After the recent Star Trek/Alice Eve 'misogyny' scandal we thought it was high time to look back on Hollywood's other questionably 'sexist' offerings. These movies were hugely successful, but they still managed to garner some negative press and criticism from paying audience members. Have a look, watch the videos and let us know what you think in the comments box below... What do you think? Is everyone going mad or are they really sexist? KATY PERRY HOARDING VITAMIN SUPPLEMENTS?5 REASONS WHY WE FANCY BENEDICT CUMBERBATCHTHE BEST DAY TO BUY CHEAP FLIGHTS REVEALED More »8 Hollywood films that were accused of being 'sexist'
Ever since we watched this deleted shower scene from Star Trek Into Darkness we've been questioning our feelings for Brit-actor Benedict Cumberbatch. A quick poll around Handbag HQ reveals that he's the very definition of a 'Marmite-man'. Some of us fancy the pants off him (even when he plays socially unacceptable Sherlock Holmes), while everyone else is okay to just admire his stellar Shakespearean-style acting chops. So whether you picture ripping his clothes off or enjoying his company dinner party-style, here are five reasons why we've been seduced by Mr Cumberbatch... 1. ... More »The Big Debate: Is Benedict Cumberbatch hot stuff or kinda' weird?
Give him a night to remember by forgoing the sexy silk lingerie and putting on your pearls instead. Next time you want to raid the sexy dressing up box stick to sky high heels and plenty of jewellery - it will help to fulfil his rich Las Vegas playgirl fantasy. Use fistfuls of pearls to massage his shoulders and let your giant earring graze his neck, anything to take the experience from ordinary to fabulous daaahhhling! Trust us, he won't care about those jangly bangles when he's staring at the long necklace between your lady lumps... ... More »Sex tip of the day: Bring the bling to your boudoir for kinky costume sex
If you are struggling to orgasm or just want to have more of them, quicker - try adapting your breathing before or during sex.The name of the game is getting more oxygen into your system to boost your arousal levels and get the blood pumping to those vital orgasm trigger zones. Try taking rapid, shallow breaths in through your nose, keeping your mouth firmly shut. Do this for a couple of minutes and your body will be prepped for toe curling action. TOP 10 FOODS THAT ARE DESTROYING YOUR SEX LIFE...THE SHY GIRLS GUIDE TO GREAT SEX10 IDEAS FOR A GAME OF SEXY TRUTH OR DARE More »Sex tip of the day: The breathing technique that will help you orgasm
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We've been hooked on the exploits of Sookie Stackhouse (played by Anna Paquin) and her vampire boyfriends Bill Compton and Eric Northman for nearly six years (wow how time flies when you're watching vampires, werewolves and fairies fight it out), so it's safe to say we've learnt a lot about life. If you've been hiding under a pop culture rock for the past few years here's basically what you need to know...Vampires have come out of the coffin, everyone in the world knows they exist and they drink synthetic 'True Blood' so they don't have to feed on people. ... More »5 things we've learnt about love, sex and dating from HBO's True Blood
So you want him to tie you to the bed, but the idea of forming the words required to make that sentence fill you with dread, right? Sometimes it's not easy to tell your partner all the things you want to try in the bedroom, but there are a few ways to broach the subject without suffering untold humiliation.The trick is to create an open discussion in a relaxed environment, like a night on the sofa watching the TV. ... More »Sex tip of the day: How to get what you want (if you're too shy to ask)
Spice things up this evening with a game of sexy truth or dares. Write down five sexual questions you want answering and five dares you would like each other to do. This is your chance to take charge and put some fun and excitement into your foreplay. We're sure you're not stuck for ideas - but just in case here are some suggestions to get you inspired...Truths1. Name their number one sexual fantasy2. What is their favourite part of your body? 3. Name the kinkiest thing they've ever done sexually? 4. What is their favourite sexual thing you do together?5. ... More »Sex tip of the day: 10 ideas for a sexy game of truth or dare
Big claps to Eva Longoria for handling that whole lady garden flashing episode at Cannes with such dignity. We would be hiding under our beds somewhere dying of shame – but oh no, Eva got straight back on the red carpet horse and even made a joke out of it. Respect. If you fancy ditching pants - here's how to do it without suffering a similar fate. Rules for going Commando 1. The flash potential rating? Dress with a massive thigh split dangerously close to your nethers? Anne Hathaway and Eva Longoria can testify to give commando a miss on that one. Same goes for mini skirts. ... More »Life skills: How to go commando without doing an Eva Longoria
Now, we're not suggesting you should cause him any physical pain, but getting your teeth involved when it comes to oral sex isn't necessarily a blow job faux-pas. The 'Pearly Whites' blow job trick is all about using the flat surface of your teeth rather than the sharper edges, which don't feel so good against his sensitive skin. Start by licking your front teeth and tilting your head so you're going at his man-bits sideways. Next, press the flat fronts of your teeth against his shaft and run them up and down his whole length. ... More »Sex tip of the day: How to use your teeth (very carefully) during blow jobs
Since Fifty Shades of Grey sex, erotica and bondage have been at the forefront of intimate conversation, but does that mean that us Brits are ready to banish our inner prudes? We sat down with 'Sexpert' Tracey Cox to find out her experiences and opinions - like discussing female ejaculation on morning television! What do you think? Are we a prudish nation or have we woken up with the rise of Fifty Shades?SEX TIP OF THE DAY: BE SPONTANEOUSHOLIDAY SEXUAL HEALTH SURVIVAL GUIDEWHY WOMEN JUST CAN'T RESIST GUITARISTS More »WATCH! 'Sexpert' Tracey Cox on British attitudes to sex & the Fifty Shades effect
Once you've unzipped his pants he's pretty much in heaven. Fact. But that doesn't mean you can't bring out the big guns and give him a night to remember. Rhythm and pace should be your two best friends when you go below the belt. So pick yourself a song and follow the beat! 3 WAYS TO GIVE A BETTER BLOW JOBRather than just attacking him and going wild (sexy or weird?) it's worth starting with five slow movements, before shifting to four slow and one fast. Next you'll do three slow and two fast... ... More »Sex tip of the day: Try the 'rhythmic blow job' technique
If your sex life consists of a highly organised schedule with a pre-prepared system of foreplay and positions, it's time to bring out your spontaneous side. Nothing will get you stuck in a rut quicker than playing it safe - no matter how good the resulting orgasms are.Here are a few tricks to help you break the mould and put some excitement back into your sex life...1. Make the bedroom out of bounds for the night: When he starts giving you come to bed eyes do everything you can to avoid going there. ... More »Sex tip of the day: Be spontaneous for a jolt of sexual adrenaline
It's that time of year again when we're all starting to think about white sandy beaches, pitchers of icy sangria and long sunny days. While most of us look forward to coming home with a golden tan and plenty of great memories, the last thing anyone wants to return with is a nasty Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) or an unwanted pregnancy. Katie Fox, Sex and Relationship Expert at Bondara.co. ... More »Single and ready to mingle? Read this Sexual Health Survival Guide for Your Holidays
You know you shouldn't fancy that penniless musician who still lives with his mum in the hope that one day he'll make it big – but he did write you that song. Be still our beating hearts. Science has proven that it's not our fault. Women are genetically wired to love a man with a guitar. French researchers at the University of Bretagne-Sud and the University of Paris-Sud sent a fittie with a guitar out into the streets to see how many phone numbers he could get from women aged between 18-22. They then sent the same guy out carrying a gym bag, and a third time without any props. ... More »Science proves women can't resist a man with a guitar. Swoon
The Only Way is Essex star Lydia Bright has teamed up with Jim Chapman to front a new online dating show called Dating Dilemmas. Each week the host channel, BodyTalk, send a single girl undercover on the dating scene so she can vlog about her experiences.CHECK OUT LYDIA'S DATING DILEMMAS WARDROBE HEREThen the single lady joins Lydia and Jim in the Dating Dilemmas 'studio' for a chat about her dates and help other singles who email in. Sounds good right? Lydia even Tweeted an open call for singles who want to get involved... More »WATCH! Lydia Bright's new online advice show 'Dating Dilemmas'
We all know great tongue action is important for a mind-melting blow job, but did you know the underside of your tongue can be stimulating too? The underside of your tongue has a softer texture, which makes it the perfect tool for stroking his frenulum - the super sensitive ridge that runs from the head of his penis down the centre of the shaft. Getting the right angle here is crucial and, lucky for you, this works best in the classic 69 position! Once you're ready to go, grip the base of his penis with one hand and run the underside of your tongue along his shaft from base to tip. ... More »Sex tip of the day: Use the back of your tongue for better blow jobs
Forget suction and lip locking when giving a blow job - focus on what your tongue is up to make him go wild with delight. Try flattening your tongue and licking your fella up and down - like you would an ice cream cone. This technique will not only drive him mad - it saves you getting lockjaw. Then play around with the tip of your tongue and discover what he really likes. Swirl the end of your tongue around the tip of his penis, run it down either side and do short little flicks up and down the shaft. Change the speed and pressure and mix up with your usual blow job strategies. ... More »Sex tip of the day: Tongue twisting blow job tricks
The big day has arrived and you're preparing for the nerve-wracking first date. You're probably feeling excited, anxious and somewhat bewildered about what's going to happen but remember this could be the start of a new romance!We've teamed up with Zoosk and dating coach Jo Barnett (author of How to get a date now!) to make sure you ooze confidence and prove irresistible to your potential new man. Follow these nine top tips to make sure that all-important date is sexy not scary... ... More »9 ways to banish first date nerves, be positive and have fun
We know, we know, this Magic Banana sex toy looks like the most horrifying thing in the world, but we promise it will work wonders on your sex life. This nifty little gadget creayed by Canadian yoga expert Janeson Rayne (30 years of research went into this bad boy!) is designed to train your pelvis floor muscles and target the g-spot at the same time. It's been a massive success in the US and now Lovehoney.co.uk have made it available for UK ladies. ... More »Exercise meets orgasms: 'Magic Banana' toy promises stronger muscles (and better sex)
Tracey Cox is no stranger to awkward sex questions, but are there any queries she encounters over and over again? According to Tracey, men and women all over the world are obsessed with the same things and end up asking the same question. Want to know what they are? Watch Tracey discuss penis size and orgasms through intercourse in our exclusive video below... What do you think? SEX TIP OF THE DAY: THE 'SUBMISSIVE BLOW JOB' TRICKTHE NEW AND IMPROVED 'WOMAN-ON-TOP' SEX POSITION5 WAYS ORGASMS CAN BENEFIT YOUR HEALTH More »Watch! 'Sexpert' Tracey Cox on the most common sex questions
There are loads of elements that go into giving the perfect blow job, but there are a few mind tricks you can play to make sure the experience is extra special for him. Technically, blow jobs are all about power because you can decide whether to deliver complete pleasure or endless amounts of pain! Even though you're in charge, a blow job is still a submissive act because you're servicing him (not the other way around). With us so far?So, in order to play to his ego and feed his inner caveman, it's a good idea to adopt a few 'submissive' tricks to make his experience extra special. ... More »Sex tip of the day: Try the 'submissive blow job' trick tonight
It's official, the woman-on-top or 'Cowgirl' position really is the best for mind-blowing orgasms. Not only can you control the speed and depth of penetration, but you can always maximise your clitoral and g-spot stimulation with certain key 'moves'. The new and improved 'woman-on-top' position is all about where you place your hands and the angle of your body during sex. Here's how to try it in your bedroom tonight... ... More »Sex tip of the day: Try the new and improved 'woman-on-top' position