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Why I Prefer Side-by-Side to 'Top' or 'Bottom'

Jeremy Helligar | Posted 08.22.2014 | Gay Voices
Jeremy Helligar

My preferring not to have intercourse might be less about a distaste for the actual act (or pain, or boredom) than it is about the way in which too many guys approach it, not just as the endgame but as the only way to truly score.

The 5 Worst Ways Modern People Think About Sex

Cracked | Posted 05.12.2014 | Weird News

As much as we obsess over sex, however, it seems like many people have a very awful way of looking at it, which I guess makes sense. The more people f...

6 Medical Tips On Choosing HPV Vaccination For Your Daughter Or Son (Or Not)

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 02.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

No one wants to talk about it, but HPV (human papilloma virus) is common, sexually-transmitted, and can cause suffering and reduced quality of life. This is serious stuff, and you should take a moment to think about it now.

2 Big Questions About Sex During Pregnancy Answered

Posted 07.17.2013 | Parents

Sex during pregnancy is often mysterious terrain for both moms- and dads-to-be. In a recent HuffPost Live segment, Caitlyn Becker got answers from exp...

Catherine New

Condoms Get Major Upgrade

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 04.08.2013 | Small Business

Let's face it, for many people the classic latex condom is an unsensational product at best. And for nearly a century, no one really bothered to make ...

Sex, Drugs and Raising Kids

Sam Sommers | Posted 11.21.2012 | Parents
Sam Sommers

Does a taste of champagne at a family wedding consign your son to a life of AA meetings? Will the mere mention of sex at home ensure your daughter of a future reality show appearance as a teen mom?

How Likely Are Women To Die During Sex?

The Palm Beach Post | Posted 04.05.2012 | Women

Patients with heart disease often worry that they may die during sex. Many then continue with ….."What a way to go!" Let's look at the current liter...

The Biggest Virginity Myth Is Still Intact

Cristen Conger | Posted 02.19.2012 | Women
Cristen Conger

The hymen might be the most overrated flap of flesh in the human body, the anatomical equivalent of a sexually charged appendix.

Aging Disgracefully: Sex as Discourse

Steph Thompson | Posted 11.29.2011 | Fifty
Steph Thompson

There is a lot of talk about communication in our society, the need in a relationship -- any relationship -- for open, honest discourse. I would argue that intercourse, if it's good, is one of the best discourses a couple can have.

Why Are So Many Married Americans Not Having Sex?

Vicki Larson | Posted 08.12.2011 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

Marriage is in trouble. Oh, I don't mean because about 4 out of every 10 of us think it's becoming obsolete, although that certainly doesn't bode well...

Spiritual Sex: Ecstatic Love Beyond The Physical

Linda E. Savage | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda E. Savage

Eleven minutes: that's the estimated time most couples spend making love. We're stuck with a model of sex that I call: The Performance Model... Sex equals intercourse.