Spotlight on: SHEER Collective
From their website: Sexuality Health Education to End Rape (SHEER) is a survivor-centered, sex-positive, pro-consent collective formed to prevent sexual assault, abuse, harassment and victim blaming and to address myths about rape by promoting an affirmative consent standard as the cornerstone of healthy sexual interactions. An affirmative consent standard calls for enthusiastic consent that is...
SexPositive ideal sex education
I recently responded to a question about my ideal sex-positive sex education curriculum, and as someone pointed out, questions aren’t really re-blog friendly. I also forgot to include any information about LGBT individuals (major oversight, my apologies). So here it is again. Thank you all for your positive responses! My ideal sex-education curriculum would start young, focusing on personal...
Anonymous asked: What would your ideal sex-education curriculum look like?
Anonymous asked: what would you say to someone who nearly had an incestuous experience when they were young and spent the rest of their lives doing self harm, and suffering in regret and self disgust
I used to think masturbation was not really sex because it only involved me....– Betty Dodson
Having the sexual history talk with your partner
Here are five reasons (just some of many) why it’s often difficult to initiate a sexual history conversation prior to having sex or to insist on using condoms. Opening the communication with your partner, and working past these five steps will make your sex safer and more satisfying. High Hopes: ”If you want to engage in a conversation about sex, you’re presuming the person wants to have sex...
Sex Positive Parenting: Kids are Masturbating
Human sexuality is an integral part of our whole lives, and does not begin just at puberty. Many children experience their sexuality as early as from infancy, when they learn that putting pressure or directly stimulating their genital regions feels good. Masturbation is a normal and healthy part of childhood. Its been shown that children begin masturbating very early on, and how parents react to...
One common justification I hear from people who like to hook up is that,...– Miriam Mogilevsky. “Hookup Culture Needs to Change for Safety and Fun” from the Daily Northwestern.