Meet the Rock Star of the Sex Ed Revolution
abstinence / Coming Out / dating / Gender / LGBT / Long Term Relationships / Podcast / safer sex / sexuality education

Meet the Rock Star of the Sex Ed Revolution

It’s #TBT and time for a vintage podcast episode. This one originally went up in May of 2014 but it’s still hella relevant. Not a week goes by where I don’t reference Al Vernacchio’s work, including his TED talk or his book on talking to kids about sex. If there are such things as rock … Continue reading

A Perfect Ending: Interview with the Star and Filmmakers
Bisexuality / Body Image / Coming Out / Desire / Fantasy / Feminism / Gender / media

A Perfect Ending: Interview with the Star and Filmmakers

It’s #TBT and time for a vintage podcast. This one originally went up in July of 2012. A Perfect Ending: It’s not a lesbian film, although its story line revolves around the unlikely and intense sexual relationship that develops between two women. It’s not erotica, although it features far more (and far longer, more nude … Continue reading

FYI: You’re Not Helping
Body Image / Desire / evolutionary psychology / Feminism / Gender / media / Rape

FYI: You’re Not Helping

It’s #TBT and time for a vintage column. This originally went up in September of 2013. Viral is as viral does. This week’s latest: FYI (if you’re a teenage girl) Cliff Notes version: a mother of teenage boys worries about the impact of teenage girls and their selfies on her sons. She encourages females to temper the … Continue reading

Sex Robots. Yes, Sex Robots.
Anatomy/Physiology / contraception / Fantasy / Gender / Long Term Relationships / masturbation / Prostitution / safer sex / Sex in the news / Sex Toys / Sexually Transmitted Infections

Sex Robots. Yes, Sex Robots.

It’s #TBT and time for a vintage episode. Given the talk lately about incels and “redistribution of sex” and other such nonsense, it seems an especially apt time for this one, which originally went up in August of 2012.  When I talked to Dr. Michelle Mars about sex robots, one of my many questions (boy, … Continue reading

Is the Friendzone a Real Thing?
dating / Desire / evolutionary psychology / Gender / Long Term Relationships / Podcast

Is the Friendzone a Real Thing?

#TBT and time for a vintage episode. This one originally went up in September of 2012. Some young men who think of themselves as “nice guys who finish last” commonly complain: “all the girls go for jerks” and lament that the females they are interested in have shoved them into The Box From Which One … Continue reading