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No shock that Parisians are the most poetic.

Sexual euphemisms are used for various reasons — sometimes playfully, sometimes to slightly obfuscate what is being discussed, and sometimes because the technically correct language is a bit of a turn-off (there are few words less sexy than “engorged”).

A lot of…

Why the apps are getting more serious.

By pretty much all accounts, it’s bound to be a horny summer. Widespread vaccination access in the U.S. …

On solo sex and productivity.

The 3 pm slump is a familiar conundrum: After however-many-hours spent clacking away at a computer, once your lunch is all good and digested, there’s an inevitable down-trend in your productivity. Your eyes glaze over; a nap sounds good. Maybe you should have a snack…

It’s rarely just about sex.

Every person, in one way or another, has experienced the dreadful experience of becoming acquainted with the consequence of their actions. So why do some people keep doing the very thing that came back to (perhaps literally) slap them in the face? …

The pros and cons of tech turned intimate.

The more our technology advances, the more it earns a place of intimacy in the lives of humans. Your phone shows you ads for the things you want before you know you want them, voice assistants await any question you may ask…

The landscape before, during, and after Stonewall.

In 2021, a gay bar is hardly a niche venue. Quite the opposite: Most folks will tell you that dedicated queer nightlife venues have a notable reputation for particularly raucous and lively environs — or rather, for being a damn good time. However…

A few keys to making consensual non-monogamy successful.

Monogamy is the preferred M.O. for most people in relationships, right? Well, not exactly. Research conducted by social psychologist Dr. Justin Lehmiller revealed that one of the most common things that people in the United States fantasize about is being in an…

Whether it’s in the back seat, the front seat, on the hood or up against the side, car sex looks pretty damn easy in the movies. In real life, however, the logistics of it are far less glamorous, and — let’s be honest — often just plain awkward.

But don’t…

Interrogating the whole “caught in the act” act.

Sex on-screen hasn’t always been a nuanced enterprise. In fact, the very nature of cinematic sex has evolved in a myriad of dramatic, varied ways throughout the last two decades, alone. But for all the recent variety in on-screen intercourse — from…

The science behind going al fresco.

Nothing against sex in private places — surely we’re all aligned on that front — but quasi-public intercourse has long had a distinct appeal. …

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