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The psychologist and co-author of Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality looks at what the evidence says about humans’ “natural” state.
We all know the unexamined life isn’t worth living (or so says Socrates), but is the unloving life even worth examining?
Sex sells. Or, perhaps it would be more accurate to say that sex sells things. The saturation of our society with sex and sexuality is more a marketing tool than a wholesale breakdown in “family values” that the religious right
Prior to the sexual revolution of the 1960s, pornographic material was kept private amid a culture that labeled it too risqué for the public eye. With the mass production of magazines like Playboy and Penthouse, porn’s increasing visibility elicited outrage
Marie Hartman graduated with honors from San Francisco State University and is the author or coauthor of several books published by major publishing houses under her stage name, Nina Hartley. She is also the star of more than 600 adult
The “Thong Song,” a rap homage to butt-baring bikinis, was released in 1999, several years after I graduated from an ideologically feminist all-women’s college. Still, I can imagine the predictable, feminist reaction it would have caused among my classmates. They
Humanity has a curious relationship with sex. It obviously enjoys it—there are nearly seven billion people in the world and not all that output could be the fruit of duty. Yet, for a practice so widespread and frequent, its morality
From ancient castration motifs and anti-marriage campaigns to the new Prayer Book for Spouses, godly rulers just can’t stay out of people’s bedrooms