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LGBTQ

Gay Clubs Need to Address Their Groping Problem

Of the 20 gay bars and clubs VICE contacted, only one replied to outline its policy around groping and unwanted touching.
Nick Levine
a day ago
Health

Med Students Are Doing Vaginal Exams on Unconscious, Non-Consenting Patients

The practice is still legal in 42 states despite decades-long ethical concerns. In the #MeToo era, things are starting to change.
Hannah Harris Green
6.27.19
sex-how-to

This Is What It's Like to Have Sex With Hearing Loss

Embracing my hearing limitations has come, somewhat counterintuitively, from eroticising them.
Anna Pulley
6.17.19
body

What You Need to Know About Consent and Disability

The people entrusted to care for me need to understand and respect my boundaries.
Spencer Williams
5.13.19
Sex

Reddit Gave a Teenager With Autism a Shockingly Helpful Sex Ed Lesson

"All I knew was porn, and that didn’t help."
Eric Spitznagel
2.14.19
Sex-Rated: The VICE Guide to Sex

We Don’t Need Sex-Ed. We’ve Got Porn

In the absence of sex education, Indian millennials and Gen Z are watching porn to learn about sex, pleasure and consent.
Maroosha Muzaffar
1.15.19
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Coachella Is Taking Steps To Prevent Sexual Assault

Coachella's new Every One initiative will include trained counselors, consent guidelines, and "safety ambassadors" at this year's festival.
Leila Ettachfini
1.7.19
Sex

These Sex Games Could Help You Explore Desires You Didn’t Even Know You Had

A sex therapist explained three types of games you should try and one you shouldn't.
Grant Stoddard
12.1.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

How We Talk About Consent

VICE host Isobel Yeung discusses her special HBO report "Consent."
VICE Staff
10.1.18
Sex

How to Tell Someone They Made You Feel Uncomfortable During Sex

Here’s a therapist's script for how to talk about it.
Callie Little
9.11.18
Sex

When You Initiate Sex In Your Sleep, Things Can Get Complicated

Sexsomnia is a sleep disorder in which people have sex—or try to—while unconscious.
Richard Greenhill
7.27.18
Sex

Why People Have Sex With Animals

In a new study, researchers surveyed nearly 1,000 zoophiles about frequency of sex with animals, beliefs about zoophilia, and their sexual preferences and practices.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
7.18.18
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