This Week in Lady Reads

More serious stuff this week than last, but the posts were just too good to pass up. Click on through to read about misgendering raptors, ~*~sarcasm~*~ online, and lots of other cool stuff! Read More This Week in Lady Reads

Friday News Bites: Indiana Updates, David Bowie Theatre Project + More

Greetings, all. This week’s Friday News Bites are rather heavy on the Indiana-specific content, for a number of reasons, but we have some other governmental and entertainment matters to cover as well. Let’s get started:

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This Week in Misogyny

There was a ton of great writing about Bill Cosby this week, and because there needs to be balance in the universe or some shit, a corresponding amount of truly heinous commentary. Let’s dive on in. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny Isn’t Wearing Spanx

This week we’ve got some good news, some Oscars news, and the usual assortment of fucked up shit. Let’s get down to business. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny Isn’t Wearing Spanx

For Those Who Have Considered Non-Hormonal Birth Control, When The Pill Isn’t Enough

Q. I have a birth control issue. I’ve gone through dozens of pills over the years and also tried the NuvaRing with no success; my usually-supercharged sex drive is always flipped on its ass, I become a mushy demon woman from hell, and the idea of being so much as touched by my s/o sounds abhorrent. It’s difficult for him to understand that he’s not at fault and frustrating because he’s”¦ well, primal, and needs to be sexed very regularly. Normally, that makes us perfect for one another, but it’s also why it makes this difficult. Read More For Those Who Have Considered Non-Hormonal Birth Control, When The Pill Isn’t Enough

No Glove, No Love: Yes, But Can We Get the Glove Feeling Breezy?

Q. I just finished a z-pack for strep throat and my doctor advised me that I won’t have the full protection of my birth control pills until I start my next pack…in three weeks. Three weeks with a backup method isn’t a big deal, but my partner can’t seem to come or even really enjoy sex if we’re using a condom. So, do you have any tips for either alternate alternate methods, or how to make a condom easier/sexier/better? I know sex isn’t solely about an orgasm, but three weeks of blue balls is unsatisfying for anybody. Read More No Glove, No Love: Yes, But Can We Get the Glove Feeling Breezy?

Honey, We’ve Got A Leak: Anal Sex And Its Friendly Fluids

Hello chickadees! I’m self-welcoming myself as one of the newest contributors to Persephone’s ever loving (in all the right ways) sex advice column. Like a moth to the flame, I’ve really enjoyed reading the best and brightest advice that the Frisky Feminist has offered and now I say with great pleasure (potentially the self-loving kind, later this evening) to be a part of this sexy little team. So hand over the worst, the best, and the ones that have got your head scratching, and we will get these boots knocking. Now, without further ado, lets hop into this week’s query.

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