How Bleeding Has Been Stained

 Posted by on January 8, 2014
Jan 082014
 
How Bleeding Has Been Stained

by Deirdre O’Donnell

Between Lil’ Wayne’s rap about being “a venereal disease, like a menstrual bleed,” Jonah Hill’s about-to-vomit freak out (in the scene from Superbad) when a girl gets menstrual blood on his pant leg while dancing with him, and the fact that boys and girls are still separated for “the talks” in health class around fourth grade

“That” Question

 Posted by on December 5, 2013
Dec 052013
 
"That" Question

by Princess Kali

“So, what did you say you do for a living?”

That question, no matter how many times I’ve heard it, always makes my heart skip a beat. It is not a simple question to answer and only opens up a torrent of other questions inside my head, which causes me to pause. And the pause rarely goes unnoticed. Who doesn’t know how to explain what they do for a living?

A Tribute to Jeff Gord

 Posted by on September 24, 2013
Sep 242013
 
A Tribute to Jeff Gord

“On the evening of September 3rd, 2013 we lost a master, a hero, and a true artist in every sense of the word. His lover Femcar was with him till the very end, although not by his side. She was in her proper place, on her knees naked, below his desk.” These words shocked the […]

Sep 102013
 
Paperwork Protection for Alternative Relationships

by Aimee Bouchard

Not everyone has the opportunity, or even the desire, to get married. This is especially true for those of us who may practice an alternative style of relationship. However, there are a few simple documents that can help create a legally binding tie to your partners and help protect you and your loved ones in an emergency. It is never too early to start planning for the future.

For Prospective Parents

 Posted by on September 8, 2013
Sep 082013
 
For Prospective Parents

By Richard Wagner
Dr Dick, my husband and I have been arguing about circumcising our son since we learned we were pregnant with a boy. It is really putting a real strain on our marriage. He is not circumcised and he wants the same for our son. But the men in my family are all circumcised; and I was taught it was a serious matter of health and hygiene. Would you mind weighing in on this? The birth of our son should be a time for celebration not conflict.

5 Myths About Gender

 Posted by on August 28, 2013
Aug 282013
 
5 Myths About Gender

Gender is one of the most powerful social forces in our lives- it shapes not only our view of the world, but also the view of ourselves. Whether we are assigned to be a man or woman at birth affects the lens through which we perceive, learn, negotiate and understand society. Unfortunately there are a […]