31 Aug 2013
- Pure OCD: a rude awakening
You mentally undress your friends, your thoughts are X-rated, you wonder if you're a paedophile, or just losing your mind. Welcome to pure OCD.
- Bang With Friends bounces back
Previously banned for being "excessively objectionable or crude", Bang With Friends returns as Down, to join the jostling market of casual-sex apps
- Actors who have played porn stars
Including Selma Blair & Sarah Michelle Gellar, Seth Rogen & Elizabeth Banks, and most of the cast of Boogie Nights [See also Nude celebrities]
- A Freudian analysis of sexting
Sexting isn't a poor imitation of sex, it's a whole different form of it.
- Are Swedish women sexual predators?
Boy meets girl, ain't the fairy tale in feminist Sweden, argues love columnist Emilia Millicent who has found out that equality also has benefits in the romance department.
30 Aug 2013
- Topless UK advert sparks fury
French Connection's new advertising campaign showing topless models has caused the ire of Britain's bastion of prudery, the Daily Mail newspaper [Images]
- The perils of being an adult toy entreprenuer
Forbes Magazine recently featured Good Vibrations Executive Vice President Jackie Strano reflecting on the unique challenges of doing business in an "adult" world
- Survey on lebsian and gay issues
Julie Bindel has issued a call for participants for a survey as part of a book she's publishing next year with Guardian Books.
- Woman wants to have sex with 100,000 men
Ania Lisewska wants to go for a world tourand have sex with a hundred thousand men in 4 years.
- Men who allow their partners other men
What kind of man allows his female partner to have sex with other men?
29 Aug 2013
- Revenge porn law considered by California
California is considering a law that would make it illegal to post "revenge porn" in the US state, even with a person's consent.
- Masters of sex
US pioneer sex researcher Virginia Johnson died last month at the age of 88, one half of the Masters and Johnson scientific research duo that transformed attitudes to sex and sexuality.
- 50 Shades of the Bible
Genesis Deflowered by Matthew Stillman takes the King James Bible's version of Genesis, written in Elizabethan English in 1611, and expands certain verses to turn it into what could only be described as "Biblerotica."
- Erections, edible undies and other fun sex facts
Sex is nearly as old as life on earth, but what's interesting is how little most of us know about it. This infographic cobbles together some sex fact
- A guy's guide on when to refuse sex
Our cultural assumptions about male sexuality don't allow for the possibility that a guy would ever choose to say "no".
28 Aug 2013
- Top five women's sexual fantasies in 2013
A new book, Garden of Desires, explores the breadth of women's sexual fantasies today, 40 years after Nancy Friday's book on the same topic
- Gay Pakistan
Pakistan is not the kind of place that most people would associate with gay liberation. But some say the country is a great place to be gay
- Nice guys finish first
What's wrong with going for the nice guy? Why bad boys are bad news and nice guys finish first
- Kinky sex for couples
Tristan Taormino's Guide To Kinky Sex For Couples, is a new film and beginner's guide to kinky sex, that also explores the more vanilla aspects of kink
- How Flynt Dominick became a male porn star in just a year
Last year, Flynt Dominick arrived at Fetish Con with a business partner named Mr. Cee, a nine and a half inch dick, and a dream.
27 Aug 2013
- Drive-in sex huts open in Switzerland
Zurich has opened 'sex boxes' in a bid to improve the safety of prostitutes and regulate the sex industry
- Will we ever want sex with a robot?
Meet Roxxxy, the sex robot with a triple XXX. Depending on your view, "she" is either at the cutting edge of the human-robot interface, or a modern reflection on some men's difficulties in relating to real-life partners.
- 8 Apps for better sex
If you're looking to self-quantify your sex life, learn more about your partner's sexual fantasies, or even find a condom anywhere, anytime, here are a few top apps that claim to help you do just that
- A brief history of rape in America
In 1793, 17-year-old Lanah Sawyer was raped by a seemingly respectable man who had taken her for a walk in New York. The defence lawyer said she had consented to sex when she agreed to go walking with him
- You were my studs
Susannah Breslin describes some of her projects, (a) They Shoot Porn Stars, Don't They? (b) An invitation for readers to explain why they pay for sex (c) Behind-the-scenes of the porn business
26 Aug 2013
- Canadian journalist interviews topless
A Canadian radio host and newspaper columnist took off her top during an interview with her local mayor this week and continued asking him questions bare-chested. [more]
- 5 Things about the clitoris
Most people could list more pet names for the clitoris than facts. Here are five key facts to help restore the balance
- Sex and the teenage girl
Now that my teenage daughters are getting older, I want my girls to date, to have rich, rewarding relationships, fall in love, and have sex.
- Naked Rambler documentary postponed
The one-off documentary about walker Stephen Gough was pulled from the schedules at late notice, after the father-of-two was arrested in Winchester last week.
- Top 10 movie breastfeeding scenes
Mr Skin highlights 10 movies on which there is breast-feeding.
25 Aug 2013
- Instagram deletes naked breast-feeding yoga mom
Instagram has deleted the account of a mother practicing yoga naked while her daughter Naia breastfed
- LinkedIn's red light district
The networking site tried to clamp down on the oldest profession earlier this year, but sex workers are still operating on Linkedin and have no plans to leave
- The unstoppable rise of DIY porn
An army of amateurs are uploading homemade footage online and giving mainstream stars a run for their money [more]
- Sharon Stone: Get naked for sex scenes
Actress Sharon Stone has taken aim at actresses who refuse to bare all in sex scenes, insisting it just isn't natural to cover up.
- 12 months prison for publishing a vulva
Lawyers pulled issues of the University of Sydney's Honi Soit magazine, for featuring 18 pictures of students' vulvas, a crime punishable by up to 12 months in prison [more]
24 Aug 2013
- I want a relationship with no strings
A women asks an agony aunt, how she goes about getting into a physical relationship with a man with no strings attached. Is it easier said than done?
- I had sex every day for a year
I am horrible at intimacy, and I couldn't shut my insecurity off. So I came up with the plan to have sex every day for a year [more]
- The trapeze disrobing act 1901
Laverie Vallee, stage name Charmion, had a disrobing trapeze act turn of the century, stripping down to her underwear while performing impressive stunts [more]
- My husband is bisexual
For a person who isn't ready to identify as bisexual, Results-Oriented is his way of saying that he's not quite as straight as most straight-identified men.
- Is sex always better with feelings?
I has sex with a willing classmate I didn't know too well. It worked in one sense, but was an abject failure by every other measure
23 Aug 2013
- Thanks for talking about watching porn
An award-winning show about a sex-obsessed woman, called Fleabag, has won rave reviews at the Edinburgh Festival for its biting wit and raw honesty
- Full-frontal kangaroo censorship
An Australian company's use of humorous censorship has been met with bemusement on Facebook.
- People having more sex earn more money
A German study has found that people who have the most sex also make the most money, further depressing the world's low-paid plebes who don't get any.
- The secret world of the student sex worker
It's not surprising that an ever increasing number of students are turning to sex work as a way to make money quickly
- Every dick pic search ever
We take a scientific lens to Google Trends for the latest wiener-y pictures
22 Aug 2013
- Sex and Buildings
A new book, Sex and Buildings: Modern Architecture and the Sexual Revolution, by Richard J. Williams, focuses on places that acknowledge or even encourage sex
- Does your vagina need a protective hat?
It's what all the cool vaginas are wearing these days.
- Freshman orientation from Kinsey Confidential
Whether you are brand new to college life or a returning veteran, Kinsey Confidential wants to make sure that you start the new year on the right foot.
- How to master first-time sex
When you go to bed with a woman for the first time you can experience first night nerves; and do and say things that you'd have never imagined
- How I mastered female ejaculation
Science can't explain where it comes from or why it happens, but quite frankly I don't care. Pass me a towel.
21 Aug 2013
- Sex app launches for heterosexuals
Pure, offers sex on-demand by simply asking users their gender and the gender of their preference
- Supporting sex-positive adult shops
Why should you support sex-positive retailers? We asked our co-workers here at Good Vibrations and compiled our thoughts
- Masters of Sex looks at sexuality
I never thought I would get used to having a naked woman in front of me, but I broke that barrier on the show, said actor Michael Sheen, who plays researcher William Masters [Trailer]
- Sexual double standards
An explicit photo of a teen girl goes viral. The boy is saluted as a hero, while the girl gets trashed online
- Could porn be censored in America?
The UK, Saudi Arabia, Iran and China restrict online porn. Is the U.S. next?
20 Aug 2013
- How does a polyamorous relationship work?
Imagine one house, with four people, but five couples
- Man gets fork stuck in penis
Doctors has had to remove a fork from penis of a 70-year-old Australian man [more]
- Moral panics: a useful political tool?
The panic of the moment is porn on the internet, thuogh I recent saw how a panic around East End strip pubs unfolded
- The new ways men should think about sex
Here's the thing no one tells you about sex: It changes. The same moves and tricks that brought you and your partner pleasure in your 20s and 30s aren't necessarily going to work in your 50s and beyond
- The history of sex dolls
Sex dolls were first developed for sailors who were isolated on long voyages. Later, they distributed to German and Japanese troops to help reduce the spread of disease.
19 Aug 2013
- HBO should show dongs
Cable TV channel HBO has no problems showing breasts and butts, but no penis. College Humor challenges the conventional wisdom
- How to have sex with the lights on
For some women, they either have sex with the lights on or they don't. I'll tell you my story and perhaps through reading it, you may be able to conquer this decsion
- Naked rambler arrested outside prison
Although being naked in public is not illegal, Stephen Gough has beem re-arrested for breaking an Anti-Social Behavior Order (ASBO), which states that he must not appear in public naked. [more]
- My Danish teen sex epiphany
I was lucky to come of age in a country so evolved about intercourse. And it's how I raised my daughter, too
- Porn on the brain
What thoughts go through your brain when you're watching porn?
18 Aug 2013
- Switzerland builds drive-in sex chalets
Authorities in Zurich have unveiled drive-in sex chalets in a bid to make prostitution safer for both sex workers and customers
- 10 Major sex pots from the 1970s
Few recent decades contain as much sex as the 1970s. It was the era of porno chic, the sexual revolution and a general, anything goes, attitude.
- Daughter: I hope you have awesome sex
A father is tired of being told that he should point guns at his daughter's boyfriends.
- How sex with a fat guy changed me
Devin was pleasantly surprised when I sought him out at the next party, I never had the guts to tell him the shameful train of thought that had made me hesitate at first
- Balancing my faith and sexuality
The fundamental problem with faith and sexuality is religion. The rules that religion creates for women are vast. Most rules target the female body.
17 Aug 2013
- The blow-up doll in the backyard
Every morning I wake up and pull back the curtains in my bedroom to the sight of a giant blow-up sex doll in the backyard. I'm currently considering my options.
- Do we need a "Smart" vibrator?
Yesterday, sex toy company Vibease launched a $15,000 Indiegogo campaign to get their latest technology, a Blue-tooth enabled "smart vibrator", to market
- Real sex lives in a sexualised society
In a world of Brazilian waxes, sexting and Fifty Shades of Grey what drives our sexual desire and how well do we understand it? [audio]
- How to persuade a giant panda to have sex
Giant pandas are bizarrely reluctant to have sex, at least in captivity, so zoos have increasingly had to turn to turkey basters to get the females pregnant
- Sex with myself can surprise me
I would like to send you a kind of upgrade of my masturbation technique and share an inability of talking about my masturbation with my friend
16 Aug 2013
- Puppetry of the Penis defends show
Puppetry of the Penis creator, Simon Morley, has defended the comedy show, noting that there is no fruity language, no blaspheming, and for a show that features full frontal male nudity, it is surprisingly and completely non-sexual. [more]
- The ordinary lives of erotic fiction writers
Meet the unassuming mothers, librarians and church-goers behind some of the world's raunchiest reads
- German law recignises third gender
Germans will soon be legally divided into three genders. Those born as hermaphrodites have the right to not identify themselves as male or female, effectively creating legal recognition of a third sex
- Sponsored streak to save tigers
300 runners ran naked around ZSL London Zoo to raised money for rare Sumatran tigers
- In bed with the Naked Rambler
Peter Ross spends a night with Stephen Gough, who regards himself as a martyr for personal freedom and sees public nakedness as a vocation
15 Aug 2013
- Sex with science nerds
There's nothing wrong with finding science fans sexy, but it's a turn-off when they assume women aren't interested in sex
- Casts reveal pregnant bellies
Pregnant women can preserve an image of their bump for posterity as a pair of British bodycasters launch a company offering plaster sculptures of baby bumps.
- Online porn: Liberating minds or damaging brains?
We're not going to go down abusive route, we're going to make nice pornography
- UK gets Real Sex Season
Channel 4 has announced the details of its Real Sex Season, a selection of shows examining how pornography is affecting our lives and sex lives in 2013.
- How the clitoris really works
Until 2009, the human clitoris was an absolute mystery
14 Aug 2013
- Nudists under tight security
The Cap d'Agde nudist resort, however, has been forced to beef up security to keep families safe from voyeurs and camera crews.
- 10 films with stripper plots
Hollywood has long had a fascination with strippers, long before Jennifer Aniston kicked off her kegs in new film We're the Millers. Here's some of the best
- Sexual fetish communities 1970s to the present
At The Kinsey Institute, I was able to research an often-neglected golden age of fetish-oriented print publications that ran from the 1970s through the 1990s. But did the Internet change everything?
- Vibrator myths debunked!
Some of us are still holding on to misconceptions about what owning and using a vibrator means. So we hope you get a buzz out of this vibratory education.
- Why Porn Made For Women Is Best
Realistic, a lack of fake tan, people whose heads and bodily parts are in proportion to their bodies and orgasms that don't knock the house down.
13 Aug 2013
- Orgasms are good for your brain
Your biggest sex organ is your brain, and now there is evidence that orgasms are actually good for it too
- Spider sex needs extra legs
New research reveals that, without a third set of legs, the male road tarantula can't score a mate. [more]
- More sex please, we're British
Britain has become increasingly open-minded about sex in the past generation but less tolerant of infidelity.
- Who reads my Tumblr porn
When I tracked followers to my smut site, I found all kinds -- conservatives, old folks and government employees
- Politician wants to outlaw oral sex
U.S. Republican Ken Cuccinelli seeks to reinstate unconstitutional 'Crimes Against Nature' law, which could makes felons out of even consenting married couples
12 Aug 2013
- Once a cheat, always a cheat?
When New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner got caught sending explicit sex texts for a second time, his wife Huma stood by him.
- Why no feminist porn tube sites?
There are numerous Tube sites offering standard porn for free, but why would a feminist porn producer be in a hurry to give away their films that they've spent a lot of money and effort to create?
- 10 Crazy ways to have an orgasm
Some of the more bizarre ways women have claimed to climax include nipplegasms, to yawning
- The naked truth about self confidence
I look in the mirror and what I see is an image of a woman whose reflection is patched together from a web of what other people think.
- Size insecurity
Most guys know how big their dick is. In some ways, cock size is the ultimate measure of masculinity. But it is an assumption that bigger is better.
11 Aug 2013
- What men really think about in bed...
18% of married men would like to sleep with a female colleague, and 50% of engaged men would like to have sex with a female friend
- Top 10 Naked Aliens
The women of earth are wondrous, but it takes a foxy extraterrestrial to really put you in the mood for probing!
- My two husbands
Everyone wants to know how my polyamorous family works. You'd be surprised how normal we really are
- How to make love to a woman
If you're a young man whose been using porn as a tutorial on how to make love, you've been robbing yourself of the full experience
- I make feminist porn
Today I have a piece about my career in feminist porn at Mia Freedman's MamaMia blog. The headline is a bit of fun: "This woman spent 13 years creating female-friendly porn". Kind of like it's been a life sentence :)
10 Aug 2013
- Mom and daughter erotic novel empire
In 2001, Ellora's Cave sold a little more than one book per day and made about $30,000. Now, the company sells up to 200,000 books per month, grosses about $15 million per year
- Porn is not meant to be a guidebook
Adult star and sex educator, Nina Hartley, has told how porn should not be viewed as guidebook or a replacement for a comprehensive sexual education.
- The penis: an elegant organ
Throughout known history the phallus has been invested with symbolic and even magical significance to fertility, strength, domination and conquest
- When to talk S-E-X with kids?
One day your kids are going to have sex. You probably won't know when and with whom. So what are you going to do to prepare them?
- Aporntheid: discrimination because of my work
I am discriminated against because I make porn. Here are some of the ways in which this occurs
9 Aug 2013
- 10 Nude scenes in family friendly films
There are plenty of incidents when some serious nudity sneaks past the censors and makes it out into PG-rated films [more celebrity nudity]
- How did I discover I was gay?
It's complicated. Lesbian, bisexual, queer, none of these labels sit right with me. Sometimes sexuality just isn't straightforward
- Lady Gaga naked in Kickstarter promo
Lady Gaga has appeared completely naked in a new promotional video made by performance artist Marina Abramovic. [Video]
- Topless in New York City
Elizabeth Siematkowski is a founder of Toplessblading, the following is the first-person account of her maiden topless voyage across the Williamsburg bridge
- My fiance won't let me use a vibrator
I can't have an orgasm with just sex, and have to use a vibrator to get off
8 Aug 2013
- Porn in the pictures
A slideshow illustrating Hollywood's longstanding love affair with adult entertainment
- The 7 Most overrated places to have sex
49% of Brits admit to having sex in car, but is it somewhat overrated?
- Lovelace: The troubled porn star
Amanda Seyfried and Peter Sarsgaard are terrific in the new biopic, but the soapy "Lovelace" tells only part of a fascinating story
- Stephen Fry calls for Winter Olympics ban
In an open letter to the Prime Minister and International Olympic Committee, the actor says Vladimir Putin is making scapegoats of gay people, just as Hitler did Jews
- The first female orgasm in a movie
The movie that purportedly has the first female orgasm in film history, is the 1933 Czech film, Ecstasy, starring Heddy Lamarr
7 Aug 2013
- Is it shocking not to have a sex life?
Sophie Fontanel's sex life fascinates France. The reason? For 12 years it was non-existent. As her bestselling book is published in Britain she reveals why society finds celibacy so scandalous
- Strip clubs save marriages
Anthropologist Katherine Frank spent six years working as a stripper while researching a book about strip clubs concludes that they can help save marriages. [more]
- The rules of shagging your friends
You can get laid with minimal emotional fallout, just as long as you follow these rules
- Everything you need to know about orgasms
We've put together a brilliant expert panel to make sure you do end up having that bed-shattering moment
- Teaching Chinese students how Americans have sex
With the aid of a PowerPoint presentation and some "Friends" references, I taught some wide-eyed college freshmen how we get down in the USA
6 Aug 2013
- Orgasms give brain good workout
Orgasms could give our brains a better workout than doing a crossword puzzle or a Sudoku, a neuroscientist has claimed.
- August anal pleasure timeline
Tristan Taormino and the staff at Good Vibrations put together a look at anal sex in our society and popular media in the past few decades.
- The top 8 political sex scandals
When a scandal breaks, several questions invariably arise: Should this scandal matter? Should the media focus on it? Should voters be concerned about it?
- First porn film made using Google Glass
An adult app store has filmed the world's first porn film made using Google Glass
- Confessions of an accidental swinger
How a chance encounter with a girl in a club led to one of the strangest nights of my life
5 Aug 2013
- Playboy taken off the shelves at Army stores
Playboy and Penthouse will no longer be sold at Army and Air Force exchanges, due to falling sales, and not as a result of anti-pornography activists.
- Ten commandments of National Orgasm Week
A doctor, a disciplinarian, a dancer, a church lady, a columnist, and an adventurous wife convened to deliver a frank talk at an event, Explorgasm Women's Health Initiative
- What I learned from BDSM
BDSM taught me to be more honest, open and upfront about my needs. Trust me, it makes for a much more enjoyable experience for everyone involved.
- The unbelievable secret to getting more sex
Most people aren't getting enough sex, and they don't know what to do about it. Dr. NerdLove steps in to examine the problem and offer solutions.
- GSD: Not just another queer alphabet soup
The UK's Pink Therapy group made news by proclaiming that GSD: Gender and Sexual Diversities, is the new umbrella term for a community that seems to add letters by the season.
4 Aug 2013
- Racy account of sexcapades in Paris swingers clubs
Emma explains how her 'sexual journey' began when she was 29-years-old and she and her husband, Paul, took an eye-opening trip to Paris
- What's your sex personality?
Are you an erotophilic or erotophobic? A lusty, adventurous energiser or a connector who's more interested in connecting hearts than parts?
- Tumblr reverses its pornocalypse
Tumblr are now saying they have no problem with porn, it's just that they want to make sure anything adult is properly marked.
- Sex Work: The new civil rights struggle
Recent debates about sex and sexuality, in the context of moral panics and attempts at censorship, have revealed a lack of understanding among experts of the core subject itself: human sexuality
- 6 Myths about sex after 50
Read the following statements about sex after age 50, and write down your best guess for each one: true or false. Then, read on for the answers. You may be surprised
3 Aug 2013
- Jimmy Wales: porn filter idea is ridiculous
Prime Minister David Cameron's high-profile adviser lambasts plans to block online porn, and says police need more resources to fight internet crime
- Golfer poses nude
Carly Booth posed nude for ESPN magazine before the Ricoh Women's British Open
- How porn profits from the Anthony Weiner scandal
If there was ever a political scandal made for porn, it's the Anthony Weiner debacle. In fact, one could argue the sexcapades of Eliot Spitzer and Weiner have closed the gap between porn and politics.
- The Happy Hookup
If there was ever a political scandal made for porn, it's the Anthony Weiner debacle. Who needs friends with benefits? Real women know how to reap the benefits of casual sex the old-fashioned way: taking a lover.
- My breasts make the world better
If female breasts threaten society's morals, does that mean the people they are attached to are a threat as well? [Via TERA]
2 Aug 2013
- Considering a threesome
Where do you start exploring this idea? Yep...online. I actually discovered a local swingers group. Their website was informative, well written, and encouraging
- The bra that brings right and left together!
Brazilian lingerie brand, Hope decided to bring the most unlikely world leaders together by painting their portraits on women's breasts.
- Top 10 nude women in movie prison
Mr Skin reminds us why we love women-in-prison movies so much
- My so-called celebrity affair
He was a married football star, and I was his mistress. I expected a lavish fantasy, but I got reality instead
- Wildcatting: A Stripper's Guide
No one knows chaotic mining and drilling towns more than the traveling topless dancer.
1 Aug 2013
- Please stop masturbating
Puberty is rough, rougher still when you ignore your mother's warnings to stop wiping jizz on her nice bathroom towels.
- In pursuit of sexual pleasure equality
If you are a woman who has had one, two, or any number of sexual partners, you may know that sex should always feel good for both partners
- The most serious attack on UK civil liberties
British Naturism says that the Anti-social Behaviour Bill is probably the most serious attack on the civil liberties of this country in decades.
- Joining the mile-high club, and getting caught
Madison shares her ultimate fantasy, and what happened when she tried to make it come true!
- Richard Kern directs new music video
While no one gets shot or blows a load to Hentai in this video it still includes an epic house party we'd really want to go to