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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 05.21.2015 | 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 05.18.2015 | 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...

What Women Think About Sex vs. The Reality

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 10.17.2014 | Women
Samantha Rodman PhD

You would be surprised how painful sexual rejection is for men. Often, I see couples in which the man still remembers and is hurt by a sexual rejection occurring even years ago, at the start of the relationship.

Want More Orgasms? Use Your Head

LiveScience | Agata Blaszczak-Boxe | Posted 07.30.2014 | Women

By: Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, LiveScience Contributing Writer Published: 07/29/2014 04:36 PM EDT on LiveScience A woman's orgasm may have a lot to do ...

Shoe Size = Penis Size: No Wonder the Search for Bigfoot Continues

Fiona Finn | Posted 08.23.2014 | Comedy
Fiona Finn

If you're of the male persuasion, reading this article, you're hoping to find answers to why footwear seduces female's imaginations. The long and short of it is you have to get inside a woman's head, not just her pants.

Obsessing Over Your Relationship May Be Bad For Your Sex Life

LiveScience | Rachael Rettner | Posted 06.20.2014 | Women

By: Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 06/18/2014 02:31 PM on LiveScience People in relationships who constantly question whether their par...

What Gets in the Way of Having an Orgasm?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 08.12.2014 | Women
Lisa Firestone

Although it can be hard to connect some of the dots at first, when we really explore the roots of our sexuality, we find that negative attitudes about sex and our own sexuality often stem from our early experiences in childhood, along with our previous experiences with sexuality.

Nina Bahadur

The Real Reason Women Call Each Other 'Sluts'

HuffingtonPost.com | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.02.2014 | Women

Slut-shaming is something all women deal with, whether in the form of criticism for the way they dress or being made to feel bad about their romantic ...

6 Things That Could Be Sabotaging Your Sex Life

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul A women's health expert reveals the surprising things that take the fun out of sex. The Snack With a Secret Side Effect Y...

6 Messed-Up Myths About Women Who Have A Lot Of Sex

Marrie Lobel | Posted 06.01.2014 | Women
Marrie Lobel

Myths about women's sexuality are continually refurbished and bought by the masses; old morays sold as shiny new tools to be hurled as weapons of control. It's time to expose reality by shattering outdated perceptions of women who have a lot of sex.

I Didn't Have Sex For A Year, And I'm Still Married

Natalie Singer-Velush | Posted 04.29.2014 | Parents
Natalie Singer-Velush

Once you have children and a mortgage and a puppy that just had to come home with you for Christmas and jobs and a bottomless fridge that is never well-enough stocked no matter how many times you go to the grocery store, marriage changes.

Apparently, Size May Matter -- For Women

Posted 02.21.2014 | Women

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 02/21/2014 07:26 AM EST on LiveScience The clitoris is a woman's most sensitive body zone. And as it t...

The FDA, Sexual Dysfunction and Gender Inequality

Anita H. Clayton, MD | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Anita H. Clayton, MD

Sexual desire is not valued because it is not necessary for a woman to have desire in order to participate in partnered sexual activity. And if sex can occur without desire, the thought that follows is that lack of desire must not be a serious problem.

'Covering' Female Sexual Desires

Jacqueline Bishop | Posted 02.09.2014 | Women
Jacqueline Bishop

It started to dawn on me that what might have caused the problem was the self-contained world that the women inhabit; how the girls reference each other for an understanding of their bodies and their sexuality.

Women's Low Sexual Desire Is No Medical Myth

Anita H. Clayton, MD | Posted 02.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Anita H. Clayton, MD

Most women think it's natural for their sex lives to wane over time, and going from having sex several times a week to just a couple of times a month (if you're feeling lucky) is no big deal. The reality is: It is a big deal.

3 Ways to Get Excited During Sex

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

Women, do you know what men do so much better than us overall? They shut out the rest of the world when it is time for sex! We women, on the other hand, can get very distracted during sex, which is one of the reasons that we don't get aroused or have orgasms as easily.

8 Things People Would Choose Over Sex

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 10.08.2013 | Women

An orgasm or a caffeine fix? According to a recent survey, the majority of people would choose the latter. When Le Meridien Hotels asked guests acr...