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Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Finding Sex Toys that Work for Me

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Finding Sex Toys that Work for Me

Darling Nikki is Rebellious Magazine’s resident sex toy reviewer. While she writes her reviews from the perspective of a cisgender woman, she wants to remind her readers that any sex toy can be for any body! I had planned on writing something up last month for Valentine’s Day, but February is short and sometimes life…

Marilyn Chin’s ‘The Survivor’

Marilyn Chin’s ‘The Survivor’

I met Marilyn Chin at a week-long, Indiana University writing workshop in 2003. Not only did I find her poetry brutally direct, intensely honest and yes, confrontational—all qualities of a rebellious woman—I found that her personality and teaching style were also quite similar. I immediately adored her!…

Versatile Sex Toys for Pelvic Pain

Versatile Sex Toys for Pelvic Pain

Darling Nikki is Rebellious Magazine’s resident sex toy reviewer. While she writes her reviews from the perspective of a cisgender woman, she wants to remind her readers that any sex toy can be for any body! I know, it’s been awhile, but pelvic pain can seriously slow…

Feminist Bar Wenches at the Bristol Renaissance Faire? Why Not!

Feminist Bar Wenches at the Bristol Renaissance Faire? Why Not!

Kaitlin takes a wide stance. With her leather boots firmly planted into the ground, she tilts her body to one side, reaching her arm over her head. She’s just stretching, but the focused look on her face is that of an athlete. Serious. Determined. Kaitlin isn’t getting…

Introducing: Just the Tip, Our New Sex & Relationship Advice Column

Introducing: Just the Tip, Our New Sex & Relationship Advice Column

On February 13, 2017, Rebellious Magazine published the first-ever Just the Tip post, my love and sex advice column. In this column, you will find interviews with sexuality researchers and educators, as well as compassionate responses to anonymous questions. Just the Tip isn’t your typical “Cosmo-style” sex advice…

Just the Tip: How to Ethically Look for a Three-way

Just the Tip: How to Ethically Look for a Three-way

Just the Tip offers smart and compassionate sex and relationship advice from queer non-monogamous kinkster Jera Brown. If you have a sex or love question you’d like Jera to answer, email  jera@jerabrown.com or DM Jera on Twitter @thejerabrown. Just the Tip is sponsored by Early To Bed, one…

Louboutins: Red Soles Not Beaten But Bruised

Louboutins: Red Soles Not Beaten But Bruised

They were an unexpected gift from my husband. Lovely strappy black Christian Louboutin heels with the signature red lacquered soles. I had casually mentioned to him that when Oprah sat on her couch interviewing guests, you couldn’t help but notice her perfectly shiny red soles. A few…

Just the Tip: Are You Queer if You Date Trans Folks?

Just the Tip: Are You Queer if You Date Trans Folks?

Just the Tip offers smart and compassionate sex and relationship advice from queer non-monogamous kinkster Jera Brown. If you have a sex or love question you’d like Jera to answer, email  jera@jerabrown.com or DM Jera on Twitter @thejerabrown. Who can use the word “queer” in a dating profile? The…

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