Sex

Sex

How I Enjoyed Sex Again After My Herpes Diagnosis

After Emily Depasse received a herpes diagnosis in 2015, she felt unloveable and hopeless about her future. Over time she realized that the STI wasn't a life sentence—and she was worthy of pleasure.
Emily Depasse
3.14.19
My First Time

My First One Night Stand Was So Bad, I Almost Gave Up On Casual Sex

Just because casual sex isn't great the first time, it doesn't mean you should stop trying, says sex YouTuber Florence Barkway.
Florence Barkway
3.7.19
My First Time

I Cheated on My Boyfriend and Got Pregnant—and the Guilt Almost Destroyed Me

After I cheated on my boyfriend with a classmate, I found out I was pregnant—and wasn't sure whose it was. But even worse than the unwanted pregnancy, I was surprised to learn, was the guilt.
Charlie Stone
2.28.19
Signs of Love

How to Survive Dating a Virgo, the Most Judgmental Zodiac Sign

It's not always easy, but you'll never be bored!
Danny Larkin
2.21.19
My First Time

My Friend With Benefits Would Make An Amazing Boyfriend—For Someone Else

At first, I worried I might catch feelings for Alex: We listened to Frank Ocean together! He told me I looked amazing! Then I realized we already had a great thing going on—and no-strings sex worked for both of us.
Helen Thomas
2.21.19
Film

How to Film a Sex Scene In a Safe, Respectful, and Chill Way

The intimacy coordinator from Netflix's "Sex Education" explains how to approach even the raunchiest scenes with sensitivity.
Zoe Whitfield
2.20.19
Cold Takes

I Owe Everything to Miss Piggy, a Size-Positive Icon Ahead of Her Time

Even as a child, years before I came out, there was always a special place in my heart for any character willing to punch a silk-gloved fist straight through that gender binary.
Claire Willett
2.19.19
relationships

What Cheating Looks Like in a Polyamorous Relationship

"In non-monogamy, you can have your cake and eat it too—so why are you sneaking cake in the middle of the night?”
Franki Cookney
2.18.19
MTF & DTF

I Asked My Crushes Why They Won't Sleep with Me

When a straight guy says he is not into me, nor other trans women, I feel butthurt–emotionally and, unfortunately, not physically.
Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard
2.14.19
My First Time

Having Breakup Sex with My Ex Was the Worst Idea Ever

When blogger Amelia Perrin broke up with her boyfriend, there was just one snag: they had a holiday booked together. Cue a week of cosplaying as a couple, long discussions about their relationship—and a lot of breakup sex.
Amelia Perrin
2.14.19
Love Bites

These Apps Are Designed to Heal Your Heartbreak. Do They Really Work?

Mend and Break-Up Boss are part of a new wave of self-care apps that promise to help you get over ex.
Laura Blackwell
2.13.19
Love Bites

How To Start Having Sex Again After A Breakup

Accept that things will be scary for a while, and your emotions may be confusing.
Eve Livingston
2.11.19
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