NSFW Lesbosexy Sunday Is Self-Quarantined

Feature image of Cinnamon Maxxine and Golden Curlz in Crash Pad Series episode 206. All of the photographs in this NSFW Sunday are from the Crash Pad. The inclusion of a visual here should not be interpreted as an assertion of the model’s gender identity or sexual orientation. If you’re a photographer or model and think your work would be a good fit for NSFW Sunday, please email carolyn at autostraddle dot com.

Welcome to NSFW Sunday! Just so we’re all on the same page, this is not totally a coronavirus-only edition of the NSFW, but the virus will feature prominently because that’s what’s in the news and also because personally I am finding it immensely challenging to think of anything else.

If you’re trying to limit how much info you consume about them, there are a few links for you at the very bottom.

Halo the GxdBody and La Muxer Diosa

Halo the GxdBody and La Muxer Diosa in Crash Pad Series episode 305

Can you fuck during quarantine?:

“Unfortunately, it’s extremely neurotic to hyper-analyze a partner’s every sneeze, and I think we’re all struggling to adapt to the social hyper-vigilance that coronavirus demands. Is it okay to evacuate yourself from a booty call due to fear of contagion? Are we all being way too extra? Am I going to be gossiped about in their group text later? Who cares. Brown tells us not to worry about committing a hookup faux pas — your health is too important to take lightly.

‘We should always ask about our sexual partner’s health. If we’re having penetrative sex, we should ask about STIs. If someone is coughing or sneezing, ask how they’re feeling. If they aren’t well, defer the date or the sex to the future,’ he suggests. ‘It’s always good to protect yourself.'”

Dylan Ryan and T.Pfister

Dylan Ryan and T.Pfister in Crash Pad Series episode 306

Can you even kiss during quarantine?

“[K]issing is probably the most efficient way to spread the virus. [Covid-19] does not appear to sexually transmit. However, all sex is close contact. You’re breathing on each other, you’re hopefully touching each other a lot. I guess I could imagine everybody showering, sanitizing yourself when you came into the house, and showering beforehand and making sure you’re never face-to-face, but it doesn’t sound like a lot of fun.

The short line on this is all sex is close contact. It’s the definition of close contact. So there’s no way to have it without risking transmission.”

Adina and Saffron

Adina and Saffron in Crash Pad Series episode 303

Just in case it needs to be said: if you don’t feel well, don’t go out. At this point you shouldn’t be going out for non-survival reasons anyway so consider having a FaceTime first date or something instead.

Here’s how to not go down a pandemic anxiety spiral.

The mayor of Bugliano, Italy, has banned orgies, gang bangs, and other group sex.

Now is the perfect time to send some sexts.

If all else fails, it might be time to text your ex.

The coronavirus killed cuddle parties.

Here’s how to make sex workers’ lives easier.

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Hey Epiphora reviewed Caress.

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 1026 articles for us.

8 Comments

  1. Thank you for the article about avoiding pandemic anxiety-spirals; as a veteran anxiety-spiraler, it’s all good advice. I want to stay informed but I have to limit my intake of news right now. Stress-induced GI upset during an international toilet paper shortage is a bad idea

  2. Those of us who need to self isolate the most are often least able to!! I’m disabled, I live alone, I don’t drive and have no support system. I have friends in other areas in the same boat. If able-bodied car-drivers weren’t so greedy I wouldn’t have had to go shopping THREE DAYS RUNNING to THREE DIFFERENT SHOPS for basic stuff.

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