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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

Bareback Behavior

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...

Keeping Old-Fashioned Courtship Alive

Keeping Old-Fashioned Courtship Alive

October 23, 2013

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Going Deep Off the Shallow End

Going Deep Off the Shallow End

Xpress Mag Staff

October 10, 2013

Written by Rhys Alvarado Photo by Mike Hendrickson I wrote a column last semester about my single attempt at online dating and how one bad instance would forever pull me back toward the old-fashioned ways of getting laid. I lied. Over the summer, busy as I always am, I reverted to using Tinder, the mos...

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