Tag: healthy sexuality

Troubleshooting Sex

Troubleshooting Sex

Sex can be physically painful, and that doesn't mean "you're doing it wrong". When we speak with young people about sex in frank and honest ways, one question that we often hear is "does sex hurt?" We hear this question because there's a common line in media and conversations about sex, which says how much … Continue reading Troubleshooting Sex

Sexual Trauma and Queer Rights

Sexual Trauma and Queer Rights

How sexual trauma can affect sexual attraction and orientation, and the implications for queer fights and queer rights. A lot of times when someone comes out of the closet as queer, ignorant people assume that it’s because they’ve experienced sexual trauma. They figure, someone must have hurt this person to make them no longer want … Continue reading Sexual Trauma and Queer Rights

Talking to Kids About Porn

Talking to Kids About Porn

(mostly for kiddos aged 7-13, or so) If you’re not comfortable with your kid looking at pornographic images, that makes a lot of sense. Sexually explicit imagery is generally past the developmental level of younger kids, who are experiencing body curiosity and trying to catch up with their peers, not necessarily looking for sexual gratification. … Continue reading Talking to Kids About Porn