Dan Savage Interview, Part 2: It Gets Better Project

I felt this way after hearing about Billy Lucas’ suicide and Justin Aberg’s before him this summer in Minnesota. The reaction as a gay adult is always, “God, I wish I could have talked to that kid and just be able to tell him it gets better,” but knowing you would never get permission; knowing you would never be invited to talk to these kids.

Q&A: Does Masturbation Cause Premature Aging?

Fortunately, there is no truth to the rumors that masturbation causes one to get sick, go blind, grow hair on their hands, or age very quickly. It is common for teenagers and adults to masturbate, whether they are male or female, and there is nothing about masturbating that would cause you to look much older than you are.

Q&A: Period Length And Pregnancy Risk

I’ve been a nervous wreck for the past couple of days. The other day, I was on day 3 of my period, and I had my boyfriend over. We have never had sex and I pride myself on that. Occasionally, though, he will stick his hands down my pants. He doesn’t finger me or anything, he just puts his hand down there.