Category: Talk Like Sex

For Black Women, Enjoying Sex is a Revolutionary Act of Resistance

Last year, I saw the Academy Award-winning movie by director Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave, based on the true story of Solomon Northup, a free Black man kidnapped and sold into slavery in the mid-19th century. The movie presents the most honest, albeit heartbreaking, portrayals of American slavery that we’ve ever seen on film, and […]

Giving Enthusiastic Consent To Sex Is a Must!

There has been quite a bit of discussion recently about the idea of “enthusiastic consent” as it relates to engaging in sexual activity, and honestly, it’s about time. In recent years, we’ve witnessed a surge in discussions about sexual assault and debates about whether or not no really means no. Congressmen have questioned the legitimacy of “rape,” and […]

What Is a “Ho”, Exactly? And “Thot”…?

I try to keep up with most of the newer cultural trends in music, fashion, and even language. I like to remain connected with new trends because I’m raising a son in this new cultural landscape. A newer term came to my attention a few months ago, “THOT,” and after seeing how it was being used, […]

Masters of Sex Research via @ebonymag

If we’re going to talk about sex, we ought to know something about sex, right? As someone who’s been writing about sex and sexuality for a few years now, I’ve grown accustomed to conducting my own research to find answers to various related questions. I continue to educate myself in an effort to increase my knowledge […]

Caught In The Digital Act via @Ebonymag

These days, it is nearly impossible to go a full week without reading stories about people getting caught cheating on their partners and spouses. Famous people are either making headlines on celebrity gossip blogs and entertainment magazines or non-celebrity folks are being “exposed” on social media like Twitter and Facebook. We see screenshots of “evidence,” usually […]

#TalkLikeSex @Ebonymag Future Sext Love Sounds

Imagine yourself stuck in a boring board meeting or history class and, after feeling your phone vibrate, you discover a text: “I can’t stop thinking about the last time we were sweaty and hanging off of the bed…” Next thing you know, you’re uncomfortably fidgeting in your chair having flashbacks of an amazing time. It buzzes […]

#TalkLikeSex @Ebonymag Breakups to Makeups

A partner’s sexual infidelity is the straw that breaks the backs of many relationships. Before making the commitment, many people make it crystal clear to their love interests: “If you cheat on me, we’re done!” Most sincerely mean it, and some even follow through with their promises of ending their relationships when they’ve been cheated on. […]

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