The Pleasure Dome: The Highs, Lows, and Blows of Casual Sex

Orgasms, dating apps, pleasure, healing, and identity—let’s talk casual sex. Read more »

11 Movies That Confused Me About Sex

I knew what sex was, but what exactly happened during it? Read more »

Popaganda: Redefining Dating

How many more trend pieces can you stomach on the theme of “Millennials Killed Traditional Dating”? There’s this idea in our culture that this generation has fundamentally changed dating—for the worse. That we’re getting away from “traditional” dating and into some terrible uncharted... Read more »

New Music Monday: Em & the Fates Subvert the Male Gaze in “Prey”

Em & the Fates have been using a combination of live instrumentation, harmonies, and modern feminist lyrics to build a growing fan base. Read more »

American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus

What is a hookup, anyway? That’s exactly where Lisa Wade comes in with her new book, American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus. Read more »

The Pleasure Dome: Conversations with My Sex Toys

On intimacy, honesty, and queerness: A conversation between our pleasure columnist adrienne maree brown and sex toys. Read more »

Nerve Endings Signals New Beginnings for Trans Erotica: Tobi Hill-Meyer Transforms Narratives in Trans Erotic Lit

In Tobi Hill-Meyer’s anthology collection, Nerve Endings: The New Trans Erotic, 30 writers set out to create a new way to think about transgender erotica by grounding the genre in how trans people actually have sex. Read more »

Girl, You'll Be a Cannibal Soon: "Raw" Joins the Horror Coming-of-Age Canon

Justine is zombie-like in her desire for flesh, and Garance Marillier is parfait in the role, contorting her body and face with a propulsive drive to attack and eat humans. Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: Puppy Play

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly NSFW comics series that graphically explores sex and sexuality. This week, learn all about puppy play. Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: Tenga Flip Zero Review

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly NSFW comics series that graphically explores sex and sexuality. This week: a review of the new Tenga Flip Zero. Read more »

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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 »

Tina Belcher's Sexual Revolution

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

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 »