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#TuesdayTerms: Why “Masturbation May?”

#TuesdayTerms: Why “Masturbation May?”

Masturbation May was first implemented in 1995 by sex positive, feminist sex toy store Good Vibrations in response to the firing of then-Surgeon General of the United States, Dr. Joycelyn Elders, the first black woman to hold this position. She suggested that...

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#TuesdayTerms, Masturbation Month Edition: Rheomism

#TuesdayTerms, Masturbation Month Edition: Rheomism

Happy Masturbation May All! Be sure to take a look back at some of our previous posts on Masturbation Month. Today's Tuesday Term is on theme with the month and is a very common form of masturbation. Rheomism - The practice of masturbation by directing a stream of...

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#TuesdayTerms: Age Play, ABDL

For this week's Tuesday Terms here is a very brief look at defining age play and ABDL. Age Play - A set of activities ranging from more casual roleplay to identities and kinks that incorporate Adults who roleplay as people of various ages. These may include such...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Matthew

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Matthew

April 18-24 is National Volunteer Week! The Center for Positive Sexuality could not do what we do, and what we have done for over a decade, without all the volunteers we've had over the years. With this in mind, we want to introduce you to Matthew, an educator who has...

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#TuesdayTerms: Sex Work

#TuesdayTerms: Sex Work

Sex Work - (A working Definition) Sex work is related to sexual commerce of all kinds, while the term prostitution tends to be focused on the legal definition and sexual exchange for money or valuables. Sex work is more inclusive of the various forms sex and sexuality...

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#TuesdayTerms: Blue Balls, Vasocongestion

#TuesdayTerms: Blue Balls, Vasocongestion

Vasocongestion - The filling of tissue and organs with blood. During sexual arousal, vasocongestion tends to take place around the penis, labia, clitoris and chest. This results in erections in the penis, clitoris and nipples, and a slight darkening of the skin around...

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CPS Condemns the Atlanta Shooting

CPS Condemns the Atlanta Shooting

CPS condemns the recent public shootings in Atlanta. This tragic occurrence seems to reflect extreme forms of both racism and sex-negativity, both of which are completely unacceptable. According to a recent position statement on so-called sex/porn addiction by the...

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