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Category Archives: Sexuality

Psst Here’s a Secret- We Deserve To Get Off As Much As We Want

Yeah, I get it. You’re busy and sex might not be a priority over doing the dishes, getting lunches together, paying the bills, and the hundreds of other tasks that make up your mile-long to-do list. But here’s the thing: If every time you’re graced with an hour to two to yourself and you choose […]

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Condom slips and fits.

So, here’s a story only a sex educator will tell you. One night, I came back to a lover’s house after going out. It’s kinda late and we are drinking tea at his kitchen table, giggling and whispering as to not disturb his housemate, who we are pretty sure has company. Eventually, the bedroom door […]

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National Masturbation Month

Why do we even have a National Masturbation Month in the US? The Pleasure Coach just posted a great history on Facebook: The celebration of May as National Masturbation Month began in 1995 in San Francisco as a response to the forced resignation of then U.S. Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders.   After a speech at […]

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Guest Post by the amazing Julie Barr

This post is written by another sex-positive parent, Julie Barr. Julie is a 42-yr-old mom of two sons, ages 13 and 8 years old. This post was originally published on the Good Vibrations magazine site and is cross posted with Julie’s permission.  Last week I wrote about raising sex positive kids and touched on my dreams […]

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I Review “The Ultimate Guide to Prostate Pleasure” by Aislinn Emirzian and Charlie Glickman, PhD

Read the full review here: http://www.sfbg.com/2013/01/30/starting-slow-and-ramping My favorite quote? Leaving the “get it up, get it in, get it off” mentality behind and moving into a receptive role can result in a new feeling of vulnerability. But men can expand the scope of what sex means to them by exploring the worldof prostate play. According to […]

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Valentine’s Day Give Away! Enter to win a Lovehoney Prize Pack!

Check it out parents, how much do I love you? Recently I was asked to contribute some sexpert advice for Lovehoney.com on how to heat up your Valentine’s Day. This is what I said: “Parents, especially single parents, do not under estimate the erotic potential of a good sexting session. You can spell out your […]

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What is High-Quality Sexuality Education?

Here is how I define high-quality sex education: 1. Enthusiastic consent is the primary focus of all sexual activity 2. All partners are seen as equally deserving of pleasure 3. Negotiations are based in non-violent communication 4. Dismantles unrealistic expectations of sexual performance 5. Acknowledges a spectrum of sexual preferences and sexual appetites 6. Provides […]

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I’ll be at CatalystCon East on a panel of sex-positive parents!

How (and why) to Be a Sex Positive Parent On the panel: Lanae St. John, Airial Clark, Lidia Anain Bjorkquist, Alyssa Royse Twitter Hashtag: #cconparent Saturday March 16, 2013 4:15pm- 5:20pm Kids these days! They’re exposed to sex and sexuality in ways that we never were. Sexting, Youtube, online porn, advertising, even kids TV shows are sexualized in ways that […]

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Stuff your own Stocking

It’s always nice to buy presents for your loved ones. It’s also really nice to buy something for yourself. Here’s your sex-positive parent assignment: buy yourself a sex toy. Something that only you know you would like. If you’ve got a store nearby, stop in and say I’m here to indulge myself. If you’re far […]

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Book Review: Hot & Heavy- Fierce Fat Girls on Life, Love & Fashion edited by Virgie Tovar

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So, I’m crying. I know that’s not how you’re supposed to begin a book review. But I know Virgie Tovar, and she respects the real like no other scholar/activist I’ve ever met. I’m crying with the realization that the words these women have written have never been read before. Have never been bound in book […]

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