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I’m 14 and My Boyfriend Wants Sex. Is Now the Right Time?

Do “all guys” really always want more sexually than you really want or feel ready to do yourself?  No. But even if they did, that doesn’t mean it’ll always be right for you — or them! — to engage in sex you don’t feel ready for yet or don’t really want yourself.

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Get Real: I Survived Sexual Assault, Now I Am Wary About My Current Relationship

Navigating sex and sexual relationships after assault can be challenging: how do you deal with a relationship that seemed to facilitate healing at first, but now seems to be standing in the way, especially when the roof over your head seems to require it?

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Get Real: How Do I Tell My Mom I Might Be Pregnant?

How can a young person tell a parent about a possible pregnancy, and why might the possibility of that conversation be a good indicator a talk with a parent is needed anyway?

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Get Real! She Won’t Stop Pressuring Me for Sex and Babies

If and when we want to have sex in such a way where we only think of our own wants and needs, we can always have that easily with masturbation. But once more than one person is involved in sex, more than one person needs to be seen, heard and considered.

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The Clitoris, the Vagina and Orgasm: Feelings and Frameworks

Knowing the issues with clitoral versus vaginal orgasms in terms of history and the politics around women and sexuality, how do you rectify when orgasm feels different based on those different kinds of stimulation?

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Get Real! He Wants Something Sexual, But I Feel Uneasy About It

How do you tell a partner that you’re not comfortable with something they want to do, whether you have sexual abuse in your history or not?  You tell them you’re not comfortable with something they want to do.

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Texas, Sex, and Separation of Church and State

The candidacy of presidential contender Texas Governor Rick Perry highlights all the problems with the conservative, anti-sex movement and their investment in theocracy. 

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Get Real: Male Bodies Vs. Female Bodies: Why Go There?

Is it better to be a man or a woman when it comes to sexual pleasure?

 

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Could a New Blood Test Lead To Gender Selection?

Would women in America be more likely to terminate a pregnancy if they weren’t happy with the sex of the child they were carrying?

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Four Daughters, Four Moms, Four Sex Talks

How can you tell Mom you’ve become a sexual adult without disappointing her?  How can you ask her for birth control? How can you disclose being sexually active?  And is it okay to use her sex toy eithout asking?

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