Sex workers are selling a fantasy – Kate
Kate is a dancer in a strip club who forced me to come face-to-face with my own judgments about sex workers.
The STARS method
Dr. Evelin Dacker explains the STARS method that helps you talk ABOUT sex with a new partner BEFORE you have sex. Followed by a sample STARS conversation.
My sex education came from Judy Blume – Evelin
Dr. Evelin Dacker is a sex-positive physician in Oregon and the CEO of Sex Positive Portland. She shares her own history with sexuality in this emotional episode.
Attention came with a price tag – Jessi
Jessi Kneeland learned early on that male attention came at a price. Having done her own intense work around childhood trauma and how it affected her body image, she now leads others through that same work.
Most people don’t assume I’m gay – Jenna
Jenna knew from an early age that she was attracted to women. The sex life she shares with her fiancee is helping Jenna to sort through and release some of the sexual trauma she experienced earlier in her life.
I made out with a cousin in the closet – Stacey
Stacey grew up in a childhood home that lacked affection, something that continues to present challenges in her adult relationships. She opens up about being a single mom and choosing ethical non-monogamy after her divorce.
Because I was a good girl – Terri
Terri was born in Pakistan and for the first ten years of her life, she lived in a culture where physical affection was not seen and it was assumed she would have an arranged marriage.
My husband was offended by my dildo – Sharon
Sharon opens up about her night of many firsts: first date, first kiss, and first unwanted sexual experience. We celebrate the pleasures of solo sex and remaining sexual while growing older.
He said we could never tell anybody – Meagan
Meagan talks about her childhood explorations of sexuality, how she felt culpable for the things that happened to her as a teenager because she looked older than she was, and why she has taken time off from dating and sex as an adult.
My boobs aren’t an erogenous zone – Liz
While all her friends were gossiping about their boyfriends and hookups as teenagers, Liz knew she wasn’t ready to lose control. As a single woman, she now has sex occasionally while she waits to find love.