Sexuality

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 Ed

What 'Queer Eye' Star Karamo Brown Wishes He Learned in Sex Ed

The Fab Five member opens up about his first intimate experiences and the kinds of sexual misconceptions he's been working to unlearn.
Broadly Staff
6.19.18
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

These Candid Polaroids Celebrate Body Diversity and Self Acceptance

Photographer Rochelle Brock is on a journey of self love and discovery.
Rochelle Brock
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
The Privacy and Perception Issue

The Affirming—But Bittersweet—Experience of Watching YouTube Coming Out Videos

I expected the clips from LGBTQ vloggers to be too earnest and saccharine, but I fell down the wormhole anyway.
Amelia Abraham
6.18.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

As a Trans Woman, Our Obsession With Labels Feels Limiting—Not Liberating

I’m trans, HIV positive, and I don’t seek to fit into a single gender binary. But my simple desire to land a date on a dating app is often lost in the terms I'm expected to use.
Juno Roche
6.18.18
representation

Janelle Monáe Is a Powerful Force for Pansexual Representation

In an interview with Rolling Stone, Janelle Monae wants others who are struggling to be their unique selves to know that she sees and supports them.
Linda Yang
4.26.18
Sex

Future 'Digisexuals' Will Face Discrimination for Fucking Robots, Professors Warn

Broadly spoke with the two authors of a new report on "digisexualities" about how technology can impact sexual identity—and why individuals with technologically-based sexual identities may face prejudice in the future.
Kimberly Lawson
11.28.17
Unscrewing Ourselves

What Happened After California Revolutionized Sex Ed

Advocates of LGBTQ-inclusive, comprehensive sex education see California as a beacon of hope, but putting the Healthy Youth Act into practice hasn't been without its challenges.
Steven Blum
10.25.17
Sex

This Man Got a PhD in Threesomes

After a memorable threesome with two women, Birmingham City University researcher Ryan Scoats turned his academic attention to the subject, which is woefully understudied.
Christine Ro
10.16.17
Sex machina

I Let Total Strangers Ask Me Any Question About My Sex Life

Recently, I let readers anonymously send me their burning questions pertaining to my sex life or sex in general via Sarahah. Here are my responses to the most grammatically correct, least abusive questions I received.
Maria Yagoda
9.13.17