(Image Source: Getty Images) “Revolution in Love’. Can you tell me what you mean by that? Do you want free love as against bourgeois marriage, or monogamy as against bourgeois promiscuity?” ~ Milan Kundera A, somewhat delayed, return to our #haveyouhadanorgasm series then. In the first post we mentioned that there is a of pressure surrounding sex… Continue reading Sex Under Pressure
What Do We Mean By ‘Sex’ Anyway?
(Getty Images:Timothy Shonnard) “Good sex is like good bridge. If you don't have a good partner, you'd better have a good hand.” ~ Mae West Right, back to our #haveyouhadanorgasm series. (I don't recommend reading this at work or anywhere that your grandmother might read it over your shoulder during your festive family gatherings.) As we… Continue reading What Do We Mean By ‘Sex’ Anyway?
Consent: Also For Women
"So what's the best way, in day-to-day life, to establish what someone likes? Well, we fucking ask them." ~ Cordelia Fine So, following a discussion I recently had on Facebook, prompted by this Ravishly article around practicing consent as a heterosexual woman, I agreed to write my thoughts on the subject of women and consent.… Continue reading Consent: Also For Women
You Keep Using That Word, I Don’t Think It Means What You Think It Means
It's probably inadvisable to read this post at work. "I believe that sex is the most beautiful, natural, and wholesome thing that money can buy." ~ Steve Martin You remember those spam adverts and pop-ups offering me sex that I told you about the other day? Well, in addition to assuming that their offer presented… Continue reading You Keep Using That Word, I Don’t Think It Means What You Think It Means
7 Reasons Why Girls Ain’t Easy
"It's full of easy girls." ~ A friend, disdainfully, while discussing a local dive hot-spot. 'Easy girls' has to be one of my least favourite terms in the English language. I find it offensive on so many levels that I hardly know where to begin, but here goes: 1. This is not the 1950s As… Continue reading 7 Reasons Why Girls Ain’t Easy