One Night Stand


My First One Night Stand Was So Bad, I Almost Gave Up On Casual Sex

Just because casual sex isn't great the first time, it doesn't mean you should stop trying, says sex YouTuber Florence Barkway.
Florence Barkway
My First Time

I Cheated on My Boyfriend and Got Pregnant—and the Guilt Almost Destroyed Me

After I cheated on my boyfriend with a classmate, I found out I was pregnant—and wasn't sure whose it was. But even worse than the unwanted pregnancy, I was surprised to learn, was the guilt.
Charlie Stone

How to Have a One Night Stand Without Being an Asshole

According to experts.
Anna Goldfarb
Movies of 1997

'Eve's Bayou' and 'One Night Stand’ Took Big Risks in 1997

Both films come from the minds of exceptional filmmakers and boast some bold storytelling.
Jason Bailey

People Tell Us About Their Worst Summer Flings

For those of you winding down summer flings this month, beware: it can get messy. Or worse yet, turn into a relationship.
Jesse Donaldson
Indie Gaming

‘One Night Stand’ Highlights the Awkwardness of Sex, Rather Than the Act Itself

Lucy Blundell’s depiction of a post-hookup hangover expertly captures the anxiety of real-world "what just happened" morning afters.
Kate Gray

How to Bio-Hack Your Brain to Have Sex Without Getting Emotionally Attached

Scientists have isolated the hormones and brain structures that may be responsible for romantic attachment. Is it possible to manipulate them to have sex without all those annoying post-coital feelings?
Sirin Kale

People Tell Us About Their Most Awkward Post Hookup Run-Ins

"I found out later he gave me chlamydia. I saw him a month later when he skated past me. I freaked out. He shakka-ed me and skated on."
Beatrice Hazlehurst

This Is What It Feels Like to Have Genital Herpes as a Young Woman

This week the World Health Organization published figures showing that two-thirds of the world's population under 50—that's 3.7 billion people—have the herpes virus. That's most of your friends and probably you.

How to Have One-Night Stands in Your Twenties

It's probably not going to be 100 percent dignified, but there are steps you can take to avoid it being incredibly awkward.
VICE Staff

Blue Cheese Burgers Are Better Than a One-Night Stand

Sure, there might be nothing as good and nostalgic as a rubbery slice of Kraft American Singles (seriously, no judgment here), but let's talk about upping the game a little, shall we? Let's talk about the blue cheese burger.
Charlotte Kamin

A Woman Faked Having a Baby to Keep Her One-Night Stand Around

​Charmaine Wilson created a fake birth certificate, a fraudulent DNA test, and then "borrowed" a toddler from a friend in order to convince some guy she had slept with once to stay with her.
Arielle Pardes