The Goop Lab S1:E3 (The One Everyone’s Talking About)

There are few celebrities more divisive than Gwyneth Paltrow. Whether you’re a fiery critic of her oft questionable wellness claims or a devoted fan soaking up everything in the Goopisphere, you are likely aware of her new Netflix venture entitled “The Goop Lab with Gwyneth Paltrow.” Each episode in the series focuses on a different …

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Are you Clitorate?

If so, then you’re familiar with the following facts: The clitoris has over 8,000 nerve endings (comparatively, the penis has 4,000). The clitoris was only identified as an anatomical body part in 1998. The clitoris is the only part of the body that is designed solely for pleasure. When you consider this superhero of the …

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Red Hot off the Press

February is American Heart Month, and the Go Red for Women campaign raises awareness for women’s heart disease. Most people unfortunately still think of heart disease as a men’s health issue, but the truth is that more women die from cardiovascular disease (CVD) than men! In that spirit, I would like to make mention of …

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Use It Or Lose It

You may have heard the term “use it or lose it” about your vagina and thought it was tongue in cheek. It isn’t. Recently, I was talking to some people in our marketing department and I mentioned the “use it or lose it” principal and they started to laugh. “Well that’s just an expression, isn’t …

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Tensing Your Body During Sex

It seems that part of having an orgasm for many women is tightening up their pelvic muscles. This is yet another example of one of those things that women do which they think is “weird.” Most women whom I’ve spoken with give me one of their “oh-my-g-d-you’re-not-going-to-believe-me” looks when they admit that they need to …

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Have a Heart – The origin of the heart shape

These days, many of us are researching our genetic roots through Ancestry.com, 23 and Me and other genealogical sites. People want to know where they and everything else came from. With Valentine’s Day approaching I see hearts everywhere! So, I’m wondering where the heart shape, the symbol of love known all around the world, originated. …

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Restack the Deck, Here Comes FemTech

There’s a glaring double-standard when it comes to sexual health. A prime example is in the field of “FemTech,” a term coined by Ida Tin. It’s technology designed to improve women’s sexuality and health. The Ose, a blended orgasm sex toy was up for the Innovation Award at the Consumer Electronic’s Show in Las Vegas. …

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Sex is for EVERYbody

Would you deny sleep to someone who has a disability*? How about water or oxygen? Of course not. So why would it ever be acceptable to deny sex to anyone – ANYONE – who wants to have it? Much of society still views those with physical disabilities as either not requiring physical pleasure or as …

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