How to Talk Dirty Like a Pro

In the wake of a recent-ish breakup, I reached out to a guy I used to hook up with, "Ted," to see what his availability was like for some no-strings sexual healing. I learned that he'd moved out of Boston earlier this year—bummer—but in the meantime, he was curious if I'd tell him what I was wearing… underneath my… » 12/22/14 12:10pm Monday 12:10pm

Woman Finds Vaginal Leakage Caused by Cock Ring Left Inside for Weeks

A tip for those of you trying out sexual accoutrements for the first, second or 75th time: When the fun is over, search deep within yourself to ascertain that none of the fun has been left behind. Because some things, cock rings especially, can stay with you far longer than you'd think. Even longer than a month. » 12/15/14 6:00pm 12/15/14 6:00pm

This Is How Porn Affects the Children of Adult Film Actors

If you've ever wondered what happens to porn actors as their career progresses, you've also probably wondered what it's like when they choose to have children. How does porn, especially now that it's all over the internet affect kids growing up in the shadow of their parents' line of work? Most kids, it turns out, are… » 12/11/14 4:50pm 12/11/14 4:50pm

Kids Learn About Sex, Gender and Consent; Parents Understandably Livid

In ninth grade, I took a summer class on health education. In it, we learned how to put on a condom, that being gay is okay and that trans people aren't freaks. My parents didn't bat an eye (except when I brought a lube sample home). Parents in Lafayette, CA, however are hopping mad that their kids learned how to say… » 12/09/14 9:00pm 12/09/14 9:00pm

Not Even the Poems of Emily Dickinson Can Stop Grindr's Desire for Sex

One of the nicest things about online dating is that neither hail, nor sleet, nor failure to use proper grammar will deter potential matches from trying to get down and dirty with you. And, as one Tumblr shows, not even the most depressing of Emily Dickinson's poems will stop someone from asking whether you're "DTF." » 12/09/14 6:50pm 12/09/14 6:50pm

My Neck, My Gash: Men Don't Know What to Call Your Vagina. Let's Help.

There comes a time between a person and another person with a vagina when that vagina is going to need to be addressed. Out loud. Not in the clinical sense, but in the romantic or sexual sense. It seems some guys aren't sure how to proceed, at least according to one of their spokesmagazines. So let's help them out. » 12/09/14 4:10pm 12/09/14 4:10pm