‘Orphan Black’ Embodies the Female Gaze Better than Anything Else on Television
June 20, 2014

The clone thriller shows women fighting for control of their own bodies—and treating men like Bond girls.

The Transgender Rights Movement Needs a Goofy, Basic Foundational Text
It worked for feminism
June 08, 2014

It worked for feminism.

Monica Lewinsky Is the Perfect Person to Kick Off the Conversation About Hillary Clinton's Presidency
May 07, 2014

The story of the affair is the story of women in the United States: marginalized, sexualized, and pitted against each other.

Study: Men Don't Last Very Long in Bed—and It Bothers Them More Than Women
April 22, 2014

But the strange thing is just who is most bothered by this

The "Kissing Congressman" Is America's First Caught-on-Tape Political Sex Scandal
Which might be why it seems so dull
April 09, 2014

We never had footage of Bill and Monica or David Vitter and the madam. Here's what we missed.

'The Poetry of Sex' Isn't Actually About Sex
February 28, 2014

Sex may be behind every poem ever written, but relatively few are actually about it, and even less are actually ''sexy.

"Men's Rights" Activists Are Trying to Redefine the Meaning of Rape
February 26, 2014

The Men’s Rights Movement has agitated on things like child custody. Now its creepy online attacks have a new focus: the definition and treatment of sexual assault.

Apparently Having an Opinion about Sex Is Now a Taboo
Maybe, possibly, there’s something wrong with your idea of what is sexy.
February 15, 2014

Jesse Bering's new book, Perv, puts forward a rigidly harm-reduction approach to sexual morality (although at times his theories seem to be proposing the normalisation of child abuse images). But tolerance alone isn't enough.

This New York Times Sex Story Has One of the Best 'To Be Sure' Paragraphs Ever
February 06, 2014

"Granted, some might view this study with skepticism..."