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How's Your (Sexual) Health

Dana Van Gorder | Posted 07.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Van Gorder

Sexual health is about much more than avoiding the possible negative consequences that can come from sex; it is about overall well-being, about caring for ourselves and others.

8 Signs My Husband Needs Sex

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 07.22.2014 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

It was time. I could tell it was time because Henry, who usually traverses the house with the stealth of an experienced hunter tracking a herd of jitt...

BB and Me: Close Calls

Matthew Terrell | Posted 07.21.2014 | Gay Voices
Matthew Terrell

I remember how skinny Charlie was when he took off his clothes to hop into Randy's hot tub. He'd clearly lost weight while he was sick, and his developing man-muscles were much more defined now. His small frame, with its taught skin and toned muscles, both alarmed me and titillated me.

Why Backdoor Play Won't 'Turn Him Gay'

Em & Lo | Posted 07.19.2014 | Style
Em & Lo

We get a lot of advice questions into EMandLO.com around the concern many straight men have with receiving -- and, heaven forbid, enjoying -- a little...

Concerned about Public Health? Stop Fighting PrEP

Chris Sosa | Posted 07.21.2014 | Gay Voices
Chris Sosa

Let's face it: The reason this therapy is even battling criticism is because it stirs up people's feelings about promiscuity, not because it's ineffective.

6 Life Lessons I Learned From Talking About Sex With Our Son

Michelle Maldonado | Posted 07.21.2014 | Parents
Michelle Maldonado

I asked him if there were anything he wanted to talk about. He immediately blurted out, "Yes, but I can't say it... It's, it's too disgusting.... It's too horrible. And, plus, I'm not even sure it's real. It may have all been just a big fat lie!"

Kate Bratskeir

This Badass 85-Year-Old's Answer To Everything? More Sex

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 05.21.2014 | Fifty

If you're not following legendary sex therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer on Twitter, you are robbing yourself of some serious joy. The German-born 85-ye...

Lamenting The One That (Sort Of) Got Away

Katie Tandy | Posted 07.20.2014 | Women
Katie Tandy

I watched his world get smaller and smaller as my horizons grew broader and broader until the vision of "us" made no sense at all. And yet, I still harbored a creeping feeling we would sort it all out.

Female Sexuality Before Mrs. Carter

Courtney McKinney | Posted 07.20.2014 | Women
Courtney McKinney

Beyoncé is all about control, and because of that she may be the best entertainer on the planet right now. Sensuality can be about control, sex can be about control, but the idea of losing yourself in another person -- I don't get that when I listen to Bey.

This Is America's Best Kept Sex Secret

Michele Weiner-Davis | Posted 07.20.2014 | Divorce
Michele Weiner-Davis

Nagging simply isn't an aphrodisiac.

Donald Sterling, V. Stiviano and Magic Johnson -- 'I Am Not a Racist, But...'

Earl Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 07.18.2014 | Black Voices
Earl Smith, Ph.D.

For many of us watching the Donald Sterling saga unfold -- the rants, the Anderson Cooper interviews -- it all made little sense and just seemed to ge...

WOW: Erykah Badu Shares Steamy Sex Tips

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.27.2014 | Black Voices

--Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Erykah Badu shares personal sex tips on how to keep the fire burning in the bedroom. (Erykah Badu’s Twitter...

Why Men Aren't Meant To Have Reliable Erections Until The Day They Die

Mark Matousek | Posted 07.19.2014 | Fifty
Mark Matousek

The night when impotence first crossed my mind announced my fall from grace as a man. I was 14 years old, a blissful stranger to the histrionics of the male erection. My own was something I took for granted.

Sex and Good Grammar

Renee Fisher | Posted 07.16.2014 | Comedy
Renee Fisher

The rules of the English language are gradually being reduced to mild suggestions, to be used only in the event of being in fifth grade. For actual everyday life, which includes newscasts and TV talk shows, language is less dependable.

Boys in Chairs: My First Time, 11 Years Later

Andrew Morrison-Gurza | Posted 07.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Andrew Morrison-Gurza

As quickly as those words entered my ears, I became the boy in the chair. Immediately an outsider in a group that was supposed to embrace outsiders.

Causes and Consequences of the Duckface

Jenny Davis | Posted 07.16.2014 | Technology
Jenny Davis

The propensity to utilize such a facial contortion, one that renders the face acceptably feminine, is rooted in a cultural value system in which physical beauty is deeply connected to self-worth.

The Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls and What We Must Teach Our Daughters

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 07.15.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

I have a confession. I have been up all night feeling sickened. I am sickened with worry about the plight of the hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped from their school-Chibok Government Girls Secondary School in Nigeria.

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach Talks 'Kosher Lust'

Religion News Service | Lauren Markoe | Posted 05.15.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Celebrity Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, spiritual counselor to Michael Jackson, onetime Republican candidate for Congress and author of the best-sellin...

Friends First, Lovers Last... Or Else...

D.J. Wilson | Posted 07.13.2014 | Books
D.J. Wilson

This past Saturday, writing the ending to my latest novel, Ride To Restoration, I had an epiphany.

Want to Be Healthier? Flirt More

Anthony Meindl | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Anthony Meindl

Psychologist Shawn Achor, who has done trailblazing work in the area of brain research connected to happiness, developed a term called "the happiness ...

7 Common Fertility Myths, Busted

LiveScience | Rachael Rettner | Posted 05.14.2014 | Women

By: Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 05/13/2014 12:02 PM EDT on LiveScience There are many things couples trying to have a baby can do to...

Where Does the Spark Go After Saying "I Do?"

M. Gary Neuman | Posted 07.13.2014 | Weddings
M. Gary Neuman

From day one, think TEAM. Remember that a team sees the problem as the enemy, whereas struggling couples see each other as the enemy.

10 Steps to Lasting Longer in Bed

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 07.12.2014 | Style
Jonathan Alpert

Premature ejaculation is defined as the male reaching orgasm sooner than he or his partner wishes. It's a common occurrence that's rarely related to ...

Why I Prefer to Have Sex on (or Before) the First Date

Jeremy Helligar | Posted 07.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Jeremy Helligar

Does sex too soon ruin relationships before they begin? Well, consider this: With one exception (by far the most disastrous of all my relationships), I slept with every guy who became my boyfriend on or before our first date.

My Advice For Dads-To-Be About Keeping Romance Alive

Vincent Daly | Posted 07.12.2014 | Parents
Vincent Daly

Every so often -- be it on date night, or at an event such as a wedding we attend alone -- we rediscover each other, laugh a lot about the insanity of it all, and connect once again.