26 Jan 2015
- The history of high heels
Rebecca Shawcross's new book, Shoes: An Illustrated History, charts the many ways we've clad our feet, from the oldest known shoes, to the wild styles of today.
- Actors bring humour to new sex education
A new teaching kit for Victorian schools hopes to breathe new life into awkward sex education classes by including advice on how to use condoms from well-known Australian actors
- Is women's pubic hair really so shocking that it must be censored?
Now that more women aren't depilating, we see depictions of what naturally happens when women don't shave, banned from view
- Vajankle: the NSFW Sex Toy for Foot Fetishists
It sounds like: a vagina built into an ankle. Exactly.
- Miley Cyrus goes topless
The actress and singer appears in 37 photos
25 Jan 2015
- Porn: less seedy, but not quite mainstream
As some parts of the broader society appear more open to adult entertainment, others seem to be renewing the cultural war against it.
- Women defend their orgasms with #NotPee
A recent study claimed that squirting really was just peeing. But women won't be shamed for coming [Twitter]
- Do multiple partners mean more immunity from STDs?
It has been assumed that promiscuity increases transmission of sexually-transmitted diseases, but new study demonstrate that this simple idea does not apply to rodents
- The importance of trust in BDSM
The relationship between sex and BDSM is a complex one, and there's one element of the participants' relationship that's more important than any other: trust.
24 Jan 2015
- The secret history of same-sex marriage
Same-sex marriage seems like a quintessentially 21st-century issue. In fact such formal unions have a long and fascinating history
- My first (and last) Brazilian wax
There, half-naked on the table, I heard my esthetician's muffled voice coming from somewhere below my waist to ask: "You don't remember me, do you?"
- Underwear specifically designed for selfies
A British company called Minkanak has invented underwear just for taking revealing selfies, called Pussycat Pants [more]
- Going down? How to get more oral sex
Some women love it but most hate it. So how do you stop oral sex being a once in a blue moon treat and turn it into a regular feature in your relationship?
23 Jan 2015
- Nudity is only sexual if you want it to be
Arguing that adult women shouldn't put consciously naked photos of themselves online is always going to create a mess calling for more than Bounty towels
- Woman lost her virginity ... to her dad
There's a term coined for people who wind up in this kind of situation: Genetic Sexual Attraction.
- Supporting Disabled People with their Sexual Lives
Tuppy Owens' latest book, is a straight-talking guide to helping disabled people fulfill their sexual lives, covering sexual needs, difficulties disabled people experience and communication.
- Woman lifts weights with her vagina
Kim Amami demonstrates her yoni's lush strength and powerful vision by tying a string around a jade egg and lifting surfboards, gluten-free coconut donuts and rambutans
- The most famous vagina in the world?
Featuring the woman whose vagina is the mold for the Fleshlight masturbator sleeve. [more]
22 Jan 2015
- Transgender man comes out to his class
When a college course required a presentation on "inspiration", Benton Sorensen knew he had to discuss his transition
- Village considers 'no sex' warning signs
Warning signs could be put up in Hinton, south-west England, in a bid to deter people from having open-air sex in a "notorious" hotspot.
- Wall Street internship becomesa porn star
Paige Jennings had a dream finance job all lined up, when a series of sexy selfies made her career take an abrupt left turn. Now she's pursing porn full-time
- Twins come out to their dad in moving video
Twins Austin and Aaron Rhodes came out to all their other family members first, leaving the one they were most afraid of telling, their father, for last.
- Spider bites off its own genitals
The coin spider has a somewhat more unusual post-coital routine: he bites off his own genitals.
21 Jan 2015
- Are straight women watching lesbian porn?
Pioneering analysts at Pornhub have found that women are most interested in watching occurs between members of the same sex.
- Is a soft lumpy bed ruining your sex life?
They look innocent enough but these four, every-day items wreak havoc on the average couple's sex life
- 'Woman on top' is most dangerous sex position
Scientists have found that the 'cowgirl' position is responsible for half of all penile fractures during sexual intercourse
- Woman sues because her tights didn't make her orgasm
New York City shopper Meng Wang has filed a federal class-action lawsuit claiming she thought her pair of Kushyfoot tights would give her an orgasm, after watching an online ad featuring a woman moaning with pleasure.
- The world's first artificially intelligent vibrator is here
Hum is equipped with patented sensors that respond to your internal contractions and movement -- and revs up and down accordingly [more]
20 Jan 2015
- The truth about women and porn
In a recent survey, 56 per cent of Irish women said they had watched porn, and the real number is likely higher
- The cam girl trying to change the porn industry
Vex Ashley is challenging the good old boys' adult film business model, and coming out on top. [more]
- Lesbian sex, seduction and murder... by nuns
A sordid tale of lesbian sex, murder and seduction in a Catholic convent in 19th-century Rome has been discovered in a secret Vatican archive.
- Being an indie feminist porn star
Andre Shakti, 26, was in college for deaf studies and interpreting before she started appearing in porn films for indie companies.
- Japanese women can no longer fall back on the sex trade
For job interviews at sex clubs, nine out of 10 women will be refused. This is the era of the educated sex worker
19 Jan 2015
- Pot-based sex lubricant designed for women
A marijuana-based spray which claims to be the first sexual lubricant designed specifically to improve sex for women goes on sale in Colorado next week.
- Sex parties make my marriage better
This wife sleeps with other men, and her husband couldn't be happier about it
- Genetic Sexual Attraction: the daughter's story
Genetic Sexual Attraction (GSA) is a term used to describe intense, almost obsessive romantic and sexual feelings that estranged relatives often feel for each other upon reunion
- 10 U.S. cities to visit for a kinky good time
From Roselawn, Indiana which hosts a yearly pageant called "Nudes-A-Poppin", to New York the home of the Museum of Sex
- Do men really want sex more than women?
She was referring to her new experience of being unwilling, unable, or uninterested in suppressing her desire for sex, which was aligned with her perception of the typical male sex drive
18 Jan 2015
- My vagina makes noises
The Telegraph's sex and relationships expert, offers advice to a reader who's concerned about her vaginal wind
- The question isn't if female ejaculation is real
The debate about 'squirting' is actually about whether or not women can be trusted to accurately report their own sexual experiences
- 12 things guys think when women masturbate
An ocean breeze blows in, teasing their hair, even if they leave nowhere near the ocean
- Most of us watch porn, even if we do find it 'disturbing'
More women than men say it has 'a positive effect' on their relationships
17 Jan 2015
- Sex Blogger of the Month: Mandi
As I grew into adulthood, it became obvious that if I wanted to make smart and safe sexual decisions, I would have to educate myself. I began reading everything that I could find about sex
- Swinging for Jesus
One Christian couple proves my point perfectly, by attempting to run a Christian swingers' social network, all in the name of Jesus.
- 15 things I wish I'd known about being gay
For example, that some of the people who are picking on you are gay too, and, you should take advantage of the fact that your parents don't know you like girls
- Man guilty of having sex with a mailbox
A 45-year-old man from Wigan, England, has been stamped as a sex offender after being found guilty of having sex with a mailbox.
- The sex position most likely to injure his penis
Apparently, "woman on top" is the sexual position most likely to lead to a penile fracture, according to a study from the University of Campinas in Brazil.
16 Jan 2015
- Embarrassed about sex?
Swedish parents are outraged over a cartoon featuring penises and vaginas, but being relaxed about sex can stop the guilt and shame
- Actress putting her own naked photos online
Caitlin Stasey has launched a new photography project, Herself, which depicts naked women - without the airbrushing, or hacking [Website]
- Lizard penis evolves six times faster than any other body part
Researchers have found the penises on some species of lizards evolve six times faster than other body parts. [more]
- Peen of the year, 2014
It's Holy Moly's countdown of our top penises of 2014
- 14 famous men on their earliest memories of sex
These are the funniest, sweetest, and silliest stories of first love (and first sex) they've shared.
15 Jan 2015
- Nude shaming
Miley Cyrus has been publicly shamed for posting naked pictures on Instagram. While an adult TV star was outed while having lunch with her gran in a Toby Carvery [image]
- The sex toys dating back 28,000 years
Ancient phalluses made from stone and dried camel dung started trend for sex aids
- Having sex for the first time
18 things nobody tells you about losing your virginity
- Interview: Successful exhibitionist couple
Venice and Ryan are a couple who have been married for over 15 years and explore everything from the pitfalls of threesomes, to nipple clamp reviews, and Q & As about deep-throating [Blog]
- Hijab porn star death threats
A 21-year-old porn star has skyrocketed to X-rated fame -- and become the target of religious extremists
14 Jan 2015
- Are we ignoring the sexual needs of disabled people?
A new book sets out to educate care workers on the importance of sex to disabled men and women
- The social network for sex toys
New network aims to link 'smart' toys online so couples can control them remotely
- Nudist weddings could become legal
British Naturism - an organisation aiming to combat prejudice against outdoor nudism - is among those supporting a review of wedding laws in the UK
- Female ejaculation comes in two forms
Researchers have now come a step closer to defining this controversial phenomenon, by performing the first ultrasound scans on women who express large amounts of liquid at orgasm
13 Jan 2015
- Top 5 strangest masturbation-related injuries
One study examined 48 cases of masturbation-related injuries. 36 of them involved vacuum cleaners.
- How a danish activist reclaimed her body
A Danish activist who's ex-boyfriend released intimate photographs to a web site three years ago, is reclaiming her agency over her body by publishing topless photos for which she has given her consent.
- Sex and the single evening primrose
Using various species of the evening primrose, researchers have demonstrated support for the theory that species that reproduce sexually, rather than asexually, are healthier over time
- Chatting about Jewish porn stars
James Deen says that he doesn't know if he is the only Jewish porn star, but he says he's definitely the loudest one about my Jewish heritage.
- The birds and the bees talk continues
In our home, we have regular matter of fact conversations about what is this and how does that work. There may be days you may enter and hear a conversation about penises and vaginas
12 Jan 2015
- NYC, London, Boston celebrate annual display of bare thighs
Commuters around the world supported the annual No Pants Day [more]
- I don't believe a woman can cheat. Ever
Cheating harkens back to a time in our culture when women were considered property. The idea was this: your body in general and your vagina specifically, belong to me. Therefore, I also own the entire right to your sexuality.
- 3 reasons mainstream pornography is not empowering to women
A new study reveals that women in porn are the targets of far too much aggression and degradation.
- Threesome benefits
Are there any benefits to enjoying threesome once in a while? Let's take a look at the three major benefits of experiencing a more open sex life
- How will sex change in 2015?
Every year, we peer into the swirling depths of our crystal ball to predict what the trends will be in the coming year, based on your feedback in our Global Sex Survey.
11 Jan 2015
- The latest pubic hair trend
The "full-bush Brazilian" involves removing all hair from the labia and butt crack while leaving the top untouched [Image]
- 10 reasons I'm bored of porn
The internet's obsession with gaping orifices and ridiculously plush houses that nobody actually lives in have started to put me right off my stroke
- Recreating sex scenes from classic films
In a desperate attempt to inject a sex life into our TV life I suggested recreating the sex scenes from the next six films we watched
- How animals choose which male gets to bang them
Just like us, animals mate for a staggering variety of reasons. And also like us, they frequently make questionable decisions.
10 Jan 2015
- Squirting update: That's just pee, maybe
Ultrasonographic bladder monitoring and biochemical analyses indicate that squirting is essentially the involuntary emission of urine during sexual activity, although a marginal contribution of prostatic secretions to the emitted fluid often exists. [more]
- Jennifer Lopez didn't use body double in sex scene
Jennifer Lopez shows off her body like never before in her new thriller The Boy Next Door.
- 2014, the year porn went mobile
Last year, the number of people accessing porn on smartphones rose by 12 per cent. [more]
- The consequences of banning prostitution
When I have the occasion to discuss legalizing prostitution, I'm typically met with puzzled looks and a barrage of statistics about sex trafficking and the general exploitation of women
- Irish sexual fantasies
Would you be willing to share your sexual fantasies with strangers? These Irish women are.
9 Jan 2015
- Lebanese porn star stirs debate back home
A Lebanese-born porn star living in the US has stirred fierce debate back home after her rise to fame split social media users in liberal, yet-conservative Lebanon.
- Russia stops drivers with sexual orientation disorders
Yesterday, the Russian government published a decree banning drivers with "personality and behavior disorders", including gender identity disorders, fetishism, exhibitionism, voyeurism, and others.
- Sex party secrets
A new UK Channel 4 documentary delves into the underground world of steamy sex parties. [more]
- Why would people 'choose' to be gay?
Those opposed to homosexuality regularly describe being gay as a choice, despite all evidence to the contrary
- 17 kinds of sex, ranked
The definitive, scientific list of what counts as "good sex", from vacation sex, to show sex, to beach sex
8 Jan 2015
- The strangest sex studies in 2014
Scientists were busy this year researching the perils of big penises, ancient fish nookie, and more
- What happens if your partner always says yes to sex?
For one month, the partner with a low libido, agreed to make love every time their partner made an advance. Would it highlight cracks in their relationships, or bring them closer together?
- MILFs, butts, and threesomes
PornHub releases the most popular search terms of the year, revealing 2014 was all about girl-on-girl
- 1930s Japanese sex catalog will give you nightmares
This Japanese sex catalog from the '30s makes the Death By Orgasm look like a rubber ducky
7 Jan 2015
- Sex and the disabled life
Sami Jankins brings up the conversation not being had about a topic on many of our minds
- Old people reacting to Kim Kardashian's naked butt
The people who made grandmas and grandpas watch the 50 Shades of Grey trailer, get them to react to Kim Kardashian's famous Paper magazine pictures [video]
- 12 things guys think about, having morning sex
Morning sex might not be the best sex out there, but it's still a way better option than middle-of-the-day sex
- Reactions to public nudity
A social experiment in public faux-nudity takes several unexpected turns
6 Jan 2015
- A foursome opened up our relationship
It started as just another fantasy. But trusting my boyfriend like this changed everything
- How to have maintenance sex
It's when you don't actually feel like having sex with your partner for a variety of reasons: too tired, too bored, just not feeling it, but you do it anyway
- Why this woman is posting nude photos of herself online
The pictures are an attempt at making me a sexual subject instead of an object. I am not ashamed of my body, but it is mine. Consent is key.
- You want to have sex where?
From a merry-go-round to a hospital room, here are 7 adventurous spots to make whoppee in 2015
- Anal sex: After the entrance
When it comes to anal sex, there's tons of information about how to work up to it. But what happens after you're inside?
5 Jan 2015
- Take the sex pledge!
I have a unique idea that you might find helpful in keeping any resolutions related to improving your sex life: a sexual pledge!
- Everyone I've had sex with (London)
A 24-year-old woman lists all her sexual conquests
- The man with two penises tells all
A man claiming to have two penises has released a tell-all memoir about living with the rare medical condition, Diphallia.
- Pervert or sexual libertarian: Meet John Money
A trailblazing scientist and sexual libertarian, John Money's work was filled with contradictions and insight
- Porn for women retrospective 2014
I'm not sure the retrospective is needed anymore, especially since the topics have expanded beyond the old idea of "porn for women" and now include feminist porn, queer porn and censorship.
4 Jan 2015
- The first step to becoming a fully orgasmic woman
One of my favorite moments in every private session and Bodysex workshop is viewing women's sex organs
- Sex and love resolutions every couple should make
This year, how about making some New Year resolutions that will put a saucy sparkle in both of your eyes
- Discover the P-spot
The male g-spot or p-spot is the name given to a males prostate
- The queen of hairy feminist porn
Nikki Silver is known in feminist porn circles to be the most prominent hairy-porn filmmaker
3 Jan 2015
- 2015 sex trends revealed
Love it or hate it, it's impossible to ignore the fact that Fifty Shades of Grey has helped open up an international discussion about S-E-X.
- How I learned to love my breasts
If you've been too busy staring at butts to notice, breasts had a pretty busy year, too
- Transwomen in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s
The terms "transvestite" and "transsexual" allows researchers to explore how race, class, and sexuality effected the construction of TV/TS diagnoses and identities.
- Baseball reporter turns porn actress
It was revealed that a Japanese reporter had appeared in some fairly extreme erotic videos as a student, making it difficult for her to stay at the paper.
2 Jan 2015
- How do you say 'sex'?
Why English has 1,750 slang words for the simple act of sexual intercourse
- 50 Shades of Iran
To keep girls wearing veils, officials in Tehran make up incredible stories about sexual debauchery, and especially bestiality, in the West.
- Margaret Cho in All About Sex
The comedian is among the ladies who'll preside over TLC's upcoming late-night show All About Sex
- 2014's biggest sex scandals
As long as there have been famous people, there have been sex scandals... does "I did not have sexual relations with that woman" ring any bells?
- Margaret Thatcher considered banning sex toys
Anti-obscenity campaigner Mary Whitehouse persuaded the former British Prime Minister to consider a change in the law, supported by Home Secretary Leon Brittan noting that there was a "strong case" under obscenity laws. [more]
1 Jan 2015
- TV shows figure out what sex is like for women
For many women, the aggressive male gaze is a constant reminder that this wasn't made for you
- The year in sex scenes
From True Blood to Transparent, the steamy, and sometimes creepy, carnal moments we can't get out of our heads
- My father the pornographer
Daughter of Deep Throat film distributor reveals what it was like to grow up with the man who brought Linda Lovelace to the world
- Will this make you scared to ever have sex again?
An Italian couple suffered the rare condition known as Penis Captivus while engaging in intercourse in the Mediterranean sea. [more]