nudity

relationships

We Asked People How They Feel About Casual Nudity with Sexual Partners

"It’s a way to be free and not sexualized," says one person. Another just doesn't have air conditioning.
Leila Ettachfini
7.10.18
By the Numbers: Game of Thrones

'Game of Thrones' Season 1 Has the Most Rape and Nudity

There was so much gratuitous sex and nudity in GoT's first season that critics coined the term "sexposition" in response.
Sara David
9.7.17
By the Numbers: Game of Thrones

'Game of Thrones' Season 2 Has Half the Nudity of Season 1, But Twice the Death

In Season 1, the only people shown committing sexual assault were Dothraki, frequently referred to as "foreign savages." Season 2 brings the constant threat of rape to Westeros.
Sara David
9.7.17
By the Numbers: Game of Thrones

In 'Game of Thrones' Season 3, Multiple Women Are Brutally Murdered Onscreen

While GoT is known for its brutality against men and women alike, Season 3 has numerous women killed in highly sexualized or gendered ways.
Sara David
9.7.17
By the Numbers: Game of Thrones

'Game of Thrones' Season 4 Goes Off-Book to Add Gratuitous Rape

A rape scene involving Jaime and Cersei attracted widespread criticism. Making matters worse, the episode's director said in an interview that the assault "becomes consensual by the end."
Sara David
9.7.17
By the Numbers: Game of Thrones

'Game of Thrones' Season 5 Introduces the Show's Worst Female Characters

It also includes one of the show's most criticized rape scenes.
Sara David
9.7.17
By the Numbers: Game of Thrones

'Game of Thrones' Season 6 Is the First Without Rape—and Women Rise to Power

Many of the female protagonists end up in precarious stations of "power" by the end of this season.
Sara David
9.7.17
By the Numbers: Game of Thrones

In 'Game of Thrones' Season 7, Women Are Too Emotional to Rule

Without any scenes of rape or attempted rape, the show struggles to move the storylines forward for its leading women characters.
Sara David
9.7.17
crime

14-Year-Old Girl in 'Racy' Photos Threatened with Child Porn Charges

After two teenage boys were caught printing photos of a 14-year-old girl, a county attorney threatened to sue the girl for child pornography. Her parents allege anti-child pornography laws are intended to protect children, not prosecute them.
Kimberly Lawson
9.30.16
crime

Gone in a Flash: When Women Are Exhibitionists

Exhibitionism is commonly associated with men in trench coats lurking in dark alleyways, but some women get off on exposing their genitalia in public, too. We asked sexologists how men and women may be treated differently for the same sexual act.
EJ Dickson
9.20.16
Culture

We Asked a Young Nudist Why Young People Aren't Nudists Anymore

As a Canadian nudist community struggles to recruit younger members, a 27-year-old leading naturist explains why under-30s prefer to keep their clothes on.
Sirin Kale
5.10.16
Art

Stripping Down and Squirting Ketchup with a Nude Performance Artist

Deborah de Robertis has been arrested for her controversial performances in front of famous works of art as a comment on the sexualization of women's bodies. We followed the Luxembourg artist as she prepared for—and pulled off—her latest stunt.
Joshua Surtees
3.30.16