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nipples

Hey, I’ve been thinking about nipples.  Mostly my own, but other people’s nipples too.  Bodies, social norms, different kinds of comfort.  Physical comfort and emotional comfort can be opposite. Bras have always hurt me, but being stared at by lascivious men hurt me more.  So I chose the physical discomfort of bras over the pain… Read More »

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vulnerable is

Hey, I’ve been thinking about what vulnerable is.  Maybe I use the word differently than other people.  Ming asked me what I meant by vulnerable, during a conversation we were having about sex and feelings, and recently someone else asked me the same. Vulnerable is my whole life’s goal.   It’s part of honesty, intimacy, and… Read More »

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birth control

When I lived in Sacramento, I went to a women’s clinic for birth control.  The patients were mostly women of color, because of how poverty works.  The place gave free services to we who had no health insurance.  I was unemployed and under-employed, and I got birth control free.  Yeah, it was mostly poor people.… Read More »

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fast blood

Hey, I was ecstatic dancing outside to my youtube dance playlist.  I was wearing no shirt–I wore a sports bra.  It’s ok to exercise, wearing a sports bra, so I hear.  But I never did it before.  I walked outside in a skirt and bra, which I had never done before.  Felt vulnerable and slightly… Read More »

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sapiosexual

I heard of sapiosexuals some years ago.  Sapiosexual people are attracted to intelligence.  Right away, I could relate to it, as I love intelligence too. Wow–I am impressed by vocabulary, wit, wordplay, being understood.  Someone who brings me new ideas, like a cat brings a dead lizard!  When someone I love says a phrase in… Read More »