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Tag Archive | "Safer Sex"

10 Ways to Avoid the E.R. – A Sex Toy Safety Review

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

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LELO’s Ina 2 and Ida (sponsored post) Recently, the Washington Post reviewed data from the Consumer Product Safety Commission and found that sex-toy-related injuries have been on the rise, dramatically spiking after the whole Fifty Shades of Grey phenomenon. (WP has a great chart.) Despite easier access to higher quality toys and a lot more [...]

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Why You Have to Tell Your Partner If You Have HPV

Friday, March 27, 2015

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¬†photo via flickr Many experts, including doctors, will tell women that they don’t need to inform their male partners if they have HPV. The reason given is that 80% of sexually-active adults have or will acquire HPV — in other words, basically everyone — and also, the virus is much less likely to harm a [...]

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New Web Series: “Swipe Click Bang”

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

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The new web series from director Michael Sasso called “Swipe Click Bang” is about the mating habits of Millennials in the age of Tinder. Each webisode focuses on one couple who’ve just met through a hookup app and are either about to do it, are doing it, and/or just did it. According to Sasso, the [...]

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Is Sex with a Condom Really All That Bad for Guys?

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

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photo via Flickr Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: Okay, so how different is intercourse with a condom? What does it feel like? Do different kinds of condoms make a difference? Straight Married Guy (Fred): It’s different.¬† It’s not as good.¬† Think pancakes without the syrup.¬† Scratching an [...]

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How to Use a Flogger Like Christian Grey

Thursday, February 5, 2015

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The following is from our very own naughty dictionary,¬†150 SHADES OF PLAY: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink.¬†Bolded words signify individual entries that appear elsewhere in the A-to-Z section of the book. Anything with a tie icon ¬†indicates an activity or prop mentioned in the¬†Fifty Shades¬†series (symbolic of the famous woven tie¬†Christian Grey¬†uses to restrain¬†Anastasia Steele). [...]

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STIs Are on the Rise. You Can Thank Tinder.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

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by Amanda Chatel for YourTango | photo via flickr “Thanks to Grindr or Tinder, you can acquire chlamydia in five minutes.” When Grindr hit the online¬†dating¬†scene, it seemed too good to be true. An app that you have right in the palm of your hand that can pinpoint just how close your next potential hookup [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: I Need a Gynecologist But I Can’t Tell My Mom

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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Submit Your Own Question to EMandLO.comTry Our New *PRIVATE* Advice Service!   Dear Em & Lo, I have a BIG issue. I have been with my boyfriend for about a year and a half and something traumatic has happened three times now. On occasion, when the sex has gotten extremely heated and we are going [...]

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Four Things You Need to Know About Casual, Anonymous, Tinder-esque Sex

Friday, December 12, 2014

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by Aaron Kaplan for YourTango¬†¬†| ¬†photo via Flickr Just as people were becoming more cautious about casual sexual encounters like anonymous¬†sex¬†and one-night stands, Tinder blew up on the “dating” scene, and¬†people stopped being quite as cautious about risky rendezvous. No one is saying you have to be a total prude when dating these days. Just [...]

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Top 10 Sex Tips for College Students (Especially First-Years)

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

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For many young women and men, the end of August marks the start of a new chapter of life ‚ÄĒ one of higher learning, critical thinking, problem solving, horizon broadening, and lots and lots of casual bonking. It‚Äôs a whole new world of unchaperoned independence and freedom combined with 18-year-old hormones ‚ÄĒ which can result [...]

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5 Reasons Why Sea Sex Sucks

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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photo via Flickr It’s that time of year. The temperatures go up, the clothes come off, and you’re at the beach/by the pool/in the hot tub with your honey. Things can easily get frisky quickly. Come on, who doesn’t want to recreate that pool scene from Showgirls? Well, we don’t. We hate to rain on [...]

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