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A Raunchy Romp Through Literature

A Raunchy Romp Through Literature

Story and illustrations by Paul Kelly

May 12, 2020

Entering that balmy room on the fifth floor of the Rue de Montreuil from the novel cold always proved uncomfortable. My glasses fogged and my face warmed to a horribly Celtic shade of carmine. Evé Tournier’s, with whom I shared an odd relationship at the time, brown-back was bare and showcased the fres...

Fucking ourselves over with sex

Fucking ourselves over with sex

Story by Fernando Martinez and Photo by Maddison October

May 12, 2020

When we don’t know how to deal with ourselves and our feelings or with others and their feelings, we each seek refuge differently. Some people splurge their money online shopping in the name of “Treat Yo Self.” Others plan an epic night out or night in with their friends, laced with the substan...

Fertility Awareness Method?…Bueller?

Fertility Awareness Method?...Bueller?

Story by Clara Applegarth, Illustration by Paige Acosta

February 25, 2020

While women continue to make impactful changes in 2020, with more females getting elected into Congress and having better representation of bodily anatomy prompted by protests, many women continue to stick with the pill as their choice of hormonal birth control. If we can break the glass ceiling in ...

Beneath the leather and Latex

Beneath the leather and Latex

By Andrea Williams and Photos by James Wyatt

February 18, 2020

Editor’s note: There’s an erect penis in this story. Read our content warning about it. Nudity, leather, whips and bondage: there is nothing like San Francisco’s Folsom Street Fair. For one Sunday a year, a portion of Folsom Street in the SoMa district transforms into a kinky wonderland. For decades, thousands of people have come together to celeb...

Editorial: Words in Red

Editorial: Words in Red

Amelia Williams

May 16, 2019

The Monday morning pro-life advocates came to campus, I got my period. I had been anxiously awaiting its arrival for the last two weeks, and smiled as I looked down at my bloody underwear. I am an unwed, twenty-four-year-old living at home trying to finish my bachelor’s. I am no one’s idea of a mother....

Hitchhiking Powered By Love

Hitchhiking Powered By Love

Nikko Avellana

March 15, 2019

Sometimes you end up meeting the love of your life through a date, on the bus, online, or through mutual friends. No matter how they start or end, polyamorous relationships are enjoyed by different people for different reasons. Whether it is finding more people to love, or to fulfill a certain need that...

Post-Kavanaugh Conversation

Post-Kavanaugh Conversation

Nikko Avellana

December 8, 2018

In October, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was inducted into the highest legal body in the country. But at SF State, the message is quite different: “Fuck Brett Kavanaugh.” Read More »...

Between The Sheets

Xpress Mag Staff

February 14, 2014

Written by Jourdon Ahn Welcome to a new kind of sex column, where we believe in a safe space for (a)sexuality that encompasses all peoples and their beautiful pussies and penises. I’m seeking to accurately reflect the diversity seen everyday on the bus, at school, work, or on the street. Betw...

Bareback Behavior

Condoms are shown as not being utilized by some who's sex lives do not practice safe sex on purpose and choose to go Bareback. Amanda Peterson

December 9, 2013

Written by Jennifer Moreno Photos by Amanda Peterson No condoms. No fear. No regrets. That’s the motto Josh Landale, the thirty-year-old blogger behind Confessions of a Bareback Sauna Slut, lives by. In the 1980s, men having unprotected sex with each other, or barebacking, was considered ...

Lulu: Whether You Like It or Not

Lulu: Whether You Like It or Not

December 9, 2013

Written by Rhys Robinson Photo by Philip Houston Let’s be honest for a moment, fellas. At one point or another, we’ve all been stood up. Maybe the smoking hot blonde you chatted up in history class bailed on you at the last-minute. Or the Latin cutie you danced the night away with never returned your ...

Happy Endings

December 9, 2013

Written by Jake Montero Photo by Ryan Leibrich Read More »...

The Sex Chronicles Of A Married Couple

The Sex Chronicles Of A Married Couple

Agnes Mogstad

October 28, 2013

Written by Bek Phillips   The first time I made the decision to go all the way with my future husband was perfect. He grilled steak outside on a patio with the sun setting in the background. And with the flawless romantic flair of someone ten years my senior, he locked me outside just lon...

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