Gen Z is Missing Out on the Benefits of Sex

September 21, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

Generally speaking, sexual activity is good for our mental health. Sex (however you like to do it) has the potential to enhance our psychological well-being, as well as the connection we have with a spouse or partner. However, research suggests that sexual activity is slowly receding from our lives. While the overall trend points to...

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Gen Z is Missing Out on the Benefits of Sex
Study Abroad With Me in Amsterdam and Berlin for a Course on Sex and Culture
Study Abroad With Me in Amsterdam and Berlin for a Course on Sex and Culture

September 5, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

I’m excited to announce a unique study abroad program in conjunction with the Sexual Health Alliance. We are offering study abroad courses in both Amsterdam and Berlin focused on sex...

Media & Culture, Potpourri
Wearable Oral Sex Undies Can Provide Protection, Comfort, And Fun
Wearable Oral Sex Undies Can Provide Protection, Comfort, And Fun

August 25, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

 **Note: This post is sponsored by Lorals In recent years, oral sex has become one of the most common sexual behaviors that people engage in. In fact, aside from intercourse,...

Safe Sex
Happy K-Day! Celebrating the History of Women’s Sexuality Research
Happy K-Day! Celebrating the History of Women’s Sexuality Research

August 20, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

Sixty-nine years ago this week (August 20, 1953), the media first reported on some of the major findings from Alfred Kinsey’s classic book Sexual Behavior in the Human Female. This...

Potpourri
What You Need To Know About Monkeypox
What You Need To Know About Monkeypox

August 11, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

Monkeypox has recently become one of the dominant topics of conversations in the sexual health community and in the media more broadly. Case counts are increasing quickly and vaccines are...

Safe Sex, Videos
7 Things You Should Know About Kink and BDSM
7 Things You Should Know About Kink and BDSM

August 3, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

BDSM (which stands for bondage/discipline, dominance/submission, and sadism/masochism) is one of the most popular sexual fantasies. It’s also a relatively common sexual behavior, with nationally representative US surveys finding that as many...

Kink & BDSM
LoveHoney Sex Toys The Truth About the 5 Love Languages, and How to Show Love
The Truth About the 5 Love Languages, and How to Show Love

July 11, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

The “love language” concept has become increasingly popular as a way of explaining differences in how people prefer to show and receive love. However, despite its enormous popularity, there still...

Dating & Relationships, Psychology
Views on Sexual Morality in the United States in 2022
Views on Sexual Morality in the United States in 2022

July 4, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

According to Gallup’s 2022 Moral Issues Survey, American adults’ views on sexual morality have become more liberal since the turn of the century. In fact, for some of the issues on this...

Sex Ed
Get a Free HIV Test for National HIV Testing Day
Get a Free HIV Test for National HIV Testing Day

June 27, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

HIV prevention and treatment have taken great strides over the last few decades, but there is still much to be done. In the United States alone, there are currently more...

Safe Sex
Future Method Butt and Body Scrub Everything You Think You Know About Stonewall…Is Probably False
Everything You Think You Know About Stonewall…Is Probably False

June 15, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

It’s June, and that means it’s LGBTQ+ Pride Month. At this time of year, we often hear a lot about Stonewall and the night of June 27, 1969. The stories...

LGBTQIA+, Videos
This Week in the History of Sex: Homosexual Necrophilia in the Mallard Duck
This Week in the History of Sex: Homosexual Necrophilia in the Mallard Duck

June 6, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

Twenty-seven years ago this week, something unusual took place in the Netherlands: an observational study of the world’s first known case of homosexual necrophilia in the mallard duck. Yes, you...

Potpourri, Videos
How Marijuana Affects Our Sex Lives
How Marijuana Affects Our Sex Lives

May 30, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

Research finds that nearly half of American adults (46%) have used marijuana in some way at least once before. People use it for all kinds of purposes, from pain relief...

Sex Ed
How Advances in Sex Toy Technology Can Enhance Men’s Sexual Performance
How Advances in Sex Toy Technology Can Enhance Men’s Sexual Performance

May 23, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

**Note: This post is sponsored by The Handy More than 4 in 10 men report having experienced at least one sexual difficulty in the past year. Experiencing difficulties during sex...

Potpourri, Sex Tips
What’s the Most Effective Way to Reduce Abortion? Better Sex Ed and No-Cost Contraception
What’s the Most Effective Way to Reduce Abortion? Better Sex Ed and No-Cost Contraception

May 16, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

The leak of a draft decision from the Supreme Court to reverse Roe v. Wade has reinvigorated public discourse on abortion in a way I haven’t previously seen in my...

Sex Ed