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The Virgin Diaries: “Becoming a Woman” Sucked

Wednesday, October 7, 2009


photo by krossbow Our contributor Katherine Chen, who is a sophomore English major at Princeton University (check out her personal site here), is penning a series of confessions for EMandLO.com collectively called “The Virgin Diaries.” Here’s her first installment: At ten years old, I was an early receiver of Mother Nature’s red-ribbon gift for women. [...]

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Tufts University Creates a Campus of Sexiles

Thursday, October 1, 2009


photo by methTICALman Ah, college. The beer pong, the all-nighters, the walks of shame, the pillow over your head so you can’t hear your roommate’s drunken hook-up… Well, Tufts University has gone and ruined the last of these fond memories. A new campus policy is meant to deal with an issue that was previously managed [...]

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Confession: Weight Gain Killed My Sex Life

Wednesday, August 5, 2009


photo by klynslis Our contributor is a student at an East coast university. And that’s all she’s willing to say. Except this… There’s something about the heat of the summer sun that makes everyone a little more frisky, a little more excited, a little more promiscuous — it’s the season of bathing suits, little clothing, [...]

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Confession: I’m Gonna Keep My (Hypothetical) Baby

Wednesday, July 1, 2009


photo by dizznbonn Our contributor Abby Spector, who is double-majoring in English and Feminine/Gender/Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University, has a confession to make: “If you got pregnant, you’d have an abortion — right?” Max asked during our customary post-coital cuddle a few months back. My mind began to spin. For the seventeen years I had [...]

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Confession: Alcohol Saved My Sex Life…But Hurt It Too

Wednesday, June 17, 2009


photo via freeparking Our contributor Abby Spector, who is double-majoring in English and Feminine/Gender/Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University, has a confession to make: All my sex life, I’ve had a love-hate relationship with alcohol. Not because it provokes the desire but takes away the performance, as Shakespeare once said. No, my problem is that it [...]

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Confession: I Had a Friend with Benefits…and Drawbacks

Wednesday, June 10, 2009


photo by rileyroxx Our contributor Ryan, who blogs at Student Loans for Beer Money, has a confession to make: I learned a lot of tough lessons my first year of college. For instance, cucumbers aren’t the only things that can be pickled (thanks to maniacal levels of on-campus alcohol consumption). And, more importantly, having a [...]

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10 Things a Grown Woman Should Never Have

Friday, June 5, 2009


Poster of Robert Doisneau’s “Le baiser de l’hĂ´tel de ville” via Art.com The Men’s Health article “18 Things a Grown Man Should Never Have” made us think we should have dated more Men’s Health readers back in our single days. (“10. A name for his penis. Even if it’s a really clever name. … 13. [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: He Says He Just Wants to Hook Up But Doesn’t Act That Way

Wednesday, May 20, 2009


photo by jeroen_bennink Dear Em & Lo, I met this guy who is really sweet and nice.  He is 20 and I am 21.  We’ve hung out a few times and I am starting to like him.  Then, I saw him at a fraternity party the other night (although he does not go to my [...]

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Confession: Porn Makes My Heart Grow Fonder

Wednesday, May 20, 2009


photo by TheNaughtyAmerican.com One of our female friends currently in college, who wishes to remain anonymous, has a confession to make: I watch porn. That’s right, I said it: Porn. It’s a word that, among females especially, can be pretty taboo. Watching porn is simply not the ladylike thing to do; it’s for ball-scratching, horny [...]

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Confession: My Boyf and I Are Going on a Break

Wednesday, May 13, 2009


photo by Matt Seppings Our contributor Kristine deGuzman, a junior at UC Berkeley, has a confession to make: I’m studying abroad in Spain over the summer, and my boyfriend and I have decided to go on a break, because, as he puts it, “This is a once in a lifetime opportunity. When else are you [...]

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