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insecure

This Season, Issa's Insecurity Is About So Much More than Self-Esteem

On Sunday's episode of "Insecure," we see the financial side of Issa's problems—and it's painfully relatable.
Britt Julious
8.21.18
Culture

This Pop Star Turned Her Orgasm Into a Song

When musician Von reflected on her close relationship with her vibrator, she decided to immortalize it by creating music using her orgasm's unique vibration patterns.
Suzannah Weiss
8.17.18
You Make Me Wanna

I Will Always Be Horny for Justin Timberlake's 'Like I Love You' Video

Despite being filmed in a parking lot and showcasing the worst possible early naughts fashion, the video for Timberlake's debut solo track still does it for me, all these years later.
Sirin Kale
8.16.18
Sex

My Love Affair with a Tree Taught Me to Express Myself Sexually

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.
Genevieve Belleveau
8.16.18
Sex

Getting Anally Fisted for the First Time Was Unexpectedly Perfect

The idea of getting fisted for the first time was thrilling, nerve-wracking, and entirely sexy.
Remy Black
8.7.18
Sex

Why Men Exaggerate the Number of Women They've Slept With

A new study examines the gender discrepancy in a survey around sexual partners. We spoke with the lead author on the study about their findings.
Kimberly Lawson
7.27.18
You Make Me Wanna

'The Mask of Zorro' Ignited My Fetish for Sword-Fighting Jerks with Six Packs

Growing up, the mixed messaging I'd received about female desire caused me to fantasise about being ravaged by toga-wearing brutes with questionable sexual ethics.
Annie Lord
7.19.18
You Make Me Wanna

Buffy and Faith's Relationship Taught Me About Queer Thirst

In the summer of 2003, I locked myself in my bedroom and took detailed notes documenting the secret lesbian romance in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." "Fuffy" taught me that same-sex relationships could be messy, complicated, and real as hell.
Sophie Wilkinson
7.5.18
You Make Me Wanna

Charlie B. Barkin Was a Complex Dog with a Dark Past—And My First Crush

As the socially awkward child of a single mother, my sexual awakening was never going to be conventional. But cartoon dogs alighted within me a fire that later led to my love of goofy men.
Dominique Sisley
6.21.18
Sex

As a Teen, I Was Haunted by the Sexual Persona I Created to Protect Myself

The person I created on the internet shielded me from the slut-shaming I endured at the hands of high school bullies. Rather than let their words break me, I molded my online image to embody sexuality.
Eda Yu
6.18.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

For Women Who Wear Hijab, Finstas Can Be a Space to Let Loose Online

By the time private accounts with curated followers became mainstream, they were old news to me. I knew many women who wore hijabs who would set their Instagram profiles to private, write “WOMEN ONLY” in their bios, and post pictures with their hair down.
Najma Sharif
6.18.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

The Subversive Sexual Power Found in Erotic Fandom Forums

For young women on fandom forums, the freedom to profess subversive attractions online means becoming agents of their own sexual journeys.
Rebecca Liu
6.18.18