Oct 28

A Rose By Any Other Name: Sensual Scents—My Latest Sex Senses Article on Cara Sutra!

This month we’ve moved on to the third in my series on sex and our five senses: smell.

Check out A Rose By Any Other Name: Sensual Scents

Smell is a divisive sense—especially when it comes to sex. Some people have very strong reactions to different scents and can be either immediately turned on or completely turned off at the faintest whiff. And what we do find scentually appealing greatly varies among different people.

Also check out the two previous additions to this series:

Reach Out: The Sexuality of Touch

Listening In: The Sounds of Sex

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Sep 29

My Latest on Cara Sutra: Reach Out: The Sexuality of Touch

My Five Senses series continues today on Cara Sutra with Reach Out: The Sexuality of Touch! This time we’re discussing touch—something we might think of as basic part of sexuality, but it is actually wonderfully complex. Many thanks to Carlyle Jansen and Sandra LaMorgese for their thoughts and help.

Check out Reach Out: The Sexuality of Touch on Cara Sutra

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Aug 25

Listening In: The Sounds of Sex—My First Guest Post for Cara Sutra!

I’ve long been intrigued by the sounds of sex—beyond the delicious moans and groans. What turns us on between the ears can often be overlooked. And getting to explore this as a guest post on the inimitable Cara Sutra’s site is a tremendous pleasure. Much appreciate to Girly Juice and Christopher Zeischegg for sharing their thoughts!

Check out Listening In: The Sounds of Sex

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May 15

My Latest on Kinkly—Why I Don’t Want Teachers Teaching Sex Ed

Sex education is a big topic right now in my part of the world. People are enraged on both sides of the debate as the Ontario government institutes a long-awaited new sex education curriculum this coming September. I love the new studies, I am glad they are in schools…I just think there are better alternatives than teachers offering this education.

Read Why I Don’t Want Teachers Teaching Sex Ed on Kinkly!

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Apr 28

Two Best Sex Writing of the Year Events in NYC—This Week!

I am heading down to New York City for two Best Sex Writing of the Year events this week! On Wednesday and Thursday, please join Stoya, David Henry Sterry, Lux Alptraum and myself in launching, reading from and discussing the book and pretty much all kinds of sex talk.

NYC Launch of Best Sex Writing of the Year

Wednesday, April 29 at 7:00pm
Bureau of General Services-Queer Division
208 West 13th St Room 210, New York, New York

Join Cleis Press in launching Best Sex Writing of the Year—a thought-provoking collection that traverses the spectrum of the contemporary sexual landscape.

Editor Jon Pressick and contributors David Henry Sterry, Stoya, and Lux Alptraum will read from their contributions as well as conduct an informal question and answer session exploring the intersections between sex and writing and how those can then be informed and affected by society and our personal selves.

Always thought provoking, these passionate yet incisive essays boldly confront the controversies surrounding our most deeply held assumptions about sexuality.


Best Sex Writing of the Year Salon

Wednesday, April 29 at 7:00pm
Bluestockings Bookstore, Café, & Activist Center
172 Allen St, New York, New York

Jon Pressick and tri-state area contributors Stoya, David Henry Sterry, and Lux Alptram will read from their essays in Best Sex Writing of the Year and there will be an informal question and answer session.

Best Sex Writing of the Year skillfully traverses the spectrum of the contemporary sexual landscape. Always thought provoking, these passionate yet incisive essays boldly confront the controversies surrounding our most deeply held assumptions about sexuality.

From an argument for celibacy to documentation of the most outlandish sexual fetishes, Best Sex Writing of the Year presents the true face of contemporary sexuality, one that is edgy, honest, and always changing.

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