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Midori, Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 11:00am
Some sort of a shift is happening in the general social consciousness about women and kink. For a change, it seems to be a good shift this time. Albeit a small sampling, my travels and teaching...
Kitty Stryker, Monday, September 27, 2010 - 3:17pm
I’ve always loved going to Good Vibrations Indie Erotic Film Festival, or the IXFF, a collection of erotic films from all over the place representing different sexual orientations and...
Simon Sheppard, Monday, September 27, 2010 - 8:55am
It's not that I'm hopelessly nostalgic for the 1960s—sorry, aging Deadheads, but I got rid of my last tie-dyed T-shirt long ago. (Though I do have a fetching Nehru-collared day-glo paisley shirt I...
Margaret Wade, Sunday, September 26, 2010 - 3:11pm
Women past childbearing age are the ones leading the changes toward a better world all over the globe says Jean Houston. She claims that 85% of the founders of change movements – planting trees,...
Greta Christina, Friday, September 24, 2010 - 11:35am
"It's sort of awful. Yesterday for lunch? Spinach... and some seeds." "I swear by almost nothing for breakfast. Mugs of hot water!" "The other day I realized as long as I'm in this business, I'...
Chris Hall, Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 4:02pm
Seattle-based advice columnist and writer Dan Savage joined anti-bullying efforts this week by launching a YouTube channel dedicated to hosting videos that tell LGBT youth that "It gets better."...
Arielle Loren, Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 12:36pm
In popular culture, the stereotype of black men continues to resemble the Big Bad Wolf. Imagine a black man. What do you most likely see? He's tall, muscular, uber-masculine, darker in skin...
Theresa, Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 7:17pm
Storytelling is a type of performance art that has the power to heal, educate and entertain. It is especially useful for helping even the most contentious of communities gain perspective and...
Kal Cobalt, Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 3:45pm
Everyone in my life knows that I love robots. Not everyone knows that I love robots.  I write science fiction about the intersection of sexuality and artificial intelligence. I've always been...
Kamela Dolinova, Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 10:58am
Sex at Dawn, the new book on prehistoric human sexuality by Dr. (of psychology) Christopher Ryan and Dr. (of psychiatry) Cacilda Jethá, has already gotten heaps of media attention—with good reason...
Amy Marsh, Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 8:50am
Like children, older adults in our society are perceived to be at greater risk for abuse and exploitation, and therefore in need of specialized protection and intervention. Last week I wrote about...
Margaret Wade, Tuesday, September 21, 2010 - 1:42pm
Any pagan event seems to have a polyamorous contingent attending it. And polyamorous communities tend to hold pagan events. These are generalities, sure. But have you ever even heard of a Christian...
Simon Sheppard, Monday, September 20, 2010 - 9:07am
Well, well, well. It comes as no surprise that the Director of Issues Analysis of the frothingly anti-queer American Family Association, one Bryan Fischer, hates Muslims, as well. Well, not "...
Mike Stryker, Friday, September 17, 2010 - 2:10pm
Pretty much undoubtedly the biggest ‘geek’ movie of this Summer was the Michael Cera vehicle Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, based on a Canadian indie comic book that blended slice-of-life romance...
Kitty Stryker, Friday, September 17, 2010 - 10:44am
As a child, growing up to pagan, feminist, politically-aware parents, I remember hearing this song by Christine Lavin, that gently poked fun at the new, 90's trend in "sensitive new age guys" in a...
Chris Hall, Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 2:36pm
Back when I lived in Brooklyn, I was, shall we say, acquainted with my share of insects as involuntary houseguests. When winter began to recede, you'd know spring was on the way as soon as you saw...
Amy Marsh, Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 2:27pm
Resignation is not consent. Weariness and terror are not enjoyment. What seems compliant is not necessarily voluntary. Symptoms of the Stockholm Syndrome are not equivalent to a submissive’s...
Chris Hall, Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 1:01pm
Everyone who has ever watched a porn film—or even done so much as pick up a dog-eared copy of Penthouse—knows the archetypal lesbian fuck scene as envisioned by mainstream pornographers....
Midori, Wednesday, September 15, 2010 - 10:52am
What do you see when you look at the world through the eyes of another gender? What’s revealed in the process of shifting between the masculine, feminine or all the other gender variants? With many...