19 Feb 2018

Pagan Matchmaking Takes East Bay by Storm in Happy Forever

Spy Emerson: performance artist, salacious sex goddess and owner/purveyor of the infamous Hook-Up Truck, adorned the stage of Albany’s historic Ivy Room Monday, for an iterative performance of Happy Forever, her vaudevillian, burlesque-esque variety-and-game show of sin, surrealism and surprise. Happy Forever has taken numerous shapes and forms over its 20-year

17 Jan 2018

Dan Savage: Awesome or Assh*le?

Dr. Drew reboot and Santorum joke pioneer Dan Savage arouses all manner of opinions on the love-hate continuum. As Savage brings his amateur porn roadshow back to San Francisco and Berkeley for the next three weeks, we asked a cross-section of sex-positive Bay Area authors, podcasters, and relationship coaches whether

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03 Nov 2017

How To Win A Facebook Fight

By Rachel Fogletto  If you google reasons not to argue online, you’ll come across many cartoons, memes, and quotes about arguing with idiots. For instance, Mark Twain once said, “Do not argue with a fool, onlookers may not be able to tell the difference.” Or maybe he didn’t because a

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06 Oct 2017

When You Have to Live With An Ex After You Breakup

By Jonas Barnes  Here’s a little back story about your author and how I settled upon this metropolitan garbage heap known as New York City. See, some years ago, I met a woman and we fell in love in Portland, OR and had a great relationship and decided that our

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27 Sep 2017

New Dating Trends We Hate

By Rachel Fogletto Every time you turn around there seems to be a new and terrifying dating trend that poses a brand new risk to the modern single person’s psyche. The real bad news is that none of this is actually new at all, and people have been treating each

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06 Sep 2017

BAS Fiction- It Pays

IT PAYS by Allyson Darling   Violet-colored feathers encircled my eyes; the elastic tied around my head pulled at my hair — a Mardi Gras mask wasn’t exactly the item I had imagined wearing to protect my identity. I lied on my stomach with my feet splayed out on a

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18 Jul 2017

Where to Get FREE Condoms!

Sex is great. But you know what’s not so great? Unprotected sex. (Sorry, thrill seekers.)  With the amount of sex that everyone is having and the plethora of resources available, it’s near criminal to have to buy condoms in this day and age.  And let’s be honest – the drugs

07 Jul 2017

In Defense of New York City’s Humidity

By Jesse McGrath Last weekend I was at Costco in Brooklyn, and if you have ever been to Costco on a Saturday, you know that it is basically a street fight with oversized shopping carts instead of switchblades. Costco on the weekend turns the simple act of being in public

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