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Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright
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Originally from Iceland, AASECT-certified sexuality educator, sexologist and relationship expert Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright is the author of several books, including Sultry Sex Talk to Seduce Any Lover and The Better Sex Guide to Extraordinary Lovemaking. She is a member of the Sinclair Advisory Council, is the sexual wellness advocate for Savvy, and is an adjunct professor at American University, Argosy University and Penn State University. Armed with a PhD from NYU and a Masters in human sexuality education from the University of Pennsylvania, Fulbright has been featured in hundreds of media outlets around the globe. Currently a blogger for and the HuffingtonPost, Fulbright has written for a number of popular press publications, including sex columns for Cosmopolitan, Women’s Health and Since 2004, she has been offering communications and consulting services specializing in the topics of sex, sexual health, sensuality, and relationships. For more information on Dr. Yvonne, her projects, and services, visit

Entries by Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

Want to End Campus Sexual Assault? Tackle the Primary Issue Being Ignored

(1) Comments | Posted October 8, 2014 | 12:42 PM

From college campuses to major media outlets to the White House, it seems that everybody is, at long last, talking about sexual assault prevention. This discourse, sense of collectivism, and energy and interest around the issue elicit an overdue optimism that something is finally being done, that things will finally...

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10 Steps to Have Better Post-Pregnancy Sex

(0) Comments | Posted September 11, 2014 | 1:25 PM

Emotions usually run high the first time a woman makes love after giving birth. For many, the tenuous transition into sex post-childbirth can be a bit like revisiting virginity. Tender and sore, many new mothers feel apprehensive and ill-prepared for intimate contact. The groin area can feel almost foreign to...

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Sex Toy Shopping: Why It's No Longer a Dirty Little Secret

(1) Comments | Posted July 9, 2014 | 10:45 AM

It used to be something done in secret. Anybody, from good girl to gay guy to carnal couple, had to slink down to the seedy sex toy shop on the other side of town to purchase their private pleasure items. Nobody would've dreamed of visiting their local pharmacy for a...

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¿De verdad que el orgasmo es la mejor sensación del mundo?

(6) Comments | Posted December 29, 2013 | 8:52 AM

Dale el mejor orgasmo de su vida, 12 secretos para un mejor orgasmo, Cómo tener mejores orgasmos. Cuando se trata de maximizar tu placer, los titulares no tienen pérdida. Muchas revistas populares, webs y libros no se cansan de prometer que pueden ayudarte a tener orgasmos múltiples, más duraderos y...

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L'orgasmo è davvero la sensazione più bella che ci sia?

(13) Comments | Posted December 27, 2013 | 11:30 AM

"Regalatele il migliore orgasmo della sua vita". "12 segreti per l'orgasmo migliore". "Come avere un orgasmo superiore: il superorgasmo". Quando si tratta di massimizzare il piacere del lettore, i titoli si sprecano. Fra riviste a grande diffusione, siti web e libri, non ci stanca mai di promettere orgasmi...

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L'orgasme est-il vraiment la meilleure sensation au monde?

(0) Comments | Posted December 26, 2013 | 9:47 AM

"Offrez-lui le meilleur orgasme possible." "12 secrets pour de meilleurs orgasmes." "Comment avoir un meilleur orgasme : LE meilleur orgasme." Quand on parle de maximiser votre plaisir, les gros titres font de la surenchère. Les magazines de presse populaire, les sites Internet et les livres vous promettent sans arrêt de...

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Is an Orgasm Really The Best Sensation in the World?

(133) Comments | Posted December 21, 2013 | 7:44 AM

"Give Her the Best Orgasm Ever." "12 Secrets to Better Orgasms." "How to Have a Better Orgasm: The BEST Orgasm." When it comes to maximizing your pleasure, the headliners don't quit. Popular press magazines, websites and books tirelessly promise to help you have longer, stronger and multiple orgasms. Nothing is...

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Why 'Interrupted Sex' Makes for Better Sex

(5) Comments | Posted October 8, 2013 | 2:59 PM

It's a part of practically every journalist's interview on better sex: "But how do you do that without interrupting sex?" Whether the topic is safer sex, using lubricant, changing sexual positions, transitioning from foreplay to a "coreplay" activity... editors and writers push, push, push to have everything proceed seamlessly during...

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Anatomical Evidence: Will It Settle The G-Spot Debate?

(21) Comments | Posted April 25, 2012 | 10:00 AM

Where's the evidence? Despite a host of women having loudly, unapologetically and consistently claimed that "yes, Virginia, there is a G-spot," many skeptics have asked for proof. Ever since the 1982 publication of The G -Spot detailed an erogenous zone present in some women, lovers have been trying...

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Sex Ed Makes for Smarter Sexual Decisions -- So Why Aren't Politicians Promoting Such Programs?

(68) Comments | Posted March 30, 2012 | 2:37 PM

It has been reconfirmed -- yet again. Research conducted by the Guttmacher Institute indicates that sexuality education does not encourage teenagers to have sex sooner or to engage in more sexual risk-taking behaviors. As a matter of fact, it delays sex.

In analyzing data from the 2006...

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The Importance of Marital Generosity

(0) Comments | Posted March 2, 2012 | 3:28 PM

Turns out the smallest gestures can go a long way in successfully combining marriage and parenthood. A report from the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia and the Center for Marriage and Families found that making your partner a cup of coffee or giving your lover...

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Countering the Criticism of Paterno

(57) Comments | Posted January 27, 2012 | 10:56 AM

The legendary football coach Joe Paterno was laid to rest this past week, with his passing reigniting the recent debate over whether he could or should have done more to protect young boys from sexual abuse. Despite the fact that it's his former assistant coach, Jerry Sandusky, facing

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Is That Lad Mag or Sex Offender Lingo? It's Hard to Judge

(172) Comments | Posted December 15, 2011 | 12:26 PM

They're just harmless fun, right? Saturated with sultry images, seductive headlines, and tongue-in-cheek lifestyle guidance, lads' mags have been hailed as every guy's monthly James Bond-esque fix. But new research out of Middlesex University and the University of Surrey suggests that these magazines could be justifying hostile, sexist attitudes, ultimately...

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Countering Child Sexual Abuse Amidst a Scandal: A Wake Up Call

(1) Comments | Posted November 9, 2011 | 1:42 PM

Like every Penn Stater, I'm absolutely heartbroken by the child sexual abuse charges being levied against former football defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky. I am sickened and disgusted by the perjury charges being faced by the university's athletic director, Tim Curley, and vice president for finance and business, Gary Schultz, both...

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When Where They Teach Overrides What's Being Said About Sex Ed

(14) Comments | Posted November 3, 2011 | 2:42 PM

They must be right. They're based at Princeton! How often have academics been taken for their word simply because they namedrop their university, even when what they have to say is complete garbage? Spouting their values instead of research data, professors have been known to do their damage in claiming...

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Selling Sex Toys Sans Sex

(36) Comments | Posted October 17, 2011 | 11:38 AM

Are they? Will they? Oh. (Sigh.) They didn't. Such was the anticipation -- and let down -- for many viewing the first-ever sex toy ad, which aired on British television earlier this month. While Lovehoney, the U.K.'s largest sex toy retailer, made its mark as the first of its kind...

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Child Sexual Abuse: Start Tackling When They're Toddlers

(0) Comments | Posted September 20, 2011 | 5:35 PM

How young is too young with it comes to educating children about sexual abuse? Such is a hotly contested issue, with some saying the earlier the better when it comes to prevention, while others argue that youngsters shouldn't be exposed to such sex issues.

Now, recent research out of...

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Suing over Sex -- Now That's Criminal

(851) Comments | Posted September 7, 2011 | 2:19 AM

Should you be obligated to have sex with your spouse? A judge in Nice, France thinks so. He fined a 51-year-old man 8,500 pounds for not having sex with his now ex-wife. The judge's decision was based on French civil code article 215, which holds that married couples must agree...

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Her Nether Regions: What's Normal?

(94) Comments | Posted August 25, 2011 | 1:18 PM

You can rest easy, gals. Turns out there's nothing "wrong" with your vulva after all. A study published in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology has declared that most women seeking genital cosmetic surgery to reduce the size of their inner lips do not have oversized or...

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Could You Be the Problem With Porn?

(6) Comments | Posted August 12, 2011 | 4:40 PM

What if porn isn't the problem and the problem is you? Research out of Utah State University should have anybody asking this question, having found that the impact porn has on a person all boils down to the individual. In asking 299 undergraduates if they consider their pornography...

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