About Charlie Glickman

I'm a writer, blogger, teacher, workshop facilitator, and sex & relationship coach. I teach workshops, seminars, and university courses on sexuality topics, including sex-positivity, sex & shame, communities of erotic affiliation, many different sexual practices, gender & masculinity, and sexual politics. Contact me for more information, to make a coaching appointment, or to arrange a speaking engagement.

Why Men Need to Learn How to Not Be “That Guy”

Melissa McEwan over at Shakesville wrote a piece today about why she thinks that straight men shouldn’t write articles or blogs telling other men how to not be creepy. She makes some good points, though I think she also misses some key points. Her first argument is that when men talk about creepiness, they tend […]

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What Does “Sexual Success” Mean?

Have you ever stopped and asked yourself what a successful sexual experience is? It’s an important question because how you answer it says a lot about your attitudes and beliefs about sex. And that has a big impact on the kinds of experiences you’re creating and the sexual relationships you build. One of the more […]

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January 2014 Workshops: Portland OR, Oakland, & San Francisco

Are you ready to get your new year off to a sexy start? I have some upcoming workshops that’ll be sure to help! Here’s all the info: The Ultimate Guide to Prostate Pleasure January 18, 4-6 pm At the Lotus Heart Center, 4124 N. Mississippi Avenue, Portland, OR $15 in advance, $20 at the door […]

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A Google Calendar For Sexuality Conferences and Events

I found a google calendar that tracks sexological conferences and I’ve been getting more requests to share it, so I thought I’d post it instead. Please note that this isn’t my project and I am not responsible for the accuracy of what gets included. The person who manages it focuses on the social science side […]

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Now That Movember Is Over, Take Your Prostate Health Into Your Own Hands

It’s the last day of Movember, and while it’s awesome that so many folks are working to raise awareness of prostate cancer and related health issues, I think it’s time to take action into your own hands. Did you know that massage can increase the health of your prostate? Yes, it’s not just something that […]

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The Importance of Microacceptance

I was recently in a conversation about microagressions and the impact they have on sexuality. When I think of microagressions, I think of someone getting poked in the same spot over and over. Each one doesn’t seem like much, but they add up to cause a deep bruise and a flinch reaction. While there’s no […]

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My Introduction To Rape Culture

I remember exactly when I first understood what “rape culture” meant. I was nineteen and a sophomore in college. I was talking with a woman I knew about gender and sexual politics, and I just wasn’t getting it. She was describing what it was like for her to move through the world as a woman, […]

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