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Pillow Princess

Word of the Week: Pillow Princess

July 06, 2015

Every Monday, the Center features a Word Of The Week (WOTW) to educate and promote an understanding of terms used regarding sex, sexuality, and gender—as well as to share some saucy and helpful tips about how to enhance and explore your sexual life! Pillow princess is a term most often used in the queer community […]

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Sex Work 101

July 05, 2015

Sunday Sex School is back! This month, Sex Work is front and center. What is it? Who does it? Why is sex work so stigmatized? Keep a look out every Sunday in July for a new installment in this series! Sex work is an expansive label that takes many forms. Whether it’s prostitution, stripping, webcam […]

TGIF: Week of July 5, 2015

July 03, 2015

The Girl Scouts of Western Washington were offered a huge donation this week- $100,000- and yet they turned it down and sent all the money back to the donor. Why? The donor specified that none of the money could be used to support transgender girls. “Girl Scouts is for every girl,” Megan Ferland said, “And […]

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ID a Day: Third Gender

June 29, 2015

Similar to androgyne, the term third gender plays host to several definitions and interpretations falling under the genderqueer umbrella.  Although most agree that third gender refers to an individual’s gender identity and not their biological sex (need a refresher on the difference between sex and gender?), some sources have used the term to refer to […]

Bigs and littles

ID a Day: Bigs & Littles

June 28, 2015

The terms bigs and littles are used in the BDSM community to describe a particular dynamic between two participants, with bigs sometimes called Daddys or Mommys instead. What are Bigs/littles? Big/little play is when one or both people embody a different biological age, with the big acting as the caretaker. A little’s age can range […]

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ID a Day: Leathermen

June 27, 2015

Does the smooth, supple texture of a new pair of boots turn you on? Would you wrap up in in your biker jacket if you could? Do you take your chaps with a heavy side of impact play? Leather culture might be for you! (Note: the history section of this article uses “men” to talk […]

TGIF WEEK OF JUNE 26th 2015

June 26, 2015

According to Metro News, The Swedish Association for Sexual Education finally decided on an official word for when vagina owners masturbate. “Klittra” is apparently a mash up between the Swedish words for ‘glitter’ and ‘clitoris.’ A combination so heavenly it almost lives up to the act. The article suggests the english equivalent would be “clittering”, […]