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Besides the podcasts mentioned in a former post, an introductory post on kink interests, and an overview of where to go online to get sexual health questions answered, another place to get your questions answered is “Club CalExotics.” Club CalExotics is an interactive, online community that is committed to providing information about sexual health and wellness.  It has interactive forums and discussion boards, informational videos, educational blog posts and offers expert advice. It’s free to join but must be over the […]

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Firstly, being AASECT-certified myself as a sexuality educator, I always advocate to look on AASECT’s website and go to a physician who is AASECT certified. Unfortunately, there are not many doctors who are certified with AASECT, so here’s a post from Ducky Doolittle with a neat suggestion on how to find a doctor with whom you can openly discuss sex: “How to Search Get to Googling or use your HMO/insurance listing and create a list of doctors that are available […]

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Here is a short series of documentary video clips called “one in 2000”–the title of the film series refers to one in 2000 births being intersex. “If I had known that there was a whole movement of people working to end things that people who were born with different bodies have to go through, it would have been amazing for me.” First video: One in 2000 Congratulations We’ll Get Back to You http://www.logotv.com/videos/misc/278633/one-in-2000-congratulations-well-get-back-to-you.jhtml Second video: One in 2000 Blank Slate […]

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For more information on STIs* please visit: www.ashastd.org It is an excellent website covering 1. healthy sexual interaction, 2. cope with having an STI, 3. protecting oneself. And much more information!   Here are some links on how to cultivate safer sex: Tips for Safer Sex  and An Explanation for STI Risk Spectrum NO RISK to HIGH RISK And a great article explaining what safer sex IS NOT: What Safer Sex IS NOT   For information specifically on HIV and AIDS visit: […]

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Older Ladies by Donnalou Stevens

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For those of you who have been to my presentations on sexuality and seniors, I frequently mention Joan Price’s book, “Naked At Our Age,”*** and try to have a copy around for folks to look at it. She has a wonderful blog: http://betterthanieverexpected.blogspot.com/   Including a column on the subject on Senior Planet: http://seniorplanet.org/may-is-senior-sex-month/     ***I previously posted about Joan Price and said, “THIS BOOK IS AWESOME: http://www.amazon.com/Naked-Our-Age-Talking-Senior/dp/1580053386 See Joan Price’s podcast when interviewed by Tristan Taormino: http://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/67624/joan-price-gives-straight-talk-on-senior-sex-and-ageless-erotica “

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See this handout which explains the risk spectrum to keep in mind when engaging in sexual activity, click: great handout explaining safe sex risk spectrum how to prevent STIs

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50+ pages of the most evidence-based, useful sex books divided by subjects click: everything sex-related bibliography  

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This handout says it all click Lubricants   Here’s MORE information on click Lubricants condoms useful sex info  

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1.  Sex Out Loud with Tristan Taormino 2.  Mia on Top 3. Sex Nerd Sandra Readers, let me know if you have more suggestions…each of the three listed above have different tones but all are interesting. Photo credit to xcode

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At the conclusion the author writes:  “With young women, it’s about teaching the difference between the desire to be desired and desire itself.  It only takes a girl a few seconds to realize what someone else may want from her sexually. It often takes her much longer to figure out what she really wants, to discern the pleasure she gets from bringing pleasure to another from the pleasure she wants for herself. And once she’s figured that out, it’s vital […]

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I believe that Kathleen’s website has a fantastic list to deeply reflect on if you seek to be sexually empowered and sexually healthy:   http://tellkathleenanything.com/Sexually_Healthy_Adults.html

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Sex Smart Films is a website to help you  get the sexual information that you want. And here is another website that answers sex questions:  http://www.sexualhealth.com/womens-sexual-health/ I found the Sex Smart Films site by looking at the American Association of Sexual Health Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT) links page, there are many other interesting and educational websites listed there (scroll to the bottom): http://www.aasect.org/assoclinks.asp   (For those who don’t know, the AASECT is one of the most important organizations for […]

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Click here for Esther Perel’s newest talk on TED TALKS   Erotic Intelligence– “Ironically, some of America’s best features–the belief in democracy, equality, consensus-building, compromise, fairness, and mutual tolerance–can, when carried too punctiliously into the bedroom, result in very boring sex. Sexual desire doesn’t play by the same rules of good citizenship that maintain peace and contentment in the social relations between partners…I do believe that the emphasis on egalitarian and respectful sex–purged of any expressions of power, aggression, and […]

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