The orgasm cure
What if we could expand ecstasy, reduce stress and lift depression, all by delaying and extending orgasm?
Prostitution is not sex work
Decriminalising the sex trade is touted as a means to empower women and rebrand a necessary service. This is utterly wrong
A handy history
Condemned, celebrated, shunned: masturbation has long been an uncomfortable fact of life. Why?
Should desire be curable?
Passion stabs, unrequited love hurts and taboo desires can torment the spirit. Is it time to fix our love lives for good?
The libido crash
Female sex drive has plummeted in our stressed-out world, but can we fix an epidemic of lost desire with drugs?
Was I raped?
Brutal assaults by strangers are unambiguous. But what should a woman do when she is the victim of an ‘almost rape’?
Critics say that porn degrades women, dulls sexual pleasure, and ruins authentic relationships – are they right?
Boys and girls alike
An un-consenting child, an unnecessary, invasive surgery: is there any moral difference between male and female circumcision?
When it comes to sex, will humans ever be liberated from the basic biological needs that drove our evolutionary past?
Thanks to new technology, sex toys are becoming tools for connection – but will sexbots reverse that trend?
Room for sex
Most architecture sets out to make us civil and efficient. Where are the homes that give us passion and pleasure?
The science of love
We each carry an intricate machinery of love, calibrating and attuning our moods and bodies to one another