Suzannah Weiss

Suzannah Weiss is a Contributing Writer for Everyday Feminism and a New York-based writer whose work has appeared in The Washington Post, Salon, Seventeen, Buzzfeed, The Huffington Post, Bustle, and more. She holds degrees in Gender and Sexuality Studies, Modern Culture and Media, and Cognitive Neuroscience from Brown University.

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The Female Orgasm is hardly deserving of the near-mythic status sometimes assigned to it. Here's how science is delving deep and laying the...

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Yes, it's ok to just kiss and cuddle. Here's why some people are going in for all the fun without the fucking.

A Guide to Safer Sex During the Pandemic A Guide to Safer Sex During the Pandemic A Guide to Safer Sex During the Pandemic A Guide to Safer Sex During the Pandemic


Since the majority of sexual encounters occur within six feet of another person, engaging in sex with someone who has the virus can result...

How to Stop COVID-19 From Ruining Your Sex Life How to Stop COVID-19 From Ruining Your Sex Life How to Stop COVID-19 From Ruining Your Sex Life How to Stop COVID-19 From Ruining Your Sex Life


If you broaden your definition of sexual intimacy and get creative, you could not only continue to have a sex life during the Coronavirus...

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I was skeptical at first about whether working with a sex coach would be worth the money or the time. But it turned out to be the best...

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You’re not alone if you find it easier to orgasm when you’re masturbating than during partnered sex. Here are some ways to start having...

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Worried about pain the first time you have vaginal sex? These 10 tips will help you ease the way, painlessly

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Here’s how to show someone the utmost respect when you’re exchanging nudes, whether they’re a long-term partner or someone you just matched...

4 Myths About the Hymen to Stop Believing 4 Myths About the Hymen to Stop Believing 4 Myths About the Hymen to Stop Believing 4 Myths About the Hymen to Stop Believing


There’s perhaps no part of the human body as fraught with myths as the hymen. Here are four myths young people are still learning about the...

If You Want to Test Your Relationship, Take Your Partner to a Hotel With a Sex Package If You Want to Test Your Relationship, Take Your Partner to a Hotel With a Sex Package If You Want to Test Your Relationship, Take Your Partner to a Hotel With a Sex Package If You Want to Test Your Relationship, Take Your Partner to a Hotel With a Sex Package


Sex-Themed Hotel Packages encourage you to put your physical relationship in the foreground. Here's why that can be a great thing or a bad...

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Masturbating with We-Vibe's Melt is without a doubt a novel and superlative experience. Here's why we think this new suction vibrator is...

What Sexual Personality Type Are You? What Sexual Personality Type Are You? What Sexual Personality Type Are You? What Sexual Personality Type Are You?


It can be useful to know what type of sexual personality you are so that you know the best ways to improve your sex life, including the...

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Consent is an important part of a sexual relationship (probably THE most important part) but it goes far beyond sex. How far? Read on.

5 Cool Things Science Teaches Us About Orgasms 5 Cool Things Science Teaches Us About Orgasms 5 Cool Things Science Teaches Us About Orgasms 5 Cool Things Science Teaches Us About Orgasms


Fortunately, scientists have looked into the many questions surrounding orgasms — and found answers. Here are some of the coolest things...

What It Means If You Fantasize During Sex What It Means If You Fantasize During Sex What It Means If You Fantasize During Sex What It Means If You Fantasize During Sex


Fantasize during sex? Here's what it means if you do.

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Sex education teaches a very narrow view of sex and sexuality, one that leaves many things - and people - out of the picture.

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Not sure if you're in an abusive relationship? These behaviors are subtle signs of sexual abuse.

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If you fake orgasms, here are four reasons to talk to your partner and find a solution.

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We are often taught or socialized to believe these problems are no big deal. In fact, many can - and often should - be solved.

4 Stereotypes About Female Sexuality That Hurt Your Sex Life 4 Stereotypes About Female Sexuality That Hurt Your Sex Life 4 Stereotypes About Female Sexuality That Hurt Your Sex Life 4 Stereotypes About Female Sexuality That Hurt Your Sex Life


These female stereotypes are damaging to relationships, sex lives and women's lives in general.

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Think you know about squirting? You may not know the truth. We're busting 6 myths about squirting.

5 Myths OB/GYNs Want You to Stop Believing About Your Vulva 5 Myths OB/GYNs Want You to Stop Believing About Your Vulva 5 Myths OB/GYNs Want You to Stop Believing About Your Vulva 5 Myths OB/GYNs Want You to Stop Believing About Your Vulva


Myths about vulvas weasel their way into almost all of our brains. Here are 5 myths about your vulva that your OB/GYN wants you stop...

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Women are not particularly complicated, men are not particularly simple, and there are many people who don’t identify either one.

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Just because you read something doesn't make it true. Here are 4 common 'facts' with little or no data to back them up.

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From inconsistent views of nudity to stigma around sex toys, here are a few sexual double standards that we need to debunk.

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We should feel confident enough in ourselves to approve of our bodies regardless of anyone else’s opinion - but it isn't easy.

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There's nothing wrong with a good cumshot, but their ubiquity in porn is problematic. Here's why.

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We need to stop teaching women not to be easy, because when we do, we also teach them these destructive ideas.

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We can feel good about our bodies, our periods, and our a/genders without resorting to essentialist, cissexist notions about menstruation....

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Here are the 7 myths about women and masturbation...and the truth.

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Where’s the line between expanding what’s acceptable to talk about and violating someone’s boundaries? Here are a few questions that might...