Laura Anne Stuart, MPH

Stuart fields a question from a reader wondering how to discern whether sexual problems such as lack of desire and premature ejaculation have psychological or physical causes. more

Jan 20, 2015 10:26 PM Sexpress

Laura Anne Stuart addresses a question from a reader who has just learned that her husband is a crossdresser and wonders what this means about his identity, future actions and their relationship. more

Jan 13, 2015 10:10 PM Sexpress

Laura Anne Stuart fields a question about potential effects of nipple pincher/clamp use on breastfeeding. Madison Young, a kinky artist-director-actress and a new mother, weighs in on the issue. more

Jan 6, 2015 9:37 PM Sexpress

Laura Anne Stuart discusses body-safe vaginal moisturizers. more

Dec 30, 2014 11:09 PM Sexpress

Laura Anne Stuart fields a question from a reader who experiences pain or lack of sensation when close to orgasm. more

Dec 23, 2014 11:46 PM Sexpress

Laura Anne Stuart addresses a question from a reader wondering about HPV transmission between women. more

Dec 16, 2014 9:58 PM Sexpress

After meeting with college students for a sex Q&A, Laura Anne Stuart discusses sexual boundaries, how they may change over time and healthy strategies for communicating with partners about them. more

Dec 10, 2014 9:36 AM Sexpress

I am a 26-year-old male in a three-year relationship with my 23-year-old girlfriend. I have tried to have multiple conversations about our sex life. She is unresponsive and makes me feel like I’m a freak because more

Dec 2, 2014 9:37 PM Sexpress

One of the most frequently asked questions at the Tool Shed concerns sex toys made of glass. This question usually comes up as people walk past the case where our glass toys are displayed and say something like, “ Those are so... more

Nov 25, 2014 11:10 PM Sexpress

A common side effect of many antidepressants in the SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) class is “sexual side effects” in both men and women. These include decreased libido and anorgasmia. Are there any remedies that don’t inte... more

Nov 18, 2014 10:21 PM Sexpress 1 Comments

Any time I teach a “Sex Toys 101” class, I talk about the materials from which these toys are made. Most Americans assume that if you can buy something in a store, it more

Nov 12, 2014 12:46 PM Sexpress

How big should a guy be to wear or actually fit into a Magnum condom? Do normal ones really inhibit their pleasure that much?I believe that condoms in different sizes and shapes are absolutely necessary to men’s comfort and pleasure, and I ... more

Nov 4, 2014 4:51 PM Sexpress 1 Comments

Every once in a while at Ye Olde Sex Toy Shoppe, there seems to be a distinct uptick in people coming in to ask about a specific topic. Recently, we’ve had quite a few folks seeking more information about using dilators to make vaginal pene... more

Oct 28, 2014 11:45 PM Sexpress

From the “Questions People Ask at the Tool Shed” files: This week, we had a customer query us about the different functions a sponge can perform in the vagina. Yes! In addition to serving as a household cleaning tool, sponges can also p... more

Oct 21, 2014 10:43 PM Sexpress

I’ve been dating my boyfriend for a little over two years now. While we have an active sex life and I enjoy that in general, I don’t really get all that excited about physical sex itself. I like making out and fooling around and more

Oct 15, 2014 3:13 PM Sexpress

Recently, I attended Momentum, a conference on feminism, sexuality and relationships. There were many thought-provoking sessions (I was especially intrigued by Esther Perel’s closing statements on sex and the American work ethic), but I le... more

Oct 7, 2014 12:53 AM Sexpress

I have been talking to this girl for several months. I really like her and want to continue to see her. We have not yet had sex; she has told me that she has HPV, and she and I have been hesitant about going through with it. She is scared I... more

Sep 30, 2014 7:32 PM Sexpress

How do I initiate more “knocking the boots” in an eight-year relationship?Sex in a long-term relationship typically has a different pace and feel from sex in a new relationship. During those heady early days with a new partner, levels more

Sep 23, 2014 12:22 AM Sexpress

What is the easiest way to have anal sex and look your partner in the face?People of all genders, and partners of all gender combinations, enjoy anal sex for many different reasons, and there are as many different creative more

Sep 17, 2014 12:43 AM Sexpress 1 Comments

I am a 50-year-old male, married twice. Sex was always short but sweet, 10 minutes or so. I’m currently seeing someone new. I rarely have sex twice in a short period of time because I can’t get another erection, but what’s really bothersome... more

Sep 8, 2014 11:36 PM Sexpress