Relationships

Love No Limit: Exploring Sexual Fantasy during the Pandemic

We only have shame about our sexual thoughts or desires because we don’t openly discuss how natural and human they are.

Love No Limit: Can a Relationship Survive a Pandemic?

This pandemic will give us the space and opportunity to dig deep into the love, compassion, and care we have for our lovers and ourselves. Read more »

Love No Limit Is a Space for Radical, Expansive Conversations about Love

It will be a safe space where we can discover, together, how we can find, foster, and harbor the most radical kinds of joy within our hearts, minds, and bodies. Read more »

All Victims Can Be Perpetrators

Our society has not yet accepted that women can inflict horrible wounds and still be horribly wounded themselves. Read more »

Screaming Match: “Marriage Story” Doesn’t Reckon with the Misogyny of Its Male Protagonist

What’s most disheartening about Marriage Story is that Noah Baumbach clearly believes Charlie and Nicole deserve the same happy ending. Read more »

(Black) Girls Need Love Too: R&B Creates New Standards for Situationships

This generation of Black women R&B artists are seeking clarity and setting new relationship standards for themselves—and their devoted fanbases. Read more »

Annabel Gat on Astrology, Heartbreak, and Embracing the Unknown

It’s not so much about our birth or the stars dictating how we love, flirt, and fuck. Instead it’s about wanting to understand the hows and whys of the ways we navigate our relationships. Read more »

Mastering Life: How BDSM Is Teaching Women to Become More Assertive

The negotiation skills that you learn through BDSM will carry over into your everyday because relationships, whether romantic or professional, always require communication to be successful. Read more »

Coexisting Desires: Nola Darling Finally Gets Real with Herself in “She’s Gotta Have It”

Nola Darling understands that trauma porn is a tactic often used to beef up the work and lives of Black women for clicks and scholarships, but it is also demeaning. Read more »

Boss Butch: “Gentleman Jack’s” Warm, Irreverent Take on 19th-Century Lesbian Desire

Gentleman Jack is unquestionably fun, but it also doesn’t set out to be an unconditional empowerment fantasy. Read more »

A New Origin: Joan Morgan Changes the Narrative of Black Women’s Sexuality

Finding and sustaining pleasure is crucial to living a good feminist life. Read more »

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