Sex

Foreplaylist

Wash your sheets, light some candles, and hit play on this sensual and sexy R&B playlist curated by contributor, Grant Ruffinengo. It’s the perfect, almost unnoticeable sultry set to put you or you and your partner(s) in the mood for a lil’ romantic V-day evening alone.  

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Safer Sex

There is nearly an infinite number of ways people can have sex; “From licking an armpit to having a five person penetrative orgy, sex isn’t limited,” says Kaleigh Trace, the education co-ordinator at Venus Envy, Halifax’s award winning sex shop. With so many ways to have sex, there is also an array of risks to…

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Good things come to those who wait

Do you ever feel that your relationship with your partner is moving too quickly, or is beyond your emotional and physical comfort zone? Delayed gratification- a term for waiting to have sex – is a controversial issue when it comes to dating and partnerships. Oftentimes, people rush into having sex with their partners without taking…

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Consent is clear

  Dalhousie’s fall term is beginning. As students fill up the residences, classrooms and streets of University Avenue, it’s important to have up-front conversations about safe sex and consent. Put clearly: sex without consent is rape. And while the slogan “No Means No!” means well and makes sense, it is vital to remember that rape…

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It’s time to talk about sex

  The key to a healthy sex life? Good communication. That was the message Tuesday at a panel discussion, “Taking Care of Down There,” held at the Halifax Central Library. “One in five women might experience pain during sex,” Kate Rancourt told the session, creating problems for women and their partners. Rancourt, a PhD student…

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Sex sells

I’m generally not surprised when I hear about some new way in which the media is trying to objectify women. The industry generally lives and dies by the idea that sex sells, and hey, it’s true—they wouldn’t do some of the gross things they do if the public wasn’t responding to it. But this week,…

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Going the extra miles

A simple Google search of “long distance relationships” can be met with discouragement: the general consensus of the Internet appears to be that long distance relationships are more about surviving than thriving. Cosmopolitan offers a series of shallow, borderline sexist tips to living through the experience, including taking up cooking or tennis lessons, never arguing…

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Ten simple tips for finding “The One”

Valentine’s Day is upon us!  From what I gather talking to some of the sadder, less blessed members of the Gazette staff, not everyone is as excited for this joyous holiday as I am. Indeed, I hear that a great number of you on campus may actively despise the 14th of February due to your…

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