A Rant About Sexual Elitism

Several weeks ago, something was retweeted into my Twitter timeline, which made me feel uncomfortable and has played on my mind since. It was from an account that had recently been created to offer private sex parties, by invitation, for couples. Nothing wrong with that at all. The thing that troubled me was that it specified

Assumptions on safe sex

Safe sex is a phrase that is commonplace these days and something that most people who have sex, or are thinking of having sex, or wishing they were having sex know the meaning of and understand. Or perhaps not. Or maybe they think it’s not that important and  contracting an STI is something that only