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Posted on: Jan 6, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The idea that women are so fragile that a bad one-night stand leaves them scarred is destructive.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2010, Source: Ms. Blog

There’s a way to debate commercial sex while respecting the industry’s laborers. Here are some suggestions.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Casual sex is often presented as damaging. But it could be a good path to discovering important things about your sexuality.

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

Pop culture has condemned men who use sex dolls as icky weirdos. But do they get an unfair rap?

Posted on: Apr 19, 2010, Source: SeXis Magazine

Just because it’s not talked about doesn’t mean it’s not happening: Women, like men, are paying for sex. Here's why.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2009, Source: The Rumpus Sex Section

Here's a handy guide to help navigate the wealth of sex work-centric films Hollywood has to offer.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2008, Source: $pread Magazine

What's defined as healthy sexuality in this country is narrowly defined and schizophrenic -- and the government should not have final say.