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The Moment I Realized God Didn’t Give a Damn About My Genitals

This week, I have been in The South with my girlfriend, visiting her family. Both of us have discussed the copious amounts of judgmentalness and sexual repression that is so self-evident here.

Not from family and friends, but from strangers, people we don’t know and never will see again, who seem obsessed with the way we walk, talk, dress, and hold ourselves. “Y’all aren’t from here, are you?” is the most common question we get, spoken with a smug subtext of “Y’all are going to hell.” read more

We Can Wander, Walk, Soak, Dance, Eat, Play in Total Nakedness

When we roll off the main road, it’s like entering a desert wonderland. Within an hour we are in another world. One inhabited by joshua trees, African mules and tiny desert creatures. Skies of blue and wisps of white dance overhead. We’ve been coming to this quiet paradise for years.

The road to paradise is hard. Really hard. It takes 3 hours to go 40 miles. When we finally crest read more

We Need to Cultivate a Scientific, Factually-Based View of Sex

I’ve been thinking lately about the need for a sexual bill of rights. A document that helps protect us from crazy despot dictators and insane religious leaders who view sex as an enemy combatant, or worse yet, a mortal sin to be demolished.

We need to cultivate a scientific, factually based view of sex, and enact sweeping reforms that protect the sex health rights of all individuals – including those who are ardently opposed to such ideas. It is truly time to mandate that science catch up to reality.

People are having lots and lots of sex. read more

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