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If You’re Trying to Get Pregnant, Should You Pass on Lube?

A study released this week adds to a growing body of laboratory evidence that many lubricants reduce the motility of sperm. The issue of whether couples should use lube if they’re trying to get pregnant, however, is not entirely settled.

A study released this week adds to a growing body of laboratory evidence that many lubricants reduce the motility of sperm. The issue of whether couples should use lube if they’re trying to get pregnant, however, is not entirely settled.

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Is the Brain Really the Most Sexual Part of Our Bodies?

The popular phrase “the brain is the most sexual part of the body” leaves me with lots of unanswered questions. 

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Is Kissing a “Gateway Drug” to “Sex Addiction?”

The language in a new abstinence-only bill that passed the Tennessee senate demonstrates the profound misunderstanding of sexual realities that guides the anti-choice movement.

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I Have Sex. And I Vote.

Lots of people take birth control pills because they are having sex and they don’t want to get pregnant. In fact, 86 percent of us take it at least in part because we want to be able to have sex and not get pregnant. Reproductive health, rights and justice advocates think it’s a really good thing that women have autonomy over their bodies, their sexuality, and access to a full range of good choices about how to manage their fertility. 

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Get Real! I Don’t Want to Spend My Life Never Being Satisfied by Sex and I am FREAKING OUT.

On the whole, people who go about sex in a goal- or product-oriented way tend to feel less satisfied with sex and their sex lives.

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Get Real! He Likes It, I Don’t. Now What?

You should experiment and communicate with your partner and should do the things together and alone that feel uniquely good for both of you — not just one of you — at any given time.

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(VIDEO) A Review Of Orgasm, Inc.

A review of the film Orgasm, Inc. about the medicalization of female sexual pleasure in the US and a look into what female sexual dysfunction is and who benefits.

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How Can I Make My First Time Special?

If the sex that you’re having is really about you and your partner– if it’s an expression of who you both are, what your relationship is, and how you feel about each other and if it’s what you both want and feel ready for, it’s special.

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Get Real! My Partner Does Not Satisfy Me Sexually

If all we do with a partner is what feels good to us and what we want, and deny that partner everything which could feel good to them, we’re not really having partnered sex: we’re using that partner as a masturbation aid, and that’s not cool.

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