What's a Male Chauvinist Pig to Do?

Playboy censored me! The brand that championed the concept of sex-positive long before there was the phrase "sex-positive" thought I went too far. At last, the son hath exceeded the father! » 2/21/14 2:57pm 2/21/14 2:57pm

Does the Internet Make Kink No Longer Kinky?

Last week, after I connected the ugly internet harassment of women to the nasty tone of Republican politics, one reader wrote to say: "Way to politicize everything." So let me explain in one short paragraph why politics and sex are always inseparable: » 1/23/14 1:35pm 1/23/14 1:35pm

Why Can Men Be Such Jerks to Women Online?

Right now, I must confess, I'm feeling queasy about my stash of Sarah Palin porn. I was collecting it with a mind to write an article about it, I swear. I thought it was funny and revealing that the Great American Subconscious was percolating up Photoshopped images of Palin getting fucked by Barack Obama's giant… » 1/16/14 2:01pm 1/16/14 2:01pm

This Woman Is Convinced Blow Jobs Can Be Just As Pleasurable For Women

Minutes after I met Joanna Van Vleck, she was telling me about an instructional video she had made to demonstrate a new approach to the blow job. "There's a clitoris in your throat," she said. "Once you reach it, you can suck a cock for an hour." » 12/19/13 12:58pm 12/19/13 12:58pm

How This Sex Blogger Lost Her Job, Hit Bottom, Then Bounced Back

When it comes to sex, we're always afraid the worst is going to happen. Last week we looked at new research linking a taste for sexual adventure with life satisfaction and, surprise, surprise, despite all the handwringing about "hookup culture," people who are open to sexual adventure tend to be more satisfied with… » 12/13/13 12:57pm 12/13/13 12:57pm

What If Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Were Actually Good for You?

What if everything your parents, teachers and preachers told you is wrong? What if being a hedonist who loves sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll is actually good for you? » 12/05/13 4:38pm 12/05/13 4:38pm

The Sexual Therapies Obamacare Should Cover

The recent news that Obamacare will cover mental health raises some issues pertinent to a column on sex and politics. But before we get to that, let's go over a few guiding principles. » 11/21/13 12:46pm 11/21/13 12:46pm

Is There Really a Sexual Deviant In All of Us? Perv, Reviewed

My mother didn't like to be touched, but my beautiful ama—which means nanny in the parts of Asia where I grew up—would brush my teeth and hair before slipping under my blankets to read me the Bible. I went to boys' schools for nine years, including a Catholic one with the requisite sadistic nun who punished me for… » 11/14/13 12:19pm 11/14/13 12:19pm