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Sex and love in times of peril: an interview with dr. lexx brown-james

Sex and love in times of peril: an interview with dr. lexx brown-james
Isha Isha 7 days ago
Many relationships across the globe are being affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and social unrest. Enter Dr. Lexx Brown-James, licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, specialist on sexuality and intimacy, certified sex educator, and best-selling author ...
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How to make new relationships, add new people to pods and have sex more safely during the pandemic

How to make new relationships, add new people to pods and have sex more safely during the pandemic
Chris Chris 2 November, 2020
It really sucks that during something that can make us feel lonelier than ever, the most dangerous thing is being close to other people. That’s been especially hard on people who live alone, live only with family members, or live with roommates who woul...
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It's scarleteen-o-ween! (and we're asking for treats.)

It's scarleteen-o-ween! (and we're asking for treats.)
Isha Isha 2 November, 2020
Our team loves Halloween. We don't require anyone who works or volunteers here to have an abiding love of silly spookiness, but most of us here at Scarleteen live for this holiday. For one of us (unsurprisingly, the one of us who creates elaborate costu...
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Protest in the age of covid-19

Protest in the age of covid-19
Isha Isha 23 October, 2020
We've got a million reasons to be in the streets in the United States. White supremacist fascists are preparing for a civil war, Black folks continue to be targeted by law enforcement and vigilantes, ten million adults are unemployed while millions more...
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Machismo: how toxic masculinity harms latinx people - an interview with laura carlsen

Machismo: how toxic masculinity harms latinx people - an interview with laura carlsen
Angelo Angelo 12 October, 2020
“Machismo” has dreadful roots in Latin based cultures, and is strongly associated with many men's identities, Latin society and its expressions. Its name derives from the Spanish and Portuguese word “macho” which means male. Machismo is an expression of...
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How do i tell if someone is into me?

How do i tell if someone is into me?
Angelo Angelo 2 October, 2020
You can read a book. You can read a map. But reading people, that’s difficult in any situation. Reading people to figure out if they’re actually into you romantically or sexually is even more difficult. It’s a harrowing part of developing any sort of c...
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Dating during the pandemic: tips for young people who are living at home

Dating during the pandemic: tips for young people who are living at home
Angelo Angelo 3 September, 2020
Wherever you are in the world, it is likely that you've been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in some way. If you are dating or sexually active with a partner who you aren’t living with, one of those ways is probably going to be how to navigate this r...
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Everything sucks! it's time to be negative

Everything sucks! it's time to be negative
Chris Chris 12 August, 2020
Sorry-not-sorry, but this sucks! I know it and you know it; maybe it'd be best if we let it show. The 'latest crisis,' whatever it was at the time, has always been a big part of teen, tween, and young adult existence. Even the category of 'teenager' ca...
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The lowdown on low-dose testosterone

The lowdown on low-dose testosterone
Angelo Angelo 29 July, 2020
As hormone therapy (HT) becomes a more commonly offered medical service, and more research is done about HT, specifically in relation to gender nonconforming and trans folks, more avenues and options for engaging with HT have presented themselves. One o...
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We are currently living in an active trauma state: an interview with jimanekia eborn

We are currently living in an active trauma state: an interview with jimanekia eborn
Isha Isha 23 July, 2020
As with discussions about race and gender in the United States, talking about sex, even sex education, are still often taboo in the supposed land of the free. Enter Jimanekia Eborn, MS, and her vast array of knowledge on the subject and its intersection...
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Staying seen: being bi in relationships with straight people

Staying seen: being bi in relationships with straight people
Chris Chris 3 July, 2020
When you identify as queer but enter into relationships with heterosexual people, or those with of a different gender to your own, it can feel odd to consolidate these two parts of your identity. You’re not straight, but society can perceive you that wa...
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How to celebrate pride from home (even if you can't be out)

How to celebrate pride from home (even if you can't be out)
Isha Isha 21 June, 2020
The spread of COVID-19 has, rightly, led to the cancellation of most big celebrations this summer. Pride marches and gatherings are among the events that have been put on hold. For those of us who still want to mark Pride month, this poses some challeng...
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What i didn’t know about having a queer daughter

What i didn’t know about having a queer daughter
Isha Isha 21 June, 2020
I’m a cisgenderheterosexual person married to another cisgender and heterosexual person. I have two daughters: one is queer and one is het. My older daughter came out when she was in middle school. This essay is not about her, though. It’s about me: a...
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Hookup culture and the impact of covid-19: an interview with lisa wade, phd

Hookup culture and the impact of covid-19: an interview with lisa wade, phd
Isha Isha 7 June, 2020
College and university campuses have long been associated with casual sex, be it in the imagination of people or in what media like American Pie 2 (2001) and National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978) have shown us, not to mention what we see in pornography...
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Seven things to do if you’re alone during covid-19

Seven things to do if you’re alone during covid-19
Angelo Angelo 31 May, 2020
Being single or otherwise on your own during the pandemic can for sure be challenging, but it doesn't have to be awful or without benefit to you. There are probably lots of things you can do right now to help yourself cope and make the most of this time...
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This isn’t going to be your forever

This isn’t going to be your forever
Isha Isha 30 May, 2020
Tips for Queer Youth Stuck at Home With Trans- and Homophobic Parents The global COVID-19 pandemic has put a huge amount of pressure on a huge number of people. In many households, the strains of closed schools, lost jobs, health issues, and close quar...
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Parenting in a pandemic: strategies and support for young mamas

Parenting in a pandemic: strategies and support for young mamas
Isha Isha 30 May, 2020
Before I dive in, I want you to repeat the following three statements: I am more than enough. I am doing a great job. I am allowed to ask for help. Terrific. I am going to ask you to repeat those statements again later on. Probably more than once....
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Deep cover: tips for managing anxiety or privacy worries when masturbating at home

Deep cover: tips for managing anxiety or privacy worries when masturbating at home
Chris Chris 11 May, 2020
It’s late April. I am going into my second month of quarantine. At the start of the pandemic, I decided to come home to my family to spend the long isolation together. Though it feels better than being alone, there are certain “needs” that become diffi...
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Body talk: listening to and learning from your chronic pain

Body talk: listening to and learning from your chronic pain
Angelo Angelo 4 May, 2020
My chronic illness has always been a moving target. Since my late teens, I’ve had an autoimmune disease that causes intense pain and stiffness in my spine and joints. It may last for minutes, for hours, or for days. While I can predict that some activit...
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How to actually date yourself

How to actually date yourself
Jennifer Jennifer 18 April, 2020
Being single can be frustrating. Our society typically tells us that being single is an absence of something — romantic love, a partner, the ability to be desired, etc. We are taught that we need to work harder and change ourselves to fix being single a...
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