When it comes to sexuality, wandering organs and demonic possession aren’t usually the first elements that spring to mind. Crazily enough, these American Horror Story-worthy subjects were once widely accepted theories behind one of history’s most hotly mishandled subjects—the female sex drive.
April showers bring May flowers, but also valuable insight on one of the biggest social issues plaguing the pulse of our current culture—sexual assault.
Human sexuality is the interest and expression of sexual sensation and intimacy that impacts the heart, mind, and body. It is a natural part of human’s social life and is highly governed by the culture’s social norms.
Every society has its own set of rules of behavior on sex, age of sexual consent, sex education, homosexuality, marriage, female desire, etc.
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There are many people who have taken it upon themselves to lead society into the sexual revolutions of the past and the present. Working at Sex With Emily and with Emily Morse, one of these current leaders, made me want to do a little research on others much like herself. These ladies in our past and present have gone largely unnoticed, or at least haven’t been given the proper recognition, in paving the way for our sexual freedom.
erotic sculptures on the plinth of Lakshmana temple in Khajuraho, India
When it comes to history, we rarely get taught about sex and sexuality – unless you’re taking a specific college course. In fact, we rarely get taught about sex and sexuality at all.
While it’s obvious that things change and progress over centuries (we aren’t exactly using carrier pigeons anymore), some stuff seems to have gone… backwards.
Whether you’re aware of it or not, stress can be either a trick or a treat in your body’s environment. It can be useful and detrimental to our survival.
I want to pose this article under a controversial premise. Stress is a healthy body response tailored to our survival.
Prolonged stress in the body is toxic, and a choice the majority of us entertain for far too long.
Although Galentine’s Day has come and gone, March 8 marks another chance to revel in gal power around the world…
As if we ever need an excuse for that!
That’s right, it’s International Women’s Day once again. The feminine fest dedicated to celebrating our greatest triumphs and inspiring further progress in the purest sense.
Everyday it seems that some new technological advance is being made, and us mere mortals are often left struggling to keep up with the latest trends on the market. One of these advances is the advent of the sex robot.
Yes, you read that right.
When setting the mood for sexy night in, there’s a countless supply of tantalizing tools to help with the job. But what’s the biggest, most unsuspecting culprit at risk of making or breaking a bedroom session?
To no surprise, it’s your mattress!
This week in our Sex and the Brain series, we explored the differences of arousal between men and women.
While it may be obvious to some that men and women don’t get aroused the same, many still have not acquired this piece of knowledge. Men are like frying pans, and women are like slow cookers – so let’s get down to the science behind the kitchen appliance metaphors.