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Most women groom their pubic hair nowadays, but that wasn’t always the case.
~ Suzannah Weiss
Welcome to 2020, lovers! A new decade brings entirely new energy.
~ Stefanie Caponi
We asked you about the wildest things you heard back in sex ed. The answers disturbed us.
Are your palms getting sweaty thinking about having a sex talk with your kids? You’re not alone.
~ Jaclyn Friedman
Welcome to Sagittarius season, lovers!
A transgender man reminisces on the surprising beauty of his first time.
The concept of “virginity loss” may be a myth, but having sex for the the first time can still feel meaningful.
~ Anastasia Charisiou
A new book about masculinity, #MeToo, self-care, and more.
Welcome to Scorpio season, lovers!
How the spookiest holiday awakens potential for dark, fantastical fun.
Welcome to Libra Season, lovers!
Stereotypes about bisexual identity have real-life consequences.
~ Gabrielle Noel
Can you save a partnership when one person comes out as a different gender or sexual orientation?
~ Tris Mamone
We asked Dame’s Instagram community how they defined sex.
Welcome to Virgo season, lovers!
The history of lube goes back thousands of years.
Solo sex might be more important for the demi than almost any other sexual type.
~ Shannon Ashley
Welcome to fire season, lovers!
We asked our Instagram community about how sex and motherhood intertwine
A review of Aziz Ansari’s new special, Right Now.
~ Reina Gattuso
A writer learns to submit during sex, despite her hearing device.
It turns out that the answer isn’t so simple.
Welcome to eclipse season, lovers!
Introducing our new series, written by real people about their real experiences with sex.