Browsing All posts tagged under »human sexuality«

kaffe in katmandu // Fraction Factions

June 26, 2011


Read the poem on A poem I wrote two years ago that was just published on kaffe in katmandu, an arts/literature blog. Were I writing this poem now I would substitute the word “climaxing” for “ejaculating” since men without prostate glands do not ejaculate. When I fully recover from my prostate surgery I hope to […]

Self-Confidence, Empathy May Make for Better Sex

June 20, 2011


Study of young American adults suggests a healthy psychological outlook boosts sexual satisfaction. Empathic people of both genders reach orgasm more frequently, and people with high self-esteem are more likely to enjoy performing oral sex. See also: via

Turkish sex researchers: “Size” really does matter after all – Judy Mandelbaum – Open Salon

September 21, 2010


Turkish sex researchers: “Size” really does matter after all Fat is fun! At least, that’s the word from Turkey this week. Researchers at Erciyes University in Kayseri have just completed a year-long study correlating body mass index (BMI) and male sexual performance. Their findings: men with excess body fat last longer in bed. In fact, […]

Female orgasms and a ‘rule of thumb’

June 18, 2010


Female orgasms and a ‘rule of thumb’ ‘C-V distance’ may be a factor in how easily a woman has an orgasm. Science of the orgasm By Regina Nuzzo Special to The Times February 11, 2008 During intercourse, the female orgasm can be elusive. What frustrated woman hasn’t wondered: Am I simply, um, put together differently […]

In search of the perfect short-term contraceptive (maybe safe for work but probably TMI)

May 13, 2010


I’m wrote what follows, but Shoshana read it and approves its publication. A little over a year and a half ago Shoshana’s gynecologist switched her oral contraceptive from Triphasil to Yaz as a lower dose intermediate step before menopause. A month ago her gynecologist told her to go off oral contraception entirely so she could tell when […]