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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

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Buzzworthy Satisfaction

Whenever I would get sick as a teenager, my mom would come home from the drugstore with supplies: medicine, ginger ale, some kind of cracker-type snack and magazines. Since she read Elle, she would usually get me Elle Girl. I never thought much of it until I turned 18. That's when she brought out the… Continue reading Buzzworthy Satisfaction

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Sex Positivity Doesn’t Mean You Want Sex

The sex positivity movement has roots in feminism with women taking power over and being shameless surrounding our sexuality. This isn't an all-inclusive approach, but there's room for all voices in the sex positive movement - there has to be. One of the common misconceptions is that you have to brag about sex, talk about… Continue reading Sex Positivity Doesn’t Mean You Want Sex

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Intersectional Body Positivity

Recently, Emma Watson addressed her shortcomings as a white feminist, leaving many white feminists wondering: what is white feminism? Including myself. I don’t pretend to be an activist. Most of the time I find Issues to be far more complex than saying, yes, that’s good or no, that’s bad [insert Only a Sith deals in… Continue reading Intersectional Body Positivity

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Blessed With A Body

Journalist Dennis Thompson, Jr. wrote, "Women are blessed with bodies that are capable of achieving orgasm in more ways than one." Sometimes it doesn't feel like a blessing. Between the stress of getting periods, or periods that don't arrive when they should; cancer or just maintaining general health, our bodies don't often feel like blessings.… Continue reading Blessed With A Body