Kristen is the founding editrix of Slutist, a sex positive feminist website, and an instructor at The New School. Her upcoming book, Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring The Sex Positive, will be published by Three L Media this spring.

Latest Articles

What To Know About Star Wars-Themed Adult Films

As dedicated fans of the force know, May 4 is a unique holiday in our galaxy. Folks celebrate by donning Wookiee costumes, twisting their hair into Princess Leia buns, sipping coffee out of commemorat...
By Kristen Sollee

How Success Can Impact Dating

In many fields, gender equality remains just out of reach. Women still make less than men, particularly women of color, and they hold fewer high ranking positions. But as these women make strides to c...
By Kristen Sollee

Why Getting Up Early Just Makes Life Better

I am not a morning person. In fact, I am so vehemently opposed to the "early to bed, early to rise" philosophy that I never took a class before 2 p.m. in college and since then have repeatedly chosen ...
By Kristen Sollee

5 Marriage Styles To Fit Your Lifestyle

Wedded bliss is no longer defined by one monogamous, straight couple cohabitating 'til death do they part. These days, whether you meet IRL or online, are monogamous or non-monogamous, live together o...
By Kristen Sollee

8 Ways Twitter Celebrated A Woke Mother’s Day Yesterday

Because it's intimately associated with powerful and resilient women, Mother's Day can be viewed as a feminist holiday. Really, it's one of the only times outside of Women's History Month where a spot...
By Kristen Sollee

How To Survive Twitter, According To Twitter Users

The internet has brought us delightful doggo memes, bone-chilling creepypastas, and ridiculous rickrolls — in addition to some rather unsavory phenomena. When living life online, taking the good with ...
By Kristen Sollee

5 Revealing Stats About Our Hair Down There

Like Mary Janes, bell bottoms, or flannel shirts, pubic hair preferences go in and out of fashion, and what's popular one decade is suddenly (and often inexplicably) disavowed the next. Back in Ancie...
By Kristen Sollee

Adult Stars On Their Fave Video Games

Whether educational or goofy, sensual or swashbuckling, video games — like porn — can offer endless entry into fantasy worlds different from our own. And in WoodRocket's latest Ask A Porn Star video, ...
By Kristen Sollee

5 Cannabis Products For Down There

In case you're late to the party: marijuana isn't just for smoking anymore. Although hemp clothes and cosmetic products have been around for a while, thanks to sex-positive engineers and entrepreneurs...
By Kristen Sollee

10 Things That Would Happen If Kids Were In Charge

There's no way around it: adults are ruining the planet. What do all the corrupt politicians and CEOs, destructive developers, and war mongering dictators of the world have in common? They're all over...
By Kristen Sollee

Which Accent Is The Biggest Turn On?

Whether it's the rich purr of a posh British voice or an American Southern drawl, the sexiest accents vary from person to person and place to place. What Americans might find less-than-desirable certa...
By Kristen Sollee

9 Reminders That We All Experience Rejection

Nobody wants to bear the brunt of bad news, but getting dumped, getting fired, and getting rejected are pretty much a fact of life. And with the trending hashtag #4WordLetDowns, Twitter users are shar...
By Kristen Sollee

The '80s Inspired Dream Vacations You Need RN

The '80s were a magical time for vacationing. Dead guys could suddenly become re-animated and join the conga line, teased hair could stay high despite the humidity, and theme parks could offer you the...
By Kristen Sollee

6 Reasons Why Protected Sex Rules

In a perfect world free from STIs and unwanted pregnancies, we'd be encouraged to engage in all the bareback sex our little parts could handle. Unfortunately, said world does not exist. For this reaso...
By Kristen Sollee

10 Life Lessons We've Learned From Cartoons

For those of us born before YouTube existed, watching cartoons was foundational. Whether Looney Tunes, She-Ra: Princess of Power, Rugrats, or The Simpsons, these shows defined our childhoods and taugh...
By Kristen Sollee

The Most Sensual Ways To Reduce Stress

Solo and partnered playtime can offer a bounty of benefits. In addition to boosting your mood, improving your skin, increasing self-confidence, and feeling delicious AF, sex reduces stress — which mig...
By Kristen Sollee

5 Ways Twitter Users Celebrated 4/20

To many, April 20 is a day like any other. You get up, eat, work, relax, and do your daily routine with little fanfare. But to the wake and bakers, the midnight tokers, and the occasional weed smokers...
By Kristen Sollee

Here's The Truth About Mondays

If you work a traditional 9-5, Mondays signal the beginning of yet another week of stress at a desk, away from your bed/pajamas/S.O./cat. The mythical terror of this day knows no bounds, and a new Buz...
By Kristen Sollee

How People Are Coping With #StressAwarenessDay

It's pretty impossible to experience life in the 21st century without being intimately acquainted with stress. Working, dating, mating, and just existing in our mercurial meat sacks can produce anxiet...
By Kristen Sollee

10 Grooming Deal-breakers People Have In Dating

How we take care of our bodies is an extremely personal choice, but almost everyone has a grooming deal-breaker in dating (or two) that they just can't stomach in a partner. Whether it's flyaway nose ...
By Kristen Sollee

What Are The Mental Health Effects Of Abortion?

To justify government restrictions on bodily autonomy, anti-abortion advocates have emphasized the traumatic psychological effects of abortion. Pro-life crusaders often pin their political position to...
By Kristen Sollee

Why Don't Humans Have This Bone?

Although an erection might be called a boner, humans, unlike most mammals, don't have a penis bone. It's been a mystery to many why we deviate from our animal relatives below the belt, but thanks to n...
By Kristen Sollee

5 Revelations About Sex And Gender In Tokyo

For the uninitiated, Tokyo conjures scenes of bright lights and unknown pleasures. It's a hedonistic paradise plucked from a retro futurist sci-fi novel where anything goes — for men, at least. After ...
By Kristen Sollee

What Happens When Women Try Free-Bleeding

From DivaCups to tampons to Thinx, there are so many ways to manage your period these days. When women try free- bleeding in a new Buzzfeed video, however, they discover that the "au naturel" approach...
By Kristen Sollee

What Adult Stars Would Do If They Were President?

With a president-elect who views facts as subjective, refuses to accept daily CIA briefings, and admitted to groping women without their consent, the American government can use all the help it can ge...
By Kristen Sollee

13 Sex-Positive Gifts For The Holidays

It's that time of year again, where the nights get longer and the days are filled with wondering what to get your bestie or significant other for the holidays. And if pleasure is your passion, this se...
By Kristen Sollee

The Worst Breakup Advice You'll Ever Hear

Whether it involves therapy, intensive self-care, or partying the night away in denial, everyone has their own brand of post-breakup advice. Sometimes, though, laughter is the best medicine, which is ...
By Kristen Sollee

What Adult Stars Think Of Sexy Mainstream Movies

In the latest "Ask A Porn Star" short from WoodRocket, adult entertainers weigh in on the sexiest mainstream movies, revealing which PG-13 and R-rated scenes make them weak in the knees. Although no-h...
By Kristen Sollee

Adult Stars Reveal How They Got Into The Business

Today, more and more folks are choosing their own unique ways to make a living outside the 9-5 grind. If a flexible schedule with pleasurable tasks is what you're after, then according to a new WoodRo...
By Kristen Sollee

The Challenge To Do If You're Single AF

If the internet is good for one thing, it's for forcing folks to engage in random feats out of sheer boredom — with the burning hope that their posts might go viral. Enter the #SingleAsHellChallenge o...
By Kristen Sollee

Vote & Get Off With These Sexy Election Promos

Both voting and sex are driven by our deepest — and sometimes darkest — desires. The ways we vote and the ways we have sex can be filled with passion. They can be kept fiercely private or shouted from...
By Kristen Sollee

Here's How Your Period Impacts Your Sex Drive

Our desire for sex is impacted by so many factors, from hormones to health to how hot the person in front of us happens to be. For those who menstruate, however, the ways your period impacts your sex ...
By Kristen Sollee

How People Really Celebrated Halloween In 2016

A holiday technically hasn't happened until you post about it on social media, and this year, Twitter users repped homemade costumes, haunted happenings, and celebrated everything spooky with the #Hal...
By Kristen Sollee

Twitter Celebrates What #MyOuijaBoardSaid

To celebrate Samhain — the time when the veil between the living and the dead is lifted — Twitter users are taking to their spirit boards. Using the trending hashtag #MyOuijaBoardSaid, folks are divin...
By Kristen Sollee

Adult Film Stars Share Their On-Set Horror Stories

Just in time for Halloween, the fine folks at WoodRocket have a frightful treat in store for us. For their latest Ask A Porn Star video short, adult entertainers offer up their best porn set horror st...
By Kristen Sollee

The Top NSFW Halloween Searches, State By State

Halloween is the one time of year where it's socially acceptable to let your fantasies run wild. It's also a time to celebrate things that go bump (and grind) in the night, so it's fitting that folks ...
By Kristen Sollee

Would This Make Halloween More Fun?

As the days creep towards October 31, folks of all ages are readying their costumes and candy for a night of tricks and treats. Although some might find Halloween traditions perfect as they are, other...
By Kristen Sollee

7 Signs You're On The Rebound

Breakups can be transformative. Changing your outlook, changing your hair, and changing your daily habits are just a few of the signs you're on the rebound, according to a new BuzzFeed video. Heartbre...
By Kristen Sollee

5 Ways Your "Number" Impacts Your Happiness

Certain sexist stereotypes suggest that as your your sex number increases, your happiness and self-worth decreases. This only applies to women who sleep with men of course, because guys who boast part...
By Kristen Sollee

Twitter Users Take A Stand With #ImTooOldFor

Whether it's a passive aggressive bestie, a sexist boss, a gaslighting partner, or the archaic rule about not wearing white jeans after Labor Day, there's a moment when you suddenly realize what you w...
By Kristen Sollee