The Vermont Cynic

Third time’s the charm: what I have learned

November 9, 2016

I recently had sex with a new partner. This new rendezvous bumped the number of guys I have slept with up from two. My “number” is now three. I have had sex with three different people. I thought about this for a bit. At first I felt pretty bad about it. Of everyone I have shared my body with,...

Own your body; how to embrace your hair down there

Own your body; how to embrace your hair down there

November 2, 2016

I can remember the day well. I had just gotten back from dance class. As I peeled off my sweaty leotard, I noticed something mysterious.   I walked up to my full length mirror to take a better look only to be confronted by three curly hairs hanging out on my vulva. Shocked, I took a step back. ...

Respectfully having sex in a shared space

Respectfully having sex in a shared space

October 13, 2016

It’s Friday and you have just finished your last class for the week. Exhausted, all you want to do tonight is nap, watch Grey’s Anatomy and order a pizza. You call in a pizza as you are walking up the stairs to your hall and get to your room. The door is unlocked but closed. Strange, bu...

Finding beauty in your rolls and curves

October 5, 2016

I am fat. Now before you go and counter my statement with, “You are curvy” or, my personal favorite, “You are not fat, you are beautiful,” as if being fat is synonymous with ugly. The truth is I am 5’8”, 250 pounds, and a size 20. I am fat. I am sure in your head you are picturing me sit...

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