Can We Talk Honestly About Pornography?

Can We Talk by Chris Isherwood

Daniel Dowling wants to have the porn conversation you don’t want to have.

Why I’m Pro-Sex Work and Anti-Porn


Instead of shaming porn actors and sex workers, Matthew Facciani says we should have open conversations about sexuality and sexual education.

For Anti-Sex Work Writers, Sex Sells


Put a picture of sex workers on your article, tell everyone how disgusting it is, and watch the punters click.

I Was Jailed for My Work on HIV in Iran, But the Tide is Turning


The inspirational story of two brothers who worked to combat HIV, and the Iranian government who wanted to quiet them.

Sleeping Together: The Good Life’s Top Ten in March

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Readers of The Good Life flock to the truth about sleeping together, and what we really want from women.

Fire in Cholon


An American soldier in Saigon receives an unexpected lesson in courage.

Women Who Pay For Sex: Men, Stereotypes, and the Erotic


More women than you think have paid for male “companionship”. What does this say about stereotypes of how sex and desire work?

I Don’t Deserve to Be Happy


Sex addiction and cheating are signs of deeper issues for Felicity Hodgman.

I Became an Escort


Felicity Hodgman treated affairs like a drug, and men as disposable.

The Grace Hotel


A former wedding planner observes the sex trade in Bangkok, as well as efforts to free women and children from prostitution.

Why We Crave Porn


Although we treat porn as a commodity, it is actually a deeply desired human interaction.

The Utility of Violent Porn


Under what circumstances is it acceptable to simulate non-consensual or violent sex?

Would the Buddha Look at Porn?


Buddhist American Keith Andresen is torn between culture and faith.

Confessions of a Recovered Porn Addict


To prepare myself for writing today I watched some Internet porn.

Women and Sex Work


Suburban wife, mother, and sex worker Elle Lynn Stanger talks about the women and men who make and use porn.

What Is a Good Man?


With quotes from friends and famous folks alike, Tom Matlack finds that defining goodness is not science, it’s art.