sexuality

Owning my identity changed everything. (Image Credit: Unsplash/Bảo-Quân Nguyễn)

My 'Radical Feminist' Coming Out Story

#YouKnowYoureAFeministWhen… It’s the punchline to a good joke. It’s the start of catchy Twitter hashtag. Right? A few years ago, I was debating with Read...
Melissa Lovitz    |   01.17.17   |   SHARE
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Can We Let Fat People Own Their Sexuality Already?

Instead of being allowed to exist as fully complex and sexual human beings, they’re relegated to being a tag in pornography. They’re seen as a guilty Read...
Matt Joseph Diaz    |   11.4.16   |   SHARE
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Writing about female sexuality, before that was a thing. (Image Credit: Wiki Commons)

5 Reasons To Read Anais Nin, Queen Of Feminist Erotica

Welcome to the 21st century, in which women have more power than ever before, yet have less power than ever before as well. The latter is likely Read...
Sarah Khan    |   09.20.16   |   SHARE
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"My uncertainty scares me – but I’m slowly learning to be okay with it." (image credit: Thinkstock)

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

Lesbian, bisexual, pansexual, queer, biromantic, gay – these are all terms which could apply to me. You’ll find though, that people usually only want Read...
Sian Ferguson    |   09.5.16   |   SHARE
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I'm A Recovering Sex Addict; Here's Why I Don't Judge Anthony Weiner

Snickering at Anthony Weiner masks the brutal and difficult reality of coping with sexual addiction. Read...
Emily McCombs    |   09.1.16   |   SHARE
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When Did You Lose Your Virginity? WHO CARES?

I was definitely what you might consider a “late bloomer.” When I was younger, I was exceedingly shy around women and insecure about my weight, and I Read...
Matt Joseph Diaz    |   08.26.16   |   SHARE
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 There’s a certain irony to it, in my experience, since this means we are constantly bombarded with “how to get over” that ex, but aren’t really guided — by family, social circles and other institutions, or media — on how to deal with “getting over” a friendship.

Friend Breakups Can Hurt As Much As Romantic Breakups

In a culture focused on the importance and superiority of romantic attraction and relationships — a culture aromantics might call alloromantic- Read...
Denarii Monroe    |   08.3.16   |   SHARE
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These days, I shave most of my body hair by choice. On the days (or weeks) that I don't, that decision is just as much my choice. Image: Thinkstock.

Why I Was Late To The Shaving Game

I tapped the razor on the side of the sink and inspected my smooth legs for any missed spots. Then I rinsed the blade, washed my hands, and put on my Read...
Christine Stoddard    |   08.2.16   |   SHARE
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