Kristen is the founding editrix of Slutist, a sex positive feminist website, and an instructor at The New School. Her book, Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring The Sex Positive, was published by Stone Bridge Press in June of 2017.

5 Ways Casual Sex Can Impact Your Wellbeing, According To Science

There's something about casual sex that has captured the cultural imagination since the first non-committed couple decided to bed down for a quickie. And regardless of where you land on the sexual spectrum, you're likely to have an opinion about…
By Kristen Sollee

People Are Sharing Pickup Lines From Hell & They're Just As Bad As The Ones On Earth

There's nothing like a terrible pickup line to make you groan, cringe, or, in the best case scenario, double over laughing. And thanks to the trending hashtag #PickUpLinesInHell, folks on Twitter are competing to contribute their most hellish and…
By Kristen Sollee

11 Little Things You Can Do That Your Partner Will Find Super Sexy

Whether you're in an LTR or newly dating, stoking the fires of lust is a total must. Yes, there are extravagant gestures and gifts and outings that are guaranteed to keep you both turned on, but there are also plenty of everyday things your partner…
By Kristen Sollee

People Are Sharing Their Happiness Hacks & It'll Brighten Your Day

The Declaration of Independence might guarantee the right to "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness" (for white men at least), but there are a lot of profoundly unhappy folks out there. With the purpose of aiding their fellow humans in said…
By Kristen Sollee

Young Women Are The Most Stressed Compared To Other Generations, Survey Finds

In the midst of today's heated debates about women's rights and bodily autonomy, women's mental health is a vital part of the conversation. Now more than ever, activists, celebrities, and everyday folks alike are raising awareness about mental…
By Kristen Sollee

People Are Sharing The Best Ways To Ruin A Romantic Moment & They'll Make You Cringe

The one holiday explicitly dedicated to love is here, and the haters are ready. In honor of Valentine's Day, Twitter users are waxing poetic about all the #WaysToRuinTheRomancce on a date or in a relationship. From too many Netflix and not-so-chill…
By Kristen Sollee

12 Songs To Make The Best Valentine's Day Sex Playlist

Forget oysters and chocolate, music is the ultimate aphrodisiac. And since Valentine's Day is the only holiday that celebrates pleasures of the flesh, it's the perfect time to create a Valentine's Day sex playlist you can get off to year round.…
By Kristen Sollee

Women In This Age Group Are Having The Best Sex, Survey Finds

Whether you're an avid news junkie or an average human woman living in 2018, you're probably aware that our cultural conceptions of sex are in flux. With waves upon waves of sexual harassment, sexual assault, and rape allegations hitting the…
By Kristen Sollee

The Best U.S. City To Get Married Is A Place Disney Fans Will LOVE

Planning a wedding can be emotionally and financially overwhelming. Right off the bat there's pressure to set a date, pick a look, and choose a location, but thanks to Wallethub's new survey on the best places to get married in the US, that last…
By Kristen Sollee

People Are Sharing The Worst Ways To Get Dumped & It's Gut-Wrenching

All breakups are not created equal: there's the cordial kind of farewell, and then there's the gut-wrenching, heart-shattering, awkward AF breakup that makes everybody cringe. Today, Twitter users are weighing in on the latter kind with the trending…
By Kristen Sollee

8 Creative Valentine's Day Gifts To Give Your Partner That Aren't Cliché

February 14 can be an eye roll-inducing holiday — and for good reason. Cheap, chalky chocolate, sappy, insincere cards, and the societal pressure to be paired off is pretty distasteful. However, if you're feeling even the slightest bit of stirring…
By Kristen Sollee

People Are Sharing The One Thing That Makes Work Actually Fun & It's TOO Relatable

Work can definitely be a drag. Deadlines, long hours, cranky co-workers and cramped office spaces may get the better of you, but the trending hashtag #IHaveFunAtWorkWhen is giving Twitter users the opportunity to talk about when they actually enjoy…
By Kristen Sollee

5 Ways To Have A Successful Open Relationship

Monogamy isn't for everyone. Whether you have a nagging feeling in the back of your mind that one person alone can't satisfy you sexually or know for certain that multiple partners are a must, it can be tricky to figure out how have a successful…
By Kristen Sollee

Women Are Tweeting Their Abortion Stories & It Shows How Important Roe v. Wade Still Is

On the 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, feminists and allies are taking to Twitter to affirm the importance of reproductive rights. Through the trending hashtag #RoevWade, folks of all genders are commemorating the Supreme Court's 1973 decision…
By Kristen Sollee

7 Women Share How They Make The First Move — And Why

For eons, tradition dictated the rules of dating, but in 2018, there's no need to fall in line anymore. You can have sex on a first date, see folks of different genders and orientations simultaneously, use dating apps unapologetically, and fully…
By Kristen Sollee

13 Women Reveal Their Sex Resolutions For 2018

Now that 2017 has come to a close, it's hard not to take stock of each and every aspect of your life. Do you want to be more assertive at work, take more time for serious self-care, or Kondo your closet? Although most folks tend to focus on personal…
By Kristen Sollee

People Are Tweeting Their 2018 Goals & It's Proof Resolutions Don't Have To Be Unattainable

'Tis the season for New Year's resolutions, and Twitter users are getting in on the action with the trending hashtag #NextYearIPromiseTo. Although some folks are going HAM with next level goals that outline a complete personal overhaul, others are…
By Kristen Sollee

9 Sex-Positive Gifts For That Person In Your Life Who Deserves Some Extra TLC

It's been a long, hard year, and nothing says "I care" like offering a sex-positive gift to a loved one to help ease the pain of 2017. Yes, the past 12 months have been packed with attacks on bodily autonomy and a tsunami of sexual assault…
By Kristen Sollee

5 Sex Ed Charities To Give To This Holiday Season

Knowledge is power, and if you want to give the gift of empowerment this holiday season, there are a variety of sex ed charities to choose from. Although sex may still be a touchy subject in America — and many folks wish it would remain under the…
By Kristen Sollee

Being A Vegan Can Boost Your Dating Game In A Major Way

Food and romance are inseparable. We use sensual phrases to describe superior culinary creations, and gastronomic metaphors to talk about sexual pleasure. According to a recent survey of 3,733,185 dating profiles and 364,609,566 first messages by…
By Kristen Sollee