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Jan 8, 2013

Why Does Sex Always Hurt Me? [Ask Tuffy Luv]

I don't know what is wrong with me, but I think my vagina is too tight/small. Although I have been having sex for almost a year, it is still often painful afterwards (if not during), and it snaps back to it's original state.

Jul 17, 2012

Tuffy Luv Sez: Blue Balls Are Real?!

Sometimes when I don't want to have sex my boyfriend says we have to because he gets blue balls. I always go along with it but what is it exactly and how can I keep him from getting it in the first place?

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Apr 19, 2012

Defending Small Penises [Sexy Time]

There's a lot of cultural stigma attached to small penises. They're not considered attractive. We mock guys who aren't well-endowed and consider them less desirable than guys who are more blessed. A lot of a guy's perceived masculinity is tied up in the size of his junk, which is just utterly absurd.

Oct 14, 2010

Sexy Time: Why the Taboo?

You see, while my entire family is aware that I’m an up-and-coming journalist, I always find it interesting that no one brings up exactly what I write about or what kind of publications I’m aiming to write for after graduation. Even my successes – the fact that I just got to interview my sex-columnist hero, Dan Savage, and I’m running my very own sex advice column in my school paper – were tiptoed around like a landmine.

Oct 7, 2010

Sexy Time: A Public Affair

One time, I had sex on a pier. After my three month dance with celibacy, I finally gave in at the end of the summer, and I figured if I was going to go for it, I was going to do it with a bang (well, that and my roommates were asleep and we have very thin walls). I worked my charm with my then-friend-with-benefits, and before I knew it, there I was – butt ass naked at the end of a pier at 4am.

Oct 5, 2010

Explaining the Sexual Satisfaction Discrepency

What is it with guys thinking they’re veritable gods when it comes to escapades of the sexual variety? A new study found that while 85% of American men claimed the last person with whom they had sex reached orgasm, only 64% of American women actually had an orgasm during their most recent sexploit. Let me pull out my calculator on this tough one…

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Sep 30, 2010

Sexy Time: What’s Love Got To Do With It?

It might be surprising to you guys, but I kind of have a penchant for sex, so I’ve opted to take a course that is write up my alley – philosophy of love and sex. Every week, we’re given a question that we half an hour to answer on paper. Our first “question of the week” was something that really got me thinking – is it more desirable to have sex with love, or sex without love?

Tuffy Luv Tawks Seks

Dear Tuffy Luv, I have been with my boyfriend for over a year and we are just crazy about each other, but we are still virgins. We were originally saving our virginity for religious/moral reasons, but we both changed our minds on that and want to have intercourse now. However, we each live in our parents' homes and his family is super-religious.

Jan 26, 2010

The Doctor Is In: Why Does Sex Hurt Me?

Q: I am not in a serious relationship, so I don’t have sex very often. When I do, though, it always hurts. Sometimes even more than the first time. Why is that? Is there something I can do so it doesn’t hurt anymore?

Jul 23, 2009

Move Over Condoms – There’s A New Birth Control In Town

Trojan, Durex, Lifestyles…watch out! A new study indicates that there is another method of birth control that may be almost as effective as condoms in preventing pregnancy. The best part is, it doesn’t require any pill, patch, or plastic; doesn’t include side effects of weight gain or nausea; and there’s no wasted rip’n’roll time.

Jun 2, 2009

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Apr 2, 2009

HIV/AIDS — A Very Real Risk for College Women

Once in a while, we get a variation of this question via e-mail: “I’m a woman in college, and I’m wondering if I still need to be worried about getting HIV. Isn’t it pretty much under control by now?”

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Jan 13, 2009

The V-Card: All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

Remember the days when a chaste woman wore a white wedding gown and saved herself for the honeymoon? Me neither....

Oct 31, 2008

Science Says: Bigger Women Get More Lovin’

The world’s fattest man, Manuel Uribe, recently married his girlfriend of 2 years, Claudia Solis, in Mexico. This left many...

May 31, 2008

Sex Diaries: The Sleepy, Sore, and Sunburned Girlfriend

[Editor’s Note: New York Magazine does these Sex Diaries that are sometimes cool, sometimes lame. Sometimes they’re interesting...

Apr 28, 2008

“CASUAL” Sex…Can We Keep it Casual?

He wants to do me. He wants to do me not. He wants to do me… …Then never call again,...

Apr 12, 2008

I Swear It’s NOT What You Think It Is. …Okay, Maybe It Is

Let’s face it; we’ve gotten to a point in time where “sex” comes into conversation more than last night’s game,...

Nov 28, 2007

College Girls Get the Shaft When It Comes to Orgasms

Occasionally during my down time at my “real person” job post college, I peruse my alma mater’s student newspaper online....

Nov 3, 2007

Technical Virginity: Doing Everything Except Sex

Looks like kids are still being weird about sex. Researchers in Berkeley, California recently surveyed more than 900 middle school...

Oct 23, 2007

Is Hot Tub Sex Bad For You?

The hot tub: thought by many to be the ultimate in places to have sex. It’s comfortable, relaxing, heated –...

Mar 20, 2007

Sorry Guys, Size Does Matter.

Yeah, yeah yeah. We have all heard it a thousand times – “It’s not the size of the boat, but...