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How do you know if your masturbation habits are getting out of hand?
~ Gigi Engle
Not everyone gets their mom a vibrator, but talking openly about sex with our parents is good for society.
Welcome to our new series, Crushing On, where we sing the praises of our current sex faves. First up: Warming vibrators.
“Is my vagina tight enough?” Let’s dispense with these harmful myths once and for all.
Lots of people are anxious about about the ideal length of their sex.
Hand sex isn’t just the junior varsity of sexual play—it’s its own sport.
Here’s everything you need to know about having sex on your period.
Experts explain why some of us get so turned on by masks and anonymous sex.
A psychologist explains why it’s crucial to relate to our partners as sexual beings—even when we’re not having sex.
A next-level guide to the simple yet essential skill of kissing.
At a time when we’re expanding our definition of “sex,” we should consider what even counts as foreplay.
Here’s what to do if you find yourself in a sex rut.
Here are some useful tips and tricks to assist you along your masturbatory journey.
We hear a lot about how performance anxiety affects penises, but what about all the vulvas out there?
Studies show that lesbians and bisexual women are having more orgasms and pleasure than straight women.
Yes, self-love is straight-up good for your physical health.
We asked experts about what steps you can take to hold sexual harassers accountable.
Here’s what happens to your body when you experience sexual touch and pleasure.
Create time and space for your sex life, rather than just expecting things to sort themselves out.
Ready for a relationship? Become the best version of yourself.
The winter isn’t kind to our sex drives. Here’s how to welcome the spring.
Here’s how to feel multiple sensations at once while you’re climaxing.
NRE is a staple of the polyamorous community, but everyone should learn about it and appreciate it.
Just because there are a million Tinderellas doesn’t mean we should treat people badly.
Here are a few things you can do to keep your vagina happy and healthy.