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Sexual Freedom

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Lena Marquise, "Mistress Lady Wednesday"

Ian Spanier | Posted 02.20.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Marquise is one dominatrix who isn't quite what you might expect: She's an unashamed, loud-and-proud, extraordinarily articulate advocate of perso...

'You're Smarter Than You Look'

Danielle Sinay | Posted 08.30.2014 | Women
Danielle Sinay

I am (a fake) blonde and have large breasts. I am also a writer, employed and pursuing my Master's. These are things that make me "me." These are all things that have nothing to do with each other. Right?

Devouring the Forbidden Fruit

Monique Ruffin | Posted 03.06.2014 | Black Voices
Monique Ruffin

Naomi Wolf's latest book, Vagina, is my new bible. And yes, this from a licensed spiritual practitioner and former devoted Christian.

What Is Sexual Freedom?

Tammy Nelson, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Tammy Nelson, Ph.D.

Sexual freedom does not only include the right for gay couples to marry or the right to cross-dress in public, but our right to have the kind of sex we want in our private bedrooms, the freedom to express our ideas online and in the media and the freedom to be who we are.

Moms Change the World: Kenya Stevens

Monique Ruffin | Posted 07.23.2013 | Impact
Monique Ruffin

Kenya Steven is a mama who is reclaiming and re-defining the feminine woman. Her ability to be true to herself is contagious.

I Am a Cosmo Girl, Thanks to Helen Gurley Brown, and Proud of It!

Carole Mallory | Posted 10.14.2012 | Media
Carole Mallory

I am read and listened to and this is a pleasure, but I would never have had this opportunity without first having been a Cosmo Girl for the late and charming Helen Gurley Brown, who created part of my arsenal of experiences from which I draw upon to write.

Why Madonna Shouldn't 'Put It Away'

The Guardian | Posted 03.29.2012 | Women

God, I am exhausted and I haven't even started. At my age, your knees creak, you feel constantly tired, your features start sliding down your face, yo...

The Thinking Woman's Guide To Threesomes

Thought Catalog | Posted 03.28.2012 | Women

There was a time when sex with more than one partner at a time was considered a nasty cesSTDpool of sticky, patchouli-scented nonsense. Or something g...

Islam And Human Rights: Why It's Up To The Muslim Community To Prove Itself

Asma Uddin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Asma Uddin

A burden of proof has been placed on the Muslim community to prove that its religious tenets stand up to the scrutiny of international human rights standards.

Sam Stein

Sexual Freedom Group Charges RNC With Hypocrisy | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the leading organizations advocating for sexual openness and freedom is charging the Republican National Committee with hypocrisy in the wake o...

Swingers On Trial In China: State Says 21 Broke Law With 'Partner Swapping'

AP | TINI TRAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — A college professor accused of organizing a swingers club and holding private orgies in China was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison, ...

Sex and Sin

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

Suppose the state made it a crime to masturbate. It is difficult to believe that a nation dedicated to "the pursuit of happiness" and the freedom, autonomy and privacy of the individual could possibly allow such a law.