Oral Sex
What's Up Doc?
Dear Dr. Vanessa: Can I Get HPV Orally?

photo by db*photography 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 here. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Vanessa, Can you get genital HPV orally? — Orally Fixated Dear O.F., Yes, you can.  […]

Dream Interpretation
Dream Interpretation: My Boyfriend Loses His Head

photo by Fireflies604 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. This week, a reader asks Lauri: In real life, my wonderful relationship with my boyfriend will be ending in about two weeks due to him permanently […]

Dream Interpretation
Dream Interpretation: Awake I'm Female, Asleep I'm Male

photo by grandcamel 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. This week, a reader asks Lauri: My boyfriend and I broke up recently because of trust issues I have, but a couple days ago we decided […]

Wise Guys
Wise Guys: Do Men Appreciate Oral Sex Directions?

photo by kalleboo Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “How do you feel about being given directions while you’re going downtown? Do you appreciate instructions on what works for that particular woman, or do you feel like it’s backseat driving, or that you’re just a tool or a […]

Toys
Sqweel: LoveHoney’s New Oral Sex Simulator Delivers

Buy the Sqweel at LoveHoney.co.uk We’re often asked “If you could invent your own sex toy, what would it do?” And usually we can only think of a wise-ass answer like, “Cuddle, make dinner, and call me when it says it will.” But fortunately for everyone with a clitoris in their life, some people out […]

Personal Essays
Confession: I’m Relocating Oral Sex Past Home Base

photo by ShashiBellamkonda Our contributor Abby Spector, who is double-majoring in English and Feminine/Gender/Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University, has a confession to make: From an early age, sex always seemed logical to me. Penis goes into vagina. Perhaps orgasms ensue. Perhaps a baby grows. Perhaps not. The end. It didn’t sound appealing, but it didn’t […]

Wise Guys
Wise Guys: What Makes a Great BJ?

Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “What’s the difference between an average blowjob and an excellent blowjob?” Straight Single Guy (Chris): I have had a handful of extraordinary blowjobs in my lifetime. Generally I say something to any talented giver, pointing out how noteworthy her skills are. One […]

Dear Em & Lo
Dear Em & Lo: How Can I Smell and Taste Better Down There?

photo by longhorndave Dear Em & Lo, My husband and I have been been sexually active with one another for five years.  I’ve been smoking cigarettes for four years. I slowed down dramatically when I got pregnant in 2007 (from needing my own pack to two cigarettes a day or none at all). My husband […]

Dear Em & Lo
Your Call: Is No Oral a Relationship Dealbreaker?

Vintage illustration via Foxtongue Dear Em & Lo, My new boyfriend doesn’t like either giving or receiving head. I really enjoy giving head and so it’s a disappointment to me that he doesn’t like it, though not the end of the world. What might be the end of the world is that he doesn’t want […]

Dear Em & Lo
Dear Em & Lo: I Hate Receiving BJs

Dear Em & Lo, I’m a guy and I hate getting blowjobs. Maybe it’s because I had a few too many bad teeth-to-johnson experiences or I’m just a little too sensitive down there, but when a girl starts kissing me all the way down, I grit my teeth and prepare for the worst. It’s finally […]

Polls
Poll: Are You a Fan of the 69?

<br /> <a href=”http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/1717818/” mce_href=”http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/1717818/”>What do you think of 69-ing?</a><span style=”font-size:9px;” mce_style=”font-size:9px;”>(<a href=”http://www.polldaddy.com” mce_href=”http://www.polldaddy.com”>poll</a>)</span><br /> Can’t see the poll? Click here to take it.

Wise Guys
Wise Guys: What's the Big Deal About BJs?

photo by iandeth Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: What’s the big deal about blowjobs — seriously, what makes them so special? Gay Single Guy (Daniel): On the physical level, it’s simple: they feel fucking amazing. They provide physical sensations so desirable that a straight man would let […]

Confessions
Altoids as Sex Toy: Fact or Fiction?

photo by Mistral938 This “curiously strong mint” with sexy ad tag lines (“Pleasure in pain”; “These mints have not yet been rated”; “Shrinkage may occur”; “Dental Damn!”) was the subject of a widely circulated 1997 email extolling the mints’ powers as an oral sex aid. (Hmmmm, we wonder who originally sent that email? Could it […]

Dear Em & Lo
Your Call: Should She Go Downtown?

photo by iandeth We feel just awful that we can’t answer every single advice question we get, but we figure that any answer is better than no answer at all. Which is why, once a week, we’ll let you guys decide how to advise a reader. Make your call by filling out the poll after […]

Do It Tonight
Do It Tonight! Have Shower Sex, Not Shower Intercourse

photo by turydddu We don’t recommend attempting intercourse in the shower — there are just too many possibilities for water-related injuries! Plus, you could be setting yourself up for failure — it’s often impossible to get in the right positions for pleasurable penetration, considering the cramped spaces and slippery surfaces. But we do understand that […]

Pop Culture
Books: Tasting Her

Last week we interviewed prolific sex writer Rachel Kramel Bussel about her book of fellatio erotica, Tasting Him. Today we chat about Tasting Her, a book of erotica about — you guessed it! — cunnilingus. E&L: You say in the intro that you haven’t always been a big fan of cunnilingus. Are people shocked to […]