Mary Drue Hall
"The overemphasis on food and weight in Lifetime Fitness classes reflects a pervasive societal diet culture that many people are working hard to eradicate."
"I’d argue, however, that pushing sex under the table and ignoring it until you’re less busy or tired or stressed isn’t going to work, because news flash: life doesn’t slow down."
"The ‘perfect’ gift for a partner seems ever-elusive, and rightly so. How could it be possible to convey the true complications and complexities of love in an object that can be wrapped in paper and set under a tree? No matter how much you spend, no gift can say what you want to convey better than you could with your own words and actions."
"The whole concept of virginity, although entrenched in our culture, religion and education, needs a serious makeover. Like, let’s Queer Eye that shit."
The culture of these sites threatens to reverse whatever progress we’ve made in the past fifty years promoting sexual agency and reducing the shame and stigma of female sexuality. Personally, that’s not really a path I want to go down. Do you?
My personal plan is to keep anal as something to try if I ever get too bored. It’s on my list of possibilities, probably right after a sex swing but before verbal humiliation. But hey — don’t knock it till you try it.
"The point of my article was less 'men are trash' (that’s slated for January) and more 'society makes us believe that fat is undesirable and develop irrelevant ideas about sex.'"
So, next time you weigh your sexual partner before doing the deed, maybe ask yourself: am I being an asshole?
"So, to all of you people who think you’re sexually inexperienced because you haven't had a lot of partnered sex — you and your hand may very well be experts!"
"How do we define bisexuality? Does it mean being consistently attracted to all genders, or does it allow for more fluidity? Or does your label change as your preferences do?"