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Bio: once upon a time, I was an actor who landed a day job in a sex store. That job somehow morphed into an entirely new career as a sex-columnist, a sex blogger (http://nadinethornhill.wordpress.com), a program director with Planned Parenthood and a playwright whose themes centre around dildos. I live in Ottawa. Use Lube. It reduces [...]
Trigger warning for brief mention of abuse. I like how Planned Parenthood doesn’t assume a lot of things the broader culture does. They don’t assume you’re straight. They don’t assume your gender is the binary one you were assigned at birth. They don’t assume you’re in a safe relationship, they ask — and if you [...]
At the beginning of this school year, Planned Parenthood dropped off ten thousand condoms at my school. Have you ever seen ten thousand condoms? That is a lot of fucking condoms. The entire room was filled with cardboard boxes from the floor to the ceiling, labelled “sheer” and “flavored– cherry” and “florescent.” If you do [...]
I have one of those penis dealies, and I’m pretty down with it, so the conventional narrative about Planned Parenthood is that they’re not really my thing. Planned Parenthood is often framed, both by supporters and opponents, as a women’s organization, and that’s one of those things that’s not really untrue, but misses a lot [...]