"The Cats Don't Criticize": A Single Writer's Semi-Sad Celibacy

Kit Naylor says she's "55 years old, a spinster long past my sell-by date, no kids — and I haven't had sex in a decade and a half." In her article on Salon, she writes that she could probably score some casual sex, but she wants to be in love — and historically, she's fallen in love with unavailable men. So for the… » 12/09/08 2:00pm 12/09/08 2:00pm

Sexless Marrieds Take Solace In Online Forum

I am going to feel responsible for bringing y'all down from your Obama high, but there's this article » 11/05/08 4:00pm 11/05/08 4:00pm in the about one of the Experience Project's and it's fairly bittersweet. The Experience Project is sort of like Post Secret: the message board — it's a place for people to anonymously share their stories. The "I…

Hard-Partying Women Choose Life Without Weens

Groups like sex-abstinence movement Silver Ring Thing may be marketing chastity, but since the group is endorsed by parents (and, you know, Jesus), it's not really making celibacy "cool." Enter The Prim and Proper Pussy Club (The PPPC). Based in the London borough of Hackney, this group of ladies say they could "give… » 9/21/07 12:00pm 9/21/07 12:00pm

No Sex Please: They're British!

Based on the growing popularity of youth-based abstinence programs like the Silver Ring Thing, Heather Seamen (heh heh), a reporter for the UK tabloid the Daily Mail, decided to interview six celibate British women who haven't had sex for a combined total of 33 years. A few of us here are admittedly promiscuous (hell,… » 8/01/07 11:45am 8/01/07 11:45am