Internet Hasn’t Killed the Radio Star: Sexaudia.com

by Anna After reading Johnny Murdoc’s post, I found myself wishing that there was somewhere that I could find lots of great sexuality podcasts in one place.  Well, when I started surfing around sexaudia.com, my wish was granted.  Sexaudia is a sexuality-focused web radio station. This means that anytime you can ‘tune in’ and hear […]

“Sex at Dawn”: or Why I Prefer to Get It On at Sunset

By Anna SEX AT DAWN: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality (July 1, 2010, 384 pages; $25.99; ISBN 978-0-06-170780-3 Sex at Dawn has been a bit of a hit in the sex positive community due to dramatic support by sex advice guru Dan Savage. PoDGE discussed it last weekend at their monthly meeting, and as […]

The Frugal, Safe Licking (Sucking, Nibbling) of Holes

by Anna Note:   we at SEX+STL are not medical professionals.  We do, however, spend a fair amount of time engaging in responsible, critical research  in order to answer your questions as best as we can. Read and use your own best judgment. Question:  Dental dams – which works better: a cut-open glove or plastic wrap? […]

Fat Phobia – Not Sexy, Not Positive

by Anna One incident during last weekend’s Porn Festival really made me think.  It happened while watching a few scenes from Tristan Taormino’s Rough Sex 2.   Great film. You should see it. Anyway, it was a midnight showing, and and several groups of  people wandered in late. One group of Germans sat down behind me […]

Courtney Trouble at Berlin’s Porn Film Festival

Queer is as hard to define as it is to ignore. – Courtney Trouble Some NSFW images below – scroll carefully. While St. Louis has been my home for the last 5 years, I will be spending the next 9 months in a small town in north-central Germany. Recently I had the good great immense […]

BC Recession-Style, Pt. 2

by Anna Note:  There are two brands of hormonal Emergency Contraception (EC) on the market now -Plan B (which was the only brand out, when I needed the stuff) and Ella (which was approved by the FDA in August 2010). I am using EC interchangeably with ‘Plan B’ because I’m more familiar with Plan B […]

BC Recession-Style, Pt. 1

by Anna Disclaimer re: hormonal BC — I don’t use hormonal BC myself, and am frustrated by the fact that options that are less burdensome to finances, health and the environment don’t get nearly as much press as the latest version of ‘the Pill’. BUT most U.S. women use the Pill at some point in […]

Beate Uhse – Flying High

by Anna I had never been to a sex toy store before going to Germany for the first time about 9 years ago. To me sex toy stores were seedy places, with leering men lurking in dark corners. However, I had already bought my first vibrator –  a hot pink model, sold through Bust magazine’s […]

Anna’s Grand Narrative

Hi! It’s me, Anna, 29, bisexual and mostly polyamorous. College years in Memphis were spent escorting at Planned Parenthood, working on various projects with the Womens Action Coalition, the university’s LGBT group and, later, anti-war activism. When grad school took over my life, I started keeping things fun with community gardening , beer brewing (read: […]

Ducky Doolittle Interview on Sex Is Fun

Ducky Doolittle is a fairly new name to me. A sex educator based in Minneapolis, she speaks all over the country and has a fabulous series of videos on YouTube. Of her many projects, my favorite is ‘love u parties’ – a business that uses a direct-sales model (think Avon or Tupperware) to get high-quality […]