Wise Guys
Wise Guys: What’s with the Sexy Santa Lingerie Meme?

photo from Santa Speedo Run Advice from three of EMandLO.com’s guy friends. This week they answer the following: “– What is up with the sexy Santa lingerie meme?” To ask the guys your own question, click here. Married Straight Guy (Jake): This one is all about word association and sneakery. Santa determines if you are naughty or nice, […]

Gift Guides for That Special Someone

photo by plindberg After your dad, your significant other is the most difficult person in the world to buy presents for. After all there’s so much pressure — you want it to strike the right note, convey your love, perhaps your desire, show just how well you know them, and at the same time be […]

Blog Snog: Holiday Dates, Office Party Hook-Up Rules, Sexy Gift Do’s & Don’ts

photo via Flickr College Candy: Asking Santa for a shift in our collective sexual culture. YourTango: The 3 fastest ways to holiday dates. Eden Fantasys’ Sexis: 10 holiday wish list ideas (from yours truly) HuffPost/Women: Tis the season…to argue. TresSugar: Stocking stuffers for your significant other. The Frisky: 11 presents that won’t get you laid. […]

Pop Culture
Why Articles About Sex Always Use Photos with Bare Feet

Getty Image from Telegraph UK article While doing a little internet research, our intern Alyssa came across this article from the Telegraph UK entitled “Average Man Has 9 Sexual Partners in Lifetime, Women Have 4” accompanied by the above photo from Getty Images. Next to the link she sent, Alyssa wrote: “Random Side Note:  Why do they […]

What's Up Doc?
Dear Dr. Kate, Can Hand Warts Be Transmitted to Genitals?

photo via Flickr Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions every few weeks on EMandLO.com. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, My boyfriend has 2 warts on his fingers. We have been trying to treat […]

On Feminism, High School and Sex — and What Occupy Can Teach Us About All Three

“It’s not easy, in this world, to learn how to navigate our anger and attraction, to learn how to be strong, sexual women and kind, gentle men.” This is a quote from our friend Michelle Chihara’s essay, “Pieces of the Past,” published this week on her blog This Blue Angel. On the surface this essay […]

Comment of the Week: Strap-Ons Can Bring a Couple Closer

a Starter Strap-on Kit SJM, responding to the post  “Confession: I Want to Do My Boyfriend with a Strap-On“: This is something that will make a relationship grow. Plain sex gets old. It took me forever to open up to my gf about how I wanted her to [“plug”] me, or whatever. But when she […]

Dear Em & Lo
Your Call: Can She Ask Him to Cut Off Contact with a Past Love?

We get a lot of advice questions coming in at EMandLO.com, 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 response in the comments section below. Dear Em & Lo, I have been dating my boyfriend […]

Dream Interpretation
Dream Interpretation: I Woke Up With My Friend and Her Ex

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. Got a dream you want Lauri to analyze? Click here to submit it) This week, a reader asks Lauri: There’s this one aspect of a dream I had that […]

Naked News: Sexy Bananas, Viagra Condoms & Bad Sex Writing Awards

photo via Flickr In “I Can’t Believe It’s Not a Joke” news, an Islamic cleric bans women from touching bananas and cucumbers to avoid them having sexual thoughts. Mint.com’s “page not available” page has a kinda funny personal ad. And the 2011 Bad Sex in Fiction Award goes to… We’re sure you’ve seen the leaked Lindsay Lohan Playboy […]

Wise Guys
Wise Guys: Do Men Fantasize About Others When in a Relationship?

photo via flickr Advice from three of EMandLO.com’s guy friends. This week they answer the following: “Do most guys still fantasize about other people when they’re in a relationship? During masturbation or during sex with their partner, or both?“ To ask the guys your own question, click here. Married Straight Guy (Irad Eyal of Sexdegrees.net): […]

Pop Culture
And You Thought Your Last Date Was Bad

Sometimes you have to date someone for months before the crazy comes out. And then other times, you receive a 1,600 word email after a disastrous first date that accuses you of leading the person on because you played with your hair, you made a lot of eye contact, and you said “Nice to meet you” […]

Blog Snog: How to Survive Your Family Over the Holidays

College Candy: How to survive your family over the holidays. YourTango: 18 things NOT to buy your boyfriend for Christmas. Eden Fantasys’ Sexis: What song would you strip to? A stripper round table. HuffPost/Women: 10 things I learned to ask myself before dating anyone. TresSugar: How public marriage proposals went viral in 2011. The Frisky: […]

Personal Essays
Truly Mortifying: Overwrought Teenage Anti-Choice Poetry

Embarrassing diary entries, old yearbook photos, junior high love letters — it’s all fun and games until someone breaks out their unhinged teenage anti-choice poetry. Okay, let’s back up and explain a little here. Earlier this week, the Sundance Channel debuted the original series “The Mortified Sessions,” in which celebrities share mementos from their past […]

If You Tweeted Your Haiku Contest Entry, We Need to Hear from You ASAP!

Who knew that hashtags weren’t forever searchable on Twitter? Did you know that? Um, we didn’t. Which means we can no longer find any of the sex toy haikus that you Tweeted for our Lelo contest since #EmAndLoHaikuContest is no longer searchable. So, if you Tweeted your sex toy haiku, please send us your Twitter […]

Lelo’s Egg Massager Comes with Free Holiday Packaging!

This post is sponsored by Lelo For those of you who are gift-wrapping challenged, Lelo is offering a festive red and gold holiday sleeve for the box of their new egg massager through December 19th — for free! The “Lyla”, part of their new Insignia line, is controlled via wireless remote with an unprecedented range […]