sexuality

My Most Sexually Empowering Choice? Not Having Sex

How much sex you have has nothing to do with how sexually empowered you are.

There’s nothing worse than taking a pregnancy test when you don’t want to be pregnant.

It’s especially bad when you don’t know who the father is.

Last year, this is the exact situation I found myself in: 23, single, not on contraception, and with a late period. I was nothing short of panicked.

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Navigating The Complexities Of My Sexuality As A Black Woman

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I don’t know how long it will be before I stop allowing others' fears of sexuality as a black woman from affecting my views on sex.

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I Don't Know How To Describe My Sexuality — And That's OK.

"My uncertainty scares me – but I’m slowly learning to be okay with it." (image credit: Thinkstock)

Lesbian, bisexual, pansexual, queer, biromantic, gay – these are all terms which could apply to me. You’ll find though, that people usually only want you to choose one.

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Reclaiming Sexuality As We Age

Reclaiming our sexuality as we age is a feminist act. Image: Thinkstock.

[CN: ageism, sexism] What kind of screwed-up culture do we live in where young girls are considered to be sexual beings, but women over 40 are “too old” to be desirable?

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Here's What To Say When Someone Comes Out To You

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I came out to my straight friend first. I went for the old classic. "So, have I told you I’ve been thinking about coming out? Like in a gay way?"

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