Sex and Sexuality

I’m A Solosexual. I Prefer Masturbation to Partnered Sex” (VICE, October 2023)

A Field Guide to the Many Forms of Ethical Non-Monogamy” (InsideHook, August 2023)

How to Have Safe Sex with Genital Herpes” (SELF, July 2023)

Zipper’s Guide to Bimbofication” (InsideHook, July 2023)

Do The Business Models of Dating Apps Affect Your Dating Life?” (InsideHook, July 2023)

Zipper’s Guide to Foot Fetishes” (Zipper Magazine, June 2023)

How to Get into Gooning” (Zipper Magazine, May 2023)

Zipper’s Guide to the Goonosphere” (Zipper Magazine, May 2023)

Gooners, Goonettes, and the Origins of the Goon State” (Zipper Magazine, May 2023)

I Own A Sex Doll. But It’s More Than That” (VICE, May 2023)

The Big, Costly Dream of VR Porn” (InsideHook, May 2023)

I’m a Porn Star With a ‘Civilian’ Partner. Here’s How We Navigate Sex” (VICE, April 2023)

How Being A Furry Helped Me Explore My Sexuality” (VICE, March 2023)

The Truth About Testosterone And Your Libido” (Men’s Health, February 2023)

I’m Intersex. Here’s How That Affects My Sex Life” (VICE, February 2023)

New Year, New Kink: BDSM Community Intentions for 2023” (Zipper Magazine, January 2023)

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Santa Fetishes” (Zipper Magazine, December 2022)

How Losing My Sense of Smell Affects My Sex Life” (VICE, December 2022)

This Porn Star Is Haunted By Bogus Sex Trafficking Rumors” (The Daily Beast, December 2022)

What It’s Like to Be Allergic to Cum” (VICE, November 2022)

Hemophilia Can Make Sex Scary–But It’s Manageable” (VICE, October 2022)

How I Maintain A Sex Life With Severe Migraine Attacks” (VICE, August 2022)

How A Minor Tweak To Porn Sites Could Change The Way We View Gender Identity” (Mic, August 2022)

How Endometriosis Affects Your Sex Life” (VICE, July 2022)

The Strange Story of Ior Bock” (InsideHook, July 2022)

The Case for Internal Condoms” (InsideHook, May 2022)

How Starting Testosterone Changed My Sex Life” (VICE, May 2022)

A Brief History of Sex Clubs, And Their Clandestine Predecessors” (InsideHook, May 2022)

ASMR Is Supposedly Non-Sexual. So Why Is There So Much ASMR Porn?” (Mashable, May 2022)

Vaginal Dryness Sucks – But It Doesn’t Have to Ruin Your Sex Life” (VICE, May 2022)

I Have Brittle Bone Disease. This Is How I Have Sex” (VICE, March 2022)

I Have An Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Here’s How It Affects My Sex Life” (VICE, March 2022)

Real, Expert Advice on Threesome Jealousy, And How to Actually Navigate It” (InsideHook, March 2022)

Inside The Push to Study Sex in Space” (Mic, March 2022)

How Does Chronic Prostate Pain Affect Your Sex Life In Your 30s?” (VICE, February 2022)

I Have Face Blindness. This Is How It Affects My Sex Life” (VICE, February 2022)

I Feel Extremely Aroused Even When I’m Not Turned On. This Is How I Have Sex” (VICE, January 2022)

I Have Bipolar Disorder. This Is How It Affects My Sex Life” (VICE, January 2022)

The State of Sex Toy Recycling” (Mashable, January 2022)

How A Couple With Narcolepsy Has Great Sex (Even When They’re Tired)” (VICE, January 2022)

The Best Sex We Had This Year” (InsideHook, December 2021)

Lost Your Sense of Smell? It May Impact Your Sex Life” (Mashable, December 2021)

The Most Common Sex Toy Injuries — And How to Avoid Them” (Mashable, December 2021)

How to Travel With Sex Toys” (Mashable, December 2021)

I Have Schizophrenia. This Is How It Affects My Sex Life” (VICE, December 2021)

Penis Bumpers for Painful Sex Make a Comeback After Being Lost to History” (Mashable, November 2021)

I Have Painful Nerve Damage Around My Vagina. This Is How I Have Sex” (VICE, November 2021)

How An Extreme New Bend in My Penis Changed Everything About My Sex Life” (VICE, November 2021)

The Most Underrated Sex Positions, According to Porn Stars” (Mashable, November 2021)

10 Porn Set Horror Stories That Double As Life Lessons” (Mashable, October 2021)

I Have Vulvodynia. This Is How I Have Sex” (VICE, October 2021)

How A Punk Porn Movement Rewrote The Language of Sex” (InsideHook, October 2021)

I’m A Gay Man With Body Dysmorphic Disorder. Here’s How I Have Sex” (VICE, October 2021)

How to Have A Great Sex Life With Genital Herpes” (VICE, September 2021)

How I Have Great Sex When It’s Painful to Move Around” (VICE, September 2021)

What Can – Or Should – We Learn From Porn?” (Mashable, September 2021)

Why Porn Is All Reversed Cowgirl And Arched Backs” (Mashable, September 2021)

Porn Games Are Ready for Their Big Data Moneyshot” Mashable, September 2021)

Pornhub Deleted Millions of Videos. And Then What Happened?” (Mashable, September 2021)

The Private Lives of Straight Men with Sugar Daddies” (Mel Magazine, September 2021)

I Have Multiple Sclerosis. This Is How It Affects My Sex Life” (VICE, June 2021)

My Muscles Spasm Uncontrollably. This Is How I Have Sex” (VICE, May 2021)

I Have Herpes. This Is How It Affects My Sex Life” (VICE, May 2021)

I Have A Prosthetic Leg. Here’s How I Have Sex” (VICE, April 2021)

How to Deal With Post-Coital Penis Soreness, According to People Who Have Sex for a Living” (InsideHook, April 2021)

I Have A Heart Condition That Changes Everything About How I Have Sex” (VICE, April 2021)

How I Handle The Unexpected Sexual Side Effects of Diabetes” (VICE, March 2021)

When Dating Could Get You Handcuffed … And Not in The Fun Way” (Ozy, March 2021)

How AI Lets Bigots and Trolls Flourish While Censoring LGBTQ+ Voices” (Mic, March 2021)

I’m Hard of Hearing. This Is How It Affects My Sex Life” (VICE, March 2021)

How I Maintain A Sex Life with a Low Libido” (VICE, February 2021)

Inside the World of Backstreet Castrators, Cutters, and Eunuch-Makers” (The Daily Beast, February 2021)

How Asthma Affects My Sex Life” (VICE, February 2021)

How to Introduce Sex Toys into Your Relationship” (Mashable, February 2021)

My Body Shakes Uncontrollably. This Is How It Affects My Sex Life” (VICE, January 2021)

What People Get Wrong About Ethical Porn, According to Performers” (InsideHook, January 2021)

Has The Rise of Premature Ejaculation Technology Come Too Soon?” (Mel Magazine, January 2021)

How to Tell If Your Porn Is Problematic, According to Performers” (InsideHook, January 2021)

How to Watch VR Porn: Everything You Need to Know” (Mashable, January 2021)

I Have Unpredictable Seizures. This Is How I Have Sex” (VICE, January 2021)

What’s The Most Ethical Way to Consume Porn? Ask The Performers Who Make It” (InsideHook, January 2021)

We Have ADHD. This Is How We Have (A Lot of) Sex” (VICE, December 2020)

The Porn Industry And No Nut November Are at War” (InsideHook, November 2020)

Blood Brothers: The Painful History of Male Menstruation” (Mel Magazine, November 2020)

I Survived Severe Burns. This Is How I Have Sex” (VICE, November 2020)

The Frightening Connection Between Horror Films And Porn” (Mel Magazine, November 2020)

I Have Irritable Bowel Syndrome. This Is How I Have Sex” (VICE, November 2020)

Why Trump’s Twitter Meltdown Could Change The Face of Porn” (Mel Magazine, November 2020)

How The GOP’s Anti-Porn Campaign Went Limp” (Mel Magazine, November 2020)

How The Luxury Condom Business Screwed Itself” (Mel Magazine, October 2020)

I’m Physically Unable to Speak. This Is How I Have Sex” (VICE, October 2020)

I Have Chronic Vertigo. This Is How I Have Sex” (VICE, October 2020)

I Have Unpredictable Chronic Pain. This Is How I Have Sex” (VICE, September 2020)

Why Science Has No Idea Whether Porn Is Good or Bad for You” (InsideHook, September 2020)

My OCD Makes Me Anxious About Being Dirty. Here’s How I Have Sex” (VICE, September 2020)

I’m Missing Both Arms. This Is How I Have Sex” (VICE, August 2020)

And That Was The Hottest Sex I Ever Had” (InsideHook, August 2020)

I Have Tourette’s And He’s on The Autism Spectrum. Here’s How We Have Sex” (VICE, August 2020)

How The Pandemic Could Forever Change The Way Porn Gets Made” (Mashable, August 2020)

Cam Sites Are Porn’s Hot New Thing, But They’re More Conservative Than You May Think” (Mashable, August 2020)

Twitter and the Porn Apocalypse That Could Reshape the Industry As We Know It” (Mashable, August 2020)

I’m A Little Person. My Husband Is Average Height. This Is How We Have Sex” (VICE, August 2020)

I Lost Some of My Genitalia at War. This Is How I Have Sex” (VICE, July 2020)

The Fake Porn Stars Scamming Lonely Guys During The Pandemic” (Daily Beast, May 2020)

Inside MollyBabes, The Shady Porn Site That Exploited Women on Ecstasy” (Daily Beast, May 2020)

Inside the Risky Race to Reopen Nevada’s Brothels” (Daily Beast, May 2020)

We’re Both Blind. This Is How It Affects Our Sex Life” (VICE, April 2020)

Binx Aims to Capture a Milestone in STI Testing Technology” (Fortune, April 2020)

Cam Sites Are Seeing A Spike During Quarantine, But Not Just Because People Are Horny” (Vox, April 2020)

I Have Cystic Fibrosis. This Is How I Have Sex” (VICE, April 2020)

The Plan to Shoot a Steamy Romance in Space” (Ozy, April 2020)

The Porn We See – And Sex We Have – Is Influenced by The Adult Industry’s Biggest Spenders” (Vox, March 2020)

Islamic Sexology” (Aeon, March 2020)

NASA’s Fight to Protect Aliens from Naked Ladies” (Ozy, February 2020)

I Lost Half My Penis to Cancer. This Is How I Have Sex” (VICE, February 2020)

How Millennials Are Saving The Porn Industry” (Mashable, February 2020)

I Have A Bag Instead of a Rectum. This Is How It Affects My Sex Life” (VICE, February 2020)

How Money Shots Became the Most Popular Move in Porn” (Men’s Health, February 2020)

Prostate Cancer Has Made Erections Difficult. This Is How We Have Sex” (VICE, January 2020)

She’s Taking on Porn’s Mental Health Crisis” (Ozy, January 2020)

The Forgotten Film That Brought Sex to the Silver Screen” (Ozy, January 2020)

I Have Cerebral Palsy. This Is How I Have Sex” (VICE, January 2020)

The Startup Setting Out to Restore Barbie’s Missing Bits” (Ozy, December 2019)

We’re in Our 70s. This Is What Our Sex Life Looks Like” (VICE, December 2019)

Strip Clubs Are Getting A High-Tech Overhaul, But Will It Be Enough to Save Them?” (Mashable, December 2019)

My Sibling Molested Me; This Is How It Affects My Sex Life” (VICE, December 2019)

The Promise and Pitfalls of Malleable Sex Toys” (Mashable, December 2019)

Close The Pleasure Gap and Save Your Sex Life” (Men’s Health, December 2019)

How Do Aliens Have Sex?” (The Outline, December 2019)

I’m HIV Positive; My Partner Is HIV Negative; This Is How We Have Sex” (VICE, December 2019)

My Mother Had My Clitoris Cut; This Is How It Affects My Sex Life” (VICE, November 2019)

I was Paralyzed In A Car Accident; This Is How I Have Sex” (VICE, November 2019)

Sex Cam Sites Should Dole Out Mental Health Advice” (Ozy, November 2019)

The Truth About Porn Sites and Personal Data” (Men’s Health, October 2019)

The Rift in the Porn World about How to Approach HIV” (Rewire.News, September 2019)

Grey Matters” (Slate, September 2019)

When Getting Tied in Knots Becomes Therapeutic” (Ozy, August 2019)

Apps Are Definitely Changing Our Sexual Behavior, We’re Just Not Sure How” (The Outline, August 2019)

Why Tiny Dicks Might Come Back Into Fashion” (VICE, August 2019)

Here’s How Porn Stars Want You to Talk to Them Online” (Men’s Health, August 2019)

The Great Prostate Rush” (Mashable, July 2019)

Remember Crabs? It Turns Out They Didn’t Disappear Along With Our Pubes” (VICE, July 2019)

Trans Porn, Long Shunned, Goes Mainstream” (Ozy, July 2019)

What Male Porn Stars Do to Make Ends Meet” (Mel, June 2019)

Fantasies of Forced Sex Are Common. Do They Enable Rape Culture?” (Aeon, June 2019)

What It’s Like to Get a Penis Transplant” (Men’s Health, June 2019)

The Long, Complicated History of Men Trying to Suck Their Own Dicks” (Men’s Health, April 2019)

How Butt Play Went Mainstream” (Men’s Health, April 2019)

How to Avoid Damaging Your Penis” (Men’s Health, March 2019)

Why Nobody Can Agree on the Right Way to Measure a Penis” (Men’s Health, February 2019)

Why Gene Editing May Hold The Promise of A Herpes Cure” (Men’s Health, February 2019)

A New Podcast Shines Light on Difficult Experiences In The Porn Industry” (, January 2019)

The 9 Most Important Sex Trends of 2018” (, December 2018)

How To Talk About Sex with A New Partner, According to Porn Stars” (VICE, December 2018)

No One Knows How to Sell Dental Dams” (, November 2018)

Furry Suit Makers Go Mainstream Making Mascot Suits” (, November 2018)

The Couples Market for Brothels Heats Up” (, November 2018)

This ‘R-Rated’ Porn Film Recut Won’t Wow Mainstream Audiences” (, November 2018)

A Fashion Photographer Shows How To Shoot Nudes in The MeToo Era” (, November 2018)

Meet Brad, The Guy Keeping Your Vibrator Safe from Hackers” (VICE, November 2018)

Cryptocurrency Finally Takes Off in The Porn Industry” (, October 2018)

Sex Doll Brothels Expand The Market for Synthetic Partners” (, October 2018)

Why Big Condom Makers Aren’t Interested in Big Condom Innovations” (, October 2018)

MysteryVibe And The Surprisingly Difficult Challenge of Selling Sex Toys to Men” (, October 2018)

We Asked Porn Stars How to Avoid Getting an STI” (VICE, October 2018)

How Companies (And Hackers) Can Cash in on Smart Sex Toy User Data” (, October 2018)

How To Talk Dirty in Bed, According to Porn Stars” (VICE, October 2018)

We Don’t Really Know How Well Condoms Work for Anal Sex” (Tonic, September 2018)

How to Have Great Anal Sex, According to A Buttload of Porn Stars” (VICE, September 2018)

It’s Surprisingly Difficult to Sell Your Panties Online” (VICE, August 2018)

How to Last Longer in Bed, According to Male Porn Stars” (VICE, July 2018)

The New Ghosting: The Meaning of Having Sex with Spirits” (Playboy, July 2018)

People Are Injecting Stem Cells into Their Penises” (Tonic, July 2018)

Mia Khalifa Only Did Porn for Three Months But She’s Still a Pornhub Sensation” (VICE, June 2018)

These Men Are Constantly Having Orgasms, And It’s Making Their Lives Hell” (Men’s Health, April 2018)

Inside HuCow, The Fetish That Imagines Women As Cows” (VICE, April 2018)

Porn from the 1920s Was More Wild and Hardcore Than You Could Imagine” (VICE, April 2018)

The Incredible Story of ‘Passio,’ the Gay Porn Starring Jesus” (VICE, March 2018)

This Biohacker Is Trying to Help People Make Their Own Estrogen” (Tonic, March 2018)

More Sex Toy Companies Should Be Catering to People with Disabilities” (Tonic, March 2018)

One Mystery Man Is Responsible for the Entire Sea Monster Porn Genre” (VICE, January 2018)

Porn Stars Reveal The Secrets to Massive Cumshots” (VICE, January 2018)

Porn Stars Tell Us What It’s Like to Play Santa” (VICE, December 2017)

Good God, There’s A Lot of Trump-Putin Erotica Out There” (VICE, December 2017)

3 Ways to Rekindle Your Sex Life after Pregnancy” (Fatherly, November 2017)

7 Surprising Truths about Sex after Pregnancy” (Fatherly, October 2017)

Best Sex Positions for Pregnancy” (Fatherly, October 2017)

Porn Companies Are Pivoting to Non-Porn Content” (VICE, October 2017)

Doing Good All Night Long” (The Awl, September 2017)

Design Your Tiny Apartment Like A Dominatrix” (VICE, September 2017)

Ted Cruz Was Right, Twitter’s Great for Porn” (VICE, September 2017)

The Most Terrifying Way to Orgasm” (Men’s Journal, September 2017)

Might Live-Streamed Sex Shows Be Good for Society?” (Ozy, September 2017)

This BDSM Carpenter Builds Furniture for Spanking and Flogging” (VICE, August 2017)

New Study Says You Have No Idea How to Get Women Off” (Men’s Journal, August 2017)

Meet The Man Who Teaches People about Sex after A Spinal Cord Injury” (Tonic, August 2017)

Makers of So-Called Ethical Porn Hope to Clean Up The Industry” (VICE, July 2017)

What The Kink Community Thinks of Kink Apps” (VICE, July 2017)

Orgasms on Demand May Soon Be A Reality” (VICE, June 2017)

Dead Ass: Who Is Consuming Necro Porn?” (VICE, June 2017)

Inside The Often-Sexless World of Giantess Porn” (VICE, June 2017)

Sounding Out The Science of Gaydar” (The Awl, June 2017)

Bush Is Back in Porn, Baby” (VICE, June 2017)

How to Do Anal Like A Pornstar” (VICE, May 2017)

We Made Five Film Critics Watch Eight Hours of Porn” (VICE, May 2017)

There’s A Decades-Old Boner War Raging Inside Nudist Camps” (VICE, May 2017)

We’re Going to Ruin The Eggplant Emoji for You Now” (Tonic, April 2017)

The Dildo of Damocles: What Happens When You Connect Sex Toys to The Internet?” (The Awl, April 2017)

Parents Still Suck At Talking To Their Kids About Sex” (VICE, April 2017)

Republicans Are Coming for Your Porn” (VICE, April 2017)

Porn’s Latest Trend Is Scrawny Young Men Who Look Like Pre-Teens” (VICE, February 2017)

We Asked A Male Pornstar How to Jizz Good” (VICE, January 2017)

What to Do If Your Partner Dies During Sex” (VICE, January 2017)

Erectile Dysfunction Getting You Down? There’s A Sex Toy For That” (Men’s Journal, January 2017)

Male Sex Toys Are Better Than Ever” (VICE, December 2016)

Why Does Holiday Porn Exist?” (VICE, December 2016)

The Oral History of The Moneyshot” (VICE, December 2016)

A Brief History of MILF Porn” (VICE, December 2016)

Are You Suffering from Post-Orgasmic Illness Syndrome?” (Men’s Journal, November 2016)

When Sex Lube Goes Bad: What’s Safe, What Works, And What to Avoid” (Men’s Journal, October 2016)

How Porn Consumers Gorged Themselves on Creampies” (VICE, October 2016)

When Celebrities Give (Really Bad) Sex Advice” (Men’s Journal, October 2016)

The Worst Sex Scenes Ever to Make It to The Big Screen” (Men’s Journal, September 2016)

Meet The Porn Pioneer Who Sold Bukkake to America” (VICE, September 2016)

The Pleasure And Pain of Being Disabled in The BDSM Community” (VICE, July 2016)

Datagasm” (Aeon, July 2016)

Seven Sex Games That Will Spice Things Up” (VICE, July 2016)

Oh, Good, Now There Is Brexit Erotica” (VICE, June 2016)

The Pleasure And Pain of Being A Faux Incest Porn Star” (VICE, June 2016)

So You Broke Your Penis…” (Men’s Journal, June 2016)

How to Have Great Sex in The Water” (Men’s Journal, May 2016)

“Is Monogamy Becoming A Thing of The Past?” (Liberty Project, April 2016)

This Man Wants to Implant A Vibrator into His Pubic Fat” (VICE, April 2016)

How to Have Sex when Your Joints Keep Dislocating” (VICE, April 2016)

Masturbation: You’re Doing It Wrong” (Men’s Journal, February 2016)

Boner Pills and Sex Stimulants Are Still The Wild West of Herbal Supplements‘ (VICE, December 2015)

Getting Behind America’s Anal Sex Fetish” (VICE, November 2015)

This Is Your Sex on Drugs” (VICE, November 2015)

Will Pornhub’s $25,000 Scholarship Convince People That The Smut Site Is A Force for Good?” (VICE, September 2015)

Brace Yourself, The Next Generation of Male Vibrators Is Coming” (VICE, August 2015)

How to Talk to Your Spouse If You Were Outed in The Ashley Madison Leak” (VICE, August 2015)

Shockingly, A Porno Featuring Hijabis and Niqabis Is Not That Sensitive Towards Islam” (VICE, July 2015)

Why Aren’t The Japanese Fucking?” (VICE, January 2015)

How Not to Break Your Dick during Sex” (VICE, May 2015)

Raunchy Tales from The Pilot of a Mile-High Club Plane” (VICE, May 2015)

What Will Malta’s New Intersex Law Mean for The Rest of The World?” (VICE, April 2015)

Meet The Guy Trying to Revolutionize Condoms” (VICE, April 2015)

Welcome to The Other World” (GOOD, March 2015)

Thailand Wants Its Teens To Stop Buying Baggy Condoms” (VICE, February 2015)

Why Are Historians So Afraid of Fucking?” (VICE, August 2014)

Masturbate for Peace: Hairy Palms, Not Cluster Bombs” (VICE, August 2014)

Animals Can Consent to Sex with Humans, Claims Human Accused of Running Animal Brothel” (VICE, July 2014)

Nobody Wants to Talk about Bestiality until Someone Fucks a Horse” (VICE, March 2014)

Everything You Wanted To Know about Condoms*” (Capital New York, July 2010)

Polyamorous People: Wescott, Wheeler and Lynes’ Tenuous Legacy” (Capital New York, June 2010)