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Your story can empower, heal, and educate. It starts an important conversation that isn't welcome in most public education settings. Telling your story might change someone else's.

YES! invites you to anonymously share your experiences with us. We are grateful for anything you'd like to share, and would love to hear happy sex-positive stories as well as the tough stuff.  You can share as many stories as you want.

**Please note that these posts contain original, personal and unedited content. They may contain profanity, sex, and triggering language.**

February 28, 2017

Come to the corner
where lions stare.
Where belt
buckles slide. Where
tar blocks steam
and ignite the bottoms
of sneakered feet.

Hear bus seats
speak under thighs
pinched tight
in denim shorts
and how breaks sigh
and doors breathe
when Bye Baby
lets you off.

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February 21, 2017

​I recently told this story to my therapist, and it made me think of what it was like to be a 14 year old horny pubescent girl. I wanted to be touched, I wanted to explore, I wanted to be intimate with my boyfriend, but at the same time I was incredibly embarrassed abo...

February 13, 2017

Arriving to my grandma's for my family's most recent visit, I suddenly knew. I knew it was time to confront my cousin. It took me days of silently practicing exactly how I was going to start the conversation, and of convincing myself that I truly wanted to do it and th...

February 6, 2017

i want to talk about how my partner and i had nonconsensual sex. our whole fucking relationship started out with a huge fucking nonconsensual kiss that i really didn’t enjoy or know what the fuck to do with but i liked him so i sort of convinced myself that it was oka...

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