I never knew it was a thing, this ‘lesbian bed death,’ until it was mentioned in passing on Showtime’s The L Word.
Can BDSM (bondage and discipline, domination and submission, and sadomasochism) or kink practices be healing for survivors of sexual assault?
Josh Olsen is a Denver photographer who explores gay subculture and the unconventional men that he interacts with. Olsen continues to redefine the ideas of masculinity through the creative approach of documentary-style photography. His primary subject is the male form and his technique incorporates light, mood and environment into his photography. He says his focus […]
Dear Shanna, I have recently become sexually active with someone with HSV2 (herpes simplex virus II). My personal safety protocols call for barriers for penetrative sex, but not necessarily oral sex. How do I come to a realistic understanding of the risk of having unprotected oral sex with someone who is HSV2 positive? Would requiring […]
By Düsseldorf Sylvestre For this installment I traveled to MIT to confer with leading talents in the fields of statistics, probability and culturally technological stuff-and-such to bring you the most informative and foolproof questionnaire that the world has ever scoffed at. Based on arbitrary information, I’ll tap into the deepest recesses of your sexual self […]
Dear Shanna, I’m looking for some new toys, but since almost anything can be interesting I’d rather ask what *wouldn’t* work? I am wondering, could you list five or six things I really don’t want to try using as a sex toy and why? Willing to Try Anything, Fort Collins Dear “Willing to Try Anything,” […]
Guys, it’s your turn. Good thing you’ve got a lesbian pal who’s not afraid to get to the (ahem) bottom of all this mystery. You ready?
Dear Shanna, How can I convince my wife that she’ll like anal sex and should try it? We have lube and some good anal sex books, but she still seems skittish. I feel like she’ll love it if she just gives it the old college try. Help! — Anxious for Anal, Broomfield Dear Anxious […]
My girlfriend is obsessed with her cat to the extent that she refused to let me lock her furry friend out of the bedroom while we are going to get down and dirty. This really creeps me out; it’s like the cat is watching us, waiting till we’re done to come and cuddle. I know she’s really connected with her pet, so I’m not sure how to bring it up. Ideas?
Overcome with love in this daydream of mine, she’d throw her arms around my neck, legs bending at the knees as I lifted her triumphantly into the air, and declare her love for me, too. Cheesy, I know, but not to her. In my dreams, I won her heart with Hollywood romance — and extra dessert.