Sex Nerd matching “sexual politics”


Never let it be said that I shy away from controversy. Pubic hair. Apparently about half of all college women remove all of it, all the time. Many of my peers think this trend, borne of the hairlessness of women... Continue

Beauty... Again.

Yes, my bit there last week about male beauty begs the question, "Is quaffed perfection what men want?" If it's not true that straight women want the lapidary man of magazine covers and romance novels, could it be that men... Continue

What Women Want (1)

Thanks to Brody's useful comment, I've decided to spend a bunch of time focused on helping men understand women. We are, it's true, a complex stew of contradictory feelings and ideas. We are mysterious and sometimes demanding. But we're AMAZING... Continue

What Women Want (2)

We're looking at What Women Want Wednesday again. This is the second in the I-don't-know-how-many-parts series. This week women want... ... to be wanted. I mean waaaaaanted. Without that feeling of being wanted... well, it's awful to feel that your... Continue

A Mate Less Ordinary

Because I personally find it reassuring to hear someone else say what I'm thinking, I'd like to take this opportunity to reassure all the single women over 30 who genuinely, seriously, honestly, deeply are neither panicked nor desperate about being... Continue

Porn - Good Or Bad?

For the record, because it's come up, porn doesn't cause violence against women. It's true. There's a correlation between violent porn and men who perpetrate violence against women - that is, men who are interested in violence against women are,... Continue

Of Warts, Sores, And Testing

I was chatting yesterday with a physician about recommendations and guidelines for testing for STIs (as you do). He explained the new guidelines for Pap smears and I told him that the Syphillis/Facebook correlation is bunkum. It was a nice... Continue

Sex Advice, Sex Education. How To.

What's good advice? Is it advice someone takes? Advice that you believe to be right, regardless of how the receiver feels? According to these folks, good advice isn't so much advice as it is information. Which is great news for... Continue