For the original story, follow the link here. Orgasms, apparently, are not always orgasmic. According to a recent study published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior, a lot more goes into how people achieve a healthy orgasm than proper technique. “There seems to be a widespread assumption that orgasms during consensual sex are always positive, but research had never explored the possibility that they might be negative … Continue reading Bad Orgasms: Another Study Finds Not All Sex Is Blissful
For the original Story, Follow the link here. Break-ups suck. Virtually everyone goes through at least one. And divorce is even more brutal, especially considering nearly half of couples divorce in the first four or five years of being married. As it is a quintessential human struggle, going through a divorce has been the inspiration for many films and TV series, and these stories are usually complex by … Continue reading Can Watching Fictional Dysfunctional Couples Improve your Relationship?
Condoms suck. We can all agree on that. Lining two grams of latex between points of pleasure can irritate almost anyone, the exceptions being sadists, masochists and those with a fetish for eco-friendly plastic. It’s not like likely that you fit any of those profiles. Instead, you might want to know why in 2019—almost 2020—CNN, Facebook, or whomever you mistakenly get your news from hasn’t … Continue reading Why Don’t We Have a Male Birth Control Pill (or Gel) Yet?
Not the same as Polyamory. Continue reading Is Casual Dating healthy, easy, or both?
Lee County, Va reconciles with the controversial decision to allow firearms in school. The state disagrees, stating the admission would only exacerbate the potential for disaster. But the county is determined that there is no other alternative. We spoke to the teachers and staff willing to arm themselves in the face of finite resources, and utter desperation to protect their students. Continue reading To Teach, Protect, and Serve: A county backed against its borders
A housing crisis hits Army Base Fort Lee and bases across the nation, leaving many military families helpless, ambushed at home. For the original story, follow the link here. In the span of one’s service, military families will move six to nine times. Each time, the family must reorient: new routes to work, new lesson plans that conflict with the previous, and culture shocks that … Continue reading Sacrifice For Squalor
From widespread boycotts to protests of Trump’s speech, this year’s Jamestown Commemoration didn’t feel like much of a celebration. Continue reading Our doors are open, and our lights are on
Weed isn’t a big deal. Many states are effectively implementing safe, legal cannabis reform and are turning a profit. So why are Virginia lawmakers still fighting over this old debate? Continue reading Virginia’s forgotten war against cannabis
If the quintessential ecological battle cry of the seventies was “Save The Whales,” today it is “Save The Bees.” Continue reading Pollinating The Commonwealth
On a Wednesday afternoon, the space freighter Antares launched from NASA’s spaceport on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. RVA Magazine was on the scene. Continue reading The Things It Carried