We all know everything there is to know about straight people. They’re everywhere. Gay men and lesbian women … we know a little about them. Enough to get by, or at least not to horribly offend someone. Queer people… (is that term not offensive anymore???). Bisexual women are hot, obviously. Threesomes, am I right? But what if the person who is bisexual is… a MAN!?
Throughout this semester, we have looked at several concepts that shape and help us to understand what is going on in our world regarding sex and how we view it. However, I believe the most important concept that we have studied to be intersectionality.
Usher has imparted many #1 hits unto the world. From “U Make Me Wanna” to “Confessions” to “OMG,” Usher has graced us with not only his voice, but also his softer, more emotional side. However, what happens when Usher switches gears and speaks about his relationship… with a stripper!?
Sex. How do you have it? Does it involve intimacy? How might you categorize it? Are all parties involved interested in having it? For some people, sexual desire and sexual intercourse are not appealing and do not factor into romantic relationships, if they have them. Continue reading
We all want to have control over our bodies and how we conduct ourselves sexually; the people with whom we engage in sexual activity, the time, place, acts, etc. Continue reading
The orgasm. Slow building. All-encompassing. Mind shattering. It’s everything we strive for. But what happens when you cannot reach your climax? Is it disheartening? Annoying? Frustrating? What if there was a way to regain your orgasm? Would you invest in products to achieve this? Would they actually work? Continue reading
Rape culture. This is also an everyday facet of our lives within this society. Rape culture is present when anyone normalizes, makes light of, and to some extent accepts sexual assault in our society. Continue reading
What does it mean to be non-monogamous? Are you gaining or losing power? Does your position in a relationship change? But, more importantly, what implications does your membership in the non-monogamous community have on the other communities of which you are a part?