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This Porn Study Is NSFW -- But Not For The Reason You Think

Lauren Duca | Posted 11.23.2013 | Women
Lauren Duca

Ideally, the way a woman chooses to explore her sexuality should be distinct from the way she exists in any alternate capacity -- idealistically, professionally, socially or otherwise.

Madison Young's Sexy BDSM Tips (Part 2)

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 02.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

In my last piece, Madison was here to dish the details on BDSM basics. That piece focused more on how to connect with sexuality and how to open lines of communication with your partner. This week Madison will get into the heavy-duty stuff!

Sex School With Madison Young: BDSM Basics

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 01.15.2013 | Gay Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

I have invited Madison to share some excellent tips on how to incorporate BDSM into your sex life. If you crave a bit of Fifty Shades action but don't know how to make those fantasies into realities, Madison has tons of helpful info for you.

Juggling Poly Needs: Different Folks, Strokes, and Needs

Amy Shiner | Posted 10.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Amy Shiner

One thing about polyamory and non-monogamy that's both a blessing and a curse is that working through feelings and needs becomes an art form. It is not a scientific discovery that everyone has different needs.

Taking 'Fair Breaks' from Non-Monogamy

Amy Shiner | Posted 09.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Amy Shiner

Free time can come in so many forms. Occasionally (I would say about once a year), I go on vacations to get away and treat myself. These trips usually only include me and last for as little as eight hours or as long as a week, and I use that time to focus on me.

Submission: My Health Choice

Amy Shiner | Posted 07.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Amy Shiner

A part of my life I sometimes struggle with is my need of submission. I have had discussions more than once with people on this and have been told th...

Am I Holding Back The Women's Movement?

Amy Shiner | Posted 06.16.2012 | Women
Amy Shiner

If I understand my feminist friends correctly, choice is the primary right that the women's movement worked so hard to gain.

Sexual Preference Is Like Ice Cream

Amy Shiner | Posted 06.04.2012 | Gay Voices
Amy Shiner

A few weeks ago it reached the 80s for a few days, and a lot of the creemee (soft-serve ice cream) stands opened their doors. It reminded me that not only are my maple creemees with chocolate sprinkles only an arm's length away, but everyone has a different "flavor" sexually.

A Kinky Family Reunion

Amy Shiner | Posted 04.23.2012 | Gay Voices
Amy Shiner

A few weekends ago I traveled to Providence for a "family reunion." The winter 2012 Fetish Fair Fleamarket is what I call a perfect reunion. One weekend a year, 3,500 members of the kink community gather for three days of workshops and panels.

Communication: Struggles Between Poly Star-Crossed Lovers

Amy Shiner | Posted 04.02.2012 | Gay Voices
Amy Shiner

I guess you could say that if two people communicate, share common bonds and emotions they are in a relationship. However, I don't consider my best friend from childhood to be in a poly relationship with me.

Spirituality Meet Leather

Amy Shiner | Posted 03.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Amy Shiner

I'm pretty out about being pansexual at church. I am sure some of my closer fellow practitioners have picked up on the poly thing. So am I ready to take the next step and let my kinky flag fly free? I'm not sure there is a choice.

Why Equality Is Essential To Marital Bliss

Dr. Fran Cohen Praver | Posted 03.07.2012 | Weddings
Dr. Fran Cohen Praver

High in the skies of euphoric love, if any red flags pop up, you manage not to see them. Once you fall in love, parts of the brain go dormant -- the parts responsible for wariness, suspicion, discrimination.