Posts tagged "sexuality"

Girl On Girl: The Social Stigma Of Bisexuality

It’s hard out there for a bisexual.
By: Morgan Cohn / March 18, 2015

Why Labels For Sexual Identities Are Useful For Everyone

Remember back in 2007, when a woman married the Eiffel Tower? She’s in a relationship with a German tower crane now. There was a documentary that followed her during her commitment ceremony to the good ol’ Tour Eiffel, and that documentary ruined her relationship with the monument. The staff of the Tower…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / January 13, 2015

Give Yourself The Gift Of Flirtmoji And Up Your Sexting Game

Hey, so you want to let your sexual lady friend know that, with her blessing, you’d like to finger-bang her even though she’s on her period? I’ve got good news! There’s a Flirtmoji for that. In fact, there’s a Flirtmoji for pretty much everything, including: Watersports Gimps Inflatable sex doll…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 30, 2014

Yeah, Right, I Take Nudes For Your Attention, Because It Matters So Much To Me

Do I need to link to anything that says “[Fill in the name of a woman] is getting naked on camera for attention”? It’s been said about me. It’s being said about Kim Kardashian. It’s been said about any woman who’s ever voluntarily had a photo taken in any kind of sexualized context, and several…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 14, 2014

NY Post Declares That Hot “Celesbians” Are Totally On Trend

GUYS! GUYS! GUYS! Lesbians are news! Look, lesbians! They’re hot lesbians, too! Isn’t it amazing that they’re hot?! I never would have dreamed that such a thing exists! Oh my god! They’re celebrities too! They’re celebrity lesbians! They’re celesbians! They’re HOT celesbians! Did hot lesbians even EXIST before celebrities?! I BET NOT!!!!
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 16, 2014

What Disney Movies Taught Me About Being Gay

Ursula from "The Little Mermaid" is almost certainly a lesbian, according to stand-up comic James Adomian, who lovingly refers to the iconic Disney diva in a recent viral bit as a “big dyke with a butch haircut.” Adomian, who is openly gay, doesn’t believe that Ursula deserves the negative treatment she…
By: Samantha Allen / September 28, 2014

Mirror, Mirror: “Fat” And “Ugly” Aren’t The Only Body Issues Women Have

I have a friend who does bodywork -- massage and chiropractic, basically -- who is helping me to get through marathon training. This happens to be the same friend who’s training me in practical self-defense and who knows all about my traumas. When he was working on my quads last week, I instinctively did…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 13, 2014

Sex Education Textbook Is Too Educational, Fret California Parents

If there's one thing we gotta be sure about when it comes to sex education textbooks, it's that they can't be too sexy. We wouldn't would impressionable children getting any ideas that sex can be pleasurable, right?! Teachers and parents in Fremont, California, gave input leading to the purchase of Your Health Today, which will…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 8, 2014

Frisky Rant: The Real Problem With Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” Cover Art & Her “Black Jezebel” Brand

Last week, Nicki Minaj released the artwork for her new single “Anaconda,” featuring the rapper in a squat position with her large posterior aimed directly at viewers. The image was met with mostly support from fans and critics but some questioned if the image was “too…
By: Tiffanie Drayton / July 28, 2014

Alabama Joins 21st Century, Overturns Ban On Oral & Anal Sex

Welcome to the 21st century, Alabama! On Friday, an appeals court in the state overturned the anti-sodomy law, which criminalized consensual oral and anal sex between unmarried partners. The great state of AL punished "any act of sexual gratification between persons not married to each other involving the sex organs of one and the mouth…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 17, 2014

PurrVerse: Getting Lucky With San Francisco’s Hook-Up Truck

I live in San Francisco, land of art, sexual experimentation, and entrepreneurial spirit. Since I’ve moved here I’ve explored the boundaries between public and private sex in multiple ways - in the back of a pickup truck on Twin Peaks, in the woods by the Sutro Baths, with a bike-powered sex machine in the middle…
By: Kitty Stryker / May 22, 2014

Guy Talk: Sex Isn’t A Commodity That Women Exchange

"How do women decide to begin a sexual relationship? Pricing!" The above video showed up in my Facebook feed the other night. It’s from a purported think tank, the Austin Institute for the Study of Family and Culture, which is actually a Christian think tank/advocacy group. The video claim…
By: Kale Bogdanovs / February 28, 2014

Annoying Reporter Asks Lena Dunham Why She’s Naked So Often On “Girls,” Gets Deservedly Scolded

Lena Dunham is naked, or partially naked, fairly frequently on "Girls." (So is Jemima Kirke. Both Allison Williams and Zosia Mamet keep themselves more covered up.) Some of Lena's nudity is during sex scenes, while a bunch of others are when her character is changing clothes, sitting on the toilet, or in the…
By: Jessica Wakeman / January 10, 2014

6 Ways Men Can Speak Up About Their Sexuality

Women are everywhere these days and sexuality is one area in which women have globally joined forces to have a voice. But interestingly, in all this activism, one thing that has been slightly quiet and unheard, one thing often missing, is the male voice. A lot of emphasis is being placed on empowering women, wherea…
By: YourTango.com / November 23, 2013

Greatest Grandpa Ever Writes Kickass Letter Shaming His Daughter For Disowning Gay Grandson

When a woman named Christine kicked her son Chad out of the house after finding out he was gay, her dad (Chad's grandfather) penned this awesome letter, which FCKH8 posted on their Facebook page. "You're correct we have a 'shame in the family', but mistaken about what it is," he begins. "Dad"…
By: Ami Angelowicz / October 3, 2013

Sinead O’Connor Writes A Long, Intense Letter To Miley Cyrus, Miley Responds By Comparing Sinead To Amanda Bynes [UPDATED]

Miley Cyrus opened a can of worms when she told Rolling Stone that her "Wrecking Ball" video was inspired by the Sinead O'Connor classic, "Nothing Compares 2 U." Naturally, this inspired the outspoken singer to pen a thousand-word missive to Miley and…
By: Ami Angelowicz / October 3, 2013

4 Things To Know About Being “Mostly Heterosexual”

Most of you have probably heard of the Kinsey Scale -- a measure from zero (100 percent hetero) to six (100 percent gay) that determines a person's perceived sexual orientation. A recent review of research on the matter, done by Ritch Savin-Williams at Cornell University, focused attention on the…
By: Ami Angelowicz / October 2, 2013

Frisky Q&A: The Ladies Behind The Unbound Box

We get lots of sex toys sent to us at The Frisky's office. Like, lining-the-bookshelves lots.  Don't get us wrong: we'll never say no to a new vibrator or free condoms. But truth be told, the packaging and aesthetic of so many sex toys give us a seedy vibe. We don't want our sex toy…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 23, 2013

Watch The Trailer For Cannes Winner “Blue Is The Warmest Color”

The Palme d'Or is the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival each year, presented to the director of the best feature film. Past honorees have included such notable favorites as "Amour," "Fahrenheit 9/11," "The Pianist," "Pulp Fiction," and "Taxi Driver" — so it goes without saying that walking away with the Palme d'Or…
By: Rachel Krause / September 21, 2013

The Sworn Virgins of Albania Live Celibate, Gender-Bending Lives

The "burneshas" live in the mountain villages in the hinterland of Albania -- they're women who've lived their entire lives as men, forgoing sex in the process. They're also the subject of photographer Jill Peters' collection, The Sworn Virgins of Albania. The women choose to live as men for…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 25, 2013
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