New research confirms that the color red sends a signal of sexual availability.
July 11, 2014 • 5:00 AM • Share
Sexuality is a fundamental component of the human experience, and it’s one we need to have a better understanding of.
March 28, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
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
This simple idea, encouraged by medical texts of the past that taught deviation from the norm would lead to confused sexuality and gender identity issues, has put a surprising number of babies under the knife.
February 13, 2014 • 6:00 AM • 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
New research suggests women, like men, make less-prudent financial decisions when they have sex on the mind.
October 15, 2013 • 4:00 AM • Share
Lynn Comella speaks with Alissa Nutting about her debut novel, Tampa.
July 11, 2013 • 6:00 AM • Share
We have solid proof, based on penile blood flow, that it’s actually heterosexual men who show greater sexual attraction to underage kids.
July 9, 2013 • 8:00 AM • Share
Meet your favorite primate.
June 11, 2013 • 10:49 AM • Share
Psychiatry is under attack for not being scientific enough, but the real problem is its blindness to culture. When it comes to mental illness, we wear the disorders that come off the rack.
June 3, 2013 • 4:00 AM • Share
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