Even as a sex columnist, sex is not what comes to mind for Sid Azmi when thinking about pleasure. Azmi’s ultimate indulgence is “time of one’s own.”
Sid on Sex: The Feminist’s Guide to Sex Toys
Sid Azmi, the owner of a Brooklyn sex shop, says “pleasure begins with the permission to self-love.” Sex toys should be a part of that.
Sid on Sex: Instead of Slut Shaming, Let’s Embrace the Label
What if instead of slut shaming, we could proudly own our hard-earned right to pleasure?
How Math Magazine is Changing the Way We Think About Women’s Sexuality
Inclusive sex-positive content is surprisingly hard to find. Math Magazine is on a mission to change that.
Sid on Sex: Define Your Sexual Narrative
Do we have a sexual narrative that illustrates our erotic personality and one that describes our approach to sex?
Sid on Sex: Why My Definition of Sex Doesn’t Include Orgasm
What if we thought of sex as frolicking? Instead of pressure to orgasm, we’d have limitless possibilities.
How I Became Polyamorous and Why I Want to Tell the World About It
Alexandra LaPlante tells her story of living a polyamorous life to help make a world where women aren’t afraid to try new types of relationships.
Sid on Sex: Empower People to Own Their Pleasure
Since I’ve learned to masturbate indulgently and without shame, I’ve never had bad sex.
Sid on Sex: Masturbation Is Self-Care
I learned about masturbation from a sex column in my mid-20s. With every orgasm my vibrator brought me, my heart grew fuller.
The 6 Female Authors You Need to Read in 2017
2016 has been a difficult year, one that’s seen a type of social and political heartache many would like to forget; it’s also been a year filled with strong female voices speaking out against racism, sexism …
Revenge 2.0: The Rise of Nonconsensual Porn
The internet is a vast resource, one that can enlighten and educate us. But for victims of nonconsensual pornography, it can be a murky pool, in which lurk painful reminders of a violation that only takes a Google search to uncover.
Why Women Should Talk about Masturbation
While our society is coming to embrace women’s free sexual expression with a partner, we still tend to keep mum about self-pleasure.
Commodifying the Body: What Surrogacy and Prostitution Have in Common
A BDSM educator shares her experiences with sex work and explains the troubling implications of commodifying the body.