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Traveling While Queer: Some Resources

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Traveling While Queer: Some Resources

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to travel outside the country with my lovely partner. Our primary itinerary was to Milan, Italy, and we had a layover both ways in Istanbul, Turkey. Both our families freaked out, worried for our safety. We didn't have the same concerns they did, but we did wonder: As a couple comprised of a constantly female-clocked NB and a fabulously-femme lady partner, how would we be received by the people at each destination? What resources and what sort of queer scene would we find abroad?As it happens, there is a large and esteemed LGBTQI* rights organization headquartered in each country where...

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In the month of April, tune up your consent skills!

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Can you believe it's April already? I sure can't. But spring is here and that means everything in nature is beautifully blossoming under blue skies. One other beautiful thing about April is that it is Sexual Assault Awareness Month! You might be thinking, "That's not beautiful. That's scary! And maybe mean!" Listen, you're not alone. But I'm here to give you one really easy, universal tool to help avoid sexual assault and raise your awareness: Consent! Even if you are not someone who has experienced sexual assault first-hand, April is a great opportunity to brush up on your know-how and practice asking for...

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Rose Answers: Premature Ejaculation 101

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M.A. Asks: About four years ago I had an accident down there.  But when I recovered, the sex was different. I began to experience premature ejaculation, and it has gotten worse over time.  I have tried some natural supplements from nutrition stores and six months ago I began to do kegel exercises;  neither have helped.  I asked my doctor and he says there is no cure, that most of the time is psychological.  One evening I was watching TV and I came across a program that spoke about a man that suffered an injury worse than mine, and had to resort to...

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Rose Answers: Angry Vagina From Sex Toys

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NotSoSatisfied Asks: Ok so I'm very sexually active with myself lately because my current boyfriend and I don't want to rush into sex and he's often out of the u.s.(military) so I have to take care of myself more. I have a few different toys, one is a vibrator that is supposed to feel like real skin, one is jelly material and the other is a rabbit vibe that moves on its own when turned on. All of them have been irritating me inside when I use them. Even tried a condom on the jelly one and still feel the...

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Gina and Amy Answer: How to Get My Wife to Use Sex Toys

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Worried Hubby Asks: My wife has never used sex toys to masturbate and has made trying new things a bit hard. Is there something I can do or help her with to begin using toys and actually have an orgasm with them? Dear Worried Hubby: Hmm, so your wife has never used toys to masturbate, and this has made things difficult for whom?  Before offering any tips on how to encourage your partner to open up to using toys, we are curious to first understand the following:  Is this an issue from your wife’s perspective?  Is she completely opposed to...

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