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Harvard Goes Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga’s anti-bullying campaign got a whole lot more heft yesterday when she announced that she was starting the Born This Way Foundation, which was […]

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Sex for Tips at Suburban Massage Parlors

The words “masseuse” and “sex” in the same sentence make for a classic porn fantasy — and with good reason, it seems. At Terry Mussari’s […]

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In Cambridge, Studying Bondage at the Kink Academy

On Saturday, at Harvard’s Democracy Center, I sat in the audience as a man called Murphy Blue tied up a gorgeous woman. Blue’s job: Kink […]

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Amanda Palmer Gets Naked in Boston (And She Isn't Alone)

Last week, as singer Amanda Palmer was viewing the exhibition of Degas nudes at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, Palmer (a former artist’s model) was […]

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As Seen on Facebook: States That Allow You to Marry Your Cousin — but not Your Partner

Two playful, color-coded maps of the United States are making the rounds on Facebook this week. The first depicts “States That Allow Gay Marriage” and […]

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The Gritty Reality of a Suspected Roxbury Brothel

Stories of half-naked women chasing men down the street may sound mythical, but in the case of a recent Roxbury “brothel” closure, it’s just a […]

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Sex Education, the Lady Gaga Way

When gay teenager Jamey Rodemeyer took his life last week, his “It Gets Better” video remained on the net. So there we were, listening to […]

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The Nerd: A Kinky Animal?

Can geeks and nerds be hot in the sack? If the Nerdy Cabaret in super-smart Cambridge is any indication, then the answer is a resounding […]

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Ron Paul Could Be Your Man, If …

Mr. Paul is essentially a fearless defender of your baby’s freedom to die from Whooping cough because some unvaccinated California goober coughs in your direction on a BART train.

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Let's Talk About Baby Daddy Issues

Who’s in charge here? That’s the first thing I thought when I read this morning’s story in the Globe about Ben Seisler, a sperm donor […]

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Miss Universe and Boston's Femmes

So come on, fess up. What did you watch on Monday night? Miss Universe or the Patriots game? Perhaps we should create a Boston personality […]

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How Abortion Rights Affect Sex

Abortion funding is a big issue both for women and their communities — even for those who have health insurance. According to a 2011 study […]

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Nerds Need Love, Too

Let it never be said that science magazines don’t have a streak of romance, starting with New Scientist, a long-lived, respected science news and opinion […]

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As Steve Jobs Moves Out, Will Porn Move In?

Although Steve Jobs will certainly be missed in the world of technology, I doubt the porn industry is shedding any tears with the news of […]

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Why Bachmann Can't Just Pray The Gay Away

As Michele Bachmann shies away from her attacks on homosexuality, we must not assume that it’s an end to her persuasive prejudice. Having consistently formed […]