• Addiction & Sexual Health – They Are Linked

    By Paige Taylor

    While there may be some drugs that initially enhance the sexual experience, even that increase of pleasure is only temporary. Once an addiction begins to take hold, an individual’s sexuality can be …

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  • Lube – Wetter is Better

    Let’s face it, when it comes to getting busy, wetter is better. Even if your sex life is in good shape, lube might be just the thing to take it up a notch. Your natural wetness down there, can …

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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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  • Play & Hydrate: The Best After Sex Drinks

    While (most) sex sessions may not be as arduous as running a marathon, doing dead lifts or sweating your way through a Crossfit class, they’re still pretty darned physical. So the next time you’re …

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  • Celebrating LGBT Month

    October is LGBT History Month, and since the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning community holds a very special place in our heart (and on Beforeplay.org), we wanted to …

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  • Safe Surprise Sex: It’s a thing

    By Kristine Esser

    Some of the hottest sex is when it is unexpected. This usually happens when there is an unreal amount of passion in a relationship, whether it is emotional, physical or both. But what if you want to …

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  • Gay or Straight: Do STDs Discriminate?

    We’ve heard some Beforeplayers ask, “Am I more at risk of getting an STD or STI if I’m gay or lesbian?” The answer is: it’s not about who you are, it’s about what you do. Just as …

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  • A Gay Man in a Straight Sex Ed Class

    By Christopher Katis

    What I Didn’t Learn in Sex Ed – Ignoring the needs of gay men There used to be this independent book store in Salt Lake that all the hip college students, granola hippies, pot heads and other …

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