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Psychology today: “How to Grow Up”

From Psychology Today comes an article with an unusual (at least in contemporary America) premise: The best way to have healthy, happy, sexually fulfilling relationships is to learn to be an individual. From the article: Becoming an authentic adult means … Continue reading

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Food for Thought: Telling little girls “He hits you because he likes you”

On Views From The Couch comes this essay, You Didn’t Thank Me For Punching You in the Face, which questions the idea that boys tease, bother, and harass girls because they like them: I will teach my daughter to accept … Continue reading

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Consciousness raising in Tumblr

Asked of a Tumblr blogger: If you had a daughter and she was going to go out to a party with guys drinking would you let her go out looking like a slut? There is a brilliant response by Tumblr … Continue reading

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The Problem with “Sex Addiction”

The Telegraph’s Web site recently ran an article by Dr. David Ley with the provocative title Why There’s No Such Thing as Sex Addiction: [T]here’s no standard definition of sex addiction. It hasn’t been recognised as a bona fide disease … Continue reading

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Food for Thought: “Why, Yes, I Am an Islamophobe”

From the Web site Altmuslimah comes this story by a lesbian woman struggling to live within a conservative Muslim society: Even if I were not a lesbian I would find it difficult to make myself “available” to men because that … Continue reading

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Food for thought: Modesty

“I think the pressure on women to expose themselves for the sake of titillating men is wrong, sexist and unfair. “Girls Gone Wild” is exploitative. Victoria’s Secret uses photoshop to mutilate models’ bodies and capitalize on the insecurities of young … Continue reading

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High Weirdness: The Lawson’s Vaginal Washer

From the depths of Victorian sexual prudery comes this device, the Lawson’s Vaginal Washer, designed to clean the inside of one’s vagina by means of a perforated water-spraying tube surrounded by–and I shudder to say this–rotating squeegee scrapers. Tweet

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