In South Korea, being gay is still taboo

Earlier this year, a video surfaced online of two male soldiers having sex. Military officials say they responded with a proper investigation into the incident. But Lim Tae-hoon, the head of a group called the Military Human Rights Center for Korea …

The 4 Craziest Places People Keep Having Sex

The idea of a sexual taboo is a broad one, and it changes a lot. Consider how any number of states had laws banning sodomy, which included oral sex in its definition. I would go out on a limb right now and say a solid majority of the sex-having public is …

The Taboo Boss: My Same-Sex Sexual Harassment Story

This week, Miki Agrawal, the co-founder of Thinx “period panties for modern women,” made headlines for being sued by former female employees for alleged sexual harassment. If you’ve had a job, chances are you’ve been a subordinate — you’ve had …

Child sex abuse: “We have not yet left the taboo zone”

A new study reveals that almost every seventh German has experienced sexual abuse during childhood. The German commissioner for child abuse says politicians must devote more resources to prevention. Experts had hoped that the numbers would drop, but a …