Sex Education and Netflix’s “Big Mouth”: the Triumphs and Pitfalls

If you haven’t already heard about the Netflix series, Big Mouth, then I am here to inform you about all the controversy surrounding this popular show and why. As a preface, anytime sex, puberty, and adolescence is brought up, conversations are fraught with discomfort and shame due to how stigmatized our way of sex education or lack […]

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The New Feminist Wave… of Pornography

Erika Lust is an adult cinema director and writer out of Barcelona, Spain. She entered the film industry to kick misogynistic, hyper-masculine, heteronormative ass, and she’s doing just that. What are she, her films, and her brand known for? Representation of body types, races, genders, and other demographics Sex for female pleasure, from the female […]

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Sex Ed: How to be an Askable Adult, and Why It’s Vital You Do So

If you think sex education is an unnecessary and unimportant topic of conversation, I recommend you spend an hour in your average, smelly, pubescent-ridden  middle school or watch John Oliver’s special on the issue.  I recently reached out to the very cool, very reality-driven sex ed specialist Laura Leischner who works with various high schools […]

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The B-Word

In American television, we have begun to see an increase in the representation of the LGBT community. However, bisexuals are still very rarely included in this representation.Bi-erasure, which is “a pervasive problem in which the existence or legitimacy of bisexuality (either in general or in regards to an individual) is questioned or denied outright”, runs rampant in our […]

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Madison Equality Presents: Brian Sims

Last night, I had the pleasure of listening to the amazing Brian Sims speak. Brian Sims was the first and only openly gay football team captain in NCAA history as well as the first openly gay representative of the Pennsylvania General Assembly. He currently represents Pennsylvania’s 182nd district, located in central Philadelphia. He was elected to […]

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