Category Archive: Sexuality

Good Vibrations

It was the start of the last semester of my undergraduate education, and the day was passing normally enough. I sat in the back row of a large lecture hall as the room… Continue reading

The Abstinent Man

I kind of fell into it by accident. Abstinence, I mean, or “celibacy” (as I, and others, sometimes jokingly called it). It was abstinence though. I recently learned the difference between those two… Continue reading

The Myth of FABGLITTER

As far as being gay goes, I’ve had it pretty easy.  I grew up in a fairly liberal household in Canada.  I wouldn’t have been kicked out if I’d come out to my parents… Continue reading

Confessions of an Empowered Submissive

“An empowered submissive? You mean, a woman who is sexually empowered by her role as a submissive? A woman who isn’t a passive victim in receiving torture, but takes an active role in… Continue reading

Being a Minister’s Son

I remember about an eternity ago, when Britney Spears was a virgin, and Justin Timberlake hadn’t yet exposed somebody’s boob at the Super Bowl, and they were going out, post-Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. They… Continue reading

I Didn’t Say No

[trigger warning: rape] I do not think of myself as a victim. Nor do I think of myself as a survivor. On the whole, I don’t think of ‘the incident’ (as I call it)… Continue reading

The Pain

[trigger warning: rape] My name is Kate, and I am rape survivor. My story isn’t as black-and-white as getting attacked by a stranger in a dark alley late at night. I was in… Continue reading

I am Jane Doe.

[trigger warning: rape] I was fourteen years old the night my friend G took me to my first kegger. We told my mom we were going to “a little get together.” I remember… Continue reading

I am Not Broken

[trigger warning: rape] Slut. Skank. Whore. Those were my names for a while. You see, I’ve had many sexual partners. I’ve also had a lot of sex. Sometimes it was great and sometimes… Continue reading

The Zombie Effect

My name’s Alex …and I like sex. Big surprise there. But why does it sound like I’m suddenly at an AA meeting? I live and work in a world where sex seems to… Continue reading