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A Look Behind the Bedroom Door at What's Causing Your Low Libido

Anita H. Clayton, MD | Posted 02.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Anita H. Clayton, MD

In today's pop culture, sex appears to be everywhere, especially as the 50 Shades of Grey books and movie continue to spur conversation about sexual d...

I'm 18 And Have Never Been Kissed

Posted 02.25.2015 | Teen

Throughout the next few months, HuffPost Teen is highlighting the way teens think and feel about sex through anecdotes written for our series, "Teen S...

Fifty Shades of Blush: Why Is It So Hard to Talk To Kids About Sex?

Deborah M. Roffman | Posted 02.20.2015 | Parents
Deborah M. Roffman

Psychologists tell us that denial is the mind's first defense mechanism against anxiety. So, what exactly, are we so afraid of? And, exactly what kind of harm do we fear?

Fifty Shades of Grey and the Sexual (Mis)Education of Boys

Jackson Katz | Posted 02.19.2015 | Women
Jackson Katz

One of the most important goals of gender violence prevention work is to teach boys and young men that violence is not manly, and abuse is not sexy. To the extent that this movie complicates our efforts, it harms not just women. It also does damage to young heterosexual men.

50 Shades of... Relax Already!

Drs. Bill and Ginger Bercaw | Posted 02.18.2015 | Women
Drs. Bill and Ginger Bercaw

Yes, there are real sex/violence issues to be concerned about and you don't have to look far to find them. But let's just leave 50 Shades where it belongs -- in fantasy-land.

This Valentine's Day, It's Time for Real Sex Ed for NYC

Joan Malin | Posted 02.12.2015 | New York
Joan Malin

As a leading sexual health care provider in New York City, Planned Parenthood of New York City knows all too well that the gaps that remain in New York City's sexual health education have a significant impact on young people's wellbeing.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Democrats Push Campus Sexual Assault Prevention Bill Recommended By UVA Students

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As universities and colleges face heightened scrutiny over their handling of campus rape, two Democratic senators want to expand public ...

Mississippi Burning: The Need for Comprehensive Sex Education

Jason Panda | Posted 02.03.2015 | Impact
Jason Panda

If Mississippi is committed to change -- instead of being content with leading the nation in gonorrhea and chlamydia -- it will begin to change its sexual education policy and learn how to properly engage educators like Sanford Johnson.

I Feel Like I'm Not A 'Man' Because I Haven't Had Sex

Posted 02.03.2015 | Teen

Throughout the next few months, HuffPost Teen is highlighting the way teens think and feel about sex through anecdotes written for our series, "Teen S...

Confessions Of A Teenage Christian Virgin

Posted 01.29.2015 | Teen

Throughout the next few months, HuffPost Teen is highlighting the way teens think and feel about sex through anecdotes written for our series, "Teen S...

The Real Lessons of the House Majority Leadership's Abortion Fiasco

Cecile Richards | Posted 01.25.2015 | Politics
Cecile Richards

As we reflect on the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade and House Majority leadership's abortion fiasco, let's make sure the lesson we learn is the right one.

Two Teens Push To Make Consent Part Of School District's Sex-Ed Program

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.23.2015 | Teen

When it comes to sex-ed, curriculums vary. Some schools teach abstinence-only, while others provide information about safe sex, but very few teach tee...

Happy 15th Anniversary, Religious Declaration on Sexual Morality, Justice, and Healing

Rev. Debra Haffner | Posted 01.22.2015 | Religion
Rev. Debra Haffner

Fifteen years ago, the Religious Declaration on Sexual Morality, Justice, and Healing was published in a full page ad in the New York Times, surrounded by the names of more than 800 of the country's leading religious leaders.

Sex is Haram

Coming of Faith | Posted 01.22.2015 | Religion
Coming of Faith

The lack of education and discussion about sex and sexuality is a problematic issue recurring in my community and others. We were indirectly taught our whole lives to just shut up, keep our legs closed, and not ask questions.

My Boyfriend Broke Up With Me Because I Wanted To Have Sex

Posted 01.14.2015 | Teen

Throughout the next few months, HuffPost Teen is highlighting the way teens think and feel about sex through anecdotes written for our series, "Teen S...

I Found Out I Was Pregnant On The Last Day Of 8th Grade

Posted 01.14.2015 | Teen

Throughout the next few months, HuffPost Teen is highlighting the way teens think and feel about sex through anecdotes written for our series, "Teen S...

To Me, Sex Is An Art Form

Posted 01.07.2015 | Teen

Throughout the next few months, HuffPost Teen is highlighting the way teens think and feel about sex through anecdotes written for our series, "Teen S...

The 2014 Best and Worst Sex List

Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T. | Posted 12.30.2014 | Women
Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T.

A lack of robust and healthy sex education is a set-up for the worst sexual issues we can imagine in society. We need to celebrate the fact that sex comes in every style, and experts agree that there's a wide range of sexual feelings and acts worthy of exploration, as long as they're consensual and don't harm anyone.

The Year My Mom Gave Me Condoms For Christmas

Aaron Gouveia | Posted 02.21.2015 | Parents
Aaron Gouveia

December 25, 1996. Or, as I call it, the Most. Awkward. Christmas. Ever.

A Sensible Anti-Abortion Policy

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 02.17.2015 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

For those who are serious about wanting to reduce the number of abortions in the United States, easy access to affordable and effective contraception, and ready advice about the proper use of contraception, is critical.

I Wish I Had Loved Myself Enough To Wait For Sex

Posted 12.28.2014 | Teen

Throughout the next few months, HuffPost Teen is highlighting the way teens think and feel about sex through anecdotes written for our series, "Teen S...

Dana Liebelson

Spending Bill Measure Could Give States Millions In Extra Dollars To Teach That Premarital Sex is Wrong

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 12.11.2014 | Politics

The spending package unveiled by Congress this week includes a new measure that allows states to get more federal funding -- potentially totaling mill...

Confessions Of A Half-Virgin

Posted 12.10.2014 | Teen

Throughout the next few months, HuffPost Teen is highlighting the way teens think and feel about sex through anecdotes written for our series, "Teen S...

9 Reasons To Love Your Vulva

Jill P. Weber, Ph.D. | Posted 02.03.2015 | Women
Jill P. Weber, Ph.D.

Research shows how you feel about your vulva matters, and it matters a lot. Here are nine reasons to work on accepting, and ultimately feeling blissful, about all parts of your body.

Why I Lie About Being A Virgin

Posted 12.04.2014 | Teen

Throughout the next few months, HuffPost Teen is highlighting the way teens think and feel about sex through anecdotes written for our series, "Teen S...