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What It’s Like to Grow Up in a Culture That Doesn’t Hate Sex

by Careen Shannon August 8, 2013

 The first time I slept over at Peter’s house, we arrived so late his mom and dad were already asleep. We had a fun evening in his attic bedroom, but I was anxious when I woke up the next morning. Raised in America, I had never slept at a boyfriend’s place before. What would his […]

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Female ‘Purity’ Is Bullshit

by Lindy West May 29, 2013

Everyone else on earth is as annoyed with “purity” as I am, right? The idea that there are two kinds of women—”good girls” and everyone else, and one of them is good for fucking and the other one is good for marriage and never the twain shall meet and zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz? How is this fulfilling for […]

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Erotic Imagination and Play

by Esther Perel March 13, 2013

Erotic Imagination and Play challenges and subverts the established order. Introduces discontinuity into reality and our usual way of understanding the world. It breaks the constrictedness caused by the oppression of everyday experience. The creative imagination is a transitional space. Tweet

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5 Ways to Build Your List

by Suzanne Evans August 31, 2012

Think about how we keep in touch. Maybe you are a client or in a group, but mainly we stay in touch through this newsletter. I share insights of value, tell you what’s going on in my world, and keep you aware of my programs and offerings. I love my database! I feel like once […]

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Sex And Disability: Boston Filmmaker Turns Lens On ‘The Last Taboo’

by Margaret Evans July 24, 2012

Alexander Freeman has always been focused. When he was a toddler, he used to spend hours by the garden gate in his family’s Chestnut Hill home. Time after time, he’d open and close that gate, trying to get the movements right, trying to be perfect. Freeman says he feels imperfect. Tweet

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What Does It Take to Consent to Sex?

by Cory Silverberg July 3, 2012

A few days ago an article was posted in the NPR health blog Shots, titled “Dementia Complicates Romance in Nursing Homes”. The piece was primarily about a new report out of the Australian Centre for Evidence Based Age Care that looked at how sexuality plays out in nursing homes or long term residential care facilities […]

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Constructing Perversions: The DSM and the Classification of Sexual Paraphilias and Disorders

by Robert Scott Stewart June 26, 2012

Notions of sexual perversions have a long history in philosophy, dating back at least to those two pillars of Western thought: Plato and Aristotle. Tweet

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Dr. Patti Britton’s Top Resource List

by Leonore Tjia June 20, 2012

Dr. Patti Britton of Sex Coach U shares her top resources and insights from her work as a sex therapist, coach and author. A fantastic resource list from her training call on June 19, 2012! Tweet

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Sex-Positivity Is…

by Charlie Glickman May 1, 2012
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I’ve heard a lot of people talking about sex-positivity, especially on teh interwebs. But I don’t see as much clarity around it as I’d like. So here’s my take on what it. Tweet

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