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We’re bringing Sexy Mac: revisiting vanilla

The Mac Weekly

April 28, 2017

By Delanee Hawkins After last week’s column was published, I received a lengthy email from a man named Peter Boots. He introduced himself with a mini-resume: “I’m a bit of an expert on both of the subjects you cover, having ...

We’re bringing Sexy Mac: miles past vanilla

The Mac Weekly

April 21, 2017

By Delanee Hawkins Inspired by last week’s cautionary tale about combining food with sex, this week’s edition will feature two riskier kinks/sexual practices, cock-and-ball torture and erotic asphyxiation, with tips on how t...

We’re bringing Sexy Mac: Finger lickin’ good?

The Mac Weekly

April 14, 2017

By Delanee Hawkins For many, food and sex respectively rank as the greatest pleasures in life. Some ambitious souls may even try to combine the two delights in an attempt to reach the highest plane of human ecstasy. Unfortuna...

Tampons, period. The making of a period-positive Facebook group

October 14, 2016

This past week, The Mac Weekly sat down with Ana Diaz ’18, the coordinator of the “Tampons, period.” Facebook group, to discuss the group’s inception and goals. TMW: So, can you tell us a little bit about “tampons, p...

Don’t be in “De Nile” when crossing “The Red River”

Delanee Hawkins

September 23, 2016

Let’s get this out of the way right now: approximately half the population of humans on this planet bleed out their vaginas on a roughly monthly basis. You know someone who, at their time of death, will have spent a total of...

Regarding Consent is Mac

The Mac Weekly

April 29, 2016

This year, I am not signing the “Consent is Mac” pledge. I don’t think consent is the most effective paradigm to reduce sexual violence, and I believe that Macalester can do better. “Consent is Mac” is part of a larg...

Bringing Sexy Mac: Have a Safe & Sexy Summer!

The Mac Weekly

April 29, 2016

To usher in the dawn of the summer and celebrate the last TMW issue of the year, I am changing up the format of the column ever so slightly. Instead of answering a single question, I am going to take this opportunity to impart s...

Sex positivity panel discusses contraception, sex

April 26, 2013

“Insurance companies like birth control because it’s cheaper than paying for a baby,” said Dan Buck, a representative and employee of National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League (NARAL) Pro-Choice Minnesota at...

Bringing Sexy Mac! Turn up the covers: Beds as a political space

March 29, 2013

Growing up, I didn’t give much thought to sharing my bed. There were always a lot of us living together at any given time, and living in New York City, we had to be economical with space. When finding an apartment, it was a ...

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