I don’t know about you, friend, but I love having sex — and I hate being hot. But alas, summer is naturally a sexy time of the year. From everyone being in their swimsuits, rooftop brunches, and men having the audacity to come out the house looking like thots in their gray shorts… it’s hard […]
Nine months prior to turning 28, I was living with my cousin-roommate in the Bay Area and working for a healthcare agency in a role that was slowly, but surely, draining my soul. It had been three years since I graduated from grad school and, while I was grateful for this new set of circumstances, […]
If this is one of the first times that you’re reading the phrase “normalize consent”, then it may sound like a foreign concept. “Normalizing” something requires that we think about it often, talk about it openly and do it every chance that we get. “Consent” requires us to consider permissions, what’s legal vs. illegal and, […]
Social media is cracking down on sexual content, again, leaving sex educators and sex workers out in the cold.
Relationships are some of our most prized possessions. While they aren’t necessarily “things to possess”, they bring us joy, they help us grow and they remind us of who we are. Although, ultimately, it’s the relationship that we have with ourselves that inform how we move through the world. So, even when they come to […]
Ask any Black woman between her late twenties and early forties what their favorite sitcoms were growing up, and it’s almost a guarantee that they’ll mention Girlfriends. For many of us, Girlfriends became the holy grail of Black woman-sitcoms for several reasons. The first being representation – despite Black American TV flourishing in the late […]
Mama’s gotta have a life too, boo.
The myth itself is inconsistent. So what’s the truth?
The idea of having sex while menstruating leads people to some very strong feelings.