Category: Sex &…

What Sex-Positivity Is — And Is Not. by Carol Queen

What Sex-Positivity Is — And Is Not. by Carol Queen

What would it take for our culture to be fully sex-positive? What are the elements that would get us there? … If anyone, no matter how sexually frisky and happy they are, tries to use the notion of sex-positivity to judge someone else’s sexual orientation, gender expression, sexual choices, or sexual response, they are not behaving in a sex-positive fashion. Period. (And they’re misusing the term.) When you are sex-positive, you get that you are not like everybody else, and that’s all good.

Xanet Pailet on Orgasm & Making Friends w/Your Vagina

Xanet Pailet on Orgasm & Making Friends w/Your Vagina

Returning After Hours presenter Xanet Pailet of Power of Pleasure will teach her class Debunking Myths About Orgasm this month–we want people to get to know our great presenters better, so this is the...

Q&A: Am I Having a Vaginal Orgasm–Or Not?

Q&A: Am I Having a Vaginal Orgasm–Or Not?

Arousal gets higher and your sexual feelings more intense, until they crest or come to a climax — including a feeling of satisfaction and release. (All these terms are a bit subjective, aren’t they? That’s one reason it can be hard to grasp the reality of what an orgasm actually is. The other thing is that we so frequently hear orgasm described in metaphorical terms: firecrackers! Volcanoes! Expressive, but not really helpful.)

Sexy Sex, Newsy News—Week of February 22-28, 2014

Sexy Sex, Newsy News—Week of February 22-28, 2014

[This week we saw] incursions of sanity in two red states, starting with Chapel of Love, deep in the heart of Texas! Yep, the wave of sensibleness that has overtaken multiple state attorneys general crested up on the shores of the Alamo. While the weddings may not have started quite yet, it looks like the wedding planners can now get busy.