Ask: Building Consent Culture edited by Kitty Stryker

Consent is a hot topic these days (see pussy-grabber). Yet in spite of the massive amount of information, I have still had a difficult time understanding what active consent and communication even look like. Then came the Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit, Godemiche-Gate, and this amazing book. Continue reading “Ask: Building Consent Culture edited by Kitty Stryker”

#SFS17: Thursday

For day one of Woodhull, there was a single conference called The Color of Choice (on racial and reproductive justice) that was taking place all day. Wanting to start my day with some learning, I dressed and went downstairs, quickly finding a friend and entering the conference room. We got to take part in a song and discuss principles of reproductive justice. I learned the excellent point that you can’t have health care without reproductive
health care.
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#SFS17: Wednesday

When I was interning last summer at the Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health, I had a financial choice to make: I could go camping with the Center crew, or I could go to Woodhull. Not knowing much about the conference, I chose to spend a weekend in
Maine, where I watched people go down a lube slip and slide, and we had sex trivia by the bonfire.
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Defining Virginity

Content Warning: mention of sexual assault. In this article, I use ‘he’ and ‘she’ pronouns, and discuss the human sexes within the bounds of the social gender binary. Continue reading “Defining Virginity”