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Swell writers on how sexuality intertwines with society, identity, and history.
Here are five ways to cultivate some genuine self-love this year.
The energy of February is a deep invitation to explore, re-examine, and reflect on our relationship and intimacy patterns.
We’re putting together a comprehensive, crowdsourced glossary of intimacy and sexual wellness terms.
Most women groom their pubic hair nowadays, but that wasn’t always the case.
Welcome to 2020, lovers! A new decade brings entirely new energy.
We asked you about the wildest things you heard back in sex ed. The answers disturbed us.
Are your palms getting sweaty thinking about having a sex talk with your kids? You’re not alone.
Welcome to Sagittarius season, lovers!
A transgender man reminisces on the surprising beauty of his first time.
The concept of “virginity loss” may be a myth, but having sex for the the first time can still feel meaningful.
A new book about masculinity, #MeToo, self-care, and more.
Welcome to Scorpio season, lovers!
How the spookiest holiday awakens potential for dark, fantastical fun.
Welcome to Libra Season, lovers!
Stereotypes about bisexual identity have real-life consequences.
Can you save a partnership when one person comes out as a different gender or sexual orientation?
We asked Dame’s Instagram community how they defined sex.
Welcome to Virgo season, lovers!
The history of lube goes back thousands of years.
Solo sex might be more important for the demi than almost any other sexual type.
Welcome to fire season, lovers!
We asked our Instagram community about how sex and motherhood intertwine
A review of Aziz Ansari’s new special, Right Now.
A writer learns to submit during sex, despite her hearing device.
It turns out that the answer isn’t so simple.