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7 Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming Out as Gay

John Paul Brammer | Posted 09.16.2014 | Gay Voices
John Paul Brammer

Coming out was the best thing I've ever done for myself. That being said, coming out came with its fair share of struggles that I felt I had to navigate alone. To all the gay men who have just come out or are in the process of coming out, I hope this list helps make your experience a little easier.

Forget Where's Waldo -- Let's Play Where's the Dildo?

Jenny Block | Posted 09.13.2014 | Gay Voices
Jenny Block

Sure, the human body is beautiful. But let's not kid ourselves, our naughty bits are some crazy looking parts. It's time we got comfortable with them and stopped treating the whole sex thing with so much fear. It's sex for goodness sake. Subtle Dildo certainly does all of those things.

I Sing the Body Connected: Cultivating Sexual Energy

John McElhenney | Posted 09.10.2014 | Divorce
John McElhenney

Just the idea of sex, the opportunity of sex, is enough to quicken the heartbeat, inspire the discipline of exercise and eating right. And once the connection has been established, even with a woman who may not be a perfect match, there is an energy, a confidence, a glow that transforms every cell of our bodies.

Is Jarrod Allen's Tinder Project Social Commentary Or Straight-Up Sexism?

Katie Tandy | Posted 09.05.2014 | Women
Katie Tandy

As a woman -- and a feminist -- I find Allen's female reappropriations both provocative and, dare-I-say, hilarious. I realized he had actualized one of my own desires -- bastard! -- just from the male perspective.

6 Old-School Myths About Women And Sex, Busted

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 09.04.2014 | Women

Women are the fairer sex. They love weddings and are just way better at being monogamous. Really good orgasms make them fall in love! Er. Not quite...

How My Love Life Went From 50 Shades of Grey to Gay

Unwritten | Posted 09.03.2014 | College
Unwritten

A few weeks went by with what some would say was conversation, but felt more to me like he was reading my soul. I felt like he had me all figured out, more than I had myself figured out. I remember being frustrated that he hadn't asked me for my number yet.

Revealing Portraits Unveil The Sexual Lives Of People With Disabilities (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.02.2014 | Arts

Note: The following post contains nudity and may not be suitable for work environments. We live in a world where standards of beauty are brutally c...

100-Year-Old Sex Therapist On Having Good Sex At Any Age

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 08.26.2014 | Fifty

Dr. Shirley Zussman is a practicing sex therapist in New York City. She also just turned 100 years old. And she's applied decades of experience in ord...

5 Lessons About Parenting From the Movie Boyhood

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 08.26.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Take care of yourself as a parent. Your kids are watching you. They need to see that life is worth living as an adult. It's hard for kids to be happy when their parents are sad.

The Simple Act That Will Ignite Your Sexual Fantasies

Erica Jagger | Posted 08.26.2014 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

Little did I know last spring, when I did my first boudoir shoot, that being photographed would become an erotic experience in itself, one that mimics the experience of having sex. There is the phenomenon of getting turned on fantasizing about the upcoming encounter.

Can We Enjoy the Rest of Our Lives Loving the Same Person?

John McElhenney | Posted 08.25.2014 | Divorce
John McElhenney

Could I have loved my wife forever? In this moment, thinking of the time just before she told me she'd already consulted with a divorce attorney, I have an unequivocal yes. I was still madly, somewhat painfully, in love with my wife of 11 years, and single partner for 13 years.

Helping Your Teens Deal With 'Text Break-Ups'

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 08.15.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

During this age of social media and communicating electronically it is not unusual to get break-up messages electronically. It's a shame but it is not at all unusual.

Happiness Dating and Joyful Coupling Post-Split

John McElhenney | Posted 08.15.2014 | Divorce
John McElhenney

Joy has got to be the biggest turn on there is. You can feel it when someone enters a room and they are glowing with their own inner happiness. If you've got the joy to reflect it back to them, then perhaps you are both on your way to joy in life and joy in the bedroom.

Accidental Monogamy

Robert Levithan | Posted 08.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Robert Levithan

For years, I've been adamant about the advantages of an open relationship. I've seen monogamy as a viable choice -- but for others. And, without resistance, for the first time in decades, I find myself giving myself fully to just one man.

Why We Need More Erotic Photos Of Older Women

Erica Jagger | Posted 08.14.2014 | 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).'

Parents in Transition

Todd Greenwood | Posted 08.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Todd Greenwood

Transition isn't limited to the trans person -- parents experience a transition as well. Our transition was trying to construct a new understanding of how the person we had known to be our daughter could now be our son.

10 Questions Your Daughters Should Be Asking

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 08.11.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Your daughters may feel pretty or less than pretty, but I think that what they are really asking is whether or not they are acceptable and fit in.

My Secret: I Was One of Those Girls Who Had Sex With Older Men on the Internet

Erin McKelle | Posted 08.07.2014 | Women
Erin McKelle

Yes, there was something wrong, but it wasn't with me, and my cyber sex was nothing more than a symptom of something bigger. It was my way of showing that I felt out of control and helpless.

Top 10 Things We Will Tell Our Sons About Sex

Em & Lo | Posted 08.07.2014 | Parents
Em & Lo

Basically, porn is a terrible place to learn about how to have great, satisfying sex, and what that kind of sex looks like. It's an especially terrible place to learn about what women like in bed.

The Downside To Being A 'Pretty Girl'

Ravishly | Posted 08.04.2014 | Women
Ravishly

Before the age of 14, I was offered cunnilingus from strangers, followed for blocks and called every form of "slut" one can imagine.

The Magic Formula for Dealing With Your Teens 'Pom-Poms, Tissues or Toolbox?'

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 07.29.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Sometimes we need to be cheered on. Other times we need tissues. And yet other moments call for something from our figurative toolbox. Right, parents? Let me help you in every possible way by letting you know that your teens too need these three magic responses from you.

6 Easy Sex Hacks That Don't Involve Flexibility

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.07.2014 | Women

"Life hacks" have occupied our offices, bathrooms, closets and kitchens. It's about time to employ a few in the bedroom. A video from BuzzFeedBlue ...

Mindfulness for Mind-Blowing Sex: 5 Practices

Joyce Marter | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Joyce Marter

Electric shivers of euphoria ripple throughout her naked body. The summer breeze encircles the lovers, intensifying the deeply arousing sensation of...

Are You Satisfied?

Taylor Marsh | Posted 07.25.2014 | TV
Taylor Marsh

The quest for spiritual enlightenment is not high on the list of someone who's got no time to seek it. However, making sense of what is happening when things go wrong isn't optional when you hit a crisis point.

When Your Adult Kids Reject You

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 07.23.2014 | Divorce
Barbara Greenberg

My problem is my daughter. I raised her as a single parent along with my son. I gave them a decent life and have a good relationship with my son as I did with my daughter until about 12 years ago.