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Slutwalk 2017

The Artist Using Stunning Nude Portraits to Celebrate Female Sexuality

Artist Maggie West's latest installation—"98," a reference to the fact that someone is sexually assaulted every 98 seconds in America—allows her subjects express their sexuality on their own terms.
Leila Ettachfini
9.20.17
Art

Women Artists Around the World Are Creating One Giant Show of Resistance

Forty-one international artists are coming together for London's "Nasty Women" exhibition to give a big "fuck you" to the state of the world.
Zing Tsjeng
9.6.17
LGBT

In Photos: Thousands of Lesbians Protest for Dyke March

In its 25th year, the New York City Dyke March is a departure from other Pride events, taking place without permits or sponsors.
Angela Datre
6.26.17
Photos

Portraits of a Glamorous Trans Community in 80s Paris

When photographer Byron Newman moved to France, he befriended a group of trans sex workers and began documenting their lives on camera.
Zing Tsjeng
6.23.17
Sex machina

What Happened When I Tried to Get into Butt Stuff

I've never been into it, but I know tons of people are. Through first-hand research and anal-ysis, I tried to find out why.
Maria Yagoda
6.21.17
Interviews

After Years of Online Abuse, Sex Blogger Lena Chen Reclaims Her Identity

The Sex and the Ivy blogger's nude photos were leaked long before the phrase "revenge porn" was coined. After moving to Berlin under a pseudonym to escape harassment, Chen is ready to live as herself again.
Sophie Fenella Robins
6.21.17
Sex

Inside the Kinky, Brightly Colored World of Clown Fetishists

After last year's creepy clown sightings, Pornhub searches for "clown porn" went up 213 percent—and women were apparently 33 percent more likely to search for it than men. So what's the attraction?
Natasha Wynarczyk
6.19.17
Words

How Urban Dictionary Became a Cesspool for Racists and Misogynists

The popular, crowd-sourced lexicon was supposed to be the people's resource. The people are awful.
Kimberly Lawson
5.31.17
Sex

I Tried Cock Rings Despite Fears They Would Guillotine My Boyfriend's Penis

I was cocksure, as in sure the ring went on the cock, but beyond that I didn't know anything about them.
Kelli Bender
5.17.17
Sex machina

I Gave a Sex Coach Full Control of My Sex Life for a Week

After an expert curated a single-girl's sex itinerary specially for me, I was excited to abandon my comfort zone. Unfortunately, I also abandoned much of my dignity.
Maria Yagoda
5.10.17
Sex

Exploring Black Women's Sexuality and BDSM in NYC's Oldest Dungeon

The one-night-only art installation and performance "Sexual Fragments Absent" transformed Manhattan's oldest dungeon with emoji videos, disturbingly beautiful sculptures, and interactive play performances.
Larissa Pham
5.5.17
Sex

I Asked Men if They Were Intimidated by This Many-Tongued Oral-Sex Machine

Before I tried the Lovehoney Sqweel 2 Oral Sex Simulator for myself, I had to wonder: Was a sex toy with ten "lapping silicone tongues" threatening to heterosexual men?
Maria Yagoda
5.3.17