• What Does It Really Mean To Be A Bottom?

    11 days ago - By Refinery29

    I remember a Tumblr post that changed my view of vaginas forever, as Tumblr posts are wont to do when you're 16 years old and on the family computer late at night. The user was analyzing the semantics of how we talk about sex. Why, they wanted to know, is sex always considered to be a penis penetrating a vagina? Why are penises always dominant but vaginas always submissive? What if we flip the narrative? What if the vagina envelops or engulfs the phallus? What if the penis is the submissive one of the pair?
    This heteronormative example can be easily applied to queer relationships, too. The...
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