“Gritty,” “authentic” are words of praise often used for TV director David Simon: No less so with The Deuce, his new series about the rise of the porn industry in New York City in the 1970s.
Sex education in progressive countries like The Netherlands and Switzerland emphasizes intimacy, adventure and connection. Lower rates of teen pregnancy and sexual dysfunction ensue.
The rise in student-on-student sexual assaults at school has been linked to the sexualisation of kids, and their easy access to online pornography.
Blocking porn for under-18s will only make things worse for young people left without adequate sex education.
Sex is an important part of life, but many people avoid it. Fear, former abuse and religion are common reasons, but you may be surprised to know how your overall health also leads to avoidance.
In his lifetime Anthony Burgess was a strong advocate of free expression. A forthcoming book promises to bring his political writing back into focus.
A new study asked people to imagine how virtual reality could change pornography, with some occasionally bizarre results.
The pornographic publication is getting back to basics in a battle for survival.
Arguably the most obscene and offensive work of fiction ever written is going to be sold in America as a mainstream classic for the first time.
Governments and campaigners are keeping schtum when it comes to webcamming. It's time to break the silence.
Pornography has been prescribed to treat 'sexual disfunction' for decades. Yet research shows that the vast majority of mainstream commercial porn is violent and degrading to women.
Pornography is having negative impacts on children and young people. And increased sexual violence among children is only the tip of the iceberg.
If you find your partner having a virtual relationship with someone else – or with a computer-generated individual – is that the same as adultery?
How real is the threat of pornography? And what are the most appropriate responses?
The Digital Economy Bill would effectively create a hackable register of pornography users and block 'unconventional' material.
There's no evidence that the increase in children committing sexual offences is because they watch online porn.
When translating The 120 Days of Sodom, we had a duty to be just as rude, crude, and revolting as Sade.
Drawing on surveys and group discussions with teenage boys about their use of pornography, Gonzo provides a window into young men’s experiences that's in equal parts funny, engaging, and confronting.
There is no doubt that virtual reality is the next big thing. But for families with young children, it may be wiser to wait a little before leaping headlong into this new reality.
Online porn is big business and has plenty of adults viewing the content. But young children can also be exposed to porn, and much of that comes from accidental or unwanted exposure.