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Why It Took Me Until My 50s To Feel OK About Masturbation

Erica Jagger | Posted 12.10.2014 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

I started masturbating when I was five. Before I fell asleep, I would lie in bed on my stomach, my yellow cloth doll between my legs. I'd grind on the head of the doll, fantasizing about a giant ice cream cone (really), until a mysterious, magical feeling radiated up and out from my core.

Honestly, This Is How A Lot Of Us Learned To Masturbate

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 09.24.2014 | Comedy

Sometimes your first crush -- and orgasm -- is on (literally on) a teddy bear. Don't believe us? Then watch as Marie Cecile Anderson and Katy Fram...

Why These Women Say 'Masturbation Is A No-No'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 08.16.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

For many folks, remaining a virgin until marriage is a choice based in religious values, and as these women described to HuffPost Live on Tuesday, tho...

This Is How Often Women Masturbate

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 08.12.2014 | Women

Clicking the mouse. Auditioning the finger puppets. Paddling the pink canoe. Finger painting. There are a whole lot of silly euphemisms for masturbati...

WATCH: Cyndi Lauper Reveals Surprising (Gay) Inspiration Behind Classic Song

Posted 04.05.2014 | Gay Voices

To mark the 30th anniversary of her smash album, "She's So Unusual," Cyndi Lauper revealed the surprise gay inspiration behind her then-controversial ...

Why Is Masturbation Taboo On TV?

Posted 10.23.2013 | TV

Sex and violence are becoming more and more common on television, but it seems networks draw the line at self-pleasure. The pilot of "Reign," a new...

Artist Encourages Women To 'Rub Out' In Public

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.10.2013 | Arts

Female masturbation is a two-word phrase that hasn't quite made itself at home in the general public's conversations. Whether a woman is embarrassed t...

Female Orgasm: There's an App for That

Jill Di Donato | Posted 11.04.2013 | Women
Jill Di Donato

When I was 10 years old, I confessed to a girlfriend that I liked to touch my breasts until my nipples got hard. She replied, "Ew!" But isn't the first and truest love self-love? Thankfully, we have come a long way from the days of my youth.

David Moye

Laaaadies: 'International Clitoris Awareness Week' Is Coming

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 05.02.2013 | Weird News

Mention the word "clitoris" and some people get touchy -- and not in a good way. But that could change quickly because May 6—12 as the first ever...

Ruthless Methods to Subdue Sexuality

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 05.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

My mother snapped, "Why would anyone buy the cow when they can have the milk for free?" To be compared to livestock made me feel like a useless possession. I had intelligence, right? I had wit and a depth of emotion and experiences to share. Surely my modesty wasn't the only bargaining chip?

Sex for One for the Ethical Slut

Robert Levithan | Posted 02.25.2013 | Gay Voices
Robert Levithan

Betty Dodson has done more for masturbation than anyone I know. Her workshops and books, particularly Sex for One, have helped countless women connect with themselves as ground zero for pleasure.

More Orgasm Questions

Rob Brooks | Posted 04.22.2013 | Home
Rob Brooks

Mary Roach is funny, and very deft at speaking about difficult topics without descending into smut or anaesthetising the audience with euphemism. And yet I came away from this talk feeling quite undernourished.

5 Reasons Every Woman Should Consider Sex For One

Dr. Logan Levkoff | Posted 01.29.2013 | Women
Dr. Logan Levkoff

Pleasure (whether or not that leads to orgasm) is important. And you deserve it.

'Manly' Hormone Turns Women Onto Masturbation (But Not Sex)

Posted 06.22.2012 | Women

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 06/22/2012 11:12 AM EDT on LiveScience Testosterone is often cast as the manly hormone,...

Hysteria, Vibrators and Why Women Should Just Get in Touch With Themselves

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 08.05.2012 | Women
Brandi Megan Granett

I can't help but feeling women still need permission to pleasure themselves. We need the approval of a credit card swipe and a delicately labeled box with instructions to get in touch with ourselves.

Hunter Stuart

Trojan 'Vibrations' Truck Provokes Candid Discussion About Sex

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 10.02.2011 | Weird News

NEW YORK CITY--As commuters made their way home from work along Avenue A in the East Village on Friday night, a small group of women in purple miniski...

Carrie Prejean Contest! Suggest Songs For Her Debut Album!

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Martin Lewis

I have issued an invitation to Carrie to let me produce an album with her. But what songs to record?That's where you -- the HuffPost readers -- come in. Please submit your suggestions.