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Dear Men, Here's How To Respond When A Woman Says 'No'

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 07.01.2016 | Women

Men's Fitness magazine recently published -- and then deleted -- an article titled "How To Turn A 'No' Into A 'Yes.'" *Pause to slam head on desk* Wri...

A Quick (And Slightly Frightening) History Lesson On The Vibrator

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 05.31.2016 | Women

Woman's best friend (more commonly known as a vibrator) has a long and rich herstory. In a recent video produced by media site Super Deluxe, viewers ...

This Web Series Is Saying 'F**k Yes' To Consent

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 05.13.2016 | Women

A new web series shows that consent is really, really sexy. The series of digital shorts called "F**k Yes" highlights how affirmative consent is not ...

The Ideal Penis Size In 10 Countries

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 05.05.2016 | Women

What's the ideal penis length? Depends where you live. A new survey conducted by British online medical website Dr. Ed asked women and men from Europ...

F**k Your Idols: What Celebrity Worship Reveals About Female Sexuality

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.14.2016 | Arts

When I was 7 years old -- during that crucial, game-changing summer between second and third grade when you figure out who you are and what you want t...

Perfect Vending Machine Stocked With Plan B, Pregnancy Tests, Lube And Candy

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 03.18.2016 | Women

Now you can get a Plan B pill when you buy a Twix from the vending machine. Well, at least in one Brooklyn laundromat. Along with laundry machines, th...

What You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About The Hymen

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 12.30.2015 | Women

FYI: A woman can be sexually active and have an intact hymen. In a new video from truTV's series "Adam Ruins Everything," host Adam Conover and his g...

5 Reasons Women Need To Talk About Midlife Sex

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.10.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Barb DePree I grew up in the Midwest, where there’s not all that much talk about sex generally. I’ve seen som...

3 Things Every Woman Should Do After Sex

Oprah.com | Pam Masin | Posted 04.29.2016 | OWN

1. Use the Bathroom—but Only If You Actually Have to Pee You've probably heard that heading to the toilet pronto after sex will help you avoid a uri...

14 Women Get Real About Sex On The First Date

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 08.31.2015 | Women

As people stay in the dating pool longer than ever before, women are continuously inundated with advice on whether or not to sleep with someone on the...

What You Need To Know About The New Libido Pill For Women

LiveScience | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 08.24.2015 | Women

By: Elizabeth Palermo Published: 08/21/2015 10:58 AM EDT on LiveScience Some health professionals are reacting with more enthusiasm than others about ...

Woman Wore A Fitbit During Sex, Got Mansplained By Trolls

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 08.13.2015 | Women

A curious Reddit user monitored her heart rate using a Fitbit while she had sex and posted the results online. Naturally, the Internet trolls rolled i...

25 Things Every College Student Should Know About Love And Sex

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 08.13.2015 | Women

For incoming freshmen, college hookup culture can feel like a huge question mark with three options: have some one-night-stands, find the person you'r...

The Truth About Sex After Menopause

Erica Jagger | Posted 08.08.2015 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

What will happen when I go through menopause? Will my vaginal tissue thin to the point where I can no longer tolerate intercourse Do these changes happen to every post-menopausal woman, or just some? I set out to get answers.

Millennial Men Should Stop Worrying About Penis Size, Survey Suggests

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 07.27.2015 | Women

Does penis size really matter? According to many young women, it doesn’t at all. In a survey conducted by Cosmopolitan, 1,100 readers between the a...

5 Things That Can Lower Women's Sex Drives

LiveScience | Elizabeth Palermo | Posted 06.10.2015 | Women

By: Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 06/10/2015 02:38 AM EDT on LiveScience Women with low libido could soon get a "little p...

According to Science, Your Sex Drive Is Real

Anita H. Clayton, MD | Posted 05.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Anita H. Clayton, MD

It becomes very clear that opponents of HSDD medical treatment options who are holding up "responsive desire" as a rationalization for blocking FDA approval of a first-ever drug for this condition are either being disingenuous, or they have no idea what they are talking about.

4 Stories Of Women's First Time Masturbating

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 05.21.2015 | Women

Every woman's first time is special. Especially her first time with herself. In a new video from Refinery29, four women tell their stories of the ...

These Are The Top 6 Places Americans Masturbate

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 05.19.2015 | Women

Everyone needs a little "me" time and where they choose to do that "me" time depends on the... me. New research conducted by sex toy company We-Vib...

The 2 Things Women Really Want In Bed That No One's Talking About

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 05.18.2016 | Fifty
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

I admitted that I didn't want the intimate, tender lovemaking that typified my bedroom. Instead, I found books and movies where women are sexually ravished and even aggressively taken exciting. And I judged myself for it.

33 Women Weigh In On Whether Penis Size Matters

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 05.13.2015 | Women

Does penis size really matter to women? The video content creator website called Cut decided to find out. In a new video, Cut asked 33 women betwee...

Why One Biologist Doesn't Believe The G-Spot Is A Myth

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 05.08.2015 | Women

"As far as we know, no form of life that has ever existed experiences the same height and duration of ecstasy in the same way that we do. It's a gift....

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

Anita H. Clayton, MD | Posted 04.28.2015 | 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...

This Artist Is Wearing Lingerie In Public To Reclaim Women's Sexuality

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 11.18.2014 | Women

One performance artist is fighting back against the degradation of women's bodies -- one piece of lingerie at a time. Actress and artist Diana Oh ...

These Women Are Making The World A Happier Place, One Vagina At A Time

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 11.09.2014 | Women

Heaven really does exist -- and it comes in the form of a newly created hands-free vibrator. "Eva" is a "hands-free, strap-free, non-intrusive cou...