What kinds of awesome things have your breasts done? Why should you have a BDSM contract? Is there a particular way to handle having sex with a transgender person? If your uterus could vote, who would she vote for? Answers to those and more in this edition of SexIs Top 25. Catch up on what you may have missed in October below!
1. My Boobs: Equal Parts Utilitarian and Sensual by Tinamarie Bernard
Tinamarie loves her boobs. She didn’t always feel that way. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, she wrote about why, and about boobs and their uses.
2. A BDSM Contract by Tessa Taboo
You want to get into a 24/7 BDSM relationship, but don't know where to start? A contract is a great place to state what you expect to give and receive, and a great way to keep the lines of communication open. Tessa Taboo tells us why to have a BDSM contract, and gives us a great example of one.
3. Swallow by Jenny Swallows
A word to make guys go weak at the knees... and some girls to go weak in the stomach. A look at the cultural and societal background to the power of seven little letters.
4. Make Me Want It by Mollena
BDSM isn't brutality for brutality's sake. Just like sex, your partner has to want it. Mollena talks about the ins and outs of making your partner want it, and where that can take you.
5. Size Does Matter! by SexToys-R-Us
How big is yours? 6 inches? Maybe 10? What about how deep is mine? Have you ever thought of how much dick a girl can really take? No, of course not, so let's discuss.
6. Sleeping With Transboys: A brief how-to on sex with transboys by butts
So you've got this new boyfriend, and he's a transman! Or maybe you've just always wanted to hook up with one? What do you do when it comes to sex without offending him? What's going on in his pants? Check this out before you jump in bed!
7. The Raw Truth About Infidelity by Kayletta Jade
Easily considered the most dangerous and destructive occurrence in a relationship, infidelity provokes a range of thoughts and emotions, few of them good, but how often does it really occur? Can you predict infidelity? And why do we cheat at all?
8. 3 Scary (Deadly) Trends in our Youth by Mwar
They do what?! And put it where?! The youth of today are very creative, but sometimes the desire to get the quickest buzz or latest gadget can turn deadly. Here are some of the dangerous trends occurring in younger people.
9. The Social Lover: Your Guide To Having More Communicative Sex by biteonthis
Your partner spanked you for the first time the other night and you loved it, but now they ask you how far you want to take things— You struggle with your response.
10. Beyond the Dungeon - the "other" secret life of a Dominatrix by Jenny Swallows
Immortalized in fiction, fetishized in art, and lionized in some of the internet’s most fascinating corners, we probably think we know everything about the life of a Dominatrix. In which case, we are in for a few surprises.
11. BDSM and Sex Positivity: Unsafe vs. Unhealthy by gracefire
In the frame of sex positivity, can BDSM be described as healthy, while still recognizing that it can be unsafe?
12. The “O” Isn’t Always All by Smokedawg
Why do so many of us race to the finish line when enjoying our partners? There's more to sex than the orgasm.
13. Sometimes Adam, Sometimes Eve by Kayletta Jade
Kayletta Jade is married to a man...and a woman. No, she's not a member of a religion that believes in multiple marriages. Nor is she in a polyamorous relationship. Her spouse is bigender, both male and female in one body.
14. The Girl Behind the Glory Hole by Jenny Swallows
It’s been said that sex workers are among the most misunderstood professionals in the world. But they are also among the most dedicated. In the first of several interviews with different "specialists," conducted over a period of six months, a woman filling what some people might describe as the most demeaning of all her trade’s many roles talks about the demands of her job, her motivations and the rewards.
15. A Stripper’s Guide to Seduction by LoriandHubby
Men are visually stimulated and predisposed to longing to spread their seed. This appeal is on a purely instinctual level. Women are sexual creatures who are instinctual exhibitionists who are aroused when a man desires them. Often times, by playing a sexually charged game of cat and mouse, she explores her own lusts and temptations.
16. Sex workers speak out ~ The Ivy Jones Saga by Lillie Lovely
There are many different sectors of the sex industry. In those sectors there are many different faces. And each of those faces belong to a real person, with a real story. In this article, Lillie speaks with Ivy Jones, a sexter and cam model.
17. Sex and Depression by skeeterlynn
We've all heard a lot of people talking about how sex can help when you are depressed. How does depression affect one's sex life? How could sex possibly help one's depression? Is it all really that simple?
18. Romney vs. Obama vs. Your Uterus by Freshbananas
You've considered your political candidates' views on taxes, deficit, and their four year plans. Have you considered their views on your reproductive rights? Here is the skinny!
19. Attention Skinny Women Bashers: You're Not Helping Self-Esteem Either by novanilla
There is a lot of pressure in America to be skinny when you're a woman, but lately there have been campaigns that bash skinny women in a way that are just as unhelpful to women's self-esteem as calling larger women unattractive. This is a healthy skinny woman's response to internet campaigns to end the bashing of curvy women that in turn call skinny women unattractive and perpetuate the very beauty standards they seek to abolish.
20. She Plays, He Plays: A Toy That Isn’t by Rydell Johnson
When we offered Rydell and Susan a “batty dong,” we didn’t realize we were opening them up to a whole new world of sexual possibilities. Read their account of the fun they had with Leoweenie by Vixen, and find out what they learned!
21. My Boobies: Oh The Adventures They Have Had! by travelnurse
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, travelnurse told us all about her boobies and the adventures they've had, including meeting Aerosmith and Def Leppard, and (most importantly) nursing her young.
22. It's raining men. by Jenny Swallows
Bukkake is one of those sex acts that most of us discovered on the internet and, the occasional fleeting fantasy aside, we're content to leave it there. But what if it had a different name? Or if it didn't have a name at all?
23. Cum, Jizz, Semen, Whatever by dooboige
A plea on behalf of those of us who ejaculate semen to all those who don't: Please don't make us feel as if there's something wrong about the way our bodies orgasm.
24. In Landmark Lesbian Custody Battle, Court Rules: “Best Interests of the Child are Paramount.” by Roland Hulme
In the lead up to the election, it often seems like equality is in the firing lines. But in the midst of an anti-gay agenda by militant Republicans, it looks like one small victory has been won in New York City.
25. Sexis Subjective: Sexy Costume Or... Sexy Costume. by Intrepid Niddering
Have "Sexy" costumes have become the only option for Halloween, leaving the more demure as a thing of the past?