The sexual health scene in C-U

I’ll be moving to Urbana, and I’m hoping to work in some form of sexual health ... or anything I suppose. I was wondering if you had suggestions for organizations that do sex-positive health education at any le...

The mourning after

Ross recently spoke to someone who had a miscarriage. At the follow-up doctor’s appointment, the doctor informed the couple that they could have penetrative sex again. However, neither she nor her partner had a...

Analingus

Analingus is oral stimulation of the anus, more frequently referred to as “rimming.” Anything anal is taboo in our culture, especially when it comes to sexual activity. We know that when you combine multiple ta...

“Plan B” and you

It’s 2011, and most people have heard of Emergency Contraception (EC), sometimes called the morning after pill. Pre-packaged EC has been available in the US since the late 1990s, although health care providers ...

Man Up, Man Down Part 2

Recently, Ross had an opportunity to hear 75 college fraternity men ask their most burning questions about sexual violence, masculinity and sex. The workshop was designed to allow an all-male audience to ask qu...

Tips on what to do with your lips

Kissing a new partner for the first time or enjoying a tasty make out session early in a relationship can be thrilling and exciting. At the same time, most of us have also heard how deep kissing usually falls b...

Summer lovin’

Ah, summer. The days are growing warmer. The sun is coming out. And the time for enjoying some hot sexual escapades with your lover abounds. But how can you enjoy this time to play when you are crashing at a fr...

How we’ve stolen second base

We realized recently that Doin’ It Well has never written a column exclusively about boobs. Nipples, sure. But not a column that focuses on the fleshy, bouncy tissue that surrounds them. This week we decided to...

Get. Yourself. Tested.

Our regular readers probably know that we strive to approach discussions about sexuality from a very sex positive perspective — that we’re encouraging and supportive of everyone’s right to make healthy sexual c...

Walking the line: consent, sex, and rape

Ross often tells a story of a student who said to a friend that he had met a woman that he could have sex with, but because she was drunk, he didn’t know if she could consent. The line between sex and rape, for...

Why in the world would you do that?

Because it feels good, of course! But as we know, there are lots of other reasons why we humans seek out and get sexual — solo or with others. This week, Doin’ It Well decided to talk a little bit about the var...