Matt Baume

Sex

What Can You Do with a Degree in Sexology?

From designing sex toys to assisting sex workers with legal challenges, here's where a degree in sexology will get you.
Matt Baume
4.25.18
Fetish

What I Learned Studying Cannibal Play, Balloon Sex and More

Katharine Gates has spent decades documenting niche fetishes. She told us what fetishists can teach the #metoo movement.
Matt Baume
1.24.18
Health

Butt Play Could Keep the Doctor Away

More than ever before, men are waking up to the benefits of prostate massage. But experts say more research is needed to truly unleash the power of the prostate.
Matt Baume
12.4.17
LGBTQ

The Pilgrims Were Queer

Dig into the history and you'll see plenty of early American colonisers were super gay – and their compatriots had views of it that were complicated, to say the least.
Matt Baume
11.24.17
LGBTQ

The Christian Lawyers Quietly Working to Erase LGBTQ Rights in the US

The Alliance Defending Freedom is behind a massive – and massively successful – legal effort to dismantle the rights of LGBTQ students nationwide.
Matt Baume
6.28.17
LGBTQ

Drag Queens Can't Stop Serving Political Realness

Drag's always been political, but with the rights of the marginalized threatened more than ever before in America, drag activism has reached a fever pitch.
Matt Baume
5.16.17
LGBTQ

Can Queer People Change Marriage from the Inside?

A new book, 'Awakening', explores the battle for gay marriage equality. Author Nathaniel Frank told us whether queers who warned that marriage meant assimilation were right.
Matt Baume
4.25.17
LGBTQ

Activists Are Scrambling to End Chechnya’s Persecution of Gay Men

As reports emerge that gay men are being imprisoned and murdered in the republic, activists are urging citizens to put pressure on Western officials to act.
Matt Baume
4.12.17
LGBTQ

How a Closeted Strip Club Kingpin Became an FBI Snitch

Michael Blutrich has kept more secrets in his life than anyone should. Now, out of prison and with a new memoir, he's spilling.
Matt Baume
3.7.17
Sex

Porn Is Teaching Us How to Do Sex

Schools won't, so sex workers, porn distributors, and erotic artists are stepping up to educate their fans about the basics of sex ed.
Matt Baume
2.25.17
LGBTQ

Don't Forget Republicans in America Are Still Working to Strip Away LGBTQ Rights

There's worse soon to come.
Matt Baume
2.3.17
LGBTQ

How Trans People Find Their Voice

From vocal coaching to phone apps, for some, the road to overcome vocal gender dysphoria is an essential part of transitioning.
Matt Baume
1.18.17
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