31 Oct 2013
- Hysteria: I'm feeling good vibrations
The Victorians really did invent the first vibrator to cure women of various 'afflictions', but the reality probably wasn't anything like as much fun as is depicted here
- From student to dominatrix
A woman has told of how she went from being a student at an elite private school in Manhattan to a whip-wielding dominatrix earning $300 an hour for her services.
- Topless activist wins $40,000 settlement from NYC
Holly Van Voast, the topless paparazzo and activist, has finalized a $40,000 settlement with New York City for not wearing a shirt in public over the years. [more]
- Key & Peele give a cunnilingus class
The American comedians perform a skit about oral sex
- Orgasmic meditation
OneTaste is an organization dedicated to "the partnered practice of female orgasm," which it calls orgasmic meditation [more]
30 Oct 2013
- What is sexy?
What makes something sexy? Apparently it is everything and anything
- Men really do ogle women's bodies
The eyes don't lie: Men really do look at women's bodies more than their faces, according to a new study that used eye-tracking technology [more]
- Nude Turner Prize model criticised
A Turner Prize sculpture of a nude man has caused controversy among some schools in Northern Ireland.
- The Joy of no sex
At the age of 27, the editor-at-large of ELLE France decided to give up sex. Sophie Fontanel explains why in her book, The Art of Sleeping Alone
- Everyone I've ever had sex with
A 22-year-old British woman summarises her list of partners
29 Oct 2013
- Virginity auction man nearly quit
A 24-year-old man who has spent the last three years attempting to lose his virginity admits the experience has been hard and that at times he thought about pulling out.
- Why kissing is so much fun
Researchers from Oxford University claim kissing is the key to finding your ideal partner and the main tool we use in order to select potential mates [more]
- Shock! Mums like sex too
After candidly dealing with sex issues on the BBC radio programme Woman's Hour for 20 years, Jennu Murray felt she was unshockable. Then she logged on to the confessions on Mumsnet website
- Germany's 'Porno King' gives up empire
Fabian Thylmann was, until last week, owner of the company that ran sites such as Youporn, Pornhub and MyDirtyHobby, but the reasons for his exit are unclear.
- Any Japanese housewife can be an AV star
Police have arrested five Japanese women for uploading uncensored images of themselves to a dating website
28 Oct 2013
- The lust beneath Japan's sex drought
The media's renewed obsession with reports that the Japanese have given up on sex, is an canard that emerges every couple of year. But is it true?
- 15% Women won't let husbands see them naked
In one study, 15% of married couples said they didn't have reguarly sex any more, while another said that 1 in 6 women won't let their husbands see them without clothes on.
- Guy to lose virginity for art project
In a bid to understand where the obsession with virginity, London art school student Clayton Pettet, has decided to lose his flower in front of a crowd next year as part of performance piece titled Art School Took My Virginity. [more]
- What color is an orgasm?
People with synesthesia can feel colors, see music, and smell words. So what's it like to have sex when you've got synesthesia? Thanks to some inquisitive researchers, we have the answer.
- Top 9 contraception misconceptions
These days, there are many safe, effective birth control methods. But none of these makes the cut.
27 Oct 2013
- How Masters of Sex should reinvent itself
The show's been renewed for another twelve episodes, and it has a lot of promise. Here's how it can get even better
- Why do we make sex lists?
Most of us don't have the problem of trying to catalog the several hundred sexual partners we've had by our thirties, but for me, even the dozens were starting to blend together.
- Competition drives marsupial males to suicidal sex
Male marsupial mice just don't know when to stop. For Antechinus stuartii, their debut breeding season is so frenetic and stressful that they drop dead at the end of it from exhaustion or disease
- 13 Sex moves women can live without
Sometimes when we're getting down to it, you guys do things that you seem to think are totally getting us off, but in reality?
- 10 Things cosmo doesn't teach us about great sex
Most of Cosmo's articles are focused, not on how to improve your relationship with yourself and your body, but on how to please and satisfy (male) partners
26 Oct 2013
- Theaters should let (gay) teens into gay film
Despite its NC-17 rating, New York's IFC Center, issued a press release that said high-school-aged patrons would be admitted to the movie, regardless of the rating
- You're probably a slut
Being a slut is not a bad thing. Is it time to wear it as a badge of honor?
- 23 embarrassing sex questions answered
From whether you can do something to taste better down there, to, whether you should know if you're allergic to semen
- Sexual ecsta-pee
I recently discovered that I (female) and my current partner (male) are both interested in water sports.
- Confessions of a gay boy about town
My insider's guide to the complex world of gay dating. This week, internet dating and interns inside Britain's Parliament
25 Oct 2013
- Muslim women like sex too
After the launch of a Halal sex shop, shouldn't society stop seeing female Muslims through the prism of a veil
- Nude pictures of Madonna for sale
Aged 18, in late 1977, a University of Michigan dance student named Madonna Louise Ciccone posed nude at $10 an hour for photographer Herman Kulkens [Uncensored] [more]
- Free Porn Fiesta #16: Weekend Fun
Ms Naughty links to some free female-friendly porn
- New 'cockumentary': Does size matter?
After having his marriage proposal rejected because his penis is too small, Patrick Moote travels the world to discover if size really matters.
- 10 Things we wish sex ed taught us
I began by speaking to friends and sex educators in my circle about the sex ed curriculum they wish they'd been given.
24 Oct 2013
- Fish sex keeps city awake
Amorous Midshipman fish could be responsible for a mysterious humming noise keeping people awake at night in Southampton, England
- The male nude in pictures
London's Wallace Collection is hosting an exhibition of 18th-century drawings from the Paris Academy featuring that mainstay of European art: the male nude. [Images]
- Zurich sex boxes hailed a success
Switzerland's first drive-in "sex boxes", which opened in Zurich to tackle illegal prostitution, are being hailed as a success by officials
- An interview with Jessica O'Reilly
FemaleFirst interviews Jessica O'Reilly, the author of The Little Book of Kink
- Find out about your pleasure quotient
Why is it that over 50% of us only allow very small amounts of pleasure into our lives and our bodies?
23 Oct 2013
- Sarah Silverman topless in TV pilot
American comedian Sarah Silverman has released a clip from a pilot for a comedy, in which a couple ride an elevator naked
- What sex-positivity rally means
Sex-positivity is not advocating for any particular quantity or form of sexual expression. Rather, it is about ownership, agency, self-awareness, and respect
- UK police response to public nudity
I wrote to all the Chief Constables and Police and Crime Commissioners in February 2013 requesting their policy on policing nudity in a public place. The responses make interesting reading
- Woman sues NYPD for topless arrest
In a complaint filed in state court earlier this month, Krigsman v. City of New York, Jessica Krigsman seeks money damages for her unconstitutional arrest for not wearing a shirt in a public park in Brooklyn
- I can think myself to orgasm
Barbara Carrellas claims to be able to think herself to orgasm -- and teaches me her tricks
22 Oct 2013
- Ins and outs of the swinging lifestyle revealed
Daniel Stern's new book, Swingland: Between the Sheets of the Secretive, Sometimes Messy, but Always Adventurous Swinging Lifestyle, is part memoir, part how-to for those curious
- Self-published e-books rife with illicit erotica
An outcry over extreme content in self-published e-books -- depicting rape, incest and other illegal sex acts -- has led Amazon, Kobo and other online booksellers to reconsider how those books are sold on their sites
- First Islamic sex shop launched online in Turkey
An online Islamic sex shop which sells 'halal' products like condoms, massage oils and perfumes has been launched for the first time in Turkey. [more]
- 13 titillating Halloween costume ideas for your boobs
This year, why not ditch the sexy ninja costume and go topless? Not naked, silly -- you might get arrested.
- From TED to Bodysex
Jane Langton took a bodysex workshop, when she shared that she'd presented at TEDx talking first person about her masturbation practice
21 Oct 2013
- Daniel Radcliffe: the world is so shockable
Daniel Radcliffe has said his Kill Your Darlings sex scenes are not the most outrageous he has performed.
- Risque lingerie advert pulled after complaints
A risque Adelaide lingerie advertisement has been pulled from Australian television screens after the Advertising Standards Board upheld a complaint about it being in poor taste [video]
- I finally love everything about my body
Whether I'm at home or at either of my unconventional jobs, I'm comfortable in my own body.
- My First Time: Female, 16, California
He followed suit and began rubbing the zipper line of my jeans. Smart as he was, he hadn't taken anatomy yet
- It's International Fisting day!
International Fisting Day is a sex-positive, feminist, porn-positive, and personal global event, celebrating and debunking the negative stereotypes of fisting, a sex act that uses the entire hand.
20 Oct 2013
- Exercise gives women orgasms
Women can have orgasms doing certain exercises, according to sexology journal, Sexual and Relationship Therapy [more]
- Japanese youngsters have stopped having sex
What happens to a country when its young people stop having sex? Japan is finding out
- Online porn: Can schools keep pupils safe
Concerns about children's exposure to graphic sexual images online have led to calls for primary pupils to hear about the dangers of pornography
- Sex and dating abroad
When preparing for your study abroad, you have everything ready; what you may not be able to prepare for is how your love life could change
19 Oct 2013
- 15 Rules for one night stands
he threat of social awkwardness ruins one night stands for some but I've devised a few rules in which we all have fun, no one gets hurt and everyone gets laid
- Plane oral sex couple fined $250
A couple caught having oral sex on a flight to Las Vegas, have avoided 90-days in jail, and ordered to pay only a $250 fine
- Japan's $7-million sex museum
Enter the Ureshino Sightseeing House of Hidden Treasures. Located in the city of Ureshino in Saga Prefecture, this is a most unusual sex museum
- The Nude Man in Art
While it has been quite natural for the female nude to be regularly exhibited, the male nude has not been accorded the same treatment
18 Oct 2013
- 20 kinky things you can do
You may have to leave your comfort zone to try some of these very naughty deeds but the reward will be a renewed interest in your partner and pleasure that's off the charts!
- Military wives go nude
A group of British military wives has stipped off for a nude calendar in honour of their husbands [more]
- Joyful gay sex
A new book, Joyful Gay Sex: The Ultimate Pleasure Guide, does for gay sex what Alex Comfort's 1970s book, The Joy of Sex, did for the rest of us
- A brief history of group sex
Thanks to Paleolithic cave art, we know that humans have been participating in group sex for thousands of years. So why is there so little research devoted to it?
- The sex facts we learnt too late
Hindsight is a wonderful thing. Just think of all the stuff you would have done differently if you only knew then, what you know now.
17 Oct 2013
- TV channel hosts 'breast squeeze' benefit
We've seen some crazy television shows come out of Japan, but this has to qualify as the craziest. Satellite adult channel Paradise TV, hosted a breast squeeze charity event.
- Fists are for sex, not fighting
October 21 is Fisting Day, a celebration of a still-taboo sex act involving the insertion of a hand into a vagina or anus
- Tampa's porn awards in pictures
Tampa's adult entertainment awards, NightMoves, turned 21 this year, and was the first year a strip club hosted the event.
- How I became a swinger
We've been swingers, or "in the lifestyle," as it's called, for six years. Yes, we are in a committed relationship and openly enjoying sex with people outside of our relationship.
- What we get wrong about sex
For a country that places so much importance on sex, we seem to go out of our way to make ourselves miserable as possible over the subject
16 Oct 2013
- Photographing your cervix
One website is encouraging women to take pictures so they are more aware of their bodies [more]
- Crocheted sperm are cuddly
The crocheted sperm are cuddly, soft and there's no mess to clean up!
- The Japanese love industry
The Japanese are putting marriage and families on the back burner and seeking recreational love and affection as a form of cheap escape with no strings attached [video]
- Why is masturbation more shocking than sex?
The CW Television Network cuts a female masturbation scene from "Reign" -- but leaves in the public sex
- Would you date a 40-year-old virgin?
I've just met a guy online and we really clicked but he turns out to be a 32-year-old virgin! He's attractive and it makes me wonder if he's damaged in some way
15 Oct 2013
- 50% newlyweds don't have sex first night
Since so many of us either aren't virgins, and have probably lived with each other before the big day, only 48% of people actually manage to have sex on the wedding night
- Naked rowers infuriated feminists
Seventeen female students from Warwick University Rowing Society posed-up completely naked for a charity camera, after feminists criticised their topless calendar last year
- Topless woman sues NY police
A woman says the New York City Police Department trampled her civil rights by arresting her for sunbathing topless on a park bench.
- The dogging capital of the UK
According to new data released under the Freedom of Information act, Elmbridge in Surrey is the dogging capital of the UK
- Everyone I've had sex with
A 21-year-old woman from Vancouver in Canada, summarises her list of lovers
14 Oct 2013
- How insect sex predicts weather
Researchers in Canada have found that the sex lives of beetles can predict impending storms [more]
- Will everyone have naked selfies online?
Students in Dallas have rallied to save the job of 21-year-old Spanish teacher Cristy Nicole Deweese, who was recently outed as a person whose boobs were once photographed.
- Au naturel is the business in South Africa
From naked computer technicians to a concert where the audience and musicians are all in the buff, South Africans are embracing nudity two decades after the fall of apartheid.
- Nude paintings removed from County building
Three paintings at the San Bernardino County administration building have been taken down after complaints about nudity.
- Sex with blindfolds
A blindfold can increase sexual tension and magnify arousal; because when one your senses is lost all of the other senses become heightened to compensate
13 Oct 2013
- 12 Shocking sex facts
Masters and Johnson revolutionized sex research in the 1950s, 60s and 70s. Here what we're learning about sex now.
- Wiki porn prohibition ends
Wikipedia continues to contains nude images from movies, art, and what some would call pornography.
- 9 foods to eat before (or during!) sex
Using whipped cream in the bedroom is a cliche for a reason -- licking something sweet off your partner's skin can be loads of fun
- What you can learn from open relationships
The great part about being in an open relationships is that you get to create your own rules.
12 Oct 2013
- Israeli demanding clarity on puppets' sexuality
Television ads starring a pair of male puppets called "plug" and "socket" (Sheka and Teka in Hebrew) have unleashed a debate about gay pride.
- Son takes pictures of his mother having sex
The "what is art?" question arises again, when a male photographer turns his camera on his own mother having sex with younger men. [more]
- 3 Tips for the best sex of your life
Research published in the American Journal of Medicine shows that women's sexual satisfaction actually tends to increase with age -- even despite the hormonal throes of menopause. [more]
- Top 10 nude college co-eds
Mr Skin presents its list of the best movie college students
- The other oral sex couples should have
If you can't talk about sex with your partner, you aren't going to be having it long-term.
11 Oct 2013
- Is 18 too young for porn?
Director Axel Braun announces he will begin working with performers who are age 21 and older
- Nymphomaniac orgasm posters appear
Promotional posters of Lars von Trier's film, Nymphomaniac, show the stars in orgasmic poses
- Creative Halloween costume ideas for your penis
The only costume that matters is the one you'll treat you're date to later that night when you strip down to your birthday suit.
- What sex counts as 'real' sex?
Penis-in-vagina sex isn't the only kind of sex, and Emily Heist Moss gives four reasons why folks need to stop saying that it is.
- Tinder and Grindr users see some crazy shit
We're fascinated with apps like Tinder and Grindr because they mix all of the online dating fun of match.com and add in a bit of Chat Roulette for taste.
10 Oct 2013
- The semiology of smut never changes
All this public banging on about sex is joyless. People who really enjoy each other just get on with it [semiology ]
- My life as a Skype sex worker
A former cam-girl worked in the sex industry in Los Angeles in 2009, says that online stripping made her up to $500 (about £300) a day
- Masters of Sex snap reviews
The new documentary series features Miachael Sheen as real-life gynaecologist William H Masters and Caplan as his researcher sexologist Virginia E Johnson. [more]
- Do you have a penis beaker?
Today, something horrible happened. A Mumsnet user admitted to having a "dedicated clean-up area" next to her marital bed and asked fellow users: "do you dunk your penis?" [Penis beaker tips]
- Viewers shocked by topless woman on breakfast TV
Viewers have expressed their shock at the appearance of a topless woman on UK ITV at 8:45am.
9 Oct 2013
- Too much sex kills some marsupials
A new study suggests that some species of marsupials mate with such vigour and intensity that it quite literally kills them.
- Facebook naked statue censorship
The American Civil Liberties Union, has had their blog page concerning the issue, removed by the company that can't tolerate breasts, Facebook
- 70-y.o. busted for arranging sexual encounters
Police in Tokyo have arrested a 70-year-old man for prostitution offences on charges of helping to arrange sex among some 1000 men and 350 women in return for a 'commission'.
- Nudity in the Upspace
Brown University has hosted to a week-long celebration of nudity, from naked yoga to nude cabaret, nude open mic night, to nude body painting [more]
- Hungary students in topless protest
A new dress code imposed by a university head in southern Hungary has prompted students to strip down to their underwear in protest.
8 Oct 2013
- Sexual deviancy is normal
Even in extreme cases, there's some tension about whether sadism indicates mental illness. Not for the squeamish.
- The number of people the average Brit has slept
Revealed in a survey to mark the release of sex addiction rom-com, out of 2,000 Britons polled, ten was found to be the magic number of average sexual partners
- Do groups of women menstruate together?
One of the most interesting myths about women's reproductive functioning is the romanticized notion of menstrual synchrony, but there's very little, if any, scientific evidence that it actually occurs.
- The 5 rudest UK TV shows
We take a look back at the sexiest shows on the box
- How to give multiple orgasms
The clitoris, has twice as many nerve endings as the penis and has the enviable ability to produce multiple orgasms, so long as you know what to do with it.
7 Oct 2013
- Sex after marriage
There's a myth that sex for married people is about as attractive as a contagious disease, and I want to set the record straight.
- Why Sex Box is must-watch TV
It's made headlines around the world, scandalised the USA, and attracted 1000's of comments. And it hasn't even been on telly yet. [more]
- What I learned sbout myself
I didn't think much about running into my ex, until later that evening, when I was planning my lecture for my eleventh grade girls' sexuality seminar for the following morning
- A short history of the blow job
This little video comes from The Desire Project, a site about the things that turn women on, both in the bedroom and out [more]
- Fear Of Flying, showed women like sex too
In 1973, Erica Jong was tired of reading about silent, seething housewifes, so she introduced a new kind of female protagonist: a frank young woman who loved sex and wasn't ashamed to admit it.
6 Oct 2013
- What your sex toy says about you
G-spotter? Rabbit? Magic Wand? Find out what these dozen sex toys say about you
- Top 10 naked vegetarians
Mr Skin lists the top 10 eco-friendly actresses who have appeared nude on films
- The secret lives of swingers
An insider pulls the sheets back on this mysterious sexual subculture and offers tips for joining the fun
- I opened an adult store
Velvet Video is an adult store run by Monica Aguon that's open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
5 Oct 2013
- Queen's estate reverses beach nudist ban
A ban on nudists getting undressed on one of Britain's most famous beaches has been lifted by the Queen's estate.
- Teens can kiss and have sex
The South African Constitutional Court has ruled that the Sexual Offences Act infringed the rights to dignity and privacy of children aged 12 to 16 but was also not in their best interests.
- Let's read about sex
Writing about sex can be uniquely powerful and perilous. A group of novelists, memoirists and poets tell us about working blue: what novels first inspired them, what nouns they strive to avoid and who they think writes sex best.
- Actresses: We felt like prostitutes
Blue is the Warmest Colour actresses, Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos. on their lesbian sex scenes
4 Oct 2013
- The toothbrush vibrator gadget
Adult retailer Lovehoney have unveiled the Tingletip, a discreet £10 ($16) gizmo that fits directly on to your electric toothbrush.
- Is lesbian sex, real sex?
At some point in her life, pretty much every lesbian will be asked the question, "what do you do, exactly?"
- What we mean by being sexually satisfied
What, exactly, is sexual satisfaction? x thrusts? y more orgasms? z times more humpage? How do we know when we've reached the apex of satisfaction?
- Glowing sperm in head to head fight
Inside the fruit fly reproductive tract, a battle is taking place, a battle of sperm, seen here in this remarkable image
- Why we need more cunnilingus on TV
Television is the closest thing we have to mass communicated cultural values. If we can shift it toward a depiction of sexuality that places equal value on female pleasure and female desire, that's a win.
3 Oct 2013
- Californian bans revenger porn
California governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill that could punish distributors of "revenge porn" with up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine [more]
- The world's largest orgasm?
Condom manufacturer Trojan is trying to create the world's largest simultaneous orgasm by inviting particpants to come together [more]
- Is sex too real for UK reality TV?
True to its original reputation for spicing up Britain's airwaves, Channel 4 is about to embark on a new series that tackles that most nettlesome of subjects: sex.
- How porn turn sex into a fetish
Have you ever thought about how porn has changed the way we get down to it? If Aliens wanted to check our mating practices, watching porn would probably raise more questions than it would answer
- Scarlett Johansson: porn can be sexually liberating
The actress who appears as the girlfriend of a porn addict in new film Don Jon, said that she also understands how it can be degrading.
2 Oct 2013
- I do not agree with porn...
As a feminist, I hage porn, but as a civil libertarian, I would take a bullet for its right to exist
- Alexandra Burke goes naked for PETA
British recording artist and X-Factor winner Alexandra Burke, has posed nude to protest against fur.
- Bisexuality: not as much fun as you think
Coming out to your family is a very brave, potentially traumatic and admirable decision to make but imagine you didn't know exactly what you are yourself
- Miley Cyrus: getting naked for fun and profit
I was a little surprised that pop singer Miley Cyrus apparently declares that she is kind of a semi-nudist
- Sex Box: enforcing or removing the stigma
The UK Channel 4's 'Sex Box' features couples having sex, unfilmed, in a soundproof box, and then talking about it afterwards with a panel of experts [more]
1 Oct 2013
- Sex's enduring mysteries
Early in Masters of Sex, the drama about pioneering sex researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson, Masters inquires: What happens to the body during sex?
- Historic erotica reveals Tokyo's sex secrets
The British Museum is displaying 150 pieces of erotic art from Japan in one of its boldest ever exhibitions.
- Pompeii's treasure trove of obscene sculptures
When the treasures of Pompeii were unearthed in the 18th century, the erotic art in the collection was hidden away for nearly 200 years
- The difference between sex and intimacy
The most important intimate moments are those that happen outside of the bedroom
- Porn director changes mind about condoms
I considered myself a progressive adult filmmaker, but I fought against a law mandating protected sex -- until now