Writer / artist Darcy Rae shares what it means to have herpes, society's stigma and shaming for having an STD, and how to proudly and unapologetically not only live with herpes but love her body for it.
Contributing writers Darcy and Veronica share their experiences and insights regarding frequently asked questions about Herpes and HPV. STIs happen, no matter how careful you were, but you didn’t do anything wrong, and it doesn’t change who you are!
Erotica is the portrayal of human sensuality, sex, intimacy, and sexuality - in art, books, film, and more. Let's better understand it, challenge the stigma around it, and explore erotica to safely imagine and define our own desires, likes / dislikes, and sexual boundaries.
The Madonna-Whore Complex forces women into two false categories: pure or desirable. We say: be yourself! When you own your sexuality, it is your choice to be who you want to be. Check out our tips for how to reframe how you think about yourself and the world.
No one feels 100% all the time and there’s no shame in seeking out help to improve your mental health. With nearly 1-in-4 U.S. women on antidepressants, let's work together to break down the stigmas of mental health, including what happens in the bedroom.
My journey as a bisexual - hiding it, dating men and women, getting engaged, publicly posting on social - hasn't been linear … but that’s okay. You don’t have to have everything figured out. Sexuality can be fluid and messy sometimes. What helped me was being gentle with myself while honoring my truth and having open conversations.
What's the difference between a kink and a fetish? Why is that important? Along with being knowledgable, understanding the nuanced language of sex is an important step toward undoing stigmas and creating a more sexually empowered future.
Let's talk about STDs / STIs. Writer Elizabeth Mason shares her HPV experiences and offers insights to better understand STIs: what they are, testing recommendations, how to best prevent them (condoms, duh), and what do if you get one.