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#TuesdayTerms: Belly Fetish

#TuesdayTerms: Belly Fetish

Welcome to the first installment of #TuesdayTerms! Learning new words can be fun! Here, we’ll define a word or two related to sex, gender, kink, BDSM, fetish, and more. Alvinophilia is a partialism in which a person is attracted to the human belly button or navel....

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#MythMonday: Anal August  – Why would people do that?

#MythMonday: Anal August – Why would people do that?

Welcome to week two of Anal August! This week we’ll be diving into two prevalent questions in the world of back-door intimacy - why would someone want to engage in anal sex, and how does one explore it safely? Both questions have a plethora of answers; like most...

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#MythMonday: Anal August

#MythMonday: Anal August

During an anal sex workshop at Harvard University, Natasha, a representative from Good Vibrations, noted, “not all men have penises, not all women have vaginas...the butthole is the great sexual equalizer. All humans have a butthole.” She spoke zero lies. So why does...

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Free Consent Presentation 8/9 12 p.m. PT

Join our educators as they discuss the 4Cs method of consensual negotiation. This presentation is free, however it does require registration and space is limited. Just go to our homepage and click on the Free Consent Presentation button. This presentation is part of a...

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#MythMonday: Orgasm Day July 31st

#MythMonday: Orgasm Day July 31st

This Friday, July 31, is National Orgasm Day, and it’s our pleasure to honor it with this week’s Myth Monday! Discourse around orgasms tend to focus on the “orgasm gap,” which is the phenomenon of straight women “achieving” orgasm at a much lower rate than both...

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Extended Deadline – Grant Proposals on Race and Sexuality

Application deadline extended to September 1, 2020. The Center for Positive Sexuality is pleased to announce a call for submissions for four small grants to support research on race and sexuality. Race and sexuality are intricately connected, as are so many other...

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#MythMonday – Sexual Roles in Queer Relationships

#MythMonday – Sexual Roles in Queer Relationships

A quick Google search of “top vs bottom” makes crystal clear that our preoccupation with labels seeps through even to the queer community. That’s not to say that labels can’t be useful - identifying as a top or a bottom can be another effective form of sexual...

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