Have you ever kissed your partner only to hear “ugh, get a room” or “come on, not in front of the kids”? This old trope would be more laughable if it were firmly in the rearview mirror of history, but it’s not. There are still a lot of parents out there who think public displays of affection (PDA) in front of their kids are something to be ashamed of.
What makes toxic masculinity toxic is when stereotypical, culturally appropriate masculine behaviors, beliefs, and perspectives are taken from something healthy and inspiring and made into something rigid and unnecessarily destructive.
Read Steven's take on the dangers of toxic masculinity in the gay community, in The Advocate.
In this month’s issue of Adelante, Steven talks about the word “normal” and how dangerous and misleading it can be, particularly for the LGBTQ community. See page 40 for more of his thoughts on this.
Are you religious and your partner isn't? Maybe the other way around? The landscape is changing and you don’t have to share your partner’s religion or be religious at all.
Steven enjoyed talking to Chase and Sarah about religion and how to navigate its role in our relationships in this recent edition of I Do Podcast.
Steven joins Alise and Brian, of the Betches Sup podcast, to talk about the effects of toxic masculinity on our culture, and how we can connect to our own human need for intimacy. They also talk about incels, the need for men to have meaningful friendships, and how sex ed fails to teach the most important aspects of human sexuality.
Steven was honored to be among a select group of individuals being honored by PRSA Sierra Nevada at their annual Silver Spikes awards ceremony, held at the Silver Legacy on November 1. Steven received the Mark Twain Community Service Award, which is for non-public relations professional who use communications to make the world a better place. Steven was recognized for his dedication to bringing the important topic of sexuality into mainstream conversation.
Steven had a great time talking with Master Kuldrin about the magic sex number, BDSM, religion and more. Click here for the interview and let us know your thoughts!
The one thing we all have in common is that we’re alive. Besides that, our experiences may vary. So how do we make the best of our time here? This week, we discuss the three things we all need to live a happy, healthy and balanced life.