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Sex After Miscarriage & Stillbirth

Thursday, September 19, 2013

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Reconceiving Loss is a new online resource for people coping with losing a pregnancy or an infant. There are articles on health and wellbeing, yoga and meditation suggestions, and opportunities for healing through creative expression (e.g. writing, photography, even playlist compilation). One of their contributors, clinical psychologist Dr. Julie Bindeman, recently wrote about sex after [...]

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What Is the PS-Spot?

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

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This is part of our continuing series on Top Body “Spots” that any self-respecting, shall we say, “anatomy enthusiast” should be familiar with. Even if this is old news to you, it’s always a good idea to brush up: The PS-Spot a.k.a. perineum & the perineal sponge Not to be confused with the P-Spot in men, this area [...]

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Everything You Need to Know About the Nuva Ring

Friday, June 21, 2013

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  Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City. Here’s one of her most popular Em & Lo columns from the archives: When it comes to hormonal birth control, I get more questions about the NuvaRing than any other method — for proof, just check out the comments [...]

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Angelina Jolie’s Boobs

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

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photo via Flickr Angelina Jolie wrote an op ed in the New York Times today about her decision to have a preventive double mastectomy in order to greatly reduce her risk of breast cancer, which she had an almost 90% chance of getting due to a “faulty” gene (BRCA1) which greatly predisposes carriers to the disease. Her acting [...]

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My Meds Are Making My Dreams Sexually Terrifying

Thursday, April 18, 2013

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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, another reader continues the running Sapphic theme and asks Lauri: I have recently been diagnosed with depression and [...]

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In Defense of the Slut

Thursday, March 28, 2013

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Our contributor Jewely Hoxie studies Human Sexuality at the University of California Santa Cruz (read her blog here). She has this to stay about the slut stigma… How many times have you heard people say, “If she wasn’t such a slut…” or, “She’s kind of a slut, but…” or, “I can’t believe she’s slept with [...]

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Comment of the Week: Orgasms Make Me Gassy

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

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Reader Brak Wiend (heh) wrote the following in response to the post “Dear Dr. Joe: Do Some Men Fart When They Ejaculate?” The comment made us laugh and wince at the same time, but mostly it made us want to give this poor guy a hug (except without squeezing too hard, given his tendencies). Seriously, though, [...]

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Penis Enlargement: Why It’s One Big Ball of DON’T

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

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We answered a reader’s advice question on small penises almost four years ago and it’s still the most popular article on our site! 591 comments and counting! We can’t tell you how much letters we get from guys asking how they can safely increase the size of their penis. So we shouldn’t have been too [...]

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Excerpts from “Queerskins,” a New Multimedia Novel

Thursday, January 10, 2013

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Queerskins Our friend Illya Szilak is a full-time physician specializing in HIV treatment, a mother of two, a world traveller, and, oh yeah, in her spare-time she writes groundbreaking novels. (We both managed to shower today and consider that a huge accomplishment.) Her latest project, QUEERSKINS, is an online multimedia novel that tells the story of [...]

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Last Day to Enter Our “Breast Cancer Awareness Month” Contest!

Thursday, October 25, 2012

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This post is sponsored by LELO People, this is an easy one: help support Breast Cancer Awareness Month and be entered to win a luxury toy from Lelo worth at least $140! You’ve got a week left to enter, and right now the odds of winning are really, rilly good (better than if you were [...]

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