Eros

By Keith | Eros is a natural, sensual, often dark, creative, arousal instinct that predates the modern ego. From the editor of Notice Magazine.

The secret Hollywood Eyes Wide Shut-style erotica club

The LA venue, Carondelet House, hosts the night and puts on a show called Nuit Blanche - a world class sexually charged 1920's performance - and five …

Erotic Energy: Nature’s Renewable Resource

Eros, or erotic energy, provides the generative, creative force that inspires the acorn to become the Oak, and the mother wolf to fiercely defend her …

Aphrodite and Dionysus

<b>Linda:</b> Lack of or a low sexual desire is the most common sexual challenge, about which physicians hear numerous complaints. Doctors and …

Relationships

loupe

“No erotic work of art is filth if it is artistically significant; it is only turned into filth through the beholder if he is filthy.”<p>This was the …

Artists

The art of the erotic: what sexy pictures say about us

The yearning to create is so forceful that it makes perfect sense that many artists equate the act of creation with the libido. Every sweep of charcoal, every stroke of paint and every strike of the chisel is imbued with desire. It is the shortest of steps from the compulsion to originate art to …

Art

The quest for

The author of A Handbook for my Lover talks about the idea of lust and desire.

Literature

I Went On a 7-Day 'Sex Cruise', And It Was The Wildest Vacation Ever

(Getty)You may have heard of Desire Resorts from Original Group before…a.k.a. the kinky clothing-optional sex paradise in Mexico, a.k.a. the adult …

I Took My Mom to a Porn Convention

My parents always avoided discussing sex with me when I was growing up. I wanted to find out if being surrounded by porn stars and dildos could make my mom talk.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Germany.</i><p>As a general rule, I avoid talking to my parents about sex. Thankfully, they're equally …

Parenting

Londoners play dirty in erotic Scrabble speed dating

Trendy music, dimmed lights, candles, cocktails, and a naughty game: everything was in place for romance to blossom.<p><i>Graphic Content</i><p>Triple word score: …

Eros

Very simply, this is how <b>eros</b> love works.<p><b>Eros</b> may be beautiful, as in the Song of Solomon (though there’s also the possibility that the sexual …

Marriage

Eric Fischl: “I don’t think of my work as erotic, I think of it as sexual.”

When I met Eric Fischl (New York, 1948), one of the most representative artists of American narrative painting, he was inaugurating an exhibition in London. We spoke about his memoir Bad Boy: “everything I wanted to say is there”. This revealing compendium uncovers the journey from his traumatic …

Mind

The Death of Eros | Mark Regnerus

Something strange is going on in America’s bedrooms. In a recent issue of <i>Archives of Sexual Behavior</i>, researchers reported that on average, Americans …

Drug-fuelled sex event moved to mystery private island

The switch was made after its mysterious organisers came under pressure from Colombian politicians, enraged when the event made international …

New Year's Eve

Inside a Two-Day Sex Party at a Nudist Resort

There's a lot to learn about yourself when you take your clothes off.<p>When I tell people I'm going to a naked resort in Jamaica, they respond as though I've just revealed my salary or the details of my last menstruation. It's a long blink or a visible shift backward in their seat. Several ask, after …

Hermione Granger

Are you a pervert? Yes, you probably are

Are you a pervert?<p>I believe you are.<p>This statement might offend you. Perhaps you wonder what would compel me to say something like that about you, …

Medicine

Why do people cheat?

And more to the point, why do happy people cheat? GQ speaks to therapist Esther Perel, the world's foremost authority on infidelity<p>You’re madly in …

Relationships

Pornhub Just Launched a Sex Toy Line for Couples and Made a Freaky Music Video to Go With It

(Pornhub)It takes talent to become a great musician. It takes even more talent to create a song where all of the instruments are sex toys.Yeah, …

Relationships

Gaspers: Erotic Asphyxiation, Ageism and Dirty Conversations

People tell me things they would not tell anyone else, not their mom, not even their therapist or childhood best friend. I get bro status instantly …

Just One Night

From <i>Just One Night</i> by Kyra Davis.<p><i>The following has been excerpted as part of an ongoing Refinery29 series of erotic stories</i> <i>for women, by women.</i><p>Mr. …

Yoga

Why Nancy Friday’s 1970s collection of women’s sexual fantasies still matters

The author of My Secret Garden – a shocking and deeply sexy work – has died, leaving a legacy to inspire younger generations<p>For me, it is the dogs and the lesbians. These were the sections in Nancy Friday’s 1973 cult sexuality tome, My Secret Garden: Women’s Sexual Fantasies, that I can still …

Feminism

Hot Sex: Inside the Kinky World of Bespoke Porn

For fans sick of the mainstream clips found on sites like Pornhub, custom films scratch every (odd) itch – and might also save the industry<p>Inside the …

Plunge: A clarion call to sexual liberation

In the time that has elapsed between the release of Fever Ray’s eponymous debut, and the surprise launch last week of her follow-up <i>Plunge</i>, much has …

Knives

EROS

Greek Mythology >> Greek Gods >> Olympian Gods >> Erotes >> Eros<p>Greek Name<p>Ερως<p>Transliteration<p>Erôs<p>Roman Name<p>Cupid, Amor<p>Translation<p>Love, Sexual …

Ancient History

'XConfessions' Film Review: Let's Talk about Lust

Last week, I watched porn in a sold-out theater.<p>At the door, we were met with disclaimers we had to sign relinquishing the cinema of its responsibility for any psychological and physiological illness caused. We were quietly ushered in and down to the second row. Close up. The opening scenes had …

Taiwan

'Pop Erotica': The Sweet Spot celebrates black sexuality

Sex sells, even to black people on the poetry circuit — a notion poet Ainsley Burrows knew in his heart to be true and ended up going against the grain by making a bold visionary move.<p>In 2006, the Kingston, Jamaica native founded the one-of-a-kind burlesque troupe, The Sweet Spot, which focuses …

Burlesque

Sexuality - Conscious Eros Creativity Relationships

<b>by Marc Gafni</b><p>At this key time in history we are called to evolve and embody Love, Sex and Eros! The sexual is the ultimate spiritual master. Deep …

Relationships

A Love Letter to the Sacred Masculine

Embed from Getty Images<br>—Dear Sacred Masculine,I want you. I really do.I want to know and worship every ounce of your body, mind, and soul. Not all at …

The Feminist Pioneers Making Provocative Art About Sex

THIS SUMMER IN LOS ANGELES, a hairy, phallic-looking screw painted by Judith Bernstein extended across 180 feet of the exterior of Venus gallery in Boyle Heights. This month at MoMA PS1 in Queens, men and women stripped down to their underwear and rubbed each other with raw fish in a video by …

Art

Macau debut for famous French erotic cabaret show Crazy Horse, four years after wowing Hong Kong

Daizy Blu’s first experience of the Crazy Horse Paris was not too dissimilar to that of the millions who have seen the erotic adult cabaret show …

Hong Kong