Who Wears the Panties in This House?

Q: I am a 50-year-old male. I shave my legs for various reasons, and my wife is OK with it. (She’s even told me how sexy it is in bed.) I also wear thong-style and men’s nylon underwear. Now I’d like to start wearing satin women’s underwear. How should I bring this up to my wife? It seems she’s already somewhat supportive. A: Quite a few men derive pleasure from wearing women’s clothes, especially bras and panties. Before you broach …

Of Cuddling, Companionship and Coitus

Q: Is there such a thing as having a girl-girl relationship with just cuddling and kissing and no oral sex or titillation tactics? I’m not into sex — never really have been — just companionship. (I’m 61, and have been hetero ’til now.) A: If you’ve never felt this way before, the urge to get physically closer to another woman must be an emotionally complex experience for you. Is sexual orientation fixed early in our development? That’s what some researchers …

This Week in Boomer History: Tiny Tim … Impeachment

Noteworthy events from our shared experience The U.S. House of Representatives impeaches President Bill Clinton on Dec. 19, 1998. The articles of impeachment accuse Clinton of lying to a grand jury about his relationships with Paula Jones and Monica Lewinsky and hiding evidence in the Jones case. On Feb. 12, 1999, the Senate acquits Clinton of both charges. The American Psychiatric Association board of directors votes 13-0 on Dec. 15, 1973, to remove homosexuality from its official catalog of psychiatric disorders. The APA membership backs the decision four months later. >> Get …