articles tagged: sexuality
world of weird things podcast: the weird world of sex
# podcast

world of weird things podcast: the weird world of sex

Social mores turned sex into a taboo topic, creating huge gaps in popular knowledge of one of the most important parts of our lives. But now, science is stepping up to provide answers.

researchers ask how to find happiness when you’re being tied up
# sex

researchers ask how to find happiness when you’re being tied up

A new study about BDSM practitioners confirms they’re generally happier with their sex lives and relationships. But there’s a twist. Not all of them are equally satisfied.

world of weird things podcast: is technology ruining millennials’ sex lives?
# podcast

world of weird things podcast: is technology ruining millennials’ sex lives?

Millennials are suffering from what’s been called “the sex recession,” and a number of researchers and pundits have been blaming technology. They might not be completely off base for a change...

the “dark intellectual web” takes on the millennial sex recession
# politics

the “dark intellectual web” takes on the millennial sex recession

In their fight against postmodernism, the so-called dark web intellectuals managed to create its regressive parallel universe clone.

why sex robots won’t satisfy incels
# tech

why sex robots won’t satisfy incels

What do sex workers, psychologists, and engineers think about futurists' and pundits' ideas of sci-fi style robot brothels to help angry celibate men?

the old fogey squad initiates a new member
# sex

the old fogey squad initiates a new member

Philip Zimbardo is trying to make a career warning men about the crisis of masculinity (he can't define in concrete terms) caused by porn addiction (he cherry-picked into existence).

it’s great to be sex-positive. just don’t get carried away with it…
# sex

it’s great to be sex-positive. just don’t get carried away with it…

A number of sex positive communities are confusing a healthy attitude about sex and sexuality with more and kinkier sex, and shaming those who aren't as adventurous.

the twisted politics of recursive sexual frustration
# sex

the twisted politics of recursive sexual frustration

For what it's worth, America is far from the only country where sex and sexual health aren't treated with the cultural and political equivalent of schizophrenia.

the quixotic battle of abstinence only zealots
# sex

the quixotic battle of abstinence only zealots

California declined federal funds to teach abstinence-only sex ed. The result? Teen pregnancies are down to their lowest level ever.

why women are starting to pay for sex
# sex

why women are starting to pay for sex

Wealthier, more confident women are, surprisingly to many men, paying for sex with professionals.

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