Author: Lori S.

A Butch Mom Responds to Jack Halberstam, or Mommy Is A Noun Revisited

A Butch Mom Responds to Jack Halberstam, or Mommy Is A Noun Revisited

I am very disappointed in Jack Halberstam. It’s the kind of disappointment you feel for someone you’ve long admired but suddenly demonstrates feet of clay. Jack Halberstam’s movie columns in On Our Backs and...

Parents Buy Sex Toys Too

Parents Buy Sex Toys Too

Good Vibrations moved into my neighborhood! I live near the Grand Lake/Lakeshore area of Oakland. It’s a great place to stroll with my daughters in tow. In fact, when the weather’s good, we have...

Mommy! Why are you wearing a dress?

Mommy! Why are you wearing a dress?

Earlier this year, I was preparing for a last-minute appearance in a spoken-word performance. (The words weren’t mine; I was the supporting cast.) I was supposed to look at least a little like a...

In Praise of Slouchy Sex

In Praise of Slouchy Sex

I have mixed feelings about making this post. On the one hand, I think Katie Roiphe’s diss in Slate of bestsellerGo the F*uck To Sleep has gotten more than enough attention already and perhaps...