Why Are Men Expected to Make the First Move?

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Are we ready to move past these stereotypical roles?

Why Do We Demonize Men Who Are Honest About Their Sexual Desires?

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Society pressures men to initiate sexual relationships, yet punishes them when they’re candid about their desires. So how can a man express his sexual needs without being tarred as a creep?

Boys in the Friend Zone

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How can we mentor boys in dating and relationship skills?

Beware: Super-Gonorrhea On The Rise

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It spreads in ways you don’t expect and antibiotics don’t kill it. What you need to know.

The Utility of Violent Porn

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Under what circumstances is it acceptable to simulate non-consensual or violent sex?

The Best of GMP’s Sex and Sexuality

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The Editors’ Picks for our favorite articles on Sex and Sexuality: From porn, to embracing sexuality, to strip clubs, to Coming Out stories… Did we miss any of your favorites?

Rapey Pickup Artists: Analysis Of A Field Report

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Clarisse Thorn discusses the darker side of the pickup artist subculture in America.

Louis CK and the Brilliantly-Crafted Feminism vs Comedy Joke

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Joanna Schroeder thinks feminists should take another look at the Louis CK joke that pits feminists against comedy.

“50 Shades of Grey,” “Fight Club,” and the Complications of Male Dominance

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Clarisse Thorn sees nothing new in eroticized images of male dominance and violence, but she sees plenty that’s thought-provoking.

Can We Make This More Complicated?

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Clarisse Thorn talks rape, feminism, BDSM, and what it’s all taught her about the ethics of complexity.

[Book Excerpt] Confessions of a Pickup Artist Chaser: Long Interviews with Hideous Men

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In chasing the pickup artist, Clarisse Thorn learns that playing with fire … is hot.

Clarisse Thorn’s New PUA Ebook

Just in time for International Women’s Day, badass feminist and Friend of NSWATM Clarisse Thorn‘s first book, Confessions of a Pickup Artist Chaser, is available on Kindle. I was lucky enough to be able to read an early copy. Originally, when I got the email, I intended to read the first chapter and then do a […]

Orgasms Aren’t My Favorite Part Of Sex, and My Chastity Urge

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Are orgasms overrated? Why do people choose chastity? Clarisse Thorn answers these question in a two part sex column.

Hugo Schwyzer!

Trigger warning for rape and abuse. Hugo Schwyzer has been very unpopular lately. A quick summary for those of us who don’t follow giant Internet slapfights while giggling: it started with Feministe, where the fabulous Clarisse Thorn cross-posted her interview with Hugo Schwyzer from Role/Reboot. The Feministe commenters dislike him because of his history of […]

Feminist Lessons From the Seduction Community, Part Two: Self-Help Versus Misogyny

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Clarisse Thorn continues her exploration into the world of the Pickup Artist and finds a confused, often conflicting culture.

Feminist S&M Lessons From the Seduction Community: Part One, the “Neg”

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Clarisse Thorn begins her deep exploration into the world of the Pick-Up Artist.