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Non-inclusive sex education fails LGBTQ students

A large number of schools don’t offer LGBTQ+ inclusive sex education in their lessons. Only about 19 percent of secondary schools offer LGBTQ+ materials, according to a 2015 report from GLSEN.
JASPER CONTRERAS, Evergreen columnist February 15, 2019

Sex education is already a complicated topic for some people to grasp. When we talk about inclusivity, it becomes even murkier. In general, sex education is a messy subject. Students begin to learn...

SATIRE: Become a hype man … for yourself

It's easy to lose confidence in yourself before doing the dirty. Make sure you spend time boosting your ego and going through the full range of emotions.
AMAR JOSHI, Evergreen columnist February 15, 2019

Usually, I live my life only thinking I’m good when someone tells me so, but when someone thinks I’m attractive it’s a whole different can of worms. My brain goes into a whole different mode, a healthy...

Relationships require exploration of fantasies, kinks

For a healthy relationship to thrive, talk to your partner about trying new things. You never know what you'll like.
ALIVIA HILLER, Evergreen columnist February 15, 2019

Kinks are usually not the first thing you talk about on a date, or even on a one-night hookup. It’s hard to bring up what you want from a new partner, but doing so can advance your relationship to another...

’50 Shades’ of sexy movies

College-aged students nowadays don't watch to get in the mood, they want a white-noise film to start the process of ... well, you know.
BRUCE MULMAT, Evergreen columnist February 15, 2019

Everybody wants an easy way to move toward getting it on. There’s no better way to set yourself up for success than putting on a movie to get y’all in the mood. I set off across campus to find out...

WSU should provide better resources for assault victims

Both WSU students and survivors of sexual assault and harassment around the country have come forward on social media with the hashtag #metoo.
DEYANIRA TOVAR, Evergreen columnist February 15, 2019

In 2006, Tarana Burke founded the MeToo movement with the goal of helping survivors of sexual assault heal from their experiences. Burke's vision was for the movement to devote attention to the lack of...

Shower sex sounds good … at first

Shower sex is romanticized by many. The reality is less glamorous and often not as enjoyable as it’s made out to be.
CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist October 11, 2018

Shower sex is the ultimate romantic experience. You and your partner are wrapped in a warm embrace, being rained on by warm water and surrounded by sweet, scented steam. The well-intentioned double shower...

Getting it on with sexy songs

Listening to some fresh jams can aid in maintaining a vibe, no matter what preferences a person has.
ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen columnist October 11, 2018

Usher’s “That’s What It’s Made For” and Ginuwine’s “Pony” both have something in common. If you have not guessed it already, that thing is sex. As a person who indulges her­self in...

Aphrodisiacs: a holistic approach to healthy, meaningful sex

Though the herbs suggested can have useful effects, a
deeper look into emotions and intangible energy helps too.
MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist October 11, 2018

If you feel something is missing in your sex life, you might be inclined to turn to aphrodisiacs to solve your sexual problems. While there are herbs and foods that boost desire, naturopathic medicine...

Public boning can really work

Despite the cultural taboo, there are many ways to work around laws regarding indecent exposure and noise in the city. Just be sure to prepare carefully with blankets and protection.
MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist October 11, 2018

Lots of people want to get nasty in nature, whether it’s because of a roommate, your hippie instincts or a blood alcohol content of .2 percent. If the urge strikes, you can make it work. With some...

PDA: Leave room for Jesus

“If you’re in the middle of Walmart making out against a box of mac and cheese, no thanks,” Resident Advisor Mallorie Jordan said. There’s a way to show affection, but maybe don’t.
EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist October 11, 2018

Picture this: You’re walking down the street, minding your own business, when out of nowhere two people appear. They aren’t walking side-by-side like civilized human beings. No, they’re making out,...

Spicing up sex lives requires trial, error, communication

“When people get into BDSM it’s important that they have accurate information,” said Kathy Sprague, owner of Eclectica in Pullman. “You don’t read ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ and then try something in that book that could harm or kill your partner.”
RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen columnist October 11, 2018

For a lot of people, they already know what they are into and what they are not. For me, most of my sexual interests come from a very awkward trial and error period. Kinks and fetishes are very sensitive...

Use memes to perform pick-ups

Using humor in pick-up lines in-person or through  hook-up services can make you more appealing.
KADE RUSSOM, Evergreen columnist October 11, 2018

Aside from being sexy, what do you do for a living? Did it hurt when you fell from heaven? Great legs, what time do they open? Pick-up lines, whether charming, cheesy or obscenely vulgar, have been...

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