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Annual Womxn’s Conference embraces femininity

Danielle Kessler // November 26, 2019

The 21st annual Womxn’s Conference was held on Saturday and presented by the Gender Sexuality Equity Coalition, themed “Reclaiming Femininity."Womxn’s program coordinator Bri Guerrero...

Photo credit: Melissa Joseph

O-face: let’s talk about female masturbation, baby

Emily Neria // October 16, 2019

Talking about masturbation can be hard, no pun intended. Lots of women masturbate these days. A recent study found that 81.6% of women between the ages of 18 and 22 may have orgasmed from masturbation...

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My life as a 21-year-old virgin

Gage Northcutt // January 31, 2019
Yes, it's by choice.
Photo credit: Madison Holmes

Don’t self-diagnose mental disorders

William Rein // March 27, 2016
Diagnoses across the specturm are becoming more popular. What's the cost of applying problems for our mental health for ourselves?
Sex in society: Stigmas and realities

Sex in society: Stigmas and realities

Sophia Xepoleas // April 19, 2015
We are a society of hypocrites when it comes to sex, and many are quick to point fingers at others for how they choose to go about it.
Illustration by Miles Huffman

Consent can still be sexy

Joseph Rogers // March 29, 2015
Obtaining consent should be taken seriously, but that doesn't mean it has to be obtained in a clunky, mood-killing way.
25th anniversary of MasQueerade Ball

25th anniversary of MasQueerade Ball

Zach Aucella // February 9, 2015
Stonewall Alliance of Chico put on its annual MasQueerade Ball at the Chico Women's Club on Feb. 7.

Americans divided over use of labels

Alyssa Dunning // October 11, 2014
Many people disagree on whether identity labels should be embraced or rejected.
Michael Karp Photo credit: Kasey Judge

The O-Face: Discovering deeper definitions of sexuality

Michael Karp // March 31, 2014
The sex columnist lets loose about his path to becoming comfortable with his sexuality.
Zachary Phillips

Opposing inequality of objectification

Zachary Phillips // March 30, 2014
For whatever reason, the role of "sexy beach burger model" seems to be explicitly female.

The O-Face: Addressing the double standard of sexuality

Michael Karp // January 20, 2014
The Orion's new sex columnist discusses breaking down the double standard of sexual expression between men and women.
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