31 Mar 2014
- Does porn hurt children?
Research suggesting that teenagers and pornography are a hazardous mix is far from definitive.
- Interracial relationships in the BDSM lifestyle
A few weeks ago, I read a conversation on Twitter discussing interracial relationships, namely those between White men and Black women
- A brief history of sex blogging
Sex blogging as we know it seems to have gotten off the ground around 2002
- What men know about your vagina
It's a long-running 'joke' that most men don't know where the clitoris is. The gag becomes less funny when you start to realise how little blokes really do know about the vagina.
- Paraphilia case studies.
Police had been called to a man's apartment when she appeared at his door and told him she wanted to have sex with him after she tied him to the bed
30 Mar 2014
- I am a John
I am a middle-class married woman who just happens to pay people to have sex in front of her. Sure, there's a camera between us but in essence I'm a client of sex workers
- How affairs make my marriage stronger
My marriage is opaque. But there are similarities: We know the other has secrets, but we don't care to find out more
- 9 Things about putting on a condom
Wearing a condom is an effective way to prevent pregnancy and STIs, but only if you wear it right.
- People with disabilites have sex
As a queer person with a disability, I find that some of the most common questions that I get are, "Can you have sex?", "Do you have sex?", and "How do you have sex?"
29 Mar 2014
- Solo masturbation
What is a healthy attitude to masturbation within relationships? [Podcast]
- Spider kills male to attract a mate
Male Pennsylvania grass spiders, are far more likely to approach a female if she has recently killed and eaten a male.
- What women really think of uncircumcised penises
For a lot of American women, the thought of the uncircumcised penis is repulsive.
- Arrested for walking a cock with his cock
South African performance artist Steven Cohen is currently on trial in Paris for a piece of performed arm, involving walking a live rooster called Frank, on a leash attached it to his penis.
- My crash course in porn and empowerment
It's easy to say that pornography is empowering for women, or that it degrades them. Oversimplifying, certainly, but easy. The truth is it's much more complicated than that.
28 Mar 2014
- Confessions of a porn junkie
He spent the better part of this century's first decade tracking and watching dirty movies. He'd wake in the morning thinking of porn, plan his day around acquiring and pleasuring himself to it
- Introducing Japan's 'yaramiso' man
A Japanese study indicates that the number of unmarried men between the age of 30 and 24 in Japan has risen by 10% between 1995 and 2010, and a quarter are virgins
- Libidos and vibrators
In just 24 hours, nearly 300 women of all ages responded to our call, telling us about the freedom that a low sex drive provides. Others vehemently disagreed
- What the Government's Sex Work study got wrong
I've spent the last 20 years working as a sensual masseuse, dominatrix and/or stripper. And if that experience has taught me anything, it's that this study got pretty much everything about being a sex worker wrong.
- The guide to taking the best puss shots
How to become an expert vagina photographer.
27 Mar 2014
- Do it for Denmark!
Couples in Denmark are being encouraged to travel to help boost the country's falling birth rate in a hilarious new advert.
- The secret history of homoerotic illustration
Some of fashion's most talented illustrators had shadow careers from the 1950s through the 1990s drawing for underground gay magazines such as Physique Pictorial and, later, more overt porn glossies such as Mandate, Honcho and Torso
- What porn and social media have in common
Porn has changed our view of sex. Now the online world is skewing our expectations for relationships
- Sex in cars guide ruins having sex in cars
Cosmopolitan magazine's guide to having sex in cars, seems to be written by someone who has never had sex in a car
26 Mar 2014
- Libidos, vibrators and men
Gloria Steinem's 80th birthday declaration: a dwindling libido makes a woman's mind 'free for all kinds of great things'.
- Technology ruining sex
Lovers in London could be among hundreds of others across the South-West who let technology get in the way of their sex lives.
- 25 Signs you're horny
Cosmo magazine lists 25 indicators which suggest you are in the mood
- What adult films get wrong
Unfortunately, not all porn is created equal, and while you can learn a lot, there is also a lot of stuff that should never attempt in your own bedroom
- Feminist porn: an introduction
Feminist porn is a genre of adult film and a growing movement which traces its roots back to the 1980s
25 Mar 2014
- Sex is complicated for men too
I've been buying into the common falsehood that because the male orgasm is biologically simpler, male sexuality is as well. And I've been wrong.
- How to give multiple orgasms
The clitoris, it's the indisputable powerhouse of the female orgasm. It has twice as many nerve endings as the penis and has the enviable ability to produce multiple orgasms
- The sex in public hall of fame
A couple's romp behind a dumpster hits social media. They aren't the first to see public sex turn into viral fame
- Feminist Porn Award nominations announced
This year's nominees list once again showcases erotic entertainment that is smart, sexy, and appreciates viewers looking for hot feminist films
- Sex blogger of the month
When we started our Sex Blogger Directory, our aim was to find and promote some of the best sex blogs on the Web. In an effort to do just that, we'll be highlighting a new sex blogger every month.
24 Mar 2014
- Share the love
"Polyamory" is defined as "the practice of engaging in multiple sexual relationships with the knowledge and consent of all partners concerned"
- How to have the 'sex talk' with your kids
There shouldn't be just one 'sex talk' between parents and children, it should be an ongoing dialogue that starts early.
- 15 Sex words only the Urban Dictionary could teach us
From Booty Grazing to Eskimo Brother to Heteroflexible
- 8 Women who auctioned off their virginity
While it never occurred to most of us that we could make bank on our virginity, there are some women who've found a way to monetize their purity.
- Will I regret having non-romatic sex?
Advice is given to a woman who's been told that her sexual debut is something special and should be treated with almost zealous awe
23 Mar 2014
- Porn Studies journal publishes its first issue
Porn Studies, published by Routledge, is a quarterly academic journal described as "the first dedicated, international, peer-reviewed journal to critically explore those cultural products and services designated as pornographic". [more]
- The 10 women we all secretly fancy
Living in the public eye but operating almost unnoticed, there exists a secret society of women who, unknown to our girlfriends, subtly get us all hot under the collar. [Part 2]
- Where's the TV peen?
There are plenty of breasts, female backsides, or girls emulating blow jobs or back shots, but as a heterosexual women I am tired of thinking: Where's the peen?
- That pesky C-word
Erica Jong's book Fear of Flying recently celebrated its 40th anniversary, and as we took a stroll down memory lane, we were reminded how perfectly comfortable Jong was using the word cunt in her books
22 Mar 2014
- Why baby-boomers should throw out their sex toys
Your days are dwindling and you don't want your children to find those rubbery items you hid at the back of the wardrobe
- Would you ever have sex in public?
As a couple in America are caught having sex in broad daylight, Dr Brooke Magnanti exposes the various legal boundaries in the US and UK and asks... would you?
- Japan's students bare all to survive school of hard knocks
Some students try to enter the adult video trade, but 70% are rejected
- How many types of orgasm can women have?
A new scientific study may finally offer an answer to the million-dollar climax question
- How much sexting do Americans do? Ask British spies
A British program called Optic Nerve scooped up the sexually explicit images of an untold number of Americans.
21 Mar 2014
- Who are the men who pay for sex?
The men who buy sex tend to call themselves 'hobbyists' or 'punters', the anti-sex work types call them 'Johns', and sex workers call them 'customers' or 'clients'.
- Lars von Trier delivers brainy X-rated shocker
When Lars von Trier announced a while back in Cannes that he planned to make a film about a nymphomaniac, eyes rolled
- The struggle for sex positivity at sex week
I just returned from Sex Week at the University of Tennessee, knowing about last year's de-funding debacle and this year's continued controversy
- Are lesbians less into casual sex
Everyone knows gay men like casual sex. But do lesbians like to hook up
- Dan Savage on amateur porn, and porn about fluffers
The HUMP! Festival began as a small erotic film festival in Seattle almost 10 years ago and has since become the Pacific Northwest's oldest, biggest, and only amateur porn festival
20 Mar 2014
- Cinema's bad sex renaissance
What is it about sex that leaves so many films teetering perilously between the pornographic and the parodic?
- Semen facials are anti-ageing secret
A 67-year-old grandmother says that her key to eternal youth is semen facials, a trick she discovered in India and has been using it for 30 years [more]
- Google Glass: The future of sex
This geeky new technology may just bring a whole new dimension to sex ... but is it one we want?
- 5 secrets about the science of love
Here are the newly emerging facts that are important in understanding, developing, and maintaining a loving relationship that lasts through time.
- 13 Problems men have with
Women have their own share of physiological problems, but it's not often you stop to think about just how hard it can be to own and maintain a pair of balls.
19 Mar 2014
- Why people share their sex lives online
From PornTube to Pinsex to Pornostagram, sex websites are following the lead of social networks, allowing users to like, share, repost and comment on each other's pornography
- 10 rules for naked dining
Nudists not only have to know which fork to eat with first, but the rules of eating nude
- Public nudity bill proposed at Pitzer
Imagine a Pitzer College media studies class in which the students are discussing body image. Here's the twist: All of the students are naked.
- Sex in the water
Water sex is pretty dangerous if you don't take necessary precautions. These sex in the water positions will help you make most of your pleasurable time.
- Do women like porn?
Not as many women watch porn as men overall, but this is not proof that women like sex less than men, and all women prefer written erotica to visual material.
18 Mar 2014
- Downton Abbey gets porn parody
Harmony Films have released a trailer of their film, Down on Abby, due for release 1 April, featuring Butler Smallcock and personal footman Master Bate
- Masterpieces of your sex life
I had a conversation with a friend of mine about what she thought may have been the most pivotal erroneous belief she had about sex -- past tense
- The sex talk
There's some necessary awkwardness that should always precede the actual deed: The Talk. If you can't talk about it, you shouldn't be doing it.
- Is there such a thing as "Ethical Porn"?
A set of standards is useful in labelling something as "feminist" or "ethical" when there's no clear definition of what that entails [more]
- Respect women who go into the porn industry
When it comes to the choices a woman makes during her life, I believe there is only one thing you can do: respect them. Respect them because you don't know what her circumstances might be.
17 Mar 2014
- Sex as work?
Melinda Chateauvert's Sex Workers Unite is a necessary and comprehensive look at the many ways sex workers have been organizing for decades in North America
- A history of perverse sex
What is perverse sex and what isn't? The Pleasure's All Mine explores 2000 years of the gamut of sexual activity that has been seen as strange, abnormal or deviant [more]
- Nude fashion models in NSFW photo spreads
Gregory Derkenne is a Belgium-based international fashion photographer whose stunning editorial spreads are showcasing some of the world's most gorgeous individuals in thought-provoking advertising campaigns
- 15 Habits to boost your libido
Research shows that nearly a third of women and 15% of men lack the desire to have sex regularly. But there are things you can do to put the sizzle back into your sex life.
- The 5 best sex blogs that no longer exist
I read dozens of sex blogs almost daily, searching for tips on everything from how to shave my pubic hair to how navigate my newfound fetish. Here are five that I feel nostalgic for
16 Mar 2014
- Will nobody listen to the sex workers?
The prostitution debate will get nowhere as long as women who sell sex are seen as victims to be 'rescued', and their views ignored
- Classic smut or classic lit?
First printed in 1610, China's most notorious erotic novel Jin Ping Mei (The Plum in the Golden Vase) has been labeled pornographic and officially banned over the years.
- Free Porn Fiesta #20: Couples Fun
Ms Naughty has put together another female-friendly and feminist free porn post
- How to enjoy an orgy
The secret to group sex that no one tells you: You can -- and should -- say no. I learned this lesson firsthand
15 Mar 2014
- The worst masturbation mistakes you can make
Since variety is the spice of life, plenty of guys have decided to shake up their rubbing routines with exotic techniques or foreign objects
- Uncomfortable with my vulva and labia
Advice is given to a woman who has insecurities with her "lady bits"
- Top 10 naked girls wearing glasses
Mr Skin lists the top ten actresses wearing glasses who have gone nude
- Naked farmer gets Facebook in a flap
A young farmer, who runs a farm in Australia, was so happy for the skies to open up last Friday he stripped off. The photo was removed by Facebook
- Waxing can cause STIs
French scientists suggest that Brazilian waxing could be putting you in danger of catching certain types of STIs. [more]
14 Mar 2014
- Women experience two types of climax
French gynaecologists using sonographs discovered that clitoral stimulation does not involve the internal root of the clitoris, but, vaginal stimulation does [more]
- How to be the perfect fuck buddy
A good fuck buddy can be one of the greatest things a girl can have. The road to attaining such a person can be fraught with difficulty, however. Here's a guide to finding and maintaining the perfect partner.
- Stop pretending you enjoy bad sex
A newly published study on people's perceptions of sexual satisfaction in committed, heterosexual relationships reveals that men and women are both surprisingly good at estimating their partners' contentment (or lack thereof) with their sex life.
- Couple that make amateur porn
Violet and Rye started their anonymous porn blog, Uncommon Appetites, with a simple introduction: "We're a normal everyday married couple that really love fucking each other." [more]
- Playing The Whore
A former web cam girl, Melissa Gira Grant has just published her latest book, Playing The Whore: The Work Of Sex Work, which is unlike any book about sex work or feminism that I've ever read.
13 Mar 2014
- Chicken farmers threaten legal action over porn film
Prestigious chicken farmers in Loué, central France, are appalled at a porn film shot in their village, saying it is bad for their posh poultry brand image
- We're giving away dick insurance!
Montreal based underwear label Undz is now offering free $50,000 penis inssurance to purchasers [more]
- The hardest sex question to answer
Sex columnist Tracey Cox ponders why the most asked question about sex is the hardest to answer: it is, "Am I normal?"
- University rejects student kink club
An application to have Stanford University officially recognize a 60-member student kink club was rejected
- 9 Valiant religious right efforts to end masturbation
The emergence of Internet porn has re-occasioned a moral freakout over masturbation, driving major religious organizations, fringe churches, pious universities and the odd freelancer to catalyze anti-masturbation movements
12 Mar 2014
- Oral sex app will get tongues wagging
New Lick This app claims to help improve your cunnilingus technique but slobbering on a phone might not hit the spot
- Bondage, leather 'daddies' and sci-fi sex work
'Tart lit', or sex memoirs, are still proving to be a popular niche, with three new books out this month
- Jake Gyllenhaal strips off on Everest set
Wearing nothing but some strategically places tape to cover his manhood, Jake danced naked on the set of the mountaineering drama film [photos]
- American TV get Sex Box pilot
WEtv has ordered a pilot based on the British reality series Sex Box, which forces couples to have sex... in a large box.
- The most searched-for women on porn sites
The French love Emma Watson. The Danes can't get enough of Mariah Carey. But the top three most searched-for women worldwide are adult performers Alexis Texas and Lisa Ann, and Disney Channel pop star Selena Gomez
11 Mar 2014
- The painting that shocked a suffragette
A century ago a painting in the National Gallery was slashed by a suffragette. But what is it about this Velazquez nude that makes it so provocative?
- The evolution of penis size
We investigate why you're hung better than a monkey
- Objects people have tried to have sex with
From an inflatable raft, to a pizza, to a jar of pasta sauce
- 9 Places you must have sex
Here are some places around the world, you should have sex
- What sex-positivity is, and is not
I have been using the term "sex-positive" for over 25 years, but I have begun to feel lately that it has come to be misunderstood in some circles
10 Mar 2014
- The Swedish Model of Sex Work
The Times sex columnist explains how sex workers would be affected by the Swedish Model of Sex Work
- Nudist resort marks 50 years
Stein and his wife, 81-year old Lisa, are part of a cadre of longtime members at Cypress Cove, a nudist resort near Kissimmee celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
- Watching your husband have sex with another woman
Millions of women around the world are turned on by the idea of watching their husband have sex with another women, or even by the idea of joining in and having a threesome
- Why separate bathrooms are still a thing
The point of the article is to say that you should just act as normal because a gay athlete is not going to do anything creepy or weird with regards to your nudity, anymore than a straight athlete would.
- In pursuit of the full body orgasm
Everyone has an image of what goes on at a tantric sex workshop, orgies, skeevy dudes, and heavy panting, but, in reality, climax comes in the form of emotional discovery
9 Mar 2014
- New orgasm machine for women
Scientists have invented an orgasm machine for women uses tiny electrodes attached to the spine which can trigger an orgasm via a remote control.
- Your porn is not Canadian enough
Three Toronto-based erotica channels have earned a reprimand from the Canadian Radio-television & Telecommunications Commission for failing to broadcast sufficient levels of Canadian-made pornography
- That awkward conversation about my stripping
I was proud of my job in sex work. But I learned to hate the moment when someone asked what I did for a living
- The busy girl's guide to orgasms
Relationship expert Dr Becky Spelman reveals how to make sure you're coming, as well as going.
- British Naturism: 50 years
The Central Council for British Naturism, was formed on 1 July 1964, by the unification of the British Sun Bathing Association, founded in 1943, and the Federation of British Sun Clubs, founded in 1953
8 Mar 2014
- Britain a nation of amateur porn stars?
Some 15 per cent of those questioned have been naked in front of a webcam, but twice as many (30 per cent) have taken naked photos of themselves
- African homosexuality colonial import myth
One of the most ridiculous myths about homosexuality in Africa is that it did not exist in the continent until white men imported it.
- "Kinky" or "Vanilla": Which one are you?
I am Kinky and proud! I realized a few years ago that I could never be completely happy in a "vanilla" relationship and that being "kinky" is a non-negotiable requirement for any union of which I become a part
- Top 10 Oscar winners who've gotten naked
Take a walk down mammary lane with some of the best nudity from Best Actress winners like Charlize Theron and Kate Winslet.
- The Greatest Sex Show on Earth
The annual spawning of Australia's Great Barrier Reef has been called "The Greatest Sex Show on Earth".
7 Mar 2014
- Duke porn star "not exploited"
In an interview with CNN's Piers Morgan, Belle Knox says she's "not being exploited", and love what she's doing [Become a Webcam girl/boy]
- Improve your sex life with food!
Love coach and Sex nutritionist Joanne Barnett explains why Sex and food are so interlinked! [more]
- Against the Swedish model of sex work
Whether we like it or not, criminalising the buying and selling of sex is an attempt to legislate morality
- Types of travel sex
I'm single which means that, in theory, each day presents the opportunity to get laid by someone new. I don't usually take advantage of this perk. [Part 2]
- Places she likes to be kissed
There are many techniques that can be used to seduce a woman, but one of your most powerful tools is your mouth - women loved to be kissed, and not just on the lips
6 Mar 2014
- Prostitution workshop angers feminists
An enterprising association of sex workers in Barcelona has angered some of Spain's most prominent feminists by offering an "intro to prostitution" course
- Women who read until orgasm
She reads aloud while simultaneously masturbating with a Hitachi Magic Wand. Hysterical Literature creator Clayton Cubitt on the high price of filthy business. [more]
- Criminalising the purchase of sex
Dozens of Danish researchers have protested against the EU parliament's decision last week to recommend that EU member states criminalise the purchase of sex.
- A G-rated porn campaign
PornHub is dangling the reward of a job to the innovative thinker who can come up with an ad campaign tasteful enough to be featured on television, magazines and more
- When porn comes up against Puritans
The 18-year-old Duke college freshman is revealing her name and face, and concluding with a reference to Nathaniel Hawthorne's American puritanical novel, The Scarlet Letter
5 Mar 2014
- Independent porn fest celebrates work of women
The self-proclaimed 'kinky film festival', which is touring the US, offers an alternative to the often sexist world of mainstream sexual content by focusing on female directors and desire [more]
- JFK, Monroe threesome sex tape not auctioned
The auction of an alleged sex-tape starring Marilyn Monroe, John F. Kennedy and his brother Robert, will not go ahead.
- What your coloured handkerchief say
The Handkerchief Code in its modern form is said to have originated in New York in the early 70s, where gay and bi-sexual men found it a novel way to show potential partners exactly what they were into
- Meet Belle Knox, the Duke porn star
Knox's story has shed light, once more, on a double-standard, that the person we jerk off to is not supposed to be the same person we take exams with
- Making personalized porn
ABC Nightline, which covered Modern Sex in America, interviewed a married couple about their work as fine art and commercial sex photographers.
4 Mar 2014
- Bad Sex Award is idiotic
Jonathan Grimwood who was nominated last year for the Bad Sex Award, has described it as 'idiotic'
- 7 surprising stats about love and sex
How much sex are people really having? Who watches the most porn? What are the odds your partner is faking it?
- 6 Weird consequences of sex
Love hurts. And sometimes it scars, wounds, or gets really weird.
- Family life hard for Japan's porn stars
Japan's most prolific adult video star, Taka Kato, indicated that the nature of the business makes it difficult to have a wife or girlfriend.
- The return of the retro bush?
In preparation for Valentine's Day, American Apparel debuted lingerie-wearing mannequins with pubic hair. Is this a new era in female pubic hair grooming?
3 Mar 2014
- Threesomes: the unwritten rules
A new app, 3nder, aims to help couples find a third sexual partner. But what's the best way to ensure your partner is really open to a threesome and not just teasing you?
- I'm 60, and irresistible to men of 20
Read a 60-year-old's woman's account of how she took 15 lovers, most of them under 30, and two in one day
- Can kinky sex be good for you
Sadomasochism, or sexual enjoyment from giving or receiving pain, may be a meditative experience and in some cases may lead to an altered state of consciousness, new research suggest
- Why sex week matters
The Tennessee General Assembly hopes to pass a resolution that "condemns the organizers of Sex Week at the University of Tennessee and expresses its displeasure with the University for permitting it"
- LittleRedBunny, the Queen of Cam Girls
Who is LittleRedBunny? That's what the adult industry is asking
2 Mar 2014
- Students becoming strippers for excitement
Students are taking up stripping because they enjoy it, not as a result of economic necessity, a recent study has revealed.
- How women watch porn, according to Cosmopolitan
The most interesting piece of info on that Cosmo page is reflected in the graphic: what women look at when watching porn
- You can find anything on Etsy
Etsy, the site where you can buy unique crafts, is also a source of your favourite kink
- Is porn consumption ethical?
James Fell examines some evidence, and offers his opinion.
1 Mar 2014
- Why I do porn
I got into porn to fund my tuition at Duke. And my experience was exciting and empowering, until I was found out and harassed.
- I've slept with 300 people
A 'hypersexual' woman who claims to have slept with 300 people is so addicted to carnal pleasure that she spends up to five hours a day having sex or pleasuring herself.
- New Yorkers want nudes
According to research done by UGallery, a leading online gallery site, nude artwork is the most sought-after. Last year, it made up 10 percent of all searches
- Booksellers protest 'nude' children's book
Tous à poil (Everybody Gets Naked) aims to teach young children about body image by showing them that everyone looks different underneath their clothes. [more]
- Sex study reveals information
Apparently men can fight away their nasal congestion at the time of ejaculation, and, sexual pleasure can be increased through pubic hair
- Longest pubic hair was knee-length
Human sexuality researcher Havelock Ellis records a woman whose pubic hair reached below her knee