At the heart of our critique: concern about the notion that there’s such a thing as definitively normal sex (there isn’t), and the belief that shame around sex (masturbation, porn, desiring sexual variety, etc.) is often the reason people feel distressed about their sexual experience. Unhealthy behavior does exist, and compulsion can be one version of it. Some people do need help. But that help can come without embracing the notion of sex addiction, and it can be sex-positive.
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If you don’t know, May is Masturbation Month This means it’s time to talk about how self-pleasure fits into a healthy, happy life! The answer, of course, is as often as possible. Here’s a...
People may be freaked out about masturbation, or so freaked out that they don’t do it, which may mean that they have not become orgasmic or learned enough about their own arousal responses to inform a partner about the best way to get them off.
What does health policy have to do with sex? Everything from birth control to HIV prevention and treatment to access to medial care if you leave your cock ring on too long, that’s what. There are a jillion ways sexuality intersects with medicine; … the more people who lose access to affordable health care, the more sexual sequelae there will be to common and uncommon ailments.