I was still a fairly young man, 38, when I got a job with Larry Flynt’s infamous Hustler magazine. Starting out in a junior editorial commercial, I eventually became an executive editor, working directly with Larry and his now deceased wife Althea. It was a largely unspoken doctrine at Larry Flynt Publications that the glossy …

If you are like me (and you are because you are reading this article) you spend a non-zero amount of time each week looking for the perfect Simpsons gif, clip or quote to distribute in an instant, thus proving to whoever you’re chatting that you are with “it”, even if those jerks have changed what …

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Watching the camera showing it live online, Angel (not his real name) gently runs his fingers through his hair before letting it fall freely over his shoulders. Then, lightly, almost imperceptibly, as if it were part of the whole movement itself, his hand traces the outline of her breasts as it …

In the offline world, geography is everything. You can only buy what you have in front of you, only talk to someone who is in the same room. On the Internet, however, physical distance is trivial. What matters in online communication is not where you are, but what platforms and services you are using. Here’s …

In a favorite sitcom scene Roseanne, the patriarch of the family Dan sat his son DJ, a novice for masturbation. “The funny thing about this,” Dan says during heart to heart, “is that even though it’s okay and everyone does it, there’s nothing wrong with it, nobody ever talks about it.” Dan then put a …

Kari Lerum, a sociologist at the University of Washington, Bothell, where she studies the sex industries, said caming could provide more comfort and autonomy than other sex jobs. “Women work outside the home, it’s safe, they have more control over working conditions,” she said. Lawrence Walters, a Florida lawyer with expertise in obscenity law, said …