Why She Loves Fifty Shades of Grey: Real-Life Lessons For The Bedroom

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Is Fifty Shades of Grey more about men than women? Charles J Orlando discusses.

Eleven Ways More Americans Would Be Discussing Syria Right Now

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Yes, you will probably laugh. And Jeff Bogle seriously wonders why this is funny.

The Strength of Submission

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At first, John Edale worried about sharing this private aspect of his life in a blog, but has found that coming out as submissive has unexpected benefits.

The Christmas Gifts You Forgot

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Adult toys for the bedroom, brought to you by Adam and Eve

How BDSM Helped a Rape Survivor Recover

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Author Jane Devin overcame fear to embrace an unlikely ally

Men and Pornography: 10/20

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Is porn a good thing?

Fifty Shades of Being a Mom

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Erik Hinton’s latest story touches on Skyrim, Fifty Shades of Grey, Call of Duty, Nicholson Baker, motherhood, and everything else that’s hot right now.

Fifty Shades of Grey is Unintelligible as a Novel

Warning: This is not a post about gender, sex, or towering rage. It’s basically a piece of literary criticism. Also, some spoilers follow. So, as Charles creepily informed you, we’ve been reading Fifty Shades of Grey. Presently, we’re actually a bit of the way into sequel Fifty Shades Darker. Once we finish the trilogy, we’re going to […]

Your Humble Editors are Reading Fifty Shades of Grey.

Because of course we are. Did you think we’d let you down? Never, baby. We’re gonna stick with you through the end. And we’re gonna protect you, and give you expensive gifts and get all up in your business and maybe cross a few lines but only because we’ve never wanted someone as much as […]

Everyone’s Got Their Own Favorite Smut

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Kenny Bodanis asks: does it make any sense to call something porn if it’s a picture, but erotica when it’s words?

The Mainstream and the BDSM Bubble

Something that is true about people in kink[1] is that, almost universally, we are afraid. We are socially afraid of what will happen if our friends or family members figure out what it is that we do for fun. We are financially afraid of losing our jobs if our predilections come to light. Some of us […]

Why We’re Crushing on the Conversation’s Amanda de Cadenet

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Tara Block tells readers why they are crazy about this lovely British TV personality at TrèsSugar.