Finding Peace at The Facility

by Johnny Murdoc In lieu of a blog post today, I’m going to direct you to an essay of mine that was published this week. It’s my account of SEX+STL’s first fundraiser, and I think it’s relevant to share here for a handful of reasons. The most important is that we have another fundraiser coming […]

Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby: Part Two

by Johnny Murdoc In the last part, I wrote about primary method that my partner, Evan, and I used to facilitate discussions about sex, which involved regularly reading the weekly Savage Love column to one another. Reading about the real-world sexual issues of Love’s audience provided a great framework for discussing sexuality on a regular […]

Right On, Taylor Momsen…

by Johnny Murdoc So, I know it’s somewhat irresponsible to take a break from posting the next installment of a series—especially when it’s only the second installment—but I wanted to share this quote. (Also, I may have not actually written the second installment, yet. I promise(!) it will come around next week, though.) However, I […]

Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby: Part One

by Johnny Murdoc Whenever sex educators or advice columnists are confronted with problems between partners, their first recommendation is going to be communication. Recommending communication is easy because it’s true: there’s honestly nothing more crucial for correcting problems or making a change within a romantic or sexual relationships than communication. We all know that we […]

Sex Positive Podcasts

by Johnny Murdoc So. Today nearly conspired to keep me from blogging again, much like last Tuesday conspired to keep me from blogging last week. But I have persevered and you, dear readers, get to reap the rewards! Or, not, since this feels a little rushed. Hopefully, in the near future, I can get back […]

Sex Positive… MTV?

by Johnny Murdoc If you watch MTV these days, you can be forgiven for not realizing that the network was once on the vanguard of promoting safe and healthy sexuality. Shows like Jersey Shore do little to inspire the sex-positive conversation that we’d all like to see happen. During the 1990’s, when I was lucky […]

SEX+STL Happy Hour, Tonight at Foam!

  Don’t forget that tonight is SEX+STL’s Happy Hour at Foam Coffee & Beer! Come out and meet the founders of SEX+STL! Enjoy the coffee, beer, and eclectic aesthetics of Foam in the Cherokee neighborhood! This is our first public event and we would love to meet with everyone and talk about the future of […]

ChoiceArt 2010: Raising Funds for a Good Cause

by Johnny Murdoc SEX+STL’s Friday night shindig isn’t the only fundraiser happening this week. On Saturday, FriendsbyChoice is hosting ChoiceArt 2010, an art auction to benefit Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood is an invaluable resource in the St. Louis area. They provide health services and education programs designed to give teens and adults the information they […]

Friendly reminder: GET OUT AND VOTE!

Today is voting day. That means you should be out and voting if you’re legally and physically able to do so. If you need information regarding candidates and issues, check out The St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Voter’s Guide. You can find your polling center at this website. Tweet

Getting Turned On by Levi Johnston’s Blues

by Johnny Murdoc (Warning/annoucement: this post contains links to websites that should be considered unsafe for work or minors.) A few weeks ago Ben Folds released a new album called Lonely Avenue, created in collaboration with novelist Nick Hornby, who wrote all of the lyrics. All in all I’ve fallen in love with the album […]

SEX+STL Happy Hour @ Foam Coffee and Bar

SEX+STL is happy to announce our first public Happy Hour on Thursday, November 4th, 2010! Come out and meet three of the founders of SEX+STL (Unfortunately Anna, in her current role as foreign correspondent, will be unable to attend.) Enjoy the coffee, beer, and eclectic aesthetics of Foam in the Cherokee neighborhood! This is our […]