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"Wetlands" is a Rare and Joyfully Gross Film.

There are a few disturbing scenes in Wetlands. But they’re not the ones that are vulgar or sexual or unhygienic. In fact, the most bizarre scenes in director David Wnendt‘s new film are also... Read more »

Ms. Opinionated: Welp, I've Got HPV. What Now?

Welcome to Ms. Opinionated, our weekly advice column dealing with questions of life, love, feminism, and pop culture. ... Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: A Powerful New Vibrator

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly comics series that graphically explores sex and sexuality. This week, artist Erika Moen finally finds a new favorite vibrator.  Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Hello, Feminist Porn!

Pornography is the largest part of our pop culture that no one wants to talk about. On this show, we bring discussions of porn out into the shining sunlight. This show features artist ... Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: How to Rock a Threeway

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly comics series that graphically explores sex and sexuality. This week, Erika Moen offers some sage advice on threesomes.  Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: Writing a Sex List

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly comics series that graphically explores sex and sexuality. This week, artist Terry Blas explains how a simple sheet of paper can help make... Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: How to Make a DIY Harness

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly comics series that graphically explores sex and sexuality. This week, guest artist Isabella Rotman tries her hand at a sexy DIY project.... 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 Growth began to play and for 20 minutes, a fictional teacher explained the human reproductive system while animated sperm and ovum flickered... Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: Testing Out Kinky Online Dating

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly comics series that graphically explores sex and sexuality. This week, artist Erika Moen and her partner test out a data-driven dating website.  Read more »

"Young and Beautiful" Tells an Aloof but Magnetic Tale of Sex Work and Adolescence

“No one’s serious at seventeen,” wrote Arthur Rimbaud in the 1870 poem “Roman.” When these words part from the pair of pillowy lips belonging to Isabelle (Marine Vacth), the teenaged protagonist of François Ozon’s Young and Beautiful, the audience gets the feeling she has chosen to... 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 »

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 »