Why Is Sex Advice for Women Always About Pleasing Men? (NSFW)

Why Is Sex Advice by Button Poetry

Two spoken word poets take on the tawdry, tired, and often terrible tips for pleasing men found in women’s magazines and ask, “What about me? What about my body? What about my pleasure?”

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Why Everyone Should Come Out of the Closet


Dillan DiGiovanni thinks everyone has a coming out story to share for National Coming Out Day.

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Loving a Transgender Person IS a Revolutionary Act


How can we love ourselves enough to live, when our environment tells us that nothing in creation could love a transgender person?

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We Shouldn’t Be Dealing With The Gender Pay Gap

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Conrad Liveris on why the gender pay gap needs to go, and a clever new video.

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The 7 Words that Changed a High School Bully


“I thought you were better than that.” These words were life-changing for Joseph Bardin.

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Hardwood: My Pioneer Upbringing and Queering the Old Order

The author as a child.

The Amish are often laughed at and misunderstood. This is the story of a gay man who does not regret his Amish upbringing.

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Beyond Pink and Blue: How Our Kids are Redefining Gender


Alison Krupnick shares the growing awareness of young people who are not conforming to the stereotypes of boy, girl, pink, blue.

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4 Things I’d Like to Say to My Pastor


Before you lecture me about being gay there are some things I’d like you to know.

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Does Laughter Equal Tolerance?


A satirical article in a skateboarding magazine brings up the question…should jokes about gay men be used to grab media attention?

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Queer History 101: Pioneers in the U.S. and Europe


Censorship measures in the 20th century sought to limit the depiction of same-sex relationships. Not everyone went along with the rules.

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Comic: Bizarre Gender Double Standards

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Why is this “hot” for one person, but “nasty” for another?

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Anti-Gay Bullying at School, but Not Like We Expected

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Some people think using “gay” as a slur isn’t that big of a deal. This mother of three sons disagrees.

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Understanding Sexualization of Girls

Understanding Sexualization

What happens to girls when we sexualize them?

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8 Things Parents of Trans Kids Want You to Know


Brynn Tannehill shares experiences from the parents of transgender children.

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Here’s How Ricky Martin Flawlessly Answered His Son’s Question: “Was I In Your Belly?”


If you’re looking for a way to talk to your child about their family, you might take a hint from Ricky Martin.

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I’m Bisexual. We Go to PTA Meetings and Thanksgiving Dinners.


When author Mike Szmanski was asked, “Why couldn’t he just be with a woman and be like normal?”, his response showed how normal he is.

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