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Comprehending Comprehensive Sexual Education

Hannah Berkman | Posted 04.10.2014 | Education
Hannah Berkman

The message is clear: the United States public demands the amelioration and perhaps an overhaul of the sexual education system. More importantly, students deserve to receive accurate and objective information.

Sex: A Perspective From the Bench

Literally, Darling | Posted 04.13.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

Frankly, sex was terrifying to me. I mean who thought to put that there? Exchanging bodily fluids seemed gross and fraught with STD and HIV perils. People willingly have sex, which requires an enormous amount of vulnerability, and they don't run background checks on people?

Why 'Facts Of Life' Star Wanted Character To Lose Her Virginity

OWN | Posted 01.25.2014 | OWN

The popular '80s sitcom "The Facts of Life" didn't shy away from controversial subjects. Eating disorders, drug use, peer pressure -- check, check, ch...

Celebrities Reveal When They Lost Their Virginity

Posted 01.25.2014 | Celebrity

When it comes to talking about sex, some celebrities are more than willing to share their intimate stories. Take Joe Jonas for instance: The Jonas ...

11 Things Everyone Should Know About Virginity Culture

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

How do you define losing your virginity? What is it that makes our v-cards so valuable? And why do we "lose" such a thing in the first place? Virg...

What Chris Brown's Virginity Story Really Says About Boys and Sex Culture

Olivia Cole | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Olivia Cole

Yesterday I read an article in which Chris Brown discussed the age at which he lost his virginity. He was 8, he says, and the girl was 14 or 15. Sex at age eight is rape, especially given the fact that the girl involved was significantly older, a teenager. The worst part? This isn't the first time I've heard this from a man.

SURVEY: More Harvard Freshman Have Cheated Than Had Sex

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 09.17.2013 | College

Harvard's undergraduates have a message for their school: F--k integrity, not each other. A new student survey revealed that more members of Harv...

How Important Is Having Sex? Two New Memoirs Respond

Rachel Kramer Bussel | Posted 10.29.2013 | Books
Rachel Kramer Bussel

Sex isn't everything, but it is important, and the impact of its absence depends on who controls access to it. Being protective of one's body and solitude is far different from having chastity thrust upon you.

LOOK: This Is America's First Sex Manual

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.20.2013 | Women

On the internet, there are seemingly endless resources for information about sex -- for better and for worse. But where did Americans get their sex ed...

Bloom: A True Teen Movie

Ted McCagg | Posted 10.05.2013 | Comedy
Ted McCagg

Why are there so few teen movies about girls wanting to lose their virginity? Maybe because they'd be quite short.

ReThink Review: The To Do List -- Not Your Average Teen Sex Comedy

Jonathan Kim | Posted 09.29.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

"Consistently hilarious" is a great way to describe The To Do List, which provides more delight with its shoestring $1.5 million budget than many studio tentpoles did with soaring nine-digit price tags.

Woman Who Auctioned Virginity Says She's 'A Victim'

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.10.2013 | Weird News

The woman who became an Internet sensation by auctioning off her virginity for $780,000 now says that she was tricked and exploited -- and that she's ...

Weekly Meditations for Healthy Sex (July 5-11)

Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T. | Posted 09.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T.

Even momentarily concentrating on healthy solutions rewires psychological patterns to receive and share healthy sexual love in the present. Here are three meditations with the themes of core beliefs, availability, and virginity for you to ponder and practice this week.

This Could Be The Cutest, Most NSFW Song Ever

Posted 06.25.2013 | Comedy

Garfunkel and Oates, the musical duo made up of Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci, have a very NSFW anthem dedicated to the backdoor loophole to the Bibl...

13 Lessons Learned From Losing Your Virginity In Film

Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment

June 12 marks the 15th anniversary of the release of "Can't Hardly Wait." The famed high school movie told the story of a group of students celebr...

5 Reasons Every Couple Should Have Sex Before Marriage

Posted 05.26.2013 | Weddings

Written by Kiri Blakeley on CafeMom’s blog, The Stir A lot of teens these days are taking something called the "purity pledge," wherein they vow...

11 Women Share How They Lost Their Virginity

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 05.14.2013 | Women

"It's kind of a double-edged sword isn't it? If you say you haven't, you're a prude. If you say you have, you're a slut. It's a trap." So spoke Al...

Why "The Big Wedding" Crashed and Burned

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 06.30.2013 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Movie Review Jackie K Cooper ...

Woman Fined For Lying About Virginity

Posted 04.23.2013 | Divorce

This may be one of the oddest divorce stories we've ever read. According to the International Business Times, an Egyptian woman was ordered to pay ...

WATCH: How NOT To Lie About Being A Virgin

Posted 04.03.2013 | Comedy

Cecily Strong of "SNL" will be pretty cool about taking your virginity. At least, until you start weaving an impossible web of sex lies....

Miranda Huba's Candy Tastes Nice

Carey Purcell

Cole Porter wrote "Love for Sale," but that's not what Miranda Huba will be auctioning off in Candy Tastes Nice, her one-woman show about a young woman selling her virginity to help pay for her student loans.

Stars Who Spoke Publicly About Being A Virgin

Posted 12.05.2012 | Celebrity

Back in the late 1990s it quickly became clear that the best way for teen stars to dress and act as sexy as possible, without alarming the parents of ...

What A Phone Call With My Brother Talk Me About Premarital Sex

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 01.30.2013 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Ryan and Ginell are in their late 30s now and have been married 17 years. They've proved the statistics and some members of our family, including me, wrong.

What A Matchmaker Taught Me About Finding Love

Rym Tina Ghazal | Posted 12.11.2012 | Weddings
Rym Tina Ghazal

And here lies her secret to a successful, long career of matching over 154 couples. She swears that, so far, she has had only one failure. Only one couple broke up soon after marriage from the ones she matched over a span of 12 years.

Someone Bought THAT On eBay?

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 09.30.2012 | Small Business

What if -- for some reason -- you wanted to buy the mummified carcass of a cat slam-dunking a mummified bird? You may think you'd be out of luck. But ...