consent

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 Patients Who Can't Consent

The practice, performed on unconscious patients, is still legal in 42 states despite ethical concerns. In the #MeToo era, things are starting to change.
Hannah Harris Green
6.27.19
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
5.14.19
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
Privacy and Perception Issue

I Was Tricked Into Becoming a Cam Girl at 18

It all started with a mysterious MSN message asking me if I'd like to be a model.
Sarah Hurtes
7.12.18
Sex

Exactly How to Tell Your Partner What You Want in Bed

Experts gave us 11 effective ways to communicate about sex.
Stephanie Auteri
6.19.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

I Was Tricked into Becoming a Cam Girl at 18

It all started with a mysterious MSN message asking me if I'd like to be a model.
Sarah Hurtes
6.19.18
bdsm

A BDSM Educator Tells Us Why NXIVM Sex Cult Allegations Aren’t Consensual Kink

Based on what we know from court docs and former members, Keith Raniere’s women “slaves” probably weren’t in a position to give full consent.
Sarah Berman
6.1.18
Sex

Six Reasons Why I Didn’t Say 'Stop' Even Though the Sex Was Bad

There was no clear power imbalance, and in many of these encounters I was totally sober. Yet I still wasn’t able to, or was afraid to, access my voice.
Melissa Broder
5.31.18
Sex

Something About These New Dick Pic Statistics Doesn't Add Up

Let's take a second to really consider dick pics.
Emma Garland
2.19.18
I'm a Woman, AMA

How to Talk Kinks with a New Sexual Partner

The first of a new column – I'm a Woman, Ask Me Anything.
Megan Nolan
2.9.18
sexual assault

Aziz Ansari Didn’t Do Anything Illegal But That’s Not The Point

To many women, including myself, an aggressive and humiliating sexual encounter seems all too familiar.
Manisha Krishnan
1.17.18
0104