Category Archives: Sex

Day 18, Part One: Safe Sex FAIL

Okay, so kudos to Cosmo for writing an article on safer sex (“How to Outsmart STDs”, The Cosmo Health Report, pages 186-189). However, this piece could have been much better if: It wasn’t so freakin’ heteronormative It didn’t over-sensationalize the … Continue reading

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Did someone from Cosmo write this ad for Trojan?

Wow. Trojan has a new vibrator out, called the Triphoria (Tri plus Euphoria, get it?), and someone managed to write a TV ad for Trojan that never uses the word “vibrator”, but did use plenty of Cosmo-worthy euphemisms for “Use … Continue reading

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Day 15, Part Two: I am Quizzproof

The last bit of content in the October Cosmo is the quiz “Do You Bend Over Backward for Your Guy?” (page 268) Since I can’t keep the FAIL all to myself, I figured I’d share it: Your man leaves the … Continue reading

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Day 14, Part Two: Cosmo’s resident “Guy Expert” makes an effort, fails miserably

So, Cosmo has this column called “Ask Him Anything” (Love&Lust, page 166-7), written by Ky Henderson. And unlike the rest of Cosmo’s “advice”, he says things that (usually) make sense. However, he kind of misses the boat on this one: … Continue reading

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Day 14, Part 1.5: A braver man than I (or even the Stig)

At the start of this project, I stated that I wasn’t going to try anything with the Cosmo seal of approval that would interfere with my school work, or cause physical or emotional harm to The Stig and I. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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Day 14, Part One: Let’s Roleplay!

The questions and answers in the “Sex Q+A” (Love&Lust, page 164) aren’t all that terrible. The best question comes from a woman asking for some advice on role-playing: I’ve never role-played with my husband before. I want to try it, … Continue reading

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Day 13, Part Three: ALL YOUR ORGASM ARE BELONGING TO US

Evidently, it’s not enough for me to do crazily acrobatic sex moves, or put a scrunchie around the Stig’s gearshift*. In order to be a good girlfriend, I must be able to “Own His Orgasm!” (Love&Lust, page 160). When I … Continue reading

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