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Now That the Election Is Over, What Should We Do?

Shayne Looper | Posted 11.21.2016 | Religion
Shayne Looper

It would be a mistake to confuse giving support with giving approval. Over the last eight years, I have both supported the president and objected to his policies. Now I will do the same.

Sperm Count: Fifty Shades of Janovic Paint

Francis Levy | Posted 06.20.2016 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Fifty Shades of Grey is such a ubiquitous part of the collective unconscious that's its spawned a TV series, Submission, in which the characters' fant...

25 Things You Might Want to Know About Your Partner Before You Tie the Knot

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 05.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

And yet, engaging in the dialogue that can ensue from these questions can be the very thing that we need to do in order to support the health and vitality of our relationship and to minimize the likelihood of being "broadsided" by some very unsettling revelations further down the road.

The Trailer For 'Submission' Puts The Sex In 'Fifty Shades' To Shame

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 04.29.2016 | Entertainment

If "Fifty Shades of Grey" was meant for the "mom" crowd, then Showtime's new scripted mini-series “Submission” is for the more adventurous type. F...

How Understanding the Difference Between Desires and Fantasies Can Save Your Sex life

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 03.17.2016 | Women
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

Sharing your hottest sexual movie will take self-awareness, conscious communication and non-judgmental acceptance. It will also require the ability to know and share your boundaries, the willingness to learn instead of feeling like you already need to know, and a whole lot of creativity.

Dye in the Color of God (Pun Intended)

Sohale Sizar | Posted 12.07.2015 | Religion
Sohale Sizar

Various religious traditions seek to transform the ego and dye it with a Transcendent Reality. But what does this Coloring actually look like? I mean, it is easy to theoretically discuss the process of coloring as a metaphor for spirituality. But, what does it actually mean to us now in this moment?

Knausgaard on Houellebecq

Francis Levy | Posted 11.09.2016 | Books
Francis Levy

What a brilliant idea to assign a writer whose name is even more unpronounceable that the writer he is reviewing? What an equally brilliant idea to as...

Is Michel Houellebecq The French Jonathan Franzen?

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 11.10.2015 | Arts

I have a small confession to make: I have never read the books of Karl Ove Knausgaard. I’d be embarrassed to admit this, save that Knausgaard makes...

One-Dimensional Man?

Francis Levy | Posted 05.27.2015 | Books
Francis Levy

Michel Houellebecq and Herbert Marcuse would have different agendas, but they might offer the same diagnosis about dark side of pleasure seeking.

'Fifty Shades of Grey' -- From the Personal to the Political

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 05.10.2015 | Women
Jane Simon, M.D.

To turn to the real world, it is not uncommon to find households in which one parent dominates another. The power play in turn impacts the children.

Growing Up Kinky

Dr. Gloria Brame | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dr. Gloria Brame

Growing up kinky, queer, non-binary, and non-heteronormative is a mixed bag that often includes struggles and self-doubt. But you grow up, and chances are that you will find that person or those people who don't just accept you but are grateful for who you turned out to be.

ReThink Review: Fifty Shades of Grey -- Why Now?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 04.15.2015 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Timing and technology may have conspired to make a story like Fifty Shades of Grey a runaway success, but its poor grasp of bondage and dominant/submissive power dynamics may send a dangerous message farther and faster than we would ever want.

Please Stop Spitting on Me During Sex

Matthew Terrell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matthew Terrell

There is absolutely no need for you to spit on me while we are having intercourse, and, honestly, the spitting causes more problems than anything else. I don't know what porn you saw this in, but please stop doing it. I don't know why you find it attractive, because I certainly don't.

4 Ways To Get Your Poetry Noticed

| Posted 03.19.2014 | Books

By Writer's Relief Staff: Generally, literary journal editors encourage authors to submit three to five poems at once for consideration. The que...

The Only Christmas Song You'll Ever Need To Hear

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.24.2014 | Arts

It's not unexpected that we get a multitude of submissions sent in to us here at The Huffington Post. What is unexpected, however, is this submission ...

Breaking Down UFC 160

Dan Shapiro | Posted 07.21.2013 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Velasquez and Silva previously met inside the octagon a year ago in a non-title fight, with the now-champion easily dismissing "Big Foot" at 3:36 of the first round, bloodying the Brazilian with a vicious ground-and-pound assault.

Madison Young's Sexy BDSM Tips (Part 2)

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

In my last piece, Madison was here to dish the details on BDSM basics. That piece focused more on how to connect with sexuality and how to open lines of communication with your partner. This week Madison will get into the heavy-duty stuff!

Harvard S&M Club In Session!

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.30.2012 | College

Harvard University, home to the best and the brightest, now has an official club for the kinkiest. Harvard College Munch for the BDSM set will be a...

Why Women Love 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 11.05.2012 | Books
Jennifer Hamady

The requirement of pleasure, delivered by a gorgeous, skilled, and smitten someone who knows our bodies and desires better than we do.... Is there really any question as to why these books are so popular?

A Hundred Shades of Grey: Are Sexual Submission and Gender Equality Mutually Exclusive?

Randi Gunther | Posted 07.04.2012 | Women
Randi Gunther

We encourage girls to adore their Snow Whites and Cinderellas from the time they are old enough to emulate them. I never remember those rescued damsels-in-distress feeling forced to comply.

Humans Hard-wired For Kinky Sex, Study Says

YourTango | Posted 06.27.2012 | Weird News

Is the desire for kinky sex in our genes? Possibly, according to a study conducted by Dr. Patricia Hawley and Will Henley about the nature of submissi...

50 Shades Of Submission: An Interview With A Real-Life Submissive, Madison Young

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

Lately I've been struggling with my role in the bedroom. Do I really like getting spanked because it feels good, or have I internalized my abusive past? I went searching for answers from the gorgeous Madison Young.

50 Shades of Grey = A Message to Man Up!

Paul LaRosa | Posted 05.12.2012 | Books
Paul LaRosa

The runaway bestseller 50 Shades of Grey written by an Australian woman named E.L. James, clearly has captured the hearts and hormones of women acros...

Communication: Struggles Between Poly Star-Crossed Lovers

Amy Shiner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Amy Shiner

I guess you could say that if two people communicate, share common bonds and emotions they are in a relationship. However, I don't consider my best friend from childhood to be in a poly relationship with me.

Why Equality Is Essential To Marital Bliss

Dr. Fran Cohen Praver | Posted 03.07.2012 | Weddings
Dr. Fran Cohen Praver

High in the skies of euphoric love, if any red flags pop up, you manage not to see them. Once you fall in love, parts of the brain go dormant -- the parts responsible for wariness, suspicion, discrimination.