The way writers drew on electricity to weave their stories tells us much about the history of electricity itself.
In Japanese popular culture, new trends come and go. But the Japanese have toyed with gender norms for generations.
Though sharing with Fifty Shades the overall themes of sexual domination and submission, Story of O remains a work of substantial literary merit.
Valentine's Day is branded as being a celebration of romantic love. But there are many styles of love, from passionate Eros to caring Agape and many in between.
Data from swiping apps like Tinder are giving researchers a window into how dating and relationships could be changing.
As the series draws to a close, it will leave in its wake controversy and debate.
There is a growing mainstream appetite for things that would previously be considered “deviant” pursuits – and businesses are catching on.
Despite the escapist nature of these romance novels, there is a considerable amount of realism contained within their pages.
When his partner was pregnant, Russell Brand announced he may raise the child 'gender-neutral' to avoid social constraints associated with being a boy or a girl. So what determines your 'sex'?
An active sex life can promote love and togetherness, drive creativity and build better health.
Today’s trendiest booze makers and bars insist on going rather further than the simple imbibing of alcohol.
A culture focused on youth may lead us to believe that older people do not enjoy sex. A new study shows why that is not true, and how the notion of 'sexual wisdom' may explain why.
The Bad Sex Awards are a reminder of the literary value of discipline and restraint in matters of bonking.
If you find your partner having a virtual relationship with someone else – or with a computer-generated individual – is that the same as adultery?
When it comes to sexual health, public information has tended to focus on the young. Time for a change.
Understanding where teens learn about sex and how that influences them can help us find ways to encourage healthy sexual behaviors, such as using condoms and birth control.
Morning penile erections affect all males, even males in the womb and male children.
When translating The 120 Days of Sodom, we had a duty to be just as rude, crude, and revolting as Sade.
Research shows that many young Australians are not aware of appropriate boundaries in relationships. It's important that children are informed by research rather than rhetoric.
Threats to humiliate an intimate partner by sharing explicit photos or video is an old problem with a new digital twist, a new study finds.