This December, famous sexologist and Gizmodo friend Dr. Debby Herbenick—author of Sex Made Easy and Because It Feels Good: A Woman's Guide to Sexual Pleasure and Satisfaction—will answer your sex questions. Every day, Dr. Herbenick will pick a question and give you a solid, scientific answer.


Ask anything you are curious about, even the most basic things or things that you may think you know as fact. Chances are that many of you have the wrong answer. Dr. Herbenick will dispel myths and give you facts.

Here are some of the ones already on the list:

  • Would some specific foods affect the flavor of my sexual juices?
  • Are there really any miracle methods to extend the size of your penis?
  • Why do nipples get hard when we get sexually aroused?
  • Is there really a miracle method to increase the amount of semen I produce?
  • Is it true that most women don't get vaginal orgasms?
  • I have a single sexual partner, what do I need to do to avoid urine infections while practicing anal sex and not use a condom?
  • Can I get an infection peeing in a public restroom?

We won't feature your name if you don't want to. Now it's the time to start an incognito/private web browser session and post a question using our commenting system's Burner feature. It will be completely anonymous, so ask away with no fear.

Dr. Debby Herbenick, author of Sex Made Easy and Because It Feels Good: A Woman's Guide to Sexual Pleasure and Satisfaction, is the Co-Director of the Center for Sexual Health Promotion in the School of Public Health-Bloomington at Indiana University (IU) where she is a Research Scientist. She is also a sexual health educator at The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction where she writes (and hosts audio podcasts of) the Kinsey Confidential column and coordinates educational programming. She has a PhD in Health Behavior from IU, a Master's degree in Public Health Education (also from IU) and a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park. In addition, she is certified as a Sexuality Educator from the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists.