celibacy

Features

The Millennials Embracing a Life Without Sex

I'm a 29-year-old man who's voluntarily accepted celibacy. Hearing from other people who've made the same choice, what else unites us?
Jack Valentine
2.13.19
News

Edmonton Man Uses ‘Involuntary Celibacy’ as Excuse in Stomping Death

Self-described "incel" Sheldon Russell Bentley was sentenced to four years in prison for manslaughter.
Allison Tierney
8.30.18
misogyny

How Reddit Is Used to Indoctrinate Young Men Into Becoming Misogynists

Reddit’s “involuntary celibate” group was taken down earlier this month after its anti-woman debate turned violent. But the problem is much larger than one subreddit.
Aditi Natasha Kini
11.15.17
Stuff

Fuck Sex

It's a waste of time that takes up too much mental space. Life is better without it.
Jay Stephens
12.16.16
Stuff

No Peace, No Pussy: A Brief History of Political Sex Strikes

Spike Lee's film 'Chi-raq' documents a long history of women using sex bans as a way to stop wars and bring about social change.
Tshepo Mokoena
12.5.16
Stuff

What It's Like to Be a Millennial in a Sexless Relationship

A recent study found that people in their early twenties are having less sex than those born in the 1960s, so we figured we'd chat to some twenty-somethings in sexless relationships.
Salma Haidrani
10.20.16
Stuff

More and More Young British Women Are Becoming Nuns

Statistics from the Catholic Church in England and Wales reveal that the number of women entering convent life has hit a 25-year high. I talked to one aspiring nun in her 20s to find out why.
Kat Lister
5.14.15
Stuff

James Deen, Life Coach: I Asked Porn’s Biggest (Male) Star to Help Solve My Dry Spell

I won't just sit on any ole dong. Can porn's greatest lover/philosopher convince me otherwise?
Elianna Lev
4.6.15
Stuff

How to Survive a Dry Spell Without Lowering Your Standards

I think I'm slowing down. Or maybe it's a form of depression? Repression? I don't know. I really don't.
Elianna Lev
3.19.15
Stuff

Why Aren’t the Japanese Fucking?

Half the people surveyed by the Japanese Family Planning Association said they hadn't gone to the bone zone in the past month. Some guys claimed that they didn't even masturbate anymore. What's going on?
Mark Hay
1.21.15
Stuff

This Tinder Addict Is Also a Virgin

She started out using the ubiquitous hook-up and dating app to fuck with people for comedy's sake. Then she started actually meeting guys for brief, chaste flings. Now she'd like to tear herself away, but she fears a relapse.
Justin Caffier
9.16.14