Miguel Canabosis of Boston tells me, “I have occasionally felt there's a vague and unacknowledged exclusionary ethos among self-identified progressives in all matters, not just sexual.And that's annoying.” Emily, a 42-year-old monogamous woman living in Los Angeles, has close friends who are “gay, poly, or currently working for a sex-toy retailer.” She doesn’t even watch porn, but Emily tells me in an email, “I know BDSM slang and listen to Dan Savage religiously.I’ve come across a surprising number of supposed radicals who subscribe to a sex-positive hierarchy, with private monogamy at the very bottom and public poly-whatever-y at the tippy top.My unwillingness to make out with a female friend or participate in an orgy has been greeted on numerous occasions with, “You’re the most prudish sex writer I’ve ever met!
While we're at it, we might as well do away with the term "vanilla" -- or at least reimagine its use. Reproduction of material from any Salon pages without written permission is strictly prohibited. Associated Press articles: Copyright © 2016 The Associated Press. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Arrowroot that is sold in Australian supermarkets is not true arrowroot, but tapioca flour.
It is useful in desserts (except dairy-based ones) as a thickening agent because it is clear and neutral-tasting, and a little goes a long way.
As Steven says, “I'd like to thank a chef friend of mine for setting this straight: ‘Have you ever tasted real vanilla?
As a high school junior and senior in the mid-’90s, my favorite after-school activity was having sex in the men’s restroom of the local suburban train terminal of Naperville, Illinois.