Anatomy
Comment of the Week: Life Is Not Porn

We feel privileged and proud to have the most reasonable readers of any sex-related site out there: Well, let’s say for the sake of argument, that [a woman would] prefer [her partner] had a bigger penis. Is that a dealbreaker? Is it worth throwing an otherwise good marriage away over? I would say, continue working […]

Dear Dr. Kate, Why Am I Not Wet Even When I’m Turned On?

photo via Flickr Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions every few weeks on EMandLO.com. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, Why am I not wet sometimes, even when I am turned on? — Sahara […]

Comment of the Week: I Never Met a Vulva I Didn’t Like

photo via Flickr John Bender, in response to the post “10 Reasons Your ‘Ugly Vagina’ Is Normal and Gorgeous”: I am almost 60 years old. I have been with a fair amount of woman in my life. All colors and persuasions. I have never seen a vagina that I did not grow to love and […]

Dear Dr. Joe, What’s the Deal with Blue Balls?

Every few weeks, Dr. Joe DeOrio, a urologist in Chicago, tackles questions about male sexuality here on EMandLO.com. To ask Dr. Joe your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Joe, What’s the deal with blue balls? — The Indigo Boys Dear T.I.B., “Blue balls” is a commonly used colloquialism describing pain or discomfort in the […]

Comment of the Week: Women Get Erections Too

photo of clitorial erectile tissue We were actually going to put an asterisk on yesterday’s Wise Guy misstatement about the labia and clitoris not needing to be erect for sex*, but we got lazy. Fortunately for us, Dannie is a great regular commenter around these here parts: If the vulva isn’t engorged with blood, if […]

Dear Dr. Kate: Is This Urine or Female Ejaculate?

photo of Old Faithful by Chuck Martin Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions here every two weeks. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, I am wondering if it is possible for a woman to […]

Wise Guys – What Are Men Insecure About Appearance-Wise?

photo by Ecnerwal Advice from three of our guy friends. This week a straight woman asks, “What part of their physical appearance are guys most likely to be insecure about?“ Straight Single Guy (Max): Obviously, you would expect most men to be worried about their penis, because let’s face it, it’s an ugly thing. We […]

Everything You Didn’t Know You Wanted to Know About the PS-Spot

UNLESS YOU’VE BEEN LIVING IN A CAVE, you know exactly what the G-spot is, and you probably know where it is, too — an area on the front wall of the vagina a few inches in that, when stimulated, can result in extreme pleasure, explosive orgasms, and even female ejaculation…well, at least for some women. […]

How to Reconceptualize Male and Female Genitalia

The following Em & Lo article is also published in Sexis, EdenFantasys.com‘s magazine: So often we focus on the differences between men and women. But we’d do well to consider how alike we are, too — especially when it comes to sexual anatomy. Rather than thinking of a woman’s parts as inferior, miniature versions of […]