Do Asexuals Have Sexual Fantasies and Do They Masturbate?

There is a spectrum of asexuality with a variety of sex drives, attractions, fantasies, and masturbations.

Asexuality: A Brief Primer

“Asexuality does not make our lives any worse or any better, we just face a different set of challenges than most sexual people.”

More Bisexual Women? Think Again.

Decisions the authors made regarding sexuality as categorical rather than a continuum led to a misinterpretation of their data.

Gaydar: Do You Have It?

Cues include adornment, body movement, voice, and facial features—but are these accurate? Can bisexuals be detected?

Why Teens Opt Not to Have Sex

Parental rules and sex education programs aren't resonating with today’s teens. They have their own motivations for skipping sex.

The New Tomboy

Girls are given more leeway than boys in their gender presentation and, thus, it is more acceptable to be a tomboy than a sissy.

Do Tomboys Grow Up To Be Lesbian?

It is more the addition of masculinity rather than a deletion of femininity that distinguishes tomboy from non-tomboy girls.

Gay Male Couples: Sexually Open or Closed?

Hook-up sex has its advantages but is this all there is? Young gay men, perhaps similar to most youth, want romance.

Open or Closed Sexual Relationships?

What do we know about consensual non-monogamous relationships? This study is a first step.

How We Feel About What's "Down There"

You’ll feel greater confidence in yourself as a sex partner and more sexually attractive if you’re satisfied with your genital appearance.

Can Guys Be Sexually and Romantically Fluid?

Men can be sexually fluid, if we allow them to be.

Recent Findings From the CDC on Gay Youth Are Flawed

A flawed study from the CDC could potentially harm sexual-minority youth.

How Many Gay Men Are There? Fewer Than You Might Think

We believe there are many gay men and yet few men actually identify as exclusively gay.

Stephanie: Bisexual Orientation, Lesbian Identity

Stephanie looks back at her process of recognizing her attraction to women. Lesbian novels, a gay pride march, sex and a relationship helped.

Why So Few Lesbians?

Scholars cite both biological and cultural reasons why so few women identify as lesbian.

Where Did All the Lesbians Go?

Only about 1% of women identify as lesbian or exclusively attracted to other women.

Juan: A Bisexual Young Man?

Bisexuality among youth takes many different forms.

Bisexual, Not Bisexual

In case you were wondering what bisexuality is, this post should totally confuse you.

How Many Straight People Are There?

Regardless of whether it’s sexual identity, attraction, or behavior, fewer women than men say they’re straight.

Spectrum of Sexuality and Romance

We are not sexual and romantic categories but share our proclivities with many others.

Gay, Not Gay, Straight, Not Straight

We believe that we understand a person if we know whether she or he is straight or gay. But there might be alternatives to these two categories.