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Why Gay Men Often Fetishize Straight Men

‘Straight Guys’ was the most-viewed category on Pornhub’s gay site in 2018. Here are some expert theories on why.


Pedophiles Can't be 'Cured,' and It's Dangerous to Suggest They Can

A recently published paper claiming pedophiles can be cured does a disservice to people who need treatment.


We Looked Into the Claim That the US is in a 'Sex Recession'

It could actually be that we're in the midst of a sexual revolution.


Psychology’s Short-Lived Experiment With Nude Psychotherapy

Getting naked in therapy sessions was considered part of a search for authenticity.


These Are Some of the Most Unusual Ways People Say They've Achieved Orgasm

The answers ranged from swimming to riding a horse to getting a tattoo.


The Emotional Impact of Having Sex With an Ex Isn't Always Bad

Hookups between former partners are surprisingly common, according to a new study.


Being Good in Bed Is Tied to an Unexpected Personality Trait

People who rate high in conscientiousness have fewer sexual problems and more satisfying sex lives, according to a new study.


Young People Don't Want Casual Things Out of Casual Sex

A new study shows that men and women want more out of a one-night stand than the idea suggests.


Penises Shrink With Age

And other dick size data you may or may not want to know.


Most People Want to Change Who Initiates Sex in Their Relationship

These are the most effective ways you or your partner can take the lead.


Monogamy May Be Even More Difficult For Women Than it Is For Men

Experts are challenging long-held ideas about gender and fidelity.


We Fantasize About Our Romantic Partners More Than Anyone Else

By contrast, fewer than one in ten people say they fantasize frequently about celebrities, porn stars, politicians, or other famous people.