5 Things I Learned from the FIFA World Cup Trophy

I’m well aware my current life offers more opportunities than I dreamed possible. I grew up with relatives in rural Mississippi until, at age 10, I reunited with my single mom in small-town Illinois. We didn’t have the kind of money that covered family vacations, so I didn’t dip my toes in an ocean or sit in a plane’s cabinet until later in life. As I kid, I just thought: My life will be what it…

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Join Me, Dan Savage, and Others at the Olympics

Well played, Google. If you haven’t already seen it, check out the new Sochi Olympics doodle.

Sochi…

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A Woman’s Guide to “Freeballing”

How does one follow up a post about Britney Spears’ vajayjay? With a post about the one thing that was missing — underwear — that’s how! Hmmm …. when a man doesn’t wear underwear under his clothes, it’s called “freeballing” (Because, you know, his balls…

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Hi, I’m Your New Black Girlfriend

Life is full of first-time experiences. The other week, when a [black female] friend mentioned she…

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Enjoy a Rich Life: Happiness is Free

I grew up poor in a small town in rural Illinois. Nevertheless, my single mom raised us to believe…

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35 and Single

“An Argentine woman, documenting her relationships, begins an intimate investigation searching for…

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A Final Ode to Paul Walker

It feels like I lost my exboyfriend. Actually, it’s the social equivalent of a one-night stand…

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Join Me for Adventures in Sex

In case you missed it, I fled New York. I ran away to Viareggio, Italy, with a handsome professor’s…

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How to Talk to Your 5-Year-Old Kid About Sex #SexEdSaves #SexEd @AdvocatesTweets @SIECUS @sexedhonestly

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Celebrity Sex, Vampires & Paternity Rights for Fathers

Description: If a man knocks up his on-again-off-again girlfriend via vitro fertilization, is he…

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Touching Strangers: New York Photographer Richard Rinaldi #photography

“He shows us humanity as it could be, as most of us wish it would be. As it was, as least for this one fleeting moment in time.” Steve Hartman

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Can You Be Something Else Besides Male or Female? #intersex #trans #LGBTQIA

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What Does It Mean If You Hate Sex?

Lovers, if you live in ‪New York City, ‎Philadelphia‬ or ‪‎Boston‬, you can grab a copy of my…

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How Your Beautiful, Bloody Heart Works

The blood vessels in the human heart.

Image above appears on I Fucking Love Science, curated by the…

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We’ve Seen Each Others’ Genitals, But We Don’t Freak Out

Three cheers for loose connections. Thanks to cultural shifts — living longer, divorcing more,…

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