He to she
Transformation is sold as an instant miracle — but for transsexual people the journey is slow and painful
Are you looking at me?
What goes on in our minds when we see someone naked? The more we see of a person's body the stupider they seem
Mistresses are big business in China, where no official is a real man without his own ernai. What’s in it for the girls?
Atheists and homosexuals were called perverts once. Why do we still see perversion where no harm is done?
Where's the male Pill?
Many promising male contraceptives are in development, but none has come to market. So why has it taken so long?
Room for sex
Most architecture sets out to make us civil and efficient. Where are the homes that give us passion and pleasure?
A sublime contagion
The Gothic is more than vampires and flying buttresses, burgundy lips and black lace: it is the thrill of transgression
Tango mi amor
While we are in the arms of another and the music sings of time, and chance passing, we are in the eye of the storm
Nest of spies
The cuckoo is both an icon of Englishness and a symbol of suspicion and deceit — a perfect pet for an MI5 officer, then