sexting

Sex

The Unwritten Rules When It Comes to Your Ex's Nudes

Is it flattering, unethical, or just plain weird to keep nudes from lovers past?
Leila Ettachfini
6.28.18
Dating

Responding to Nudes with Mere Emojis Is an Affront to Human Decency

Why you should consider what went into this sexy selfie and access your horny gratitude.
Sara David
5.9.18
Sex

Meet Luci, the Sexbot Who Wants to Seduce You

"stroke my keys until i short circuit."
Leila Ettachfini
12.13.17
Sex machina

The Satisfying Joy of Sending Platonic Nudes to Your Friends

I stopped sending nudes to men and started exchanging them with friends instead. Like most decisions that prioritize supportive female friendships over fleeting sex arrangements, it's been great.
Maria Yagoda
11.2.17
Sex machina

When Does Constant Texting Count as Cheating?

If you're constantly sending emotionally intimate but totally nonsexual messages to a "close friend" who is probably romantically interested in you without telling your significant other, are you being unethical?
Maria Yagoda
8.22.17
politics

Teens Caught Sexting Could Soon Face 15 Years in Prison

A new bill just passed the House with overwhelming support.
Kimberly Lawson
6.2.17
Sex

What Happened When I Texted, 'U Up?' to Every Guy in My Phone

What if, instead of swiping left on Tinder for that hour I lie motionless in bed after a shower, I could be dating someone already in my phone, like "Rando in the Subway" or "Greek The Clubs"?
Maria Yagoda
4.11.17
Sex

I Asked a Porn Star and Cam Girl to Teach Me How to Talk Dirty

My conversations during sex are limited to "yes," "no," and "ow, my phone is poking my butt." But I always wondered if learning the language of lust could help—or just humiliate—me.
Maria Yagoda
3.29.17
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
ask a hooker

A Sex Worker Explains How to Send Better Sexts

"Fluorescent lights are a battle I will never win, but if you're twenty-two and have never smoked a cigarette in your life, then by all means, roll the dice."
Lydia Faithfull
9.18.16
Sex

Insecure People Love to Sext

According to a 2016 study, people who are anxious about dating are more likely to sext.
Linda Yang
7.1.16
Sexuality

When Dating a Teen Is Legal, But Sexting with Her Is Not

A 51-year-old Texas man named Aldo Leiva is currently dating his 17-year-old student. Their relationship is technically legal—but after she sent him nude selfies, he was charged with possession of child pornography.
Diana Tourjée
5.31.16