Womens Sexuality

Why Men Get Laid, But Women Get Screwed

Debra Macleod | Posted 10.23.2014 | Canada Living
Debra Macleod

Women often enter into casual sex and cohabitation assuming these things are their only options. Yet these practices have only become the default dating norms over the past few decades. And guess what? They're a failed social experiment.

Would You Use Google Glass During Sex?

Petra Zebroff | Posted 06.24.2014 | Canada Living
Petra Zebroff

A few days ago Google released Glass, their new wearable computer glasses. This $1,500 gadget can record every minute of a our lives -- including our sex lives. Put on a pair of Glass and capture all the grinding and pounding from your partner's perspective.

How Sex Toys Help Seniors

Petra Zebroff | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada Living
Petra Zebroff

Women over 50 are buying vibrators, dildos and sensuous toys in record numbers. This trend makes sense from a sexological perspective. The body changes after 50, and these toys can be practical and helpful in accommodating these changes. But which toy makes sense after menopause?

Is This Libido Killer Ruining Your Sex Life?

Petra Zebroff | Posted 03.16.2014 | Canada Living
Petra Zebroff

Higher stress levels are linked to more disagreements with lovers, an erotic deterrent of the highest level. In fact, in order to engage with another person on any intimate level we need to perceive enough safety. This safety helps us feel sexual arousal and bonding with our partner due to the release of the hormones oxytocin and vasopressin.

Why "Sex-Positive" Feminism Is Negative For Me

Kelly Rose Pflug-Back | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Kelly Rose Pflug-Back

I didn't realize that I wasn't a virgin until the day, after coming home from Grade 1, I finally worked up the courage to ask my mother what sex was. I remember experiencing a strange sinking feeling as she calmly described to me some vague approximation of the terrifying ritual which a group of older boys I knew had been forcing me to perform with them for some time. When I started to become acquainted in later years with the world of feminist activism, I immediately felt alienated by the ways in which mainstream feminist movements approached things like sexual empowerment and body acceptance. Almost 10 years later, the face of popular, "sex-positive" feminism seems to have changed very little.

Why Miley Cyrus Is Actually a Good Role Model for Girls

Pega Ren | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada Living
Pega Ren

Miley's performance may have been raunchy, but no one can deny that she seemed to be enjoying flaunting her sexual power and prowess. She would be no man's sexual victim. She modelled for our girls that even a sweet Hannah Montana could grow into a sexually confident young woman who was having a very good time with her sexuality. I think we were maybe too quick to judge...or maybe we judged her so harshly because she reminded us of those fleeting moments when new relationship energy emboldened our own sexual enjoyment, so soon submerged again under layers of shame and fear.

7 Ways Alcohol Affects Your Sex Life

Petra Zebroff | Posted 03.09.2013 | Canada Living
Petra Zebroff

A cocktail or glass of wine can help us to relax and even feel a little sexier. But does it actually result in better sex?

What Feminists Really Think of Jane Austen

Elizabeth Kantor | Posted 10.21.2012 | Canada Living
Elizabeth Kantor

The feminists have discovered The Jane Austen Guide to Happily Ever After. Or, at the very least, decided that they can't go on ignoring it -- and they're definitely not sold. But does taking a modern approach on Austen's classic work ruin it? Which approach really reduces Austen's work? Taking her principles seriously, and asking how her insights might apply today? Or dismissing her ideas about love and sex -- wherever they don't overlap with modern enlightened opinion -- as blind prejudices that she would surely grow out of if only we could whisk her to the 21st century?

Little Girls Wearing Bras

Jowita Bydlowska | Posted 10.20.2011 | Canada
Jowita Bydlowska

Mommy has a frilly tank top that shows off her chest, so why shouldn't her daughter have one produced by a company named Jours Après Lunes (or should it be "the morning after"?). The little girl will put on a string bikini not understanding at all what the string is meant to suggest, not understanding that it's a signifier.

Seven Steps To Mind-Blowing Sex

Marcia Sirota | Posted 04.24.2012 | Canada
Marcia Sirota

What makes someone a fantastic lover is not their technical ability or their repertoire of moves but their attentiveness and their efforts to make their partner happy. When both people show that they really care about meeting their partner's needs, sex becomes something wonderful.