LDS Church Responds to Latest Supreme Court Decision On Marriage Rights

The leadership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have issued an official statement, via the Mormon Newsroom, in response to yesterday’s Supreme Court decision stating the Court will not hear any reviews of same-sex marriage cases, effectively bringing ‪‎marriage equality‬ to five more states. “Salt Lake City — The Continue Reading

Sex, S&M, and the Newly Single Girl

Disclaimer: this writing is me thinking out loud. It’s not about fishing for compliments, it’s about processing some stuff. While it’s always nice to get those compliments, I’m much more interested in helpful suggestions/advice, and thoughts from people who experience this stuff in a similar way. I had an interesting Continue Reading

‘Who We Become’ Documentary Sheds Light On Trans Community

A new documentary is set to examine many of the challenges transgender individuals face after coming to terms with their identity. Produced in partnership with New York’s Bronx Documentary Center, “Who We Become” introduces us to Jace, a transgender man who fled his native Texas town for New York where Continue Reading

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Presenting National Consortium of Breast Centers

In recognizing October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we here at OSC would like to recognize the National Consortium of Breast Centers, Inc. The NCBC is a nonprofit member organization “dedicated to excellence in breast health care for the general public.” Members include breast health professionals who provide direct patient Continue Reading

Is ‘Bedroom-Only’ Power Exchange Possible?

DEAR ERICA, I need some advice before I talk about this with my boyfriend. I’ve been wanting something more out of our sex life. I have always been secretly turned on by the idea of being sexually controlled and restrained. The thing is, I only want to try dom/sub sex. Continue Reading

Finding the Humor in Alternative Lifestyles: KimchiCuddles Web Comic

KimchiCuddles.com, which is owned and operated by the artist ‘Tikva’ is, “a webcomic spreading awareness about polyamory & LGBTQA relationships in the most hilarious way possible.” According to the website, all of the comics and characters are loosely based on reality, either inspired by the artist’s own experiences, the experiences Continue Reading

How Do I Convince My Girlfriend that Crossdressing is Harmless?

DEAR ERICA, I’m a male and I really like wearing dresses and skirts, however, my girlfriend does not approve. She has misconceptions about crossdressing and doesn’t really take it seriously. I felt so unbelievably happy today that I was able to dress and attend my college classes. I felt alive Continue Reading

New Canadian Cheerios Campaign Sheds Positive Light on Same-Sex Couples & Family

In its latest move to show its support of the LGBT community, General Mills is launching a new Cheerios campaign in Canada beginning with a television ad featuring a male same-sex couple and their adopted daughter. According to Marketing magazine, the campaign dubbed the “Cheerios Effect” will include nearly a Continue Reading

BDSM: Slaves and Limits…Is There Such a Thing?

This post was prompted by a post on Fetlife asking about slaves and limits – not doing things just because the D-type gets enjoyment from it, but because things have a purpose. Slavery isn’t about limits or doing things just because. Slavery for me is about surrendering to the will Continue Reading