Monthly Archives: June 2014

REVIEW: “Eeny Meeny” – just say no

This post will include SPOILERS because frankly, I am disgusted enough (due to points mentioned in the content note below) not to care if I spoil it for anyone else. Content note: novel includes transphobic, whorephobic and kinkphobic tropes; one … Continue reading

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On hand-me-downs and benefits

Jemima @ Sometimes, It’s Just A Cigar writes today on the war against welfare and why, if Labour won’t take a stand for welfare, it’s not worth her being a member. I don’t really have anything different to say about … Continue reading

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World Cup hiatus

I have not been keeping up with my two posts a week target recently. Sometimes I struggle to keep going because I have ideas for posts that just take a lot longer to gestate than normal. There is just such … Continue reading

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I’m in June’s e[Lust]

Photo courtesy of Frisky in the 916 Welcome to Elust #59 – The only place where the smartest and hottest sex bloggers are featured under one roof every month. Whether you’re looking for sex journalism, erotic writing, relationship advice or … Continue reading

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Stand By Your God’s Gift to gender norms in dating

I don’t know how many of my readers will remember, or even know of, a Channel 4 dating show called God’s Gift that was on late-night TV in (I think) the late 1990s. If memory serves, Davina McCall hosted it. … Continue reading

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Buttsex: The First Flight

This week, Girl On The Net offers up three anecdotes of being a guy’s first time receiving a strap-on up the arse. The first and third are awesomely hot, the second one, as a counterpoint, is entitled “The disappointed” and … Continue reading

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Hankies, Hats and Social Anxiety

Content note: mention of fears of sexual assault. I can still remember how I felt when I first learned of the “hanky code“. I don’t remember the details of how or exactly when in my development I learned of it, … Continue reading

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I wish for something fluffy

I just can’t seem to get words into an intelligible order right now for anything to post. I keep wanting to write about the TERF wars going on on twitter, with the vile transphobic utterances on #NoUnexpectedPenises (I’m on the … Continue reading

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