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Saving Sex From the Dumpster: A Decade as the Curator of the Museum of Sex

Sarah Forbes | Posted 04.05.2016 | Queer Voices
Sarah Forbes

It was one collection in particular that taught me how important it was to be an advocate and ally in the saving of the history of sex.

7 'Modern' Inventions That Are Actually WAY Older Than You Think

Posted 09.05.2015 | Technology

There are some historical facts you just know without having to fire up your smartphone. Ice cream? Clearly came after refrigeration. The digital came...

Cara Santa Maria

The Strange History Of The Condom | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 11.08.2012 | Science

The condom protects us from infection and unwanted pregnancy, and it has reshaped the history of sex across the world. Studying its strange past can t...

11 Of The Most Outrageous Cases Of Sex Being Criminalized Throughout History

Eric Berkowitz | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Eric Berkowitz

I would be glad if, after reading my book, people paused before they condemned others for their sexual behavior. Of course, violence and abuse of power are always wrong, but we must realize that we all have inherited attitudes and morals that are, at bottom, arbitrary.

11 Ways You Could Be Punished For Having Sex

Eric Berkowitz | Posted 07.04.2012 | Books
Eric Berkowitz

Given that sex and power politics often intersect, the history of sex law illuminates many of today's hot-button issues.

Einstein's Favorite Condom?

YourTango | Posted 06.26.2012 | Weird News

Condoms have been around hundreds of years, but they've really made advances in the last few decades. Your Tango recently analyzed the best and tri...

5 Ridiculous Sex Myths From History (You Probably Believe) | Posted 02.12.2012 | Weird News

Since the sexual revolution of the '60s, we tend to think that sexuality from the Baby Boomers back to the beginning of time was a long history of rep...

Celebrities Need To Shut Up About Their Sex Lives

David Wygant | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Wygant

Hollywood's gone from diet-itis, to baby-itis, and now sex-itis. What's next? Will Tom Cruise admit that he never had sex with Katie Holmes, and that baby Suri was artificially inseminated by Scientology sperm?