The opioid crisis has claimed more than half a million lives in a little more than 30 years.
Sociologist Kelsy Burke, Ph.D., looks at the historical, religious and cultural facets of porn.
Sociologist Kelsy Burke, Ph.D., looks at the historical, religious and cultural facets of porn.
The procedure might not have been enshrined in the Constitution, but it wasn't illegal, either.
From the garter toss to bridesmaids' attire, ceremonial customs have changed over the years.
How long has prostitution been around, really?
How long has prostitution been around, really?
From 12th-century Asia to today's fitness studios, the art form has traveled to the mainstream.
From being hung upside down to applying cocaine, the cures have been weird and ineffective.
Let's distinguish fact from fiction throughout this popular sex toy's rise to the mainstream.
Explore the theories for how humans became monogamous millions of years ago.
For as long as we can remember, humans have wanted to get rid of unwanted pregnancies.
Scientists argue over the G-spot's existence. The rest of us are just having a good time.
Lonely hearts and videocassettes paved the way for dating app ads.
Lonely hearts and videocassettes paved the way for dating app ads.
Lonely hearts and videocassettes paved the way for dating app ads.
How the merkin has evolved: From medieval sex workers to modern-day movie stars.
Before the internet, there was 'dial-a-porn,' erotic chat lines that generated big business.
From rags to pads, and Tassettes to tampons: How the U.S. has dealt with that time of the month.
From rags to pads, and Tassettes to tampons: How the U.S. has dealt with that time of the month.
While many monarchs promoted abstinence, they didn't exactly practice what they preached.
What kind of sexual habits and practices were there in Ancient Rome?
What kind of sexual habits and practices were there in Ancient Rome?
What kind of sexual habits and practices were there in Ancient Rome?
We take a look at what brought us to this moment in reproductive health.
Since the mid-1800s, feminism has evolved to widen in scope and protect all women.
The holiday's origins are as murky as they are unromantic.
The holiday's origins are as murky as they are unromantic.
How are they legal? The ins and outs of sexual bathhouses through the ages.
Prostitutes, porn and Edward VII's sinful chair: A look at Victorian era sex.
Prostitutes, porn and Edward VII's sinful chair: A look at Victorian era sex.
The past and future of LGBTQIA+ rights depend on each other.
From terracotta clay to virtual reality, here's a timeline of porn throughout history.
'The Great Pox' was a brutal, deadly disease that wreaked havoc on the world for centuries.
How humans progressed from crocodile poop and weasel testicles to the miracle of the pill.
The timeline of herpes stigmatization is long, dating to ancient Greece, and complex.
A penile fracture is a painful—and mercifully rare—injury that can occur during overzealous sex.
How much do you actually know about one of the most infamous sexually transmitted diseases?
It's time to face facts: Douching is bad for you—and your vagina.
From handbooks to websites, sex advice has a long history. We mapped out the timeline for you.
From handbooks to websites, sex advice has a long history. We mapped out the timeline for you.
Do we take our knowledge about prostates for granted? Maybe, but it's all thanks to research.