Gay Christianity is Not an Oxymoron [video series]

An oxymoron is a figure of speech in which two apparently contradictory terms appear together; for example, the expression "thundering silence" seems to contradict itself -- thunder being a loud sound and silence being the absence of sound. There are those who believe that, if you are a Christian, you cannot be gay (or lesbian, or … Continue reading Gay Christianity is Not an Oxymoron

In Honor of Pride Month: This Christian Ally’s Credo

Dear Friends, As you've likely figured out by now, I am a practicing (as in, "I'm workin' at it, y'all, and am by no means perfect at it yet") Christian. As someone who has professed for over forty years a deep and abiding love for God Our Creator, I believe that every single human life … Continue reading In Honor of Pride Month: This Christian Ally’s Credo

My Nonny: A Loving Guest Post from Micki Allen

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If you know relationship coach Micki Allen then you know she speaks and writes from the heart. Her subjects range from romance and sex to family and showing emotion. She left me a comment one day about her nonny and I asked her if she would write a guest post about their relationship. She kindly agreed and here is the result. May you have a love-filled day! Here is Micki’s guest post:

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Why Dutch Teens Have Better Sexual Health Than American Teens – Justin Lehmiller

Dr. Justin Lehmiller, the creator of the blog site Sex and Psychology, shares some interesting ideas and intriguing facts about the state of adolescent sexual health in America and abroad. This week in my study abroad course on sex and culture in the Netherlands, we're focusing on cross-cultural differences in sexual health and sex education. As a starting … Continue reading Why Dutch Teens Have Better Sexual Health Than American Teens – Justin Lehmiller

Talking with Young People About Consent [video]

Join Micki and her daughter as they discuss the important topic of sexual consent. Consent is Clear (an enthusiastic "yes!"), Continuous (can be revoked or retracted at any time), Conscious (informed and sober), and Coercion-free (not "guilted" or manipulated).

The Merry Month of May…sturbation

Traditional May Celebrations Traditionally, the month of May marks the return of springtime in the Northern Hemisphere. The first day of May, also known as May Day, is still celebrated in many parts of the globe. The ancient Celts called May Day “Beltane”—the day halfway between spring and summer as the time of fecundity and … Continue reading The Merry Month of May…sturbation

Why Aren’t We Having Sex Now? How to Stop Fighting About Sexual Frequency (Guest Post by Sylvia Smith via When Women Inspire)

Intimacy issues in a relationship can be uncomfortable to talk about. Not having sex? Learn how to communicate about sexual frequency effectively from relationship expert Sylvia Smith. via Why Aren’t We Having Sex Now? How to Stop Fighting About Sexual Frequency (Guest Post) — When Women Inspire

My Thoughts on Pornography [video]

As an adult sex and pleasure educator and relationship coach, I'm often asked about my thoughts on the adult entertainment industry. Well, in a sense, I work in the adult entertainment industry! Alas, Pornography - Are you Pro or Con? is the subject of my latest video. See if you can follow along as I … Continue reading My Thoughts on Pornography 

How to Help Your Children Become Responsible and Community-Focused — When Women Inspire

Caring for our neighbors is an especially important life lesson in an increasingly isolated world. Building relationships outside of our homes is an important life lesson to share with our wee ones. Check out Christy's thoughtful and thought-provoking article over at When Women Inspire [link below photo].   As a parent, you likely want your kids … Continue reading How to Help Your Children Become Responsible and Community-Focused — When Women Inspire