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Sex in Boston 2016: This Is How We Do It

Now more than ever, Bostonians’ sexual identities, mores, and mating habits have become fluid. Confessions from the front lines of our secret sexual revolution.

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Boston Sex, By the Numbers

See the results of our survey.

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Two Boston Singles Gripe About Hookup Culture

A little game of he said, she said.

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An Inside Look at Boston’s Campus Sex Culture

People date, but not so much seeking a romantic relationship as to say, “I want to verify publicly that I’m not just seeing this person […]

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Six Tips for Hosting and Attending BDSM Parties in Boston

Boston is home to plenty of bondage enthusiasts—most highly educated, and many working for startups and universities. Take Adam,* for instance. By day, he works […]

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The Sex Machine

How did Jon Gross, a middle-aged New England plumbing-supplies salesman, become America’s king of swingers?

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Sex and the Single Monk

In 2011, a community of Buddhist monks in Lowell announced plans to build a large, grand temple. The structure would signal that the city’s Cambodian Americans had at last entered the mainstream. Then came accusations of financial impropriety and political backstabbing. And then came a secretly recorded video of a monk having sex.

Arts & Entertainment

The Best and Worst of 2012 Pop Culture

Film Photo by Claire Folger via Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Best Argo A picture written and directed by Academy Award winner Ben Affleck (The Town, […]

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Helen Gurley Brown, Sexy to the End

Photo courtesy of Library of Congress/John Bottega Helen Gurley Brown, the longtime head of Cosmopolitan magazine, died yesterday at age 90. She was a sashaying […]

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In the Wake of Jerry Sandusky

After the verdict came down in the Jerry Sandusky case, Linda Kelly, the Pennsylvania State Attorney General, stood before the assembled press and said something […]

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Queer Heterosexuals at the Pride Parade

Boston Pride wraps up this weekend, and I’ve been thinking about the crowd of people the annual event attracts. A recent study lends fire to […]

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The Horrors and Pleasures of Sex on the T

Oh, the things that happen on the T. For instance: According to Universal Hub, back in July 2004, a man ejaculated on a woman’s pants […]

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Do Say Gay

I have married friends who apparently become “unmarried” as soon as they enter Texas. Why? They’re gay. Fortunately, when same-sex spouses come to Massachusetts, they […]

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Sex of the Future: Robot Prostitutes

Yup, you read that right. Robotic sex workers, by 2050. And while such speculation is intriguing philosophically*, I doubt it would work. I’m not saying […]

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Allure's Naked Celebrities Get Real?

Allure‘s “Naked” issue hit newsstands earlier this week, and the cast includes Maria Menounos, Debra Messing, Leslie Bibb, Taraji P. Henson, and Morena Baccarin. Now […]