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The 7 Best Sex Positions For Women, As Illustrated In Latte Art

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 12.05.2016 | Divorce

If you’re tired of the same old vanilla sex positions, the latte art in the video above is sure to be a treat. In a genius move, the folks over at ...

Undetectable: Fear, Filters And Grindr

Alex Garner | Posted 10.24.2016 | Queer Voices
Alex Garner

This epidemic over 35 years old. It's our history, our culture, and our politics. It is incidental to our lives. Living in fear is agonizing and exhausting. No one should have to live that way. We can do better for our community.

How X-Rated Feminist Art Came Into Power (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.15.2016 | Arts

Warning: This article contains explicit imagery. If you don’t like it, leave! The year was 1993. Artist Ellen Cantor, then 32 years old, curated t...

Sex-Positive Art Will Make Your Brain Spin And Body Tingle (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.24.2016 | Arts

Warning: This post contains nudity and is not suitable for work environments. The first time artist and sex educator Zoe Ligon watched porn, it was ...

Sex Workers Open Up About What Their Lives Are Really Like

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.29.2016 | Queer Voices

A powerful new video is bringing together a group of sex workers to have an open, honest and candid conversation about the stereotypes they constantly...

A Look At The Promiscuity 'Culture War' In The Gay Community

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Though the LGBT community proudly achieved federal marriage equality in late June, public opinion still varies on those enjoying the single life, even...

Is the Sexual Healing Movement the New Sexual Revolution?

Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T.

The entire sexual recovery movement and growing number of therapists and centers devoted to sexual healing is at the forefront of a new wave of sexual liberation.

Why a Female-Founded Sex Toy Company Hopes to Change the Way We View the Orgasm

Zoe Eisenberg | Posted 06.09.2015 | Women
Zoe Eisenberg

When 26-year-old Alex Fine was fired from her job at a skincare company, she took it as a sign to flesh out an idea that had been rolling around in the back of her mind: founding a female-centric sex toy company that would change the way society talks about sex.

Why I Write About Sex

Rachel Hills | Posted 06.08.2015 | Women
Rachel Hills

I used to be intimidated by people who wrote about sex, even long after I started writing about it myself. The irony, of course, is that people now think the same thing about me. That because I write about sex, I must be particularly sexual. To which my internal response is: "No. You don't get me at all."

Pop Quiz: Is This A Sex Toy Or Not?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Put on your thinking cap. Queer YouTube sensation Arielle Scarcella is back with another vlog that brilliantly treads the line between humor and ed...

This Queer Collective Is Revolutionizing Sex (VIDEO)

Emerson Whitney | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Emerson Whitney

"It all started because I wanted a silicone 'pack and play,'" said Chelsea Downs, co-founder of the New York Toy Collective, a group that hand-makes a...

How Belle Knox Reveals Our Bipartisan Sexual Authoritarianism

Cathy Reisenwitz | Posted 06.29.2014 | Women
Cathy Reisenwitz

The sad truth is that both writers at National Review and The Nation share an idealized, fairy-tale conception sex -- though, of course, the details differ -- along with a ruthless impulse to shame and stigmatize the men and women who deviate from their scripts.

The Perfect Threesome? Porn, Patriarchy and Capitalism

Jennifer Ketcham | Posted 04.29.2014 | Women
Jennifer Ketcham

Just like the price tag on her education, patriarchal capitalism and free market principles determine the price tag on her body.

Sex: A Perspective From the Bench

Literally, Darling | Posted 04.13.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

Frankly, sex was terrifying to me. I mean who thought to put that there? Exchanging bodily fluids seemed gross and fraught with STD and HIV perils. People willingly have sex, which requires an enormous amount of vulnerability, and they don't run background checks on people?

I'm Sex-Positive, and Most People in Chicago Have No Idea What That Means

Eric Barry | Posted 04.08.2014 | Chicago
Eric Barry

Being sex-positive doesn't just inform our own personal relationships. It's an attitude that sexuality, in its many forms, is an innate part of who we are as humans.

Remembering Sex Workers Who Were Murdered In 2013 And Fighting To Make Sex Work Safe

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

On Dec. 17, individuals around the world came together to remember and honor the lives of those in the sex work industry who have lost their lives to ...

What These Stunning Photos Can Teach Us About 'Sexy'

Posted 06.24.2013 | Women

Constance and Eric, a married couple based in Brooklyn, estimate that they have photographed over 140 people having sex -- as part of their full-time ...

Masturbation Is Not A Dirty Word

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

Having been brought up in the very religious Deep South, I long thought that even dry humping could get you pregnant. And certainly no one taught me about masturbation. But is this really the way we want to handle human sexuality? Why is sex so taboo?

An Ethical Slut

Robert Levithan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Robert Levithan

I love sex, but I've found that talking openly about my active sex life bothers many readers. Acknowledging an active sex life is tantamount to saying "I am a slut" in our puritanical culture. Frankly, I am over this repressed point of view.

BREAKING: More Straight Americans Than Gay Americans Having 'Gay Sex'

Noah Michelson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Noah Michelson

Right-wing and evangelical pundits are ignoring one little thing: If we consider that, at the very least, straight Americans outnumber queer Americans 10 to 1, then there are many, many more straight people in this country having "gay sex" than there are gay people having it.

What Not to Do at Work

JJ Keith | Posted 07.29.2012 | Women
JJ Keith

I chose to move to Portland when I was twenty because that's where my favorite band, Sleater-Kinney lived. That tells you everything you need to know ...

Stop Being Such a Girl

Vanessa Pinto | Posted 05.08.2012 | San Francisco
Vanessa Pinto

Sugar, spice and everything nice is what little girls are made of. So, what are little boys made of?

Help in a HandBasket

Vanessa Pinto | Posted 04.09.2012 | San Francisco
Vanessa Pinto

Trans people have it rougher than most. While we are making gains towards tolerance, it is still very slow in coming. Today, I want to talk about sex and transgender folks.

It's Funny Because It's True...

Vanessa Pinto | Posted 04.01.2012 | San Francisco
Vanessa Pinto

One of my favorite things to do is watch stand-up comedy -- especially when it's funny because it's true. And in S.F., there's a woman named Dixie De La Tour who feels the same way about real life stories as they relate to sex and gender.

To Touch or Not to Touch

Vanessa Pinto | Posted 03.25.2012 | San Francisco
Vanessa Pinto

Have you ever heard the term sex-positivity? Prior to moving to San Francisco, I had never heard it before. In fact, most people don't actually talk about sex a whole lot.