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  • The Back Door: Let’s Talk Anal

    Anal sex. Yeah, we’re just going to come right out and talk about it because that’s what we do at Beforeplay.org. #JustTalkAboutIt, people. That’s where it’s at. Anal sex is quite the …

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  • Mastering Masturbation

    Straight up, most people have masturbated at some point in their lives. Actually, a lot of people: 95% of males and 89% of females (according to a national study). That means—hallelujah!—if you …

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  • A Helpful How-To Guide to Getting Tested

    Need an STD test, but aren’t sure how to go about it? No problem. Getting tested for sexually transmitted diseases (also called sexually transmitted infections, or STIs) is typically quick, easy and …

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  • Exploring Fetishes

    There are all kinds of sex out there—wild sex, kinky sex, “vanilla” sex, exploratory sex, makeup sex, fantasy sex, self sex—every kind of sex you can imagine (and probably some you can’t). …

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  • The State of Sex on College Campuses

    By Will Nicholson

    Back in 2012, the New York Times ran an article titled “Do College Students Need Sex Ed?” that focused specifically on a concept called “Sex Week.” It originated at Yale and consisted of student …

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  • Why Birth Control is Part of My Life

    I was born and raised in Denver, am the oldest of five children, and am 20 years old. I’m currently working at a restaurant part time as I earn my associates degree in psychology from the …

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  • The History of Birth Control

    “The history of birth control.” Because people have been trying to understand how NOT to get pregnant for centuries, the history is a long one. Honestly, we could go on for days detailing the …

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