When complications from my hip surgery left me in chronic pain, romance became a struggle.
Scott W. Stern’s book documents a decades-long program to incarcerate “promiscuous” women.
Deepfakes make clear that images of the body are extensions rather than representations of the self.
How the godfather of "fratire" went from chronicling his drunken sexual conquests to ghostwriting Tiffany Haddish's memoir.
Zen and the art of maintenance texts.
First, cut yourself some slack, you beautiful bastard.
Stoya, Jiz Lee, Asa Akira and Nikki Darling relate their experiences with diversity and representation in the porn industry.
It's critical to ask questions about robot consent, and whether sex robots dehumanize us, and whether the small group of mostly men building the algorithms behind them reinforces gender stereotypes of passive women and manly men.
The explanations are at once more pedestrian and more interesting than you might imagine.
It is a horrible thing to feel unwanted — invisible, inadequate, ineligible for the things that any person might hope for. It is also entirely possible to process a difficult social position with generosity and grace.
Sometimes all it takes is prosciutto, Rioja and a dear friend's invitation.
What you learn about human desire when you get intimate with a piece of talking silicone.
A roundup of the most interesting, thought-provoking and surprising questions that our favorite columnists addressed in recent days.
It's a balancing act.
It was, unsurprisingly, a terrible idea.
Oren Lavie released this spectacular video earlier this spring for his song "Second Hand Lovers." It's one of the most stunning music videos we've seen in a while, though it also slightly feels like a humble brag about how many beautiful women he's slept with.
Length does, indeed, matter, but so does setting, position and other contexts.
"McDonald's is doing food and this restaurant is doing food" — she gestures around her — "but they're completely different concepts."
My work requires that I travel often, which helps us maintain independence while also keeping alive that sense of longing that can easily dissipate over a period of years spent sharing a bathroom.
Emiri Okazaki explains why she became an adult film actress and what she learned about herself and the industry in the process.
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