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  • How Dangerous Is It To Be Messy?

    I’ve seen some concern about the safety of various related activities: anal to oral, anal to vaginal, drinking urine, and urinating in the vagina. These sorts of activities are exciting and pleasurable for a minority of people. But I think most people’s natural repulsion lead them to over-state the dangers.

  • Urinary Tract Infections

    Today I want to talk about urinary tract infections, because they can arise after you have had sex. I want to discuss treating them and preventing them.

  • Studies Show Circumcision Reduces the Risk of HIV...So Now What?

    Studies in Kenya and Uganda show that circumcision reduces the risk of contracting HIV, but does that mean circumcision should be the standard?

  • Sex Education is MY Responsibility

    Educating my children on sexual health and practices is MY responsibility. My girls are still very young, but their education has already begun.

  • When a Mommy and a Daddy Love Each Other Very Much...

    The talk. Birds and the bees. We've all heard of it one way or another. It once was the sole responsibility of a child's parents to educate their son or daughter on sex, and eventually schools picked it up into the curriculum. There have, however, been some recent protests by parents and schools alike on sex ed. So, here's the question: Who should be educating our kids on sex?

  • Contraception Part 3 --Barriers, Permanent, and Fertility Awareness

    Today's article focuses on three other types of contraceptive methods. We will discuss their efficacy, any special features, and their side effects.

  • Contraception Part 1 -- An introduction

    Contraception (preventing pregnancy) can be very confusing as many forms exist out there. This three part series will focus on how they work, their effectiveness, and the side effects they come with.

  • Solo Sexuality

    When most people think of the term "Solo Sexuality", it probably has a negative connotation to them. I, on the other hand, have always found it fun, interesting, and often an exciting alternative to engaging in sex with someone else. Masturbation has always been one of my favorite pastimes.

  • BDSM 101 - Step 1 Communication!

    So you have decided you want to try out the big world of BDSM, but where in the world do you start? You start with talking to your partner. It is the fundamental aspect of BDSM and I will tell you why.

  • Girls and Porn

    Every guy has at least seen one porn movie in his life, but many argue that women don't watch or enjoy porn. That's total BS! Here's why:

  • Define This: Bugchasing and the Quest to Acquire HIV

    Bugchasing: the quest to acquire HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). That's right, it's a thing! Are you asking, "But why would someone ever want to get HIV?" Read on and find out...

  • Talking to Teens About Sex.

    When is it time? What should you cover? What shouldn't you cover? Should the school be helping?

  • Green Is the New Red

    If you want to do something unique this Valentines Day, reconsider your carbon footprint and go green. Not with envy but with love. Romance that is healthy, eco-conscious AND sexy is the way of the future, in case you hadn’t heard.

  • What His Condom Choice Says About Him

    More accurate than a horoscope, more judgmental than US Magazine, and more wrapped in rubber than a set of rubber band balls, this is an easy to access guide to what you can learn about a partner when they pull a condom out.

  • SexFeed: Uncle Poodle of "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" Tells the World He is HIV Positive

    Lee Thompson, famous from the hit show “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo,” came out last month about his HIV status. Here is his tale.

  • Could you have HIV/AIDS?

    Symptoms of HIV can take up to 12 years to appear, allowing some people to have it without being aware. Understanding the virus, modes of transmission, and precautions can help us prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS as well as know what to do in case of exposure.

  • How to prepare yourself before anal sex or anal play

    Many girls want to try anal sex but are afraid that "something" might happen that will embarrass them. Here are some things, that you can do before anal sex, to help you feel more prepared.

  • Mutual Masturbation is a wicked alternative to going "all the way"

    Looking for something new to do in bed? With a new partner and not ready to do the penetration route just yet? Having trouble figuring out exactly how your lover likes it? A bit of an exhibitionist or voyeur? Mutual masturbation may be new to some people, but it can be one of the hottest, simplest acts for both foreplay or the main attraction.

  • Getting the Snip, Part Three: Another Option

    After deciding as a couple to get a vasectomy (part 1) and discovering that complications would prevent this from happening quickly (part 2), we had to look again at our birth control options.

  • My Story: Recognizing and Preventing Rape

    This a bit heavy for a first article, but as someone who has been a victim, rape is a serious issue that men and women need to stay informed about. I admire the magazine Cosmopolitan for making a monthly article about the issue of campus rape and actually doing something to raise awareness of the problem. In this article you will learn about my experience and ways to be aware and safe.

  • S-T-I Can't Believe This Is Happening To Me!

    How can a piece of latex change your life? In more ways than I had considered. It took catching something to make me realize that the few seconds it takes to wrap it can make all the difference in the world.

  • College Vending Machine Supplies Plan B

    A small school in Pennsylvania has stirred up a big controversy by allowing students access to the controversial Plan B contraceptive through a vending machine on campus.

  • Illinois Court Hands Down Ruling On Plan B

    After a 2005 mandate requiring all pharmacies supply the controversial contraceptive and a 2011 challenge to the law, an Illinois appellate court has made a ruling about the drug's distribution.

  • A Beginner's Guide To Safewords: What Is A Safeword And Why Do I Need One?

    What do you do when "YES, YES, YES" turns into "NO, NO, NO?" Safewords are an invaluable tool to have when you are involved in rough play. In this guide, I will explain what a safeword is and why they are good to have, because in the BDSM world "No" doesn't always mean "No."

  • The Tale of the Survivor

    Survivors of sexual assault are people made sensitive by not only the attack but also by the treatment they receive from society.

  • A Father's Rights Don't Trump A Mother's

    While I do acknowledge that a father has rights, I simply can't view a scenario in which they trump a woman's rights.

  • From the Mouths of Babes

    I had my children as a teenager. I struggled with their irresponsible father and my teenage children know the paths that I've taken and they respect them. I've always told them that I'd respect theirs as well. However, you'll never know what they are until you talk to them.

  • Cock-Stuffing

    In this article, you will learn about cock-stuffing, or urethral play, and the risks associated with it. While urethral play can be a gratifying sexual experience, it can also harvest unseen dangers.

  • Contraceptive Series Part 7: Ortho Evra, the Birth Control Patch

    This is the seventh installment of my contraceptive series, in which I will provide accessible information about Ortho Evra, the only available transdermal contraceptive in America at this time. This article will provide information about the basics of Ortho Evra— everything you need to know when making a decision about what contraceptive is best for you.

  • Contraceptive Series Part 6: NuvaRing, the Vaginal Ring

    This is the sixth installment of my Contraceptive Series, in which I will provide accessible information about NuvaRing, the only vaginal ring available in America at this time. This article will provide information about the basics of NuvaRing— everything you need to know when making a decision about what contraceptive is best for you.

  • BDSM 101: Personal Responsibility

    Just because you're a submissive doesn't mean you aren't responsible for your actions.

  • An illustrated guide to creating a safe and secure self-bondage system

    In life, you do not always have a partner to play with – sad but true. Maybe because you’re single, maybe because they aren’t into your kink, or maybe you just want some quality time for yourself.

  • Contraceptive Series Part 5: Depo-Provera, The Birth Control Shot

    This is the fifth installment of my Contraceptive Series, in which I will provide accessible information about Depo-Provera, the only injectable option available in America at this time. This article will provide information about the basics of Depo-Provera— everything you need to know when making a decision about what contraceptive is best for you.

  • How crabs saved my life. Well...sort of.

    The best thing about being young and sexually active is that sooner or later you might just stumble across an STD or two. If you're lucky, you may escape some of the very major ones we all know are out there, so please play it safe. With that said, even if you do get an STD, sometimes, and very rarely now...they can help fix the path you're on.

  • Contraceptive Series Part 4: Implanon, the Hormonal Implant

    This is the third installment of my Contraceptive Series, in which I will provide accessible information about Implanon, the only hormonal implant option available in America at this time. This article will provide information about the basics of Implanon— everything you need to know when making a decision about what contraceptive is best for you.

  • Contraceptive Series Part 3: Mirena, The Hormonal IUD

    This is the third installment of my Contraceptive Series, in which I will provide accessible information about Mirena, the hormonal IUD option. This article will provide information about the basics of Mirena— everything you need to know when making a decision about what contraceptive is best for you.

  • Is anal really worth it?

    The answer is Yes.

  • Contraception Series Part 2: Paragard, the Non-Hormonal IUD

    For those of you who read the first installment of my contraceptive series, this is the second installment, in which I will provide accessible written information about Paragard. Paragard is my favorite contraceptive to talk about because, well, I use it! This article will provide information about the basics of Paragard— everything you need to know when making your decision about what contraceptive is best for you.

  • The Male Birth Control Pill: Fantasy Becoming Reality

    Research of a cancer drug has led to the discovery of a male birth control pill, which is gearing up to be tested in humans.

  • Communicating about sex

    Do you think it's good to talk during sex or even about sex? Most people are too embarrassed to talk during sex. It helps you get to know what each other likes better, and can even help you in the long run.

  • Unusual Fetishes

    If you have a fetish that seems weird or unusual, I feel your pain. Read on to see how I integrate cannibalism, alien abductions, and incest into my everyday life.

  • Contraceptive Series Part 1: Hormones and Your Body

    There are a lot of misconceptions about how birth control works and what the options are. As a feminist birth control researcher, I am working to dispel these myths through this series about each form of contraception available on the market in the United States. In this introduction to the series, I am giving an overview of the two feminine hormones and how they work in contraceptives.

  • SexIs Subjective: Open About Sex

    Nowadays people are allowed to be somewhat open about their sexual preference but not completely open. I think that should change and people should have more freedom about their sexual preferences.

  • When the Vibe Went Missing

    A tale of woe from the Emergency Department Nurse's perspective.

  • BDSM and Sex Positivity: Unsafe vs. Unhealthy

    In the frame of sex positivity, can BDSM be described as healthy, while still recognizing that it can be unsafe?

  • A BDSM Contract

    You want to get into a 24/7 BDSM relationship, but don't know where to start? A contract is a great place to state what you expect to give and receive, and a great way to keep the lines of communication open.

  • Fang-tasy: Vampire, Werewolf, and Supernatural Play!

    Are you Team Fangs or Team Claws? Either way, spook-tacular fantasy play has been everywhere from Renaissance Faires, Cons, and now most recently, the bedroom! Here will be some tips to let your claws out during intimate moments.

  • Sex Feed: Is ninety two percent enough?

    OraQuick is a new at home testing kit that helps people determine their HIV status. But with a high error rate, is it actually helping?

  • Porn stars protest condom-only porn measure

    They appreciate safe sex, just not in their industry.

  • Sex Feed: Canadian HIV carriers absolved from having to legally inform their sexual partners about their condition.

    To disclose or not to disclose HIV, it just got a little more complicated.

  • Make Me Want It

    I am never impressed by sheer brutality in BDSM. I AM impressed when someone can evoke a DESIRE for sheer brutality in BDSM.

  • STI 101: HPV

    One of the most common STIs is HPV. It has been estimated that roughly half of sexually active people will have HPV at some point in their life. Despite how common it may be, many people may not know the facts about HPV.

  • STD Myths: You Can't Really Believe That!

    It's amazing the crazy things people believe when it comes to STDs and protection. Here are some of the craziest I've heard, and the real truths that people need to know.

  • I'm horny and drunk. Wanna F@ck?

    How much alcohol is too much?

  • Chlorhexidine. It’s in your Eden Wipes and many of the toy sprays. What is it?

    Chlorhexidine is a hospital grade antimicrobial. It is used for treatment and prevention of infections. It's very impressive that it is used in our toy cleaners.

  • How To Make Your Own Amateur Porn Not Suck

    If your going to make porn at home, you may as well know how!

  • Anal play!

    This is just a quick guide for anyone who's interested in anal play or penetration, with some tips I've picked up on through personal experience.

  • Bondage Around the House

    So you want to try bondage? You don't want to go out and buy fancy handcuffs or rope from a hardware store? That's ok, there are everyday household items you can use for your little fantasy!

  • Where in the world are the dental dams!?

    Condoms have become standard practice in sexual education, but dental dams remain something rarely discussed. Why is it that sex education is so often told through old fashioned terms?

  • The Birds and the Bees: Why the Sex Talk Isn't Always Necessary

    There is always a lot of pressure on parents to have "the talk" with their children, but it might not be as big of a deal as you've been told.

  • Let Me Go Get My Rubbers

    I hate that people think that condoms are an option for birth control. The only time you should be using condoms as your birth control method is if you wouldn't mind a birth or two in your future.

  • How to pick and clean your toys!

    Whether you're an expert or a novice, you always want to make an informed decision before buying a product. Keeping your toys clean is always recommended, but there's a lot more to it.

  • What has EdenFantasys done for me?

    Okay so a little history.... I was the type of kid that knew she liked males AND females from a very young age.  At 5, I ran around my neighbourhood with a condom, explaining to everyone, child or adult, what a condom was for and how to use it.   I was obsessed with sex years before I ever experienced it.   Burying my nose in penthouse forum and literally drooling over the stories as  I read them.

  • Anal For Beginners

    Feel like experimenting with anal, but not exactly sure where to start? It's not as complicated as it may seem, check it out!

  • So, what's so bad about phthalates, anyway?

    Before coming to EdenFantasys, I was left in the dark about all things related to sex toys. I didn't know anything about what materials the toys were made of, what phthalates were, or why some materials are better and safer for the body than other materials are.

  • The Rules of Safety: D/s Relationships

    Recently BDSM has been ushered into the mainstream. Let's take a look at the basic rules you should know about before engaging in play.

  • Mouth-Breathers Need Kink Too!

    I love gags! Especially ball gags! The only problem is I can't breathe through my nose, and I know I'm not the only person with that problem. So what do you do when you want to be gagged, but you also want to breathe? I'll tell you!

  • So, You Read ‘Fifty Shades’, and Now You Want to be a Sub…

    Yes, I get it. You read all three of the ‘Fifty Shades’ books in one weekend, you’ve looked up some stuff on the Internet about BDSM, and now, you’re DYING to be a sub, right? You even typed up a contract just like the one in the book, went and bought a pair of handcuffs, and put a wanted ad in the craigslist personals looking for a Dom. Right?

  • Generation Fear: How I Survived HIV Education in the 1990s

  • 9 Strangest Birth Control Secrets from the Ancient World

    Did you know April is STD Awareness Month? In honor of this, we asked our writers to talk about sexually transmitted disease and infections, contraception and sexual health. Tucker Cummings found some pretty odd birth control methods. Here are nine of them!

  • Pfizer Recalls Defective Birth Control Pills

    Ladies, if you were prescribed these pills, return them and get tested.

  • New Potential Male Birth Control is Promising

    How about an ultrasound to make your sex safer?

  • Mom’s Sexcapades Prompt Teen to Dial 911

    Maybe some soundproofing is in order?

  • O Canada: FDA Approves Human Trial for HIV Vaccine

    In as few as five years, HIV may go the way of Polio.

  • Texas: Poster Child for Failure of Abstinence-Only Sex Education

    We'd suggest a chat with Gov. Perry. But he's already not listening.

  • HPV Immunization: Costs v. Effectiveness

    UK health professionals would opt to pay out-of-pocket for more comprehensive protection.

  • Stirring Things Up: Safer Sex for Women Who Love Women

    Compared to heterosexual sex or sex between men, sex between women is generally a lower-risk activity. It isn’t however, a no-risk activity.

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