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Can this Plant Give You Better Orgasms? Sexual Healing

Craving better orgasms? Or just craving orgasms, period? You’re not alone. Pleasure is a right, not a privilege, and Matthew Gerson, formerly of Sir Richard’s Condoms, created Foria, a cannabis-infused natural lubricant, on that premise. I chatted with him about the rollout of his breakthrough product, the epidemic of anorgasmic […]

Is Pulling Out a Safe Method of Contraception? Sexual Healing

ColumnA new book called “Sweetening the Pill: Or How We Get Hooked on Hormonal Birth Control” has sparked a controversial discussion about sex, contraception, “pulling out,” and “pregnancy ambivalence.” I haven’t read the book yet, but I agree with part of its premise, that the pill can wreak massive havoc […]

Can this Plant Give You Better Orgasms? Sexual Healing

Craving better orgasms? Or just craving orgasms, period? You’re not alone. Pleasure is a right, not a privilege, and Matthew Gerson, formerly of Sir Richard’s Condoms, created Foria, a cannabis-infused natural lubricant, on that premise. I chatted with him about the rollout of his breakthrough product, the epidemic of anorgasmic […]

In Praise of Casual Sex: Sexual Healing

Our culture (simultaneously puritanical and hyper-sexualized) has long had its knickers in a twist about causal sex – especially the kind had by women. Last week a new study moved slightly beyond the “good girls don’t” trope, proving that casual sex can be healthy — if you’re not already hung […]

How To Eat Your Way To A Better Orgasm (Seriously): Sexual Healing

ColumnWe’ve talked a lot about the orgasm in this space before (and we surely will again), but it’s just one of many ingredients in the proverbial sexual feast. Find out how the food on your real dinner plate can affect your sexual appetites. The four-stage model of sexual response goes like […]

Slow Sex: Spring is for Shedding (Layers and Baggage)

As spring returns to the Northern Hemisphere, our bodies respond accordingly; we are mammals after all. The earth cracks open and green shoots emerge while we shed our sweaters and raise our winter-cracked faces to the sun, hoping for instant transformation. Think about your cat curled elegantly in a ray […]

Tantra 101: Sacred Sex for the Rest of Us: Sexual Healing

ColumnTantra views life as an ongoing process of creation: an ongoing marriage of consciousness and energy at every level of existence.  — Barbara Carrellas, author of “Ecstasy is Necessary” and “Urban Tantra: Sacred Sex for the 21st Century” If you asked a practitioner about Tantra back in the day, say […]

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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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