Sexual Orientation
Pop Culture
10 Awesome Things About Miley Cyrus, Crusader for Social and Sexual Justice

In the most recent issue of Paper magazine, Miley Cyrus proves she’s more than a punch line to a cheesy Robin Thicke joke. In fact, she’s a social activist, a vegan, and a woman who doesn’t want to be judged for who, or how, she loves. And she doesn’t want anyone else to be judged for […]

Sign More Petitions: White House Endorses Ban on Conversion Therapy

Earlier this year, transgender teen Leelah Alcorn committed suicide and said, in her suicide note, that her family had forced her to see Christian therapists who told her that she was  “selfish and wrong and that I should look to God for help.” Soon after, a White House petition was launched on, calling for […]

Dear Em & Lo
Your Call: I Was Bi, But Now I’m Not Attracted to Men. What Happened?

photo via Wikimedia Commons We get a lot of advice questions coming in at, but sadly, we just can’t answer them all. Which is why, once a week, we turn to you to decide how best to advise a reader. Leave your suggestions in the comments section below.  Submit Your Own Question to EMandLO.comTry Our New *PRIVATE* Advice Service! […]

Personal Essays
Confession: I Am Heteroflexible

Our contributor is a college student who wishes to remain anonymous. She has this to say about labels… I’m definitely not straight, definitely not gay, nowhere near asexual, and not exactly bisexual. In its simplest form, the meaning of heteroflexible can be found on the sexual spectrum as a sliding scale between straight and bisexual — […]

Your Call
Your Call: I Can’t Handle My Boyfriend’s Bisexuality

We get a lot of advice questions coming in at, but sadly, we just can’t answer them all. Which is why, once a week, we turn to you to decide how best to advise a reader. Make your call by leaving your advice in the comments section below: Dear Em and Lo, I am […]

10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Asexuality

photo by davidgljay A recent article by the director of a new documentary about asexuality reminded us that “asexual” is one of those terms that gets thrown around in casual conversation so much that it’s easy to forget what it really means (kind of like “passive-aggressive”). So here’s a brief primer for you. 1. Asexuality […]