Monthly Archives: August 2013

Guest Post – What Feminism Means to Me

This is the tip of the iceberg. There is certainly more to it than I can say in a blog of moderate length. Probably a novel if I were really trying. I know that I am lucky to have had … Continue reading

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How not to get girls to like you

This story started Thursday night when I found out that after having very minor foot surgery on Friday, I wouldn’t be allowed to drive to a social event I had been planning on going to.  (The surgery turned out to … Continue reading

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Men are Simple, Women are Complicated

One of the stereotypes about guys and girls that I hate the most is the idea that men are simple and women are complicated.  I hate this stereotype with fiery passion and loathing. I am a woman.  I grew up … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Why we need to talk about sex

Thank you to Kay for writing our first guest post ever!  It’s awesome. ~~~~~~~~ It’s a hard thing talking about something that is both deeply personal and broadly shamed in society. It is more difficult because, honestly, a lot of … Continue reading

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Communicating About Sex

Much of this thought process about initiating sex started with a conversation.  Not surprisingly, it was a conversation about what constitutes signals – what saying “I want sex” actively looks like in my relationship.  Because it doesn’t always look like … Continue reading

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Initiating Sex or Asking for It

To me initiating sex means asking the question, rather than only giving the answer. As I mentioned in my last post, I, as a girl, have been taught that I am the gatekeeper to my vagina.  But as a gatekeeper, … Continue reading

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