A Spanking Good Time

By Kendra Holliday Years ago I had a girlfriend who wanted a riding crop for Christmas, and I thought, “How weird!” I’ve been to more than one party that featured a flogger where I was just a voyeur, and it looked pretty intense. I wondered what people got out of spanking. I mean, I spent […]

The Collection Blog Interview

An interview with the members of a new polyamorous blog based in St. Louis called The Collection! Meet Charlotte, Nora, The Reverend, The Rabbit, J, Darling Niki, and Pussy Pie… The Beautiful Kind: Well you all were a big hit at the SEX+STL happy hour, and PoDGE is praising you. We’re so glad you’re a […]

EVENT: Coping With A Sex-Negative Environment

By Kendra Holliday Do you work, attend school, or live in a sex-negative environment? At this small coffee talk gathering at Meshuggah Cafe, 6269 Delmar Blvd , we will discuss ways to deal with complicated issues. Please join us. Sunday, November 14th, 3pm I’ve been fired from jobs, banned from activities, shunned and persecuted for […]

“Like a Rose in Bloom”

Anonymous feedback from one of the attendees of our first SEX+STL fundraiser (we raised $300!): I had a fantastic time at the SEX+STL fundraiser party.  I met and talked with many interesting people, and found a community where I feel I fully belong. Watching TBK’s scene was entrancing; I felt like I was watching a […]

Female Chauvinist Pigs

By Kendra Holliday When I first heard Ariel Levy, author of Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture, on NPR, I thought oh geez she wouldn’t like me much. She takes issue with women who run around wearing Playboy necklaces and going to strip clubs and posing nude as a way of […]

Sperm Wars

By Kendra Holliday Before Sex at Dawn, there was Sperm Wars. I’m reading this fascinating book about sperm by an evolutionary biologist named Robin Baker. Baker was interviewed on several radio stations when the book came out, and he was instructed to not use the word sperm in his interviews. More than once the interview […]

Meet The Beautiful Kind

By Kendra Holliday Hello! I am The Beautiful Kind, aka TBK, and am one of the four founders of Sex Positive St. Louis. You can learn more about me by visiting my quick ‘n dirty bio here. This summer, my friend Anna contacted me about forming a sex positive organization along the lines of Whole […]