Being a woman comes with so many pressures to give all the fucks, all the time. But here’s the real secret: giving less fucks means living more life. Airial’s definition of woman includes trans women, genderqueer and non-binary femmes, and folks who are femme of center. Not giving a fuck means we decide what to […]
This workshop is designed for parents and caregivers who want to be empowered when discussing gender and sexuality with children. In this workshop, Airial Clark, MA will teach how to use age-appropriate messages about sexuality that are inclusive to gender diversity. Being a sex-positive parent means we prioritize our child’s sexual health, just as we […]
Want to give your pal the blow job of their life, but aren’t sure where to start or what to do once you get going? Then this workshop is for you! From basic anatomy (in all our lovely varieties) to tips for the advanced, we’ll cover a wide range of information about the fine art […]
Are you already a fan of rope bondage and want to learn more? This hands on workshop is a continuation of Knotty Fun: An Intro to Rope Bondage. In this workshop you will learn some fundamentals of rope bondage including three complete ties that build on each other and can be modified for your own […]
“What is it? What do I do with it? Where do I put it?” Pleasure anatomy, vibrators, butt toys, dildos, penis toys, lube and other slippery stuff: this workshop will give toy novices a chance to learn how to use a wide variety of toys in an even wider variety of situations. This workshop is […]
Apt613 reveals the shocking and not-so-shocking responses to our anonymous sex survey.
There’s no such thing as oversharing… Take The Big O-Town Sex Survey.
With sun in the forecast, this weekend looks to be a great one to spend outside. Whether you’re enjoying CityFolk or running the Army Run, now is the time to (finally!) enjoy some summer weather!
At Venus Envy, Carly Boyce, a visiting workshop leader from Toronto, will be leading a workshop called “Suicide intervention for weirdos, freaks and queers: Helping our friends who sometimes want to die maybe not die.”
See Vivek Shraya at the Ottawa International Writers Festival, October 23rd and 24th.
On July 9th, Venus Envy hosted the debut book launch for Metonymy Press, a Montreal-based publishing house created and maintained by Oliver Pickle and Ashley Fortier. This was my first time attending one of Venus Envy’s many events, and it was a welcome sight to see that they had packed a full house. And, to […]
We all love getting it on. And it’s made even better by the fact that we can talk about it openly and honestly, sharing what works well for us, and that time it didn’t work out so perfectly. As a liberal-minded woman I’m quite open to experimenting sexually (with my monogamous companion of course), and as […]
The results are in for our completely non-scientific annual sex and dating survey. We asked Ottawa to throw back the sheets to show us what you got and now we can’t unsee it. We now have no choice but to share the love (or lust) with the rest of you. Quality and Quantity Around 21% […]
It’s the 4th year in a row we’re publishing the Big Sexy O-town Sex Survey! While we still want to know about the ins and outs of Ottawans’ sex lives, we’ve added a few questions to learn more about Ottawa’s dating scene. You think it sucks to be single in the city? Then maybe we […]
Welcome to the first ever Apt613 live panel. In honour of Valentine’s Day, we will be discussing sexuality and relationship issues in the national capital region with three of the city’s sexperts: Nadine Thornhill is a sex educator and the program director for Planned Parenthood Ottawa’s Insight Theatre, as well as a playwright, poet, burlesque performer, partner […]