Getting Herpes Was One of the Best Things that Ever Happened to Me

The only way to deal with the shame is to confront it

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“The body is not an apology.” — Sonya Renee Taylor

Seven years ago, I had ‘risky’ sex for the first and only time in my forty-one years.




We publish essays, and poetry about sex, sexuality and erotic relationships.

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Danielle Loewen

Danielle Loewen

she/her | reader | queer feminist | recovering academic | body lover | gamer | poet & fabulist

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