As a sex blogger, I interact with a lot of people online who are interested in discussing sexuality and what I do in the field but I keep hearing some of the same things from folks who don’t seen to realize that they’re actually being quite rude or dismissive. Here’s a list of the top five things I wish people would stop saying to sex bloggers.
“Princess Plugs,” as they’re known, are a very popular anal toy. Unfortunately, many people are unaware of the safety issues with this particular style of plug. Find out what makes this plug so dangerous and what better alternatives are out there.
As children, my friends and I imagined being sorted into our houses and attending classes at Hogwarts. However, now in my late 20s, I find myself wanting more information about the wizarding world through the perspective of adult witches. As a sex blogger, this begs the question: what would sexuality look like if the wizarding world of Harry Potter were real? Here are ten concepts from Harry Potter that could apply to the sex lives of witches and wizards alike.
My relationship with porn has always been complicated. For years, it was something I found to be personally degrading but I still supported it as a means of pleasure for others. It wasn’t until recently, however, that I found out how to make it pleasurable for myself.
For this date night, you and you partner go into a superstore with a quest to buy each other a gift assortment under an agreed upon budget. What kinds of thoughtful, silly, or useful items can you find for them? No peeking until you’re home!
Everyone has a little fun fact about themselves. Some people can juggle or solve the Rubik’s cube. My talent is something I only share in front of a very specific audience: I can orgasm without any physical stimulation.
I attended the Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit this summer in Alexandria, VA. I got to meet a ton of other bloggers and learned some really important things. I could not be more grateful for the experiences I had at SFS18.
Going to a play party and don’t know what to pack in your bag? I’ve got you covered! Read up on the ten essentials I never go to a play party without bringing.
I had the pleasure of stopping by a boutique in Alexandria called Lotus Blooms while at a sexuality conference down in VA. The sex toys were all body-safe, the staff were friendly and knowledgeable, and the atmosphere was everything I could ask for in a sex shop.
Remote-controlled toys are a fantastic addition to anyone’s sex toy collection. Whether you like to use them as flirty foreplay from across the room, an act of dominance from across the bar, or as an intimate connection from across the globe, they are bringing people together like never before.
When I started dating my transgender boyfriend almost two years ago, I had a lot of questions I wasn’t sure how to ask. Thankfully, my partner was very open and taught me a lot about what it means to love someone who is trans. If you are new to dating a transgender person, here are some guidelines to make it easier for you both.
IUDs have over a 99% effectiveness rating, making it one of the most effective forms of birth control available. Since everyone’s experience with getting the IUD can vary, I wasn’t sure what to expect with my IUD insert. Looking back, though, I wouldn’t trade it for anything.
What defines our sexual orientation? Does it go beyond simply “gay” or “straight?” Within sexual sub-cultures, we may see several identities take shape to define us. Read about how the “who” is only part of what makes up our orientation.
Dick size is a sensitive issue for lots of men, but is bigger always better? Explore the body image issues cis men face with the size myth and learn how to improve your game in bed without relying on your penis.
The Leather Man is an interesting sex shop in the West Village of New York. As you can likely gather from its name, it has a large gay male clientele. Still, that didn’t stop me and four friends (none of which are gay men) from checking it out on a day in the city.
We like to think our medical professionals are free from biases, but they are no different from the rest of the world. When I saw a doctor for an infection in 2014, I had no idea how badly the discrimination I faced would affect my ability to receive medical care for almost a year.
Salem and I attend the 50th Fetish Fair Fleamarket, hosted by the NELA. Read about all the educational workshops, social events, vendors, and entertainment this weekend event had to offer!
If you’ve never hired a sex worker before, you might be asking yourself how to approach someone for sexual services. The process is usually quite simple. Try following these guidelines for establishing a professional relationship with sex workers.
While the concept of polyamory is becoming more popular, a lot of misconceptions are also being thrown around. One increasingly common issue is the “one penis policy.” Read about the OPP and why it should be challenged.
Two friends from New York show me one of their favorite sex shops in the city. Find out what makes Purple Passion/DV8 such a huge hit with NYC kinksters!
We all know about red flags to look out for but what are some signs that things are going well? Read up on green flags to know how to pinpoint progressive traits in a relationship and learn how to make your connection even stronger.