Utah has started a war against pornography. In 2016, Utah became the first State to officially declare porn a public health crisis, claiming porn has "detrimental" effect on brain function, contributes to "emotional and medical illnesses," and gives rise to "deviant sexual arousal."
Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-BROADLY In July, artist Megumi Igarashi, a.k.a. Rokudenashiko, was arrested on obscenity charges after building a vagina-shaped kayak and distributing data that would allow people to 3D print a model of her genitals. She was released shortly thereafter but re-arrested again in early December; the day before Christmas, she was released on bail.
In Slutever, VICE's resident sexpert Karley Sciortino explores the mysterious labyrinth of human sexuality and checks out the various ways that people around the world like to get off. In the premiere episode of Slutever's brand new season, Karley finds herself in the world of life-like custom male sex dolls and meets the team pioneering the perfect plastic fuck buddy for women.

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. It's time for porn to change #changeporn Erika Lust is an independent erotic filmmaker and author based in Barcelona. She graduated from Lund University in 1999 with a degree in Political Sciences, and founded Erika Lust Films in 2005.

For most people, the idea of being abducted is terrifying. But in the BDSM world, one person's nightmare is another person's ultimate sexual fantasy. Over the past few years, complex kidnapping fetishes have been trending in the kink community, and certain savvy dommes are making bank by catering their services to fulfill that need.
VICE visited Miami, Florida, to speak to one of the leading penis doctors in the country and find out what it's worth to get your penis operated on. Penile implants have become a popular treatment option for erectile dysfunction-a health complication that more than 30 million men suffer from in the United States alone.
For people with physical disabilities, issues with sexual function, or a total lack of experience, the path to getting off can be isolating and just plain awkward. However, a group of sex surrogates have pioneered a radical hands-on approach called "medically assisted sexuality" to help fulfill the intimacy needs of people with handicaps.
In long-term relationships, we often expect our beloved to be both best friend and erotic partner. But as Esther Perel argues, good and committed sex draws on two conflicting needs: our need for security and our need for surprise. So how do you sustain desire?
In the first episode of the Slutever series, VICE's resident sexpert speaks with a variety of dating experts in an attempt to unlock the mysteries of the coital dance. Check out Slutever on VICE.COM here: www.vice.com/slutever
An idea permeates our modern view of relationships: that men and women have always paired off in sexually exclusive relationships. But before the dawn of agriculture, humans may actually have been quite promiscuous.

The belief that human beings -- throughout their lives -- deserve to have access to accurate information about their bodies and sexuality drives much of Debby Herbenick's work. Among her greatest passions is translating sexual science to the general public through teaching, books, columns, podcasts, television, social media, blogging, crafting, public art, and her latest project: Make Sex Normal.