Anatomy
Dear Em & Lo
Does Enjoying Anal Play Mean You’re Gay?

Something we here an awful lot around these here parts is the concern many straight men have with receiving — and, heaven forbid, enjoying — a little backdoor attention. Just this week we got another comment on the topic: My boyfriend has recently discovered he likes me lubing him up and fingering his anus, rimming […]

How To
That Pesky C-Word

“The ultimate sexist put-down: the prick which lies down on the job. The ultimate weapon in the war between the sexes: the limp prick. The banner of the enemy’s encampment: the prick at half-mast. The symbol of the apocalypse: the atomic warhead prick which self-destructs. That was the basic inequity which could never be righted: […]

Confessions
Comment of the Week: A Small Penis Is Better Than No Hands

photo via Flickr We selected this Comment of the Week with some hesitation — thanks, in part, to his terrible username, his unnecessary mention of his own penis size (i.e. not small), and his refusal to use punctuation (which we’ve provided for him) — but his heart really seemed like it was in the right […]

Confessions
Comment of the Week: A Refresher Course on Female Anatomy

When we read loyal reader Nikki’s response to “Your Call: Do Bigger Penises Lead to Different Orgasms for Women?” it was like we were looking in a mirror, like she had channeled her inner Em & Lo. We are smellin’ what she’s steppin’ in! Amen, sister!* The G spot is responsible for the so-called “vaginal” […]

Dear Em & Lo
Why Does My G-Spot Feel So Good… Then Hurt So Bad?

photo by liz_noise Submit Your Own Question to EMandLO.comTry Our New *PRIVATE* Advice Service! Dear Em & Lo, When my partner stimulates my G-spot, it starts off feeling incredible. I then slowly feel how it becomes more and more sensitive (even while becoming more sensitive it feels nice), however I eventually come to a point […]

How To
What Is the C-Spot?

This is the final part of our series on Top Body “Spots” that any self-respecting, shall we say, “anatomy enthusiast” should be familiar with. Even if this is old news to you, it’s always a good idea to brush up The C-Spot a.k.a. The Clitoris, a.k.a. the female penis Yes, some people actually call the clitoris the C-spot, but […]

How To
What Is the U-Spot?

This is part of our continuing series on Top Body “Spots” that any self-respecting, shall we say, “anatomy enthusiast” should be familiar with. Even if this is old news to you, it’s always a good idea to brush up: The U-Spot a.k.a. urethral spot This is the external area surrounding the urethral opening on a woman. Like the […]

How To
What Is the PS-Spot?

This is part of our continuing series on Top Body “Spots” that any self-respecting, shall we say, “anatomy enthusiast” should be familiar with. Even if this is old news to you, it’s always a good idea to brush up: The PS-Spot a.k.a. perineum & the perineal sponge Not to be confused with the P-Spot in men, this area […]

How To
What Is the P-Spot?

This is part of our continuing series on Top Body “Spots” that any self-respecting, shall we say, “anatomy enthusiast” should be familiar with. Even if this is old news to you, it’s always a good idea to brush up: The P-Spot a.k.a. the male G-spot This is the area of the prostate gland that can be felt […]

How To
What Is the A-Spot?

This is part of our continuing series on Top Body “Spots” that any self-respecting, shall we say, “anatomy enthusiast” should be familiar with. Even if this is old news to you, it’s always a good idea to brush up: The A-Spot a.k.a: A-zone Anterior Fornix AFE zone (anterior fornix erotic or erogenous zone) T-zone (for […]

How To
What Is the G-Spot?

  This is part of our series on Top Body “Spots” that any self-respecting, shall we say, “anatomy enthusiast” should be familiar with. Even if this is old news to you, it’s always a good idea to brush up: The G-Spot a.k.a: The Grafenberg Spot The G-spot is the area of the urethral sponge (or female prostate) […]

How To
5 Things You Should Know About the Clitoris

photo via flickr Little man in the boat, nubbin, chickpea, rosebud, love button, joy buzzer, cherry pit, beetle’s bonnet—the clitoris has more nicknames than P.Diddy, but it still remains an elusive little sucker. We bet most people could list more pet names for the clitoris than facts about how it works. Here are five key […]

Pop Culture
Vagina vs. Vulva — There’s a Difference, People

A little over a month ago we here at EMandLO.com (that’d be me, i.e. Lo, and Em) conducted a poll called “Vulva or Vagina?” Readers had two options to choose from (natch): Vulva – If we’re talking about female external genitalia, this is the anatomically correct & accurate term. (Plus, it sounds nicer.) Vagina – That’s what […]

News
KEGEL WEEK: Contest – Write a Kegels Slogan, Win a Prize!

THIS CONTEST IS CLOSED: SEE WHO WON HERE! In honor of Kegel Week, we’d like you to come up with a slogan for pelvic floor health — something that would be catchy on a bumper sticker or a t-shirt. Yes, it is possible! Think “I’m Kegeling right now” or “iKegel” or “Kegel is German for good […]

What's Up Doc?
KEGEL WEEK: Dear Dr. Joe, How Can I Improve the Strength of My Erection?

Dear Dr. Joe, My erection isn’t at as high an angle as it once was (it’s a little droopier). Is there anything I can do to get that standing-at-attention look back? — Droopy Dog Dear D.D., The firmness of your erection is based upon a number of factors -– nerve stimulation, blood supply, and psychological […]

What's Up Doc?
KEGEL WEEK: Dear Dr. Vanessa, What’s Up with Kegels?

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. Dear Dr. Vanessa, I went to the gynecologist the other day and she said she could tell (during the internal […]