Stories by Jesse Bering

Jesse Bering, Ph.D., is the author of The Belief Instinct and Why Is the Penis Shaped Like That? His writing and research have appeared in Slate, Scientific American, New York magazine, Cosmoplitan, The Guardian, and The New Republic, among other publications, and have been featured by NPR, Playboy Radio, and more.    subscribe to Jesse Bering's feed

Posted on: Oct 9, 2013, Source: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Scientific American

Deviant sex, almost by definition, is bound to gross out more people than normal sex—but disgust doesn’t justify hatred.