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Simon Sheppard, Monday, October 4, 2010 - 8:00am
Sorry to be a buzzkill, but sometimes it's hard to be witty, or snarky, or much of anything but sad. And it's been a depressing, deadly month. See, this gay kid named Asher Brown, tired of...
Chris Hall, Thursday, July 29, 2010 - 4:41pm
In the video report below, The Nation's Laura Flanders speaks to Gabrielle Prisco, Director of the Juvenile Justice Project at the Correctional Association of New York and journalist Daniel Redman...
Amy Marsh, Wednesday, July 14, 2010 - 5:00am
I took my thirteen-year-old son and his friend to lunch today and, as a sexologist, it is my firm (get it, firm?!) belief that this should entitle me to at least five continuing education credits...
Marty Klein, Sunday, June 27, 2010 - 8:44pm
The big news in the world of sex is that Flibanserin, the drug that’s supposed to increase desire in some pre-menopausal women, has been rejected by the federal Food & Drug Administration (FDA...
Marty Klein, Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 4:40pm
Everyone knows that communication is absolutely essential to satisfying sex, right? So therapists, physicians, educators, progressive clergy, even a know-nothing like Dr. Phil are continually...
Marty Klein, Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 12:37pm
A few years ago I helped sue the state of Ohio. I’m proud to say we just won an important victory—something that protects every American. Like many states in the early 2000s, Ohio passed a law...
Marty Klein, Tuesday, April 6, 2010 - 8:02pm
They were impossibly young, tremendously gifted, and very, very attractive. Diana Ross was 20. Mick Jagger was 21. Brian Wilson was 22. Marvin Gaye was 25. The biggest star on stage, Lesley Gore...
Marty Klein, Monday, March 22, 2010 - 12:30am
Sexting has come of age—it’s on the front page of today’s New York Times. The good news is that our judiciary has finally told prosecutors enough is enough. A U.S. Appeals Court just upheld a...
Marty Klein, Friday, January 29, 2010 - 11:09pm
The verdict is in: the guy who murdered physician George Tiller will spend the rest of his life in jail, feeling good about what he did. Yes, the verdict shows that the justice system works,...
Marty Klein, Monday, December 28, 2009 - 6:21pm
  Perhaps your checklist for New Year’s Eve includes: * sexy clothes: to get yourself or a partner in the mood * mood-altering beverage: see above * money: for meals, gifts, fun * extra...
Marty Klein, Tuesday, November 17, 2009 - 10:44am
  After taking thousands of pictures around the globe with my trusty Pentax, I bought a digital camera last week. If you already have one, this may sound pretty ho-hum. But to someone who...
Marty Klein, Saturday, November 7, 2009 - 8:52pm
The lineup of speakers was extraordinary: a Senator; senior executives from companies like Verizon and Comcast; several state Attorneys General; President Obama’s Deputy Chief Technology Officer;...
Marty Klein, Saturday, October 31, 2009 - 3:30pm
  In the never-ending quest to boost their “tough on crime” and “family values” credentials, politicians and police departments across America have turned this year’s Halloween into the scariest...
Marty Klein, Sunday, October 11, 2009 - 12:25pm
I spoke at the University of Kentucky a few days ago as part of their Sex Week. The Family Foundation of Kentucky was terribly upset about the Week’s various activities, insulting the faculty...
Marty Klein, Friday, October 2, 2009 - 2:58pm
  I continued my trip to Azerbaijan by visiting medieval times twice, from two entirely different—yet oddly related—directions. Today I went to Krasnaya Sloboda, a small town in the foothills...
Marty Klein, Sunday, September 27, 2009 - 11:36am
The Iowa Supreme Court has affirmed the conviction of 18-year-old Jorge Canal, who complied with a 14-year-old friend’s request for a photo of his penis. The young man is now forced to...
Marty Klein, Monday, July 27, 2009 - 9:41am
A whole lot of Conservative bigshots wrote a letter last week to Attorney General Eric Holder. They lied and lied and lied about pornography, then asked to meet with Holder as soon as possible so...
Marty Klein, Sunday, July 19, 2009 - 8:11pm
I’m back from Chicago, speaking at the annual conference of the ALA—American Library Association. 20,000 librarians under one roof—totally inspiring. In addition to their deeper-funded and better–...
Marty Klein, Friday, June 26, 2009 - 10:03am
Two more “family values” politicians recently bit the dust, as Nevada Senator John Ensign and South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford both admitted to extramarital affairs. Prior to that, both men...