celibacy as sexual freedom

          The definition of celibacy has been widely accepted by society (though defined specifically by the Roman Catholic church) as abstinence from any and all sexual relations, so first and foremost let me be clear that I define it as abstinence from outside sexual relations in an effort to better know thyself… Allow…

birth control (system) pt1

Birth control is defined as the intentional practice of preventing unwanted pregnancies typically by use of contraception. The history of birth control is tough but beautiful and diverse. Thousands of methods, ranging from inserting crocodile dung into the vagina to tying raccoon testicles to the body, have been created and implemented by women from as…

on “giving it up”

            You ever notice that when we talk about a woman having sex, we often refer to the act as her “giving it up?” I can’t begin to tell you all the times I’ve been told to be careful “who I give it up to” or to be wary before…

true life: I’m a serial polyamorist pt.2

         From the outside looking in, I know this all seems great, right? It must be amazing to live vicariously through the idea of my tantalizing sexcacpades with multiple lovers and think I’m living the life, but the truth is it’s not all fun and games when you’re free-spirited yet bound by…

true life: I’m a serial polyamorist pt. 1

pol·y·am·o·ryˌ (pälēˈamərē) noun: the philosophy or state of being in love or romantically involved with more than one person at the same time.        I know what you’re probably wondering; can you TRULY love two people at the same time? Well, I sure do… allow me to explain. Raul and I met through mutual…

what IS pride?

           I woke up today confused, not sure of what to do, not even sure of what to make of last night. See, I originally planned to go to the Pride parade with my best friend, to show her support and show myself some more love and pride in my queer identity….