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Sex and Intimacy: What’s Love Got To Do With It? Sexual Healing

Intimacy is a word that we bandy about, but we rarely grapple with its more challenging implications. Intimacy is also the issue that lady mags tend to frame as the key to healthy relationships, and however true this is, not all of us are currently in a relationship. (And many […]

Are Your Sexual Fantasies “Normal”?: Sexual Healing

ColumnWe all have sexual fetishes, fantasies, and unspoken desires. Who decides whether they’re normal or not? “Normal” is  a strange, problematic term. It’s one thing when asking a doctor about a mole, but when contemplating your sexual desires and fetishes, “normal” is a non-starter.  If something you desire doesn’t fall into […]

Natural Birth Control Tips, Part 1: The Pill, The Environment and Your Health

From STIs to unwanted children, protect ourselves we must. For the sustainability-inclined, natural birth control can be a complex maze to navigate. Eco-conscious people aren’t simply thinking about how an unwanted child might affect their own lives – they’re considering the broader implications of overpopulation, planetary wellness, and health. Since […]

9 Natural Ways to Spice Up Your Sex Life: Sexual Healing

Here are 9 sex tips for giving you and your partner an organic sex-lift. Sex is natural, sex is good, but not everybody is doing nearly enough of what they should. We’re busy, we’re stressed out, and we’re tired, but that’s precisely why we should be having more sex. Being […]

What Do Women Really Want in ‘Being Wanted’? Sexual Healing

What do women really want? That is a question that has long been mired in confusion and even subterfuge. You can blame the usual suspects: porn, patriarchy, and patent disregard for women’s voices through many centuries. But the truth is that “wanting to be wanted” may be sabotaging your relationships […]

Do You Demand Pleasure Parity?: Sexual Healing

ColumnA recent piece in the New York Times called “In Hookups, Inequality Still Reigns” really got my blood boiling. The premise is that college-aged women don’t get off on casual sex, while college-aged men always DO. I’m angry not just because my sisters are being deprived of pleasure and well-deserved orgasms, […]

How To Start Your Own Personal Sexual Revolution: Sexual Healing

Is a sexual  revolution in the air? Perhaps it’s the birds singing, the blossoms exploding into orgies of color, and the annual shedding and storing of our winter wardrobe. But this spring there’s something different – are you feeling an extra edge of rebellion and resistance? Whether it’s the potential […]

Intro to Feminist Porn – Part II: Sexual Healing

In last week’s column I introduced you to the thriving (and surprising) feminist porn movement. Since then, we’ve witnessed a violent, gratuitous rape scene on “Game of Thrones” and were exposed to a repugnant stream of frat boy text messages rife with relentless misogyny. Just another day in the cesspool […]

The Joy of Solo Sex (Is Masturbation the New Kale?): Sexual Healing

Have you serviced yourself today? May is National Masturbation Month, so let’s intimately examine the art of self-pleasure. Whether you’re single or in a relationship, masturbation is not just free – solo sex may be the key to glowing health (and enduring happiness). No matter how graphic, vulgar, and hyper-sexualized […]

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Redefining Cougar Women: Sexual Healing

 If you learned everything you know about “cougar women” from “The Graduate” or even “Sex and the City,” you’re still woefully ignorant about a very common dating scenario. There’s nothing predatory about older women dating younger men. The Mrs. Robinson myth is alive and well, despite major cultural shifts in […]

PRO: Your Abortion Stories are Nothing to Be Ashamed Of: Sexual Healing

There is no shame in abortion. ABORTION. Say it with me. You don’t need to speak in hushed tones: your abortion stories, my abortion story – they’re the stories of our lives. And they’re as normal as normal can be. According to Katha Pollitt, author of the wonderful and important […]

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