Note: This is reposted with permission from Bitter Blush. It was originally published at Bitter Blush blog, a platform that strives to create an open community to discuss topics that traditionally make us **blushhh. This piece is by Darius M. Today, I needed to get out of bed. Post-graduate life has presented few challenges for me as an […]
Category Archives: body image
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 […]
A SEX+STL Testimonial from J
J is a woman in her 40’s… The Bare as You Dare event held by SEX+STL has, thus far, been one of the most transformative experiences of my life. Having been raised in an extremely religious family (and taught all of the body shame and sex shame that seems to go along with that), and […]
Pussy Party 3!
We keep having awesome events in St. Louis! Let me tell you something about hosting edgy, sexually themed events in the Midwest – it’s a little bit frustrating. First of all, you get the idea, or the request from someone in the community. You can’t execute it immediately – you have to plan ahead in […]
Active Transportation for Health at Every Size (Part 1 of 2)
Here at Sex Positive St. Louis, from Clothing Optional Meetups to the World Naked Bike Ride, we’re all about body acceptance. So, when I heard that a friend from my undergrad days, personal trainer and mixed martial artist, Tracy Herold, was leading a discussion for TrailNet’s “TrailNet on Tap” series on Active Transportation for Health […]
Active Transportation for Health at Every Size (Part 2 of 2)
This is part two of my interview with martial artist and personal trainer, Tracy Herold, on the Healthy at Every Size movement and TrailNet’s TrailNet on Tap: Active Transportation for Health at Every Size. Part one can be read here. Check out TrailNet on Tap: Active Transportation for Health at Every Size, Wednesday, August 28th at 7pm at Urban Eats Cafe […]
Scar and Tell Recap
Last night, SEX+STL hosted a clothing optional, Scar and Tell event. This was an opportunity for our members to sit around as naked as they want and share as much as they felt comfortable about the scars they have sustained over their precarious years on this dangerous planet. Scars can be a source of embarrassment […]
Pussy Party 2 Recap!
This month we hosted our second Pussy Party (here is a recap of our first Pussy Party .) There’s no doubt that every Pussy Party we host will have its own unique flavor. WHAT is a Pussy Party, you may ask? It’s a safe space for women to discuss and share the most intimate feminine […]
Play Piercing 101
Ed Note: This is a guest post by Courtney, a professional piercer at TRX Studio on S. Grand in celebration of International Body Piercing Day (June 28)! Body piercing has long been used by humans as a way to decorate our skin. Be it to identify ourselves with a group, express our individuality, or to […]
SEX+STL Clothing Optional Weekend June 29th – July 1st
Nude Recreation Week is July 9th – 15th, but here at SEX+HQ, we can’t wait that long, so we’re ending June and kicking off July with a bang! A three day weekend of Clothing Optional events to help you cool off in this hot summer. Bare as You Dare: Radical Body Acceptance, June 29th, 7pm […]
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 […]
Nudism, Sex and Me, Part 3
This is a guest post by Magnum Chlenov, a Russian-American computer programmer living in St. Louis. In addition to being a sex-positive nudist, he is a fan of Doctor Who, Harry Potter and the Big Bang Theory, a stamp collector, an amateur author, an alternate historian and a fantasy hockey manager. He is happily engaged […]