sex

What if We Thought of Virginity as a Punch Card?

An ad seen in the documentary How to Lose Your Virginity. Photo by Therese Schechter. In How To Lose Your Virginity, director Therese Shechter explores some of life’s big... Read more »

A Comic About One Woman's Pregnancy

Cartoonist Rebecca Roher drew this beautiful comic for the Moms issue of Canadian feminist magazine GUTS. Enjoy. Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: WTF are UTIs?

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly comics series that graphically explores sex  and sexuality. This week, Erika Moen asks WTF is up with UTIs.  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 ethically made and do research on who grew your coffee.   Read more »

Amber Rose and Black Women's Sexuality

Tabloid favorite Amber Rose’s personal and political commitments are perhaps best summed up by her Twitter bio. Rose describes herself as a “badass,” a “MILF (Mom I’d Like to Fuck),” a “sweetheart,” and surprisingly, a feminist... Read more »

Don't Conflate Cheating With Open Relationships, Please

Non-monogamy has been all over the news recently. In the past few years, mainstream media has taken an interest in non-monogamous relationships—numerous trend pieces on “ethical non-monogamy... Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: BDSM Safety Basics

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly comics series that graphically explores sex and sexuality. This week, guest artist Abby Howard gives us the rundown on some BDSM basics.  Read more »

The Future of Sexting

When Professor Amy Adele Hasinoff’s new book landed on my desk, I took one look at the title and thought, “Yes!” Sexting Panic: Rethinking Criminalization, Privacy, and Consent ... Read more »

Let's Make the Word "Slut" Obsolete

If you don’t know the name Rehtaeh Parsons, Emily Lindin is going to make sure you do.  Read more »

Five Things I Love About New Book "Girl Sex 101"

Many books about sex attempt to be discrete: they’re slim volumes with demure cover text that could easily be overlooked on your bookshelf. Read more »

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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 »

Tina Belcher's Sexual Revolution

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

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 »