“Come on, everybody: Talk about consent––what it is, how you recognize it, how it affects your sex life, how its absence affects things. What’s enthusiastic consent? How do people who aren’t given the right to a full sexuality even get to enthusiasm?”
Category: Sex & Relationships
Voles are among the most monogamous of mammals, and scientists have been peering at their little brains for years to find out why. So they finally hit on creating a singles bar for prairie voles—why had no one already tried that, I wonder? They work great for humans…
Sex is often, in our society, put into a framework that puts extraordinary focus on penile insertion into a vagina. Of course that is, for many people, a highly pleasurable and desired part of sex—but some guys who ejaculate quicker than they want to may develop especially high levels of anxiety about this because for them, intercourse is THE sexual activity, not one of many ways to enjoy sex.
For some women, faking orgasm helps them get into the eroticism of sex and actually helps make the whole scene more pleasurable. Well, all righty, then! I stand corrected, a little. I still think it’d be preferable for everyone to just learn how to have good sex, so that women can take their impressive thespian abilities down to the Little Theatre, or participate in rousing games of Charades. Or how about a nice role-play!