newwavefeminism:

What Not To Call Beautiful Women

When you exoticize and fetishize someone, it’s actually an example of what’s called a “racial micro aggression”. Say it with me. Racial micro aggression. A racial micro aggression can be defined as “an everyday slight, put-down, indignity or invalidation indirectly targeted toward a marginalized group”. You might be thinking, “But I mean it as a compliment. My intentions are good.” Your intentions, sort of, don’t matter. Chescaleigh has an entire video on that, that you should totally watch if you don’t really know what I’m talking about.

A lot of times, the message that it communicates to the recipient is, “Hey, I think you’re super hot and desirable because you don’t really look like what your ethnicity would lead me to believe you should look like.”

autostraddle:

Abortion Access for All: Two Nonprofits Embrace Gender Inclusive Language

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Feature image via Fibonacci Blue/Flickr

You may remember our coverage of the #ProTransProChoice campaign back in January. The campaign, organized by Beck Martens, Alice Wilder, and Calliope Wong, called on Planned Parenthood and NARAL to use more trans-inclusive language in their advocacy work.

Reproductive justice activists and trans feminist activists have questioned the framing of…

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ladysensuality:

Photographer: VK Photography
Model: Lady Sensuality
Location: San Francisco, CA

When using nipple clamps, it’s important to remember that they restrict blood flow to sensitive areas.
It’s best for beginners to start out with adjustable clamps! And it’s good to know that they usually hurt a lot more upon the removal of the clamp. 
Tip: To help prevent the clamp from sticking to the nipple upon removal, you can lick the clamp or use a tiny bit of lube before you clamp the nipple. High-res

ladysensuality:

Photographer: VK Photography

Model: Lady Sensuality

Location: San Francisco, CA

When using nipple clamps, it’s important to remember that they restrict blood flow to sensitive areas.

It’s best for beginners to start out with adjustable clamps! And it’s good to know that they usually hurt a lot more upon the removal of the clamp. 

Tip: To help prevent the clamp from sticking to the nipple upon removal, you can lick the clamp or use a tiny bit of lube before you clamp the nipple.

holyshitmyporncollection:

yellowlegs:

SELF INDULGENCE

This is EXACTLY what I think it is and that’s fucking AWESOME.

Gag safety is a crucial part of playtime. This is especially so because it concerns someone’s ability to breathe. If you’re just starting out, avoid using it for more than 10-20 minutes at a time, to get adjusted to it being there. 
Never leave a gagged partner unattended. High-res

holyshitmyporncollection:

yellowlegs:

SELF INDULGENCE

This is EXACTLY what I think it is and that’s fucking AWESOME.

Gag safety is a crucial part of playtime. This is especially so because it concerns someone’s ability to breathe. If you’re just starting out, avoid using it for more than 10-20 minutes at a time, to get adjusted to it being there. 

Never leave a gagged partner unattended.

(via chosenfemme)

courtneytrouble:

Ten Amazing Trans and Genderqueer Porn Stars You Should Know (NSFW)

The performers, sex workers, and revolutionaries on this list were chosen for their incredible contributions to the queer porn movement in 2013 as well as their bright futures in the adult industry. Though only ten were chosen, they represent a group of people growing larger and stronger - trans and genderqueer artists who are fighting for visibility, safety, and success every day - naked.

(written, and photos by courtney trouble)

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