A while back, a guy wrote in to my advice column, wondering how often anal sex led to pregnancy. My answer ended with a limerick: I once met a dude on the ‘net, who wrote to me very upset. When you ride the caboose and some sperm is knocked loose, a […]

Dating and sex advice in limerick form


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As an advice columnist, the most common question I get from queer women is some variation of this: “She did [some small gesture that could possibly be construed as flirtation]! Does that mean she likes me?” Examples of small, ambiguous gestures have included: Sharing a dessert with the same fork […]

Top 3 dating mistakes lesbians make


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Bound is one of my all-time favorite movies, not just because of the amazing sex scene directed by Susie Bright, but because … um, other reasons. IMPORTANT ONES. Mise-en-scene and stuff. Yes. It’s a compelling crime drama dripping with seductive suspense and breathy innuendo. I wrote a “review” of the […]

‘Bound’ star Jennifer Tilly calls our book ‘thoroughly charming’



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I’m on a fishing boat crossing the Black Sea and all I can think about is you. Or rather, all I can think about is your father, who you said was murdered on a fishing boat, that the whole crew was murdered actually. I thought when you told me that, it […]

People You Loved Who Weren’t Me


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Last month I competed in Shipwreck, The Booksmith’s highly entertaining erotic fanfiction competition that pits six writers against one great work of literature. The theme this time around was Sherlock Holmes, and my character assignment was Inspector Lestrade, whom Holmes doesn’t like very much, but comes to grudgingly respect. I WON THE […]

Erotic Sherlock Holmes Fanfiction


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The Lesbian Sex Haiku Book (with Cats!) was an adorable and hilarious way to start the day! Check it out!!!! 😺🤗💯 A photo posted by Tegan and Sara (@teganandsara) on May 26, 2016 at 10:56am PDT   I can officially die now. Kelsey thinks I won them over with my […]

Tegan and Sara Call The Lesbian Sex Haiku Book (with ...