Posts tagged sex
The Many, Many Benefits of Masturbation

Learning to embrace your sexuality is a pretty crucial component of living a healthy sexual life. It’s kind of what Harlot is all about. The good news is: you don’t need a partner to embrace and experiment with your sexuality. I’m here to make a case for masturbation—trust me; it’s got a lot of benefits.

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How to Practice Consent Like a Pro

There’s been a lot of buzz around the topic of consent recently. More and more people are talking about the importance of affirmative consent, but many are still having a difficult time understanding this concept. In fact, in the wake of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, some men are claiming that they are now afraid to associate with women in public or the workplace, for fear that they might of being accused of sexual harassment or assault.

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No, You Didn’t Deserve It: Spotting the Differences Between Healthy and Unhealthy Dating Behaviors

It’s still February, and that means it’s still Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. And if your sex ed classes were anything like mine, this topic probably got skipped right over. You know how to put on a condom, what birth control options are out there, and the names of a whole host of sexually transmitted infections. Your educators prepared you to practice sex safely. Except, they didn’t. Not really.

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How do you Know if You’re Ready for Sex?

Deciding if you are ready for sex is a pretty big step. This decision is complicated and deeply personal. No one else can make it for you—not your friends, your parents, your boyfriend or girlfriend, your teachers or religious leaders, no one. While it’s empowering to be totally in charge of how you express and act on your sexuality, it can also be a bit daunting

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