Lube Is Not the Enemy

Sometimes a friction-reducing sexual aid is just a friction-reducing sexual aid.

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The Free PrEP Program Is Here

It won't end the HIV epidemic, but it will likely give many uninsured people access to a potentially lifesaving HIV-prevention medicine.

If You Like the Sext You Just Got, Please Say So!!!

Someone sends you a nude. You think it's hot. Say, "Hot." That's it.


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The First Openly Married Couple to Work at a Legal Brothel

VICE meets two married women who work as sex workers at the same brothel.

My Secret Life as a Phone Sex Operator

Since there have been telephones, there’s also been phone sex. We asked a phone sex operator to break down some of her secrets when it comes to building the perfect fantasy.

I Went Sex Toy Shopping in India

In a country where sex toys are largely taboo and closely regulated, we set out to meet the folks who buy and sell them—from a street vendor to a group of everyday, sex-positive women.


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I'm HIV-Positive. My Partner Is Negative. This Is How We Have Sex

"One thing that really has been intimate about our respective statuses is that, versus a lot of other relationships, we’re more actively involved with each other’s holistic health."

How to Support Your Partner of Color at Your White Family's Holiday Gathering

Hitch up those antiracist culottes, Melissa! You've got some work to do.

It's Never a Bad Day to Not Text Back

Try it today, love.

Sexual Health

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1 in 16 Women Report Their First 'Sexual' Experiences Were Rape or Assault

Extrapolated to the whole U.S. population, this would mean 3.3 million women have experienced "forced sexual initiation."

Remember Crabs? Turns Out They Didn't Disappear Along With Our Pubes

When pubic hair became less fashionable, so did talking about crabs—but they're just as common as they've ever been.

Please Stop Putting Garlic in Your Vaginas, OB/GYN Begs

Congratulations, you’ve turned your most sensitive orifice into Gilroy, California for ABSOLUTELY NO REASON—according to Dr. Jennifer Gunter.


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Allow a Child of Divorce to Explain 'Marriage Story' to You

I can only imagine the film's nuances are simply lost on people whose parents are still, somehow, together.

How to Get Your Friend Who Owes You Money to Finally Pay You Back

We asked a bounty hunter how to track down and extract payment from your crappy ex-roommate.

Sex Work

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Ayanna Pressley Just Called for Decriminalizing Sex Work

On Thursday, the congresswoman introduced a landmark criminal justice resolution that did not ignore sex workers' needs.

Massage Parlors with 'Happy Endings' Give These Sex Workers a Decent Living

Often portrayed as hotbeds of human trafficking, workers, owners, and activists say these places can be a safe and reliable option for immigrants.

A Hacker Stole 250K User Account Details from a Dutch Sex Work Site

By exposing a vulnerability in forum software, a hacker accessed 250,000 user details—including information that could identify individuals.

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