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Savage Love: Sluts and Such

Savage Love: Sluts and Such

Why am I such a slut?

— Girl, Corrupted

Are you a slut?

Or are you a woman who loves sex, has a high libido, and has consensual sex with a lot of willing and grateful partners? Those are all traits for which culture wouldn't conspire to leave you feeling conflicted or compelled to slap a pejorative label on yourself — if you were a dude, gay or straight.

Don't buy into the sexist double standards, GC. So long as your sex life isn't negatively impacting your relationship(s), your health, your friendships, your family life, your classwork, or your career, GC, you aren't doing anything wrong. Don't let shitty, sexist...