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Can men actually be allergic to sex? Spoiler: yes, and so can women.

There might be another reason why men roll over and go to sleep after sex: They’re not feeling so good. Post-orgasmic illness syndrome (POIS) is a rare illness that gives men flu-like symptoms — like extreme fatigue, high fever, weakness, congestion — within about 30 minutes...

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 2:58pm

Smart condom measures you up after you get it up

Because nothing makes your sex life more exciting than knowing how you compare to others, a British company released photos of the first “smart condom” that records the ins and outs of your romps. Oh, and this sex spy can detect STIs. The i.Con isn’t actually a condom, though. It...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 2:02am

A Goddess' favorite sex accessories to spice up your adult playtime

Erotic educator and sex goddess Taylor Sparks started off making skin care for athletes. As part of their swinger lifestyle, Sparks and her husband have traveled the world and played in playrooms around the globe. One thing that bothered Sparks about the cruises, resorts and venues was the lack of...

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 3:21pm

Make a splash! Do you know what's in your lube?

You’re young, spry and nimble. You are at the top of your sexual game. What would you need lube for? Pretty much everything. When it comes to sex, lube makes the world go ‘round, but how do you know what lubricant to choose? Go naked, Goddess Taylor Sparks suggests. Erotic educator...

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 3:21pm

Would you give up orgasms to see a Trump impeachment?

Remember those commercials back in the day? “What would you doooooo, for a Klondike bar?” the jingle asked. It’s too cold out, so ice cream enveloped in chocolate is out of the question for this lady, but what would you doooooo for a Trump impeachment? Would you give up orgasms...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 6:19pm

Women share ‘Pillowtalk’ as post-#MeToo re-empowerment

Sex is fun. It should be fun. But it seems that everywhere we turn recently, we’re met with more stories of people who have been sexually harassed or assaulted by men in power. Stories of the vulnerable and victimized shared with the hashtags #MeToo or #MeAt14 have overtaken social media, but...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 5:06am

This NYC startup is fighting the stigma of erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction isn’t just an issue that befalls older men. The condition, defined by the National Institutes of Health as the inability to “get or keep an erection firm enough for satisfactory sexual intercourse,” affects 30 million men every year. And while the prevalence...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 6:03pm

I got NSFW at The Blind Man’s Ball and, yes, there are photos

Halloween might be behind us, but we can’t get these images out of our heads! Metro has exclusive (very NSFW) photos taken by Rodrigo Lizarraga for Brooklyn’s New Society for Wellness (NSFW). NSFW was invited to the Blind Man’s Ball in Yonkers, New York, and I was invited to play...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 3:26pm

Booty play! Things you should know before trying 'butt stuff' for the first time

There are taboos attached to anal sex and the whole butt plug-lube-insert-so-now-what can be intimidating (not to mention the potential for messy sheets). Many people think you just shove an un-lubed penis in someone else's bum. Some people are afraid of the um, shall we say, unexpected exit...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 5:33pm

Is a ‘beta marriage’ a better marriage?

You’re in a relationship. Being with that special someone is more magical than you could have ever imagined. What’s next? Splitting the rent? A diamond ring? Or vowing to stay together “’til death do you part?” What if you could test drive marriage with a limited-time...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:59pm

How common is it to fake an orgasm?

Let’s just admit it: Sex sometimes takes too long. Or maybe your partner just isn’t doing it for you that night. When you decide you’ve had enough (thank you very much), what do you do? Probably fake an orgasm. And you aren’t the only one. A recent survey asked 1,000...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:58pm

The United States of Masturbation needs sex toys for dudes

Masturbation. Let's get comfortable saying it. Masturbation. And guys, women have our Satisfyer suckers and magic wands with attachments resembling the Muppet Gonzo’s nose (Le Wand... lifechanger!), so we get it. You want sex toys for men. Your hand is not always enough and spicing things...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:57pm

Masturbation Month is a thing thanks to the first black surgeon general of the US

The merry, merry month of May is known as Masturbation Month or Masturbation May and if you’ve already started your celebrations, congratulations! Pardon us if we don’t shake your hand. If you’re still wondering why everyone else has a smile on their face and their wrist in a...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:56pm

One-night stands: The down-and-dirty on the one-and-done

That walk of shame in college might have turned into an ultra-embarrassing Uber ride in your 20s, but besides knowing how to own your sexuality and have safe fun (protection, kiddos), take comfort that “a lot of people have one-night stands,” a new survey said. The team at DrEd....

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:56pm

BDSM is an 'act of compassion,' NYC dominatrix explains (NSFW)

My name is Goddess Aviva, and I am a professional and lifestyle dominatrix. Men (and occasionally women and couples) come to me to experience submitting to and serving a dominant goddess. These experiences can take a variety of forms depending on the sub’s interests and limits, my particular...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:54pm

Can porn mess with your sexual mojo? Survey says...

We previously explored whether or not masturbation can cause erectile dysfunction, but is there such a thing as porn-induced ED? Two recent surveys presented at the American Urological Association’s annual meeting explored the potential link between porn and sexual dysfunction in both men...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:54pm

Sexual attraction is all in your genes, baby

Instead of asking, “What’s your sign?” you should be asking a potential mate, “What’s your genetic HLA blueprint?” It wasn’t the dog in his profile picture or the kissy face emoji she sent you that attracted you to "the one" — it was...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:53pm

Did any firemen 'Rescue Me' at this singles mixer?

Well, New York, I’m still single. And OK with it, but every now and again, I think that it might be cool to have a someone special. Being a gal who loves new experiences, I hopped online to look for speed dating in the city (which I have never tried) and found something else — firemen...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:52pm

I'm a Superhero Dating School graduate... now, where's my cape?

Gal Godot might make superheroing look easy, but she probably didn’t go through Superhero Dating School like I did. Yeah, that’s right. I’m a dating school graduate. When given the opportunity to try a week-long condensed version of celebrity matchmaker and dating strategist...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:52pm

I infiltrated an exclusive NYC dating club and this is what happened...

I’m single. Single and caught between “I just want a glass of wine and a good make out” and “someone who makes me laugh, please think I’m special!” feelings that typically wash over one as the post-breakup months roll by. Despite my fearless reputation among...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:48pm