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Female Sexuality

The FDA Should Even The Score For Women's Sexual Health

Susan Scanlan | Posted 11.05.2014 | Women
Susan Scanlan

Women have the right to make their own informed choices concerning their sexual health; that gender equality should be the standard when it comes to access to treatments for sexual dysfunction; and that the approval of safe and effective treatments for women's sexual dysfunction should be a priority for action by the FDA.

Why We Need More Erotic Photos Of Older Women

Erica Jagger | Posted 10.14.2014 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

Recently a blogger of note accused me of 'pandering to men'. Keep in mind that 'pander', to be precise, means to 'gratify or indulge (an immoral or distasteful desire, need, or habit of a person with such a desire).'

Fifty Shades of BDSM

Randall Frederick | Posted 10.04.2014 | Women
Randall Frederick

BDSM is more than just dropping your voice, spanking or telling your partner to do whatever you want. To properly understand what you're getting yourself into, there are a few things to understand.

Elizabeth Banks Wants To Take Shame Out Of The Sex Equation

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 07.29.2014 | Entertainment

Elizabeth Banks wants to remove the stigma surrounding female sexuality. In a recent interview with New You magazine, the 40-year-old voiced her c...

Confessions Of A Female Serial Dater

Ravishly | Posted 08.24.2014 | Women
Ravishly

The most dates I've ever had in a week was five -- all with different guys. It's rare, but I've even had multiple dates on the same day. Coffee? Lunch? Dinner? Drinks? There are too many options. Once, I brought two guys out on a group date. It really was an accident.

Sensual at Any Size

Becky Cavender | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Becky Cavender

Confidence is one of the sexiest things in a woman, many men say; but it's deeper than confidence. What men are really picking up on when they see a woman with that gleam in her eyes, that sultry smile on her face, is the self-awareness of sensuality.

Here's What Every Man Should Know Before Having Sex With A Woman

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker & Gabriela Kruschewsky | Posted 08.06.2014 | Women

Women's bodies are totally overexposed and still seriously misunderstood. Hey, scientists didn't even really know how the clitoris worked until 2009. ...

The Octogenarian Artist Who Paints Free Love And Sex Better Than Anyone

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.04.2014 | Arts

For over 50 years, Dorothy Iannone has been bringing the ethos of free love to the world of painting. Transforming her wild brand of "ecstatic unity" ...

Female Sexuality Before Mrs. Carter

Courtney McKinney | Posted 07.20.2014 | Women
Courtney McKinney

Beyoncé is all about control, and because of that she may be the best entertainer on the planet right now. Sensuality can be about control, sex can be about control, but the idea of losing yourself in another person -- I don't get that when I listen to Bey.

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.

Women Are More Likely To Orgasm During A Hookup If...

Posted 03.15.2014 | Divorce

Research has shown that the female orgasm is easier to achieve in committed sexual relationships -- there's a level of comfort and intimacy that allow...

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.

Slavery, the Darkest Side of Corruption

Monique Villa | Posted 03.30.2014 | Impact
Monique Villa

Last month I met a man whose life had been entirely shattered by corruption. He had lost everything he had: his family, his friends, his freedom. He h...

Hannah and Nate, Love and Hate: Gender in The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.

Sunny Bjerk | Posted 03.26.2014 | Books
Sunny Bjerk

What is at stake when a female author captures the male experience so vividly? Is it that the male perspective, or the male gaze -- where ever that is -- can be mimicked or performed? Perhaps.

Pill Thrill: The Future of Female Sex Drugs

Bella Ellwood-Clayton | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Bella Ellwood-Clayton

Will our increasing cultural reliance on pills and external solutions to our problems render us Sexual Stepford wives, drugged up to provide services on command? Although most women I interviewed had no interest in taking a sex drug, a small few would do anything to feel desire again.

The Incredibly True Adventure of a Lesbian Bartender in the Big Apple

Jodi Savitz | Posted 03.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Jodi Savitz

It is truly a remarkable thing to witness time and time again the way men, women, locals and foreigners become obsessed with the fact that I'm a dyke. It happens at least five times a night.

The Best and Worst Sex and Sexuality Stories of 2013

Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T. | Posted 03.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T.

Here are the 10 best sex stories, the 10 worst sex stories, and 5 more hard-to-rank stories for good measure!

This New Year Train Your Brain, Not Your Boobs

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 02.25.2014 | Style
Elisabeth Dale

Many of us turn to New Year's resolutions to motivate us to improve our health, career, or love life. We think about changing our diet or exercising ...

'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.

Blue Is the Warmest Color Delivers: A No-Frills Portrayal of Lesbian Sex in Queer Cinema

Jodi Savitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Jodi Savitz

I respectfully, wholeheartedly disagree with the graphic novel's author, Julie Maroh, who has stated that director Abdellatif Kechiche's heteronormative perspective results in a "mechanical" and "brutal" sex scene that lacks lesbian authenticity.

The Flowering of Female Desires

Jacqueline Bishop | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Jacqueline Bishop

The fact is, nothing gets me absolutely as transfixed as a flower does. I can look at flowers for hours and hours at a time. In some ways, it's hard for me to explain what flowers do for (and to) me. Now I'm beginning to see that, all along, my flower portraits were stand-ins for the more explicit work I am now doing: engaging female sexual desires.

Toto, I Don't Think We Are in Kansas Anymore!

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Rachel Braun Scherl

But the other day in my inbox, I had an e-mail with the title, 'Life is Short -- Have an Affair.' And I have to admit, it threw me for a loop. The content of the e-mail was even more disturbing. Is that the best option available to unhappy couples?

Roseanne Barr, Monkey Lust and a Sweet Night of Passion With Donald Trump

Roz Warren | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Roz Warren

The book's tone careens from dispassionate scientific jargon to chatty People magazine-speak to smutty purple prose. It often gets downright smarmy. Swelling nipples! Hard cocks! Throbbing genital blood!

Exploring Further the Art of Female Desires

Jacqueline Bishop | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Jacqueline Bishop

As women, our sexuality is an integral part of who we are. And, yes, it is diverse. For those of us who choose to be sexual, our sexuality is part of us living as full and satisfying a life as possible, all other things being equal.

Why Miley Cyrus Is a Feminist Icon

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity
Jincey Lumpkin

If Miley feels great about her decision to stick out her tongue and twerk (which she does), then why don't we celebrate that as an indicator of how far we have come in the women's movement?