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Reese Witherspoon, From Legally Blonde to Visionary, Genius Producer

Ira Israel | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment
Ira Israel

"Wild" is a daring, inspiring film of one brave woman's self-overcoming and the journey she had to go on to own her life, to embrace all aspects and every minute of it, and release the "woulda-shoulda-coulda-didn'ts" that our minds are wont to create.

Economic Dependence Promotes Prudishness

Rob Brooks | Posted 09.08.2014 | Science
Rob Brooks

More often than not, women's economic dependence on men is bundled up with strong views against sexual promiscuity. But why? Are economic dependence and anti-promiscuity morality both symptoms of the same cause? Patriarchy, perhaps? Or does one bring about the other?

Nina Bahadur

The Real Reason Women Call Each Other 'Sluts'

HuffingtonPost.com | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.02.2014 | Women

Slut-shaming is something all women deal with, whether in the form of criticism for the way they dress or being made to feel bad about their romantic ...

Unconditional Love and PrEP

James Loduca | Posted 06.23.2014 | Gay Voices
James Loduca

Progress isn't possible when shame is present. It's time for a more humane and loving approach. We must come together to foster compassionate dialogue grounded in scientific evidence about all of the available options to protect ourselves and take care of each other.

A Complex Cocktail: Alcohol, Sex and Cute, Monogamous Mammals

Rob Brooks | Posted 06.09.2014 | Science
Rob Brooks

I'm fascinated to see how the world's media covers a paper out this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS). It has an irresistible combination of clickbait-ready elements: a cute small mammal, booze and serious questions about monogamy.

Dr. Steve Perry: Promiscuity Is A Form Of Self-Mutilation For Daddyless Daughters

OWN | Posted 03.10.2014 | OWN

For girls who grow up without fathers, it's not unusual to act out sexually and look for validation in all the wrong places. Promiscuity is often obse...

Are Your Friends Judging Your Sex Life?

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.04.2013 | Women

In case you needed more proof that your sex life shouldn't be anyone else's business, a new study suggests that the number of people you've slept with...

Does This Affect How Approachable You Are?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.21.2013 | Women

Some men believe that whether a not a woman has tattoos affects their chances of sleeping with her on the first date. At least that's what a new st...

Pink Embraces the Word 'Slut' and We Should Too

Ashley Knierim | Posted 10.14.2013 | Celebrity
Ashley Knierim

It's amazing how many words exist in the English language for a woman who enjoys sex -- and how few exist for a man who does the same.

How I Stopped Trying to Fix Myself

Jill Di Donato | Posted 03.24.2013 | Women
Jill Di Donato

There were many times I was lucky not to have been hurt as I indulged in some serious stupidity, waking up god-knows-where and telling myself, Jill, remember how this feels. Remember just how low and dirty and rotten this feeling is so you don't do it again.

The 7 Biggest Myths About Men And Sex

Andrew Smiler | Posted 02.18.2013 | Women
Andrew Smiler

"Guys just want sex and aren't interested in relationships." It's the story we typically hear about male sexuality, whether it's guys like Barney on "How I Met Your Mother" or even General David Petraeus. But we haven't been given the whole story.

Why My Friend's Sex Life Made My Jaw Drop

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Maggie does not exude Sex Goddess, yet recently she told me she's had "somewhere between 30 and 40" lovers in her life. And her husband, Mark, has had three, including Maggie.

Confessions Of An Ex-Sex Kitten

Posted 11.04.2012 | OWN

By Lisa Dierbeck In her teens and 20s, she saw sex as a simple game of conquest. Today she'd rather stay home than wake up with a stranger. Wha...

What Causes Gay Guilt And Sexual Shame? Explanations From Carlin Ross

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 07.04.2012 | Gay Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

Lately I have really been deconstructing my views on sexuality to get to the bottom of why women are treated unfairly. I've invited back the gorgeous sex educator Carlin Ross to help me break down my issues.

Want to Undermine Science in Public Policy? Start With Sex

Dr. Marty Klein | Posted 06.30.2012 | Science
Dr. Marty Klein

The facts about sexuality should not be trivialized into a matter of opinion. As Daniel Patrick Moynihan famously said, everyone is entitled to their opinion, but everyone is NOT entitled to their own facts.

Trash Television and the American Youth: Irresponsibility Overload

Bethany St. James | Posted 03.17.2012 | TV
Bethany St. James

For far too long, we have shirked our responsibilities as adults and allowed the television to take the reins.

WATCH: Local 'Rent' Production Promotes 'Vulgarity,' Critics Say

Posted 02.25.2012 | Arts

"I can't repeat some of the things people say on camera." Says George Green, Executive Artistic Director of the Lake City Playhouse in Idaho when aske...

Testosterone Kings: Herman Cain, DSK, and the Dirty Dawg Defense

Mark Matousek | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics
Mark Matousek

Our society operates on the unspoken principle that biology is destiny. We tell ourselves that men just can't help it. We convince ourselves that the dominant male hormone is to be blamed -- not men themselves.

It's None of Your Business: How to Keep Friends and Your Privacy

Mark Matousek | Posted 12.27.2011 | Fifty
Mark Matousek

How is it possible for an ordinary, controlling individual to care intensely about his friends without trying to change them? How can we give our treasured advice without feeling attached to its implementation?

The Bad Habits That Sabotage Divorcees

Vicki Larson | Posted 10.26.2011 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

Right or wrong, many divorced people tend to blame their ex for all that's gone wrong, and focus on how their ex has hurt them. Sometimes, however, th...

Sex Education Tips

Kerry Cohen | Posted 10.15.2011 | New York
Kerry Cohen

Somehow, regardless of everything we know about sex education, regardless of everything we know about how little abstinence education works, we still shudder at the thought of our teenagers learning about sex.

A Quarter of Men Would Only Date A Subordinate Coworker

Stephanie Marcus | Posted 09.28.2011 | Women
Stephanie Marcus

It's 2011 right? Sometimes we need to check when surveys like the AskMen's 2011 Great Male Survey, turn up some incredibly old-fashioned results.

Understanding Anthony Weiner

Mark Olmsted | Posted 08.07.2011 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

Anthony Weiner is not a pig. Anthony Weiner is a perfectly healthy and fairly typical man. Men have evolved over millions of years to put their sper...

Why Lying About Monogamy Matters -- Ross Douthat's Happy Ending

Susie Bright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Susie Bright

Last I checked, George "God-Is-Speaking-Thru-Me" Bush is no longer the POTUS. Why do we still have to listen to these people, over and over again, on the front pages of our country's most prestigious newspapers?

Adultery Dating Service

foxnews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

The adultery website AshleyMadison.com isn't good just for two-timing -- it can drive scientific research. To study infidelity, researchers scanned...