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The Sex Question

It is so difficult to talk about sex. The Sexologist answers all those sensitive questions you’ve just been dying to ask.

Intersex explained

If someone wants to clarify a person’s gender they can just ask them. It is sex (biological attributes) that Olympic committees are interested in, not gender.

Shopping for lubricants this Valentine's weekend

Step out of your comfort zone and spice up your weekend with some lube to make your Valentine's evening more romantic and exotic. We have a couple of important points to keep in mind when choosing a lubricant.

The history of the vibrator

We take a look at the different shapes and sizes of vibrators through the ages, including Cleopatra's bee-filled calabash.

The ultimate lube test

Serious about your health? Check. Condoms ready? Check. Your partner willing to use it? Check. Your efforts might be in vain if you use the wrong lube. Watch our video to see why.

Are you doing it right?

Are you masturbating properly? Traumatic masturbatory syndrome might leave you with some unpleasant side-effects.

Lubricants: the basics

Lubrication plays an important role in sex. This article covers the basics of lubricants and why they are important.

Who sells sex?

You see them on street corners, in classified ads and in clubs - what is the nature of sex work, and why do people enter the profession?

Sex talk

Sex - the most natural thing in the world, until you add the human factor.

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E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know

E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places.

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A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.