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!
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:
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."
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…
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?
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.