Blog Snog: 7 Myths That Porn Propagates

photo by CollegeCandy: 7 myths that porn propagates. TheFrisky: Top 10 scariest sex toys for men. EdenFantasys’ Sexis: What you should do with your vagina hairs. TresSugar: The problem with replacing one body ideal with another. LemonDrop: “Sex at Dawn” author argues we’re not naturally monogamous. YourTango: 5 signs you’re carrying emotional baggage. TomFoolery: […]

Oil Spill Condoms: Doing It For the Environment

Okay, we know that the oil spill is BP’s problem, but that doesn’t entirely explain why so few people are eager to help out with the relief effort. It may not be the sexiest of world disasters, but a disaster it is. So here’s one way to help out: 20% of all proceeds from Oil […]

How To
The Good, the Bad and the Better of Vacation Sex

The July issue of the UK edition of Marie Claire featured an article on vacation sex, for which we were asked for some insight. Since we can’t link to it online, we thought we’d give you our unabridged thoughts on the topic — hopefully you haven’t taken your summer vacay yet and can benefit from […]

Poll: Who’s Most Fun to Role-Play on TV?

Which TV show has the best role-playing potential? (Feel free to explain your answer or suggest another option in the feedback section.)Market Research   Can’t see the poll? Click here to take it.

Lelo's New Line of Sensual Accessories

Lelo’s Etherea Silk Cuffs One of our favorite toy creators, Lelo, just launched a line of sensual accessories for glamourous bondage experimentation, i.e. cosmopolitan kink, tantalizing teasing, filthy rich restraint, etc. The high-quality materials (which come in cherry red, deep purple, or black) and even higher price tags will make your dabbling in BDSM seem […]

How To
10 Simple Steps to Hosting a Sexy Sleepover

photo by SFBNess If you’re planning on having a new guest over to “look at your etchings” for the first time, follow these 10 rules to ensure there’s a next time: Only invite a guest over when you won’t have to rush out the door the next morning. Warn any roommates that you will be […]

And the Winning Term for the Female Equivalent of Blue Balls Is…

“BLUE BOX” After a week of voting, “blue box” was the top pick out 11 options, getting 27% of the vote. The next closest was (astonishingly) “purplepuss”, with 16%. Em liked how “blue bird” rolled off the tongue and Lo was partial to “blue walls” for it’s rhyming with “blue balls”, but both of us […]

What's Up Doc?
Dear Dr. Vanessa, Did My Vibrator Give Me An Infection?

photo by Helga_Weber 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, Okay, so I have a very embarrassing question for you and wanted to check […]

Naked News: Old People Sex, Levi Johnston, and Bed Bugs

photo by collectmoments Senior citizens are getting frisky without protection — STD rates are booming amongst the baby boomer generation. In more cheery news, post-menopausal lesbian sex may be something to look forward to. Levi Johnston, the future son-in-law to Sarah Palin, is releasing a new music video. The plot? A boyfriend who continuously pisses […]

Porn – Harmless Fun or Negative Culture Shaper?

We’ve always been torn by porn. We’re not fans ourselves, but we’re not comfortable dictating where to draw the line for other people’s fantasies either. So it was with great interest that we read this Guardian interview with Gail Dines, author of the new book “Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality,” along with the […]

Wise Guys
Wise Guys – Do You Really Want to Know How Many Partners She's Had?

photo by Raissa Bandou Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “When it comes to the number of sexual partners a woman has had, do guys want to know? Even if they say they do, are they lying?” Straight Single Guy (Mark Luczak): It’s the Information Age, and people […]

Ancient Dildo Dug Up

photo by Peter Zetterlund, Swedish National Heritage Board We’ve come a long way, baby. Check out this penis-shaped….shall we call it a “tool”? It was just unearthed in Sweden during an archeological excavation by the country’s National Heritage Board. Carved out of antler-bone and probably dating back to sometime between 4000 t0 6000 B.C., the […]

Dream Interpretation
Dream Interpretation: My Ex Stole My Car

photo by Donnaphoto Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about love and sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. This week, a reader asks Lauri: Last night I had a dream where I was working at my mom’s job, I met this guy […]

Blog Snog: Inside a Casting Call for "The Bachelor"

photo via ABC TresSugar: An insider’s look at The Bachelor casting call. YourTango: What’s so wrong with marrying for money? TomFoolery: How to get it on while driving. EdenFantasys’ Sexis: Nina Hartley on the truth about 69. CollegeCandy: Dating myths even the smartest women believe in. TheFrisky: Guys’ #1 request: Tell him what to do. […]

The New Abortion Providers

Dr. Emily Godfrey is our new hero: she had the courage to be featured on the front page of the NYTimes Sunday Magazine last weekend as a doctor willing to provide abortions, not in an abortion clinic but at her practice where she sees all sorts of patients. In case you missed it last weekend, […]

Dear Em & Lo
Dear Em & Lo – How Can I Dump Him If He Won't See Me?

photo by faster_panda_kill_kill Dear Em & Lo, So I have this guy friend who I met my freshmen year at college. We used to hang out a lot together and, well, I ended up liking him. The only problem was that he sometimes did not seem to feel the same way towards me. He would flirt back and […]