Gestalta is a performance artist specializing in shibari, the Japanese art of erotic rope-tying. She explains why shibari is all about the power exchange between rigger and model.
As a queer, asexual person I often felt like an outsider growing up. But now I've found my community of people like me, in a society that seems to revolve around sex.
Porn performer and director Vex Ashley of Four Chambers makes high-concept, artistic adult films. In doing so, she's learned the importance of staying true to her creative vision—and always being the first person to get naked on set.
For Nicole Everett, being in a throuple with married couple Cathy and Thomas helps her feel loved, secure, and fulfilled.
After Laura Hearn left a residential treatment facility for an eating disorder, she didn't just need to reset her relationship with food: she had to learn how to exist as a sexual being in the world.
Writer and broadcaster Alix Fox thought that she had to be down for whatever to be good at her job—until she learned how to make her sexual boundaries clear.
Zoë Ligon is the founder of Detroit sex toy emporium Spectrum Boutique. She shares the lessons she's learned during her time in the industry—and why you can never use too much lube.
Dating requires give-and-take. If you're a divorced single mom like Megan Evan, the give might come from a sugar daddy.
When writer and activist Juno Roche was diagnosed with HIV in the early 1990s, it felt like being given a death sentence. She explains what it was like to date and find intimacy again while living with HIV.
When conceptual artist Genevieve Belleveau fell for a birch tree at age eight, she had no idea how her love for nature would shape her future ecosexuality.
After my long-term relationship ended, I struggled with the idea of sex, dating, and being intimate with someone new. But a chance encounter with a female bartender changed all of that.
"I had one caller who wanted me to pretend I was a fat squirrel, jumping from tree to tree."