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When Should Kids Start Dating?

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 10.20.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

eens learn to negotiate their feelings and relationships while they are still young and under your roof. As we all know, relationships and healthy dating take a lot of practice and trial and error.

Ukrainian Band Lyudska Podoba Talks Patriarchy, Sexualities and Trojan Horses

Daniel Lyons | Posted 10.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Daniel Lyons

While civil unrest continues to pervade the east of Ukraine, a new generation of artists and musicians in Kiev are creating wide spectrum of sounds and spectacles. At the forefront of this burgeoning scene is Lyudska Podoba (Human Shape).

Sexy Tween and Teen Halloween Costumes? Let's Talk

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 10.15.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Halloween is almost here and I've had costumes, not candy, on my mind. Lots of parents have been asking me about the appropriateness of sexy costumes for their tween and teen daughters.

Addicted's Bille Woodruff's 'Naked' Ambitions

Brandon Judell | Posted 10.15.2014 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

A faithful adaptation of erotica queen Zane's million copy bestseller, the romancer showcases the posteriors of William Levy, Tyson Beckford, and Boris Kodjoe as they try to satisfy Sharon Leal's Zoe, who's suffering from a hardy case of sex addiction that's destroying both her marriage and career.

Should Incest Between Consenting Adult Siblings Be Legalized?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.10.2014 | Gay Voices

Responding to a German ethics panel's suggestion of de-criminalizing sex between adult siblings, a group of psychologists and experts joined HuffPost ...

Raising A Rock Star

Diana Whitney | Posted 10.08.2014 | Parents
Diana Whitney

As parents, I think we need to discover an erotic world in our house that remains separate from the children. The girls have no trouble entering their imaginary realms -- any place, any time of day.

He Could Go on Singing: With Not-So-Solo Show Wunderkind, Tim Realbuto's Back in the Spotlight

Jaime Lubin | Posted 10.08.2014 | Arts
Jaime Lubin

Backstage gossip and entertainment in-jokes abound, but the show has a beating heart beneath its tongue-in-cheek humor as Realbuto learns the hard way that the realities of adulthood often don't match our dreams.

How To Kickstart Your Flagging Sex Life

Carol E Wyer | Posted 10.01.2014 | Fifty
Carol E Wyer

There was a time when it was considered inappropriate to discuss sex and sexual anxieties. Certainly, what you got up to in the bedroom was nobody's business but your own. You would probably rather have all your teeth removed with no anaesthetic, than admit to a complete stranger that your sex life had dried up.

Proof That 'Sexy' Doesn't Have An Expiration Date

Erica Jagger | Posted 09.30.2014 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

I really don't understand why people collude with a misogynistic cultural message. I don't know why it's threatening to see an older woman rocking a revealing outfit, or to picture an older woman having sex. Perhaps younger women don't want more competition? Perhaps men find a hot woman with life experience intimidating?

Revenge Porn and the Failure of 39 U.S. States

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 09.28.2014 | Impact
Jon Hotchkiss

Of all the types of porn there are -- amateur, B&D, S&M, A&E, three-way, girl-on-girl, three girls, one guy, his mother, and her sister, that crazy shit they do in Germany -- my least favorite is something called "revenge porn."

10 Secrets Your Teens Want You to Know But Won't Tell You

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 09.26.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

have been talking to your teens for over two decades. Even though trends and styles may change, teens still have the same concerns and the same secrets that they would like you to know, but just don't feel comfortable telling you.

Outlander and Lena Dunham Prove Great Sex Takes a Woman

Taylor Marsh | Posted 09.24.2014 | Women
Taylor Marsh

What women don't like is men having sex with us who are doing it badly by only considering themselves. Bad sex is defined differently for every woman, but it begins with not having a voice when you're naked with a man.

My Journey to Feminism: How Questioning Religion Started it All

Erin McKelle | Posted 09.23.2014 | Religion
Erin McKelle

My journey with religion is really important to my journey to feminism, because if I had never had the courage to rebel and go against what I had been told, I probably would have never found feminism.

My Abusive Relationship: My Metamorphosis

Lani Buess | Posted 09.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Lani Buess

I questioned why I continued to stay. Was it habit? Some sadistic sense of comfort? Did I think we'd change back into the people we once were? I'm not a weak person. I grew up in such a loving home. My parents have a beautiful marriage. What's wrong with me?

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.