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Orgasmic birth is a pleasurable and rewarding birth experience that can result in orgasm.
~ Leo Aquino
For some, BDSM can be a therapeutic exercise in self-healing.
~ Gigi Engle
It’s possible to transform receiving a “no” from an unsettling experience to a joyful one.
~ Reina Gattuso
This month we flirt with anticipation, as we shift out of sweaty summer into beloved fall.
~ Stefanie Caponi
Enhance your intimacy with our suite of live and on-demand workshops developed by sex & wellness experts.
We’ve compiled all the tricks to take your single orgasmic life to a land of multiplicity.
Swell asked sexuality professionals to share how exactly they bring themselves to orgasm.
~ Suzannah Weiss
A therapist explains how to talk honestly and openly about your desires in a relationship.
~ Holly Richmond
Here are some of the most pressing questions this doctor hears in her office.
~ Somi Javaid
Knowing your expectations early on is a great way to make sure your sexual needs are met.
~ Kamil Lewis
Leaving a harmful relationship can be painful, terrifying, and exhilarating all at once.
Natural biological sex is much more complex than the male/female binary.
~ Sandra Carpenter
Phexxi, a brand-new birth-control gel, is inserted into the vagina up to one hour before vaginal sex.
~ Cassandra Corrado
Vaginal discharge can be totally normal…or it can be a warning sign of an infection.
~ R.T. Collins
Welcome to July, lovers! Hot vaxx summer is upon us, and we’re all aching to make out with life again.
Gender euphoria is a feeling of relief and joy from gender-affirming experiences.
Britney’s high-profile case shined a light on the question: who has the right to birth and raise children?
An apology is a process of compassionate communication that takes two, not just the one who messed up.
~ Cheryl Fraser
Dr. Alfred Kinsey proposed the radical idea that sexual orientation lies on a spectrum by creating the Kinsey Scale.
Discrimination against bisexual people is harmful and persistent. Here’s how to cope.
We spoke with Dame’s Head of Content Danielle Bezalel about CBD lube, masturbation, and the importance of consulting your doctor.
Getting to know your vulva is one of the best things you can do for your sexual health and pleasure.
Not into a big Pride parade this year? Here are some suggestions for a slower, more intimate celebration.
Here are 10 of our favorite posts about sexuality, orientation, and gender identity.
Welcome to June, lovers! And happy Pride month.
Can you really have orgasms from exercise? Thankfully, the answer is yes.
Kinks or fetishes are common! Here are ways to share your desires with your new partner.