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Once and For All, Are Bi Guys Liars?

Outdated stigmas make it harder for men to identify as anything other than straight or gay.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
2.8.17
Health

The Scientific and Personal Benefits of Masturbating

The world urgently needs good data about what happens to your body and brain when you jack it. But what little psychological study there's been suggests it might ease anxiety and fertilize (as it were) your imagination.
Mike Pearl
1.19.17
Sex

How to Know When You're Masturbating Too Much

A historian, a doctor, and a sex therapist talk about what we talk about when we talk about masturbation.
Drew Millard
7.11.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Half of Young People in the UK Say They're Not Completely Straight

Forty-three percent of 18- to 24-year-olds in the UK said they were somewhere between totally gay and totally straight.
Amelia Abraham
8.17.15
Stuff

Why Is Incest Porn So Popular?

There's been an increase in the consumption of porn in which the actors pretend to be related, but is incest really what the fans want, or do they just crave something more outrageous than the last thing they saw?
Gareth May
2.25.15
NSFW

Science or Art: Which Can Tell You More About Your Sex Life?

A new exhibition at the UK's Wellcome Collection juxtaposes the research of sexologists with X-rated art in order to ask if science or art has more to say about the beast with two backs.
Rachel Segal Hamilton
11.17.14
Motherboard Blog

Future Sex: The Kinsey Institute Is Crowdsourcing Sex Research

I’m sure I’m not alone in the experience of clicking on an exciting headline outlining a new study on human sexuality, only to delve into the study’s sample and find it’s not so comprehensive. It’s sensational to read a report that 55% of people...
Kelly Bourdet
9.13.12