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Why Porn Can Actually Be Healthy for Relationships

Despite misinformation and fear-mongering around porn, experts actually believe it can do wonders for your sex life and your erotic imagination.

By Gigi Engle

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Jerry Falwell Jr. Allegedly Likes to Watch. He’s Not Alone.

Watching your partner have sex with someone else is often called “cuckolding” or “hotwifing.” But it’s not just for straight men. And, say experts, it’s perfectly healthy.

By Tim Murphy
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How BDSM Can Help With Pandemic Fatigue

We’re all losing our minds a little bit, so it might be a good time to get a little kinky.

By Gigi Engle
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Why Has There Been a Rise in Erectile Dysfunction During Lockdown?

When the number-one sex tip handed out by experts during self-isolation has been, “Have more sex,” a rise in erectile issues has taken many by surprise.

By Gigi Engle
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5 Reasons Why Herpes Isn’t on a Standard STI Panel

HSV-1 and HSV-2 are extremely common, can be controlled, and get this: They aren’t on the list of sexually transmitted infections you’re tested for when you go to the doctor for a screening.

By Gigi Engle
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Why Masturbation Should Be Taught in Sex Ed

Masturbation has long been classified by major health organizations as a normal part of human sexual behavior. So why aren’t we telling kids about it in health class?

By Gigi Engle
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Personal Stories

Two Years After My HPV Diagnosis, I’m Still Dealing With Anxiety

Sex educator and writer Gigi Engle purges her shame and guilt around her own HPV diagnosis.

By Gigi Engle
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The 10 Best Sex Toys for Solo and Couple Play While Stuck in Quarantine

During this era of social distancing and isolation, there's no better time to get in touch with your own body, whether it be alone, with a live-in partner or a long-distance partner.

By Zachary Zane
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These Women Are Helping Others Heal From Trauma and Enjoy Sex

Women who work in mental health, engineering, and design, many of whom are survivors, are creating tools to help other survivors heal.

By Hannah Harris Green