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Tag Archive | "Gender Issues"

Guys, Crawl Out of Your Man Caves

Monday, May 16, 2011


We like the image of Plato’s allegorical cave, but adult sex educator Charlie Glickman calls it the Man Box, or more specifically, the Act-Like-A-Man Box. In a series of blog posts earlier this month, Glickman explained how, in order to be perceived as “real men,” heterosexual guys have to live in a box of strict [...]

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Wise Guys: Gagging During Oral — Hot or Not?

Tuesday, May 10, 2011


photo by Public Domain Photos Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “What do men think about a woman gagging while giving oral sex? How does the fact that it’s a porn trope affect your real life experiences? Is it a turn on or do most men just feel [...]

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Dream Interpretation: I Get a Girl Pregnant (But I’m a Woman!)

Monday, April 4, 2011


photo by karindaiziel Other people‚Äôs dreams are never interesting‚Ķexcept when they‚Äôre about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. This week, a reader asks Lauri: I had a dream that I was a man and I’ve somehow gotten some girl pregnant. I started freaking out [...]

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Women Have Casual Sex for…Pleasure?

Tuesday, March 1, 2011


photo by e.esders It may not be news to any of you ladies out there who’ve enjoyed the thrill of a no-strings-attached hook-up, but for those who buy into the evo-psych pop notion that women are only interested in high-status resource providers rather than hotties (i.e. the opposite of men’s supposed eternal motivations) there’s a [...]

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Wise Guys – What Are Men’s Biggest Insecurities During Sex?

Tuesday, March 1, 2011


photo by Ecnerwal Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “What are guys’ biggest insecurities during sex?“ Straight Committed Guy (Johnny): I think many guys are afraid of their own inexperience early on in their sex lives, or later on too if they don‚Äôt get laid as much as [...]

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Wise Guys – What’s the Male Consensus on Period Sex?

Tuesday, February 22, 2011


photo by greenchartreuse Advice from three of our guy friends. This week a straight woman asks,”What’s the general male consensus on period sex?“ Straight Single Guy (Tyler Barnett): Period sex, like most forms of sex, falls into the category of sure, why not. The truth is we are generally happy to be having sex, even [...]

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Wise Guys – Is Painful Sex an Issue for Some Guys (Like It Is for Some Gals)?

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

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Advice from three of our guy friends. This week a straight woman asks, “Considering all the questions the doctors on this site get about women experiencing painful intercourse, I was wondering: do guys ever experience pain during sex?” Straight Single Guy (Max): While the good normally outweighs the bad, I would say that yes, sex [...]

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Wise Guys – If Oral Feels So Good, Why Does It Take So Long?

Tuesday, January 25, 2011


photo by zoutedrop Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “My guy says getting a BJ is one of the best feeling things I can do for him, but it still takes forever to get him off. That seems like a total paradox….?“ Straight Single Guy (Chris): That may [...]

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Wise Guys – What Do Men Wish They Could Change About Their Sexuality?

Tuesday, January 11, 2011


photo by nick johnson Advice from three of our guy friends. This week a straight woman asks,“If you could change one thing about male sexuality, what would it be?” Straight Single Guy (Tyler Barnett): Male sexuality is not always as simple as it seems. Sure, we love sex, but so do women. In fact, I [...]

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Valerie Jarrett on Gender Parity

Tuesday, January 4, 2011


photo by burningkarma Rahim Kanani, a Research Associate for the Justice and Human Rights domain of practice at the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Harvard University, recently conducted an in-depth interview in the West Wing with Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Obama and Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls. [...]

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