Seniors & STDs: Grandma’s Got Herpes!

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 9, 2008 - 6:45 pm

So you know all those people having unprotected sex with multiple partners? Maybe it’s your MOM! Or your Grandpa! Researchers at England’s West Midlands Health Protection Agency found that over the last 10 years, STD rates had more than doubled among people ages 45 and older. Hey, Granny Goose, just ’cause you went through “the… More »

Sex Advice: I’m Dating Mr. Not-So-Big

Sexpert Lindsay | July 9, 2008 - 1:00 pm

“The guy I’m dating is seriously under-endowed. Is this a total deal-breaker?” — Dick-appointed, via email

Have you had sex already? If you have, then you know the answer better than I do. Just ask yourself this: Was it good?

When women experience orgasms during sex, it usually has nothing to do with… More »

Microbicides: Condoms May Become A Thing Of The Past

Simcha | July 8, 2008 - 8:00 pm

While sticking a bunch of microbicides up your hoo-ha may seem like a bad idea, turns out it may save your vaj from the likes of HIV and other STD’s. Researchers are currently conducting clinical trials at UCLA’s AIDS Institute for microbicides, a shield you would schmear in your vajane. Nowadays, women must rely on… More »

Poll: How Often Do You Get Tested For STDs?

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 8, 2008 - 6:45 pm

What with all the promiscuous sex the U.S. is having without condoms, we’re curious about how often you get tested for sexually transmitted diseases/infections. I will start: I last got tested, like, three years ago because I’ve been in a committed relationship for a lonnnng time, but prior to the man-friend I got tested every… More »

Poll: So Why Don’t You Use Protection?

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 7, 2008 - 12:45 pm

Remember that poll we conducted about how often you use condoms? Well the result are in, and a whopping 46% of you don’t use condoms EVER. We were curious and wanted more info, so for those of you that don’t use condoms, please, oh please, tell us why. More »

Sex Advice: My Girlfriend Has Vaginismus

Sexpert Lindsay | July 2, 2008 - 1:00 pm

“My girlfriend has Vaginismus. We have a great relationship and we hook up orally and with hands a good amount. Unfortunately, because of her condition, we can’t have sex because it is really painful for her. Obviously I am never going to push it on her because it is WAY harder for her than itMore »

FDA Guards Gardasil’s Market Share

Simcha | July 1, 2008 - 5:00 pm

So far in the states, Gardasil has been the only FDA approved vaccine for the double-whammy strain of HPV that causes cervical cancer. However, in Europe Cervarix has been kicking HPV’s butt and protecting women across the continent. While the drug has been in the FDA review process for foreva-eva, it looks like new data… More »

The Frisky’s Guide To Sealing The Deal Without Shrinking Like A Violet

Simcha | June 30, 2008 - 7:00 pm

There comes a time (hopefully many) in every woman’s life when you’re finally one-on-one with a guy you’re hot for and are ready for him to resuscitate your love life with some serious mouth-to-mouth. But how do you let him know you want him, you want him so bad, it’s driving you mad? While some… More »

Poll: Is Technology A Part Of Your Sex Life?

Catherine Strawn | June 30, 2008 - 12:30 pm

A study conducted by author Joan Sauers for her new book, Sex Lives of Australian Women, found that 20 percent of Australian women have admitted to having a sexual encounter in an internet chatroom. “As a society, we increasingly rely on technology to get the job done, whatever the job is,” she writes in the… More »

Standing Up For One Night Stands

Simcha | June 26, 2008 - 6:30 pm

A new study is claiming women don’t like one-night stands. Um, doesn’t a blanket statement like that need circumstantial qualifications? Such as: Women don’t like one-night stands when:

1. It’s a pity lay.
2. They’re new to college and sex, so they’re not really sure how to do it.
3. They’ve accidentally taken home… More »

Gardasil Has Been Gettin’ Some Haters

Simcha | June 25, 2008 - 8:00 pm

The Human Papillomavirus, aka HPV, can cause cervical cancer and genital warts. And now it’s possible that the vaccine that guards against HPV, Gardasil, may cause death. Around the world, 11 girls, as young as the age of 11, have died after receiving the shots, and about another 1,700 have reported complications which include fainting… More »

Poll: How Often Do You Use A Condom During Sex?

Catherine Strawn | June 25, 2008 - 1:30 pm

Young people don’t always do act with the hormones as opposed to their brain, and a study by the New York City health department is evidence. Apparently 40 percent of New Yorkers with multiple sex partners didn’t use a condom the last time they had sex, according to a poll of 10,000 adults in the… More »

STD Prevention Videos Help Prevent STDs

Catherine Strawn | June 25, 2008 - 1:00 pm

Playing a video on the prevention of HIV and other STDs for people while they’re waiting to be seen in an STD clinic can reduce the likelihood that they’ll get such an infection. In a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study of more than 38,600 people, and the rate of STIs was under five… More »

Is Hair-Pulling During Sex So Taboo?

Simcha | June 23, 2008 - 8:00 pm

Rough sex. Sure, it’s not for the faint of heart, but it certainly has a large and enthusiastic following. But lately it’s been getting some bad press and from “The Girl Next Door” at Men’s Health mag. A reader wrote in to her because his girlfriend wants him to pull her ponytail during sex. The… More »

Birth Defects Linked to UTIs and STDs

Simcha | June 23, 2008 - 6:30 pm

Since the sexual revolution, it’s been hard for us modern gals to remember that our below the belt business is also for baby-making. STD’s and UTI’s are always a risk, but sadly, these party favors from sexual favors have been linked to birth defects. Just when you thought they were bad enough to handle on… More »

Peanut Butter Does A Sex Life Good

Catherine Strawn | June 23, 2008 - 4:30 pm

Vitamin E is supposedly known as “the sexuality vitamin” and peanut and peanut products are “recommended by at least three leading sexologists for a restorative diet,” according to the website, which my friend Josh directed me to because peanut butter is my favorite food. We’re not sure who these sexologists are, but a dollop… More »

Sex May Cause Weight Gain

Catherine Strawn | June 19, 2008 - 1:00 pm

All those studies that say sex burns calories thereby making you lose weight may be hooey. A study published this month in Medical Hypotheses suggests that blood levels of the hormone prolactin, which stimulates milk production and fatherly love, rise during sex, especially when there’s an orgasm. In several species, increased levels of prolactin have… More »

The G-Spot: What, Where, & How!

Simcha | June 17, 2008 - 7:00 pm

The mythic G-spot seems even too mysterious for an episode of the X Files to uncover it. Where is it? What is it? And how do you work the darn thing?! After reading Divine Caroline, a few things became clear:

The G-Spot is actually the Skene Gland- a thick lining on the front side… More »

Condoms And Conjugal Visits: Possible Solutions To Stop The Spread Of HIV/AIDS

Catherine Strawn | June 17, 2008 - 3:00 pm

Marcus Day, the adviser to the Association of Caribbean Heads of Corrections and Prison Services, is recommending prisons in the Caribbean implement condom distribution programs (despite concerns from the religious community that this will promote sex between men). A slightly more innovative course of action he’s suggesting is conjugal visits for married prisoners. Marcus said… More »

Sweden’s Got The World’s Most Beautiful Women

Simcha | June 16, 2008 - 8:00 pm

Thinking about going on a sexpedition? Well, Stockholm, Sweden, was just voted the city in the world with the most beautiful women by Traveler’s Digest. So consider yourself warned of the competition! The cuties in Copenhagen, Denmark came in a close second, and Buenos Aires, Argentina in third. Although, the entire survey seems skewed since… More »

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