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Dr. Norma Ngo, a licensed clinical psychologist and an AASECT certified sex therapist, shares her answers to important questions in the effort to destigmatize sex talk. How/why should we talk to our sexual partners about consent? Similar to the rules of the road, we should talk to our sexual partners about...

Virginity has been a prevalent topic in society for ages, but as far as how the topic can be interpreted, different opinions can skew what it actually means to be a virgin, especially in this day and age. The idea of losing one’s virginity comes from the thought of having sex with someone for the first time. This...

On October 28, 2019, the last episode of “The Deuce” aired on HBO. The drama series started in 2017 and portrayed life and culture around Times Square in New York in the 70s and early 80s, when the area was a notorious red light district. This is a crass contrast to today’s experience where hordes of tourists are...

Most women only suffer from UTIs 1-2 times within their lifetime; however, if you’re one of the unlucky few that suffer from chronic UTIs (such as myself) then here are 10 ways you can help prevent UTIs to save you from a costly doctor’s visit.   Consume Fermented Goods Goods such as yogurts and kombucha contain live...

When it comes to sex, it doesn’t always go down like it does in the movies. Let’s face it — sometimes sex can be awkward, unsatisfying or plain out no fun at all. And of course sex can be an experience better than any cinematic portrayal is capable of.  For some the best sex is hookup sex and for others it’s with his...

Once considered to be taboo and practically synonymous with mental illness, fetishes have gradually become more widely accepted – or at least acknowledged and privately frowned upon — but remain mostly a mystery in terms of how and why they develop.  Since a fetish isn’t generally advertised by a person, an exact...

In the land of Gods, monsters, midterms and deadlines, there is an enormous amount of stress that inhabits a college campus and torments students on the daily. Some choose to get a hobby, others indulge in recreational drugs and alcohol and the rest relieve themselves of tension through casual sex. Most of the time...

The concept of marriage in the 21st century has been deconstructed, revolutionized and revamped for society to assemble their own ideas of what a marriage should be. Initially, my idea of what people marry for was one-sided and horizontal when in fact this topic is more multifaceted than that. When examining the idea...

As college students, I assume most of us are relatively well-versed in the art of finding a professor via ratemyprofessor.com. For those unfamiliar with the site, Rate My Professor is a database of most college professors where students anonymously rate them on a variety of criteria. Unsurprisingly, most of the...

Very few topics can elicit the number of wide-ranging emotions and spark as many debates as sex. But how has a topic that is essential to the human experience become so taboo? Mainstream television portrays sex casually, and pornography has become so prevalent it’s almost commonplace. At the same time, politicians are...