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Wednesday Words: How do I talk about herpes?

Each Wednesday, I answer one of your burning questions on the blog. This week Uncertain Uma asks: Loving the podcast and how you talk so openly about it all. I loved your recent discussion about STIs and wonder if you could dive into it a bit more. My question for you: I contracted genital herpes about […]

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  • Dawn
  • July 6, 2016

Sex Gets Real Episode 116: Crista Anne on orgasmquest & threesomes

Trigger warning: talk of suicide From the early days of queer porn to managing sex positive feminist shops to getting internet famous for her epic orgasm quest, Crista Anne – the rainbowiest of rainbow people – joins the show this week. One of the things I’ve admired about Crista Anne for so long is her […]

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  • Dawn
  • July 3, 2016

Wednesday Words: Does the porn she watches mean anything?

Each week, I answer one of your burning questions on the blog. This week Matt asks: Hey Dawn, First the traditional, “Thank you for all the great work you do.” I wouldn’t be reaching out to you unless I believed in your work. Never have I written in for advice on sex. My wife was my high school […]

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  • Dawn
  • June 29, 2016

Sex Gets Real Episode 115: Sarah Mueller wows on lube & STIs

Are you ready for a mastery level version of Sex Gets Real? Good. Because this week, Sarah Mueller from Smitten Kitten joins the show to share her research on lube, as well as her findings around herpes and STIs. Did you know some lubes (like KY) actually INCREASE the likelihood of STI transmission because the […]

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  • Dawn
  • June 26, 2016

Wednesday Words: Pronoun snafu

Each week, I answer one of your burning questions on the blog. This week Garrison asks: I have a question about pronouns. I am an LGBTQ ally. This is an important issue for me though everything on my stat sheet says oppressor (cis, male, straight white). A couple months ago there was an incident that […]

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  • Dawn
  • June 22, 2016

Wednesday Words: Sex in public

Each week, I answer one of your burning questions on the blog. This week Might Get Caught asks: Hi Dawn! I need your advice. I’ve always had this fantasy of having sex in public – movie theaters, parks, etc. I hinted at the idea with my new boyfriend and he seemed open to it, so […]

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  • Dawn
  • June 15, 2016

Wednesday Words: Amateur Porn

Each week, I answer one of your burning questions on the blog. This week Amateur Porn Lover asks: So sad to hear that Dylan left. Can’t wait to see her return on occasion. My question…………my wife and I don’t love porn. But we do love to watch amateur sex footage. Sadly, I don’t have a […]

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  • Dawn
  • June 8, 2016

Sex Gets Real Ep 110: Girl boner, bleaching your ass, & circumcision

Masturbation May. Have you gotten yours on yet? If not, pop over to our exclusive sale with podcast-approved toys and treat yourself to something deliciously naughty. A few months ago, August McLaughlin invited me on her show, Girl Boner, to talk about body acceptance and trauma. I’d been following her for over a year and […]

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  • Dawn
  • May 22, 2016

Sex Gets Real Ep 109: Teens, porn, sex, and how to talk about it all

Masturbation May. Have you gotten yours on yet? If not, pop over to our exclusive sale with podcast-approved toys and treat yourself to something deliciously naughty. Nadine Thornhill is someone I admire greatly. Not only was she part of the Explore More Summit, but her approach to parenting and talking to kids about sex is […]

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  • Dawn
  • May 15, 2016