Tag Archives: sexuality

Ugla Stefanía | Moving Beyond the Binary of Sex and Gender | TEDxReykjavik

This video is an honest, heartfelt presentation where Ugla talks about their gender journey. Here’s the information shared along with this video: In their talk, Ugla puts the focus on the binary categories of gender and sex and their personal … Continue reading

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The new gay poppers are deliriously risky — Project Q Atlanta

Poppers, which for decades have been used by gay and bisexual men to increase the ecstasy of orgasm and to make receptive anal intercourse more pleasurable have always had risks. Unfortunately some of the newer concoctions used as poppers contain … Continue reading

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What Did We Get Stuck In Our Rectums Last Year?

I worked with health care professionals for years, many of whom worked in STD Clinics. I have heard numerous apocryphal stories about items getting stuck in various orifices. Frequently the goal is sexual satisfaction but sometimes the reasons are down … Continue reading

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The sex appeals: Sex is more than science | The Daily

I spent many years as an HIV/STD educator and education coordinator. I did my best working within the restrictions I had depending on the audience and venue. During the ’90s I frequently provided education in high schools and it was … Continue reading

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Gay Baiting FAXes show up in Kansas for Brownback, Showing Conservatives Haven’t Left the 80s.

It’s a Daily Kos twofer tmservo433 for Kansas & Missouri Kossacks introduces us to an attempt by supporters of Governor Brownback to bring out the homophobes to vote by using the tried and true tactics of three decades ago. Here’s … Continue reading

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British Sex Survey 2014: Teasing Out The Queer Results | The Guardian

Around a month ago The Guardian released the results of their 2014 sex survey. I have gone through the article an excerpted portions that I felt would be of interest to a Queer audience. I have put all mentions of … Continue reading

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Highly Recommended: I’m Not Sure If I Was Sexually Assaulted or Not: On Men and Date Rape | H. Alan Scott

This is an important post on an important topic from H. Alan Scott writing in Huffington Post Gay Voices. Here are the opening paragraphs… Trigger warning I’ve never been in a situation where I thought I could be raped. I’m … Continue reading

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#SpeakOutHIV: Jason Elliott – Charlottesville, Virginia

Once upon a time, there was a young, sexually active gay boy who didn’t know the dangers of unsafe sex, not talking about sexual health, and not getting tested for HIV. Then, it came to my attention that by engaging … Continue reading

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#SpeakOutHIV: 25 Young Gay Men. 25 Inspiring Stories.

This fall, Greater Than AIDS and partners brought together 25 gay men ages 25 and younger to record their personal #SpeakOutHIV stories. The videos they created offer an intimate and revealing look at HIV that is not often seen. The … Continue reading

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Frisky Fridays :: Pickup lines: The good, the bad, and the ones so ridiculous they might work : Bedsider

Here’s a bit of fun from the website Bedsider’s Frisky Friday post today: Pickup lines: The good, the bad, and the ones so ridiculous they might work Any flirt will tell you: A good pickup line said at the right … Continue reading

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Recommended: One virus, four lives: the reality of being HIV positive | Mosaic

A look at the lives of Hugh, Ian, Maluba, and Mike; 4 people living with HIV in 2014. Here’s the beginning of the enlightening article appearing in Mosaic Science… What does it mean to be HIV positive in the UK … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Sex: Crash Course in Psychology

This is a nice overview of sex and sexuality from the people at Crash Course in Psychology. Here’s their description… Sex is complicated for different reasons in different cultures. But, it’s the entire purpose of life, so there’s no reason … Continue reading

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Why We’re Scared of Masturbation — Science of Us

As a young teen I became obsessed with masturbation and what my church at the time, (Seventh-Day Adventist), had to say about it. More specifically, I wondered what the church’s alleged prophet, Ellen White, had to say about it. There … Continue reading

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Why We Care About Other People’s Sex Lives – Cari Romm – The Atlantic

CARI ROMM from the Atlantic, looks at a new study that looks at the evolution of our attitudes about sexual morality. This looks at attitudes around heterosexual relationships but some of the issues still apply to some same-sex relationships… Here’s … Continue reading

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Teen Convinces Her High School To Drop Abstinence-Only Education Class | ThinkProgress

This story really warms my heart. I can’t tell you how frustrating it was to spend many years of my professional life combating the false science behind abstinence-only sex education. One mom and daughter fought back and struck a blow … Continue reading

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Avoid Sexually Transmitted Diseases – Get Off – Cruising Apps

It does make a difference how you meet a potential date… GET OFF… the Internet The method gay men use to find sexual partners has an impact on their risk for sexually transmitted infections. A new study found that gay men who … Continue reading

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What Religious Conservatives Don’t Understand about Sexuality

A look at the culture and historical context that religious conservatives ignore when making judgments about gender and sexuality. Here’s the well researched article by Hrafnkell Haraldsson writing for PoliticusUSA… Religious conservatives (I can’t call them Christians at this point) … Continue reading

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Fingers to Ashes: The Millennial Disconnect with HIV | Tyler Curry

An important look at HIV and Millennials, ask someone from my generation what it was like 20 – 30 years ago then as a Millennial living with HIV what it’s like for them now. Here’s an important post by Tyler … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Gay

One person’s experience and why gender and sexuality is not a simple binary choice

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Dispelling the Myth About the “Gay Gene”

Originally posted on evoL =:
Guest Blog by Joni Bosch Many times I have heard people dismiss the idea that sexual orientation is not a choice by saying “there is no gay gene.”   Well, not so fast, since there is…

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