Stories by Liz Langley

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Posted on: Apr 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Fuzzy dinosaurs, coral with herpes, an autism gene? Here's a few stories you may have missed.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Easy access to porn is blamed for everything from a decrease in male desire to poor body image in women. But are there social upsides?

Posted on: Dec 28, 2011, Source: SeXis Magazine

Both rejection and over-the-top attention from an interested party are tough. Here's how to pick up on important social cues.

Posted on: Oct 20, 2011, Source: Verso

What do we see in some people and not in others? More importantly, why can’t everyone see how great we are and fall for us right this minute?

Posted on: Aug 11, 2011, Source: SeXis Magazine

Examining how and why love cycles affect the brain (and our loves).

Posted on: Jul 5, 2011, Source: AlterNet

There are a variety of reasons for women to fake orgasms. How can both partners have a more satisfying, honest sexual experience?

Posted on: May 1, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Women feel greater guilt about looking at porn than do men. Why are they primed to feel bad about pleasure?

Posted on: Jan 19, 2011, Source: AlterNet

A new study reveals the somewhat surprising information that older women are more likely to have sex on a first date than younger ones. Why?

Posted on: Dec 2, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Nearly 40 percent of Americans think marriage is becoming obsolete. Are they right? Or is marriage just undergoing some significant changes?

Posted on: Nov 29, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Why is fur OK but not meat, or meat OK but not fur? One researcher has found some answers.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2010, Source: SeXis Magazine

Sexual role-play can provide a creative adventure that liberates people from real-world stress and gives their real sex lives a boost.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2010, Source: SeXis Magazine

We've all had fantasies linked to oral pleasures. Now, increasing numbers of people are making those fantasies central to their sexual experience.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2010, Source: SeXis Magazine

How would you like to work at a place that celebrates sexuality?

Posted on: Jul 19, 2010, Source: MyPleasure.Com

Nudism can be liberating and fun. Here are some tips for the budding naturist.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2010, Source: AlterNet

We women are smart enough to know that a wedding ring won’t make us happy any more than a white dress will make us a virgin.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The Texas Board of Ed voted to change the state's textbooks to be more reflective of conservative ideology. Here's a few more ideas for them.

Posted on: Mar 8, 2010, Source: AlterNet

What happens to all those chimps who've endured hell for our benefit? The lucky few get to retire to their own private island in Florida.

Posted on: Mar 8, 2010, Source: SeXis Magazine

Within seven years of its introduction 12.5 million women across the world were taking the pill. Forty years later, it was 100 million. It changed our world forever.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Calendars and videos featuring scantily clad Mormons are helping redefine images of the Latter Day Saints -- but not everyone in the Church is happy.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Looking at crap and calling it candy has become a growth industry. But experts say there are better ways to deal with crisis.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2009, Source: SeXis Magazine

The weaving of assertive sexuality and assertive spirituality is bizarre, untried terrain. Is it hypocritical for Christians to flaunt their assets in a flirtatious way?

Posted on: Nov 18, 2009, Source: Liz Langley's Blog

It's rare a story about banning gay marriage actually has a silver lining.

Posted on: Nov 9, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Wanting kids isn't just the social norm, it's said to be a biological imperative, the only supposed "duh" of evolution. But yet, some of us choose not to -- and for good reason.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2009, Source: AlterNet

We use enough deodorizers to ensure that we don't smell remotely organic, and yet we can't even keep our own heinies clean? What's a first-world country to do?

Posted on: Jul 31, 2009, Source: Liz Langley's Blog

Here's the plug: "The average woman in America is a size 14. The average woman on a reality show is a size 2. This is reality?"

Posted on: Jul 28, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Once considered shameful, the vibrator has become a common part of most people's sex lives. Turns out we like sexual pleasure.

Posted on: Jul 20, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Nudism might be a marginalized lifestyle today, but eons ago it was all the rage. And no wonder: public nudity is natural, healthy and fun.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2009, Source: Liz Langley's Blog

The Best Sex Writing 2009 covers everything from virginity pledges to orgasming after a spinal chord injury.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The truth is, everyone can use some adult sex education.

Posted on: Feb 12, 2009, Source: AlterNet

From pedal-powered sex toy delivery services to recycling vibrators, the adult industry has actually made going green sexy.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2009, Source: AlterNet

First off, let's make sure some religious group doesn't buy it and decide to keep it intact forever.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Americans' embrace of the Obamas and other intelligent public figures may be part of a much-needed cultural shift.

Posted on: Jan 2, 2009, Source: Orlando Weekly

One couple have built a business helping people deal with the very messy reality of death by cleaning up after murders, suicides and the like.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2008, Source: Alice the Goon

We all need a little sex-ed -- despite what the abstinence-only crown thinks.

Posted on: Aug 5, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Porn editor Dian Hanson on art and porn, censorship, the mainstreaming of pornography and her experience as a woman working in adult entertainment.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2006, Source: AlterNet

In the name of peace, find a partner -- or find yourself -- and have an orgasm. Just don't fake it.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2006, Source: AlterNet

A German study reports that women's sexual desire for their partners dwindles with time. What's a monogamous gal to do?

Posted on: Jun 1, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Sometimes you don't need someone to go to the movies with; you need someone who inspires you to make a movie of your own.

Posted on: May 18, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The 71-year-old owner of the World Erotic Art Museum can teach us a thing or two about the aesthetic of racy art.