Sexy Mormons, the Joy of Vibrators and Sticking it to Puritans: 10 of Liz Langley's Best Pieces
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From the history of sex toys, to the joys of nudism; from Mormon sex pots, to the 9 best retorts to pushy questions about not having kids, sex and relationships writer Liz Langley writes smart commentary about the political and social ramifications of sexuality. Langley also writes on a variety of other topics, including Americans' forced optimism and an eco-friendly way to keep ourselves clean. Langley's writing has been among the most popular content on AlterNet. Check out Liz Langley's blog here, and her 10 most popular stories of 2009 below.
Calendars and videos featuring scantily clad Mormons are helping redefine images of the Latter Day Saints -- but not everyone in the Church is happy.
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.
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?
Once considered shameful, the vibrator has become a common part of most people's sex lives. Turns out we like sexual pleasure.
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.
The truth is, everyone can use some adult sex education.
From pedal-powered sex toy delivery services to recycling vibrators, the adult industry has actually made going green sexy.
First off, let's make sure some religious group doesn't buy it and decide to keep it intact forever.
Americans' embrace of the Obamas and other intelligent public figures may be part of a much-needed cultural shift.
The Best Sex Writing 2009 covers everything from virginity pledges to orgasming after a spinal chord injury.