PSYCHCENTRAL: Could Kinky Sex Improve Your Relationship?

What does the term BDSM conjure up for you? Whips and chains? Weird people in masks in dark basements? Although the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy has enjoyed blockbuster success and helped to bring…


GIZMODO: Would a BDSM Sex Robot Violate Asimov's First Law of Robotics?

The sex robot community—the people who make the sex robots, and the people who want to have sex with the sex robots—suffered a blow this past week, when the Houston City Council voted to preemptively…


ADVOCATE: Being Sex-Positive in a World of Brett Kavanaughs, Donald Trumps

I shared a bed with another boy on a church youth trip when I was 12. He touched me, then pulled my hand to his underwear. It was my first sexual experience and one I’ve written about fondly. He was…


MOTHERBOARD: Sex Workers Pioneered the Early Internet—and It Screwed Them Over

In the early 90s, anyone looking to hire an escort or track down an erotic massage parlor started by flipping through the Yellow Pages. Maxine Doogan, a Bay Area–based sex worker, activist, and…


ALLURE: Kink-Shaming 101: The Stigma-Free Guide to Disclosing Your Sexual Kinks and Fetishes

Even the most compatible partners can have wildly different sexual preferences. In any sexual relationship, you're bound to be turned on by different things. That's why it's best to be kind about it…