We could all use an update on the term “masculinity”. The old, familiar definition of masculin is drenched in toxicity. What is the new, woke-r definition of masculinity that we should try to push?
From prehistory, to today, the idea of asserting dominance has always been one of the shapers of humanity. From the Roman Coliseum to the Military Industrial complex, the idea of masculinity has also been used as a form of dominance.
In recent years however, we as a culture have been exposing the underbelly of when the idea of masculine goes too far. This is what we know as toxic masculinity.
Pansexuality has its own treasure trove of difficulties. People often (wrongly) view pansexuals as confused, greedy, or going through a phase. People think they will one day emerge identifying as gay or lesbian.
These rumors are untrue and harmful, but they persist nonetheless. I wrote a whole article about the intricacies of Pansexuality and Bisexuality here. But being pan and identifying as a man? Whoa, brother. That’s another set of difficulties. There’s a lot to unpack here, so let’s begin!
When I showed up at the address Maggie had given me, I could barely believe my eyes. Ahead of me in the freezing river was a boat, billowing steam and filled to the brim with naked, sweating, women.
I didn’t realize that heaven existed on earth, but it seemed that my chance encounter with Maggie was teaching me that it does. You just need to know where to look.
While the holiday season can be stressful for everyone, it has to be, like, ten million times more stressful for queer people.
From dodging intrusive questions from judgmental family members about your haircut or clothing to continually validating that your very romantic and sexual partner is not just your “friend” — it’s not always easy to be holly and jolly when you’re feeling questioned, erased, or straight up unsafe.
Diving into dirty talk can seem super intimidating. But using your lips (yes, the ones on your face) is easier than you may think. When it comes to talking dirty, being empowering and inclusive as you turn up the volume is the sexiest thing of all.
Whether you’re a gender non-conforming babe, an all-affirming partner, or you just like to keep your dirty talk as versatile as possible, here are some tips for bedroom talk that turns up the heat while shutting down the gender binary. Continue Reading
Finding the perfect label for human sexuality is like trying to find a perfectly tailored suit at a big box store. It’s borderline impossible. This is true whether you’re looking to describe your own sexual identity, or trying to understand someone else’s. Sexuality is complex, and labels are limiting.
Today we’re going to delve into the differences and similarities between Bisexuality and Pansexuality. Afterwards, when you, a partner, or your cool niece uses these terms, you can see the full, rainbow colored picture.
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In today’s age, people have a myriad of gender identities and expressions.
The gender binary, which labels people as exclusively masculine or explicitly feminine, can be constricting.
It creates stereotypes that can’t possibly represent the multidimensional spectrum of the human being.
As we grow beyond the gender binary, language becomes even more important.
Understanding and intentionally using gender-affirming and gender-neutral pronouns is now a key part of creating a safer, more inclusive world.
Self-love and body positivity can be challenging goals for many of us, sadly.
Especially when our body doesn’t look the way that mainstream porn usually depicts.
Like if your bum is hairy. Today we learn all about how to love our butts, hair and all.
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Gay, straight, or otherwise, you know you’ve at some stage of your life, had the burning question:
“How do you have gay sex?!”
Whether you’re a fledgling lesbian, wanting to spread her wings (some pun intended), or a curious middle-aged straight guy from the midwest. You want to know.
Today we dive into the various ways to have gay sex and answer all your questions.
Let us count the yummy ways….
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To help commemorate the fabulous occasion in history as well as essence, here’s a Pride Month Medley of our top Pride-themed blogs and podcasts.
Because, while June gloom may be in full swing, not even that can rain on our parade—our Pride parade, to be exact!
It’s the annual time of year specially dedicated to celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community and their monumental quest for equality.
While the parades, parties, and campaigns have come to be a large part of the celebration as we know it today, there’s a whole lot more to it than just that.