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Friday, November 1

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Should This Inmate Get a State-Financed Sex Change Operation?

The complicated case of Michelle Kosilek, a murderer fighting for sexual reassignment surgery.

Friday, October 25

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The Stolen Ones

The underground economy of child sex trafficking, and what happens after someone is rescued from it.

Wednesday, October 16

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My Life With the Thrill-Clit Cult

Investigating San Francisco’s OneTaste, which promises personal and professional success through the practice of orgasmic meditation.

Tuesday, October 15

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Nights Out In a New Town

Traveling with a sex tourist to the Uzbek city of Tashkent. Excerpted from the forthcoming book If It's Monday It Must Be Madurai.

Thursday, October 10

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Saturday, October 5

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Cockblocked by Redistribution

A self-published author of pick-up guides visits the “pacifist nanny state” of Denmark and finds the social safety interferes with his seduction strategies.

Saturday, September 28

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Risk and Romance Among NBA Groupies: An Embed’s Report

Sex in the NBA in the wake of Magic Johnson’s HIV announcement.

Friday, September 27

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Friends Without Benefits

What the rapidly changing world of teenage hook-up culture means for young women.

Wednesday, September 25

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The Tiger Cure

One man’s experience with a sex surrogate in gay-conversion therapy.

Sunday, September 22

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Pleasures of the Fur

Adventures at a gathering of furries.

Wednesday, September 11

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Beso de los Exoticos

On lucha libre’s exóticos, “wrestlers who dress in drag and kiss their rivals, never quite revealing whether the joke is on their opponents, themselves or conservative Mexican society at large.”

Saturday, August 24

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Sleeping Together

A visit to Tokyo’s first co-sleeping cafe, where one can pay a set fee to sleep next to a woman in 20 minute increments, though spooning, being patted on the head, and a change of pajamas are extra.