A Mono Girl’s Guide to Dating Poly People

 Posted by on July 4, 2012
Jul 042012
A Mono Girl’s Guide to Dating Poly People

With an onslaught of books, articles, and websites dealing with non-monogamy and poly relationships, more people seem to be giving “alternate relationship structures” a try. Books, such as Opening Up and Sex at Dawn, have helped individuals that felt trapped and alienated by societal expectations of monogamy to consider options beyond one-on-one coupledom. A variety […]

Giving Sex Work a Voice

 Posted by on September 14, 2011
Sep 142011

By DNGG Give the people a voice and they will tell their stories. Cultural Studies scholars have long argued the political and social importance of minority and oppressed groups to be heard. Recent years have seen an uptick in news stories, blogs, and social media campaigns highlighting “voices” from the fringes (queers, the homeless, the […]

Sex on Display: Erotic Museums for the Masses

 Posted by on April 16, 2011
Apr 162011


If you want to know what’s important to a culture, check out the institutions that form their cultural and national identity. Look to their museums, monuments, archives, and educational centers for clues. Search out the places and products that claim to enshrine the nation’s collective memories and you will discover what that society places value on.

Seeing Past the Sex to the Education

 Posted by on March 11, 2011
Mar 112011


Seeing Past the Sex to the Education: A Manifesto on Why We Need Good Sex Education

Periodically a controversy arises in the world of education about what is and isn’t suitable to teach our youth and young adults. Religious groups, parent organizations, businesses, academics and politicians have all taken turns weighing in on a variety of issues of ranging from drug education to the merits of teaching intelligent design in science courses.