Tagged: Dating & Hookups & SW

The Polite Way to Break Up (With Your Therapist) 1

The Polite Way to Break Up (With Your Therapist)

It’s not easy to share your dark­est thoughts with some­one and trust that they’ll under­stand — let alone advise with a har­mo­nious bal­ance between accep­tance and growth. And when a ther­a­pist does­n’t hear you out, it takes only a minute…

How to "Date Yourself" 2

How to “Date Yourself”

After British Vogue inter­viewed Emma Watson, the media fix­at­ed on the 20 sec­onds where she talked about being sin­gle and “self-partnered.” It was a con­ver­sa­tion where she spoke about men­tal health, her place in the world as an activist, history…

4 Common Misconceptions About Sex-Positive Bloggers 9

4 Common Misconceptions About Sex-Positive Bloggers

When I reveal that I’m a sex toy review­er, I some­times hear vari­a­tions of “Really?! But you’re so quiet/wholesome/[insert anoth­er syn­onym for demure]!” On a bad day, I might clap back, “I’m sor­ry— I did­n’t real­ize that intro­ver­sion meant not having…

My Past Sexy Side Hustles & Free Stuff (Beyond Reviews!) 15

My Past Sexy Side Hustles & Free Stuff (Beyond Reviews!)

In the cur­rent gig econ­o­my, you’ve prob­a­bly heard Millennial femme friends joke about sug­ar[ baby]ing, finan­cial dom­i­na­tion, or sell­ing used panties to pay off stu­dent loans. Or just for extra spend­ing mon­ey. It’s not a myth— there’s no short­age of…

4 Great Reasons to Consider Hiring an Escort 20

4 Great Reasons to Consider Hiring an Escort

An escort’s job is to make fan­tasies hap­pen, immers­ing clients in the expe­ri­ence. It often goes beyond phys­i­cal grat­i­fi­ca­tion to include psy­cho­log­i­cal cap­ti­va­tion and emo­tion­al com­fort. And for that, I have mad respect for their skill sets. Here are four…

Why I Don't Hunt For "Unicorns" / FFM Threesomes 22

Why I Don’t Hunt For “Unicorns” / FFM Threesomes

Given a long enough time­line, prac­ti­cal­ly every straight dude I’ve been with has asked me for: an FFM three­some, espe­cial­ly with one of my (unspec­i­fied) cis female friends butt stuff, but with only me receiv­ing My response to the for­mer used to be,…

What I learned about STIs the hard way (and what else kept me up at night) 24

What I learned about STIs the hard way (and what else kept me up at night)

[Content warn­ing: sex­u­al assault. If that’s a hard top­ic for you, skip #5.] I wish we talked about chlamy­dia the way we talk about strep throat. It’s not the infec­tion that ter­ri­fies peo­ple, but the stig­ma of sex­u­al abnor­mal­i­ty. It’s the…

The Spaces Between review: a political porn about people of color with white partners 25

The Spaces Between review: a political porn about people of color with white partners

Porn is the per­fect place to become polit­i­cal. It’s a place where mon­ey, sex, media, and ethics con­verge. —Pink and White Productions direc­tor Shine Louise Houston Wait, what? Political com­men­tary and porn? The Spaces Between is a short queer porn film on PinkLabel.TV,…