Sex

  • People have different definitions of “sex”.  Some people say sex is only acquired if a penis enters a vagina.  This definition isn’t true for everyone.  Sex can be vaginal (penis-in-vagina intercourse), oral sex (mouth-to-gential contact), anal sex (penis-in-anus intercourse), fingering or hand jobs (hand-to-genital contact), masturabation or even dry humping.
  • Most experts believe sex involves any or all of the items listed above as sex. 
  • However you choose to define sex know that there are responsibilities when becoming sexual with another person.  Think about if you are comfortable doing these things and realize there are consequences such as STD’s or an unwanted pregnancy.  Also, it’s important to know that you can decide to not go through with something even if you are in the middle of it. You can always choose to say no.
  • Sex work is the exchange of sexual services, performances, or products for material compensation. Sex work is a controversial issue because many view sex work as problematic because there are not many laws regulating this growing field.
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    Dita Von Teese is a burlesque dancer, who popularized burlesque performance in the 90’s and 2000’s.

  • There are many forms of sex work such as: street prostitution, indoor prostitution (brothels, massage parlors), phone sex operation, exotic dancing, lap dancing, adult film performing, nude peepshow performing. 
  • Drag queens are commonly known as men who dress as women in an exaggerated way with makeup, wigs, costumes that are flamboyant.  Drag kings are women who dress as men and act hyper masculine.
  • There are many reasons why drag queens and kings choose to perform.  Some of the reasons include self expression and entertainment.
  • A common stereotype of drag queens and kings is that the performers are gay, but not all performers identify with the LGBTQ community.