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Blowjobs: An act of submission?

This post is part of my sex-ed series. To get these posts in your inbox sign up here.  I had a comment recently from a reader in which she talks about how her boyfriend has stopped going down on her. Despite this she still performs blowjobs on him whenever they meet. The issue, however, is that she is now left disappointed and resentful towards him. Which got me thinking about…

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Why wasn’t I told?! Learning how to masturbate and what it could mean for gender equality

This post is part of my sex-ed series. To get these posts in your inbox sign up here.  I started masturbating at 18. By that point I had been sexually active for four years. I had a handful of sexual partners to date, dispensed sex advice to friends, and prided myself on my knowledge of sexual health. In many respects, I was considered “experienced”. But my savviness when it came…

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What to do when the condom breaks or falls off?

This post is part of my sex-ed series. To get these posts in your inbox sign up here.  You’ve done everything possible to have safe sex. You bought condoms, you read the funny diagram instructions on the box and followed them to a tee. Maybe you practiced putting the condom on a banana. Or maybe you didn’t.   Either way, it failed, and you now could be facing pregnancy, herpes, or…

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How to have sex and not be labeled a slut

This post is part of my sex-ed series. To get these posts in your inbox sign up here

Slut [derogatory noun]:

  • Dated meaning: A woman with low standards of cleanliness.
  • Present day meaning: A woman who has had many casual sexual partners.

Never in my life did I think I would be offering advice about sex on my personal blog. But here I am and here you are, reading it.

If you type “losing virginity at 14” into Google, my blog is the first result.

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