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Sex by Numbers: What Makes You a Great Lover?

ColumnEcoSalon Columnist Abigail Wick interviews European ex-pats about the game they bring to the table. You know you have one. That go-to friend – maybe the gay friend living in the apartment next door or your wild and crazy partner-in-crime from your days at university who always lends a willing […]

Sex by Numbers: How to Date Multiple Men

ColumnColumnist Abigail Wick delivers definitive reasons why single women not only can, but positively should, date more than one man at once. It might seem funny to begin an article about dating multiple men by talking about my grandmother but in fact, nothing makes more sense. At a healthy 68 […]

Sex by Numbers: Men vs. Women

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. Men and women were created equal, but they’re by no means the same. When it comes to sex, the differences between our genders are ever apparent. This week’s Sex By Numbers examines our sexual discrepancies—including fantasies, post coital slumber, and […]

Sex by Numbers: Happy and Gay Edition

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. Number of sitting American presidents who currently support same-sex marriage: 1 250,000: Number of federal government employees who have completed an official survey that includes, for the first time, questions about sexual orientation and gender identity

Sex by Numbers: The American Girl’s Guide to European Men

ColumnAn American ex-pat on dating in Europe. It’s the gulf between the man who says “Mon chéri” and he who says “Hey, baby.” It’s the difference between the guy who orders a Jack Daniels with Coca-Cola and he who instead prefers a nice Bordeaux. It’s the net effect of a […]

Sex by Numbers: An Aspirin a Day

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. What a week it’s been for sex. We got to hear Rush Limbaugh apologize to “sluts” and it turns out everyone in your yoga class is doing it. Here’s a few more sex statistics and facts for you this week: […]

Sex by Numbers: What Would Grandma Say?

Column You better be having sex with the right people. Gentle Readers, there are a lot of sex-related facts and factettes out there in this sexy, sex-having world of ours. But let’s get real: most of you are too busy Doing It (sex-wise) to analyze and collate them all into […]

Sex by Numbers: To Love My Friend

ColumnSometimes female friends are more than enough to stir your heart and juice-up your mojo. Like gravitates toward like, and in the realm of female friends, this means that my fairer-sex companions are exclusively women who inspire and encourage me to be a better version of me. I gravitate toward […]

Sex by Numbers: Modern Day Romance and Breeding

ColumnHow do you maintain passion and pleasure in a romantic partnership, while at the same time navigating the ins and outs of parenting? As a weekly relationships columnist, I regularly receive love inquiries that range from the philosophical to the salacious. This week, my friend Rachel sent an intriguing letter, […]

The Friday 5, Vol. 12

A weekly roundup of EcoSalon’s top stories. This week has been a veritable feast of words and thought with five brilliant, new writers joining us.We thought introductions were necessary, so without further ado, here’s our Friday 5 featuring the five. Taking natural makeup to dizzying heights, Kristen Arnett’s column High […]

Sex by Numbers: Online Dating’s Stranglehold on Desire

ColumnNow that internet-dating revenues exceed even those of the once-indomitable porn industry, online matchmaking is no longer the pitiable purview of computer trolls seeking intimacy and connection. This $4-billion global empire has become commonplace and, in some circles, even cool. ManHunt (gay men), Amigos (Latinos), MillionaireMatch (wealthy), DeafDate (deaf), JDate […]

Sex By Numbers: Under the Influence

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. Our sex lives are governed by a host of factors— some are external and beyond our control, while others are products of our own choices. This week’s edition of Sex by Numbers takes a look some of the influencers of […]

Sex by Numbers: Modesty is the New Sexy

ColumnExcess is an unsustainable path, leaving little to the imagination. Modesty doesn’t necessarily mean donning a chastity belt, but it certainly means keeping your legs firmly crossed if you’re wearing a skirt. Moderation doesn’t mean giving up alcohol to spend every evening reading Gertrude Stein while cuddling your pet cat, […]

Sex by Numbers: The Rhythm Method

Column Facts are facts. If you’re not too busy protesting male-only contraception hearings in the House of Representatives today, how about a few lighthearted statistics to take your mind off of things? Don’t worry, I’m sure that all these elderly male religious leaders have our best interests at heart and […]

Sex By Numbers: Under the Influence

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. Our sex lives are governed by a host of factors— some are external and beyond our control, while others are products of our own choices. This week’s edition of Sex by Numbers takes a look some of the influencers of […]

Sex by Numbers: Hot German Men in Cold Northern Climes

ColumnFour Northern European men offer insight into their culture’s subtle approach to love and loyalty. Stereotypes, however coarse and insensitive, can nonetheless serve as useful indicators about a culture’s biases and predilections. For instance, it’s not exactly going out on a limb to generalize that Mediterranean men are exhibitionists of […]

Sex by Numbers: How to Date Multiple Men

ColumnColumnist Abigail Wick delivers definitive reasons why single women not only can, but positively should, date more than one man at once. It might seem funny to begin an article about dating multiple men by talking about my grandmother but in fact, nothing makes more sense. At a healthy 68 […]

Sex by Numbers: A Very Blue Hawaii

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. 1 minute: Length of the first Magic Mike trailer to feature full male nudity, released this week 112: Age of recently discovered notes from a failed Antarctic expedition describing the “depraved” behavior of Adelie penguins, including apparent acts of necrophilia […]

The Friday 5, Vol. 12

A weekly roundup of EcoSalon’s top stories. This week has been a veritable feast of words and thought with five brilliant, new writers joining us.We thought introductions were necessary, so without further ado, here’s our Friday 5 featuring the five. Taking natural makeup to dizzying heights, Kristen Arnett’s column High […]

Sex By Numbers: El Amor en España: Seven Lovers, One Weekend

ColumnSeven innocent Barcelona bystanders talk about love and sex. I just returned from a four-day weekend in Barcelona, where my girlfriend and I sunned on the beach, hit up the best dance scenes, and generally went looking for trouble in a city that doesn’t have a bedtime and, por supuesto, […]

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Sex By Numbers: Lady Gaga and Settling the Score

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. There are certain things we will always want: eternal youth, the upper hand with our ex, and—if you happen to be Lady Gaga this week—everyone to stop obsessing over bodily perfection. Even though we may never get these things, this […]

Sex By Numbers: We Love You Kate Middleton

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. If anyone has the right to be irritated this week, it’s Kate Middleton. Can’t a Duchess get a little uninterrupted tanning time in? In her royal honor, we’ve dedicated this week’s Sex By Numbers to every woman that just wants […]

Sex By Numbers: Mixed-Up Media

A weekly look and sex and culture, by the numbers. Messages of sexual innuendo in all forms of media is as American as apple pie. Though despite the vagina biographies, Tumblrs, mobile apps and pregnant teens in French cinema featured in this week’s Sex By Numbers, it appears we still […]

Sex By Numbers: I Saw it on TV!

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers  As a culture, we spend a lot of time watching TV. We also spend a lot of time thinking about sex, so it’s no surprise that the two go hand-in-hand. This week’s Sex By Numbers takes a look at this […]

Sex By Numbers: Stranger Than Fiction

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. When it comes to our sexual selves, we might as well learn to expect the unexpected. Never has that been more true than this week’s Sex By Numbers, in which Hugh Hefner is an outspoken feminist, a male worries that […]

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