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Jim Vigilante2 years ago
Speak Up About Sex!
It’s a tragic shame that people will talk about their relationship and sexual desires with a friend or complete stranger who is some sort of professional, much more easily, more often and be more open...
Gareth Johnson2 years ago
The Case Against Circumcision
It's almost one year since Jonathon Conte committed suicide. At the time of his death, Conte was 34. He lived in San Francisco. He suffered from depression. His depression was reportedly linked to his...
Brendon Cooper2 years ago
Defining Genderfluidity
Hi. My name is Brendon, and I am genderfluid. What does that mean? Well, first, let's talk about gender in general, and we'll get back to that. A lot of people believe gender is a binary: that there a...
Tyomi Morgan2 years ago
Is Your Pussy Broken?
"Maybe it really smells. Maybe it's dry as hell. Broken pussy." Rapping enthusiastically over Kalis's "Im bossy" instrumental during an open mic night in LA, Issa Rae paints a picture of what her best...
Mickey Finn2 years ago
Porn-pocalypse!
The internet has made communication incredibly fast, and put nearly anything you want to find right at your fingertips. Being the hairless bonobos that we are, we almost instantly filled it with porn ...
World Naked Bike Ride Launches Again
Those who enjoy Pants Optional Sunday might want to check out the World Naked Bike Ride. Held annually in March in the Southern Hemisphere, the World Naked Bike Ride has been going on for a decade in ...
Ioan Nascu2 years ago
Queer to the Bone
In 8th class biology you learn that each individual is genetically unique. There is no one else like you. Epigenetics go even further, stating that it's not just your gene but your environment that mo...
Sarah McDaniel2 years ago
Did I Kill Playboy?
This is a statement that still blows my mind, but I am the only person on the planet that can say it honestly: I was on the cover of Playboy's first non-nude issue. After 63 years of showing every pos...
Lindsie Polhemus3 years ago
How Do Celebrities Define Pansexuality?
Being pansexual doesn't mean having fun with your skillet. While the term “pansexual” and the identity that comes with it has been around for centuries, now, in the 21st century, it is a word that's u...
Lizzie Boudoir3 years ago
Feminism's Changing of the Guard
F-bombs getting dropped left and right. While this one is suitable for television, many people still can’t stand the sound of it: Feminism is experiencing a changing of the guard. It scares the conser...
David McCleary3 years ago
Male Menopause May Be Psychological
Men's sexual aging is far more mysterious than women's. When women look down the sexual road, at least one thing is clear: menopause. They know that if their sexual instincts, responses, and appetites...
George Gott3 years ago
What Does the LGBTQ Acronym Stand For?
In 2011 President Obama probably said it best that “every single American— gay, straight, lesbian, bisexual, transgender—every single American deserves to be treated equally in the eyes of the law and...
Filthy Staff3 years ago
Sexism in Language
Language is sexist. It has never met the equality needs of women. As gender issues move to the forefront of society's eye, it will continue to combat equality. A male-dominated language cannot meet th...
Natasha Sydor3 years ago
Sustain Natural's Meika Hollender
Meika Hollender and her father Jeffrey Hollender co-founded the up-and-coming revolutionary all natural condom company Sustain Natural. Featuring environmentally friendly, clean, fair-trade, and vegan...
Filthy Staff3 years ago
Jewel Box Revue
The most unexplainable phenomenon of show business in the year 1962 was the sudden increase in the popularity of that highly specialized branch of entertainment known as female impersonation. Very sim...
Filthy Staff3 years ago
Could You Be a Sex Surrogate?
"It's an open secret," one Los Angeles psychiatrist told me more than a year ago, "but lots of us are using sex surrogates now. For some clients, we've tried everything, and this is the only thing tha...
Lizzie Boudoir3 years ago
Coming Out as Bisexual
As a divorced woman in my thirties, I have witnessed my fair share of injustices. For example, my husband stopped being attracted to me after I couldn’t lose the baby weight from having our son and I ...
Eric Danville3 years ago
How Celebrities Influence Cultural Movements
There’s a brand new talk, but it’s not very clear That people from good homes are talking this year (Fashion!) It’s loud and tasteless and I’ve heard it before You shout it while you’re dancing on the...