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Word of the Week

Word of the Week: Cisgender

The Latin root cis means ‘on the same side’ (in contrast to the Latin root trans, which means across or beyond). Gender comes from the Latin genus – kind, sort or class. So, cisgender refers to a gender identity/presentation that … Continue reading

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Word of the Week: Lifestyle

Sorry I’ve been a bit absent with these posts lately. I ran out of inspiration, temporarily. However, some recent blog posts (have you checked out the newly updated blogroll?) have nudged me out of my dry spell. I was reading … Continue reading

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Word of the Week: Klismaphilia

This is not an interest I have, but it’s a fun word to say (try it!). Klismaphilia is essentially an enema fetish- it denotes the experience of sexual pleasure from thinking about or actually receiving an enema. It’s classified as … Continue reading

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Word of the Week: Fanny

Most of you will recognize this week’s word as a common term for butt; it may also recall memories of the fanny pack, one of the more memorable fashion offerings of the 80’s. ‘Fanny’ meaning butt is specific to this … Continue reading

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Word of the Week: Vanilla

A couple things come to my mind when I hear this word- flavor (as in vanilla extract) and race. Vanilla sex is a widely misunderstood phrase, and its meaning changes depending on which sexual subculture employs it. Just like ‘kinky’, … Continue reading

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