And what a gay year it was!

BuzzFeed LGBT highlights 60 moments the U.S. and the world can be proud of. And when you see all the events that happened in the last 365 days, it does actually look like significant progress.

I think Dan Savage put it best when he said on his Twitter account: “This is what a cultural tipping point looks like. Read it and weep, haters.”

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Why is the penis shaped like that?


For more on why the penis is shaped like that, check out “Sex at Dawn.” I interviewed one of the book’s authors, Christopher Ryan. I will post that interview here soon. In the meantime, enjoy!


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Why is the Penis Shaped Like That? . . . And Other Reflections on Being Human by Jesse Bering

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  • why some people find animals so . . . sexy
  • why testicles hang in such a vulnerable location
  • how cannibalism could be so tasty
  • if “free will” really exists
  • why the penis is shaped like that, anyyway

. . . then this is the book for you.”
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A toast to monogamy

Sex advice columnist, journalist, and newspape...

I am a fan of diversity. So if you want to build your relationship around you and one other person or you and multiple other people, as long as everyone knows about it, I think that’s awesome. But here’s a shout-out to good ol’ monogamy.

This post is from the Seattle newspaper the Stranger, where Dan Savage (co-creator of the ‘It Gets Better’ project) runs his sex-advice column. People write in questions and he answers them.  This is from the Savage Love Letter of the Day.

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Masturbation is key to self knowledge

I wanted to change things up a little bit and write a column for those of you who aren’t having sex and want to keep it that way.

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