Anatomists have bid farewell to “pudendum,” but other questionable terms remain.
Apps such as uConsent allow potential sexual partners to tell each other what level of physical intimacy they are comfortable with.
Navigating a sensitive, and critical, topic.
“It’s really an addiction.”
Whether you talk about it in polite society or not, sex is central to who you are as a person. In fact, we are all here as a result of meaningful looks, snatched moments, sweaty palms, clumsy first touches, tangled limbs and orgasms.
Feminine care was once a taboo subject. These days, companies are sprouting up to address the taboo and the reality of the industry for the modern day woman. One such company is women-owned LOLA, a brand on a mission to change ingredient transparency in female reproductive products like tampons and sexual health.
Frustrated with cliches about the “elusive female orgasm,” Vanessa Marin founded Finishing School to demystify the art of orgasming.
If there is to be talk of regret where the sexual revolution is concerned, perhaps we should consider the ways in which it failed to go far enough or, to cast this in a better light, might still progress.
Sexuality is not just about having sex, and sex is about more than penetration. A lack of intimacy, in whatever form, negatively impacts our wellbeing and so it’s important that people have opportunities to seek information or help for these issues.
The incidence of head and neck cancer is going down. The bad news is another type of head and neck cancer is on the rise and is related to a common STD...HPV the same virus implicated in cervical cancer. Could oral sex play a role?
Women are often confused about how often they should be tested for STIs, the long term effects of untreated STIs, and the true definition of safe sex. While many women spend time looking for contraceptive options they often forget to think about protecting themselves against STIs.
What if sex education centered around pleasure, rather than fear?
The lack of research into women's orientation is "a reflection of a broader pattern in science, and society in general," says Ngun, "The default is the white male."
Seeing more women take control of their sexuality has been refreshing for Hallie Lieberman, the author of the recently published Buzz: A Stimulating History of the Sex Toy.
New research by psychologists at the University of Toronto and the University of Western Ontario, published earlier this month in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, found that men in long-term relationships often underestimate how often their wives or girlfriends want to be intimate.
Addyi treats a condition known as hypoactive sexual desire disorder, defined as reduced fantasies and desire for sexual activity that clearly distresses patients. While only about 10 percent of women who take the drug benefit from it, they can tell for themselves if treatment is helping, the agency said in the essay...
During the antebellum period, enslaved women wielded their reproductive capital and fought off white encroachment on their sexual health.
It's wonderful to enter a relationship where you have a regular routine with someone and you begin to feel comfortable with what is going on in the bedroom. But just because you're not single anymore doesn't mean you should stop paying attention to your health.
Having an understanding of your natural bodily functions and vagina is super important to maintaining your health, so here are eight things your OB/GYN wish you knew...
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