The sexual revolution made it acceptable for women to have premarital sex. Yet, an orgasm gap remains. Addressing the cultural forces driving this gap has social implications beyond pleasure itself.
Asexuality is less about a traditional understanding of sexual attraction and behaviour, and more about being able to discuss likes and dislikes in the early stages of a relationship.
I read 60 sex advice manuals – here's what I learnt.
Laws around the world continue to fail victims of rape and sexual abuse. It is time this, too, changed.
Sharing data about users' HIV statuses is bad enough. But why collect it in the first place?
Humans are already imposing our barely understood sexual ethic upon machines.
How can we increase safety and reduce the likelihood of sexual violence in chemsex settings? Addressing wider issues surrounding sexual consent might be a start.
Research demonstrates a two-way relationship between sleep problems and sexual problems, as well as between satisfying sex and sound sleep. If you want better sex, you need better sleep.
Women report one orgasm for every three from men. Part of the problem might lie in what happens in the bedroom.
An affair is generally a sign things aren't right with someone's relationship. It occurs when one person sees an alternative relationship as a better way to meet their needs than their existing one.
Teen sexting is on the rise. Boys and girls are equally likely to share sexually explicit imagery but girls report feeling more pressure to sext and more judgement about how they do it.
How Australian courts might interpret consent in situations like this is far from clear, and needs to be sorted out.
This podcast explores the latest sexology research – including the topics that are still too taboo to get funding. We talk to sex robot experts and find out how sex work has moved online.
Love may make the world go round, but sex keeps it going. There's been a lot of discussion in recent months about the horrors of bad sex. But it's important to remember that good sex is good for us.
According to initial studies with lab rats, research suggests that your first sexual partner may have something to tell you about your choice of spouse or current lover.
How do different species have sex? Medieval illuminated manuscripts contain some surprisingly varied depictions.
YouTube celebrity Chrissy Chambers has won damages in a landmark revenge porn case. But not all victims of such abuse will have her means.
Desire haunts every sun-drenched frame of the Oscar-nominated film starring Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer.
While sexual harassment is still all too common, at least we’re having more open conversations about it, and victims are speaking up on their own terms.
Research shows that the Y chromosome may be able to protect itself from extinction in the short term. But what about in a future where we all reproduce artificially?