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Madison Young on Beautiful Porn, Revealing All, Fearing Nothing & Her New Memoir Daddy

David Henry Sterry | Posted 07.15.2014 | Books
David Henry Sterry

I first met Madison Young when we performed together on the same bill at the Center for Sex and Culture in San Francisco. I was immediately struck by the wonderful mass of contradictions. Smart but humble. Cute but fierce. Physical but articulate. Frankly, everything you'd want in a porn star.

Top 10 Things We Will Tell Our Daughters About Sex

Em & Lo | Posted 07.10.2014 | Women
Em & Lo

Writing about sex for the past 15 years has also given us plenty of time to think about how we'd like to raise our daughters, and how we will talk to them (and in some cases, are talking to them) about sex. Here are the top 10 things we want them -- eventually -- to know and understand.

True Story: I Fell in Love With a Felon

Ravishly | Posted 07.10.2014 | Women
Ravishly

Zangeif got in a work-release program. This meant that he was allowed to work while in jail. At every shift, I drove to his restaurant and had sneaky makeout sessions with him. I'd be lying if I said that his sentence provided no additional thrill -- defiance is hot.

Is My Husband Gay, Straight or Bi?

Joe Kort, Ph.D. | Posted 07.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Joe Kort, Ph.D.

"Is my husband gay?" is a question women ask me on a regular basis. This question comes from having either found gay porn on the computer or discovere...

Economic Dependence Promotes Prudishness

Rob Brooks | Posted 07.09.2014 | Science
Rob Brooks

More often than not, women's economic dependence on men is bundled up with strong views against sexual promiscuity. But why? Are economic dependence and anti-promiscuity morality both symptoms of the same cause? Patriarchy, perhaps? Or does one bring about the other?

You're In Charge Of Your Body. I Still Get To Make Rules.

John Kinnear | Posted 07.09.2014 | Parents
John Kinnear

Here's the problem with shirts and bumper stickers and sound bites. They boil everything down into a simple digestible message that, while catchy and convenient, is also easily misconstrued.

The Truth About Boomer Sex

Renee Fisher | Posted 07.09.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Although her memories certainly still involve body positions she would now need manuals to achieve, she would welcome any research that would take into account her current arthritis and other unmentionable issues.

Why Sex Toy Shopping Is No Longer a Dirty Little Secret

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 07.09.2014 | Women
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

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.

The Simple Trick To Better Sex Is Hiding In Your Kitchen

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.10.2014 | Divorce

It's been said that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but new research suggests it can do a lot more than that. A new study published in Archi...

I Arranged Blind Marriages: Confessions of a Married at First Sight Expert

Dr. Logan Levkoff | Posted 07.08.2014 | Women
Dr. Logan Levkoff

I worry that we are so used to jumping in and out of relationships that we don't even know what's worth fighting for anymore.

Hobby Lobby Is Already about Us: LGBT Hetero-Sex

Amy Andre | Posted 07.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Amy Andre

When was the last time you asked your lesbian BFF what kind of birth control she uses? Your gay neighbor if any of his female lovers are on the pill? Your bisexual bowling league buddies... well, anything p-in-v related whatsoever?

7 Absolutely Insane Sex Facts From Around The World

YourTango | Posted 07.07.2014 | Weird News

In general, most of us like to get it on. This is just one of the many things that make us great. But when it comes to sex, how educated are you on th...

7 Ways To Have 'Vacation Sex' At Home

Doug and Leslie Gustafson | Posted 07.08.2014 | Weddings
Doug and Leslie Gustafson

We believe there is really no mystery here. When we go away, we manufacture the ingredients that make sex work. These same ingredients can work at home if we know what they are and build them into our lives. Here are some crucial ones.

Conservative Women Also Use Birth Control: The Hobby Lobby Decision Hurts All Women

H. A. Goodman | Posted 07.03.2014 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

A blatant disregard for the reality of sexual behavior in America, coupled with the belief that one's religion trumps the healthcare needs of even conservative women, is the real story behind the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision.

Hot Sex vs. Dirty Laundry

Renee Fisher | Posted 07.14.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Older adults might switch fascination from the bedroom to the bathroom, where one's sexual moves would be replaced by the desire for regular movements. Or, they might choose whichever room in the house would be their napping place.

Slut-Shaming for the Righteous

Mark Morford | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics
Mark Morford

To make amends and shore up the "angry bigot" vote, the GOP quickly made the (very bizarre) decision to jump back on the warpath against their once-timid old nemesis, an enemy that has now become, much to their confusion, the most potent foe imaginable: women.

How I Got Into a Threesome

Sybil Adelman Sage | Posted 07.01.2014 | Comedy
Sybil Adelman Sage

There was little reason to consider having a threesome when I was single. It was hard enough to find one guy who made me want to shave my legs. If two reasonable men materialized, I would pass one along to a girlfriend.

The Most Important Thing To Know About Sex After Divorce

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 07.01.2014 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

I'm not really sure I know a man or woman who doesn't enjoy sex. Those passionate moments that take your breath away are wonderful and exciting and fun! But when it comes to sex after divorce, I want to stress the importance of safe sex.

What Your Dreams Reveal About Your Love Life

Steve Mason | Posted 07.01.2014 | Books
Steve Mason

In her new book "The Complete Dream Book of Love and Relationships" Gillian Holloway reveals the meaning of dreams and what they say about your romant...

Illness and Dating

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
SidneyAnne Stone

The dating world can be so difficult to navigate -- even on a good day. For someone battling illness, it becomes a whole new kind of challenge. As i...

The 2 Biggest Questions About Cosleeping

Brian Leaf | Posted 07.01.2014 | Parents
Brian Leaf

Gwen and I have decided to cosleep. That means that little baby Noah sleeps in bed with us. Cosleeping brings up a few questions and concerns and sometimes even an angry mob with pitchforks and torches.

Sexual Rejection From Your Partner Damages Your Self-Esteem

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

When your partner consistently avoids sex and intimacy, or on the rare occasion when they are willing, are obviously doing so reluctantly -- the accumulations of repeated rejections are likely to have a big impact on your self-esteem.

For Six Days, I Almost Had HIV

Sarah Gladstone | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Gladstone

Nothing was more scary, nothing shook me more than that limbo state. True, I was never really at high risk of contraction, but rational reasoning goes out the door when you're told preliminarily that your entire timeline could be skewed so far off the map that there's no recognition of the future you'd imagined.

What I Realized About My First Sexual Experience

Katie Tandy | Posted 07.02.2014 | Women
Katie Tandy

I can't decide if it's sad, strange or neither that I don't know when I realized that was my first orgasm.

Kristina Wong's Vagina Expounds on the Broadness of Queerness

Kristina Wong | Posted 07.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Kristina Wong

So you are probably wondering, why is a vagina giving a keynote speech at a queer conference? What does this vagina know about being queer and Asian more than a gold star queer person who can speak to these issues?