The origin of the word “aphrodisiac” comes from Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of sexual love, beauty, desire, pleasure, and procreation, whose nectar of choice was said to be sticky, sweet honey. It’s no wonder that we’ve carried these sexy sensibilities to define the treats that spark arousal!
Well, I’m 56 [years old]. I was born in Los Angeles, in the San Fernando Valley. Yeah, I’m 56 and I got into the adult industry 19 years ago. I created the genre of Trans-Male porn. It didn’t exist before I created it in the industry. I grew up a total little “Tomboy”. My parents raised me as a boy. Back in the 60’s, tomboys weren’t a problem.
Beyond dispelling the myths of the last century, how does our current understanding of cannabis’ action in the brain inform how it can be used for a healthy sex life? For one, we now recognize that there’s far more to cannabis than just THC, and there’s an extensive array of targets in the brain and body that the cannabinoids act upon to convey their therapeutic and wellness benefits.
What happens when cumming doesn’t work out the way we think it will? There are all types of common ejaculatory problems: You can pop prematurely or cum too late or sometimes not at all. Sometimes individuals jizz backwards; and sometimes they can even experience severe pain when they climax.
I grew up in a Roman Catholic home with a dad who read Bible stories at bedtime. Although our church attendance was rare, I knew that God loved me. Ever curious, I could talk to my parents about anything spiritual but I noticed the word sex tensed their bodies from head to toe. Therefore, God and my sexuality became powerful forces in my life, wholly separate from one another.
Sex launched my journalism career (in a good way!) Although I earn a majority of my living writing about sex, and do so all the time, I’ve hardly ever written about my own sex life. The last time I read something I wrote about my own sex life aloud was in the 11th grade when I read a spoken word poem about all the Smirnoff-scented oral sex I had performed the semester before for a huge assembly of students and staff.
In the fall of 1997, I left a rather sleepy and suburban enclave of an otherwise urban city (Washington, D.C.) for the insomniac’s pace of the ultimate metropolis, New York City.
My first real job was as a paid intern for Planned Parenthood. I was 13 and hadn’t gone “all the way.” I was working in the office at the Santa Monica clinic in Los Angeles in the thick of STD testing with anti-abortionists picketing outside—plunged into the deep end of my “professional” sex education.
Breathe in. Breathe out. Breath is everything, and when you practice awareness of this powerful life force, you gradually gain knowledge and experience of how to use your breath as a tool for relaxation, healing and of course…. enhanced pleasure!
The Sex Ed believes it is important to appreciate the anatomical and bodily systems that are crucial to our overall wellness and reproductive health. The more we understand about how our bodies work, the more we’re able to enhance and explore our sexual experiences!
As a sexual medicine specialist, I get asked questions about erectile dysfunction (ED) all the time. How do I know if I have erectile dysfunction? Does one disappointing boner experience mean there’s a serious problem? Is ED permanent or can it be fixed? Is this thing physical or something in my head? Let me break down the facts:
As a yoga teacher and birth doula with a master’s in public health, my work is primarily focused on helping people connect with their sensuality through body awareness, movement and sexual health education.
This week, we’re continuing our conversation about cannabis and sex. Here, we answer common questions from our community about marijuana and our health. We also cover some of the diversity issues currently facing the cannabis industry.
Believe it or not, sex and cannabis go together like cupcakes and frosting (munchies, anyone?). Yes, it’s true–our bodies were made to work synergistically with cannabis. This is how it works.
Have you ever felt so stressed that the idea of having sex to feel better actually made you MORE stressed? Maybe you had a terrible week at work and the thought of giving or receiving pleasure feels impossible…
Go slowly, breathe into it, relax, and use plenty of lube. Anal orgasms can be incredibly intense and can often be felt throughout the entire pelvic floor.
Periods are as unique as the people who have them. You may feel aroused or crave certain foods—and the surge in hormones may cause you to throw your partner against the wall and rip their clothes off. Here are a few quick tips for optimum period sex.
Throughout history, women have had to be inventive when it came to sanitary products. In ancient Rome, women created makeshift tampons from…
Mythology around menstruation integrates sacred rites spanning centuries and cultures. Egyptian pharaohs were believed to become divine by drinking the blood of Isis, while Celtic kings sought immortality by drinking the “red mead” of Mab, the fairy queen— both of which were thought to be menstrual blood.
Having multiple orgasms, stop faking orgasms, and solutions for difficulty with orgasming.
As a certified, professional sex coach, I am frequently asked what is “normal sex.” Here is the truth—our sexuality is as unique as our own fingerprints.
Prostate massage began as a practice reserved for royalty thousands of years ago in the Imperial Harem of China—a selection of 20,000 women chosen to help produce heirs and assure the continuation of the Emperor’s dynasty.
“It burns,” she whispered into my ear. “I used a brand-new sex toy and I don’t understand why my entire vulva is on fire.”