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15 Questions To Ask Your Hinge Match When Their Profile Is Pretty Vague

By Caroline Colvin
The whole point of Hinge is that it's more thought-provoking (and hopefully a tad more profound) than other apps can be. After all, the app's motto is "Designed to be deleted." Part of that expectation lies in the prompts users answer on their…

I Went To A Sex-Positivity Party & It Changed My Entire Outlook On Sex

By Chelsea Cirruzzo
Here's what I learn one humid, sticky night in July at a rooftop bar in Washington D.C.: It’s not a sex-positivity party without some sex-positive bingo. I'm standing in a diverse crowd that's gathered here tonight for an event hosted by the city's…

7 Ways To Break The Ice When Your First Date Convo Feels A Little Awkward

By Caroline Colvin
So you've had your meet-cute or your swipe-right, you've hit it off, and now you've made it to the first date. You've put on your Tuesday night best, listened to your pump-me-up playlist, and have made your way to the restaurant. Maybe there's an…

Kirsten Gillibrand Wants To Talk About This Important Part Of Reproductive Rights

By Lilli Petersen
In a crowded Democratic primary field, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York knows who she is, and what she stands for. The three-term senator isn't shying away from gender issues on the campaign trail, and has been a vocal leader in the #MeToo…

8 People Describe What Masturbating Feels Like & OMG

By Griffin Wynne
Your basic sex-ed class may have covered the technical names of body parts, but when it came to the juicy questions, like: What does masturbating feel like? Well, you probably never got to that chapter. Getting it on with your bad self can be a…

My First Time Pegging Taught Me An Unforgettable Lesson

By Ginny Hogan
Pegging had been on my mind since Broad City featured it in Season 2 Episode 4 in 2015, but until recently, I still hadn't found the right opening (pun very much intended). As curious as I was, I was nervous to bring it up with any of my sexual…

AOC Weighed In On Birth Control Access In A Bold Way

By Chelsea Stewart
There are understandably a lot of takes on birth control. While some people are totally down with contraceptives, others have nearly waged war on them. For her part, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) is among the former — and now she's…

Bachelor Nation Lost It When Jason Biggs & Jenny Mollen Appeared On 'The Bachelorette'

By Kristen Perrone
The Bachelorette loves welcoming celebrity guests to lead group dates, and in recent years, married celeb couples have become the franchise's go-to date instructors. Rachel Lindsay welcomed Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis on her season, while Colton…

This Photo Series Sheds Light on Challenges Faced By Black Sexual Assault Survivors

By Caroline Colvin
When healing from sexual assault, survivors frequently face victim-blaming and barriers to swift justice. And while movements like Time's Up and #MeToo bring more visibility to these issues, many conversations are still leaving out the realities of…

I Never Realized This Common Move During Oral Sex Could Count As Sexual Assault

By Stefani Clark
When I was having casual sex regularly during the summer of 2017, only two things ever happened: guys would take me to a park or quiet industrial block for privacy, and then we'd either have sex or I'd blow them. Sometimes, when we were hooking up,…

7 Sex Toys That Don't Look So Phallic, Because That's Not Everyone's Jam

By Caroline Colvin
There are a number of reasons why you'd be in the market for sex toys that don't look like penises. In the same way that non-vibrating sex toys might be someone's preference, penetration just might not be your favorite sensation (say that five time…

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…

I'm A Virgin & An Adult Sex-Ed Class Helped Me See Sex & Religion In A New Light

By Bonnie Azoulay
At 24 years old, my life doesn’t revolve around the fact that I’ve never done the deed. Refraining from sex until my wedding night is mostly a given as a Jewish Modern Orthodox woman. I’ve never had to dispense any explanation to potential suitors…

'Sex Education' Season 2 Is Officially A Go, So Let The Awkwardness Continue

By Dylan Kickham
The pubescent awkwardness of Sex Education will continue on at Netflix. The streaming service announced on Friday morning that its recent British teen dramedy series will get a second season. The news comes just a couple weeks after the first season…

Here's Everything Fans Should Know About Netflix's 'Sex Education'

By Sarah Halle Corey
Everyone who's experienced their teenage years knows all about the horror and humor that comes with being trapped in high school. There are teachers monitoring your every move, popular kids ruling over the social scene, and, of course, the awkward…

'Sex Education' Fans Are Realizing How Similar The Show Is To '10 Things I Hate About You'

By Dylan Kickham
Netflix's latest original series Sex Education has taken the internet by storm, and it is no wonder why young viewers are getting so attached to the new show. The series is all about the son of a sex therapist who opens up his own underground sex…

5 Reasons We Need A Second Season Of 'Sex Education' On Netflix

By Dylan Kickham
We are only a couple of weeks into 2019, but Netflix may have already given us what will likely be one of the best new series of the year. The first season of Sex Education introduces viewers to teenager Otis Milburn, who is wise beyond his years…

A Sex Therapist Reveals What 'Sex Education' Gets Right & Wrong About The Job

By Sarah Ellis
Am I the only one who can’t get enough of Sex Education on Netflix? The British dramedy is full of adorable characters, cringe-worthy sexual encounters and just enough conflict to keep you on your toes. It’s one of those shows that brings you right…

Netflix Just Dropped A New Trailer For 'Sex Education' That You Need To See

By Ani Bundel
While Netflix may be an American company, there are times when it feels like it has just as much UK content as it does from the U.S. (Or maybe that's my algorithm.) The latest cross-pond team-up the streaming service has taken on is with Eleven…

How To Feel Confident Talking About Sexual Fantasies With Your Partner, According To A Sex Therapist

By Caroline Colvin
Whether it's tying your partner up, taking part in a threesome, or hooking up with a stranger, your X-rated daydreams are probably pretty normal. Still, it can be nerve-wracking to talk about them. Even in the most sexually active relationships or…

I'm Sad About Tumblr's Ban On NSFW Content Because It Helped Me Explore My Sexuality

By Caroline Colvin
By now, you've probably heard that Tumblr — safe haven for space nerds, indie kids, and chic weirdos — has put a NSFW content ban into effect. As of Dec. 17, gone are the days of scrolling through Tumblr with baited breath, rife with worry that a…

Here's The Truth About Whether Douching After Sex Prevents Pregnancy

By Hannah Schneider
Douching is a practice adopted by many people with vaginas in order to enhance the "cleanliness" and "odor" of the vaginal canal. The controversial practice has been around for decades, but does it actually benefit you and can douching after sex…

4 Super Hot Sex Positions For Twin Beds That You Need To Know About Right Now

By Tayi Sanusi
Anyone who's ever slept in a twin bed knows that they can leave much to be desired when it comes to physical space. It's easy to see why two adults trying to enjoy some sexy time can struggle to get their bump-and-grind on with so little space. And…

This New Wellness Kit Is Designed To Take Your Sex Life To A Whole Other Level

By Georgina Berbari
When I was younger, I had so many questions about my clitoris — and honestly, I still do. For some reason, though, (and this seems to be the case for women especially) bringing up sex-related topics can get awkward really fast because of confusing…

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…

6 Myths About Getting Pregnant You Need To Stop Listening To ASAP, According To An Expert

By Korey Lane
I don't know about you, but my middle school and high school sex education classes consisted of us girls being taught that we were like "flowers." We were given three strict rules: Nothing below the neck, nothing laying down, and nothing comes off.…

Sophie Turner Says 'Game Of Thrones' Taught Her "Sex Education" & I'm Cringing With Her

By Ani Bundel
Game of Thrones has always had a reputation for sex and violence. From the very first episode, there was bloodshed when there wasn't a couple having fun in bed. One of the show's main protagonists, Tyrion Lannister, is introduced in bed in…

6 Women Reveal What Their First Threesomes Were Like, & Did It Just Get Hotter In Here?!

By Candice Jalili
As someone who's never had a threesome, I can attest to the fact that the concept can be a little daunting. And it's not that I think there's anything wrong or bad about them. It's more just that I'm not really sure what I should expect. And can you…

Here’s What Happens When You Have Sex With A Yeast Infection, So Keep These Risks In Mind

By Rachel Shatto
You really don't know the meaning of the word bummer until you’ve had a yeast infection. They're the worst — just so uncomfortable! Thinking about it is upsetting my vagina. So, having sex while you have one might not be the most ideal thing in the…

Is It Normal To Rarely (Or Never) Get Off With Your Partner? Experts Weigh In 

By Rachel Shatto
How often are you having an orgasm when you have sex with your partner? Every time? Most of the time? Well then, congrats, you are part of the lucky minority. I'd give you a prize, but from the sound of things you're already being rewarded on the…