My First Time is a mostly sexy sex podcast and column from Broadly.

Having Breakup Sex with My Ex Was the Worst Idea Ever

When blogger Amelia Perrin broke up with her boyfriend, there was just one snag: they had a holiday booked together. Cue a week of cosplaying as a couple, long discussions about their relationship—and a lot of breakup sex.

Amelia Perrin

My First Time Giving a Blowjob Was a Valentine's Day Gift—To Myself

For Yasmine M'rabet, giving blowjobs is one of her favorite things to do in the bedroom—even if the favor isn't reciprocated nearly as much as she'd like.

Yasmine M'rabet

The Truth About Jealousy in Polyamorous Relationships

Yes, polyamorous people can feel jealousy—and cheat. Lola Phoenix shares how they navigate those emotions in their polyamorous relationships and gives advice if you're questioning whether polyamory is for you.

Lola Phoenix

The First Time I Had Sex On Drugs, I Thought I Was in Love

"When you’re having sex on MDMA [molly], it feels like it’s never going to end, in the best possible way."

Chloe Eliot

Writing Erotica Was the Surprising Antidote to My Anxiety

Writing erotic fiction helps poet Almaz Ohene feel more present in her own body—and deal with interesting challenges like describing a five-person orgy.

Almaz Ohene

Having Sex With My Best Friend Was the Worst Decision Ever

Sleeping with my BFF and roommate was amazing—until it wasn't. So why did I do it all over again with another best friend?

Jess Thomas

9 of Our Favorite Episodes of Our 'My First Time' Podcast

Celebrate the horniest season of the year by binge listening to episodes of our "My First Time" podcast.

Zing Tsjeng
Inês Mendonça

I Tie People in Knots For Erotic Theater

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.


How I Seek Out Intimacy as an Asexual Person

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.


As A Porn Director, I Find the Beauty in the Gross Parts of 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.

Vex Ashley

I'm the 'Unicorn' in a Three-Person Relationship

For Nicole Everett, being in a throuple with married couple Cathy and Thomas helps her feel loved, secure, and fulfilled.

Nicole Everett

What It's Like Having Sex While in Recovery from an Eating Disorder

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.

Laura Hearn