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Here's Everything You Need To Know About 'Sex Education' Newcomer Sami Outalbali

By Dylan Kickham
The new season of Sex Education brought in a handful of new characters to shake things up at Moordale Secondary School, and nobody had the school (and fans) talking more than Rahim. The mysterious transfer student from France immediately made a huge…

50 Ways Dating Has Changed In The 2010s

By Iman Hariri-Kia
When the 2010s began, I was 14, a freshman in high school, and a recent recipient of my very first dance floor makeout (DFMO). My mother had just granted me permission to make a Facebook account, and I immediately friended and poked the guy I liked.…

Here’s How To Take Sex With An Air Sign To The Next Level

By Caroline Colvin
If you have been, or will be, hooking up with an air sign, then you know how sensual the experience can be. And while astrology isn't the only factor that determines personality, chances are, your Libra, Gemini, or Aquarius partner is talkative,…

These Are The Safest Days To Have Sex If You Want To Reduce Your Chance Of Pregnancy

By Annie Foskett
My only married-with-a-baby friends are so cool that they make me want to have a baby next week. They have an adorable 1-year-old who is even chill at Brooklyn bars (before bedtime). But when it's time for a diaper change, I remember precisely why…

Experts Explain Why It's Not A Great Idea To Have Sex In A Pool Or Hot Tub

By Jamie Kravitz
From horror stories about infections and rashes to romanticized hot tub trysts on shows like Riverdale, you've likely encountered a lot of conflicting information about whether or not it is safe to have sex in a pool or hot tub. In an effort to set…

Here's Exactly How Anal Sex Can Give You A Killer Orgasm

By Alison Segel
Full disclosure: I have had anal sex before, and I hated it. Clearly, I wasn't doing it right. On the receiving end, I felt zero pleasure, and that feels like something that's pretty important for every sexual act. You shouldn't just be a receptacle…

A Simple Guide To The Best Dildos For Beginners

By Maria Del Russo
If you're trying to figure out what you like when it comes to penetrative sex, experimenting with a dildo is a good place to start. But finding the best beginner dildos isn't as easy as picking up the first one you come across at your local sex toy…

Here's How To Peg Someone, According To A Sex Coach

By Caroline Colvin
In general, "butt stuff" comprises a murky area of sex that some straight and straight-passing couples are mystified and enchanted by. Within that "butt stuff" umbrella, pegging has both a lot of stigma and curiosity attached to it. If you're a…

7 People Describe What Receiving Anal Sex Really Feels Like

By Hannah Schneider
Put plainly, there are a lot of different ways to have sex. Not all sex revolves around penis-to-vagina penetration — in fact, oral sex, manual stimulation, anal penetration, and more, are all valid ways to engage in sexual activity. If anal play…

10 People Reveal How Their First Time Having Anal Sex Really Went Down

By Caroline Colvin
Anal sex is a bit like a roller-coaster: exciting for some, nerve-wracking for others, and an experience with so much fun potential. Maybe anal sex is your only/main option, because of your anatomy or because of vaginal discomfort. Anal can also be…

The 6 Best Sex Toys For Your Penis, So Pencil In Some "Me Time" ASAP

By Hannah Schneider
A little reminder: Although May is National Masturbation Month, you never need an excuse to get down with yourself. If you have a penis and are in the market for some new sex toys, then good news: You're in luck! I've rounded up some of the best sex…

5 Rabbit Vibrators That Will Have You Hopping

By Maria Del Russo
Anyone who's ever said that you can't have your cake and eat it too has never used a rabbit vibrator. This genius sex toy allows the user to get both clitoral and G-spot stimulation concurrently, which can result in a blended orgasm. The reason…

Here's Everything You Need To Know About Chlamydia, Because Education Is Super Important

By Rebecca Strong
One of the best ways to avoid getting an STD or STI — besides practicing safe sex, of course — is to educate yourself on the different types of diseases and infections. The more you understand them, the better prepared you are to safeguard yourself…

Here's Everything You Need To Know About Herpes, Because Hollywood Doesn't Always Get It Right

By Rebecca Strong
While you may be well aware of herpes' existence, odds are, you don't actually know enough about it. At one point or another, you've likely seen a fictional character in a TV show find out they have it, heard a friend complain about a cold sore, or…

The 7 Best Sex Toys For Butt Stuff, Because Comfort Is Key

By Hannah Schneider
When it comes to anal play, prioritizing your comfort in every way is the key to success. Some of the best anal sex toys offer a great balance between affordability, comfortability, and stimulation. Emily Morse, sexologist and the host of the…

6 Lubes To Keep In Your Bedside Drawer, Because They Add Oomph To Your Sex Life

By Hannah Schneider
When it comes to spicing up your sex life, many consider adding different kinds of sex toys to the mix. But did you know that you can also level up your lube? That's right. Enhanced lube has similar properties to regular lube when it comes to…

3 Sex Positions You Should Try If Your Love Language Is Giving Gifts

By Caroline Colvin
Often, when brainstorming the perfect present for a loved one, the phrase "it's the thought that counts" will come up. That saying definitely holds true if gift-giving is your love language. And it especially rings true in the bedroom. Prime sex…

Here’s A Rundown Of The Difference Between Every Type Of Condom, Because You Have Options

By Tayi Sanusi
When it comes to condoms, the traditional, latex condom is typically the first thing that comes to mind. However, there are actually several types of condoms that can keep you protected during just about any sex act that strikes your fancy. The…

2 Gynecologists Reveal The Top Questions They Get About Condoms

By Rebecca Strong
There’s a lot we already know about condoms. For one, they’re one of the most affordable, accessible forms of contraception. And with so many different varieties to choose from in a range of textures, colors, flavors, and materials, they’ve also…

4 OB-GYNs & Sexperts Straighten Out The One Sex Misconception They Hear All The Time

By Caroline Colvin
If you're sexually active, there will come a time where you end up bumping against the biggest misconceptions about sex. You'll be furiously Googling as you wonder what's fact and what's fiction. A lot of us know, for example, that the pull-out…

A Sexpert Answers Everything You Were Ever Afraid To Ask About Using Lube In Bed

By Hannah Schneider
When it comes to fundamental physics, friction is great for things like stopping at red lights or avoiding slipping down the stairs, but not so great for your sex life. The good news is that you don't have to put up with friction during penetration…

Here's How To Have Kinky Sex If You've Fallen Into A Routine, According To Sexperts

By Caroline Colvin
If you're not a dancer, gymnast, or pilot, being stuck in any routine can be rough — especially in the bedroom. Your partner may get the job done efficiently every time and that's great. But if sex feels as predictable as Olivia and Fitz's story…

The Easiest Ways To Avoid An Unwanted Pregnancy, According To An Expert

By Julia Guerra
Whether you’re simply not ready to have a baby at the moment, or you know for a fact that being a mom isn’t something you want in your future, sometimes, things happen. Unfortunately, no form of birth control is 100 percent effective, so unless…

Millennials Are Having Less Sex Than Older Generations & Here's Why

By Candice Jalili
You would think that at the height of the hookup culture and the absolute peak of the popularity of dating apps, millennials would be getting it on pretty frequently. And, you know, I'm not just talking about single millennials. I'm talking about…

9 Incredibly Common Sex Myths That Simply Aren't True, According To Sexperts

By Hannah Schneider
There are a lot of misconceptions about sex out there. This is a result of a lot of different societal factors — like the fact that only 13 states in the U.S. require their sex ed to be medically accurate, and that there's a lot of shame surrounding…

9 People Reveal The Most Awkward Things That Have Happened During Sex & OMG

By Tayi Sanusi
When you're getting down with someone, it's no secret that things can take an awkward turn pretty fast. Weird sounds, bad angles, things going soft... you get the picture, it happens! And while many of these things can definitely feel like the end…

It's Possible To Get These STDs From Oral Sex, So Here's How To Stay Safe

By Genevieve Wheeler
I think one of the greatest misconceptions around safe sex — especially when it comes to the spread of sexually transmitted infections — is that you only have to be cautious during vaginal or anal sex. Think again, friends. As far too many sex ed…

5 Incredibly Inspiring Love Lessons You Can Learn From The Kardashian Sisters

By Sydnee Lyons
I'm going to say something I never thought I would say: you really should be taking life lessons from the Kardashians. If you're about to tell me that the family is famous for doing nothing, well, then I'ma let you finish, but Beyoncé — sorry, the…

Condoms Don't Fully Protect You From Herpes, So Here's What You Need To Know

By Sydnee Lyons
In true millennial fashion, I'm not exactly a fan of anything permanent. So essentially, my two major concerns in life are, "I'm locked into this phone plan for how long?!" and, "Do condoms protect against herpes?" I hate to admit it but my sex ed.…

If You Hook Up With Women, Here's How To Have The Safest Sex Possible

By Elana Rubin
While sex ed. for straight people has a long way to go before it's up to snuff, there's even more work to be done when it comes to teaching safe sex options to young queer people. Kids and teens who identify on the LGBTQ+ spectrum are often left to…