We’re heating things up with Sex-Rated: a deep dive into Indian sexuality, and a selection of some of the best videos and stories about sex from VICE around the world.

Inside the Secret World of Gay & Trans Sex Parties of India

Crossdressers, gay and trans-Indians are raving, but their queer parties tell us a story beyond sex.

Roshan Kokane

How To Have Sex in Public. And Not Get Caught by Cops

“Without the safety of locked doors and four walls, there’s a sense of vulnerability and danger you feel which can be extremely exciting.”

Shamani Joshi

This Porn Star Couple Got Engaged Immediately After Filming a Gang Bang

Love is real!

Wendy Syfret

This Amma Advises Students on How to Have Threesomes

The sex advice column started in 2008 in the Delhi University student newsletter reflects the changing attitudes towards sex over a decade.

Maroosha Muzaffar

Saffron in the Streets, Woke in the Sheets

My brief liaison with a polyamorous man of the right.


Why the Future of Sex Toys Is Non-Binary

Gone are the days when hot pink, phallic contraptions were your only choice.

Sofia Barrett-Ibarria

Are Marriage Vows Akin to Death Sentences for Inter-religious Couples in Bangladesh?

In his photo exhibition, Samsul Alam Helal captures forbidden love.

Images by Samsul Alam Helal
Angela Skujins

Is Bappi Lahiri the Indian Marvin Gaye?

His music defined “sexy time” in the '80s and '90s, and tuned us into the unique concept of 'jawani', a loose notion of what it means to be young and horny. And the magic infects millennials too.

Sharanya S

Intimate Photos of Falling in Love in New Orleans

Photographer Marisa Chafetz shares luminous images of late nights, karaoke, and climbing trees from her four years in the South.

Alice Newell-Hanson

How to Learn About Sex Through Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi and Odissi

“Rather than talk about the reproductive system of human beings, some of them talk about peacocks and its tears.” Yup, we definitely need to re-haul the way India views sex-education, as one Indian classical dancer takes on the challenge.

Rituparna Som

A Sex Therapist Explains the Biggest Myths About the Female Orgasm

Frustrated with cliches about the “elusive female orgasm,” Vanessa Marin founded Finishing School to demystify the art of orgasming.

Suzannah Weiss

We Don’t Need No 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