Hugh Hefner’s Playboy was a major force igniting and defining the sexual revolution of the 1960’s and 1970’s. Hefner was a major civil rights advocate. He was an advocate for LGTBQ rights and women’s right to choice, and he stridently and effectively combatted puritan prudishness and sexual hypocrisy. He opposed the double standard, and he emphasized the importance of privacy and our fundamental right to consensual eroticism.
Welcome to the Pleasuredome Podcast! From the heart of the Puget Sound, home of Starbuck's coffee, Boeing airplanes, Amazon deliveries, Microsoft software, and the world's best Sex Therapy (what do you think we do all year when it is raining outside?), comes the Pleasuredome Podcast, a series of reflections on the state of Sexology and our Sexual Union as a society from America's foremost sexologist, sex therapist, and sex commentator, Dr. Roger Libby.
You can’t go through an evening of television without seeing a Cialis or a Viagra commercial. The pharmaceutical companies are trying to push these pills as if they are a “total answer” to erection problems for men. The truth is they can help some men who need the help with blood flow. But they are […]
It is a good thing that marijuana is legal in Washington and Colorado. Existing research reveals that one-half to three- fourths of users believe sex goes better with pot. Desire, arousal and orgasms are enhanced by some who use pot. However, using pot heavily can lower testosterone, especially for men. Moderate use does not appear […]
By Roger Libby Sometimes it is hard to plan for sex. Being spontaneous is often valued. Yet one lover may be more in the mood than another. Others like to schedule sex. Either way, there is one sex question you’ll always want to ask of yourself and your lover before popping the “little blue pill.” […]