Burlesque

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Burlesque and Body Positivity

This essay talks about body image from the perspective of burlesque performers and audiences, emphasizing that everyone’s journey to body positivity is unique. Bodies put on display help counteract normative ideas about the abstract, perfect body, thus helping everyone feel a little more comfortable in their own skins. The author concludes on a positive, proactive note: “Own your body, call other people out when they attempt to shame you; the more we love our bodies a little more, the better we can help others love their own.” Regardless of your thoughts on burlesque as an art form, this seems like sound advice. Follow us on Twitter @mysexprofessor. Continue Reading →

Sex Round-Up Because I Have Too Many Open Tabs…

…and when I have too many open tabs, that means there are things I keep meaning to share with you, such as:

- A CNN article about how Christians might rethink sex [CNN]
- Photos from No Make-Up Week [RabbitWrite]
- When child images shock [Salon]
- Art of the Tease, an article about burlesque in Bloomington, Indiana [H-T; subscription required]
- An HPV flow chart [Salon]
- Wedding ideas and previously worn dresses [OnceWed]
- I love our ever-expanding collection of genitals in the wild photos here on MSP Continue Reading →