Body Image Talk May 15

Do you ever think badly about your body? We ALL do, men and women alike, and we want to talk about that! Charlotte Times will lead a body image talk this Sunday, May 15 3pm at Shameless Grounds. Behold before and after pictures of Ms. Charlotte: An excerpt from her wildly entertaining blog, The Life […]

The Goal of Sex Positive St. Louis

The other day I was having lunch with a designer/photographer team who want to collaborate on a Sex Positive St. Louis project, and the designer leaned back in his chair, folded his hands behind his head and asked crisply, “So, what does Sex Positive St. Louis hope to achieve?” First of all, it’s blowing my […]

How I Became Sex-Positive

  Ed Note: This is a guest post by Nora. If you’d like to share your sex-positive story, please contact us! Who am I? I’m a woman who loves men and women.  I am non-monogamous, in love with a man who is in love with me and another woman who is in love with him […]

How I Became Sex-Positive

by The Reverend Who am I?  I am The Reverend.  The Skepdick.  I am married to a wonderful woman, we are polyamorous, we have kids and jobs and a wonderful life together and with our paramours. I am sex positive. I view respect and consideration to be at the core of all intimate interactions.  Coercion is […]

SEX POSITIVE: A Documentary About the Birth of Safer Sex

I just finished watching Sex Positive, a documentary about Richard Berkowitz, who (along with singer and activist Michael Callen and physician Joseph Sonnabend) is largely responsible for the safer sex movement as we know it.   The film is probably most interesting because it’s complex. Berkowitz isn’t portrayed as a flawless hero and his fight […]

Shameless Grounds Opening Late February!

Ready for some great local news? A wife and husband team are going into business for the good of the community. Here is Andy Mueller giving us the scoop! Kendra Holliday: What’s this I hear about a sex-positive community center coffee shop opening up in St. Louis? Andy Mueller: Yes, you heard right.  It’s called […]

Vanilla Whipped up Right

by Anna One criticism of the sex positive movement is that along with setting up the norm that people should be having sex, and that sex should be relatively unproblematic, it also, in an effort to be ‘pro-kink’ tends to set up the expectation that everyone has some kind of fetish, or at least a […]