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
4.24.18
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
12.1.17
LGBTQ

The Pilgrims Were Queer

Dig into the history and you'll see plenty of early American colonizers were super gay—and their compatriots had views of it that were complicated, to say the least.
Matt Baume
11.23.17
LGBTQ

Federal Budget Cuts Could Be a Disaster for HIV Patients

Advocates have been fighting the Trump administration tooth and nail to preserve HIV/AIDS funding. So far, they've been largely successful—but experts say any lapse in budget could be a huge setback.
Matt Baume
10.30.17
LGBTQ

How Pride Woke Up

Corporate, unoffensive celebrations are out. Here's why protests and other sorts of political actions are in.
Matt Baume
9.20.17
LGBTQ

International Activists Are Making Pride Safer in Hostile Countries

Both on the ground and in diplomatic back rooms, activists from LGBTQ-tolerant countries like Sweden are spreading the love to places like Ukraine.
Matt Baume
8.24.17
LGBTQ

The Bakery Using Desserts to Give Refugees a Home

American Baking Company is more than a shop for sweets—it's become a home where immigrants from around the world come together over cupcakes.
Matt Baume
8.14.17
LGBTQ

The Christian Lawyers Quietly Working to Erase LGBTQ Rights

The Alliance Defending Freedom is behind a massive—and massively successful—legal effort to dismantle the rights of LGBTQ students nationwide.
Matt Baume
6.27.17
LGBTQ

How Queer Prom Took Over America

The queering of a quintessentially American institution has opened hearts and doors for LGBTQ youth from coast to coast.
Matt Baume
6.2.17
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, drag activism has reached a fever pitch.
Matt Baume
5.17.17
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
4.24.17
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