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Do I Look Slutty?

Lucy Law, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018

Filed under Relationships & Sex

There is no way to be correct. No matter what a woman does, she is going to be criticized for it. Even as women are starting to be more empowered and encouraged to embrace their sexualities, slut shaming and prude shaming still...

Popping the Cherry of the Virginity Myth

Sam Newman, Co Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2018

Filed under Relationships & Sex

First things first, let’s address a disclaimer: virginity, the concept of not having sexual experience in the mundane sense, is a true concept. The problem with virginity is the stigma that surrounds it and how that has become...

Waiting Until Marriage

Riley Goodfellow, Staff Writer

March 19, 2018

Filed under Relationships & Sex

Art by McKenzie M. A relationship is defined as the emotional and sexual connection of two people; however, today, the the actions that constitute a relationship can mean so many different things. Growing up in a very r...

Bisexual

Kate Finman, Staff Writer

March 19, 2018

Filed under Relationships & Sex

Art by McKenzie M. For bisexual 18-year old senior Kevin Landon*, sex started out as more of a shameful act than something enjoyable. “This is actually an interesting story. It was with a friends-with-benefits at his house, prom...

Long-Term

Olivia Fu, Co Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2018

Filed under Relationships & Sex

“It was when I stopped searching for home within others and lifted the foundations of home within myself I found there were no roots more intimate than those between a mind and body that have decided to be whole.” ―...

Gay

Kate Finman, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

Filed under Relationships & Sex

Art by McKenzie M. For senior John Smith*, sex is way too overhyped. “I feel like sex can just be a way of getting physical pleasure, like playing a sport. You get that release of endorphins. Sex can just be a physical need...

Pregnancy Scare

Grace Aitken, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

Filed under Relationships & Sex

Art by McKenzie M. One of the most common fears about being sexually active is unplanned pregnancy, especially for teens. Horror stories of teen girls having to give up their education and young life to raise a child are all too commo...