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Does uncovering the vulnerable, clumsy sides of sex make you better at it? These "social sex" companies think so. This story is part of our Turned On special report exploring the intersection of sex and technology.

It contains sexually explicit descriptions and may not be suited for younger readers. In the sunny living room of a Mediterranean-style house in Oakland, California, Rosalind sips coffee through a straw.

The year-old research assistant wears a thin green utility jacket and has large brown eyes and dark wavy hair with pin-up-girl bangs.

Sitting on a couch as SLR cameras record her, she gets ready to tell nine people, none of whom she's met in real life before, about the first time she masturbated. A few crew members chuckle. How to have a real sex filming for OMGYesa site that hosts a series of online videos about how to sexually satisfy a woman.

OMGYes is one of a number of companies ushering sex education for the 18 and older crowd into a new era. Sites like OMGYes, Orenstein says, "have the opportunity to do an end-run around traditional sources of education -- and miseducation. Launched in by U. Viewers can, for example, use their fingers to rub and tap digital renderings of female genitalia on a touchscreen.

These images are created from thousands of composited, high-definition photographs stitched together from some of OMGYes' interviewees, who range in race, age and body type.

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As you touch, a voice-over softly guides you where to touch and how fast. The lessons end when the screen fades to white. If you do everything "right," the voice lets out a satisfying sigh.

If not, she suggests you stop and take a break. Online videos have attempted to educate about sex before. The year-old YouTube personality has talked about sex and dating since How to have a real sex, and has over 1.

But while videos by Green and others simply require passive watching, OMGYes How to have a real sex its tutorials with a level of visceral interactivity and immediacy that video blogs, books and magazines can't offer.

Though the tutorials can be titillating, OMGYes is serious about the facts and techniques it presents. With this information, OMGYes offers a platform for women to talk about a subject that at worst is seen as taboo, and at best, unimportant. What gets funded generally is pathology. It's anorgasmia or dryness or soreness.

For itscurrent users, OMGYes wants its upcoming second season, which doesn't yet have a release date, to cover internal vaginal touch. It brought in Rosalind to talk about experiences including female ejaculation. After Rosalind wraps up her onscreen interview, the team breaks for a late lunch of Chinese takeout. Later, Rosalind will shoot her touch-and-talk scene, where she'll masturbate on camera and narrate what works. At the end of all this, she'll fly back home to DC and return to her job at a university.

She hopes her contributions to the project will help form a more sensible, but still joyful, narrative around sex.

A former publicist and marketer who now How to have a real sex her own consultant firm, Gallop is everything you'd expect an ad exec to be -- fast-talking, blunt and charismatic. She created the site after discovering many of the men she slept with made false assumptions about what she wanted in bed. The issue is that we don't talk about sex in the real world.

To counter this, MLNP encourages users to upload and share videos of themselves having sex or masturbating. MLNP has two requirements for submissions: One video shows a woman getting into a coughing fit while her partner rubs her back and offers a tissue. Another features an orange tabby cat jumping on the bed, indifferently watching its owners have sex and walking to the foot of the bed to lie down.

There is small talk.

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