Can At-Home STI Screening Be Romantic?
Anatomy/Physiology / dating / Podcast / safer sex / Sexually Transmitted Infections

Can At-Home STI Screening Be Romantic?

Hey friends, it’s #TBT and time for a vintage episode. This one originally went up in November of 2014. Getting screened for sexually transmitted infections can be a daunting, expensive, time consuming chore.Most doctors don’t think to ask, although most sexually active adults are exposed to a variety of STIs. And while it shouldn’t be a … Continue reading

Pulling Out All The Stops
Anatomy/Physiology / censorship / contraception / Long Term Relationships / Male Ejaculation / media / orgasms / Pregnancy / safer sex / sexuality education / Sexually Transmitted Infections

Pulling Out All The Stops

Hey, kittens. It’s #TBT and time for a vintage column. This one originally ran in July of 2009 and has been updated. Questions to the Sexpert: “You posted a link to a story about how pulling out is just as effective as condoms. This has got to be wrong. What was the point of all … Continue reading

Porn is a Public Health Hazard & Prioritizing Pleasure
Sex in the news / Sex Links

Porn is a Public Health Hazard & Prioritizing Pleasure

Making sex positivity more inclusive. Utah governor set to declare porn a public health hazard. Is polyamory right for you? Ending stigma around STIs.. Prioritizing pleasure. Harriet Tubman to replace Jackson on the $20. Sex tips that could actually be dangerous. The rise and rise of the spornosexual. Submit presentation and performance proposals SEXx 3.0 … Continue reading

Hi, Meet Herpes. He’s Moving in With You. Forever.
abstinence / anal sex / Anatomy/Physiology / Body Image / contraception / Long Term Relationships / oral sex / safer sex / sexuality education / Stress

Hi, Meet Herpes. He’s Moving in With You. Forever.

In discussing safer sex with people who grew up during the 80s, folks who are now adults, prevention efforts have long focused on avoiding pregnancy and HIV. HIV and AIDS were, after all, the Plague of a generation. To this day the infection is responsible for millions of deaths around the globe. But if you talk … Continue reading