Betty at Chico State 1970

Betty at Chico State 1970

Betty spoke at Chico State in 1970.  She shares her experiences about orgasm, masturbation, and feminism. She is brilliant. This video is a valuable piece of feminist and Bodysex history. The first couple of minutes are choppy but stick with it. It's about an hour...

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Variation in Vulvas

Variation in Vulvas

Betty championed the vulva and brought the word clitoris into popular language. In honor of the second anniversary of Betty's passing, we talk about the clitoris and the variety of vulvas. There's great variety in the size, shape, and color of the clitoris, clitoral...

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What is Sexual Health?

What is Sexual Health?

I have started studying with the Sexual Health Alliance this week (woohoo!) and the first topic I was looking into was sexual health. Very often, we tend to feel that the absence of sickness, distress or disease makes us healthy, but is that really true? According to...

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Let’s Talk About Normal

Let’s Talk About Normal

As you probably already guessed, I am about to tell you that there is no normal. Normal is a societal construct put into place to box people. Someone, somewhere, somewhen decided what is to be considered appropriate or not and most of us have grown up conforming to...

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It’s Body – Sex

It’s Body – Sex

Betty Dodson named her workshops Body - sex for a reason. We need to be connected to our bodies to experience pleasure. Accept your body, appreciate your body. Then you can fully experience sexual pleasure and share your body with another person with agency.

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Vulva on Fire

Vulva on Fire

Two years ago, I started having what I was told were bladder and/or vaginal infections and though treatment didn’t bring the expected results, the diagnosis didn’t change. After many months of the same thing happening, my gynecologist started experimenting, diagnosing...

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