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Get Real! Is My Foreskin Normal?

Having a foreskin or not having one does not make anyone more or less of a man or a bad or better lover. Both of those things are a lot more complex than just what kind of penis you have, and have little to do with anyone’s genitalia.

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Get Real! Why Am I So Paranoid About Sex?

It’s not paranoid to be concerned about pregnancy with sexual activities which can result in pregnancy. It’s not paranoid to worry about pregnancy happening when it isn’t what you want or are ready for.

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Get Real! Am I Ready for Sex, Or Is It Just My Hormones Talking?

The best any of us can do is be self-aware in terms of our feelings as well as our needs, limitations, life goals and relationships, and make our sexual choices based on those things as well as sound information.

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Get Real! If I’m Bisexual, Why Don’t I Feel the Same About Men and Women?

There are bisexual people in the world who find that they have fairly equal levels of attraction to people of all genders, but I’d say it’s more common to find that we have differences in how we experience different genders and different relationships.

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Get Real! Is Something Wrong with Me If I Like BDSM?

Anyone interested in BDSM needs to figure out if it is something they want or like, and then if it works with their feminism and with their life and relationships as a whole or doesn’t.

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Get Real! I Want to Wait to Have Sex…Can I?

What I hear you saying is that you’ve yet to be in a situation or relationship where sex has really felt like the right thing for you, or like something you wanted and took part in on your own terms.

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Exit Strategy: Does Withdrawal Deserve Another Look?

A new study assessing the withdrawal method finds it is nearly as effective as condoms. Should we teach it to teenagers?

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Get Real! Where Has My Sex Drive Driven Off To?

Libido — the desire for sex of any kind — is a very complex thing, much like sex and sexuality are complex.

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Get Real! How Do You Masturbate?

In honor of Masturbation Month, Heather answers young women’s questions about sex for one.

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Get Real! When Can I Get Pregnant?

When any person is really ready for partnered sex that poses STI and/or pregnancy risks, they also have to be really ready to deal with safer sex and birth control.

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