Sex is political

Sex on Tuesday

Taylor Romine_online

“Wow, that’s brave of you.” “Does it affect your sex life with your partner?” “It must be hard to tell personal stories.” These are some general responses I get when people find out I write Sex on Tuesday. I reply to the first with a tepid “thanks,” and the second
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Sexual liberation is not black and white

Sex on Tuesday

  From the 1960s feminists marching through the streets demanding sexual autonomy to topless women proudly strutting on college campuses during SlutWalk, the proud, naked white woman — somehow with the most perfectly rounded breasts and perky nipples — remains society’s image of liberation. Diverse representations of race, disability, age
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Lesbian encounters of the first kind

Sex on Tuesday

We had hastily covered the floor with blankets and rugs. When we ran out of energy from the rambunctious fucking, we lay on the eclectic collection. I was in shock, surprised by how suddenly and easily everything had happened. After she left, I sat on my couch, reminiscing about our
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Just genitals

Sex on Tuesday

“I feel like my best sexual experiences have been with queer people,” Koty said, slowly sipping on their coffee in Caffe Strada. “With queer people, it has always been really fun, while the straight guys I’ve fucked, well, I didn’t feel like I could be myself. With queer people I
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Pansexual pandemonium

Sex on Tuesday

She was slim, with a perfect blond bob I could never achieve and a minimalistic style so effortless that it seemed to be a part of her being. She was quiet, and I hardly ever spoke to her, but her participation in class seemed to be well-informed and confident. Her
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Bound by caution

Sex on Tuesday

In my first Dominant/submissive relationship, my partner would hit me too hard. We agreed previously that if he hit me too hard, I would use our safeword and we would renegotiate. I called attention to it, asking him to stop. But he used his dominance as a definite decree. He
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A love note from one slut to another

Sex on Tuesday

When I met Zed, he was wearing a pirate costume, restraining my friend with his faded red rope while slyly smiling at her but also with her. The smiles exchanged were heart warming — playful yet stern. I fell in love with him in a way I like to have
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Vulva owners, unite!

Sex on Tuesday

I have something embarrassing to admit. I am 21 years old, sleep with women and regularly write about sex — but I didn’t find my clitoris until recently. I am not sure how I missed this crucial piece of information for so long, but I did. About two months ago,
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Sex after rape

Sex on Tuesday

Society reduces people who have experienced sexual assault to barren creatures who have lost their sexuality, categorizing them as either the helpless victim or the strong survivor. But categorizations do not account for the fluidity of healing, or for people who have experienced sexual assault but exist outside of this binary.
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Claim the experience

Sex on Tuesday

In the warm, cramped room, we lay naked together, talking. With the curtains blocking out the bright sunlight from outside, we shared ourselves, not concerned with time, the heat or anything else, for that matter. We had just finished up a round of fucking when he turned to me and
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