Feb 18, 2016
“You want to be a WHAT?” is a question I hear almost as regularly as I hear “cold enough for ya?”. Mind you, I live in Northeast Ohio so that’s pretty damn often. This question is what almost always follows me telling someone that I’m going to school to become a Sex Therapist. I assume that as soon as the word “sex” rolls off my tongue that ears shut off, judgement turns on, and the assumptions roll in.
When I say I want to be a Sex Therapist people …
Nov 5, 2015
LABIAS LABIAS LABIAS!! What does that word spark in people? For whatever reason any time I use the word I see eyes close, noses scrunch, and hear a chorus of “gah that’s an awful word!”. But why? Why does the name of a body part evoke such disgust in people? Why does a word so closely linked to women’s’ health make men and women alike shrink as if the word were a skunk’s smell?
The labia minora is the set of small lips of skin surrounding the vaginal opening. …
Oct 20, 2015
Dear Former Classmate/Facebook Commenter,
Man oh man do I have some questions for you. When a friend of mine shared the article about George Lawlor saying “this is not what a rapist looks like”, why did you feel compelled to comment? Why did you feel the need to go out of your way to spread your hateful and judgement-filled opinion on my newsfeed when we haven’t spoken more than a “hello” when I see you in public for years?
What do you think gives you the right to tell …