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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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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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Easy Ecstasy

January 3, 2011
By Dr Melanie Rose

Taoist and Tantric sexual teachings have swirled in and out my life for years, brought by various lovers, books, and teachers. I have embraced some of the beliefs and discarded others. I was not impressed by the lover who, after reading Mantak Chia, suggested I swallow because of semen’s supposed nutritional value. I think...

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No Expectations

November 3, 2010
By Dr Melanie Rose

I love interacting with sex-positive people. I can be as flirtatious as I want and it’s understood that, despite that, I may not want to have intercourse with you. I may just want to kiss you deeply for an hour or have a little frottage session (dry humping with our clothes on). Or I...

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Shame is Lame Part 2

October 3, 2010
By Dr Melanie Rose

Last issue, I introduced the idea of sexual shame and how it can rear its ugly head within you. But sexual shame is not only something we feel, it’s also something we enforce. You may not even realize the subtle statements you make about another’s sexuality are shaming. These statements often carry not only...

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Shame is Lame

September 3, 2010
By Dr Melanie Rose

Shame about sex is what keeps sexy people hidden. When we reveal our distinctively sexy selves, and outrageously flaunt our sexuality, we are rebelling against shame. Rebellion is an integral step on the road to freedom but it doesn’t exorcize all the ghosts. We must also understand how shame works and how to unravel...

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Sex in the age of the iPhone 4

August 3, 2010
By Dr Melanie Rose

I’m all for technology that en-hances my life, but I’m not an early adopter. My boyfriend, however, loves the newest tech things. So when the new iPhone was coming out, he oohed and ahhed long enough that I was finally seduced and we both pre-ordered. It is pretty nice, but I’m most excited about...

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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.

Brought to you by Polly Superstar, SanFranSexy has a glorious roster of local experts and luminaries contributing their awesomeness to this orgy of good times. Round it all out with a calendar of upcoming events and you’ll be so satisfied you’ll be reaching for a cigarette when you’re done.

Call us old-fashioned, but as well as being available online, this zine is actually printed on paper, and distributed around town to select retail outlets, nightclubs and sexy hot-spots!