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Friday, July 9, 2010

Do women like men to trim their pubic hair?

You could be asking two different things: 1) Do women prefer that their male partners have trimmed or groomed pubic hair, or 2) Do women enjoy having a partner trim their own pubic hair for them? While pubic hair removal creams, waxes and razors have been marketed to women for decades, male pube grooming entered our social consciousness rather recently. When Samantha...
Thursday, July 1, 2010
Last week, I answered a reader question about anal sex and hemorrhoids. This week, we'll continue our exploration of the intricacies of anal play by tackling a question about butt-plug usage: What concerns might there be if one were to use butt plugs over long durations? As in, only removing when necessary? Butt plugs are toys designed to be inserted into the anus and left in place (rather than moved in and out with a thrusting motion as...
Thursday, June 17, 2010
Do all women have a G-spot? I have been trying to find my wife’s for years now, and I just cannot find it. I know it is supposed to be in about 2 inches on the front side. What might I be doing wrong?
Thursday, June 10, 2010
This weekend is Milwaukee PrideFest. That, coupled with Marquette’s recent decision to rescind its offer of employment to a lesbian professor, has many people in our city thinking about issues related to sexual orientation. Because I was recently asked to develop a workshop on bisexuality, I am dwelling on...
Thursday, May 20, 2010
One of the sexually transmitted infections that I get asked most about is Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Thanks to relentless advertising for Merck's Gardasil vaccine, many people are aware that some strains of HPV are linked to cervical cancer in women, and about 37% of teen girls have received the Gardasil vaccine in the U.S. since it was recommended for routine administration in young women in 2006...
Thursday, May 13, 2010
Last week, one of the Tool Shed’s suppliers called us to say that they had picked up a new line of kinky gear we had suggested they carry. The supplier had seen this gear at a recent trade show. “The booth was mobbed. Kink is in!” she proclaimed...
Thursday, May 6, 2010
Last week, I received a sample of the new Fleet Naturals Cleansing Enema (yes, these are the kind of unsolicited items that are sent to owners of sex toy stores). Fleet calls this product “the first disposable pre-filled enema dedicated for the purpose of rectal cleansing.” I find this both encouraging and alarming...