The Orion

Talking dirty: the fundamentals of a good time

Talking dirty can liven up any sex life. Photo credit: Melissa Joseph

Melissa Joseph

October 22, 2019

Let’s get real here, silent sex is boring sex. Whether moaning or dirty talk, there has to be some sort of noise to keep the atmosphere alive. Not once have I ever had silence sex -- the thought alone makes me cringe. When it’s quiet, our minds tend to drift off. Some people daydream about...

Naked bodies and no sex

Photo credit: Diego Ramirez

Rachael Bayuk

November 27, 2018

We all start our journey into this world absent of clothing, wailing and writhing. The nakedness we experienced then is not unlike the nakedness we experience after a shower.The naked form has been socially sexualized beyond repair. Young girl's shoulders are sexual objects on school grounds. Bare skin...

Bumping uglies with the past: A hopeful disaster

Illustration by J.Q. Hammer

Sophia Xepoleas

February 16, 2015

It takes a special kind of person to have sex with an ex and come out unscathed. But that doesn't stop us from doing it anyway. To clarify, by ex, I don't mean that person you texted every day for a month only for it to fizzle out in an unnecessarily melodramatic scene. I'm referring to the best friend, I can'...

Having sex during that time of the month

TJ Carter Photo credit: Annie Paige

Tj Carter

November 26, 2014

I tip my hat to the brave souls who are able to put on their red wings and get down to business. I’m talking about river rafting the bloody gulch of no return. Having sex while your partner is on their period is a little gross to me. My wife and I do some weird stuff, but that one takes the cherr...

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