30 June 2014
- Older people and internet sex
Online dating has made sex more accessible for men and women over 60. But as well as offering the possibility of greater sexual fulfilment, the internet is also throwing up new challenges and dangers.
- Science: casual sex is good for you
A new study has found that having casual sex was associated with higher self-esteem and life satisfaction and lower depression and anxiety. [more]
- China's hands-free sperm extractors
A Chinese hospital in Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu Province, has introduced a new machine that makes sperm donation even easier- an automatic sperm extractor.
- My boyfriend isn't as sexual as I am
Advice is given to a woman who says that her boyfriend is not as sexual as her, and has never gotten off during sex, so for 5 years she only orgasmed by oral sex.
- Should your partner be your best friend?
My partner is not my best friend. We have nothing in common. The only thing we share is a deep love of Murakami's literary works, and yet I'm not interested in discussing them with him
29 June 2014
- Belle Knox: I'm a sexual person
The 19-year-old Duke porn star, on loving sex, losing privacy, tuition -- and why she's misunderstood
- The weird, fascinating history of America's sex ed films
The content, messages, and accuracy of sex-ed films have fluctuated with the moral and political forces of each era
- No naked picnic
A naturist picnic planned in a Nottingham park has been refused by the local council because nudism is "not suitable in a family environment".
- The controversy surrounding the "T" word
"Tranny" is an expression that has come under fire as a derogatory term for transgender people. Is it ever appropriate to use this word?
28 June 2014
- Signs that tell you what a man will be like in bed
Here are 13 secret signs that giveaway much more than he realises, including whether he bite his nails, to whether he has flexible thumbs
- The Creepy battery-operated teddy bear sex toy
Hold his ears while his tongue takes you to heaven and back!
- Artist to paint nude model live in UK gallery
A famous body illustrator known for her work on Gotye's music video has been preparing for her next great challenge, to paint the skin of a nude model live at a gallery in the UK.
- Generic Viagra arriving in Japan
The patent for Viagra, manufactured by Pfizer, expired in Japan on May 13. A generic cheaper variation called Towa will be available in two flavors, coffee and lemon
27 June 2014
- My husband had a fling - should I admit mine too?
My husband of 19 years recently broke down in tears and told me he'd had a one-night stand but regretted it. I said we'd work it out, but I didn't confess that I'd had a brief affair myself ten years ago. Should I tell him?
- The 9 best things about being bisexual
Bi people are more likely to be closeted and face higher rates of depression, drug and alcohol abuse, and intimate partner violence, coming out as bisexual can be enormously challenging
- Beautiful in 25 countries
Esther Honig asked 40 photo editors in over 25 countries, to use Photoshop to make her photograph look beautiful
- When it's okay to look for sex outside marriage
A group of women joined HuffPost Live to discuss when, if ever, this is okay.
25 June 2014
- We need to talk about boobs
A new study has found that women are being put off exercising or doing sport because of their breasts
- Facebook lifts ban on breastfeeding photos
Thanks to a social media campaign, Facebook has changed its policy to allow mothers to post their breastfeeding photos to the site -- nipples and all.
- Incredible nude art
An artist has taken camouflage to the next level with her incredible nude body illustrations that see her models blend into beautiful murals.
- 5 Ways you screw up foreplay
Here are five common mistakes you might make during foreplay, and the fast fixes that will lead to hotter sex.
- Sex at 60
The idea that older women are all dried up and over sex is a myth
24 June 2014
- Are you spornosexual?
The new term "spornosexual", refers to a more extreme sex- and body-obsessed male
- 4 Ways chemistry transformed sex
This video highlights the ways chemistry has made sex safer and (in one surprising case) spicier
- Inside the Soviet Union's Secret Erotica Collection
Founded by the Bolsheviks as a repository for aristocrats' erotica, the collection eventually grew to house 12,000 items from around the world
- Heart conditions stop one in five having sex
After polling over 1,500 people with heart conditions we also found one in five people we asked said they were worried about having a heart attack or cardiac arrest during sex.
- Student gets stuck inside giant stone vagina
Firefighters have rescued a U.S. foreign exchange student from a giant stone vagina after the man became stuck when he crawled inside the campus art installation. [image]
23 June 2014
- Will my wife love her vibrator more than me?
Advice is given to a man, who says he can't compete with her new toy's girth, and things it may end their sex life
- New cryptocurrency for porn purchases
You must have heard of mainstream digital curriences such as Bitcoin. Now the first porn industry-targeted cryptocurrency has arrived: Titcoin
- Pornography: Canada's other sex trade
Earlier this year, three Canadian erotica channels were scolded by the broadcast regulator for not broadcasting enough Canadian-made porn
- Fifty Shades of Grey earns another £33m profits
EL James, the author of the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy, saw her earnings treble last year to more than £33 million after striking numerous royalty and licencing deals for her erotic novels.
- Are men's naked bodies the stuff of nightmares?
The outraged response to naked realty TV stars reveals how conditioned we are to think of male nudity as sordid and unsexy
22 June 2014
- Asexuality: Don't be too hasty with labels
Relatively little research has been conducted into asexuality and there are no reliable statistics of the numbers of people who identify as such.
- Your complete guide to Summer's steamiest TV shows
The New York Post tells us which sexy TV programmes are out this Summer
- Raft sex
A man was arrested in Hamilton, Ohio on Wednesday for allegedly having sex with an inflatable pool raft by the side of the road
- Nuns sue strip club
A group of nuns is taking it to an entirely new level as they have decided to sue a strip club simply for being a strip club
21 June 2014
- How a lesbian kiss saved the Sims
The virtual life game, The Sims, may have never come into existence at all had not it been for an accidental lesbian Sim-kiss at a game expo.
- Kelly Brook's men have nude showdown
Kelly Brook must have been feeling pretty smug this week, as not one, but two of her lovers have got Attitude readers hot under the collar with their naked photoshoots.
- Women looking at their vaginas for the first time
Women take turns going into a makeshift Vagina Booth to take their first looks. Their reactions, captured on camera, are both illuminating and inspiring.
- Video: dog meets owner's vibrator
Natalie Ferraro's crafty pup found her vibrator on her nightstand and decided it would make the perfect chew toy.
- Animal Passions
It is one of the most extraordinary documentaries I have ever seen. I watched it with mouth agape as half a dozen Americans spoke of their love for animals and their intimate relationships with them
20 June 2014
- Jason Biggs hooker controversy
American Pie actor Jason Biggs, comments on his wife's revelation in her book, that she hired a hooker for his birthday.
- Just a Cam Model's blog
Working from home, online, as a webcam model has given me a glimpse into the sexual psyche of close to 100,000 men. And it's given me the chance to look into my own [more]
- What's your signature sex move?
To truly earn your great-in-bed badge, there's one thing you must perfect: a signature sex move.
- Coming on camera
Hundreds of people around the world have seen Kamee come. The project is Beautiful Agony, an Australia-based erotic website that posts daily videos of people masturbating until they orgasm [more]
- It's not the birds and the bees... it's sex
Sex is not a one-and-done conversation. It is an ongoing conversation. And it starts early
19 June 2014
- Japan bans child porn possession
Yielding to years of pressure to fall in line with the rest of the developed world, Japan's Parliament outlawed the possession of child pornography on Wednesday.
- The 10 funniest "sex" photos from Getty Images
When you do a search for "sex" on Getty Images, you get a lot of interesting results [images]
- Everyone I've ever had sex with
A 22-year-old women lists all her sex partners, and finds that getting bored halfway through, is a common theme
- Happily married couple don't tend to screw around
Most couples would acknowledge that there is a difference between a one night stand and an affair
- I prefer small oenises
I prefer guys who are a little less endowed, with good reason.
18 June 2014
- Which teams can have World Cup sex?
Some coaches have imposed rules on their players not only covering their training regimen and on-field tactics, but also on their after-hours activities
- Criminalizing sex work will just harm more women
As an escort, I believe criminalizing our industry will only stigmatize and marginalize us further, resulting in more abused and dead sex workers.
- These bears are having lots of oral sex
The researchers note that fellatio has been documented in other mammals, including primates, spotted hyenas, goats, sheep, cheetahs and the short-nosed fruit bat.
- Alabama finally legalizes oral and anal sex
On Friday, an Alabama appeals court struck down a law banning consensual oral and anal sex between unmarried persons. All over the state, people celebrated by continuing to mind their own goddamn sex-business in the privacy of their own homes
- Miss Colorado contestant is now making more porn
A runner-up in the Miss Colorado Teen USA beauty pageant had apparently been stripped of her title for appearing in an online porn video. Now she appears to be making porn a career.
17 June 2014
- The scientific truth behind 10 myths about sex
To shine some light on the most popular and prevalent sex myths, we've scoured the world's medical literature, looking for scientific studies to prove whether common thinking is true or false.
- We now need a sexual revolution
Women of the Arab Spring: We now need a sexual revolution, not just a political one
- Older people and sex in the internet age
Online dating has made sex more accessible for men and women over 60. But as well as offering the possibility of greater sexual fulfilment, the internet is also throwing up new challenges and dangers. [more]
- Human-on-dolphin sex not that weird
Margaret Howe Lovatt was attacked for admitting that she stimulated a dolphin. But what she did isn't that unusual
- Lab-grown vaginas
Scientists in North Carolina and Mexico have developed technology to create vaginal tissue in a lab setting, helping women born without vaginas
16 June 2014
- World naked bike ride celebrated
Around 1,000 people have gathered for the World Naked Bike Ride in Mexico City in an effort to raise awareness of cycling
- Brazilian prostitutes show ball skills
Brazilian prostitutes decided to join the football fever by organizing an impromptu match to draw attention to sex workers' rights.
- Why do I fancy my son's friends?
As I approach 50, I find myself suddenly drawn to young men. I flirt with my gardener and get crushes on my son's 20-something friends
- "The Nudement" is gaining momentum
Nearly 1400 people have signed an online petition on Change.org to designate a one mile stretch of Jax Beach as clothing optional.
- Getting over the friend zone
I still believe the Friend Zone sucks, but I've learned a couple of things I thought I would share with you.
15 June 2014
- World naked bike ride celebrated
Around 1,000 people have gathered for the World Naked Bike Ride in Mexico City in an effort to raise awareness of cycling
- I feel stupid trying new sex positions
How do I spice things up for him and try new things without feeling so uncomfortable?
- Slut-shamed and age-shamed
After I got divorced last year, I wrote an OkCupid profile in which I let it be known that I'm down for casual sex. One man, however, took offense at my profile.
- Strap it and snap it
Good Vibrations started #strapweek in 2013 to raise awareness about the joys of strap-on sex. Snap a strap-on selfie photo, and win prizes
14 June 2014
- Facebook backtracks on breastfeeding picture policy
Following a major online campaign called #freethenipple, it has been revealed the social network changed ts policy - but has not explained why.
- African governments, we want our sex toys!
The sex toy trade is blossoming across the continent as people become increasingly relaxed with the idea of buying them, but governments are behind the times
- Anti-gay bigotry is still a problem
Despite the advent of gay marriage, and public support for it, attitudes towards homosexuality show our work is still not done
- New "bionic" dildo lets you feel more
After the arrival of bionic arms and mind-controlled exoskeletons, it was only a matter of time before we began translating these new technologies into sex toys.
- Can you have too many orgasms?
It sounds like a problem every guy would want to have, but read this
13 June 2014
- Sex cartoons worrying parents
Websites depicting cartoon drawings of people having sex or performing acts of incest are giving Malaysian parents a headache
- Man arrested for having sex with inflatable raft
A man has been arrested for having sex with an inflatable raft -- the third time he has been arrested for the same offence in three years.
- The Fantasy Project Teaser
Inspired by Nancy Friday's My Secret Garden, the movie deals with research into female sexual fantasies
- The evolution of the naked dress
When Rihanna stepped out in her Adam Selman gown at the CFDA Fashion Awards this week, she joined the ranks of "naked dress"-wearing celebrities.
- Public nudity through the ages
Let's take a look back on the complicated, and sometimes, hypocritical history of bare skin through the ages.
12 June 2014
- Penis in pipe man: I slipped
A man has who has claimed he slipped and fell has finally been freed after getting his penis stuck in a pipe for two days.
- Women are wild and unpredictable
An author who has researched female sexuality has said anyone who thinks women are inherently less promiscuous and sexually assertive than men is kidding themselves.
- The World's first 'guybrator' masturbation toy
It's the invention of brand new company Hot Octopuss, founded by friends Julia Margo and Adam Lewis, as a response to a growing demand for male sex toys
- I went out on 157 first dates
Of those 157 men, only a handful made it to the second date, and from that I only ended up seriously dating two of them. So, why so many dates?
- Women reveal when penis size does matter
A group of women participated in a study and they revealed that size does matter in one-night stands. However, they said its girth, not the length of the penis that matters.
11 June 2014
- Print your own sex toy
Free The Nipple, a movement which fights for women to be allowed to go topless in A hacker in Berlin has built a website that lets people design their own sex toys, and print them out in 3D. [more]
- Germany's brothel boom, but is prostitution safer?
Since the Prostitution Act was introduced in 2002, Germany's sex industry has boomed. The Act was designed to improve conditions for prostitutes and to make it possible for them to get health insurance and social security while ensuring a safe workplace.
- Diving beetle's sticky underwater sex secret
Scientists in Taiwan have revealed how a diving beetle hangs on to its mate underwater using bristles on the male's legs to attach to the females with tiny suckers. [more]
- Media slams a bill for banning foreplay on college
Ignore the hysterical reaction from critics: This California bill does not require written consent for sex
- I caught my son having oral sex
Advice is given to a woman who came home unannounced to find her son having oral sex with his friend (male)
10 June 2014
- Why do women want to walk around topless in public?
Free The Nipple, a movement which fights for women to be allowed to go topless in public, has gained popularity after Bruce Willis's daughter, Scout, walked half-naked through New York
- Dolphin sex woman explains
A woman who had sex with a dolphin as part of a scientific study in 1963, has poken out for the first time.
- More 40+ women buying sexual paraphernalia
Women aged 40 and over are spending more money than ever on risque lingerie and erotic accessories, say sales statistics from lingerie companies.
- Men can be feminists
Feminism is for everybody because sexism hurts everybody, but lots of men are comfortable with the status quo
- Where sex, science and nature come together!
I write this blog with the hope that my personal story, matched with scientific knowledge, will help you to better understand who you are sexually
9 June 2014
- The best sex positions for every penis size
When it comes to sex, bigger is NOT always better. Here are four different sex positions, tailored to perfection for four different types of members.
- Man who sued prostitute for refund loses in court
A man in New Zealand who sued a prostitute in court, claiming he did not receive satisfaction from her when he hired her for a sexual favor, has lost his case.
- The man behind a new reality-TV porn show
"The Sex Factor" is a Web-based series promising a $1 million prize and instant superstardom
- How to give an erotic massage
As the nights get colder Down Under you can earn some serious brownie points from your partner by wooing her with an erotic massage.
- Poster is driving Austria mad
Some Austrian conservatives aren't too pleased with a David LaChapelle poster featuring transgender reality TV personality Carmen Carrera
8 June 2014
- Vivid: tube sites are good for porn
Porn kingpin Steven Hirsch believes that tube sites are good for the porn industry
- Porn spoof: The Royal Tenendongs
Not technically a porn film, but some of the photos are NSFW [more]
- Is casual sex a bad idea as a first experience?
Advice is given to a virgin who wonders whether they should wait for the "one", or through casual sex
- Do Latinos have better sex?
On Tuesday Jessica Valenti at the Guardian argued that the French have better sex because of our "American prudishness and male-centric sex". Can the same be said for Latinos?
7 June 2014
- The future of sex in a digital age
Can you have sex with a computer? And would you want to? We consider a brave new world of infinite possibilities
- The prevailing myth of sex before sport
With the dawn of the World Cup upon us, talk has turned again to whether sex helps or hinders performance on the pitch.
- 10 Steps to orgasming in bed tonight
One of the most common questions we receive from women is: How can I orgasm in bed with my partner?
- Fully nude male workout sessions
Crossfit appears to be the latest fitness craze to hit the nation, "Spartan Mentality," all nude workouts. Except it's an elaborate April fool [Photos]
- 7 secret tests of attraction
Your love-struck friend may wonder if you feel the same way, and will probably dream up subtle tests to find out, and will almost certainly be following one of seven well-trodden paths. [more]
6 June 2014
- Topless women protest internet censorship
Bruce Willis's daughter Scout caused quite the stir when she strolled topless through New York City to protest internet censorship
- The 33-year-old virgin
I'm proof that normal guys manage without sex. If it hasn't happened for you yet, don't feel ashamed -- or alone
- Damaged goods: debunked
While the "damaged goods" hypothesis is commonly invoked by porn critics, a recent study in The Journal of Sex Research challenges this stereotype [more]
- Why handjobs should play a bigger part in the bedroom
Usually just seen as a stage in the evolution of foreplay and a poor alternative to the blow job, here's why the handjob should be more appreciated
- Legislators want to tell college kids when to have sex
State Sen. Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) has introduced a bill that would require state universities to set strict parameters on what constitutes consensual sex.
5 June 2014
- What makes a woman 'a slut'?
As research suggests slut-shaming is more to do with a woman's social class than sexual activity, Dr Brooke Magnanti explores how different women really view each other
- Sperm study: weed, summer sex the biggest worries
Smoking cannabis can reduce a man's fertility by altering the size and shape of his sperm, research has shown. Sex in the summer months has a similar effect, scientists say. [more]
- I've watched over 16,000 hours of porn
Anka Radakovich talks to the infamous Porno Jim, comedian and porn historian, about how to reach more powerful orgasms through the colourful use of X-rated material
- Organisers pull pop-up penis art exhibition
A pop-up penis art exhibition set to be held in a Cambridge shopping centre has been pulled at the last minute.
- Forms of Bible marriage are not equal
The Old Testament describes eight different marital arrangements, including slaves and concubines
4 June 2014
- US bloke raises $250k to build robo-masturbation device
The inventor of a "powerfully realistic electronic male pleasure machine" has hailed the support for his robo-orifice after raising a whopping $250k down at Indiegogo. [more]
- I've made my husband head of sex education
After her son started asking awkward questions about why his sister's private parts looked different to his own, she decided it was time to share the burden of sex education with her husband
- A TV in the bedroom could improve your sex life
A recent poll suggests that couple who have a TV in their bedroom have sex twice a week, double the frequency of those with no TV
- The history of solo sex
In honor of International Masturbation Month, Good Vibes has put together a timeline of important events and whacky facts and statistics about one of our favorite pastimes: masturbating!
- Giant Florida condom billboard promotes safe sex
A billboard featuring a giant condom can currently be seen while driving down Interstate 95 in Fort Lauderdale
3 June 2014
- The goody girl who co-founded a sex toy company
I learned to lock my sexuality away. Then I discovered sex toys.
- Could you "bare" to socialise naked?
Ellie O'Bryne recently joined Irish nudists for a swim and sauna to understand why people enjoy "hanging out" naked
- Open Relationships: one man's mistake
Having an open relationship isn't as simple as it may seem. Dr. NerdLove breaks down one man's mistake to help us all learn
- The 4 most common sex injuries
Down-there cuts, pulled muscles, cross-your-legs pain, and unretrievable foreign objects
- The psychology of sexual fantasy
Sexual fantasies make the majority of us uncomfortable enough that our fantasies about sex and sexual activities remain inside our heads. [more]
2 June 2014
- The closer the couple, the better the sex? Not so
Intimacy can be a passion killer, says Ether Perel, the bestselling author and relationship counsellor. And don't even think about confessing that affair...
- Is "penis hat" future of condoms?
The Galactic Cap consists of two parts: a base that is placed on the tip of the penis, and a cap that is applied on the top of the base immediately before sexual activity
- Casual sex isn't just for college kids
The creators of the Casual Sex Project collected hookup stories from around the world. Here's what they learned [more]
- How an a full body orgasm be achieved?
To achieve a full body orgasm, you have to rediscover your body and that of your partner so that you can learn the things to do to move orgasm from the genitals to all the other parts of your body
- Porn at 18
A Florida native offers insight into what tempts young women into the adult industry