I had anxiety about touching myself – Chandra
Chandra grew up in the 7th Day Adventist church, where educational, social, and religious systems neither acknowledges nor teaches that consent exists for women.
I had sex at 13 so I wouldn’t lose him – Yami
After lots of hard experiences as a teen, Yami is now involved with a man who is dedicated to her pleasure. They’ve been exploring swinging, play partners, and polyamory.
I like to be choked and have my hair pulled – Candi
Candi lives with Muscular Dystrophy. She shares how it progressed and how it changed her physical capabilities over her lifetime, and what it’s like to date and to have sex with a visible disability. She also opens up about loving rough sex and BDSM, despite what others might perceive as fragility.
I imagined group sex while masturbating – Michelle
Michelle wanted multiple partners and group sex even while surfing through old-school hetero-normative porn on the family computer.
Sex on my period feels better – Monica
When a dancer goes from embodying the feminine ideal to challenging it, beauty and gender standards are thrown into beautiful disarray.
My throat isn’t a virgin but my kitty is – Kyndra
What do you call a virgin who loves getting head? A comedian! Kyndra Crump takes a deep dive into heteroflexibility and gets some re-education about why losing your virginity doesn’t have to hurt—especially if you already like the rest of the stuff. She also learns about swingers-club protocols when she opens up about her exhibitionist desires.
I kiss girls when I’m drunk – Mia
When culture tells you that women are sexy, but the church says same-sex attraction isn’t allowed, you might try to screw yourself straight. Mia shares how she went from stealing liquid courage-fueled girl-kisses to trying to prove herself straight to building lasting love with one of those kissed girls.
I was kissing a vagina – Olivia
Growing up in a conservative church, some kids don’t even know being gay is an option.
I like getting my butt slapped – Samara and Caleb STARS talk
Samara and Caleb have the STARS talk. After 10 months of serious dating, they still uncover several things that surprise them and will help them up-level their sex life.
I was the ‘other woman’ – Mia
While a stutter may seem like an impediment to clear communication, Mia says it helped her identify a perfect partner. She talks about how an early experience of being “the other woman” continues to affect her feelings about relationships. Then, she and Leah discuss how to navigate changing bodies, waning attraction, and mismatched libidos.