Church Dread & Reclaiming My Faith

I can almost pinpoint the moment I decided that church was no longer for me. I was sixteen and sitting at a table in the same room where our girls' youth group met every Monday evening. And I was listening to a visiting priest explain why homosexual behavior was sinful. Not homosexual feelings, mind you … Continue reading Church Dread & Reclaiming My Faith

Sex After Baby: My Search for Community, Connection, and Cunnilingus

Trigger Warning: This article contains mentions of rape and sexual assault as well as birth-related trauma.  This article is not a step-by-step guide about ways to get ready to have sex again. It’s an intimate account of my search for helpful and sensitive information and community to share my own experiences and struggles to reclaim … Continue reading Sex After Baby: My Search for Community, Connection, and Cunnilingus

Black Mirror Season 5: Episode 1 Discussion – An Observation of Black Male Sexuality

Did everyone catch the new season of Black Mirror? If not, you may want to delay reading this article; as I dive into a pool of analysis, regarding the themes within the first episode, “Striking Vipers. There are some spoilers ahead. Lately, I’ve been observing and pondering on the sexuality of black cis men. I … Continue reading Black Mirror Season 5: Episode 1 Discussion – An Observation of Black Male Sexuality

I Read Too Much Smut & It Taught Me to Love My Body

I am constantly reading. I love short books, long books, new books, and old books. I love realist and surrealist books. I love historical books, contemporary books, and time-hopping books. I have often bonded with fellow bookworms over the fortitude to not only bring a book in my bag wherever I go, but to have … Continue reading I Read Too Much Smut & It Taught Me to Love My Body

Bisexuality and Unexpected Pregnancy

Fighting bi-erasure gets even trickier after you've given birth. Bisexual (adj): sexually attracted not exclusively to people of one particular gender; attracted to both men and women Pansexual (adj): not limited in sexual choice with regard to biological sex, gender, or gender identity If we're going to be accurate about this, I'm actually pansexual, but … Continue reading Bisexuality and Unexpected Pregnancy