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.

When Good Intentions Meet Bad Behavior

I recently posted Learning to Ask on Fetlife (one of the most widely-used social networking sites for the S&M scene), and it quickly received a lot of comments. Many of the folks who responded shared that they face a lot of challenges with asking for what they want, or that it took them plenty of […]

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Learning To Ask

Do you ever have difficulty asking for what you want? I used to, and it’s taken a lot of practice to be able to change that. On a recent trip, I had a great reminder of how important it is to be able to build that skill. When I got to the gate for my […]

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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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