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Q & A: Some people say that gender identity is a new concept, but I know there are records of people and societies who didn’t confine themselves to our modern binary. Can you give us a list of notable non-cis people throughout history? Perhaps with sources?

February 12, 2024

Such a cool question. Historical accounts of people who didn’t confine themselves to our modern binary aren’t always easy to find because the modern binary is…modern. The terms gender identity,…

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Q & A: Is taking a break in a relationship healthy?

March 13, 2023

Like so many questions about relationships, this one cannot be answered with a simple yes or no. No matter the reason why, taking a break is different from a breakup…

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Q & A: What is the best age to be in a relationship, not necessarily a sexual relationship?

March 13, 2023

The quick answer to this question is: Whenever you and that partner feel ready! But that just leads to more questions like, how do I know when I’m ready? It’s…

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Q & A: Can you list all the ages that would be a legal relationship?

March 13, 2023

It’s so important to ask this question! Knowing your legal rights keeps people safe when it comes to relationships. There are laws in every state that outline how far apart…

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Q & A: Can you get an STI/STD from oral sex?

March 13, 2023

Yes, you can get STI/STDs from oral sex. Oral sex is when someone’s mouth comes in contact with another’s vulva, penis, or anus. Blood, semen, and vaginal and rectal fluids…

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Q & A: Why do people have different sexualities and gender identities? From an evolutionary perspective?

March 8, 2023

Whoa! What an amazing question, and something that leads to even more questions. This question is loaded, so let’s break down a few things first. Sexuality, or more specifically Sexual…

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