Sexuality

Art

Sarah Lucas's Perverse, Feminist Art Is Vital in the #MeToo Era

Her crass, daring work resonates as a funny exploration of gender in an especially unfunny time for women.
Claire Voon
9.25.18
Comics!

'A History of Sexuality,' Today's Comic by Sami Alwani

A man questions his ability to fall in love in this abstract comic.
Sami Alwani
9.14.18
SEX

I Was a Jealous Partner Until I Went on a Swingers Vacation

If you told me a year ago that I'd watch my husband get a blowjob from a stranger and not feel jealous, I'd have laughed in your face.
Erica Garza
8.31.18
Art

This Artist’s Neon Erotica Is Metal (and NSFW) as Hell

L.A. artist Kristen Liu-Wong paints beautiful scenes of bong-smoking, kinky warrior-queens.
Kara Weisenstein
8.13.18
Social Media

I Posted My Own Nudes on Instagram Before My Ex Could

"If anyone was going to be posting my naked photos​, it was going to be me, and I was going to get paid for it."
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
7.24.18
MASTURBATION

Men Shouldn't Be Ashamed of Beating Off with Sex Toys

Sales of masturbation sleeves are on the rise. So why does the stigma persist?
Zoe Ligon
6.21.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

As a Trans Woman, Our Obsession With Labels Feels Limiting—Not Liberating

I’m trans, HIV positive, and I don’t seek to fit into a single gender binary. But my simple desire to land a date on a dating app is often lost in the terms I'm expected to use.
Juno Roche
6.20.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

The Subversive Sexual Power Found in Erotic Fandom Forums

For young women on fandom forums, the freedom to profess subversive attractions online means becoming agents of their own sexual journeys.
Rebecca Liu
6.20.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

Photos that Challenge How We Use Clothing as Markers of Identity

Lagos based artist Noma Osula uses wigs to make his models anonymous and challenge how we perceive them
Noma Osula
6.20.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

The Affirming—But Bittersweet—Experience of Watching YouTube Coming Videos

I expected the clips from LGBTQ vloggers to be too earnest and saccharine, but I fell down the wormhole anyway.
Amelia Abraham
6.20.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

For Women Who Wear Hijab, Finstas Can Be a Space to Let Loose Online

By the time private accounts with curated followers became mainstream, they were old news to me. I knew many women who wore hijabs who would set their Instagram profiles to private, write “WOMEN ONLY” in their bios, and post pictures with their hair down.
Najma Sharif
6.20.18
LGBTQ

How to Experiment with Bisexuality Without Being a Jerk

Women are getting more comfortable coming out as bi, but there's a way to explore without acting like a newbie.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
6.14.18