The Exhausting Work of LGBTQ Code-Switching
Queer, trans, and non-binary people have to do the extra work of changing how they speak, act and express themselves in everyday spaces.
These Bears Can Mimic Faces Like Humans and Apes
Sun bears show social intelligence by copying the open-mouthed expressions of their playmates.
Replacing Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Could Reduce Sexual Violence
Teens who receive comprehensive sex education before college have a lower risk of being sexually assaulted.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
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Why Long Phone Conversations Are Necessary to My Happiness
A phone call is a remarkably contained experience between two people in a world that otherwise demands we share everything.
Doctors and Emergency Workers Tell Us About the Toll of Treating Gunshot Victims
After the NRA told doctors to stay in their lane on gun control, many spoke out about the visceral results of gun violence.
How I Made Consensual Non-Monogamy Work
My girlfriend was the one interested in the idea of being open; I was duly terrified at the prospect. I asked for a six-month freeze on the non-monogamy plan—which turned out to be exactly what I needed.
This Is When I Realized I Had to Cut Ties With My Mother
The "last-straw incident" describes the moment of clarity people have when they know a relationship needs to end.
How to Talk About Sex with a New Partner, According to Porn Stars
Communication is key.
Dating With Bipolar Can Be an Exhausting Cycle of Intensity and Bailing
Here's how to not let it get in the way of your relationships.
Arin Ray Makes Arguments Feel Like Poetry in the Video for "Damn"
The Cincinnati native is blending R&B, hip-hop, and jazz on his debut album 'Platinum Fire.'
Scientists Want to Punch Holes in Clouds With Ultra-Hot Lasers from Space
The satellite laser communication revolution is just around the corner, but it has one especially obstinate foe—overcast weather.
How to Behave
Barbie Ferreira Learns How to Talk Dirty
In this episode of "How to Behave," Barbie consults a dirty talk instructor and a women's sexual health expert to learn how to talk about sex.