Tinamarie is a top-rated writer of sex, love and relationships, with a special emphasis on the soulful side of intimacy. From sacred and eco-sexuality, erotica and feminism, to advice for couples who want to deepen intimacy, Tinamarie's articles can be found at a variety of online resources, including Kink Academy,,, and She loves to discover new artists who's work highlights the beauty of the human form, and has interviewed such notables as Lori Gottlieb, Diana Kirschner, Jaiya, Mara Altman, and Rachel Kramer Bussel in the pursuit of knowledge about human sexuality. Read Full Profile...

Dec 292013
Innocent and Sublime Paintings of Autumn Skye Morrison

By T.M. Bernard

”Art can be a life shaking experience, or an intimate rendezvous. For me it is both.” – Autumn Skye Morrison

Autumn Skye Morrison is a Canadian painter whose nude art reflects a rare combination; female nudes swathed in broad strokes of color, some paintings set against a backdrop of stark gray

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Dec 152013
Junk-Food Sex, Fast-Food Sex and Soul-Food Sex

by T.M. Bernard

Sex and food are two primal urges with more in common than our basic survival. Who can argue that lusting after one another over a good meal is double the corporeal pleasure? On the other hand, gluttony of either leaves lovers sore and aching when they fail to say “enough” or “slow down” before that final tempting morsel.

The Sacredness of Dirty Lovemaking

 Posted by on July 30, 2013
Jul 302013
The Sacredness of Dirty Lovemaking

T.M. Bernard

What if your love life depended on your ability to combine your need for safety and commitment with your need to explore your lust and urges? It’s a salient question from any way a person views relationship, but in this context, we will consider it from a tradition currently under the microscope (some might even say attack): monogamy.

Jul 242013
Erotic Art: A Market for the Likes of Dirk Westphal

By T.M. Bernard

Dirk Westphal is a German artist whose piece entitled ‘Acrobat on High Heels’ was the Master Award Winner in the Erotic Signatures Collection, Vol. 3. It’s an eye-catching piece

The Haunting of Aunia Kahn

 Posted by on April 25, 2013
Apr 252013
The Haunting of Aunia Kahn

By T.M. Bernard

Her images are haunting, eerie, sensual and provocative. Rich in symbolism, sparse in color selection, though not in hue, the figurative works by Aunie Kahn, a world-recognized self-taught American artist, reflects a childhood marred by abuse and pain. Kahn sought refuge through creativity and the arts, to facilitate the healing process

Braggin’ About Satirical Erotic Art

 Posted by on October 5, 2011
Oct 052011

By TM Bernard You’ll never know what you might find in a moving sale, what bargain deal or, in this case, eye candy of the erotic kind winking at you in from behind dusty shelves. “Who made those?” I inquired, pointing at one of a three series of etchings that were uniquely naughty. It was […]

Oct 032011

By TM Bernard If you have mammary glands, or simply like/love/marvel them for viewing, snuggling or other pleasures, chances are you have opinions about what they’ve been designed for. Few anatomical regions elicit as much sociopolitical vitriol as the female breast. It’s utilitarian! Cry the lactation crowds. Believe me when I say – having had […]

Sep 102011

By TM Bernard The first time I discovered the salacious attraction of porn I was young, perhaps eight. A friend next door found a pack of playing cards with pornographic images on them in her parent’s room, and a group of us huddled in hushed wonderment – filled with fear, fascination and disgust – staring […]

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