Communication is Sexy

This piece is part two of the casual sex blog series, written by Aly Albertson of Queer Sex Ed Community Curriculum. Enjoy part one of the series here!

Though communication is sexy, sadly, like numerous sexy things, we were not taught about how to do it well. I’ll be the first to admit it, I used to be a terrible communicator. Through trial and error, some amazingly compassionate sexual partners, lots of reading, and some casual sex mishaps and miscommunications, I have grown significantly in communicating what I want and need from my partners both casual and otherwise.

My in school sex education never mentioned queer people, let alone discuss