Sex and Love During Covid-19 casual sex news polyamory sex in the news Jun 02, 2020

Read my article in Volonte about sex and love during Covid.

How can I meet someone new and fall in love? Is it even possible these days?

What if you can’t be physically together? What to do to keep it interesting during time apart?

Ways to connect with your partner whilst separated during...

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Your Open Relationship Road Map with Dr. Zhana podcast polyamory youtube Jan 03, 2020

If you have ever been interested in exactly how open relationships work or why casual sex isn't something to be ashamed of, this episode of True Sex and Wild Love podcast episode #26 is a must listen. Dr. Zhana Vrangalova is a developmental psychologist, sex researcher, and a human sexuality NYU...

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Squirting School - TSOS Ep. 56 podcast sex science news sex studies squirting Feb 12, 2019

Every time Dr. Zhana teaches about almost any topic, someone asks a question about squirting, often referred to as female ejaculation. It seems like squirting is having a moment right now, with everyone and their mother wanting to know if all vagina-owners can squirt, what the ejaculate is made...

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The Good, The Bad, and Polyamory – TSOS Ep. 37! podcast polyamory sex in the news sex science news sex studies Jun 25, 2018

In episode Dr. Zhana and Joe talk to Dr. Amy C. Moors about her research on non-monogamy!

Listen to the Science of Sex Podcast Episode 35 HERE. 

Non-monogamy often gets a bad rep in our society, but also in academia. A lot of research conducted on polyamory has been biased, showing...

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Inside The Heads Of Non-monogamous Men: TSOS Ep. 3 forbes podcast polyamory sex in the news sex science news sex studies Oct 17, 2017

Episode #3 of the Science of Sex podcast is up! Remember my recent Forbes article about the study that found that non-monogamous men’s brains responded differently to romantic images than monogamous men’s? This week, Joe Pardavila and I talk with Dr. Lisa Dawn...

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One In Seven Americans Has Had A Threesome And One In Five Finds Them Appealing casual sex forbes news sex in the news sex science news sex studies Sep 27, 2017

Threesomes get held up as the typical male fantasy fairly often in media. But, what does the research suggest about who actually shares this fantasy, and how many people are actually having threesomes?

Luckily, a new study just came out about this exact topic (and more!):

With a new ...

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Monogamous And Non-monogamous Men’s Brains Respond Differently To Romantic Images forbes news polyamory sex in the news sex science news sex studies Sep 26, 2017

Are some people “wired” for nonmonogamy? Do nonmonogamous people’s brains work differently from monogamous people’s?

A new study has studied brain responses to men viewing sexual, romantic, and neutral images and found that there are some differences in how monogamous vs...

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Casual Sex: Everyone Is Doing It casual sex casual sex project Sep 01, 2016

Check out the New Yorker’s piece, Casual Sex: Everyone Is Doing It, to find out more about my research project The Casual Sex Project, what it does, and how I got started on it!

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Everything You Need To Know About Consent That You Never Learned In Sex Ed sex science news Apr 20, 2016

How do you go about the business of obtaining and providing enthusiastic consent in real-life sexual encounters? This week, I wrote an article about sexual consent  piece on for a Teen Vogue campaign, Not Your Fault, that aims to educate people about the...

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Is Polyamory Right For You? 8 Questions To Help You Decide polyamory sex science news Mar 21, 2016

As polyamory and other open relationships options become more visible, more and more people are wondering if that could be the right choice for them. And for a good reason: Poly is really not for everyone (nothing sexual ever is, really): It’s socially stigmatized, emotionally...

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STI Reality Check: Swine Flu Is Worse Than Chlamydia! sex science news sti Nov 07, 2015

A guy once told me he’d rather get hit by a car than get oral herpes. Thinking rationally, that makes absolutely no sense. A car hit can kill you or permanently injure you, affecting dramatically your quality of life. Oral herpes–the virus that causes cold sores on the...

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Is Casual Sex Bad For You? casual sex project news tedx Jun 03, 2015

Casual sex has long been portrayed as a societal sin. watch my TedX talk as I weigh in on the topic.

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