Merry Christmas!

photo by plindberg We hope you have a great Christmas Day! And if you don’t have someone to play footsie with under the holiday dinner table, then make the most of getting to wear your George Costanza stretch pants for over-indulging. Either way, here’s hoping there’s something saucy and battery-operated in your stocking…or at least […]

Blog Snog: The 10 Most Common Holiday Fights and How to Avoid Them

photo by belgianchocolate YourTango: The 10 most common holiday fights and how to avoid them. LemonDrop: What to do when you only have the “weird feeling” he’s cheating. TheFrisky: The Frisky staff shares what’s in their spank bank. CollegeCandy: Dating for 18 months without saying “I love you.” TomFoolery: Don’t let a sexting typo ruin […]

Peace on Earth…Or How About Just in the Bathroom?

A Japanese (who else?) company has invented a special kneeling toilet stool — two styles available! — which facilitates splash-free urinating by the male(s) in your life. Because sometimes, the real secret to domestic bliss is a peaceful shared bathroom experience. Well, that and a lot of reciprocated oral sex. Read the rest of this […]

Personal Essays
The Virgin Diaries: Dating Downers

photo by Orin_Zebest Our contributor Katherine Chen, who is a junior English major at Princeton University (check out her personal site here), is penning a series of confessions for collectively called “The Virgin Diaries.” Here’s her seventh installment: A few months ago, I was interviewing a relationship doctor for an online women’s magazine I […]

What's Up Doc?
Dear Dr. Kate: I Get Too Wet

photo by the_tahoe_guy Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions here once a week. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, I think that I get too wet by far. Is there anything that will help […]

A Blue Xmas Without Mojowijo

It was supposed to be available in time for the holidays but, alas, Mojowijo won’t be out until the new year — to the great disappointment, we imagine, of sexually frustrated tech geeks who don’t get much sunshine in their basements. If you haven’t figured it out by now, Mojowijo is a teledildonics device. It […]

Naked News: DADT! DADT! DADT! Also, Chloe Sevigny Took Off Her Pants

photo via OMG DADT!!! Senate repeals the ban on gays serving openly in the military. About fucking time. New online-dating detectives can help you sort the Mr./Ms. Rights from the Mr./Ms. Convicted Felons, just in case your crim-dar is not working. Human Rights Campaign leases Harvey Milk’s former shop — and not everyone is […]

Wise Guys
Wise Guys: Do Man Crushes Really Exist?

photo by permanently_scatterbrained Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “Do straight guys ever have innocent “crushes” on other guys, like girls sometimes do with other girls?” To ask the guys your own question, click here. Gay Engaged Guy (Joel Derfner, author of Swish): I don’t understand straight men […]

Dream Interpretation
Dream Interpretation: My Loving Boyfriend Beats Me Up

photo by the half-blood prince Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. This week, a reader asks Lauri: I’m in a fulfilling and happy long-distance relationship of several years. We see each other every weekend and […]

Playing with Google's New Tool (Heh)

We’re totally hooked on Google’s new book search tool, which lets you search and graph the frequency of words in millions of books from 1800 to today. You can even compare and contrast two words or phrases to see how they fare in print over the years. It’s intended for scholars, but it’s free for anyone […]