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Sexability: Just say yes….really, it’s okay

It always strikes me as odd when I realize we always tell women it’s okay to say no to sex, but very rarely do we say it’s okay to say yes. Don’t get me wrong: anybody has the right say no anytime – I’m not debating that. In my view, consent is the most important thing…

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Are you being gaslit?

Gaslighting is when someone makes you question your thoughts, feelings and reality, using your self-doubt as a weapon of manipulation. Gaslighting is emotional abuse. It’s when someone hurts you – and instead of acknowledging your feelings, they turn it against you.   Your emotions are made out to be trivial, invalid and are effectively silenced.   Someone…

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Love, the universal language?

In this image: Close-up of holding hands.

“So, what’s your relationship status?”   Three international students sit in The Dalhousie Gazette office, looking at each other sheepishly. They’re here to discuss their relationship experiences.   International students come from many languages, countries and backgrounds. But these are only the tip of the cultural iceberg. Differences may go deeper, to beliefs, attitudes and values.  Renayre is from the U.S. and in her second year…

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This Movember, my vag

A purple disposable razor.

Pubic hair. It spouts out your butt crack. It pokes through your underwear. It sprinkles down your thighs. Maybe it does all of these things, maybe it does none.   Pubic hair doesn’t care; it grows wild and untamed.  This is the truth and there is nothing wrong with it. Pubic hair is a natural part of…

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Sex positions for the signs

Spice up your sex life with your Valentine this month! Or find creative ways to wine, dine and treat yourself fine.   ~ Remember all sex positions only feel good if you’re both into it. Consent is very sexy! ~  Most of these sex positions can be tweaked to your sensual coupling; whether it be male…

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Penis fetish manifests art collection

*Editor’s Note: The name of the person in this story has been changed to protect her identity.  Some people think size matters, but Jane doesn’t discriminate.   The entryway of the 63-year-old’s apartment might be unsettling for some, but to her, seeing 15 wooden phalluses as soon as she takes her shoes off is not something…

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Sexability: let’s get anal

Hello my lovelies, I’ve wanted to talk about this for a while and I think we are finally at a point in our relationship where we can talk about this. So… butt sex. I know some people reading this just clenched hard. Don’t worry, it’ll be ok. Why do I think this is so important…

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Sexability: its the end of the world as we know it

Hello my lovelies, Sorry I’ve been gone for awhile. Last semester really kicked my ass both physically and emotionally, but I’m back now. I realize this column is supposed to focus on disability and sex, and I still intend to do that. However, I believe it is also important in the current socio-political landscape to…

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Sexability: the online dating game

Hello Lovelies, I recently read an article in the Globe and Mail by Margaret Wente about the current state of the dating scene for straight women. She mentioned in the article that if you were a gender and women’s studies major that you probably were not going to like what she had to say. Granted, I…

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Sexability: friends-with-benefits

Hello my lovelies, It’s the new school year and that means a return to not only homework but the confusing world of dating and sex. I hope to make that confusing journey a little easier but I’m still figuring it out myself so hopefully, we can get through this together. One of the things I’ve…

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