Clever book designs featuring vulva…

“I’m always strangely delighted by clever book designs that involve the vulva,” says the gay male book designer. There’s something, er, ripe about the vulva that makes clever interpretations so damned engaging. The same simply cannot be said for graphic interpretations of the penis. Aside from Andy Warhol’s Velvet Underground album cover (see the bottom […]

How I Learned to Stop Worrying (and Love the Porn)

In honor of today’s discussion about smut (join us today at The Ethical Society from 11:00 to 1:00!), I’m going to reprint an essay I wrote back in December of 2010. by Johnny Murdoc When I moved in with my partner, I did something unthinkable: I stopped masturbating. Though we’d been sexually active before we […]

ASK SEX+STL: Too Hairy?

A reader asks: I’m a St. Louis resident and I have been told by several women that I need to shave. I’m not sure what they mean by this, whether I need to shave my pubic area or my whole body? I have attached a picture of myself. Please let me know if you find […]

MO Republican State Rep Comes Out of the Closet

Missouri State Representative Zach Wyatt lives in Novinger, MO and represents the 2nd District, encompassing Adair county, Putnam county, and a part of Sullivan county. At 27, he’s already served in the Air Force, and shortly he’ll be retiring from politics to move to Hawaii and study marine biology, taking advantage of his veteran education […]

Savage U

There are certain segments of the sex positive movement and its sister movements (feminists, gay rights activists, trans rights activists, etc…) that hate Dan Savage. Savage has been giving sex advice for decades now, and because of his quick mouth, acerbic wit, and admittedly stinging sense of humor, it’s easy to go back twenty years, […]

Show Me: Anthology Deadline Extended!

We’ve received some wonderful submissions for our upcoming St. Louis erotica anthology, Show Me, and we’re happy to announce that the deadline has been extended! You now have until July 1st, 2012 to submit your stories and photography! DO YOU HAVE SAINT LOUIS FANTASIES? SHOW ME. Send us your fiction or non-fiction submission of sex […]

President of Planned Parenthood on The Daily Show

Cecile Richards, the President of Planned Parenthood, appeared on The Daily Show this week. I haven’t had the chance to watch the full extended version of the interview yet, but if it’s all as good as the short part that ran on the air, it’s worth your time. Here are the two parts: The Daily […]

Queen of Hearts Update

Online ticket sales are now closed for the Queen of Hearts party, but don’t let that stop you! Tickets will still be available at the door! Come join us for what the Riverfront Times says is “sure to be the freakiest fundraiser of the year!” Tweet

Planned Parenthood’s upcoming Sex Trivia Night

There are still a few tables available at Planned Parenthood’s upcoming fundraiser, Sex Trivia Night. While the SEX+STL table is full, we would love to see this event sell out. Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you know that the past few weeks have seen an onslaught of attacks on women’s reproductive rights. We […]

Typography Porn

Penguin Classics recently released a new translation of Vatsyayana’s Kama Sutra. I must say that, despite have little interest in reading the book in the past, the new design makes me wish I owned a copy: The porno-typography is the work of illustrator Malika Favre, and the new edition “offers a compelling modern translation of […]