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Why Saying 'No' Shouldn't Make You the Villain

Emma Davis | Posted 08.17.2014 | Women
Emma Davis

Creating a culture of consent for both genders means acknowledging that "no" means all kinds of things. But, if you're hearing it from someone who identifies as female, it should never be taken as "Yes, I'm a prude, and my goal here is to ruin your fun."

Here's The Painful Truth About Hooking Up After One Tinder Date

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 06.13.2014 | Comedy

Even the most successful online date can turn into a soul-crushing morning. In this painfully accurate short from comedian Paul Gale, featuring the...

College Sex Columnists On How To Salvage A 'Bad Hookup'

Posted 03.31.2014 | College

When two people hook up in college for the first time, there's no easy way to predict whether that first encounter will bring a fiery night of passion...

To All Those Guys Out There

Hannah Berkman | Posted 05.13.2014 | Women
Hannah Berkman

You are but one amongst many roaming the streets, confusing women from LA to NY. The frat house, local bar and dorm hall are your playground. Oftentimes, you don't even know that what you're doing is wrong, but that doesn't make us feel any better. You're the Time Waster.

The Morning After: An Etiquette Guide

Dan Miles | Posted 04.29.2014 | Comedy
Dan Miles

Ask yourself, are you a good person, prone to acts of charity and forgiveness? If so this will help you in the trying times ahead. Should you not currently know who you are, focus instead on who you would like to be and cling to that.

Wifey or Tonight?

Meryl Branch-McTiernan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Women
Meryl Branch-McTiernan

Sexual fulfillment aside, there are plenty of reasons why a random hookup can be appealing; an exciting story to tell at brunch; hopes of moving on from someone else; a chance to show off a new pair of underwear.

Halloween Hookups: Where Single People Travel For Tricks And Treats

Posted 10.14.2013 | Travel

Just as Columbus Day weekend is to married couples and apple orchards, Halloween weekend, it turns out, is to single people and loose inhibitions. Acc...

Traveling With a Hookup App: A Guide to Getting More Than Laid

Marten Weber | Posted 10.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Marten Weber

One of the things I love most about our digital, global age is the ability to connect with people around the world so easily. If you don't use social apps as a sexual hookup tool but a genuine place to make new friends, you can meet the most interesting people!

What The Look Of Your Face Might Say About Your Relationships

Posted 06.25.2013 | Women

Men find "feminine" faces more attractive -- but only when they're looking for a short-term relationship. At least that's what a new study publish...

The Way We Desire Now

Charles Stephens | Posted 05.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Charles Stephens

Pictures are flashed, on profiles, when I'm out with friends, to show the sexy guy that's pursuing them. It's fun, initially. I laugh and participate in it too, while loathing my complicity in something I know we are all harmed by and baffled at our participation in a system that does not serve us.

The Top 10 Rules Of Hooking Up

Terrence Chappell | Posted 04.29.2013 | Gay Voices
Terrence Chappell

Hooking up is supposed to be a fun, safe way of exploring your sexuality, no matter whom or what you're into at the moment. But as with any exploration, there is a set of basic rules that can keep you safe and off the radar of the town's gossip queen, with your reputation in intact.

The Pitfalls of Popular Online Dating Sites from Tinder to OkCupid

Rachel Ryan | Posted 04.21.2013 | Women
Rachel Ryan

Cultivating a dating status quo in which we act as if we have nothing to lose is ultimately detrimental for us all. After all, when you have nothing to lose, what could you possibly have to gain?

Better Than Sext? New Facebook App Could Change the Mating Market

Rob Brooks | Posted 04.07.2013 | Technology
Rob Brooks

I'm intrigued. And horrified. And curious. And incredulous. Twitter, that lolly-bag of random ideas, just led me to a story on the website of Cosmopolitan magazine about a new Facebook app called "Bang with Friends."

How To Make Hookups More Fun

Salon | Posted 09.05.2012 | Women

As a scientist who studies sex, and as a sex educator (I teach college-level human sexuality classes at Indiana University and have written the Kinsey...