Should Respectable Writers Publish in Playboy?

Carl Zimmer, a celebrated science writer, has published a piece about Neil deGrasse Tyson in the January issue of Playboy magazine. Almost immediately after the article started making the rounds on the internet, the question of whether "respectable authors" should publish in magazines like Playboy arose. ...more

(nablopomo #21) listening to the hungers

Nous qui désirons sans faims: we who want without hungers...more

Northwestern University, Sex Toys and the Female Orgasm

So naturally, when I read about the controversy surrounding Northwestern University’s Human Sexuality class, I’m utterly dismayed. Here is a professor, John Michael Bailey, who is offering, at last, some semblance of a full sexual education to students who are interested. The class focuses on the science and diversity of sex and offers events for students to explore sexual issues with panels and presenters who have experienced the things being discussed. The events occur after class; they are optional and the content is not covered on exams. ...more
@abgirl Agree with every word you're saying. Especially the last thoughts about porn. I ...more