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Sexual Revolution

When Did Feminism Become So Anti-Motherhood?

Joanna Hyatt | Posted 12.16.2016 | Women
Joanna Hyatt

It's not the kids who are at fault for "ruining" their mother's lives. You can instead thank a feminist movement that has failed women.

The Next Sexual Revolution: Why Today's Queer Teens Give Me Hope for the Future

Emily Pothast | Posted 03.30.2017 | Queer Voices
Emily Pothast

The implications of a generation of kids who feel empowered to explore their own identities and desires with openness and self-acceptance rather than repression and self-loathing are nothing short of revolutionary.

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.

Fifty Shades of Grey Hair: Yuppie Porn and Hippie Fantasies

Sabine Reichel | Posted 04.19.2015 | Fifty
Sabine Reichel

There is a big difference between seeing sex on screen, reading about it and doing it. The three are worlds apart, and it is a difficult task for filmmakers to shock or titillate with kinky sex when it's become something almost pedestrian and readily available on your iPhone.

What to Do About Single Parenthood

Barbara R. Bergmann | Posted 03.05.2015 | Politics
Barbara R. Bergmann

This means that a large segment of American children lead deprived and difficult lives, and their numbers are increasing. This is by no means a problem restricted to the minority community.

Scout Willis Goes Topless in Protest, We Ponder the Power of a Naked Nipple

Katie Tandy | Posted 08.03.2014 | Women
Katie Tandy

I guess what I'm wondering (in addition to the whole white privilege, famous daughter thing compounded by the conventionally "hot" body and a damn nice set of tits thing) is whether #freethenipple is really the way to actualize change.

Ms. in One Hand, Playboy in the Other: Celebrating LGBTQ Pride Season 50 Years After the Sexual Revolution

H. Adam Ackley, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
H. Adam Ackley, Ph.D.

As a child, I was raised by one parent who was a charter subscriber to Ms. magazine and spent weekends in the bachelor pad of another who collected (also from its first issue) Playboy. Perhaps it is no wonder then that today I am a professor of gender and sexuality studies,

Masters, Johnson and Me

Angela Bonavoglia | Posted 02.18.2014 | Entertainment
Angela Bonavoglia

The show is a brilliant trip down America's nightmare lane.

The Sexual Revolution Started in the Late Fifties in Paris with Two Movies and Two Big Movie Stars

Vicky Tiel | Posted 10.22.2013 | Style
Vicky Tiel

The Queen of the Sexual Revolution was Brigitte and women everywhere copied her hair, her makeup and her first bikini that she barely wore at Cannes and the hot pants she wore with boots on the streets of Paris.

Men Aren't Getting Off So Easy Anymore

Patrick Stephenson | Posted 10.08.2013 | Comedy
Patrick Stephenson

What is it that makes some men think that if a woman accepts their Facebook friend request, she's ready for Sexy time, Borat-style? Terminal optimism? An embrace of the precious moment? Does playing Whack-a-Mole with female sexuality allow some men to achieve the Power of Now?

The Erotic Republic of Iran? Not Really

Holly Dagres | Posted 08.03.2013 | World
Holly Dagres

Why is it such a surprise that a sexual revolution exists amidst the "Ayatollahs, religious fanaticism, veiled women" in Iran? Did Orientalism get in the way of depicting the people of the Islamic Republic as progressive in the realm of sexuality?

Want To Get Married? Don't Sleep With Him On the First Date!

Bree Maresca-Kramer | Posted 07.21.2013 | Style
Bree Maresca-Kramer

You read it correctly, do not have sex with him. Although this may sound like a throwback to our great-grandmother's generation, the wisdom in this simple philosophy is profound.

Gale Force Winds of History Hit Mad Men, Which Still Finds the Time for Some Obvious Practical Lessons

William Bradley | Posted 06.15.2013 | Entertainment
William Bradley

This was a workmanlike episode, Mad Men moving some plot elements further into place, another chapter in Matt Weiner's novel for television, with some deft direction from series star Jon Hamm.

Please Stop Hooking Up With My [Future] Husband

Susan Rosenzweig | Posted 06.04.2013 | Women
Susan Rosenzweig

"What if sleeping with some guy is squashing his motivation to go out and find the true love of his life because his immediate sexual needs are being met? Meanwhile, some other girl is doing the same with the guy you're supposed to be with."

Are We Giving Our Power Away?

Susan Rosenzweig | Posted 04.09.2013 | Women
Susan Rosenzweig

Lately, everywhere I turn I see, hear, or read the same message: There are no good single men left. For a variety of reasons, I refuse to believe this to be true.

What Really Started The Sexual Revolution

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 01.29.2013 | Women

"Sexy" likely isn't the first word that comes to mind when you think about penicillin. But according to economist Andrew Francis, perhaps it should be...

Let's Talk About Sex

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 06.03.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

Women today are raised on empowering messages. From the time we're little, we're told girls can do anything boys can do. This doesn't mean we should do things the way they do.

Glee Teens "Lose It" With Love: Why The Controversy?

Amy Schalet | Posted 01.12.2012 | Entertainment
Amy Schalet

Why did it takes us so long to arrive at a positive media portrayal of first sexual experiences -- planned, protected yet ignited by romantic passion? And why has the Glee episode sparked such a controversy?

Question Authority: The Boomers Are Coming and They Won't Play Dead

Bernard Starr | Posted 11.29.2011 | Fifty
Bernard Starr

Politicians beware -- the boomers are coming. Like drill sergeants you may bark your marching orders and expect unchallenged compliance. But this army will march to its own drum beat.