While online sex may not be a substitute for intimacy and touch, research shows there are many benefits. Technology can make sex more creative, for instance, and help people explore fantasies.
Five ways coronavirus could change sex and relationships.
Many teens and college students are continuing to hook up and attend gatherings. Peer pressure and the way younger minds interpret risk could be to blame.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, sexual activity may pose risks of transmission. A sex researcher shares information on how sex relates to the current pandemic, and how to prevent transmission.
Sexual health experts say it’s a misconception that the cervix is insensitive, which can have implications for some medical procedures.
You don’t have to be labelled with a mental illness to seek help.
Sex technologies and ‘erobots’ could help address issues related to human desire, and physical and emotional needs of astronauts in space.
New research reveals a link between a diagnosis of cancer and a lifetime number of 10 or more sexual partners. But there are some flaws in the research we need to consider in interpreting the results.
Grecian love is often idealised as an respectable model for queer love. However, there’s more pleasure and reality to be found in ancient Rome’s dirtier version
Amyl nitrite, known as poppers, can now legally be sold in pharmacies. But don’t expect to see it stocked any time soon. No product has yet passed Australia’s manufacturing and testing process.
This Valentine’s Day, a researcher reveals some insights after conducting interviews with young university undergrads to explore their sex lives, dating and intimacy.
We found that women who had sex at least weekly or monthly were less likely to enter into early menopause compared to women who engaged in sexual activity less often.
Marriage and domestic relationships existed before the state, and should be returned to the people, not regulated by the government.
New technologies are revealing more about the secret lives of underwater turtles. Using underwater cameras and 3D printing, researchers are learning more than ever before.
The idealisation of Mary as a virgin has created a misguided and deeply damaging relationship between sex and sin within the Christian church.
App users recognise dating apps have some risks but they’ve developed a range of strategies to help them feel safer and to better negotiate consent and safe sex.
Gwerful Mechain was a medieval woman with a modern sensibility and her whip-smart poetry is just as rude, crude and powerful today
The persistence of this trope might say something about the barriers women in media continue to face.
The U.S. Supreme Court will rule on how the Civil Rights Act applies to LGBT people. A business law scholar explains why it could be one of the most consequential discrimination cases in decades.
The purpose of sex may seem obvious, but it has perplexed and intrigued a variety of great minds for millennia.