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Do you believe in love at first swipe?

Sex on Tuesday

When I came back to my co-op last summer, I found a house enthralled with OkCupid and the likes of “fingerboy69,” a friend’s facetious handle. I couldn’t really understand the appeal as I’ve never particularly enjoyed putzing around with random strangers; The Chatroulette craze a few years back had left
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Where are all the straight dudes?

Sex on Tuesday

The sex column world is lacking a straight dude voice. The Daily Cal hasn’t had a male Sex on Tuesday columnist since Mustafa Shaikh in 2010. From some intensive googling, it’s pretty clear the majority of sex columns today are written by female-identified authors of various sexual orientations, along with
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Dildo’s and dildon’ts

Sex on Tuesday

It’s midterm season. For those in need of stress relief or a mental boost, sex is a healthy and natural way to boost your endorphins and dopamine levels — and it’s a great way to procrastinate. This article will be a mass of sex tips gathered from experiences of others
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Misplaced acne, bedbugs and stigmas

Sex on Tuesday

Ah, sexually transmitted infections. The modern scarlet letter. “Stay away!” we cry. Particularly if it’s herpes. Oh, religious deity, forbid it be herpes. For many, STIs exist on an intangible parallel plane. This or that promiscuous so-and-so might have had it coming, but we’d like to think we’re far removed
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How I came to love group sex

Sex on Tuesday

I had gone through the longest dry spell of my nonvirgin life while studying abroad. By the time I returned to the good ol’ U.S. of A, my sex drive had all but shriveled up and died due to neglect. I thought I had found a new sort of sexless nirvana.
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Notes from Folsom Street Fair

Sex on Tuesday

Leather and latex cover some parts of the bodies at Folsom, but not the parts that society typically asks of clothing. Some folk are bound by rope and chain — others are led by their partner by collar and leash, often wearing full-head leather masks. A woman’s limbs are arranged
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Let’s talk about consent, again

Sex on Tuesday

I’d like to start off this semester’s column by revisiting consent, given how many people feel they have had their consent violated in the past. For the most part, I’ll wager that whoever violated their consent wasn’t some demonic-eyed, evil rapist
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Sexual healing

Sex on Tuesday

In the first semester of my freshman year, I took a philosophy course that not only piqued my interest in the major but taught me something very important. One day, I walked into class to find a documentary playing on the topic of primate social behavior. My favorite of the
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In defense of relationships

Sex on Tuesday

The single life is amazing. Nobody to answer to, no one else’s needs to take into account when making big decisions. You can have sex with whomever you want, and if you get bored of one partner, there’s nothing stopping you from moving to the next. It gets glamorized as
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