Body Image
Confessions
Comment of the Week: This Woman Needs a Group Hug!

photo via flickr Reader Jane wrote the following in response to our post “10 Reasons Your ‘Ugly Vagina’ Is Normal and Gorgeous.” Will you, our loyal and kind EMandLO.com readers, please set her straight? Will you please reassure her that (a) masturbation and sexual activity do not cause your labia to turn dark and poke out […]

Dear Em & Lo
Your Call: How Can She Get Over Her Girl-on-Top Fears?

photo via Flickr 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.  Hi guys, I’m a lesbian and have been […]

Confessions
Comment: If Only EVERYONE Could Feel This Good Naked w/the Lights On

photo via Flickr Jen, in response to the recent post “5 Reasons to Have Sex with the Lights On” I really don’t know what this whole “sex in the dark” thing is about. The only time I have sex with my boyfriend in the dark is when we’re in a room with other people who are […]

Confessions
Comment of the Week: How to Improve Your Partner’s Body Image

photo via flickr My friend’s boyfriend would always tell her he loved her body but she never believed him (they never do) — so he bought her a donut everyday till she believed him. Sounds strange, but it worked. — ciara, responding to the (oldie-but-goodie) post “Your Call: How Can I Convince My Girlfriend I […]

What's Up Doc?
Dear Dr. Vanessa: Can Being Overweight Affect Your Ability to Orgasm?

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 on EMandLO.com. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Vanessa, Can obesity affect a woman’s ability to orgasm? — California Queen Dear CQ, The science on […]

Confessions
Comment of the Week: You Can Leave Your Bra On

photo via flickr Kev, responding to the post “Your Call: Can She Keep Her Boobs Covered Up During Sex?”: Us men love boobs. But we also love sexy bras as well. And the right guy, when you find him, will love all of you. People do get hung up about their bodies, but if you are in […]

Confessions
Comment of the Week: Self Doubt Ain’t Sexy

photo via flickr Short term, you could probably get away with [covering your breasts during sex]. Long term, no way – and you shouldn’t try. Look, I don’t know what your boobs are like, but any (decent) guy who might be disappointed by them will be more disappointed by your crippling self-doubt. You don’t have […]

Dear Em & Lo
Your Call: Can She Keep Her Boobs Covered Up During Sex?

photo by Paul J Everett 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. I […]

Dear Em & Lo
Email of the Week: Love Comes to Those Who Stop Hating Their Bodies

These are actually several emails over the past few months. We exchanged them with the reader who wrote into EMandLO.com about how hating her imperfect body was keeping her from having sex with a smoking hot guy: Butter Body: Hey, Em & Lo! So, I think that I just might (fingers, eyes, everything but legs […]

Pop Culture
My Body Gallery

My Body Gallery is a new online photo collecting project with this goal: “to help women objectively see what we look like, break the pact of silence around ‘weight’ and come to some acceptance that we are all beautiful.” The idea is that all sorts of real women upload full-body images of themselves (their faces […]