How I Had the Best Orgasm of My Life*

// photo by owlwise12, by way of *Special thanks to my partner for collab’ing with me on this mission. Whenever I’m having sex (either with my partner or with myself), I sometimes find myself going from zero to fully turned on in minutes. When I’m fully aroused, I’m heavily focused on getting to Destination Orgasm as… Read More

Taking Matters Into My Own Hands: Why I’m Trying to Masturbate More

// button image from Tumblr; mini-collage by moi. I don’t talk about it much—I’m not one to brag—but the sex I have with my husband is amazing. Even after 8+ years together, our sex continues to get more & more exquisite. And the frequency of our sack sessions seems to be increasing, too. It’s wonderful—beautifully, lusciously, cosmically… Read More

You Were Yours First Before You Were Anyone Else’s*

// photo by Chérmelle D Edwards *Inspired by Nayyirah Waheed’s poem in Nejma. Before you felt your body expand at the touch of another. Before you were brought to your knees by a tsunami of heartache. Before you found unconditional love in your loved one’s shining eyes. . . You were yours. Your first love, your first… Read More

When Sex Was the Hardest Thing I Could Do

Self-portrait, 2011 Note: Parts of this essay first appeared on my old, no longer active fashion blog, Apricot Tea, in June 2009. I’m reposting it here because it was this post that began my very public journey into sexual awakening, and thus marks the humble beginnings of Sex Love Liberation which turns four this month. There’s a… Read More

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