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Why Do We Orgasm At All?

William McKibbin | Posted 04.19.2013 | TED Weekends
William McKibbin

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideoThe jury's still out on female orgasm, but what about males? Much more straightforward, right? Well, yes and no.

Is Achieving Orgasm As Simple As It Sounds?

Vanessa Pinto | Posted 04.18.2013 | TED Weekends
Vanessa Pinto

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideoOrgasm is something that is so unique to each person, it is a process of trial and error for countless women to figure out exactly how that works for them.

Why Stop Orgasm Research At Climax?

Marnia Robinson | Posted 04.17.2013 | TED Weekends
Marnia Robinson

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideoMary Roach's irreverent orgasm trivia reminds us that researchers, like porn makers, tend to snap their notebooks shut right after the money shot. Yet some of the most intriguing findings about orgasm may lie beyond its brief fireworks.

Shame Has No Place In The Bedroom

Jill Di Donato | Posted 04.17.2013 | TED Weekends
Jill Di Donato

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideoTaboos change with the times. And though they might bring excitement, they may come with shame. Shame has no place in the bedroom.

10 Tips For Hot Solo Sex After 50

Joan Price | Posted 02.13.2013 | Fifty
Joan Price

Sex isn't just partner sex. Many of us don't have partners, yet keeping our sexual selves vibrant and healthy is crucial for many reasons. It's true that if we don't use it, we lose it -- and that's true for both women and men.

Why Do Women Have Orgasms? 2 Very Scientific Theories

Kristen Mark | Posted 02.10.2013 | Women
Kristen Mark

Why do women have orgasms? Most of the time, I'm so occupied with answering questions about why some women don't have orgasms that I rarely stop to think about why women do have orgasms. It's a good question, really.

Oh Come All Ye Grateful

Anne Vitiello | Posted 01.21.2013 | Women
Anne Vitiello

Why oh why is there still so much debate and misinformation out there?

The Fearless Orgasm

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 01.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

I often have female patients seeing me because they can't achieve an orgasm when they are with their partners. Seeing me is usually their last ditch effort to try to fix things and usually after several visits to various medical professionals.

More Vagina Travelogues

Naomi Wolf | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Naomi Wolf

I keep learning more eye-opening information about my fellow human beings as I travel around the country talking about Vagina: A New Biography. The adventures continue.

The Hidden G-Spot On Men, From Dr. Pepper Schwartz (WATCH)

Posted 08.16.2013 | MarloThomas

The prostate gland is the key to a hidden male G-Spot. Love and relationship expert Dr. Pepper Schwartz discussed how to find this special spot on a m...

Would You Get A $1,000 Injection For Your G-Spot?

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.23.2012 | Women

Would you get a injection in your vagina that cost upwards of $1,000 if it promised months of enhanced sexual pleasure and heightened orgasms? Acco...

Let's Give Them Something to Talk About!

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 12.22.2012 | Women
Rachel Braun Scherl

It doesn't much matter to me if Vagina is a good book, a stupid book, a book based in science or a figment of the author's imagination. It is more important that a productive, respectful conversation about female sexual satisfaction is actually taking place.

Orgasm: 8 Things You Didn't Know

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul They do a lot more than put a flush in your cheeks. As a reminder, always consult your doctor for medical advice and treatme...

Penis Size Matters in Bed, Study Finds

Posted 10.08.2012 | Women

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 10/08/2012 11:36 AM EDT on LiveScience Contrary to the reassuring catchphrase "s...

What You Need to Know about Naomi Wolf and Vagina

Jane Czyzselska | Posted 11.25.2012 | Women
Jane Czyzselska

Since Naomi Wolf released Vagina: A New Biography, we've seen an endless number of personal attacks masquerading as critique and a denigration of the author's work, mental health and intelligence -- critiques no man would dare to make, lest he be accused of misogyny.

I Want to Live Longer, So I'm Having More Sex

Sienna Jae Fein | Posted 11.19.2012 | Fifty
Sienna Jae Fein

Dr. Aubrey De Grey, a biomedical gerontologist, has famously said that the person who will live to be 150 has already been born. I hope this means that soon no one will dare to think that a 60th birthday is a cutoff date for sexual endeavor. Who wants to live their last 90 years without sex?

'Vagina': The Authorized Biography?

Paul Raeburn | Posted 11.18.2012 | Books
Paul Raeburn

I have not read the book. And I don't plan to. But I thought I should note that Vagina: A New Biography, by the feminist writer Naomi Wolf, has drawn scorn from science bloggers and literary critics alike.

Have An Orgasm HOW?

Jill Di Donato | Posted 11.17.2012 | Women
Jill Di Donato

One of the perks of writing about sex is that when you disclose this information at cocktail parties, people tend to confess scandalous tidbits, and in this case, very useful information.

How To Make Hookups More Fun

Salon | Posted 09.05.2012 | Women

As a scientist who studies sex, and as a sex educator (I teach college-level human sexuality classes at Indiana University and have written the Kinsey...

There Is Such Thing As Too Many Orgasms

Posted 08.27.2012 | Women

Believe it or not, there is such thing as too many orgasms. Kim Ramsey, a 44-year-old nurse living in Montclair, N.J., is plagued by 100 orgasms a...

Journey of a (Mom’s) Sex Toy

Wendy Widom | Posted 10.21.2012 | Parents
Wendy Widom

Yes, I -- a married mom -- took a sex class. The teacher was very gung-ho about mechanical apparatuses, and since she seemed to know her stuff and I'm an ambitious student, I thought, 'why not?'

WATCH: How Do I Find My G-Spot? From Dr. Sue Johnson

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Relationship expert Dr. Sue Johnson went above and beyond the call of duty to discuss how to find your G-Spot when she met with me on Mondays With Mar...

Why Fifty Shades of Grey Might Be Your Best Therapy

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 10.15.2012 | Fifty
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

Maybe want to play the edge of power with their partners and shift the power back and forth in an interesting way. Maybe they want to stop accommodating everyone and everything in their sphere.

Bored In Bed? 5 Ways To Do It Better

Dr. Logan Levkoff | Posted 09.25.2012 | Women
Dr. Logan Levkoff

Consider this elective homework. If you haven't been doing the following things, maybe you should try them.

Is Sex Better Without An Orgasm?

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 09.13.2012 | Women

“7 Tips For Achieving Orgasm" "Getting Your Orgasm Back After 40” “The 5 Best Positions For Achieving Orgasm” The headlines are cle...