Sexology Changemakers: Virginia Johnson

February 21, 2024 by Zoe Moscovici

In the history of sex research, the first names to come up are often Sigmund Freud, Alfred Kinsey, or William Masters.  However, history tends to overlook important women and people of color who are just as indispensable to the field.  For example, Virginia Johnson was an equal partner to William Masters in some of the...

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Sexology Changemakers: Virginia Johnson
Can a TikTok Trend Determine Your Relationship Quality?
Can a TikTok Trend Determine Your Relationship Quality?

February 14, 2024 by Emily Mendelson

Did preparing for Valentine’s Day feel a little extra stressful this year? If so, you might have social media (and, in particular, TikTok) to blame. For example, among the many...

Dating & Relationships, Media & Culture
Announcing The Psychology of Human Sexuality, 3rd Edition!
Announcing The Psychology of Human Sexuality, 3rd Edition!

February 1, 2024 by Emily Mendelson

The third edition of The Psychology of Human Sexuality by Dr. Justin Lehmiller is officially available! This textbook is a comprehensive guide to major theoretical perspectives on human sexuality, and...

Books & Films, Sex Ed
Meet the New Managing Editors: Zoe Moscovici
Meet the New Managing Editors: Zoe Moscovici

January 25, 2024 by Merissa Prine

Exciting news: Sex and Psychology is expanding! Join us in extending a warm welcome to Zoe Moscovici, our newest team member. Zoe’s arrival this week marks an important step in...

Interviews
New Sex Book Alert: Come Together by Emily Nagoski
New Sex Book Alert: Come Together by Emily Nagoski

January 17, 2024 by Emily Mendelson

Emily Nagoski’s new book Come Together: The Science (and Art!) of Creating Lasting Sexual Connections is set to release on January 30th, 2024. We were able to receive a sneak...

Books & Films
The State of Sex Education in the USA in 2024
The State of Sex Education in the USA in 2024

January 11, 2024 by Merissa Prine

Sex education in the United States has been a subject of unending controversy for years. Unlike many other developed countries, the US approach to sex education varies widely across states,...

Safe Sex, Sex Ed
LoveHoney Sex Toys The Year in Sex: The 10 Most-Read Articles on Sex and Psychology in 2023
The Year in Sex: The 10 Most-Read Articles on Sex and Psychology in 2023

December 27, 2023 by Justin Lehmiller

As 2023 winds down, let’s look back at this year’s ten most read articles on Sex and Psychology. The following posts represent a very diverse range of content and, combined,...

Potpourri, Sex Ed
12 Years of Great Sex: It’s the Twelfth Blogiversary of Sex and Psychology!
12 Years of Great Sex: It’s the Twelfth Blogiversary of Sex and Psychology!

December 20, 2023 by Justin Lehmiller

Believe it or not, Sex and Psychology turns 12 years old this week! When I first started blogging at the end of 2011, I had no idea where this journey would...

Potpourri
How to be an LGBTQIA+ Ally This Holiday Season
How to be an LGBTQIA+ Ally This Holiday Season

December 13, 2023 by Merissa Prine

The holiday season is a time for joy, togetherness, and celebration. It’s a period where families and friends gather to share love and create lasting memories. However, amid the merry...

LGBTQIA+
Future Method Butt and Body Scrub Why Do We Masturbate? Saying Goodbye to No Nut November
Why Do We Masturbate? Saying Goodbye to No Nut November

November 30, 2023 by Bethany Lumsdaine

As the annual masturbatory abstinence challenge known as “No Nut November” comes to a close, it is a great time to remember all the positives of masturbation. From improved health...

Myth vs Fact
5 Sexy Things To Be Thankful For In 2023
5 Sexy Things To Be Thankful For In 2023

November 23, 2023 by Merissa Prine

Happy Thanksgiving! Since many of us are currently in the season of giving thanks and are reminded of all of the wonderful things we are thankful for, we wanted to...

Sex Ed
A Look Inside The Securing Sexuality Conference
A Look Inside The Securing Sexuality Conference

November 14, 2023 by Bethany Lumsdaine

Last month, the inaugural Securing Sexuality conference took place in Detroit, Michigan. Possibly the first conference of its kind, Securing Sexuality brought together experts from various fields to delve into...

Potpourri
Study Abroad With Me! 2024 Amsterdam and Berlin Courses on Sex and Culture
Study Abroad With Me! 2024 Amsterdam and Berlin Courses on Sex and Culture

November 8, 2023 by Justin Lehmiller

I’m excited to announce that my study abroad program in conjunction with the Sexual Health Alliance is back for another year! We are offering study abroad courses in both Amsterdam...

Sex Ed
Why Halloween Is The Perfect Opportunity To Explore Roleplay Fantasies
Why Halloween Is The Perfect Opportunity To Explore Roleplay Fantasies

October 31, 2023 by Bethany Lumsdaine

Each October, seasonal Halloween costume shops pop up everywhere peddling “sexy” costumes representing various professions, beloved TV and film characters, and spooky creatures. It’s a massive enterprise, with Americans expected...

Fantasies, Sex Tips