Greta Christina at Skepticon 3

A few months back, Kendra and I both attended Skepticon 3, a Springfield, MO convention dedicated to skepticism. I think that Kendra and I both agree that one of the best things about the convention itself (excluding anything that may have happened in hotel rooms in between speakers and platforms) was Greta Christina‘s talk, Atheism […]

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 […]

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+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 […]

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 […]

Johnny Murdoc Writes an Introduction to Himself

Hello! I’m Johnny Murdoc, a 29-year-old sex writer and co-founder of Sex Positive St. Louis. This year I’ve had a gay erotic science fiction comic published, self-published two ‘zines collecting my dirty stories, and had a story selected for the upcoming Best Gay Erotica 2011. I’ve also written regular essays for SexIs, on topics ranging […]