• Study: Abstinence Pledges Ineffective

    Are virginity pledges, common in some abstinence-only sex education programs, effective? Research from Johns Hopkins says no, they might even be dangerous.

  • The Brain: A Sexual Organ? Kinsey Institute on Jezebel

    Jennifer Bass praises Jezebel blogger Megan for a nice summary of Kinsey Institute research about the brain - is it really the largest sex organ?

  • Q&A: Birth Control Effectiveness And Unprotected Sex

    Information about birth control and steps to take when considering stopping condom use with a partner after both test STI-free.

  • Q&A: Can I Get Pregnant From Dry Semen?

    Could dried semen on a man's penis cause pregnancy if inserted into the vagina after ejaculation?

  • Q&A: Pregnancy Risk With Dry Sex

    Whether you call it dry sex or humping, is there a risk of pregnancy while doing it?

  • Q&A: Pregnancy Risk From Using Condoms And Not Ejaculating

    Q&A about the pregnancy risk when condoms were used and the male partner didn't ejaculate.

  • Q&A: Birth Control And Sexual Health Resources

    Q&A about preparing to have sex for the first time and how to determine the best forms of birth control for you.

  • Q&A: Pregnancy Fears, What Should I Do?

    Q&A from a reader concerned about a possible pregnancy who is afraid to go to the doctor.

  • Q&A: Dry Vagina During Sex – What Can I Do?

    Dr. Debby Herbenick answers a question from a male reader who is concerned about a lack of vaginal lubrication making sex uncomfortable for his girlfriend.

  • What Will They Think Of Next? New Birth Control For Men.

    A new study might provide effective and easily reversible birth control for men. It's hard to imagine, but it's looking like that may be a possibility...

  • Q&A: Sex For Only Twenty Seconds And Pregnancy Risk

    A reader asks about the possibility and potential risk of pregnancy after only a short amount of vaginal intercourse

  • Q&A: Why Did My Condom Slip Off?

    Condoms sometimes slip off or break. Occasionally the reasons are clear-cut, but other times the reasons for breakage or slippage are less clear.

  • Q&A: Risk Of Pregnancy Without Penetration

    A reader asks about the risk of pregnancy during sexual activity without penetration.