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The Lady Is a Tramp: Safer-Sex Kit Survey Says...

If you could bundle the perfect safer-sex kit, what would you put in it? Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Caitlin Flanagan, our first Douchebag All-Star!

  Sometimes a simple acknowledgment of douchery just isn't enough. Sometimes you have to step back and marvel at how consistent, how dedicated, how impressively shameless a person's commitment to being a total asshole is. And that's why Bitch has decided it's time to start recognizing those... Read more »

The Lady Is a Tramp: Eco-Sex Is Green

When it comes to eco-sex, people of color are…where? Read more »

The Lady is a Tramp: The Magnum Campaign and Ye Olde Black Male Penis Myth

As much as we complain about hip-hop and rap staying mostly “unconscious” about reproductive-justice issues (the only cut to this day discussing pro-choice options is Digable Planets’ “Femme Fetale”—and that came out 15 years ago),... Read more »

Raising Trouble: Thanks for Reading

"Raising Trouble" wants to thank you for being great hosts! Also, some thoughts about TV, video games and sex. Read more »

Mad World: Compromising Positions

Mad World fans, take note! In cooperation with PSU's Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Department, we're hosting a Mad World intergenerational community forum! Compromising Positions: Race and Sex in Advertising, A Mad World Intergenerational Community Forum June 1, 2010 / 6:30pm Portland... Read more »

The Lady Is a Tramp: How Lena Horne Helped Me Become a Tramp

Oh honestly, unclutch your pearls. I’m not speaking ill of the dead. If you ever heard the song “The Lady Is a Tramp”—and how the late Lena Horne sang it—you’ll... Read more »

Tuning In: Christina Aguilera's "Not Myself Tonight"

My thoughts on Christina Aguilera’s single and music video for “Not Myself Tonight.” Read more »

Tuning In: Glee's "The Power of Madonna"

My thoughts on Glee's much-anticipated Madonna episode. Read more »

The Young and The Feckless: Casual Sex Meets Cognitive Dissonance

Last week, a reader sent a link to a Slate article on the new wave of sexual judgment-mongering among Gen Y and suggested I might want to address the issue here. I wasn't sure I was the one to write this because A) I spent my college years (undergrad... Read more »

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Tina Belcher's Sexual Revolution

Tina Belcher breaks all the rules of network sitcoms. That's why she's wonderful.  Read more »

Why You Should Pay for Porn

If you’re a progressive middle-class individual, chances are you think about where your food comes from. Maybe you try to buy shoes that are... Read more »

The Dramatic History of American Sex-Ed Films

In 1948, in a seventh grade classroom in Eugene, Oregon, a teacher dimmed the lights and flipped on 16mm projector. A film called Human... Read more »

In a Bizarre 1976 Comic Book, Spider-Man Fought the Villain of Misleading Sex Education

Last week, I came across a very strange comic book: in 1976, Planned Parenthood teamed up with Marvel to publish a one-off comic in which... Read more »