Why inclusive language matters. by deb kozak Good-bye, gender binary! Say hello to gender neutral language! Wait, what? That sounds kind of complicated. Not really. Quite simply, gender-free language in health care affirms that reproductive rights are for EVERYONE. In fact, rather than complicating matters, inclusive language actually makes it less complicated for people to … Continue reading Taking the gender out of gendered reproductive health.
Consent is conversation, not condoms.
Consent to one activity isn’t consent for all activities that might happen in a sexual encounter. Nor is it automatic consent for future encounters, with that same partner or with others. Consent needs to be ongoing throughout a sexual encounter. Consent can withdrawn by any partner at any time. Suggesting that a single gesture — the mutual opening of a condom package — sends the damaging message that consent really is a one-time event.
Blow Your Own Mind: 10 Tips for Solo Sex
Getting it on by yourself can help you get to know your own body better, experience the satisfaction of the big O, or just help you fall asleep after a long day. We’re setting shame and embarrassment aside to reveal the top 10 tips to blow your own mind.