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Ask Mia: Can Vegetarians Swallow?

Q. I'm hoping you can settle an argument between me and my girlfriend. She is a vegetarian and says she can't swallow my come when she goes down on me because it's not vegetarian. Is that true? Just so you know, I'm not just some jerk trying to talk her into swallowing—I've had girlfriends who didn't like it before and it was fine, but none of them felt the need to make up such a ridiculous excuse.

A. I can't answer for your girlfriend what fits her dietary preferences. There are many stops on the spectrum of vegetarianism, from people who eat no animal products whatsoever (also known as vegans), to people who eat no beef, pork, or chicken, but still eat fish, to people who avoid meat all year only to get drunk on their birthdays and feast on bacon. More >>

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5 Things You Won't Learn by Watching Porn

I like porn as much as the next gal, but I get a little touchy when I hear that people are watching it for tips on technique. The vast majority of adult movies are made to titillate and entertain you, not to teach you how to have great sex. There are some notable exceptions (Nina Hartley, for instance, is a porn star who’s produced a line of high quality instructional sex videos) but for the most part, watching porn to learn about sex will leave you with some major misconceptions. Here are a few things NOT to learn from watching porn. More >>

The Ultimate Guide to Hand Jobs

Hand jobs are a woman's secret weapon: they are often overlooked, but if you pay attention, they can be a great opportunity to show off your sexual skills. But how many of us just jerk mechanically up and down, or worse, ignore this option completely in favor of other activities? Clever women know that our hands are agile, versatile, and capable of producing a cornucopia of unique sensations. Men who've received a world-class hand job often remember it as the most intense orgasm of their lives. More >>

The Guide to Going Down on Women

What's warm, wet, and better than a dozen roses? That's right—it's your very own mouth, provided you know how to use it. Mastering the art of oral sex takes concentration and practice, but it's worth the effort to learn. There are few women who can resist the allure of a partner with a skilled and knowledgeable tongue.

It's hard to believe that just a few decades ago, oral sex was considered a perverted act. Laws against it are still on the books in nearly 20 states. And yet, many people now consider it a sexual staple. If you haven't yet mastered the art of going down, it's time to jump on the bandwagon. More >>

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