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Talking to My Fiancé About My New Girlfriend

on Tuesday, 16 October 2018. Posted in Front Page Headline, Media Updates

After enjoying an open relationship, a couple decides to tie the knot. Just one question: Why must marriage require sexual fidelity for life?

NY Times

But I am not going to promise him that our love won’t change, and neither will he promise that to me. The fact that love absolutely will change is one of my favorite things about love. Rather, as the love changes, I hope Luke and I will be able to hold each other with compassion; that we will stay curious and empathetic.

Conservative think tanker comes out as a woman, shares love of 'wine, gender fluidity and BDSM' with new wife

on Monday, 15 October 2018. Posted in Front Page Headline, Media Updates

Washington Examiner

"I ask for people’s indulgence. That line of gender and sexuality is deeply personal for everybody,” she said. “I’m appreciative of what I’m asking of people. But as long as I can keep doing useful work, I’d rather be judged principally by that.”

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How Kink Made These People’s Sex Lives Healthier

on Thursday, 11 October 2018. Posted in Front Page Headline, Media Updates


Where do you think kink has the most positive effect?
I think body confidence. I like the way I look in the negligee. I like the feeling of the silk on my skin. I like the way my partner looks at me. All of it is cohesive in bringing together a healthy and comfortable approach to my body. So many women struggle with their own body image because we live in a society that is constantly making us feel bad about how we look. Every day it's like—‘what does society tell us we should look like today?’, ’what does society tell us we should wear?’, ’who is claiming purchase over our bodies today?’ As women we live day to day trying to find a way to own our bodies that doesn’t rely on someone else's validation. Owning my pleasure through kink is really helping me embrace my body. Rather than being detached to the jiggly wiggly parts of my body, I feel attached to it because it’s my body in its entirety that gives me pleasure.

Would a BDSM Sex Robot Violate Asimov's First Law of Robotics?

on Tuesday, 09 October 2018. Posted in Front Page Headline, Media Updates


The foundations of healthy, happy, satisfying, and pleasurable sexual experiences are trust, effective communication, and of course, consent between people. The role of consent for the human in any situation is physical and psychological safety. At the same time, human sexuality includes many behaviors that rely on someone’s interior life and what uniquely excites them, and for some people that includes role playing and other creative interactions that sometimes involve testing and teasing physical and emotional limits of the body with their trusted partner(s), or practicing things that society may consider taboo. However, in this case we are discussing scenarios between a (let’s say non-sentient) robot and human(s), so the idea of consent should be human-centered, as in the Laws.


The Complete Guide to Rough Sex

on Saturday, 06 October 2018. Posted in Front Page Headline, Media Updates


Check in after you’re finished having sexy time. Compare what each of you enjoyed about the experience. If there were any changes you’d like to make, say so. The most important thing about any sexual play is that both people enjoy themselves and walk away feeling good about themselves.



Houston council set to vote on sex robot brothel ban

on Tuesday, 02 October 2018. Posted in Front Page Headline, Media Updates


On Wednesday, city council will vote on the new verbiage under the "adult arcade and adult mini theatres ordinance" where it will include, in part, "Arcade device shall also mean an anthropomorphic device or object that is utilized for entertainment with one or more persons."

5 Ways to Ease Your Partner Into Trying Bondage and Kink

on Saturday, 29 September 2018. Posted in Front Page Headline, Media Updates


I’m not suggesting you need to become a connoisseur of kink in order to give kink a try. What I am suggesting is that you do your research to help you understand what’s out there and to home in on what looks good to you. It will be easier to ask for what you want if you actually know what you want to try. If your partner asks, “Why does this appeal to you?” or “What do you want to do?” you should be able to provide a reasonable answer.

Permit issues delay SF leather plaza project

on Friday, 28 September 2018. Posted in Front Page Headline, Media Updates

Bay Area Reporter

"I think at this point, with the supervisors knowing that we are preserving the historical site and actually creating an area that will be open for all community members South of Market, not just the leather and LGBTQ community but the neighborhood and its families, I am hoping that Supervisor [Rafael] Mandelman and the other supervisors are able to help us in the completion of it," said Sullivan, referring to the board's only LGBT member, who was elected in June to represent District 8, which includes the gay Castro district.

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