sexuality

Dear Mommabare,

Dear Mommabare: A Video Column For Young People Who Have Questions

Welcome to Dear Mommabare. The place young people go when they need answers they just can't get from other adults.  We'll have our first question Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   11.16.17   |   SHARE
Mommamental
It was always about Spock for me. He wasn’t supposed to be hot, but to me, he was (and is) BANGIN.

Spock Set Me Up to Love Emotionally Unavailable Men

I spent much of my childhood fawning over episodes of Star Trek. It was always about Spock for me. Therefore, Star Trek shaped my love life. Read...
Gigi Engle    |   10.10.17   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
Periods shouldn’t make you unhappy. Periods shouldn’t be painful. Having a vagina shouldn’t be painful.

To My 13-Year-Old Self: I'm Sorry No One Taught You About Your Period

One day, when you’re twice your age, you’ll write a letter to yourself with all the things no one taught you about your period Read...
Suzannah Weiss    |   10.3.17   |   SHARE
Bodies

I'm Into Vanilla Sex — Why Does That Make Me Weird?

Honestly, I’d say about 90% of the sex I have in my long-term monogamous relationship is “vanilla.” We are, believe it or not, a normal couple who Read...
Gigi Engle    |   09.12.17   |   SHARE
Sex + Love

4 Examples Of Bi+ Erasure That Bisexual People Are Tired Of Hearing

I’ve been told by LGBTQ+ community members and cis straight folks that my identity isn’t real. I’m guessing they've either never seen my Top 10 Hot Read...
Alaina Leary    |   07.21.17   |   SHARE
Voices

9 Surprising Facts About Your Sex Drive (And Your Partner's!)

Regardless if you’re partnered up or flying solo (and ain’t mad about it), there Read...
Lindsay Tigar    |   04.10.17   |   SHARE
Sex + Love

We Need To Stop Making Assumptions About Sex Workers & Disabled Clients

In my role as a sex worker who sees clients with disabilities, I find I’m constantly learning about clear communication. Learning a lot…I’m Read...
Lisa Marie Dallimore    |   03.24.17   |   SHARE
"I have a hard time being in my skin when my body feels like it’s on fire."

She's A Diva: Finding Sexiness In My Chronically Ill Body

When I think sexy, the first thing that comes to mind is acting with abandon and being lost in the trance of feeling and response. My body might want Read...
Sonya Huber    |   03.20.17   |   SHARE