The iconic author on black women's sexuality, the difference between porn and erotica, and her new podcast.
But ads for erectile dysfunction medication are just fine.
We need to talk more about sex, and the wounds we carry. It is only then that we can begin to truly heal.
"There are a number of reasons why women may have difficulty reaching orgasm," Dr. Berman told me. Among those she mentioned
Women learn about sex through the eyes of the world around them. They learn to see themselves through the desires of men and popular culture. Women grow up watching the story of sexuality being retold again and again through the eyes of the outsider instead of through their own bodies.
It's hard to feel turned on when people are being flooded with images of fear, violence and feeling like there is a very deep threat to people's personal safety. People who have experienced various forms of sexual trauma are feeling triggered and shut down.
Do you know the 'symptoms' of a sexually confident woman? Could you already be one? Let me give you a check list to see if maybe you have some possible aspects of a sexual confident woman.
It was not until she was age 35 that Holland first entered the 'adult' world, but the minute she did, she felt for the first time ever that she had come home. She loved the freedom, the passion, and the uninhibited expression. She found it inspiring, and she saw opportunities for positive empowerment in every project. The work brought her to the front lines of feminism.
“Why don’t you just call yourself straight?” my roommate Elisa asked. “I mean, you haven’t dated a woman in years.” I sighed
Allow me to get straight to the point.