Everybody Thinks ‘Blister in the Sun’ Is About Masturbation — Except the Guy Who Wrote It

Featured in Hulu’s ‘High Fidelity,’ the Violent Femmes hit has inspired a longstanding, completely erroneous belief among fans. So why do we all assume it’s a song about self-gratification?

Where Does the Ejaculate Go If You’re Into Edging?

No, your semen isn’t going to leak into your kidneys and kill you

Cruising a Hotel Basement Bathroom in Search of My Queer Lineage

Stories of bareback sex in city parks and hooking up in bathhouses are our fables — stories of a time when cruising functioned as a vital means for gay men to not just get off, but to discover each other

This Is How We Masturbate While Heartbroken

During the torment of a recent breakup, approaches to ‘sadsturbation’ vary wildly. But one way or another, we all come to grips