The Naked Advice

Model & Writer Liz LaPoint answers your questions about dating, sex, and relationships

George wrote: “Greetings from New York! I am 18 years old. I hope you’ve been doing well and I want to say thank you for the advice and points of view you give on these taboo topics. I have something (I’m not sure whether to call it a kink or fetish) where I love to …

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Great question! Thanks for inspiring me to blog about this ๐Ÿ˜‰ My husband and I have had this discussion many times. We have concerns, like any decent parent does, about our child being bullied for having the audacity to be born to free-spirited, artistic parents. It’s not because we see anything wrong with posing nude …

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R.S.C. wrote: “I’d be interested to hear your opinion on whether some degree of exploitation of a woman’s physical attractiveness hurts the entire women’s ‘movement.’ Specifically, I’m thinking of edgier examples such as wet T-shirt contests, oil or whipped cream wrestling in bikinis, etc. If a woman has done that and enjoyed the rush and …

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This is what’s wrong with our nation’s discourse today. Even journalists and “News Personalities” behave like Internet trolls. Internet trolls are people who enjoy intentionally saying inflammatory, ignorant things in order to get a reaction. They espouse extremist views, knowingly lie or say misleading statements, and do so mainly for the attention and sadistic pleasure …

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Everyday in the U.S. more than three women are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends. Nearly 1 in 5 teenage girls who have been in a relationship said a boyfriend threatened violence or self-harm when she wanted to break-up. Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to womenโ€”more than car accidents, muggings, and rapes …

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ICYMI: Last week, I was invited to be a guest on a great dating podcast, The Tao of Indifference. Demetrius is an excellent interviewer; there weren’t any dull moments or awkward conversational transitions. He shared his own perspectives and asked awesome questions on everything from what you should never do in a relationship to the …

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Happy Hump Day, Readers ๐Ÿ˜‰ Everyone is aware of the standard straight guy’s fantasy of having two women in bed and getting off on watching lesbian porn, but few people are aware the opposite is also true of many straight women. In the U.S., there’s an assumption that all women are fluid in their sexuality, …

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The recent events in Baltimore in response to Freddie Gray’s death, as well as the protests that have occurred in many other cities (Ferguson, et al) have initiated national conversations on race, politics, good cops vs. bad cops, and the “proper” way to respond to decades and centuries of abuse, oppression, and institutionalized racism. There’s …

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