Posts Tagged ‘sex’

Today In Sex Ed: “Have Sex Standing Up”

The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, ever the crusader against contraceptive misconceptions, has launched a new website dedicated to debunking one particularly absurd myth: In a report [PDF] released last year, the NCPTUP reported that eighteen percent of men believe that they can reduce the chance of pregnancy by doing [...]

The Penis-In-Vagina Tour of Greenbelt, Md.

Ever catch an arial view of Greenbelt, Md., and think, "penis in vagina"? Now, you're not alone! Sex map shot via Jess.

The Morning After: Ex-Gay Christopher Hitchens Edition

* Christopher Hitchens: Ex-gay, kind of! In his forthcoming memoir, the writer who does not think this is very funny refers to his continued sexual relations with men—past his regular gay dalliances at boarding school—as a "relapse":
''Every now and then, even though I was by then fixed on the pursuit of young women, a [...]

Sexist Beatdown: Rethinking Virginity Edition

On Monday, Sady Doyle of Tiger Beatdown will speak at Harvard's "Rethinking Virginity" conference, a summit on the state of sexual purity.
But before she Rethinks virginity, Sady must first Think it! Accordingly, I have volunteered to help Sady pop the proverbial cherry of Virginity Thinkin', a rite of passage every ladyblogger must endure, and which [...]

University Sex Columns, Reviewed: Fuck Finals Edition

This week in college sex columns: The University of Mary Washington tells students to fuck finals, and just fuck; Georgetown University explains WTF a "Zombie Fling" is, and why it should be avoided; Jaclyn Friedman administers a beatdown to misogynist college columnists.

The University of Virginia Excels in Rape Euphemism

Last week, University of Virginia student Madeleine Conger pointed me to some bizarre language the university has been employing to tip-toe around the word "rape"in its student safety e-mails. "Our Chief Student Affairs Officer, Pat Lampkin, sends us these handy safety reminders before major binge drinking holidays—Halloween, Spring break, fraternity bid night," Conger [...]

D.C. Meets “America’s No. 1 Pick-Up Artist”

This weekend, "America's officially ranked number 1 pick up artist" Adam Lyons is coming to Washington, D.C., where he will be "teaching the secrets of attraction to 15 dateless men who have each paid $1300." Here's my dating secret: Not being one of 15 people who would burn $1,300 on this. But what do [...]

The Foot Fetish Brain Map

Sex nerd Emily Nagoski floats a possible explanation for the common foot fetish, and publishes an awesome diagram of the brain: "The somatosensory homunculus is the sensory map of your brain in your body," she writes. "You’ll notice that the feet are immediately adjacent to the genitals. So even though your feet are [...]

University Sex Columns, Reviewed: The Sex Issue! Edition

The battle for ideological dominance in our nation’s capital’s collegiate sex columns continues. Are our local campus columnists on the forefront of radical sex writing, or are they bringing back the good old days of automatically capitulating to the boner pressing against your back?
This week in college sex columns, [...]

Rob Kampia: “Player”?

Last month, the Reliable Source unveiled its NCAA-style "Gossip Tournament." Making the final 32 was Marijuana Policy Project executive director Rob Kampia, who was a gossip force to be reckoned with in 2010. Reports surfaced early this year that several MPP staffers had quit over Kampia's sexually inappropriate behavior and comments, including taking a subordinate [...]