NSFW Lesbosexy Sunday Has A Hand On Your Thigh Under The Table

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Tanya Dakin from CubCollab (via violet blue)

Tanya Dakin from CubCollab (via violet blue)

+ At the Rumpus, Chanelle Gallant writes about being a dominant in lust, love, and heartbreak:

“What it’s like to be a dominant top in lust is to want—and to feel that want in my fist, my teeth, my tongue, my cunt, my gut, and my laugh. To want with the ferocity of a double hurricane, of a thousand tons of steel hurtling down a mountainside. To want to crush the beautiful thing and then dab the tears while I put it back together again.”

+ California’s new sex ed law will require middle and high schools to teach comprehensive sex ed that includes “unbiased and affirming” discussion of sexual orientation, as well as addressing sexual assault, harassment and abortion. As reported in Bitch:

“‘Our schools are a critical environment for providing young people with the knowledge and skills that they will need to protect their sexual health,’ Assemblywoman Shirley Weber (D-San Diego) said in a statement. ‘This is about empowering all young men and women—whatever their orientation or gender—to make the healthiest decisions possible.’ […]

Sex education in the United States is changing. Since Obama became president, the federal government has quietly shifted funding from abstinence-only sex-ed to evidence-based sex-ed. There’s a growing movement of advocates and educators pushing for comprehensive sex education that looks more like the Netherlands’ model. California’s new law is proof of that. Let’s hope other states follow suit—every kid deserves an education that will help them be their most healthy, safe, and empowered sexual selves.”

+ This analogy between tea and sexual consent isn’t perfect but is sweeping the UK.

+ One New-York-based artist is making scarves imprinted with abstract photos of the inside of her vagina.

+ PayPal, Square, Visa/Mastercard and other payment processing authorities are systematically discriminating against the sex industry, writes Violet Blue:

“Monday a federal appeals court ruled that pressuring credit card companies like Visa and Mastercard to stop doing business with speech-protected websites violates their First Amendment rights. Specifically ones that feature content from sex workers. And in June, the FDIC clarified that it’s against the rules for businesses like PayPal, Chase and Square to refuse business or close accounts based on “high risk” assessments related to human sexuality. But it may not be enough to stop what’s become an entrenched pattern of systematic discrimination by payment processors — one that disproportionately denies financial opportunities for women.”

+ From the Autostraddle Lesbian Sex Archives: we’ve said some unsexy things during sex:

“I feel like I should be saying something sexy right now, but all I can think of are dinosaur facts.”

Also remember that time the Ultimate Guide To Kink applied to every type of sex?

+ On a more serious note: if you haven’t read Melissa Gira Grant on Stoya, James Deen, the porn industry and how rape culture is everywhere, do so now: “The work that must be done, then, to end violence against porn performers isn’t up to the porn industry alone, as performers told me, if at all. ‘In order for this stuff to stop happening in porn,’ Raphael said, ‘we have to get it to stop happening in society.'”

Carolyn Yates was the NSFW Editor (2013–2018) and Literary Editor for Autostraddle.com, with bylines in Nylon, Refinery29, The Toast, Bitch, Xtra!, Jezebel, and elsewhere. They live in Los Angeles and also on twitter and instagram.

Carolyn has written 1047 articles for us.

11 Comments

  1. That tea -> consent video was interesting. Decidedly imperfect, but it’s an interesting approach. Now I want tea (and these pictures aren’t helping ;) ).

    Well, okay, I really want a cup of tea as well. Time to put the kettle on.

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