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31 01, 2017

3 Myths About Sex that Keep Couples Disconnected

By |January 31st, 2017|Relationships|0 Comments

Because sexuality is so personal and private, we don’t talk enough about it. Even in this age when we can pull up all kinds of info about sex on the web, it’s easy to get stuck in the caverns of our own minds, confused about sex and attached to beliefs that just aren’t true. If [...]

20 01, 2017

A Thank You Note to President Obama, US Citizen

By |January 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

On a day when so many prepare to march in protest to the newly inaugurated President, I want to take a moment to celebrate the great man who has just left the office.  Let the focus today be on true legacy. What Obama did for women, LGBTQ folks, and acceptance of all who are different [...]

9 01, 2017

What Social Justice, Pleasure & Consent Have in Common

By |January 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Social Justice is sexy in the way that consent is sexy. When people are cared for, when their needs and desires are met, when they are invited to participate—whether it’s in democracy or sex—when we choose to work collaboratively, it’s hot. It’s attractive. It’s something people want to be a part of. It’s infectious. There [...]

23 12, 2016

13 Reasons to Have Hope Around Sexuality, Justice and the World in 2017

By |December 23rd, 2016|Sexual Politics & Culture|0 Comments

Most of us would agree that 2016 has been a challenging year, with so much loss, grief, polarization and despair. We've gone through a lot as a culture and as a nation and certainly, individuals are going through their own deep pain on a personal level as we feel what is happening in our world. [...]

19 12, 2016

Intersectionality & What It Means to “Call In”

By |December 19th, 2016|Sexual Politics & Culture, Uncategorized|0 Comments

In the sexuality field we have been having rich conversations over the last many years about both intersectionality and what it means to “call someone in” rather than “call them out.” Too often when we have an issue with something someone has done or said we feel the need to “call them out” and tell [...]

9 12, 2016

What to do when sex dwindles in a longterm relationship

By |December 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Anyone who has been in a relatively sober long-term relationship knows how challenging it can be to maintain a juicy sexual life over the long run. Your sex life may or may not have been exciting and fun in the beginning. Regardless of how exciting it was or was not, after the initial newness wears [...]

2 12, 2016

Sexuality Breathes Life into the Revolution

By |December 2nd, 2016|Sexual Politics & Culture|0 Comments

We like to categorize and compartmentalize nearly everything. It can help us manage the many parts of our life rather than feel lost in all of it and it can sometimes prevent some of the overwhelm that otherwise shows up. Yet life is interconnected, as are all the pieces of our lives. As I listened [...]

11 11, 2016

Trailblazing for Liberation: Gender and the Election

By |November 11th, 2016|Politics, Sexual Politics & Culture|0 Comments

On Wednesday, November 9 half of our country was stunned by the dreaded and realized result that Donald Trump was now our President-elect.   Every woman who ever stood for something felt the deep sting Secretary Clinton experienced, as she stood and faced us in her concession speech. It was a powerful moment. We know [...]

21 10, 2016

Predatory Behavior All Women Know

By |October 21st, 2016|Advocacy, Politics, Sexual Politics & Culture|0 Comments

Last week’s debate was disturbing on many levels. The way Donald Trump loomed menacingly over Hillary Clinton, using threatening body language and posturing chilled most women to the bone. Why? Because we all know what that predation feels like. Watching it on a presidential debate struck a deep chord in many women’s psyches that set [...]

14 10, 2016

Donald Trump, Sexual Agency & Entitlement to Women’s Bodies

By |October 14th, 2016|Advocacy, Sexual Politics & Culture|0 Comments

This week inarguably marked one of the most inflammatory moments of any political campaign we’ve seen in this country since Watergate. Donald Trump's abhorrent, flippant comments about women and our bodies, and his braggadocio on-camera claims to his ability to sexually assault women because he is a “star” are the linchpin for his demise. His [...]