Category Archives: Lifestyle

Being Trans Video: Was Being Passable Important?

Dee Montoya, a.k.a “Dee HunnyBuns” is a vibrant 24 year-old who maintains a Youtube channel where she shares bits of her life as well as her own unique story living as a happy and healthy trans woman. In this video...

Denny Burk on Gender Identity, Transgender, and Polygamy

This video comes from the 2014 ERLC National Conference on “The Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage.” The Youtube reviews on the video are mostly negative, but I want you to decide....

Voting While Trans: Protecting Your Right PSA Released

The National Center for Transgender Equality just released a PSA titled “Voting While Trans” to prepare the transgender group, which is arguably the most vulnerable to discrimination by voter ID laws, to vote Tuesday. THe PSA features cameos by trans...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Comes Out

In an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek magazine, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook makes public that he is gay. The fact likely makes Cook the highest-profile gay person in corporate America. “Plenty of colleagues at Apple know I’m gay, and...

Room For Debate: For Starters, ‘Unsex’ the Birth Certificate

The moment when a new baby officially becomes a legal person from the state’s view is the filing of a birth certificate. The information on the certificate — the child’s name, parents and sex — stays with a person for...

A Must Read: A Brief History Of Crossdressing

Humans are designed to compartmentalize objects, ideas, and experiences. It’s how we survive. Our early ancestors’ ability to instantaneously decide a whether a situation was safe or dangerous was imperative if they wanted to keep their weak, hairless little bodies...

Heart of a Slave

I always enjoy seeing discussions of the romanticized things in our scene, most of which are associated with M/s in some way – the ‘gift’ of submission, ‘slave heart’, a master must master himself, etc.. In the past, I would...

The Story of Oct 11th, National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day (NCOD) is an internationally-observed day of awareness established to inclusively celebrate those who openly identify as a gender identity or sexuality minority. The day is observed annually on October 11th by the LGBTQ+ community and it’s...

What Does My Slave Identity Look Like?

I find myself over the last few weeks turning inward to examine who I am as a woman and as a slave. My life has taken many twists and turns over the last year, and each new fork or twist...

Sex or Money, Which Is Better For Your Health?

Researchers put an estimated dollar amount on the happiness level sex generates. October 8, 2014 | Money can’t buy you love. But is making love better than making money? Researchers David Blachflower of Dartmouth College and Andrew Oswald of the...

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...

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...

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...

Video: What’s Your Sexual Footprint? Al Vernacchio at TEDxYouth – San Diego, 2013

“Let’s talk about sex! And let’s talk about our sexual footprint – the path that is created by the decisions we make and the actions we take regarding our sexual selves. Al Vernacchio, gives an honest, powerful, and important talk...