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Is a Kiss Just a Kiss? Scientists Study Why We Pucker Up

Though kissing may be considered first base by some, new research says that this sexual activity has many functions in a relationship but sexual arousal isn’t one of the more important ones.

Though kissing may be considered first base by some, new research says that this sexual activity has many functions in a relationship—but sexual arousal isn’t one of the more important ones.

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Furloughed? Frustrated? How About a Free Vibrator?

Park rangers, NASA scientists, and Census Bureau statisticians may be temporarily out of work, but that doesn't mean they have to have idle hands, at least according to one sex toy provider.

Park rangers, NASA scientists, and Census Bureau statisticians may be temporarily out of work, but that doesn’t mean they have to have idle hands, at least according to one sex toy provider.

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When Bitter Breakups and Digital Photography Meet: What to Teach Our Kids About Revenge Porn

In the corners of the Internet, there's a festering movement of men coaching each other to believe that men are oppressed because they don't have sexual control over women's bodies.

Websites like YouGotPosted.com and MyEx.com have profited off of “revenge porn,” a form of cyberbullying in which people post once-private pictures of their exes. Some say criminal laws, like the one just passed in California, are the best remedy, while others suggest putting down the camera in the first place.

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‘How to Lose Your Virginity’ (Trailer)

In a culture where “Be sexy, but don’t have sex” is the overwhelming message to young women, this new film by Therese Shechter goes through the looking glass to understand virginity: a milestone almost everyone thinks about but no one actually understands.

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Two Republican Governors Remind Us That Same-Sex Marriage Is Not a Reality for All

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett compares same-sex marriage to incest on TV.

New Jersey’s governor appeals a state court’s decision to start allowing marriage for same-sex couples, while the governor of neighboring Pennsylvania goes on TV and compares same-sex marriage to incest.

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SlutWalk Philly Changes Protest Name to ‘A March to End Rape Culture’

Half of the buttons for this year's event say, “End Rape Culture,” while the other half feature the word “slut” in a red-letter design that echoes Philadelphia’s famous Robert Indiana "LOVE" statue.

The organizers of the event, which takes place this year on September 28, have kept SlutWalk “in the background” by referring to themselves as SlutWalk Philly, while calling the event itself “A March to End Rape Culture.”

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Judge Says 14-Year-Old Was ‘in Control’ When She Was Raped by Adult Teacher

A Montana school teacher, Stacey Dean Rambold (above), will serve just 30 days for raping a student in part because the judge believed the 14-year-old girl—who has since committed suicide—was “as much in control” of the relationship as her teacher.

A Montana school teacher will serve just 30 days for raping a student in part because the judge believed the 14-year-old girl—who has since committed suicide—was “as much in control” of the relationship as her teacher.

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How Openly Gay Mayor Johnny Cummings of Vicco, Kentucky, Is ‘Destroying America’

This brilliant segment from The Colbert Report hones in on the awesome work of openly gay Mayor Johnny Cummings—and his hard-earned supporters—in “small town America.”

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Porn Sex vs Real Sex: The Differences Explained With Food

If you’ve ever watched porn, and if you’ve ever had sex, you know that the two are very different. But what are the differences, specifically? Whet your appetite and watch the video!

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Yet Another T-Shirt Tells Girls They Can Be Good at Shopping But Not Math

As back-to-school season approaches, young girls are once again told by retailers not to bother with math—they should stick to things girls are good at like shopping.

As back-to-school season approaches, young girls are once again told by retailers not to bother with math—they should stick to things girls are good at, like shopping.

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