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Not Your Fetish: Trans Erotica Writers Redefine Desirability

Trans people have produced erotica long before 2017 and will continue to do so long after.

Unlike “Gilmore Girls,” “Ginny and Georgia” Doesn’t Hide from Sex

Ginny and Georgia strikingly faces sex and sexuality head on, especially when held up against its predecessor. Read more »

Get Your Freak On: “Heaux Tales” Reclaims the Erotic

We all have heaux tales to share. Read more »

Celeb Buzz: Sex Toy Brands Are Increasingly Bringing on Famous Faces

Sexual shame can’t be stopped by the power of a pretty, popular, and palatable celebrity. Read more »

Ill Will: The Problem With Individualizing COVID Risk

Messaging that’s exclusively about individual risk management is neither accidental nor inevitable. Read more »

Open Arms: The Fantastical Pull of Tentacle Porn

The experiences of those who embrace tentacle porn offer a larger lesson about how we come to understand our own sexual nuances. Read more »

How Sex Educator YouTube Went from Guiding Light to Worrisome Shadow

In 2016, YouTube was a space to learn any and everything about sex; maybe, in 2020, it simply isn’t anymore. Read more »

Love No Limit: The Messiness of Pandemic Sex

Sex, even with those you are quarantining with, carries some risk of exposure. Read more »

The Grift List: Bella Thorne’s OnlyFans Debacle Screwed Over Sex Workers

She used OnlyFans as a playground for her celebrity voyeurism. Read more »

Unsalved Mysteries: The Case of the Heternormative Healthcare

Many queer women are forced to navigate a queerphobic and nonaffirming healthcare system without any support.  Read more »

Horny Cailíní: Irish Girls Get Their Onscreen Sexual Renaissance

The women at the center of these series proudly flaunt their brazen desire. Read more »

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Tina Belcher's Sexual Revolution

Tina Belcher breaks all the rules of network sitcoms. That's why she's wonderful.  Read more »

Why You Should Pay for Porn

If you’re a progressive middle-class individual, chances are you think about where your food comes from. Maybe you try to buy shoes that are... Read more »

In a Bizarre 1976 Comic Book, Spider-Man Fought the Villain of Misleading Sex Education

Last week, I came across a very strange comic book: in 1976, Planned Parenthood teamed up with Marvel to publish a one-off comic in which... Read more »

The Dramatic History of American Sex-Ed Films

In 1948, in a seventh grade classroom in Eugene, Oregon, a teacher dimmed the lights and flipped on 16mm projector. A film called Human... Read more »