While a friends with benefits arrangement has its risks, research has shown it can empower young people to express their sexuality.
Women have fewer orgasms than men. But this gap is cultural, not biological. Closing it is possible, both on a societal and personal level.
A vocal minority is calling for sexuality education to be pulled from schools. But my research shows many parents and young people want and need safe places to discuss relationships and sex.
Following a number of films featuring debauched emperors, it is nowadays commonplace to associate the Greek-Roman antiquity with orgies. But is this historically accurate?
Sexual challenges during pregnancy and postpartum are common, but couples often don’t know what to expect when it comes to their sex lives during this time. The good news is that information helps.
Yumi Stynes and Melissa Kang’s sex education guide for teens is a topic of hot debate for its frankness. It also provides comprehensive, inclusive sex education that combats misinformation.
Social media has become a mainstay in everyday life, particularly among younger generations. And some are even willing to make trade-offs to stay online.
There is a great deal of nuance around how young women negotiate their intimate relationships with men.
The pain of ‘blue balls’ should never be used as a coercive tactic. But almost half of study participants — mostly women and some men — reported pressure to engage sexually.
We found you can have too much of a good thing - psychological stimulation.
Marijane Meaker was a lesbian pulp fiction trailblazer who wrote bestselling YA fiction as M.E. Kerr. She was also Patricia Highsmith’s lover.
Young people are more likely to consider some form of open or non-monogamous relationship.
Some animals appear to use a ‘parliament’ of genes to determine sex. But a closer look reveals these are the exception rather than the rule.
British Columbia’s move to provide free contraceptives is a positive step that fully embraces sexual and reproductive health and rights for everyone in post-Roe North America.
A belief persists that spontaneous sex is more desirable than sex that is planned in advance, but new research shows that scheduled sex can be just as hot.
Death by exhaustion, cannibalism, complete body fusion: across the animal kingdom, mating takes many strange forms.
Marina Benjamin’s essays investigate the social and philosophical dimensions of housework and ‘femininity’. Maxine Fei-Chung’s book gives an often-harrowing account of eight women who struggle.
Before colonialism black South Africans viewed sex and morality very differently than today.
An expert on adolescent sexuality weighs in on how technology has changed the amount and type of pornography that teens can consume – and what that means when it happens at school.
There would have been plenty of time during the long, dark, Northern nights for ancient Roman shoemakers to indulge in side hustles.