I’ve been busy – but here’s a cool image about consent


Sooo it’s been a while since I’ve posted something. It’s because I’m graduating and working two jobs, so life’s been busy. Hopefully this will tide you over for a little while. I’ll be back in action once I have those papers. If you want to check out some of the other writing I’ve been doing, check out Self Serve’s blog.

 

Source: vitaminw.co via Kathryn on Pinterest

Why our culture has such a hard time talking about sex


Talking about sex in a public forum isn’t always easy. People haven’t been raised to talk about sex openly and without shame or embarrassment. Most of that begins in our childhood years, in my opinion.

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Our societal norms often tells us we need to protect kids from sex, because sex and sexuality will ruin their innocence. So parents generally don’t talk about sex in a realistic way with their children until puberty, or often not at all.

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And what a gay year it was!


BuzzFeed LGBT highlights 60 moments the U.S. and the world can be proud of. And when you see all the events that happened in the last 365 days, it does actually look like significant progress.

I think Dan Savage put it best when he said on his Twitter account: “This is what a cultural tipping point looks like. Read it and weep, haters.”

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