“#1: We just need to liberate ourselves from sex-shaming.” This author’s a sex-positive feminist – and she’s often questioned for not having casual sex. Make sure you’re not including these myths in your sex positivity.
“#6: Building straw women.” We’re all for friendly debate, but some debaters aren’t trying to engage with your position – they’re trying to dismiss it. Here are some common cheap tricks, and how to deal.
Do you believe it’s hard for a woman to enjoy sex without an emotional bond? That explanation is missing something, so here’s more info on women and casual sex – beyond so-called “biological differences.”
We’re probably all guilty of using expressions that perpetuate rape culture at some point – it’s hard not to when they’re so ingrained in the way we speak. So let’s talk about what’s behind these phrases.
“Bisexual men are really just gay.” When a man who isn’t straight is dating a woman, myths like this one stigmatize both of them. Make sure you’re not adding to the stigma by falling for any of these misconceptions.