Identity

Sex and Bodies

Go read I'm Fat and I Have Sex With Hot Strangers By Melissa Mankins like right now! Absolutely dig this article. I regularly use the label "fat" and have had people say "oh no you're not!" or "don't talk about your self like that." I'm 5'2" and 210lbs. Whether you like it or not I AM FAT.… Continue reading Sex and Bodies

Education

Great Comic on Non Monogamy from EverydayFeminism!

It's awesome that we're starting to see more ETHICAL non-monogamy in the media. Unfortunately, it currently rarely highlights non hetero, cis, primary couples. Plus we don't really talk about the couples privilege that accompanies that setup. Luckily for us, Joamette Gill of EverydayFeminism created this great, short, visual to help explain some of the OTHER… Continue reading Great Comic on Non Monogamy from EverydayFeminism!

Identity

~Five Things Your Metamour Wants You To Know~

Originally posted by Ginger over at Poly Nirvana back in 2013 I absolutely think these 5 Things that really do express so much between metamores who may be struggling with the developing squishy feels of their love with someone else.

Education

TEDtalk: Guy Winch: Why we all need to practice emotional first aid

As a followup to my pieces on Choosing Peace and Self Care I would like to share this amazing video from the great people over at TED. It's from psychologist and author Guy Winch discussing the importance of "emotional hygiene." As practitioners of sex positive lifestyles remembering to take time for emotional self care is very important. Appropriate self… Continue reading TEDtalk: Guy Winch: Why we all need to practice emotional first aid

Education

Choosing Peace

Lately life has been throwing me one curve ball after another: relationships, work, home, circus, rope. As soon as I think I've gotten back to a balanced place another ball comes my way. Sometimes I feel like it's just too much to deal with. In the past, I was the cut and run type but… Continue reading Choosing Peace

Kink

Preparing for Rope by Clover

I've been following Kinkyclover's work for a while and wanted to share this well written piece on preparing yourself for rope work. Preparing for Rope by Clover

Identity, Kink, News

There’s More to a Name

Recently I've seen a number of friends and acquaintances, particularly pups, being flagged on Facebook because their profiles reflect their chosen not legal names. According to a BBC article posted this morning "Several hundred accounts were flagged by a single user for contravening company policy last month."  I'm happy to see both the BBC &… Continue reading There’s More to a Name

Kink

The Real 50 Shades of Grey E! Documentary

Thanks to falling down a random internet rabbit hole I came across The Real 50 Shades of Grey an E! documentary from 2013. I was hesitant at first since a lot of the mainstream 50 Shades coverage is pretty terrible but figured what why not. To my pleasant surprise this was a really well executed… Continue reading The Real 50 Shades of Grey E! Documentary