The Naked Truth: SEX+STL Clothing Optional Events

Why Do We Do This? Why throw a clothing optional event? Why attend one? It’s a question a child might ask, but it’s not a childish question. I’ll answer with more questions. Why do we wear costumes on Halloween? Why do we wear black to funerals? Why do some offices require business attire, and why […]

Let’s Talk About Caitlyn Jenner: Part 1 of 2

Every disenfranchised group has to deal with its Fifth Columnists. Black folks have Stacey Dash. The upshot is that Stacey is far from being the most well known black woman in entertainment, journalism or politics among black or white people. Conservative voices among the marginalized are rarely the most prominent voices. More people know Margaret […]

Let’s Talk About Caitlyn Jenner: Part 2 of 2

This is the second part of a two part conversation. For part one, click here. Dramatist Personae: Jaimie Hileman – Board President of Metro Trans Umbrella Group of Greater St. Louis Joss Barton – Writer and Artist Ruby Threadgill – Radio Personality, founder of Generation Next SEX+STL: Joss, since you’ve watched the show, what is […]

How to Throw a Penis Party

I’ve spent the last five years throwing all sorts of clothing optional events. And you probably haven’t. I’ve sort of become an accidental expert on the subject, so if you’re in the St. Louis area and are in the market for a clothing optional event planner, I’m your man. If you’re outside the St. Louis […]

Bringing Sexy Black – Part 2: Dr. Lexx

Dr. Lexx will be presenting SEX+STL’s Homophobia in Black Culture, Sunday, December 6th, 2pm, at Shameless Grounds, co-sponsored by Afrosexology.  For our interview with the founders of Afrosexology, click here.  If you’re attending a presentation by Lexx Brown-James, LMFT, PhD, the key word is “comfort,” as in; wear comfortable clothes, don’t get too comfortable in your chair, and […]

Bringing Sexy Black – Part 1: Afrosexology

Afrosexology is a co-sponsor of SEX+STL’s Homophobia in Black Culture, with  Dr. Lexx Brown-James, Sunday, December 6th, 2pm, at Shameless Grounds. For our interview with Dr. Lexx, click here. The 14th Street Mall in Old North St. Louis is dark and quiet around 6 p.m, the Sunday before Thanksgiving. The only light that’s on is […]

SEX+STL: Fifth Anniversary Fleshtivus

  Please read the details in full for instructions on how to RSVP for this event: Peace, Joy, and Love to you all! Our annual clothing optional holiday party, Fleshtivus, is upon us. This year there’s even more reason to celebrate. Come join us for Sex Positive St. Louis’ 5th Year Anniversary! The SEX+STL team […]

On Being Intersex… Or, I Am Not a Unicorn

by Leon Augustus Braxton, Jr. Many do believe that intersex people are like unicorns: a mythical creature that is rarely seen. Like unicorns, intersex has been largely unseen mainly due to the veil of secrecy and shame that intersex people feel. However, unlike the unicorn we are not a myth – we exist. Intersex people are […]

SEX+STL Clothing Optional Bowling Party: Friday, April 18th

Everybody, everybody, get your bowl on! Join us for (what we honestly believe to be) St. Louis’ first ever Clothing Optional Bowling Party. $20 gets you three hours of clothing optional bowling and/or billiards, shoe rental and free food. Cash bar (no outside beverages, please) Catering By Shameless Grounds Music provided by DJ Shawn Gaston […]

Melt (or Sex & Waffles on Cherokee Street)

We all know about smoking the customary after sex cigarette. But what do you do after phone sex? You eat waffles, that’s what! We here at SEX+HQ have always found waffles to be very sexy. Well, maybe not the actual waffle so much as the way the waffle receives the syrup. But always having syrup […]

Active Transportation for Health at Every Size (Part 1 of 2)

Here at Sex Positive St. Louis, from Clothing Optional Meetups to the World Naked Bike Ride, we’re all about body acceptance. So, when I heard that a friend from my undergrad days, personal trainer and mixed martial artist, Tracy Herold, was leading a discussion for TrailNet’s “TrailNet on Tap” series on Active Transportation for Health […]

Active Transportation for Health at Every Size (Part 2 of 2)

This is part two of my interview with martial artist and personal trainer, Tracy Herold, on the Healthy at Every Size movement  and TrailNet’s TrailNet on Tap:  Active Transportation for Health at Every Size. Part one can be read here. Check out TrailNet on Tap: Active Transportation for Health at Every Size, Wednesday, August 28th at 7pm at Urban Eats Cafe […]