Gareth May

Broadly DK

Why Getting Spanked and Tied Up Makes You Feel High

What happens in your head when you get flogged? Scientific researchers and professional dominatrixes talk about endorphins and all the other neurochemicals that make bondage so delightful.
Gareth May
2.17.17
Broadly DK

The Science Behind Love, Sex, and Scent

From pheromones to that post-coitus funk, we investigate the relationship between sexual attraction and your olfactory organ.
Gareth May
2.17.17
Stuff

Behind the Rise of Hijab Porn

Exploring why more and more porn studios have started to make films featuring the headscarf.
Gareth May
5.15.15
Stuff

Why Is Incest Porn So Popular?

There's been an increase in the consumption of porn in which the actors pretend to be related, but is incest really what the fans want, or do they just crave something more outrageous than the last thing they saw?
Gareth May
2.25.15
Stuff

This Journalist Has Spent Her Career Championing HIV Dissidents

Joan Shenton's 1998 book <i>Positively False</i> questioned the existence of HIV. Last week an updated anniversary edition was released. We asked the author what's changed over the last 17 years.
Gareth May
2.17.15
Stuff

Encouraging Young People to Test Their Own Genitals Might Not Be a Great Idea

Confidante is a (kind of) funny new campaign for at-home STI testing. But shouldn't we be helping to remove the shame young people feel about going to sexual health clinics?
Gareth May
12.17.14
Stuff

The Hero Doctor Who's Helping Disabled Brits Get Laid

Dr. Tuppy Owens is 70-years-old and one of the most progressive sex researchers and authors in the field.
Gareth May
11.17.14
News

The British Sperm Crisis

Not enough British men are depositing their loads in sperm banks, so we asked London men why so many of their countrymen are reluctant to give up their seed.
Gareth May
10.20.14