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Everything You Need To Know About The IUD Plenty of pregnancy-preventing people have been washing down daily birth control since the ’60s. But a 21st-century makeover of an older, easier method has recently been giving The Pill a run for its money. The IUD—also known as an Intrauterine Device—is an inch-long T-shaped gadget that is inserted into the uterus by a doctor, sans surgery, and can prevent pregnancy for years. That’s probably why the number of people using the device has quadrupled since 2002. In the States, there are two types of IUDs, copper and hormonal. Read More
  The latest survey on the sex lives of college students, which apparently the entire world (myself included) will never get tired of fixating on, comes from New York Magazine. In the article “Heirs to the Sexual Revolution,” after having polled more than 700 college students from a wide range of schools they concluded that “the sexual revolution has been won” because students are having lots of sex within the bounds of all kinds of relationship frameworks and they are identifying across a wide and complicated spectrum of gender and sexual orientation. Read More
Q: I’m the mom of two boys, ages four and eight, and I want to be open and honest with them about sex—when the time comes. I feel like my eight year old is close to ready, but I’m nervous about starting a conversation he may not be ready for. Should I wait for him to ask me? I’d also love any recommendations about this conversation in general. I want to make sure that we can always talk openly and respectfully. I definitely want to educate them beyond the norm. Read More
From “conscious climaxes” to watching strangers get fingerbanged—my curious time in a transformational erotic society It was a pretty typical Wednesday evening for me: I was huddled with a dozen or so men and women in a brightly lit Los Angeles bungalow for our weekly Divination of Love and Existence meeting. Our guru himself, Sandoval, stood at the front of the room next to his wife, Brianna, who lay on her slightly arched back, a soft pink bathrobe splayed open to reveal her naked torso. Read More
 Starting in March 2016, Playboy magazine will no longer publish fully nude images of women. Why the sudden change? According to the New York Times, Playboy editor Cory Jones approached the magazine’s 89-year-old editor-in-chief Hugh Hefner last month, who then agreed.  The decision was a matter of logistics: given the proliferation of internet porn and the generalized decline of adult magazines, Playboy has lost the edge and exclusivity that made it so alluring to generations of American men. Read More