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Janeology - The glossary to sex terms and acronyms. Slang for a sex act where both partners are stimulating the other with their mouths AB, Adult Babies a fetish for regression into an infant/toddler state through dress (including diapers), roleplaying, and being rendered helpless to a Mommy/Nanny; the formal title for this fetish is “paraphilic infantilsm”; it can manifest itself in many ways but revolves around the ideas of giving up control to Mommy, wearing diapers and other baby clothes, playing with other ABs, being stripped of responsibility, and sometimes, exhibitionism; ABs need a Mommy/Nanny to help take care of them, to feed them, clothe them, change their diapers and check for diaper rash, play with them, and to discipline them when necessary ablutophilia sexual arousal caused by bathing or showers.

Fuck yeah sex education. Fuck yeah sex education. Helpful Sexual Health Links. Some of the information on our pages has been borrowed from other excellent web sites.

Helpful Sexual Health Links

Visit the following sites for more information about sexual health: Ask YAWA! --Do you have a question about sexual health issues which you feel uncomfortable about asking? Course 1. Strange But True Sex Facts - Lustability. SexFacts_tsj.jpg (JPEG Image, 640x4251 pixels) - Scaled (12%) Sex, Relationships and You (Over 14s). "It encourages safe and pleasurable sex without bullsh*t" The Sex Education I Wish I Had. This originally appeared on Massive Hassle.

The Sex Education I Wish I Had

Republished here with permission. So I have had almost zero formal sex education. When I was 10, our teacher held the girls back at break time and solemnly informed us that we were due to start bleeding out of our vaginas any day now. If this happened while we were in school, we were to tell NO ONE but immediately locate the nearest female teacher, who would provide us with something to soak up THE SHAME OF OUR WOMB. She did not actually say that last bit, but even at 10 years old, I felt it was strongly implied. - How Have Contraceptives Changed Your Life. Spermicidal Condoms & N9. I came across an article called “What Spermicide Users Should Know, But Often Don’t” by Gretchen Cuda Kroen the other day that reminded me of the downsides to spermicides, specifically nonoxynol-9.

Spermicidal Condoms & N9

While nonoxynol-9 is very effective at helping to prevent pregnancy and STIs, it can also have some negative effects. Studies have shown that nonoxynol-9 may leave its users more susceptible to HIV. Contraceptive horror stories - why do we ignore them? - The Femedic. After her second child was born, 39-year-old Mary-Ann, an accessory designer, got the copper coil fitted as she wanted a form of contraception that didn’t involve hormones. The copper coil, or IUD, is a small T-shaped device, made of plastic and copper, which is inserted into the womb and prevents pregnancy for up to ten years. But when Mary-Ann went to have to have her coil removed when it stopped working, her GP was unable to locate it. After “several attempts” with “different tools”, which left Mary-Ann in a considerable amount of discomfort, her GP had to give up and sent her for a scan. The scan showed the coil had dropped down in her womb, so Mary-Ann was referred to a gynaecologist for removal.

No one had sent the gyno the scans from the hospital however, and Mary-Ann was subjected to another painful and invasive half an hour of “another health professional sweeping blindly about my womb”. Facts on American Teens' Sexual and Reproductive Health. May 2014 •Fewer than 2% of adolescents have had sex by the time they reach their 12th birthday.

Facts on American Teens' Sexual and Reproductive Health

But adolescence is a time of rapid change. Only 16% of teens have had sex by age 15, compared with one-third of those aged 16, nearly half (48%) of those aged 17, 61% of 18-year-olds and 71% of 19-year-olds.[1] There is little difference by gender in the timing of first sex. •On average, young people have sex for the first time at about age 17, [2] but they do not marry until their mid-20s.[3] This means that young adults may be at increased risk for unintended pregnancy and STIs for nearly a decade or longer. This Might Hurt, but I'm Hungry. False Popular Notions Of Sex That Imperil The Young. THE monthly sexual secretion of woman has been rather euphemistically called her monthly purification, because in former times it was thought that her blood would be thereby freed from impurities; just as during the puerperium it is termed a purification when the entire open uterine surface cleanses itself.

False Popular Notions Of Sex That Imperil The Young

We might with just as much reason call nocturnal emissions a purification, because substances are then excreted which should actually be got rid of. But we are so little accustomed to thinking physiologically, that we take more notice of the external soiling than the internal cleansing. This soiling occurs so much more easily in young men because there is no wearing of a diaper to help as with girls. Learning To Ask. Do you ever have difficulty asking for what you want?

Learning To Ask

I used to, and it’s taken a lot of practice to be able to change that. On a recent trip, I had a great reminder of how important it is to be able to build that skill. When I got to the gate for my flight home, I saw an open seat at the end of one of the rows with electrical outlets. 16 ways to talk about consent. Not Everything You Wanted To Know About Puberty (But Pretty Darn Close) By Heather Corinna Puberty is the process of physical changes leading to physical sexual.

Not Everything You Wanted To Know About Puberty (But Pretty Darn Close)

Sorting Maybe from Can't-Be: Reality Checking Partnered Sex Wants & Ideals. Scarleteen users often ask for our help making choices about engaging in sex with a partner .

Sorting Maybe from Can't-Be: Reality Checking Partnered Sex Wants & Ideals

When we have those discussions, we'll usually link them to some basic information, then engage in a talk starting with questions about what they feel they want and need when it comes to a. #431 : I want to have sex for all the wrong reasons. Hey there, Captain Awkward (or Other Awesome Person), I am currently lucky enough to be dating World’s Most Amazing Guy.

#431 : I want to have sex for all the wrong reasons.

We have been dating for over a year, and for the most part we get along great. The one major sticking point in our relationship is this: He wants to wait for marriage to have sex (PIV [Penis-In-Vagina] intercourse) and I want to have sex, like, 3 months ago. I try to not make him feel bad about his decision, but lately I’ve been getting more and more frustrated. Identity, Attraction, Relationship Terms. Asexual – a person who does not experience sexual attraction allosexual — any person who is not asexual, demisexual, or gray-asexual; a person who desires partnered sex and experiences sexual attraction to others; anyone who is heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual, or pansexual demisexual – person who only experiences secondary sexual attraction as a result of emotional connection (either platonic or romantic); demisexuals may experience sexual attraction to more than one person at a time or only one; they do not experience sexual attraction to strangers, celebrities, or to people who they barely know.

Identity, Attraction, Relationship Terms

How frequently they experience sexual attraction and how long it takes them to experience it in a given relationship varies by person. Source. Queer Is A Verb. I wrote this for the Momentum Conference anthology, to accompany my presentation at the event. What does “queer” mean? One of the things about the word queer that fascinates me is how many meanings it has. Body as a Second Language: Navigating Queer Girl Culture on the Autism Spectrum. “I always knew something was different about me…” Thus starts the stereotypical coming out story, and mine is no different.

Once I realized I was queer, however, my story diverges. There was no deep sigh of relief, no lightbulb moment of, “Ohhh, that explains everything.” Creating Equal Access to Quality Health Care for Transgender Patients: Transgender-Affirming Hospital Policies. Snippet #4: The bisexual invisibility report.

This is a excerpt from my book Bi: Notes for a Bisexual Revolution. If you like this text, please consider buying a copy. Okay, so I know I haven’t posted anything of my own in a while, so I thought that instead of a short little snippet, I’d post something more substantial. This is still from my book, taken from the chapter about biphobia and monosexism. Jonathan Eig, "The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution" (Norton, 2014)

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