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Turns out, superheroes are better at saving cities than coping with their emotional trauma.

'Orgasm Inc: The Story of OneTaste' dives in.

Diverse casting and fair payment form the foundation of this sector of adult entertainment.

Some viewers may agree the advice is typically bad, so take it with a grain of salt.

A sexologist weighs in on the film's focus on puberty and the Asian mother-daughter dynamic.

Hollywood is moving away from stereotypical trans roles. That's a good thing.

Porn performers are leading the way in an open conversation about sexual health and safety.

The 1970s were a golden age for erotica—or a low point, depending on your perspective.

An open-access project has limitless possibilities but also renews debates about consent.

Cartoons with LGBT characters complicate the media giant's decades-long role in culture wars.

A man stares at cellphone larger than him with the news on it.

Here's how urology specialists are fighting low-quality medical advice on various platforms.

Don't believe your lying eyes. Sex onscreen isn't a standard for real life.

Here's a closer look at what goes on behind the scenes at strip clubs.

Writers emphasize the importance of listening and 'positive masculine patterns.'

At 63, actress Emma Thompson finally goes full frontal as her character gives in to pleasure.

In its new season, the Starz drama can no longer overlook the reality of surviving trauma.

Are you interested in boosting your cerebral power? There might be an app for that.

Before the internet, there was 'dial-a-porn,' erotic chat lines that generated big business.

Drabbles, longshots, smut, OTPs, fandoms—oh, my!

Why does Hollywood seem to have become so hostile toward sex?

I projected my attraction onto characters like me—even though they were straight.


What web-based sex work reveals about labor and disability.

As more male members flood the small screen, their presence becomes less and less shocking.

This 2015 film is about much more than transgender living.

Pleasure-seeking women wish male counterparts would stop believing these 5 video narratives.

Petition by more than 40 companies states 'sexist' algorithms are blocking educational content.

The third film in Joachim Trier's trilogy successfully pulls off 'womansplaining' female desire.

If you don't want to be swindled on Tinder or tricked into paying for a fake heiress, read this.

Unpacking the communication and tension on Netflix's hit reality show.

Intimacy coordination is making onscreen sex hotter—and safer.

A community unrepresented in the billion-dollar industry stakes its claim.

Recording and performing artists share stories of collaboration and communication in music.

Their sex-positive messages on pre-cable TV changed the way we look at sex, love and friendship.

It's hard to overstate the importance of this sex tape in the pop culture industrial complex.

An adult film studio discovered an abrupt shift in women's sensibilities…and acted accordingly.

From explicit sex scenes to emotional depths, racy novels can make us hot.

Artists from one of America's busiest music cities reflect on the rhythm of relationships.

The actress explains the abuse she endured in an upcoming documentary.

Let's take a closer look at reality TV's unintentional romantic hellscapes.

The singer said watching explicit videos at age 11 'destroyed' her brain.

Your 'smart' sex toy could be vulnerable to some not-so-smart cybersecurity flaws.

Law enforcement agencies and American courtrooms don’t really know how to handle adult content.

Why are we all so obsessed with these two characters and whether they'll sleep together?

The success of ethical and independent sex media depends not only on laws but banks, too.

The power lies in subverting pop culture tropes about love and sex.

From terracotta clay to virtual reality, here's a timeline of porn throughout history.

Political activism and education are key for this escort.

The film offers an exploration of gender through violence and body horror.

Deepfake tech's biggest threat isn't fake news—it's nonconsensual porn.

Erika Lust Films combines sexuality and sickness.

The stuck porn subgenre capitalizes on the allure of, shall we say, compromising positions.

Calling her one says much more about us than it does about her.

Two female adult film actors discuss the social changes that revolutionized an industry.

For better or worse, the effect of erotica on libido is as polarizing as the medium itself.

Billie Eilish and her generation learned an important lesson from Britney Spears.

After several decades and dozens of studies, the results are mixed.

Why website's creators aren't counting on the ban reversal.

Completely severing pole dancing from its strip club roots is more than disrespectful.

The MPAA keeps its ratings board hidden—where it wants to keep sex.

Jennifer Coolidge of 'American Pie' isn't backing down from the label.

In life and on popular TV, it involves exploiting vulnerable people who need extra love.

A cultural sea change against hookups is underway, and Netflix is riding the wave.

The HIV/AIDS epidemic was poised to ruin America's sex drive. Along came the Queen of Pop.

Whether it's helpful or harmful depends a lot on the couple, experts say.

The lack of controversy around the trans model's shoot is a harbinger of a more inclusive age.

'Tube sites' are full of stolen content, which harms the sex workers who create it.

Once stereotyped, lesbian characters are finally receiving more accurate representation on TV.

Hulu's film 'False Positive' is just the latest in a long line of gestational terror.

Gone are the days when sapphic films were joyously curious about sex.

Fan fiction led me to worlds different from my own. Girls who looked like me were desired.

Thank Hollywood's beautiful people for giving us permission to film ourselves.

The show's big dick montage has helped normalize the flaccid penis.

Porn that digs into the raw feelings of a sexual encounter can be a unique turn-on.