Sex on the Micro-Side: Your Questions, Redux

It’s summer, sweet peas, and I’d rather be on a beach sippin’ Mai-Tai’s than talkin’ your ears off about lube and butt plugs.  Read More Sex on the Micro-Side: Your Questions, Redux

Sex On The Micro-Side: Your Questions, Redux

Q. If a solid latex dildo has been lubed or washed with the wrong product, and is now sticky, is there a way to neutralize the deterioration, or should we just get a new one? Read More Sex On The Micro-Side: Your Questions, Redux

This Open Thread has Broken Up With AdSense

Our frank nature has finally sent the Googles over the edge.  Read More This Open Thread has Broken Up With AdSense

At the Beggar’s Table: Stretchmarks, Scraps, and Being Worthy

Q. Hi, I’m a big girl. Big as in 16 stone, which in pounds is about 224 pounds. I know a guy and we want to have sex but I am so worried that my stretch marks, which I have over the majority of my body, will put him off. I am also worried about the discoloration on my inner thighs and the fact that my lady area is big. I really need some help on this as I’m that I will be so self-concious that I won’t go through with it, but I really, really want to. What can I do? Read More At the Beggar’s Table: Stretchmarks, Scraps, and Being Worthy

Can We Stop Being Shocked That Thin People Sometimes Date Fat People?

Earlier, I was directed to a pair of articles on Yahoo! from two halves of a couple. The first was from a woman who is fat and dating a thin man. The second is the boyfriend’s perspective. While I’m happy for them, and appreciate that they are putting it out there that fat people are not loveless, sexless pariahs unable to find happiness, I’m pretty sick of how a preference for fat bodies is treated like some kind of freak show. Read More Can We Stop Being Shocked That Thin People Sometimes Date Fat People?

Discussion Links: Body-Shaming in “Identity Thief” and “Girls”

Nothing quite raises my hackles like lazy journalism, and this week, I’m certainly not alone. Two different writers, Roxane Gay and Dustin Rowles, take on the body-shaming rampant in the media’s reaction to the film Identity Thief and the TV show Girls.

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