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Tracy Clark-Flory is a staff writer at Salon. Follow @tracyclarkflory on Twitter and Facebook.
The Hookup Generation Got Outdone By the Boomers: Why Do Millennials Have Fewer Sex Partners Than Their Parents?
Posted on: May 12, 2015, Source: Salon
No one wants to feel less wild than their parents, especially when it comes to sex.
From Beach Sex to Public Urination: 9 Insane Things That Will Get You Labeled a Sex Offender
Posted on: May 10, 2015, Source: Salon
A couple is being forced to register as sex offenders for having sex on the beach -- and they are not alone
Secrets of the Female Pickup Artist: There’s an Art to Asking Strange Men for Sex — and Not Getting Shot Down
Posted on: Apr 27, 2015, Source: Salon
A prank video reveals that not all men are rearing to go with people they don't know.
How People Plot Their Escapes from Sexless Marriages
Posted on: Apr 17, 2015, Source: Salon.com
“I feel like I die more every day."
Helen Mirren Says What Many Women and Men Know: Sex After 60 Is Hotter Than Ever
Posted on: Apr 2, 2015, Source: Salon
The actress says sex was "empty" in her youth, but at 69, it's sizzling -- and experts say she isn’t alone.
A Vibrator Is Not a Substitute for a Partner, But How Do You Tell That to Men?
Posted on: Mar 22, 2015, Source: The Guardian
Sometimes you need a little something extra in the bedroom.
The Year-Long Open Marriage Experiment: What This Woman Learned Could Save Your Sex Life
Posted on: Mar 17, 2015, Source: Salon
Robin Rinaldi wanted more passion in her life, so she got an apartment apart from her husband and began exploring.
“The Bachelor’s” Sexism Has Hit a New Low
Posted on: Mar 13, 2015, Source: Salon.com
Viewers are justifiably angry.
“The Bachelor’s” Sexism Finally Goes Too Far Even for Its Loyal Viewers
Posted on: Mar 12, 2015, Source: Salon
Hate-watching the show will now be the only option.
I Tried "Siri for Sex"
Posted on: Mar 8, 2015, Source: Salon
Inviting the digital foreplay assistant (and her sexy British accent) to bed with us was a little awkward at times.
How Women Get Turned On: The Stubborn Myths About Women and Sexual Desire
Posted on: Mar 6, 2015, Source: Salon
Author Emily Nagoski talks about women’s biggest sexual insecurities and generation porn.
The Most Annoying Things Married People Tell Single People
Posted on: Mar 4, 2015, Source: Salon
Newly-engaged Lady Gaga reached out to Taylor Swift with the kind of smug platitude that single women hate.
“I’m Hung Like a Hamster”: Meet a Man With a Micropenis
Posted on: Feb 24, 2015, Source: Salon
His penis was just as he described it: “tiny but cute.”
Sex Orgies of the 1 Percent: What Really Happens When the Rich and Powerful Gather For Group Sex
Posted on: Feb 20, 2015, Source: Salon
The Dominique Strauss-Kahn trial depicts events of force and coercion, but most sex parties aren't like that.
The Fascinating Reason More Women Are Flocking to Porn
Posted on: Feb 12, 2015, Source: Salon
A new study shows a peculiar "gateway" to porn.
The Joy of Sex After Prozac
Posted on: Jan 27, 2015, Source: Salon
Sometimes, the sexual side effects are enough to force people off the medication.
What an Attempted Mass Murderer's Scary Words Tell Us About Our Sexual Culture
Posted on: Jan 23, 2015, Source: Salon
Ben Moynihan stabbed three women apparently because he couldn't get laid.
The Year in Sex Scenes
Posted on: Jan 4, 2015, Source: Salon
From "True Blood" to "Transparent," the steamy, and sometimes creepy, carnal moments we can't get out of our heads.
Why Is Female Ejaculation Considered Obscene?
Posted on: Dec 16, 2014, Source: Salon
The controversy over squirting persists as the U.K. recently instituted a ban on the act.
Why I Faked Orgasms With Lovers and Went to Strip Clubs
Posted on: Dec 4, 2014, Source: Salon
Confessions of a "chill girl."
What Happens When the Woman Wants Sex More Than the Man?
Posted on: Nov 25, 2014, Source: Salon
The stereotype is of a frigid wife, but plenty of women find themselves the more desiring partner.
"People Were Having Sex and Doing All Kinds of Crazy Things": A Married Couple Dishes on Swinging
Posted on: Nov 14, 2014, Source: Salon
Mark and Christy Kidd had a pretty average marriage, until they accidentally stumbled upon a swingers party.
6 Reasons Women May Have Orgasms
Posted on: Nov 13, 2014, Source: Salon
Is the female orgasm an evolutionary byproduct? Or does it have a different function?
What It's Like to be Christian and Addicted to Porn
Posted on: Nov 6, 2014, Source: Salon
A new film attempts to show the downside of pornography, but instead reveals the danger and sadness of sexual shame.
“A Billion Husbands Are About to Be Replaced”: Imagining the Wildly Effective Vibrators of the Future
Posted on: Nov 1, 2014, Source: Salon.com
In Chuck Palahniuk's latest, men are made obsolete by sex toys.
Why Do Women Guess Wrong About Men's Perception of Beauty?
Posted on: Oct 20, 2014, Source: Salon
Considering how much time we spend thinking about the opposite sex and their desires, we're awful at predicting them.
The Strange World of Safe-for-Work Porn
Posted on: Oct 12, 2014, Source: Salon.com
A peek inside the online communities devoted to the art of making X-rated images hilariously PG.
Ben Affleck's Full Frontal in "Gone Girl" May Be All the Rage—But Here Are 9 Male Stars Who Bared All First
Posted on: Oct 8, 2014, Source: Salon
Male nudity on film is memorable because it's still rare.
I Played Japan’s Best-Selling Dating Simulator -- and Loved It
Posted on: Sep 29, 2014, Source: Salon
These anime novels are being customized for American women, and could give "Fifty Shades" a run for its money
How Big Is the Average Penis? You Might Be Surprised
Posted on: Sep 29, 2014, Source: Salon
A study tries to find the real answer to that question and discovers men have been telling the truth all along.
What It's Like to Come Out as Asexual in Our Hypersexual Culture
Posted on: Sep 18, 2014, Source: Salon
Why is identifying as asexual seen as such a shocker in America?
How Women REALLY Talk About Men's Penises
Posted on: Sep 11, 2014, Source: Salon
Don't worry men, it's not all about size.
Why We’ll Never Stop Taking Naked Photos
Posted on: Sep 7, 2014, Source: Salon.com
The theft of celebrity pics highlights how essential nude selfies have become to sexual self-expression.
How I Felt When I Looked at Those Hacked Celebrity Nudes
Posted on: Sep 5, 2014, Source: Salon
I clicked, then hated myself for it. Why do so many of us, even women, feel entitled to female bodies online?
5 Weirdest Places People Have Had Sex
Posted on: Aug 27, 2014, Source: Salon
After a woman was arrested for filming a porn in a church, we take a look at infamous sites of X-rated shoots.
Meet the Man Who’s Promised to Sleep With 365 People in a Year
Posted on: Aug 26, 2014, Source: Salon
As performance art, that is. Mischa Badasyan tells Salon what's really motivating this controversial project.
Why Everyone Freaked Out Over a Book Teaching Kids About Sex
Posted on: Aug 22, 2014, Source: Salon
As a physician who has routinely delivered babies to teens, Sara Mackenzie is sadly unsurprised by the uproar.
The Best Sex Tips You’ll Ever Hear — From a Man With No Penis
Posted on: Aug 20, 2014, Source: Salon
This guy is proof you don't need to be fixated on a certain body part to have great sex.
The 9 Smartest Relationship Tips Ever
Posted on: Aug 13, 2014, Source: Salon.com
Forget the relationship help aisle, this is the best advice the world has to offer.
'He Sawed Off My Hair With a Dull Knife': The Horrific Misogyny of Mixed Martial Arts Culture
Posted on: Aug 13, 2014, Source: Salon
Reports that MMA fighter Jon Koppenhaver beat his ex reveal the brutal sexism in the sport.
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