intimacy

sex work

I Did Sex Work to Make Money—and Find Real Intimacy With Men

One in eight trans women have done sex work as a source of income; one in five, for food or shelter. Some of us have looked for real human connection there, too.
Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard
5.9.19
Broadly

I Stopped Trying to Make Sex a Performance and Started Loving Myself

I wonder what it would be like to just be natural, without pretending to be your “best,” “hottest” self to a partner.
Aluna Francis
3.29.19
Sex

My Secret Life as a Phone Sex Operator

A phone sex operator explains how sexual fantasies are limitless when explored over the phone.
Broadly Staff
2.4.19
Health

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.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
10.18.18
woman seeing woman

Radically Intimate Photos of Parenthood

In spite of the world’s cruelties, the Israeli-born photographer Elinor Carucci chooses love.
Elyssa Goodman
8.9.18
friendship

Instagram DMs Are an Antidote to the Difficulties of Adult Friendships

In these conversations, I feel like we’re keeping the friendship alive, finding ways to fit moments of connection into our weird, sprawling, digital-and-not-digital lives.
Larissa Pham
7.20.18
relationships

This Is Why People Cheat

Here’s where to start if you’re dealing with infidelity.
Gery Karantzas
7.18.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

Photos of Young Brazilians Capturing Themselves on Social Media

Photographer Larissa Zaidan took portraits of men and woman on Instagram and off
Larissa Zaidan
6.20.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

Photos That Show That Ambiguous Space Between Friendship and Sex

Filmmaker and Photographer Matt Lambert explores sexual pluralism in his beautiful images
Matt Lambert
6.20.18
Broadly

Stunning Photos That Show the Intimacy of Undressing

Photographer Alex Thebez's two series here, "A Handful of Unfulfilled Wishes" and "Undressed," both address the ambiguity and fluidity of our identities, on the internet and off of it.
Alex Thebez
6.18.18
Broadly

Photos of Young Brazilians Capturing Themselves on Social Media

Photographer Larissa Zaidan took portraits of men and women on Instagram and off.
Larissa Zaidan
6.18.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

These Photos Show That Ambiguous Space Between Friendship and Sex

Filmmaker and photographer Matt Lambert explores sexual pluralism in beautiful images.
Matt Lambert
6.18.18
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