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The Greatest Sexual Lie Ever Told

I am continually amazed at the negativity people carry about their sexuality and at how much they will disconnect and defect from this part of themselves, as if it is outside of us. Your sexuality is the core of who you are. It is the place where you came from, when there was a conception, [...]

Black Lives Matter but You’d Think They Don’t

I wrote an article in June 2015 about the police murders of Black men after the video of Eric Garner’s killing went viral… and here we are, a year later—just after the 4th of July, a holiday to celebrate the United States’ values of freedom and democracy. Yet, this country can’t even look itself in [...]

By |July 8th, 2016|Advocacy, Politics, Sexual Politics & Culture|1 Comment

Why Women’s Spaces Matter

I’ve spent many years in women’s communities and I, myself, create spaces for women to come and do their sexual growth work with one another. These spaces are incredibly important for our own wellbeing and evolution. They are part of any revolution.   I was recently teaching a women’s workshop in a “sex-positive” space that [...]

After Orlando, We Must Not Submit to Hopelessness and Fear

Like many of you, I’ve been rocked this week after my gay, lesbian, bisexual and queer family and allies were murdered in a horrendous act. This, on the heels of the Stanford rape case can make us feel hopeless. I have days when I am down and so saddened about the state of our world and [...]

By |June 17th, 2016|Sexual Politics & Culture|0 Comments

What Will it Take to Change Rape Culture? – A Sex Educator’s Perspective

As I was teaching the first weekend of a 9-month journey around sexual agency, confidence, skills and empowerment to a group of women committed to being more powerful and sexually free this past weekend in New York, a woman who was brutally raped on the ground while unconscious behind a dumpster at a Stanford University fraternity house was [...]

By |June 10th, 2016|Sexual Politics & Culture, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Prince: The Ultimate Sexual Role Model?

Prince was an icon in a category of one. In his death, we’ve lost one of the greatest musicians to ever live. Not only was he a master musician playing over 20 instruments proficiently, if not expertly, he was also a beautiful singer who knew how to use all of the rooms in his voice [...]

Heteronormativity is NOT the same as Heterosexuality

Well, here we are in the age of marriage equality. Right? Or are there more things to consider?

The Trans* Movement: An Opportunity for All of Us To “Transition”

We are in such an important moment in time around gender. In the twenty years I’ve been in the sexuality field, the literature around gender, and in particular, transgender issues has erupted into a field of serious study and we have learned so much, yet we are still only seeing the tip of the iceberg. [...]

The Debate Over Female Desire and the New Desire Drugs

The story of sexuality often one of a linear model that doesn’t fit women’s real sexual experience.

50 Shades of Pseudo Kink + How to Kink it Up Right

Sexual Empowerment Coach, Amy Jo Goddard, shares her thoughts on the 50 Shades of Grey film, and helps you have an empowered kinky life.