Category Archives: Sex

Internalized Misogyny and BDSM

Why is it, that when everyone talks about BDSM being anti-feminist and upholding patriarchy and sexism, they only ever mention women being submissive? No one ever mentions the sub-cultural norm of a dominatrix, or switches, who can be either dominant … Continue reading

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Sex Aversion Is Sex Aversion

Originally posted on The Ace Theist:
Recently, my stats page informs me, someone arrived on this blog by searching “is sexual aversion unhealthy or holy.”  It’s not unusual for concerning search terms to pop up, but I want to respond…

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Power Relations in Sex Positions part 1

There is this idea floating around society and the media that the “giving” position in sex is powerful and the “receiving” position is weak. Normally, that correlates to men being in the “giving” position and women being in the “receiving” … Continue reading

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Defining Sex

What do you consider to be sex?  (Not sex the noun, sex the verb.)  At what point would you say, to yourself or others, that you had sex with [that person]? My current definition of sex is that both (or … Continue reading

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Threshold

The other day I was giving off massive “let’s have sexy times” signals to my boyfriend, and felt like I wasn’t receiving anything back — or at least, anything I knew how to interpret.  (We’ve been slowly having conversations to … Continue reading

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Can’t get it up

This one’s for the guys.  Or rather, it’s a girl’s perspective on a guy’s issue and what it means to me in my situation. For this post, I’m going to relay my current understanding of what it’s like for guys … 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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