Politics: A Sexy Business

February started scandalously with a memoir detailing the adulterous affairs of one of America’s favorite presidents. Once Upon a Secret: My Affair with President John F. Kennedy and Its Aftermath by Mimi Alford provides a descriptive window into the playboy ways of the ill-fated president. But even if the interactions recounted between Alford and the […]

An Exploration of Fat Sexuality, Part I

“Nothing will give you a soft-on faster than body shame,” said Substantia Jones, a photographer and the mind behind The Adipositivity Project, her voice flowing out of my phone’s speaker as we discuss fat sexuality. “Over 60 billion is spent in the U.S. every year creating and re-enforcing body shame. In effect, a big hunk of Corporate America […]

Grammy Applauds Chris Brown, Women Fight Back

Research and writing assistance from Christine Slocum. Check out all of Sex Week, right here.  When Chris Brown appeared on the Grammys, there was a lot of buzz about sexual violence… requesting sexual violence. Three years after Brown beat his then girlfriend Rihanna, punched her in the eye, and hit her mouth so hard that blood […]

Tips for Dating, Brought to you by the Leading Men of TV

Whether we like it or not, television has a severe impact on our everyday lives. We look to model the characters in our favorite TV worlds, especially when it comes to sex. We dream about these characters and lust after their extraordinary escapades. So here’s some dating tips, brought to you by the leading men […]

What You Won’t Find At the Next Career Fair: A Job in Porn

Check out all of Sex Week, right here.  The joke goes that most of the internet is porn, and in reality, the numbers gauging the size of the industry range anywhere from $5 to $10 billion annually. As I prepare for graduation this May, I figured it was time I broadened the scope of my job […]

Make Technology Your Wingman: Apps & Sites to Find a Hookup

Check out all of Sex Week, right here.  There is still time to find yourself a belated Valentine (or a hook up if you wish). You would think our generation had it all figured out by now, but judging by the number of flirting (a.k.a. hook up) apps and websites out there, we still have a […]

OPINION: Our Rape Culture Responsibility

Check out all of Sex Week, right here.  Have you heard the term “rape culture” before? If you have, great, let’s end that. If not, listen up. Rape culture is the idea that our society – meaning, our media, our history, our peer-to-peer interaction, our politicians and our police – make it ok to be blasé, if […]

Beauty and the Beard: The Sexy of Facial Hair

Check out all of Sex Week, right here.  Mustaches, muttonchops and a host of other options, as of late, have elevated facial hair to a form of high art. However, for the dating Millennial, a crush might not feel similarly about your upper lip’s latest masterpiece. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t a full market of […]