Don’t Let Your Kids Get Sex Advice from YouTube

From whom should kids learn about sex? If you read the New York Times, which recently tackled the subject, the answer would seem to be: online amateurs who make YouTube videos, not parents. That’s right. Hannah Witton—a British sex-ed YouTube star—avers that her amateurism is an asset rather than a deficit. “You don’t have to … Continued


Spoiler Alert: Porn Kills Your Libido

The BBC recently reported that younger and younger men are seeking treatment for erectile dysfunction—and all because of porn. Therapist Angela Gregory told reporter Simon Mundie, “More and more men in their late teens and early twenties are suffering from erectile dysfunction,” and said she “puts the blame on people becoming addicted to watching online … Continued


Less Sex and More Binge Drinking: Maybe the Kids Aren’t Alright

Of all the concerns we have about Millennials, few would have predicted “failure to launch in the bedroom” would be among them. Older generations have always had worries about their kids’ sexual activity, of course, but this may be the first time in living memory that the worry about “kids these days” is that aren’t … Continued


Tinder, Dating, and Emotional Castration

By the time I have kids who are teenagers, I expect I’ll have to have the talk. I’ll have to explain that when a couple has sex—a scenario they’ll probably need no mechanical details about, thanks to YouTube videos on smart phones swapped between second graders—it’s OK if they don’t merely enjoy themselves but actually … Continued


Megan Fox and the Dilemma of Divorce

I’m so confused. I thought actors Brian Austin Green and Megan Fox were getting divorced. But then I see that for her thirtieth birthday earlier this week, soon-to-be ex-husband Green showered Fox with gifts. According to an E! News source, “Brian spoiled Fox for her birthday with a few thoughtful presents. She is excited to … Continued


Lysistrata 2.0

The Internet and social media have been a boon for activists of all stripes. However obscure or wacky your cause, you can launch a Kickstarter or GoFundMe page to solicit support and money. You can even announce a campaign soliciting support from women who vow to refuse to have sex with any man who supports … Continued


Are We Finally Unhooking from Hook Up Culture?

Valentine’s Day is over—the chocolate is gone, the candles are burned out, and the flowers are wilting. So with all those romantic distractions out of the way, let’s talk about sex. Specifically, let’s talk about the last decade, and how Americans’ views on sex and relationships have changed over the course of the last ten … Continued


Now You Can Get an STD Check after Hooking Up with a Stranger!

Chlamydia and gonorrhea, meet your match—Tinder is taking you on. The infamous “dating” app recently added an STD testing center locator to help users find their way to local screening clinics. Tinder, you see, cares deeply about the sexual health and wellbeing of their nearly fifty million users. At least that’s what they want you … Continued


The 43-Year-Old Bionic Virgin

A New Year means new stories, and over the first weekend of 2016, a rather unusual one caught the world’s attention—the story of the man with the bionic penis. Having lost his own in a freak childhood accident, 43-year-old Mohammad Abad recently underwent specialized surgery and now, finally, has a fully functional, high-tech penis. His … Continued