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Sex advice columnist and kink guru Dan Savage won’t be in town for this year’s HUMP! Film Festival. And that’s making Savage jealous because he misses the town where he launched “Savage Love.” more

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Dan Savage was in Madison when news broke about the mass shooting at an Orlando gay nightclub. He recorded this response at Isthmus on Monday. more

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Dan Savage started writing his advice column, Savage Love, in 1991 while still living in Madison. He returned to the city in early April and, while in town, stopped by Isthmus for a Q&A session with staff writer Dylan Brogan. more

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Joe Newton

TFW your porn Tumblr is outed at your family Xmas celebration. Plus, why porny Tumblr is actually good, this week in Savage Love. more

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Joe Newton

If you have an intense “cringey” sensation when you come, you may have a medical problem. And if your wife doesn’t want to know if you’re playing around, don’t ask her again before you go on a business trip to Hamburg. more

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Joe Newton

How can you tell hypersexuality mania versus ordinary kink when you have a bipolar I diagnosis? Is drag as antifeminist as blackface is racist? That and more in this week’s Savage Love. more

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Joe Newton

You want to make money by being an escort, you want a boyfriend, and you don’t want to tell him. It’s complicated! This ethical dilemma plus a bisexuality/monogomy quandary and more this week in Savage Love. more

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Joe Newton

There are safe ways to learn about the bondage scene. Plus: how to make time for a time-consuming kink that’s not even yours, this week in Savage Love. more

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Joe Newton

It’s only a problem if you choose to regard it as one. Words to live by, in this week’s Savage Love. more

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Joe Newton

What is a pelvic floor and why should you care? Also: open relationship with trans woman and a shy straight woman in love with a almost-still-closeted gay guy, this week in Savage Love. more

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Joe Newton

This week in Savage Love, Dan offers advice on kitten play, unfriending a jerk-off friend, and running into (or avoiding running into) your students on (ulp) dating apps. more

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Joe Newton

A man recovering from sexual abuse finds healing and release at a men-only masturbation event. But then one of his employees shows up. more

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Joe Newton

My parents were married for almost 40 years before she passed away. Recently I discovered that my dad had affairs with men while married. Do I tell him I know? more

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Joe Newton

Is there a way for a committed, loving couple to reignite the sexual spark after a two-year drought? Why, yes there is, says Dan Savage. more

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Joe Newton

Age 62 is no time to throw in the towel on a satisfying sexual relationship. Plus, parsing cuckolding and saying no to a manipulative husband, this week in Savage Love. more

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Joe Newton

After an ungiving ex, how can NOPE cope with Mr. Amazing Moves? How to tell a new girlfriend you’ve been masturbating to the “wrong things”? That and more in this week’s Savage Love. more

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Joe Newton

This week, it really is advice to the lovelorn in Savage Love. Dan props up shattered egos and gets extra advice from Michael Hobbes. more

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Joe Newton

This week, Dan tackles various power-dynamic problems in a cuckold fetish scenario, advises a guy dissed during a bondage hookup, and speaks to etiquette in varsity-level fantasy play. more

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Joe Newton

There are many reasons a woman might want to give blowjobs and recieve nothing in return. Also: is masturbating to Dirty Roulette “cheating”? Answers to these quandaries and more in this week’s Savage Love. more

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Joe Newton

Surrogate partner therapy is a therapeutic treatment that combines psychotherapy with experiential learning. Don’t call them sexual surrogates. more

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Joe Newton

A D/s relationship that involves others hits a wall – questioning the ethical responsibility toward the others the couple secretly involve. And there’s some stuff going on with a woman, her husband-to-be, and his boot collection. more

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Joe Newton

Libido explodes after giving up the pill and NuvaRing, what’s up with that? And sometimes a wedding present is just a wedding present, notes Dan Savage. more

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Joe Newton

Gay? Straight? Makes no difference. Leave your contempt at the door, suggests Dan Savage in this week’s “Savage Love.” more

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