Pop Culture
Happy Lady Porn Day!

photo via WannaSunggle.com And you thought President’s Day was exciting! Lady Porn Day is the invention of sex blogger Rachel Rabbit White, who tells us, “It’s tough trying to explore porn as a girl. There just isn’t much lady-friendly stag. And, girls aren’t encouraged to talk to each other about porn, the same way we […]

Wise Guys
Wise Guys – What’s the Male Consensus on Period Sex?

photo by greenchartreuse Advice from three of our guy friends. This week a straight woman asks,”What’s the general male consensus on period sex?“ Straight Single Guy (Tyler Barnett): Period sex, like most forms of sex, falls into the category of sure, why not. The truth is we are generally happy to be having sex, even […]

Happy Presidents’ Day!

We’re still believers. And we’ll be back to our regularly scheduled programming tomorrow.

Blog Snog: The Most Common Bedroom Faux-Pas

photo by demi-brooke CollegeCandy: The most frequently committed bedroom faux-pas. YourTango: 50 best marriage tips ever, in honor of National Marriage Week. EdenFantasys’ Sexis: Honestly communicating about sex with your partner. TresSugar: The do’s and don’ts of flirtexting. TheFrisky: 7 terrible breakups I’m thankful for. MyDaily: A tale of first true love gone wrong. TomFoolery: […]

Guns for Dildos in an Alabama Sex Toy Shop

image via John Haynes Photography Bumper stick rage can seriously ruin a sex writer’s day — like yesterday, when Em was stuck at a traffic light behind a pick-up truck boasting a Confederate flag and the bumper sticker “Licensed Illegal Immigrant Hunter” (amongst about 15 other bumper stickers, none of which, it goes without saying, […]

Dear Em & Lo
Your Call: I’ve Been Faking Orgasms with BF for Years

We get a lot of advice questions coming in at EMandLO.com, but sadly, we just can’t answer them all. Which is why, once a week, we turn to you to decide how best to advise a reader. Make your call by leaving your advice in the comments section below: Dear Em & Lo, I’ve been […]

Pop Culture
The Science/Poetry of Kissing

photo by peasap We recently heard an interview on NPR with Sheril Kirshenbaum, author of the new book “The Science of Kissing: What Our Lips Are Telling Us” (timed perfectly to come out about a month before this recent Valentine’s Day). The question came up: Are we the only species that kisses? To which Kirshenbaum […]

Personal Essays
Confession: I’m a Sloppy College Kid with a Secret Lingerie Obsession

photo by jenny downing A college-student contributor friend of ours, who wishes to remain anonymous, has a confession to make: Early into the sexual getting-to-know-you phase of my most recent relationship, my then-new beau surfaced for air mid-tumble long enough to exclaim, confused and generally pleased, “Dude, you wear some scandalous underwear!” And, you know […]

What's Up Doc?
Dear Dr. Joe: Premature Ejaculation Is Ruining My Relationship

photo by rightee Once a month, Dr. Joe DeOrio, a urologist in Chicago, answers your questions on male sexual health. To ask him your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Joe, My girlfriend and I have been together for nearly two years and have been having sex for nearly a year and a half of […]

Comment of the Week: You Can Leave Your Socks On

photo by David_and_Katarina Re: Your advice to remove your socks before sex: Not if you’re doing me! I looove it when he leaves his socks on: It’s intimate, sweet cute and kinda says: “I want you so bad I can’t really care about my stupid socks!” Yeah, definitely keep your socks on. — matbo, responding […]