Couple research tells us that the happiest erotic couples tend to have created a shared, overlapping erotic world made from combining parts of their own erotic imaginations, in which they can escape everyday life.
It's a Wednesday afternoon, a few hours before her domestic violence hotline shift begins, and Matilda Bickers has put out the final call for submissions to the fall version of Working It, a Portland-based quarterly by, about, and for sex workers.
So what will it be, people? Are you going to prove to me that you care or are you going to disappoint me, like so many in the past? If you do respond, and your word impresses me, I might even go out of my way and "like" the comment.
We have to stop misusing language in a way that promotes the idea that gender is inextricably linked to our sex organs. We have to stop enacting hard and fast rules for children's behaviors, attitudes, preferences, and desires based on their biology.
At least half of all problems associated with casual sex can be traced back to its name: People think that "casual" means the sex takes no thought and fits as comfortably as sweatpants. Here are ten steps to getting recreational sex right.
Anyone who knows anything about animals will tell you that they are diverse. All species on earth have evolved differently to maximize their chances for survival, and so all species -- humans included -- have unique and species-specific qualities.
While neither sexuality nor identity should be subject to any form of discrimination, shouldn't this nuanced-yet-not-insignificant distinction be reflected in the way these groups advocate?
Casual sex isn't usually something you want to advertise. In theory it sounds awesome but if you really take a good hard look at it after the fact and start listing all of your thoughts and feelings, it gets pretty messy. So let's do that!
We can all agree that it is easier to to discipline little kids than it is to discipline teens, right? I think that I can hear a collective yes in the background.
For each individual, sexuality is a process of self-discovery, and it can be one of the most invigorating journeys of your life. As I was deciding to become a professional dominatrix and fetishist, I asked myself, 'can I handle other people's judgmental attitudes about my sexuality?'
I brought my beautiful girl, Arayla (10.5) with me to Ecstatic Dance in Oakland today, for the first time in a couple of years, as it's often one of...
Keep in mind that your partner's fundamental personality won't change. If your S.O. has always been freaked about backdoor play, for example, it's pretty unlikely you're going to get a different reaction, no matter how you approach the subject.
There are times in life when, if you listen closely enough, you really can hear the whispers of your soul. You know ... in between news reports, paying your bills, working for a living, finding meaning in life and trying not to go out of your mind.
Aspects of our personal life will inevitably bleed into our professional life as workplace culture is one that is interactive. The fear here is how negative stereotypes and misperceptions of bisexuality will negatively affect the professional progress of someone like me.
There are 225 million women who have an unmet need for contraception. As globally conscious individuals, we know that an answer to poverty elimination is allowing women to choose when and if and how often they have children.
Mindy is one fine, confident woman! And we're pretty sure she'd support any woman making a plan to be their best self -- a little something we like to call "The Bounce Back."