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Let’s Get Graphic: 7 Sexy Comics

I don’t believe in the phrase “guilty pleasure.” I’m a huge fan of people reading whatever they like, without feeling ...

Where’s the Sex in Literary Realist Fiction?

One reader, inspired by Karen Connelly’s new novel THE CHANGE ROOM, investigates why there isn’t more explicit, detailed sex in literary realist fiction.

100 Must-Read Sex Education Books (for Grown-Ups)

100 useful and informative sex education books for interests general and (ahem) specific.

Dungeons & Deadlines: The Kinky Sex Lives of 8 Great Authors

This work, “Dungeons & Deadlines,” is a derivative of “Rope Boots” by Daisy Romwall, used under CC BY-SA 2.0. “Dungeons & Deadlines” ...

Hearing Girls: Non-Fiction About Girls, Women, and Feminism

When I’m not reading YA fiction, I’m consuming non-fiction, especially of the “pop” psychology or sociology variety. What tends to ...

No Context Given: Going the Distance

General Pete, lead singer/songwriter of western Canada’s premier rap-metal novelty band, fails to pick up any of the five female fans ...

Let’s Talk about Childhood Sexuality with Alan Moore

In chapter 22 of Alan Moore’s Lost Girls, around the point at which the story moves from simply taboo to extreme, ...

3 Webcomics for People Who Find Kinky Sex Hilarious

Look, sex is hilarious. It’s messy and weird-looking, and if you do it wrong it’s awkward and confusing and likely ...

Tryin’ To Catch Me Reading Dirty

The intentions were good. The intentions may even have helped sustain my bibliophile tendencies through those tricky teen years. But ...

I Expected Batman and Robin, Not Pornography

Offended by “shocking” material presented in her 200-level college English course, a woman who has presumably never read The Killing Joke ...

XXXenophile: Nerdgasms and Geekrotica

In the late ‘80s, Phil Foglio started “giving the public what I want” in the form of XXXenophile, possibly the ...

Let’s Talk About Trigger Warnings for Books

The back cover is mere millimeters away, the final pages of the book. I’m almost done, so I have a ...

Giveaway: DOLLARS AND SEX

Enough with The Rules, the “he’s just not that into you,” and the declaration that men and women are from ...