The oft-repeated slur about gays, "You're sick" actually has some truth to it, though not in the way bigots would have us believe. As we talked about a few weeks ago, gay people, in part due to prejudice and stigma, suffer poorer general health compared to their heterosexual counterparts. Not only t ... More >>
Seeing that you really can't cut a peeper off cold turkey, the Center for Sex and Culture has decided to bring us Lusty Lady Night -- a new series of sex-related events, including peep shows, spoken word, and God knows what else they have hiding behind the curtain. And guess what? It starts tonigh ... More >>
If nudists weren't using their nakedness to make a political statement before, they sure are now. San Francisco's naturalists are planning to strip down once again at City Hall tomorrow when the Board of Supervisors is expected to select its next president. The nudists hope that dropping trou will ... More >>
Now we know nudists do have limits: wet weather. A legion of prolific naked people went through with their planned rally to protest public nudity, but they didn't hold the demonstration outside for a change. Rather, the rainy weather pushed them indoors, away from community members who probably di ... More >>
Public nudists are planning to strip down once again and head to City Hall -- all in the name of art. That's right, the Castro's legion of nude men are now claiming their naked bodies are no different than any other fine craft on display. In short, consider this event a quasi art show. And hey, it's ... More >>
How many of us fantasized about going to college in the Ivy League? To be thought of as among "the best and the brightest," and get a shot at opportunities most people don't have? When a few of my sex-positive colleagues said they were speaking this week at Yale University at something called "Sex W ... More >>
The ethics of consent is becoming a hot, vital topic of discussion in alternative sexuality communities. While talking about consent is something that never quite goes away, especially in BDSM communities, a lot of the dialogue doesn't stray much beyond making sure that everyone is over 18 and kn ... More >>
All photos | Gretchen Robinette Lady Grace, volunteer stage manager and full-time dominatrix, takes center stage View more pics in Gretchen Robinette's 10th Annual Masturbate-A-Thon (Really NSFW) slideshow. It was 11 a.m. on Sunday morning, and the masturbatorium was quiet. The chairs in the ... More >>
How locals plan to make life changes in the new year.
Tired of hiding the truth, she transitioned into a male sex worker. Hes been in a struggle with societal norms and himself ever since.
A typical Good Vibrations cubicle.By Bonnie Ruberg For over three decades Good Vibrations has been a Bay Area pillar of sex positivity. With three chic, welcoming local stores - one on Valencia, one on Polk, and another out in Berkeley - these days Good Vibes it synonymous with helpful health info ... More >>
Cake offers straight women a comfortable woman-friendly place to be sexy. So why does it feel so retro?