Advice

Conscious Masturbation

May 3, 2011
By Dr Melanie Rose
Conscious Masturbation

Ever notice how easy it is to get into a rut when you’re rubbing one off? I’d like to have a little chat about conscious masturbation and how it can affect the rest of your life. There are all kinds of reasons we don’t take the time to really love ourselves up as well...

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Curious, is there any evidence that masturbating All the time is bad/harmful?

May 3, 2011
By Jessi Fischer
Curious, is there any evidence that masturbating All the time is bad/harmful?

(question via Twitter) My, this is a curious question. I’ll try to answer it in as many ways possible. Above all else, masturbation itself is not harmful. You will not go insane, grow hairy palms or develop out-of-control acne. Our collective anxiousness over masturbation is borne from years of anti-masturbation rhetoric intended to push people...

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How to Tell if Someone Wants to F**k You

March 3, 2011
By Jessi Fischer
How to Tell if Someone Wants to F**k You

…Or make love, have sex, do the horizontal mambo, knock boots, boink or any number of euphemisms. I often hear people (usually guys) fret about gauging consent and desire so I decided to make a handy little guide. Kissing isn’t Consent Really, there is only one sure sign of consent: Saying “I want to...

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The Buzz About Vibrators

February 3, 2011
By Charlie Glickman
The Buzz About Vibrators

When a lot of people hear the words “sex toys”, vibrators are the first thing they think of. And no wonder — these gizmos can be lots of fun, either on their own or mixed with other pleasures. A majority of women (some studies say as many as 70%) report that they need some...

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Boinking with Barriers

February 3, 2011
By Charlie Glickman
Boinking with Barriers

Different people have different opinions about condoms for blowjobs and dental dams for eating pussy. On the one hand, oral sex is lower risk than many other kinds of sex, especially if you don’t swallow. But if you go down on that hottie and then kiss someone else, you may unknowingly bring something along. And...

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Find your voice

February 3, 2011
By Dr Melanie Rose
Find your voice

I was very timid when I was in my 20s. I didn’t make a peep during sex, and I didn’t enjoy it much. Yet I continued to have sex hoping something would change, that maybe with time or another partner, the magic switch would flip and I would suddenly get to have what they...

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Holding Space for the Feminine

January 3, 2011
By Professor Dandy

Greetings fellow Menfolk-adventurers, sexplorers, and sex-positive pioneers! I’ve just been granted a sneak peek at Dr. Melanie Rose’s article, “No Expectations”, which you will see in this very issue. I have to say, it’s inspired me to address the issue from the male perspective. As I mentioned in my “Tips for Navigating Sexy Parties”...

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Playing with Fantasies

December 3, 2010
By Charlie Glickman

Sexual fantasies are a great way to discover new desires, try on parts of our psyches we might not want the world to see, and add a little zing to sex. There are lots of ways to play with fantasies, so you have a lot of options. One great way to enjoy a fantasy...

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Professor Dandy’s Cheat Sheet for Navigating Sexy Parties

December 3, 2010
By Professor Dandy

Strive to be Socially Excellent Your persona and personal presentation; embrace them as you would any creative act Personal accessories are a wonderful embellishment to any outfit, as they pique interest and invoke conversation When dressing to go out, ask yourself: Is my outfit an INVITATION or ARMOR? Don’t be afraid of neckwear, hats,...

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My girlfriend and I just broke up.

December 3, 2010
By Marcia Baczynski

We run in the same social circles and I really don’t want to see her at an event or a party. I also don’t want to lose my friends to her or make them our referee. What do I do?   You don’t say whether the end of your relationship was due to a...

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SanFranSexy is a bi-monthly zine bringing a bulging package of Sex-Positive Culture to your doorstep. Every month we bring you juicy bits of news, events, resources, and advice keeping you in the know about what’s worth knowing in our sassy little town.

SanFranSexy focuses on Sex-Positive lifestyle, with articles like safe sex tips for threesomes, relationship advice for sluts, how to be a gentleman at a sex club, and the importance of eye contact during aural sex. And that’s just for starters.

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