Traveling with a sex tourist to the Uzbek city of Tashkent. Excerpted from the forthcoming book If It's Monday It Must Be Madurai.
Tuesday, October 15
Thursday, October 10
Confessions of a serial husband.
Saturday, October 5
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
Sex in the NBA in the wake of Magic Johnson’s HIV announcement.
Friday, September 27
What the rapidly changing world of teenage hook-up culture means for young women.
Wednesday, September 25
One man’s experience with a sex surrogate in gay-conversion therapy.
Sunday, September 22
Wednesday, September 11
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
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.
Thursday, August 8
On the lesbian separatists of the 1970s, who “created a shadow society devoted to living in an alternate, penisless reality.”
Sunday, July 28
Cycles of boom and bust in the drilling town of Williston, N.D., as seen from the perspective of an itinerant dancer filling one of three slots at the only strip club in town, Whispers.
Wednesday, July 24
When Germany legalized prostitution just over a decade ago, politicians hoped that it would create better conditions and more autonomy for sex workers. It hasn’t worked out that way.