It Worked for Us: Starting a Successful Sex-Positive Group in Your City

Our society is confusing – we’re OBSESSED with sex, but we’re SO AFRAID of it. Just about everything thing you see in the media is ignorance or fear-based. Sex is censored, controlled, sensationalized, misconstrued… no wonder we’re confused! That’s why access to sex-positive education is SO critical. EVERY city should have a sex-positive organization where people […]

A SEX+STL Testimonial from M

M is a woman in her 20’s… I heard that the SEX+STL community was a good, welcoming one, and I caught a glimpse of that warmth at the Topless Tea Party. It’s hard to find a group of women who are truly, truly kind, but everyone was. Really. The veterans were happy to include the […]

Why We Need Sex Ed – Fabulous Graphic

There’s a lot of talk about shutting down various reproductive rights in our country. This is based on fear and control coming from the patriarchy plaguing our society. (Patriarchy is the fear of the feminine and mature masculine.) These religious-based opinions are downright dangerous. Combating this ignorance are people like Jen and her team, who […]

An Interview with Sweets, SEX+STL DJ

Get to know one of SEX+STL’s resident DJs, Sweets, and then see him in action at the next big Glow event, which will be January Friday the 13th. Here are pics from a previous party – you can get more details and buy tickets here. Q: Who are you? A: I’m Tony Gallo aka Sweets, […]

So Thankful

Here is what I am thankful for this holiday season: 1. My extended family My entire family knows who I am, what I am about, and accepts me. I am surrounded by love. 2. My partner He knows me better than I do. He soaks up my anxieties and keeps me sane. He’s so magnificent, […]

(A)sexuality: The Making of a Movement

Oct 23-29 is Asexual Awareness Week! That’s right now! To celebrate, SEX+STL refrained from all sexual activity this week. Just kidding. Actually, we hosted a screening last week of the new documentary working the nationwide film festival circuit: Asexuality: The Making of a Movement. I like to joke that I’m the opposite of asexual. Does […]

Meet Vlad Drăculea, Asexual

In honor of Asexuality Awareness Week Oct 23-39, SEX+STL hosted a screening of the documentary Asexuality: The Making of a Movement last night. It was quite the mindbender! I’ll post my thoughts on it next week, but for now, get to know Vlad Drăculea. Kendra: What is asexuality? Vlad: Asexuality is a sexual orientation where […]

Shameless Grounds Cherry Jubilee This Weekend!

A word from our friends at Shameless Grounds regarding this upcoming weekend! I will be there Saturday night, how about you? RSVP here! We here at Shameless Grounds want you to be at our first annual Cherry Jubilee! Gay, straight, trans, kinky, poly, queer or completely vanilla-this is a festival for everyone, from the gathering place […]

Intention, Attention and Awareness: Figuring out Consent, pt. 2

Because you, and the world, deserve our full presence, our full attention, our full passion, and our fully engaged awareness. ~Lee Harrington The much-delayed part 2 to my first Figuring out Consent post! I’m so excited about the July 16th Slutwalk in St. Louis. I won’t get to be there myself, but it has me […]

Sex Positive Parenting May 16!

Last month, we were honored to have Susie Bright debut our sex-positive parenting group. Our next one will be Monday, May 16, 7pm at Shameless Grounds, hosted by Charlotte Times and myself. This will be a kid-free discussion group in the library. “In America today, it is nearly impossible to publish a book that says […]