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The Not-So-New Act of Stealthing

Trigger warnings: stealthing, sexual assault. No, we're not talking about stealthing in terms of gaming or gender. I wish. Stealthing: the act of removing a condom during sex without the consent of the partner. In 2010, the term was used to describe someone who had intercourse with an individual without disclosing their HIV/STI status, putting… Continue reading The Not-So-New Act of Stealthing

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How To Get Over A Break Up: As Told By Science

We've all been there. Whether you were sixteen at the sidelines of the Homecoming dance floor, or twenty-eight alone in a bed for the first time in six years. I was recently in a heart-wrenching, hope-killing, fulfilling-the-man-hating-feminist-stereotype, break up. After nearly three years and in the midst of many friends' engagements, it all came to… Continue reading How To Get Over A Break Up: As Told By Science

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The Color of Sexual Violence

Trigger warning: abuse, rape, sexual violence, assault. The color of my best coffee mug is teal. The color of that one shirt I've owned since 16 is teal. The weird wind chime my mother picked up at last year's flea market is teal. The color of sexual assault awareness is teal. In the United States,… Continue reading The Color of Sexual Violence

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Bad Sex: We’ve All Been There, But Women Have Been There More

Trigger warning: sexual assault, force, coercion. Condom breakage, disturbing smells, surprising fetishes, awkward moments, back-breaking positions, nonexistent erection or lubrication, and faking orgasms: bad sex. When someone is describing bad sex, we're all capable of conjuring up similar memories. Whether it was with a partner or a hook up, drunk or sober, sex can be… Continue reading Bad Sex: We’ve All Been There, But Women Have Been There More

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Sex Sells: Escorting Effects on Human Trafficking

Escorting in the Modern Era discussed the rate at which men in America purchase sex, the lacking research in the escorting industry, and Jay and Emily's personal experiences escorting. They reported that while they feel financially and personally empowered in their work, they can't help but to be weighted down by society's views of sex… Continue reading Sex Sells: Escorting Effects on Human Trafficking

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Escorting in the Modern Era

According to Merriam-Webster, an escort is a woman or man who is hired to accompany someone to a social event. But attempt to find clear-cut definitions of sugar baby/daddy or an arrangement from Merriam and you're at a loss. Seeking Arrangements is an American dating website/mobile app founded in 2006. The website states "An arrangement… Continue reading Escorting in the Modern Era

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Feminism and BDSM: A Coexistence

Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Science Center recently hosted a 21+ Sex, Love, and Science night where adults could enjoy the center kids free, explore the science behind sex and the human body, all while enjoying those adult beverages we love so much. The night included events such as a science speed dating session and a large-scale simulation… Continue reading Feminism and BDSM: A Coexistence