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Shaunna Nelson2 years ago
Science Encourages Women to Go Bra Free
Science has had women believe for centuries that a bra is a necessary component of our everyday wardrobes and that free breasts are offensive—yeah right! Some of the biggest stars like Rihanna, Kendal...
Sarah Sparks2 years ago
Pubic Hair or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Muff
I have recently read Caitlin Moran's How to Be a Woman. I was struck by her chapter on body hair, specifically pubic hair and our present cultural obsession with female pubic hair (or the lack of it)....
JM
J.C. Marie2 years ago
Learning Curve
Masturbation is a very important time in a young woman's life. However, it is very easy to get overwhelmed by the experience, especially when one is ready to upgrade to sex toys from fingers. There ar...
Mickey Finn2 years ago
Equal Op-porn-tunity
The porn community is working harder all the time to change their culture into a respectable industry like any other. One of the problems they are going to have to deal with is Equal Opportunity. I do...
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Jim Vigilante2 years ago
Speak Up About Sex!
It’s a tragic shame that people will talk about their relationship and sexual desires with a friend or complete stranger who is some sort of professional, much more easily, more often and be more open...
Gareth Johnson2 years ago
The Case Against Circumcision
It's almost one year since Jonathon Conte committed suicide. At the time of his death, Conte was 34. He lived in San Francisco. He suffered from depression. His depression was reportedly linked to his...
Brendon Cooper2 years ago
Defining Genderfluidity
Hi. My name is Brendon, and I am genderfluid. What does that mean? Well, first, let's talk about gender in general, and we'll get back to that. A lot of people believe gender is a binary: that there a...
Tyomi Morgan2 years ago
Is Your Pussy Broken?
"Maybe it really smells. Maybe it's dry as hell. Broken pussy." Rapping enthusiastically over Kalis's "Im bossy" instrumental during an open mic night in LA, Issa Rae paints a picture of what her best...
Mickey Finn2 years ago
Porn-pocalypse!
The internet has made communication incredibly fast, and put nearly anything you want to find right at your fingertips. Being the hairless bonobos that we are, we almost instantly filled it with porn ...
World Naked Bike Ride Launches Again
Those who enjoy Pants Optional Sunday might want to check out the World Naked Bike Ride. Held annually in March in the Southern Hemisphere, the World Naked Bike Ride has been going on for a decade in ...
Ioan Nascu2 years ago
Queer to the Bone
In 8th class biology you learn that each individual is genetically unique. There is no one else like you. Epigenetics go even further, stating that it's not just your gene but your environment that mo...
Sarah McDaniel3 years ago
Did I Kill Playboy?
This is a statement that still blows my mind, but I am the only person on the planet that can say it honestly: I was on the cover of Playboy's first non-nude issue. After 63 years of showing every pos...
Lindsie Polhemus3 years ago
How Do Celebrities Define Pansexuality?
Being pansexual doesn't mean having fun with your skillet. While the term “pansexual” and the identity that comes with it has been around for centuries, now, in the 21st century, it is a word that's u...
Lizzie Boudoir3 years ago
Feminism's Changing of the Guard
F-bombs getting dropped left and right. While this one is suitable for television, many people still can’t stand the sound of it: Feminism is experiencing a changing of the guard. It scares the conser...
David McCleary3 years ago
Male Menopause May Be Psychological
Men's sexual aging is far more mysterious than women's. When women look down the sexual road, at least one thing is clear: menopause. They know that if their sexual instincts, responses, and appetites...
George Gott3 years ago
What Does the LGBTQ Acronym Stand For?
In 2011 President Obama probably said it best that “every single American— gay, straight, lesbian, bisexual, transgender—every single American deserves to be treated equally in the eyes of the law and...
Filthy Staff3 years ago
Sexism in Language
Language is sexist. It has never met the equality needs of women. As gender issues move to the forefront of society's eye, it will continue to combat equality. A male-dominated language cannot meet th...
Natasha Sydor3 years ago
Sustain Natural's Meika Hollender
Meika Hollender and her father Jeffrey Hollender co-founded the up-and-coming revolutionary all natural condom company Sustain Natural. Featuring environmentally friendly, clean, fair-trade, and vegan...