I consume sex ed related material on the web at an alarming rate. I always have my nose in a blog or video. The misconceptions I come across about silicone personal lubricants are plenty.
We need to get our act together and provide realistic, comprehensive sex ed in schools.
September 12th, 2012 is Global Female Condom Day. I am so thankful I discovered the many joys of female condoms so, of course, I’m here to spread the word! Contrary to popular belief, female condoms can be used by people of any gender in man/woman, woman/woman or man/man sexual encounters. To learn more, watch my Youtube video below to find [...]
It’s Anal August! To celebrate I’ve put together a video about safer analingus (and bonus safer cunnilingus too!). Most of us know we can use dental dams for oral sex but did you know you can also use a condom or a latex glove (or latex alternative glove if you have a latex allergy)? Also one of these options allows [...]
This was written by Wintersong and previously appeared on BarkingShaman.com. It specifically applies to safety issues around play that involves blood product, such as play-piercing and cutting play. Although this writing specifically applies to blood-play scenarios in a BDSM context, sexually active people from all walks of life can benefit from giving it a read. Please keep in mind, there may be different considerations regarding [...]
Our parents and grandparents didn’t grow up learning about condoms in their high school and college health classes. After becoming single after loss of a spouse or divorce, many are hitting the dating pool for the first time in years. Contrary to popular belief, seniors have more interest in sex than we give them credit for. Thanks to erectile dysfunction [...]
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. It’s a topic I am very passionate about. I devoted a lot of time this month to speaking and teaching about sexual consent. In my Sexual Consent Workshops we learn about consent in the context of various relationships like a hook-up, dating, marriage/domestic partnership, a swinging encounter or a BDSM scene. We’ve all heard [...]
This PSA from Stand up! is of the best anti-bullying videos I’ve seen. It made me cry, damn it! Really, everyone NEEDS to see this. Show your friends, show your kids. We need this happening in every school.
Most folks I know in my age group or younger are adamant about safe sex. We pride ourselves on the precautions we take for sexual safety. Those of us 40 and under grew up during the dawning of HIV/AIDS. We know how important condoms are and we would never dream of engaging in unprotected intercourse. Never, ever, EVER. It’s just [...]