Past the understated gate, you find yourself in a large, lush garden. Walk past the fountain, into a dimly lit house, a mixture of modern lines and decadent sensuality. You’re at Kiki de Montparnasse on Melrose, a store devoted to the fulfillment of our passions, named after Man Ray’s long-time lover, darling of the 1920s…continue reading.

Remember when we actually did stuff ourselves? When was the last time you made a mix for someone? Mix tapes are a thing of the past, but it’s not just the tapes that seem to have gone with the Dodo, it’s also the investment of time and creativity. And why bother, really, when you can…continue reading.

As someone who writes about sex and relationships (despite the fact that most people who read my column can generally come to the correct conclusion that I know very little about the latter) I am asked about how to deal with the private use of pornography by men quite frequently. I’m going to be honest…continue reading.

This is an excerpt from the unabridged Kama Sutra, a sacred Indian text about the art of love and eroticism. In his Nagarasarvasva, Padmashri mentions 16 feminine states of mind during the preliminaries of love. A woman can be tender, restive, contemptuous, excited, perplexed, mocking, relaxed, seductive, importunate, disagreeable, vain, bored, complaining, incapable, anxious, or…continue reading.

Sex doesn’t stop as we get older. Let me refer you to a report by Patricia Bloom, MD of Mount Sinai-New York, expert on the matter of sexuality from the third age and beyond: The level of sexual interest and activity among people over the age of 65 is as diverse as the individuals who…continue reading.

Good morning, class. Today we’re going to talk about the human physiological response to sexual stimulation, otherwise known as the sexual response cycle, a term coined by William Masters and Virginia Johnson, two researchers who pioneered studies in sex. Their 1966 work Human Sexual Response was fundamental in understanding human sexuality, specifically female response to…continue reading.

Sexperts get all kinds of weird questions, but every once in a while, questions are so duh in the style of How Is Babby Formed, we just feel we have to share. This one comes to you courtesy of the Bangalore Mirror: I am a 22-year-old man and I have been masturbating since the past…continue reading.

My ex-husband proposed to me on New Year’s Eve at my favorite restaurant in Lima, over to-die-for anticuchos de foie gras (later, when we found ourselves seated beside the chef, Gaston Acurio, on a flight out of the city, I’d joke that if my marriage fell apart, I’d blame it entirely on the menu. It’s…continue reading.

Monday, December 21, 2009, 9:47AM PST. Prepare to cum. I know you don’t need an excuse, but let me tell you about this anyway because it’s, like, whoa. The Global Consciousness Project is an international group of scientists, engineers and thinkers across all disciplines that keeps a network of things called Random Event Generators (called…continue reading.

This is an excerpt from the unabridged Kama Sutra, a sacred Indian text about the art of love and eroticism. Before copulation, in order to arouse the penis with desire, the following four kinds of caress are practiced: Contact It is termed contact when the boy and girl are face to face, body pressing against…continue reading.