Of kinks, crimes, and kinds: A look behind the scenes at how the American Psychiatric Association’s Paraphilias Sub-Work Group proposed revisions to the DSM for all manner of things relating to sexual arousal brought about by atypical objects, situations, or individuals.
March 11, 2014 • 12:00 PM • Share
Despite its prevalence—36 percent of U.S. adults have practiced it in some form—BDSM remains stigmatized in U.S. culture.
February 10, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
The biggest issue is not surgery, nor hormonal treatments, nor even the criminal lack of psychological support. The biggest issue is shame, and how no one deals with it in a way that lets people know there is nothing to be ashamed of.
December 11, 2013 • 12:00 PM • Share
New research suggests women aren’t automatically opposed to sexual imagery in advertisements, but they do object when it is used to sell cheap products.
December 2, 2013 • 6:00 AM • Share
Imagine a prenatal test that, like the one for trisomy 21 (Down’s syndrome), could show a predisposition to gayness.
October 17, 2013 • 8:00 AM • Share
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