Em & Lo's RSS Feed Em & Lo's Daily Email Feed Be Our Facebook Friend! Follow Us on Twitter!

LEVI's on Amazon

Good Vibes Summer Lubes

Buy on Amazon Kindle!

Sandals on Amazon


Tag Archive | "Virginity"

Virgin Dating Site Leaves Us Speechless… Almost

Friday, August 13, 2010

6 Comments

photo by Rafael Acorsi Browsing the dating site YouandMeArePure.com left us temporarily speechless, and then clutching for the right words to express our… awe? The top five things that boggled our minds: For grammar nerds who are bothered by the site’s name, the very first sentence at the top of the entire site helpfully explains, [...]

Continue reading...

The Virgin Diaries: My Complicated Relationship with Sex

Thursday, July 15, 2010

8 Comments

photo by woodleywonderworks Our contributor Katherine Chen, who is a sophomore English major at Princeton University (check out her personal site here), is penning a series of confessions for EMandLO.com collectively called “The Virgin Diaries.” Here’s her sixth installment: When I first got my period, my mother wanted to avoid the dreaded “Talk” but still [...]

Continue reading...

Comment of the Week: Virginity Has No Intrinsic Value

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

13 Comments

photo by Rafael Acorsi Madamoiselle L wrote an impassioned 1000-word essay on “The Cult of Perfect Pure Virginity” in response to the discussion of the post “Wise Guys: What’s the Big Deal with Virgins?” Here’s an abridged version: I think we are again putting value on something which has NO intrinsic value (‚Äúvirginity‚ÄĚ) and using [...]

Continue reading...

The Virgin Diaries – How Video Games Taught Me What Sexy Is

Thursday, April 1, 2010

10 Comments

Our contributor Katherine Chen, who is a sophomore English major at Princeton University (check out her personal site here), is penning a series of confessions for EMandLO.com collectively called “The Virgin Diaries.” Here’s her fourth installment: From the moment I spotted her sitting on a shelf at a local Best Buy, I knew I wanted [...]

Continue reading...

Introducing “The Virgin Diaries”

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

10 Comments

photo by Rafael Acorsi Perhaps you’re familiar with our regular contributor, Katherine Chen, a sophomore English major at Princeton University. She’s written several thoughtful essays on topics like porn and puberty. What really sets apart her involvement with our site about sex, however, is the fact that she’s never had any. But just because one [...]

Continue reading...

Wise Guys: What’s the Big Deal with Virgins?

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

24 Comments

photo by Rafael Acorsi Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “Virgins — turn off or turn on? A challenge, or too much of a responsibility?” Gay Single Guy (Daniel): My best friend told me once that with the first virgin you deflower, you become a cherub; the second, [...]

Continue reading...

Comments of the Week: Do It When Everyone’s Ready

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

0 Comments

photo by (nutmeg) We got a TON of great comments on the “How Long Can a Virgin Make a Guy Wait?” post, from Spes, SS, Madamaoiselle L….it was so hard to choose one! So we picked two: Rhett Butler: Let me recast the question to illuminate it a bit more.¬† While the analogy isn’t perfect, [...]

Continue reading...

Your Call – How Long Can a Virgin Make a Guy Wait?

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

252 Comments

photo by (nutmeg) Dear Em & Lo, I’m a 26-year-old virgin and, while I’m not waiting for marriage, I am waiting for the right guy. You know, that guy that won’t pressure me for sex because it’s the 3rd date or break up with me after 3 months because I’m not ready. And yes, both [...]

Continue reading...

The Virgin Diaries: The Sexiness of Abstinence

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

25 Comments

Our contributor Katherine Chen, a sophomore English major at Princeton University (check out her personal site here), is penning a series of confessions for EMandLO.com collectively called “The Virgin Diaries.” Here’s her third installment: These days, every girl between 10 and 50 seems to be obsessed with the Twilight Saga. You’d think it was because [...]

Continue reading...

Naked News: Pot-Smoking Hippies & Tina Fey’s Cherry

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

0 Comments

photo via The U.S. National Archives I was going to have sex…and then I got high. New study shows that¬†pot-smoking may cut a man’s sex life short. Speaking of pot-smoking hippies, a¬†federal judge in San Francisco¬†refused to dismiss a constitutional challenge to Proposition 8, ruling that a trial was required to resolve legal and factual [...]

Continue reading...