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Substance Abuse and Addiction

How Sex Changed When I First Gave Up Drugs and Alcohol

For the newly sober, sex can be weird and awkward but also bedframe-shaking.

By María Cristina Lalonde

Understanding Reproductive Health

A Short(ish) History of Birth Control

How humans progressed from crocodile poop and weasel testicles to the miracle of the pill.

By María Cristina Lalonde

Sex 101

A Guide to Dirty Talk for the Cripplingly Anxious

Tips for incorporating erotic language into lovemaking—even if the idea makes you squirm.

By María Cristina Lalonde

Herpes

A History of Herpes Stigma

From ancient Greece to the 1960s, the history of it's stigmatization is long and complex.

By María Cristina Lalonde

Sex 101

How to Have the Best Sex on Your Mattress

Industry experts discuss the best and worst positions for various sleep surfaces.

By María Cristina Lalonde

Understanding Your Penis and Testicles

The Horrible History of Broken Dicks

A penile fracture is a painful—and mercifully rare—injury that can occur during overzealous sex.

By María Cristina Lalonde

Sex 101

7 Euphemisms for Sex, Ranked and Explained

A slang expert helps illuminate some of the best (and worst) sexual innuendos over the years.

By María Cristina Lalonde