What Netflix’s “Too Hot to Handle” Can Teach Us About Sex and Intimacy
An unexpected lesson on the link between physical affection and emotional connection
How Brienne in 'Game of Thrones' Relates to our Modern Consent Conversation
The Future of Women's Magazines: Where 'Free Love'-Era Advice Lost Modern Readers Like Me
Relevant media evolves with women's desires.
‘The Bold Type’ Is Exactly What You Expect ‘Cosmopolitan’ to Be Like—Sort Of
Which is to say, it’s confusing.
For Years, I Felt Guilty for Not Liking the Hookup Culture
And I don’t think I’m alone.
How Sexual Assault Became 'Normal'—Even Before Bachelor Hookups and Cosby Trials
Not in a good way, or even an inevitable way.
Sex Regret Isn’t About Religious Guilt as Much as Biological Instincts, New Research Shows
It’s not just where you grew up.
Nightmare Hookup Turned Alleged Assault Shuts Down Bachelor Spinoff—and Other Notes from the Week
Catch up on all the news you might have missed with our handy summary of the week’s top stories.
After Experiencing the Hookup Culture, I Can Believe the Stat that 1 in 5 Women Are Raped
While others debated the fine print, I lived it.
What Janelle Monáe’s Remark About Withholding Sex Gets Right
‘We should consider stopping having sex.’
4 Truths About Hooking Up and Hanging Out I Learned the Hard Way
It took me a while to get smart.
How Objectifying Social Media Affects Girls’ Body Image More Than You Think
Growing research is showing the effects of our ‘misinformation age’ on body image.
4 Simple Steps to Start Dating in a Way That Actually Makes You Happy
You have the power to reset the way you approach romance.
I Learned the Hard Way That Attention Seekers Are the Loneliest People
There are way more valuable things than the fleeting attention of others.
I Thought Casual Sex Would Be Empowering, but It Was the Opposite
My experience persuaded me that marriage is the only context in which sex can truly be between equals.
Ed Sheeran’s and Ellie Goulding’s Songs Reveal Hookup Culture for the Mess It Really Is
‘Don’t’ and ‘On My Mind’ seem to be trying to tell us something.