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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…

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…

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…

6 Ways To Make Butt Stuff More Comfortable So You Can Focus On Pleasure, Not Pain

By Sydnee Lyons
You know those embarrassing questions you're too afraid to ask in bed, like how to make anal sex more comfortable? Well, they're probably holding you back from having an even more fulfilling sex life. Like, did you know you can orgasm during anal…

I Asked My Casual Sex Partners To “Define The Relationship” & This Is What Happened

By Suz Ellis
As someone who has been on dating apps for over three years and has slept with over 75 people, I consider myself somewhat of a casual sex expert. Whether it be one-night stands, phone sex, casual sex partners, or once-a-year sex pals, I’ve done it…

Here’s What People With Same-Sex Partners Actually Count As Sex

By Candice Jalili
Despite the black and white definitions provided in your sex ed textbook back in fifth grade, what the word "sex" means to someone can vary greatly depending on whom you're talking to. Sex for a straight woman who engages in intercourse with…

Can You Get Pregnant If You Don't Have Sex? Here's The Truth

By Rachel Shatto
Long before I had full-on intercourse (I'm talking P-in-the-V here) I was a legendary dry-humper. I was all hopped up on hormones but had no interest in being a teen mom, and I figured a grindy makeout sesh meant no risk of getting pregnant. Still,…

5 Sex Positions You Can Easily Do While Laying On Your Side

By Rachel Shatto
Is it just me, or does it seem like whenever you read a list of new sex positions to try, they seem more like increasingly difficult death-defying stunts than things you could actually, ya know, do? They're more like novelties than positions you'd…

5 Thoughts Everyone Has During Their First Time Having Anal Sex

By Alison Segel
I am unashamed about the fact that I've done butt stuff. Let's get rid of that stigma right now. Ain't nothing wrong with some anal sex. But your first time having anal sex can be a little bit intimidating. While there's lots of content losing your…

How To Prepare Your Butt For Anal Sex When You’re Finally Ready To Go There

By Rachel Shatto
It wasn't that long ago that anal sex was totally taboo. A punch line. For porn stars and gay dudes only. But homie, it's 2017 and ain't nobody got time for that old school nonsense. I am a firm believer that you get to do whatever you want do in…

How You Can Ask Your Partner To Have Anal Sex If You're Feeling Nervous

By Alison Segel
I am about to reveal a groundbreaking secret to the world. Are you sitting down? OK, here I go: People have anal sex. They enjoy it. It feels good. However, due to cultural stigmas and some weird societal taboo factor, there's a certain amount of…

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…

5 Ways To Prep For Anal Sex When You Decide You're Ready To Do It

By Alison Segel
One of my earliest bonding experiences with my best friend Jane is when I made her pick me up at my ex-boyfriend's house at 3 a.m. our freshman year of college... after I had anal sex for the first time. I was absolutely freaking out and also in a…

8 Adventurous Sex Positions To Try At Every Stage In Your Relationship

By Alison Segel
You know that feeling where you first start seeing someone, and you absolutely can't keep your hands off each other? That feels amazing. You're having sex everywhere, in every position, and your body is so limber that you don't even know how you got…

35 Questions I Had About Anal Sex Before I Ever Went Near A Butt

By Sean Abrams
Despite the robust knowledge I'm now able to bless upon the world when it comes to all things sex and dating, there was once a time when I too was in the dark when it came to how to do butt stuff. Before putting anything relatively close to my anus,…

How To Tell Your Guy You Want To Have Anal Sex, According To Guys

By Sean Abrams
Buttholes. Everyone's always so intrigued about the ~other~ kind of sex, but still apprehensive when given the opportunity to go anywhere near someone else's anus. As for why that is, I have no idea. Contrary to popular belief, anal sex (if done…

What Your Porn Search History Looks Like, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

By Rosey Baker
The internet has a lot out there to discover when it comes to porn, and though not everything is for everyone, there's definitely something out there for every zodiac sign. Depending on the characteristics of your sign, you might need something a…

A Beginner's Guide To Good Butt Play, As Told By An Expert And A Gay Man

By Sean Abrams
Just the thought of having a finger (or any object for that matter) in or around the inner regions of a perky ass makes most of the world's butts clench up. But the butt is an exceptional way for anyone to get themselves off, whether you're a man or…

Women Are 17 Times More Likely To Get HIV/AIDS If They Do This One Sexual Position

By Candice Jalili
Gwyneth Paltrow's website Goop just came out with its very own guide to having anal sex, and OBVIOUSLY, I had to give it a read. I went in expecting some casual sex tips and maybe a little glimpse into Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin's life in the…

The Dirtiest Thing You're Willing To Do In Bed, As Told By Your Zodiac Sign

By Rosey Baker
You might think that behind closed doors you're safe enough to be the disgusting kink machine you truly are, but ladies and gentleman, I'm about to blow the whistle on your whole operation. Next time you ask someone their zodiac sign, their answer…

The 5 Things I Wish I Knew About Gay Sex Before I Actually Did It

By Sean Abrams
The fear and unnerving anticipation behind having sex for the first time wasn't worth it. At least, now I know that. Before I took the plunge and pulled down my pants, I couldn't have been more nervous. I wasn't sure what to expect, and to be…

Why 'Romeo And Juliet' Is Actually More Of A Porno Than A Rom-Com

By John Hudson
Imagine if someone gave you a box for Valentine's Day and wrapped it up in lovely, shiny paper with a big bow. Imagine you love the way it looks so much, you think the wrapping actually is the present. You don't realize there's a box inside, so you…

A Gay Man Reveals The One Thing Girls Need To Do To Give An Amazing Blowjob

By Sean Abrams
First, we have Zara. She's 30 years old and has some questions about doing butt stuff. Are there any certain foods I should probably avoid before having anal sex? You would think “steer clear of Mexican at all costs” would be my go-to response, but…

26 'Never Have I Ever' Questions That Give 'Personal' A Whole New Meaning

By Kimmie Conner
I won't lie: I've played a lot of "Never Have I Ever" — especially as a tour guide who leads 18 to 30 trips with a good amount of partying. It's what young people love these days. The game is an exceptional ice breaker on the first day of a journey…

HIV Is Still On The Rise, Despite More Advanced Treatments Than Ever, Science Says

By Candice Jalili
There are plenty of advancements being made in the medical world when it comes to HIV treatment... but that doesn't seem to have done wonders to reduce new HIV infections. Antiretroviral therapies (ART) have made great strides in preventing and…

Why Guys Are So Afraid To Play With Their Butts, And Why They Really Should Start

By Bobby Box
The male G-spot is located in a man's butt. This isn't news, nor is the fact that stimulating the G-spot (a walnut-sized gland located near the base of the penis) makes for a powerful orgasm. So why, then, are so many heterosexual men so reluctant…

One Of Donald Trump's Own Staffers Was Just Convicted Of Election Fraud

By Alec MacDonald
As it stands, Hillary is now ahead by 2.5 million in the popular vote. This, apparently, makes Trump furious. Trump made headlines this week, once again, by lying in a Tweet. I use the word "lying" there very intentionally. His claims below are…

These 10 Inexpensive Sex Toys Are The Best Bang For Your Buck

By Bobby Box
My near decade's experience writing about sex toys has helped me learn some crucial things. If there's a brand name involved (LELO, Fleshlight, and JimmyJane, to name a few of my personal favorites), you'll be spending BIG bucks — which is totally…

Woman's Story Of Getting Pregnant From Anal Sex Will Make You Rethink It All

By Amanda Fama
Well, this sucks. In the apparent first recorded case of its kind, a woman became pregnant from having anal sex, and everything we know about "safe intercourse" is a lie. Before you freak out and completely re-evaluate your kinky love lives, hear me…

5 Signs You're Dating Someone Who's Nice, But You're Just Not Into Them

By Zara Barrie
One time, a few years back, I met this AMAZING woman. Let's sweetly call her Maria. We met on a dating app right when dating apps first started. I was instantly drawn to her profile. She worked in the arts! She loved Wes Anderson movies! She was a…

I Don't Care That You're Straight, You're Still At Risk For HIV

By Zara Barrie
Greetings, sweet kittens. It's me, Zara, your digital big sister. While I love the weekend as much as the next free-wheeling, high heel-wearing, winged liner-sporting, booze-swilling, red-lipsticked PARTY GIRL, 99.9 percent of the mistakes I've…

How Having Accidental Anal Sex Turned Me Off From It Forever

By Sheena Sharma
It was just another fine day here in New York City. The sky was blue, the birds were chirping and yours truly was feeling particularly horny. It was a day to hit up one of my trusty fuck buddies of the moment. Little did I know I'd be having anal…