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Women Can Hit On Men

Sarah Fader | Posted 06.10.2014 | Women
Sarah Fader

Women, we do not need to hold back our sexuality or our desire towards the opposite sex. If you want to ask a man out for coffee or drinks or hot f*cking chocolate, I have three words for you: Go for it.

I'm Ready to Stop Hiding My History of Sexual Abuse

Briana Vargas | Posted 06.10.2014 | College
Briana Vargas

My therapist probably doesn't want me to write this. When you're trying to heal, it's not particularly healthy to reopen the wound. I'm not writing this because it's healthy; I'm writing because I need to stop hiding.

Southern Sundays and Sex: A Memoir

Sharon Kay Edwards | Posted 06.10.2014 | Religion
Sharon Kay Edwards

Looking back, I can't help but laugh at the irony of the situation. We failed to see eye-to-eye on the simplest of doctrines, but had zero problem meeting crotch to crotch in the middle of the night.

5 Terrifying Sex Toys That Prove We're Overthinking Sex

Cracked | Posted 04.10.2014 | Weird News

Sometimes when I sit in front of the fire in my smoking jacket, idly sipping Scotch and browsing through the latest issue of Sexy Sex Sexology on Sexu...

The Simple Thing That Could Save Your Sex Life

Melissa White | Posted 06.10.2014 | Women
Melissa White

Just as you wouldn't wear the wrong size shoe and just as you may fully understand the subtlety of a perfect fitting bra, a well fitting condom will take your (and your partner's) mind off of the condom and on to giving and receiving pleasure.

A Complex Cocktail: Alcohol, Sex and Cute, Monogamous Mammals

Rob Brooks | Posted 06.09.2014 | Science
Rob Brooks

I'm fascinated to see how the world's media covers a paper out this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS). It has an irresistible combination of clickbait-ready elements: a cute small mammal, booze and serious questions about monogamy.

5 Things That May Be To Blame For Your Sexless Marriage

Lindsey Ellison | Posted 06.15.2014 | Divorce
Lindsey Ellison

As women, we do a wonderful job blaming ourselves for the lack of romance in our marriage.

Taking a Community Approach to Campus Sexual Assault Prevention

Robert Pleasants | Posted 06.09.2014 | College
Robert Pleasants

Ending sexual assault is not a "women's issue," and until we change our thinking to include everyone in the effort, we won't begin to see a significant decline in this form of violence. This move toward a more inclusive community approach has gained traction in the last decade, a trend I've noticed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Innermost Secret of Passover Seder: Charoset

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 06.08.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

There it sits on the Seder plate: charoset, a delicious paste of chopped nuts, chopped fruits, spices, and wine. So the question would seem obvious: Why is there charoset on the Seder plate? That's the most secret Question at the Seder.

Jezebel, Pocahottie, Mami, and China Doll: Highlighting Racialized Sexual Violence

Anahvia Taiyib | Posted 04.08.2014 | College
Anahvia Taiyib

Sexual violence has always been racialized (as well as gender-biased), and there is no one narrative that can fully capture the diversity of experiences. I reject the idea that there is a "universal womanhood" and universal experiences that all women share.

How Cancer Screws Young Adults' Sex Lives

Lauren Sczudlo | Posted 06.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Lauren Sczudlo

It's taken me two years to understand that my cancer wasn't cured overnight or without help, and my sex issues are part of the same healing journey.

Belle Knox's Porn Crusade Is Fantasy, Not Feminism

Stefanie Williams | Posted 06.04.2014 | College
Stefanie Williams

I really, really hate Duke. I'll preface this whole thing by laying out my unabashed (and probably illogical) disdain for the Blue Devils up front. Ha...

The Seven B's of Attachment Parenting, Um, with Some Commentary

Brian Leaf | Posted 05.30.2014 | Parents
Brian Leaf

Precepts scare me. My mind can turn any set of precepts into another explanation of why I have failed and my family will need some serious therapy. Ju...

Silence Is the Enemy in Ending Sexual Violence

Roger Canaff | Posted 06.04.2014 | Impact
Roger Canaff

Silence is the best protection from the deep sting of a negative response. But tragically, silence is also the greatest weapon of those who make the choice to rape us.

The Embarrassing Thing That Happened During Midlife Sex

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 06.04.2014 | Fifty
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

It seems, pushing 50, that I've turned a corner where sex has to be taken more seriously. Apparently I'm going to have to suit up, cleat up and step up my game in order to stay on the field. Case in point. The other night I stopped my husband, Henry, in the midst of our mating ritual.

My Niece's Story Is the Reason I Say "No More" to Sexual Assault

Tom Reed | Posted 06.04.2014 | Impact
Tom Reed

Over the last year, my family experienced firsthand the issue of sexual assault when my niece was raped. It was her senior prom night -- a night many young women look back on with fond memories.

ReThink Review: Nymph()maniac vol. I and II -- When Sex Gets Unsexy

Jonathan Kim | Posted 06.04.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Mark Burnett's Jesus movie Son of God clocks in at two hours and 18 minutes. But director Lars Von Trier knows that if you want to tell a story about someone important, like a nymphomaniac, you're going to need more time, which is why his Nymph()maniac is made up of two films with a combined running time of four hours.

5 Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Commitment

Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW | Posted 06.03.2014 | Divorce
Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW

It makes sense that people in their 20s and 30s might hedge their bets and see relationships as risky if they watched their parents' marriage fail, or even relatives and friends parents' marriage collapse.

Even Men Blame Themselves for Rape

Kelly Kendziorski | Posted 06.03.2014 | College
Kelly Kendziorski

People like to talk about sex, but talking about rape is a lot harder. For the past year and a half, I've been making a documentary on rape, so I've gotten some practice.

10 Strangest Sex Laws in the USA

SmarterTravel | Posted 06.02.2014 | Weird News
SmarterTravel

These bizarre rules of attraction give a whole new meaning to the term "penal code."

On the Policing of Female Sexuality

Yirssi Bergman | Posted 06.02.2014 | Women
Yirssi Bergman

This paradigm, that women are supposed to be beacons of purity throughout the span of their lives, while "boys will be boys" is tiresome and outdated. Women are sexual beings too, and should be able to explore and enjoy their sexuality as much as they want to without being judged or chastised for it.

How Aging Actually Improves Your Sex Life

Posted 04.02.2014 | Fifty

Many dread the entrance into their senior years, fearing that it will mark the end of a bountiful sex life. Joan Price, author of 'Naked At Our Age' j...

Is the Beta Man a Hard Sell?

Dr. Sonya Rhodes | Posted 06.02.2014 | Women
Dr. Sonya Rhodes

He may be tamer sexually because he is sensitive and doesn't want his sexual needs to dominate. Betas may be gentle, not rough lovers. They try to intuit your needs and seek to put yours ahead of theirs, which Alphas definitely don't.

Why Doesn't He Want to Have Sex With Me?

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 06.02.2014 | Women
Dr. Gail Gross

You're lying in bed bumping up against that body next to you, seething with hurt and anger. You haven't been touched or reached for in more months than you care to count.

How My Fifth-Grade Self Helped Me on My Fertility Quest

Jolie Jenkins | Posted 06.01.2014 | Parents
Jolie Jenkins

I've always imagined having kids. And I always thought that when I was ready to be a mother, it would happen in a snap. A decade into our marriage, we felt ready. We excitedly began trying and nothing happened. Well, something happened: I couldn't get pregnant.