feminism

How sexuality plays into the feminist movement.

Squirming About the Word Sexy
Women over the age of 30 are either feeling really sexual, or suppressing it. And I’m talking to the ones that suppress it. What’s wrong with the word sexy anyway? Is the word sexy representative of s...
Sarah Fay Schaafa month ago
No Walk of Shame
Shame; noun, a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behavior. One morning in Brooklyn, my roommate closed the apartment door behind her upon leavi...
F ck Yourself .a month ago
F ck Yourself
I lost my virginity before I had sex, and I'm sure I'm not the only 22-year-old woman who can say the same. I lost my virginity a year and a half before I had sex. What I mean to say by this is that I...
Jasmin Rivas5 months ago
Why Losing My Virginity Was a Big Deal—but It Wasn't
Growing up, I had a very Jane the Virgin mentality. Sex was for marriage and that was it. Never did I think that I would lose it on the verge of becoming 19 years old. When I was younger—around the ag...
Kait Bates 7 months ago
Are You a Whore?
A whore is defined as a prostitute in the dictionary. Go ahead, look it up on Google, I can assure you that this is the definition. The word being around for many years has passed from mouth to mouth,...
Ann Onymous9 months ago
A Merry Band of Thirteen Men
"I had a conversation with the Universe," He said to me, underneath the voices of many on the crowded bar patio, twinkling with lights and lit beer signs. My friend and I had stopped in that night aft...
Katlantis Kay10 months ago
Just the Porn We Were Looking For
Though we may deny it publicly, many of us have grabbed our phone or laptop when our plans get cancelled and we find ourselves alone in our apartments with nothing to do but get ourselves off and bing...
Emily Tarffa year ago
I’m Not Ashamed
Trigger warning : rape, sexual assault, virginity, victim blaming, slut shaming The sexual revolution has started. Women have more power and control over their bodies and sexuality than ever before. E...
Night of the Living Lesbians
They were very good colleagues. It all started one day when Luisa dropped her handkerchief and Gail reached first for it. Their hands briefly touched, and a spark of electricity shocked them both. At ...
Women Literally Only Want One Thing
I was 14 when I learned that boys' penises will fall off if they get close to orgasm and then don't ejaculate. I had been raised in a conservative community, the sort of place where even male masturba...
Kendria White2 years ago
Sex and Candy
I've written before about my relationship. It is a beautiful one, but, as I mentioned in that article, there was work that led up to what we have now... Some of that was some good ol' fashioned random...
🍬 🍪2 years ago
Let's Talk About Sex
My last post regarding the meaning of sexual liberation for the modern woman gradually began to irritate me so I decided to make an updated post more aligned with my current views. By not examining th...
Nara Daeli2 years ago
Stigma in a World of Sexual Pleasure
One of the things that we all know is that sex sells. It is relatable, it is desirable, and more than anything, it awakens something in us that we enjoy on a whole new level. Sex was sold to me from a...
7 Things You Learn at a Strip Club as a Female Customer
I think that women are gorgeous, I wanted to learn how to do lap dances, and I live close to many strip clubs. What I was going to do that night was pretty clear. Not only did I get an idea of how to ...
The Confusing Musings of My Sexual Liberation
I’m fortunate enough to know several, strongly opinionated women, some of whom identify as feminists and some who don’t. But the one thing that they all have in common, is the mere fact that they all ...
Sarah Sparks2 years ago
Abreast of the Breast
No matter what my weight has been in my life, smaller or larger, there has been one constant. I have big breasts. I sprouted breasts before all the other girls in my class and had to start wearing a t...
THE AFRICANA2 years ago
5 Reasons She's a Virgin in Her 20s
Let's start off like this. There is absolutely nothing wrong with being a virgin in your 20s! Adult virgins are tired of being called PRUDE for not having sex at a certain age or following the social ...
Devyn onEarth2 years ago
Making Peace with the Penalty Box
There’s a deafening silence at the intersection of slut-shaming, toxic masculinity, and stigmatizing mental struggle, a hole where a conversation ought to be. Bacterial STIs happen. From experience, I...