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On Confused Boners

I have spoken about, at some length, the idiotic idea that sexual attraction to someone outside of the small and boring box of what is considered “beautiful” or “worthy of sexual attraction” should be automatically considered lesser. This was specifically … Continue reading

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On Bigotry & Discounts

A colleague recently published a post that is full of bullshit. I won’t name her because I don’t feel like being that petty¬†right now. My main pet peeve, before I even started working as an escort, is this belief that … Continue reading

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Contempt of the Flesh

You’ve most likely heard at least some of the hubbub surrounding Lane Bryant’s new I’m No Angel ad. If nothing else, it’s one of those Cultural Moments that has spurred a lot of talk and a reflection of our values. … Continue reading

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{Voluptuous}

Note: This originally published on 8 February due to a scheduling mishap on my part.   “provocative and sexually alluring, esp. through shapeliness or fullness” That this definition fits me to a T is delightfully obvious! Voluptuous is one of … Continue reading

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{Kallipygian}

Greek word for “beautiful buttocks” The Romanized version of this word is spelled with a ‘c’,¬†but the first time I came across it was in an historical text written in Greek (which lacked a ‘c’ in their alphabet) so this … Continue reading

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