Poll: What Are Your Instant Orgasm Killers?

Imagine you’re on the uphill path to physical bliss, whether traveling alone or with a partner…you’re almost at the edge of that climactic cliff! We want to know what it would take to trip you up, to send you falling backwards down the hill, never to see that potential orgasm again (at least not in […]

Comments of the Week – Can Evo Psych Explain Our Celebrity Sex Obsession?

Last week we wrote a post about our friend’s new guilty pleasure book, Sex Degrees of Separation: The Ultimate Guide to Celebrity Relationships, which sparked an amusing exchange between regular EMandLO.com commenter Johnny and the author of the book, Irad Eyal: Johnny Says: July 9th, 2010 at 1:46 pm Ah jeez. As if Americans weren’t […]

How To
Top 10 Items to Pack for Summer Vacation (We’re Not Talking Sunscreen)

Don’t waste precious suitcase space on sunscreen this summer vacation—you can buy that when you arrive. But here are 10 items that you probably won’t be able to find at the resort, so pack them for guaranteed high temperatures, no matter what the weather is like. You might want to put them in your checked […]

Naked News: Mass Skinny-Dipping, Boy Pageants, Lesbian Mice

photo via The Canadian Press Vancouver residents set out to break the World Record in mass skinny-dipping while simultaneously promoting body acceptance, bless their Canadian souls. Normally we’re all for equal opportunity objectification, but little boys in beauty pageants? That’s just as messed up as the little girl variety. Scientists turn female mice “lesbian” by […]

Wise Guys
Wise Guys: What's the Appeal of Giving Oral?

photo by Bogdan Suditu Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “For guys who like to give oral sex, what’s the appeal? What differentiates them from the guys who seem to hate giving it?” Gay Single Guy (Angelo Nikolopoulos): From all the straight men that I’ve queried over this […]

Guess Whose Year Book Pic?

photo via UnAmericana Yep, Rachel Maddow’s. Out and proud Rachel Maddow of MSNBC’s kick-ass liberal politics show “The Rachel Maddow Show.” Maddow, who wears as little makeup as the producers will let her get away with, who would never be caught dead in feminine jewelry (let alone pearls!), who’s always in jeans and sneaks under […]

Dream Interpretation
Dream Interpretation: I Woke Up with a Prostitute

photo by loveloveshine Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about love and sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. This week, a reader asks Lauri: I had a dream where I woke up from a deep sleep to find a woman going down […]

Blog Snog: Why G.I. Joe Should Be Your Dating Coach

photo by Compulsive_Collector CollegeCandy: Why G.I. Joe makes an awesome dating coach. YourTango: Why do couples start to resemble one another? TomFoolery: The bizarre Brooklyn divorce case in which a judge ordered the couple to literally erect a wall in the middle of the house. Eden Fantasys’ Sexis: Nina Hartley tackles dyeing pubic hair and […]

Sex Degrees of Separation

We, Em & Lo, worked with and are friends with (and Lo was apt-mates with) Jessica Baumgardner, who married Irad Eyal, which is our connection to the new book “Sex Degrees of Separation.” Irad has just turned his unhealthy obsession with celebrity hook-ups into an exhaustive encyclopedia that combines the idea of “six degrees of […]

Comment of the Week: Sex Toys Are For Old Folk Too

Toys are great for an older couple who want to try something new and exciting. We have been married 36 years. Due to a number of health issues and powerful medications, my equipment doesn’t work well anymore. My self esteem was rock bottom. One day as I was driving by an adult shop, I stopped […]

Pop Culture
Tell Us About Your Sex Life and Win a Free Kissa Toy!

photo by love janine Don’t think of it as bribery… think of it as a thank you gift for sharing. We’re working on an article for a mainstream (very respectable!) magazine about couples’ sex lives, and we want to talk to you. The idea of the piece is, most of us have no idea what […]

Personal Essays
Confession: Withdrawal Is Not an Option

A college-student contributor friend of ours, who wishes to remain anonymous, has a confession to make: “I thought you said you were going to pull out.” In the dark, I could still see his expression, startled yet a little defiant, as if the fact that he had just come inside me without the safety barrier […]

Yet Another Reason We're Glad We Were '80s Children

Remember back when Madonna was first huge, in the ’80s, and girls who wanted to be just like her wore black rubber bracelets up to their elbows and multiple crucifixes, even if they were Jewish? It seems almost quaint now that girls are wearing imported, illegal contact lenses that may damage their eyesight, just to […]

What's Up Doc?
Dear Dr. Vanessa: My G-Spot Hurts

photo by procsilas Every few weeks, Dr. Vanessa Cullins, a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist and vice president for medical affairs at Planned Parenthood® Federation of America, will be answering your questions here. To ask her your own question, click here. When I have sexual intercourse with my boyfriend, whenever he hits my G-spot it feels good but […]

Perverse "Twilight" Merch

From the “why didn’t we think of that?” department: Salon recently put together a slide show of the strangest “Twilight Saga” merchandise out there — most of it disturbingly sexual, especially considering how little sex there is in the series (and what sex there is, as you probably know, is utterly disappointing). These are the […]