More about orgasms.

Mary Roach, author of Bonk (which you should read if you have the time…I have a review of the book somewhere on this blog!), does a 15 minute review of 10 Things You Should Know About Orgasm. Okay…you might be able to live without all 10 but I found the clip amusing and yes…a tad …

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Kissing Part 2 — Anatomy of a kiss.

“Human lips enjoy the slimmest layer of skin on the human body, and the lips are among the most densely populated with sensory neurons of any body region. When we kiss the neurons, along with those in the tongue and mouth, rocket messages to the brain and body, setting off delightful sensations, intense emotions and …

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Kissing Part 1 — How often do you kiss?

A recent survey conducted by the British Heart Foundation found that, “one in five (18%) married people don’t pucker-up with their partner for an entire week, while two in five married people (40%) kiss for just five seconds or less when they get it on. Apparently Scots kiss the longest, for 28 seconds. And East …

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The “Glee” controversy.

Amy Schalet, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, has a great post responding to the Glee episode where two of its main characters decide to have sex for the first time. Quote taken from the post, “Why did it takes us so long to arrive at a positive media portrayal of …

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Faking it.

Many theories exist about why one might fake an orgasm. In a recent study discussed on CBS News, a researcher at Columbia University found that women fake it to retain their mates. Dr Kaighobadi, who conducted the study (the study can be found in the November issue of the Archives of Sexual Behavior), calls it …

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Holiness and sex ed.

This Blog Entry was originally posted on the Sisterhood. “His main premise is that young people will tune out educators if their real concerns are left in the shadows.” In the end, that perhaps was the most important line of all in the recent New York Times Magazine article, “Teaching Good Sex,” by Laurie Abraham. …

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Sex Week at Yale — Part 2.

Continued from Wednesday….. For the most part it seems that Sex Week became a way to highlight diversity and kink with sex. I don’t think that’s a bad thing. I think exposing people who are interested in non-vanilla sex is useful and there aren’t too many safe arenas in which this can happen. However, it …

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Sex Week at Yale — Part 1.

Yale University cancelled Sex Week. Well, they didn’t actually cancel it, they merely told the organizers they could no longer use the Yale name or Yale funding. I thought this was pretty interesting not only because it’s been a slow news week on the sex front (Herman Cain and the Penn State scandal not withstanding) …

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“The Sex Bible.”

The Sex Bible is a book worth having. The pictures are explicit, and some of the best imagery I have seen for helping couples with sexual positions. It also includes many, many tips from how to give good oral sex to the best porn for women. I recommend this book at the center for couples …

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