Twenty things you probably didn’t know about Viagra…

Twenty things you probably didn’t know about Viagra…

Oct 25, 2013 | No Comments

1. Viagra is not an aphrodisiac. It will only cause erection if you are sexually aroused. There is, as yet, no pill to cure a boring or unattractive partner. 2. Men who take Viagra without consulting their partners can create trust issues. […]

Masturbation, polyamory, bondage, paying for sex? Not what usually springs to mind when you contemplate senior sex…

Masturbation, polyamory, bondage, paying for sex? Not what usually springs to mind when you contemplate senior sex…

Oct 25, 2013 | No Comments

Joan Price’s new book ‘Naked at our Age: Talking out Loud about Senior Sex’ is an eyebrow raising account of a generation who refuse to give up on sex despite the physical, psychological and relational  limitations imposed by ageing. Throughout this inspirational […]

The Illusive G-Spot: An extension of the clitoris, or a gynaecological UFO?

The Illusive G-Spot: An extension of the clitoris, or a gynaecological UFO?

Oct 25, 2013 | No Comments

The Grafenberg-spot has been responsible for fifty years of late night duvet rustling and a lot of disappointment. First documented in 1950 in a controversial report by German gynaecologist Ernest Grafenberg (apparently, with the help of his wife and some of his […]

Sex in your seventies…

Sex in your seventies…

Oct 25, 2013 | No Comments

Q My wife and I are in our seventies. We have been together for more than 50 years and have always enjoyed a good sex life but, for some months now, my wife has been unable to reach orgasm, which she finds […]

Now here’s a thought for all you big softies….

Now here’s a thought for all you big softies….

Oct 25, 2013 | No Comments

In pre-Viagra America, only an estimated 18 million men were receiving treatment for erectile dysfunction. Now, according to the National Institutes of Health, 30 million men – nearly a quarter of the male population of the United States – suffer from total […]

EISP? WTF…

EISP? WTF…

Oct 25, 2013 | No Comments

EISP = Exercised induced sexual pleasure. Finally, there is a reason to go to the gym! Findings from a first-of-its-kind study by Indiana University researchers confirm anecdotal evidence that exercise—absent sex or fantasies—can lead to female orgasm. While the findings are new, […]

Help the aged… to have sex.

Help the aged… to have sex.

Oct 25, 2013 | No Comments

A few years ago a report by the UK-based Sheffield Institute for Studies on Ageing revealed that people over 50 who have regular sex are in better physical and mental shape than their less sexually active counterparts. People obviously don’t stop wanting […]

Naomi Wolf and her Vagina

Naomi Wolf and her Vagina

Oct 25, 2013 | No Comments

“When an unexpected medical crisis sends Naomi Wolf on a deeply personal journey to tease out the intersections between sexuality and creativity, she discovers, much to her own astonishment, an increasing body of scientific evidence that suggests that the vagina is not […]

Your sex life at 50…

Your sex life at 50…

Oct 25, 2013 | No Comments

Last month I ran a small survey on the über cool over fifties website High50. The results support the findings that are emerging from my bigger study of British sex lives and I’m running them here so that those of you who […]

Disabled people have sex – and, what’s more, we enjoy it.

Mar 13, 2013 | No Comments

Almost ten years ago, when I was 18, I was involved in a car accident that left me paralysed. I sustained a spinal injury, and ever since I have been without sensation from my chest down. From around the centre of my […]