Cross-dressing

Fetishistic Transvestism Transvestism, most commonly referred to as “cross-dressing,” refers to the act of experiencing sexual arousal from wearing clothes typically associated with the opposite gender. For example, a man may become sexually aroused by wearing a bra and skirt while a woman may become aroused by wearing a jockstrap. Cross-dressing is typically a brief, private…

Sexual Abuse Indicators in Children

Disclaimer: We acknowledge that there are many different words that individuals use to describe themselves after experiencing sexual assault. In this article we use the term “victim” for the sake of consistency. We acknowledge that there are many different ways of processing sexual violence, and we believe each individual person should choose the language that they…

Talking To Your Child About Sex

Oftentimes, parents are interested in talking to their children and teens about sex, but do not know how to approach the conversation. Parents and their children may feel uncomfortable or awkward addressing this sensitive topic. Sex and intimacy play a role in the lives of all people; everyone will likely be exposed to or experience…