The Internet Likes Kim Yo Jong a Little Too Much
Online crushes on the possible next North Korean leader fit an old pattern of the dangerous and erotic Orient.
Trump’s Pick for Intelligence Chief Represents a Step Forward for Gay Rights
Not long ago, Richard Grenell would have been disqualified for his sexuality. It’s a pity, however, that he’s not the right candidate for such an important job.
When Social Justice Activism Becomes an Act of Self-Destruction
An overly strident campaign by Britain’s Labour party to protect transgender people is alienating potential allies across the country.
Britain Is Making Sexual Harassment a Hate Crime
A shift in how police departments handle complaints about men could save the lives of countless women.
South Korea’s Darkest Clubs Are Being Dragged Into the Light
The Burning Sun investigation has exposed horrors against women—and men getting away with it.
It’s Legal to Sell Sex in Amsterdam, But Don’t Expect the Same Rights As Other Workers.
The famously permissive Dutch city is cracking down on prostitution, relocating sex workers, and discriminating against those employed in the industry.
Chinese Censors Really Don’t Want You to Watch These Sex Ed Videos
Educator Chang Mengran is trying to teach Chinese women about their own bodies.
India’s #MeToo Moment Came Late, but It Will Be Transformative
The rage that animated protests against sexual violence in 2012 has returned, and Indian women are fearlessly speaking out against powerful perpetrators.
Putin Doesn’t Care about Sex Trafficking
Russia could have done something to prevent sexual exploitation of foreign women during the World Cup. It chose not to.
Will State Miss Its #MeToo Moment?
Some say harassment policies and processes are failing foreign service officers.
The Teflon Don
Sex scandals have a long history of taking down politicians — but don't get your hopes up about the current U.S. president.
China Refuses to Admit It Has a Rape Problem. I Would Know.
The Communist Party wants to blame Hollywood and "loose women," instead of acknowledging its own epidemic levels of sexual assault.
Sex Dolls Are Replacing China’s Missing Women
The country's gender gap has left young men desperate for high-tech alternatives.
This 18-Year-Old Chinese Woman Is Beating the Schools at Sex Ed
In a nation where textbooks still teach that sex before marriage mars girls forever, Yao Sifan is offering a feminist take on the facts of life.
Osama bin Laden’s Secret Masturbation Fatwa
How the sexual torment of Islamic radicals helps explain the genesis of jihadi violence.
The Exchange: Why Americans Can’t Cope With Trauma
Writers Meghan O'Rourke and Hanya Yanagihara explore death and grief in the Facebook age.
A Brewing Controversy Over Swiss Coffee Shop’s Sex Robots
One café in Geneva is looking to offer its customers an extra perk with their espressos, but not everyone is sold on the idea.
Indonesia’s President Believes Chemical Castration Will Stop Pedophilia
The Indonesian president has defended his suggestion that sex offenders be castrated.