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Archived Since:April 9, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Stormé Delarverie (December 24, 1920 - May 24, 2014)

"It was a rebellion, it was an uprising, it was a civil rights disobedience -- it wasn't no damn riot." - Stormé Delarverie From the Bronx LGBTQ Center I learned of the passing of Stormé Delarverie, who was an icon of LGBT civil rights,...Show More Summary

Should I Say Something to My Child About Masturbation?

National Masturbation Month is almost over, and while the event is mostly a grown up celebration (probably because it was started by adult sex shops who aren't that focused on the youth market) it seems like a good excuse for parents...Show More Summary

The Revolution Will Not Come In Pill Form

Four years ago the FDA rejected an application by drug maker Boehringer for a little pink pill, called Flibanserin. Boehringer claimed that their drug could be used to treat women with low sexual desire. The FDA rejected the drug based...Show More Summary

(Mostly) Sex Readings of the Week

Feels on Wheels: Toronto's Rose Centre (The Grid) A young couple in Toronto are trying to make the sexual change they want to see, one adorable and sexy profile at a time. 10 Things You Should Say to Someone with a Chronic Illness (Pins...Show More Summary

A Modern Parental Dilemma: Porn My Son's Computer

Parents anxiety about their kids sexuality isn't new. But there are a few particularly modern situations that parents today find themselves in. Several of them have to do with porn. Porn isn't new either, but the ease with which anyone (with Internet access) can find it, and the level of explicitness it offers is. Show More Summary

Masturbation for Everyone

Masturbation in our society is something of a paradox. On the one hand, it's the most common sexual act globally and locally. It happens more than any other act and for most of us it's the sexual activity we'll do more than anything else in our lifetime. Show More Summary

A Masturbation History Questionnaire

National Masturbation Month turns 19 this year. Its popularity has waxed and waned, but I like to think of it as the holiday that won't quit. At least not until someone finally creates and markets a line of greeting cards. A few years...Show More Summary

Preparing for the Big M

It's hard to believe a year has passed since we last came together to celebrate National Masturbation Month. Of course one of the nice things about this month is that it isn't something we have to do together. Masturbation is primarily a solo activity, even though you might choose to invite someone in, or along, for the ride. Show More Summary

A Different Kind of Mother's Day Surprise

After a few years of working in a sex store you stop being surprised by people and their desires. It doesn't take that long to reach the point where you understand on a basic level that we're all different and all a bit weird and that...Show More Summary

Sex Research Counter-Narrative Round Up

Cancer: A New Argument for Gender Fluidity This is over stating it somewhat, but authors of study published online in the Journal of Adolescent Health are interpreting data about cancer risk behaviors drawn from 9,435 adolescents enrolled...Show More Summary

We're Making Vaginas?!

Humans have been making vaginas for a long, long time. Until recently, as far as most of us knew, the manufacturing of these organs took place in uteri around the world, usually finishing up 14 to 16 weeks after receipt of raw materials. Manufacturing...Show More Summary

Sex and Lung Cancer: Missing the Forest for the Trees

Last month at the 4th European Lung Cancer Conference in Geneva, a professor of urology and a radiation oncologist led a rare morning session that focused on sex. During the one and a half hour workshop, Stephane Droupy and Luca Incrocci...Show More Summary

What Does Normal Sex Look Like?

What do you imagine when you think of normal sex? Is having normal sex like getting a gold star, or is it more like a rubber stamp? When taken out of context many may feel as if normal sex equals boring sex. And yet the pull of normal...Show More Summary

If You Thought Circumcision Debates Were Heated Before?

Things are about to get much, much hotter. That's because the authors of a new review of research, which was published online this week and will be in the May issue of the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, have taken the already contentious topic...Show More Summary

How Do I Make Masturbation More Enjoyable?

Is it the mood lighting? The sweet talk? The touch that seems to always know the right spot, the right pressure, the right next move? Just what is it that makes masturbation enjoyable? For many (most?) of us it's probably none of those things. Show More Summary

New Blog Explores the History of Sexuality, One Notch at a Time

One of my favorite nerdy pleasures is lurking on academic sexuality listservs. It must stem from my many unrequited love/lust relationships with academic supervisors when I was in school. It's all a twisted mess in my mind, and while...Show More Summary

Sex Question of the Week: De-Fetishize Me

Is it possible to get rid of a fetish? I'm sure there are plenty of recovery centers that would answer this question with a resounding YES (followed quickly by the appearance of dollar signs in their eyes and the sound of an old fashioned...Show More Summary

Why Your Orgasm Won't Ever Come at the Push of a Button

A North Carolina surgeon has been working for more than a decade on an idea for a medical device which he claims will, at the push of a button, deliver an orgasm. An article in the New Scientist claims that the surgeon, Dr. Stuart Meloy,...Show More Summary

The Things We Do for Sex (Education)

I remember last year when the author and activist Kate Bornstein was having a health crisis a community came together and raised over $100,000 for Kate's health care expenses. A friend said, without irony, that this is what many people's health care plans look like now. Show More Summary

Choosing to Have Sex Again

Last week I met a stranger who quickly became not a stranger as we started talking about sex. When this no-longer-stranger-but-not-quite-friend found out what I did for a living they asked me if I could explain the difference between...Show More Summary

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