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Rethinking Male and Female Sexual Anatomy

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 his, embrace the fact that they are equitable, albeit more internal, sexual structures […]

Comment of the Week: Naming the Female Equivalent of Blue Balls

We’ve had some pretty creative additions to our poll calling for a name for the female equivalent of blue balls. Here are a few recent contenders… Purple Pussy Syndrome, or PPS for short — Christine Bummed beaver, not enough dam wood! — Jeri Wasted Wetness — Coral Cox Blue Cooch — Ricco Blue Box — […]

The Amount of Sexual Attention Testicles Should Be Given

Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: Should I pay more attention to my boyfriend’s balls? Straight Single Guy (Mark): Well, at least don’t forget about them.  Getting past the generic notion that everyone’s preferences are different, and thus communication with your partner is key — absolutely true of […]

Which Is Tougher: Pussy Or Balls?

Our hilarious friend and Lo’s old college dorm buddy (that’s not a euphemism) Eric Levy is an up-and-coming stand-up comedian. We’ve never seen him live, but he’s always cracked us up. He recently posted a set from last December on Facebook, so we finally got a chance to check him out: and he’s as funny […]

Dream Interpretation: I Chopped Off My Own Balls

photo via flickr 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. Got a dream you want Lauri to analyze? Click here to submit it) This week, a reader asks Lauri: I had a dream I chopped off […]

And the Winning Term for the Female Equivalent of Blue Balls Is…

“BLUE BOX” After a week of voting, “blue box” was the top pick out 11 options, getting 27% of the vote. The next closest was (astonishingly) “purplepuss”, with 16%. Em liked how “blue bird” rolled off the tongue and Lo was partial to “blue walls” for it’s rhyming with “blue balls”, but both of us […]

Wise Guys: What’s the Deal with Blue Balls?

Advice from three of our guy friends. This week a straight woman asks, “What do blue-balls feel like… is it really that painful, or that big a deal? Is it even a real physical phenomenon?” Straight Single Guy (Tyler Barnett): Blue balls are the testicular equivalent of a migraine headache. They are very real and […]