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First Kiss

The Sexual Double Standard Starts With Making Out, Study Suggests

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 08.24.2015 | Women

Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you.&n...

30 Days of Online Dating: I Was His First...Kiss

Stacie Corliss | Posted 05.15.2015 | Comedy
Stacie Corliss

This is a modern dating experiment. One girl. Five dating sites. Hundreds of chats. Thirty days. Thirty dates. Eighteen guys. (?) boyfriend. To start at the beginning, click here -- or jump right in at date twenty-one below.

Being Transgender Naked: First Kiss

Zoe Dolan | Posted 05.20.2015 | Gay Voices
Zoe Dolan

My kiss with Amanda would weigh on me for 21 years, well after I had gotten into the right body.

The Big Smooch: Start the New Year With a Movie Kiss

Devra Maza | Posted 03.04.2015 | Entertainment
Devra Maza

It's the chance to kiss on a turning point as the magical minute marks both happy endings and new beginnings with a brush of the lips. That kiss can be consequential. It can be a movie kiss.

These Two Men Just Made History

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.13.2015 | Gay Voices

History has been made. Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas Sawicki and his boyfriend, Shawn Brier, became the first gay men in history to share the cer...

Four Grandmas Discuss Their First Kisses, Can't Help But Smile At The Memory

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.11.2015 | Fifty

Time may soften some memories, but a first kiss isn't one of them. As proof, we offer up this adorable video of four grandmas being asked to recoun...

Kid's Reaction To His First Kiss Proves Love Is Wonderfully Torturous

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.22.2015 | Parents

Remember in "Love Actually," when little Sam asks his dad if there's anything worse than the "the total agony of being in love?" Well, he was on to so...

The Syria I Miss

Chaker Khazaal | Posted 03.14.2015 | Impact
Chaker Khazaal

Only by clinging steadfastly to a memory of a happy Syria can I believe that one day those who contributed to both sides of the current war will commit to help the victims of the conflict. Syrian refugees are dying in the cold, and the price of a jacket is far less than the price of a weapon.

Letters to Hadley: On Kissing

Liz Olson | Posted 01.14.2015 | Women
Liz Olson

Jeff wrote me a song that he sang in front of the whole school and I thought I was lucky that the same boy who was my first kiss would also be my last, because I was sure I was going to marry him.

What Happens When 20 Strangers Are Asked To Undress Each Other

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 07.31.2014 | Women

Undressing someone for the first time can be a little awkward -- best case scenario, it's adorably so. Slipping a shirt over someone else's head is us...

Ben Savage Opens Up About Cory's First Kiss With Topanga

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 06.25.2014 | Entertainment

When Topanga Lawrence kissed Cory Matthews in the fourth episode of "Boy Meets World," it was a huge moment for both characters: their first kiss. Ben...

WATCH: These Queer Women Kiss For The First TIme

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.08.2014 | Gay Voices

While the parodies of the viral "First Kiss" video may be getting a little tired, we absolutely LOVE this one. This particular clip is produced by ...

"First Kiss," the #LostTakes (VIDEO)

Adedana Ashebir | Posted 06.02.2014 | Comedy
Adedana Ashebir

This was begging for a parody.

A Kiss for the Hopelessly Jaded

Mark Morford | Posted 05.25.2014 | Media
Mark Morford

Do not misunderstand. Some (most?) pop culture chyme comes predisposed to caricature, and frequently deserves parody (Hi, Kanye West). But in the case of a humble and heartfelt, low-budget moment, parody can also be the sincerest form of casual cruelty.

Watch What Happens When 10 Gay Strangers Are Asked To Kiss For The First TIme

Posted 03.24.2014 | Gay Voices

Another day, another parody of the viral "First Kiss" video that stole the hearts of millions and later turned out to be an advertisement for a Los An...

Students Create Tongue-In-Cheek 'First Kiss' Parody Video For Sex Week

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.21.2014 | College

Northwestern University students are celebrating "Sex Week" on campus, and what better way to highlight the event than with a quite literal tongue-in-...

The Story Behind "First Kiss"

Tatia Pilieva | Posted 05.17.2014 | Good News
Tatia Pilieva

Instinctually I knew that if we did this project, we'd need to approach it as a documentary to capture the intimacy and we'd have to control it visually to catch the unpredictable nature of what was going to happen in front of the camera.

WATCH: Homophobes Get Their 'First Gay Hug'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.17.2014 | Gay Voices

Last week's viral "First Kiss" video stole the hearts of millions -- and later turned out the be an advertisement for a Los Angeles-based clothing com...

The Real Story Behind 'When Strangers Kiss' From A Kisser Herself

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 03.14.2014 | Women

They were the kisses seen 'round the world: a black-and-white video gorgeously shot by director Tatia Pilieva, documenting two strangers meeting for t...

It Was Only A Matter Of Time Before Someone Made A 'First Kiss' Parody With Puppies

Posted 03.13.2014 | Arts

Earlier this week the internet was introduced to "First Kiss", a video of what appeared to be strangers locking lips for the sake of art. Soon after, ...

First Kisses, Intimacy and Eternity

Rabbi Menachem Creditor | Posted 05.12.2014 | Weddings
Rabbi Menachem Creditor

A kiss is not just a kiss, no matter what Herman Humphrey's 1931 famous song "As Time Goes By" suggests. The touch of someone's lips on your own is ...

What Happens When 20 Strangers Are Paired Off And Asked To Kiss? Magic

Posted 03.11.2014 | Good News

In seconds, a first kiss can go from insanely awkward to completely perfect. Filmmaker Tatia Pilieva managed to capture that transformation in her ...

Brennan Williams

WATCH: How To Direct The Perfect Valentine's Day Kiss

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.20.2014 | Black Voices

What goes into a perfect kiss? You need skill and technique, and a lot of communication with your significant other. Everybody's personal preferences ...

Better to Be Straight If You Can

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 02.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

I asked my lesbian mother whether she would prefer if I turned out gay or straight. We were in my loft bed: a private place at the top of the world, perfect for a hushed conversation like this. I was aware of the topic's sensitivity and I knew I'd put her in a bind.

Sealed With A Kiss! 12 Incredible Wedding Smooches

Posted 08.31.2013 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Lover.ly Beautiful first kisses are just par for the course at a wedding or in engagement photos, but once the honeymoon is ov...