Sex positivity

Illustration

A Paraguayan Artist Illustrates a Positive Portrait of Female Sexuality

The women Regina Rivas brings to life aren’t afraid of their bodies.
Eva Recinos
7.28.17
porn

Sex-Positive Porn Director Wants Us to Ask, “Who Makes My Porn?”

Feminist porn pioneer Erika Lust strives to empower women with her empowering smut.
Dyllan Furness
7.26.17
Sex

Legendary Sex Educators Staged a Free Sidewalk Sex Clinic in Athens

Annie Sprinkle and Elizabeth Stephens facilitate spontaneous sex talks on the streets of Athens.
Maya-Roisin Slater
5.16.17
Stuff

Desus and Mero Get to the Bottom of Alien Sex

The VICELAND hosts invited adult film star Janice Griffith to talk about sex positivity, porn, sex toys, and, yes, alien fetishes.
Sarah Bellman
11.17.16
first-person shooter

Photos of Artisanal Dildos at a Sexual Health Expo

In this installment of First-Person Shooter, we gave some disposable cameras to sex toy shop owner Zoë Ligon before she attended a sexual health expo in Brooklyn.
Julian Master
10.15.16
NSFW

The Art of Turning Porn into Beautiful Collages

Zoe Ligon's collage work transforms disposable mass-produced porn into surreal artifacts.
Elizabeth Renstrom
8.19.16
Stuff

The Beauty and Splendor of Being a Slut

I would estimate that I've slept with up to 3,500 men. But sex, whether at random or not, always represents a human connection—and that can always be beautiful.
Jeff Leavell
7.25.16
Stuff

STIs, Shame, and the Sabbath: What It’s Like to Learn About Sex as an Orthodox Jew

Modern Orthodox children aren't as sheltered from secular life the way some more strict Jewish denominations are, but talking about sex is still taboo, and can leave some kids confused—I know I was.
Jackson Krule
2.28.16
Stuff

A Toronto Club Hosted a Sex Party for the Disabled and It Was 'Awesome'

Just don't call it an "orgy."
Jake Kivanc
8.17.15
Stuff

Is This Weird, Controversial 'Sex Positivity for Kids' Video Really That Bad?

French artists Fannie Sosa and Poussy Draama want to break down sexual repression early, believing that that will combat rape culture and promote consent.
Deborah Coughlin
12.19.14
the hidden language

The Hidden Language of Kinksters

Kevin Allison, host of the Risk! podcast and member of comedy troupe The State, explains the meaning and origin behind the slang terms of the kink sex community.
Nat Towsen
5.12.14