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Mark Hay


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Past articles by Mark:

What Being a Furry Means to Me and My Sexuality

“I put on the fursuit and suddenly I’m ten times more comfortable with the way I look. Honestly, that’s magical.” → Read More

I’m Intersex. Here’s How That Affects My Sex Life.

“I’ve never understood the idea in society that people should be ashamed of differences like this.” → Read More

How Losing My Sense of Smell Affects My Sex Life

“The best way I can say it is: It’s having sex in black-and-white.” → Read More

This Porn Star Is Haunted by Bogus Sex Trafficking Rumors

Nicole Doshi’s career is taking off. One obstacle: wannabe saviors who keep screaming that she needs to be rescued. → Read More

My Sex Life with a Semen Allergy

How people can manage sex alongside a semen allergy. → Read More

How To Have A Healthy Sex Life With Hemophilia

“I had this inner dialogue about all the ways in which my body betrays me.” → Read More

How I Maintain a Sex Life With Severe Migraine Attacks

“We can masturbate together, each doing our own thing.” → Read More

The Reddit Group Helping to Fund Herpes Vaccine Research

Harvey Friedman is one of the world’s leading herpes researchers. In recent years especially, his lab at the University of Pennsylvania has garnered fanfare in both the medical world and popular press for its work on a first-of-its-kind genital herpes vaccine. This new protective treatment has shown astounding potential in animal tests, and Friedman and […] → Read More

How Endometriosis Affects Your Sex Life

“I've realized that positions where I have more control of everything help me limit my pain, because I'm only doing what’s comfortable for me at any moment.” → Read More

The Strange Story of Ior Bock

This is the epic tale of the weirdest cult leader that you've never heard of. → Read More

The Very Alive Woman Conspiracy Nuts Say Died of Monkeypox

“I don’t even know what to say to people who say I’m dead.” → Read More

COVID Truthers’ New Martyr Is a Gorilla Mom Named Martha

This might be the most surprising—and bogus—animal-rights freakout ever. → Read More

Monkeypox Is Here and COVID Truthers Are Losing It

Hundreds of cases and chatter about vaccines has sent conspiracy theorists into a full-on meltdown. → Read More

A Brief History of Sex Clubs, And Their Clandestine Predecessors

These days, sex clubs are all but mainstream. It hasn't always been that way. → Read More

Vaginal Dryness Sucks—But It Doesn't Have to Ruin Your Sex Life

“I’ve learned that sex just always feels better when you use lube.” → Read More

COVID Truthers Have Found a New ‘Pandemic’ to Freak Out About

As the coronavirus crisis shows (some) signs of waning, the same people who tried to argue it was all part of a sinister government plot are pivoting to a new boogeyman. → Read More

Having Sex Could Break My Bones. Here’s How I Do It Anyway

“Adjustments usually involve finding ways to keep your partner’s full weight off of you.” → Read More

How a Sleazy American Dating Coach Became a Pro-Putin Shill in Ukraine

He peddled sexist bile and toxic relationship advice within a subculture populated by Men’s Rights Activists and incels—while living in Ukraine. Then the invasion started. → Read More

Why Anti-Vaxxers Are Obsessed With Photos of ‘Jelly’ Blood

The conspiracy theorists terrified of safe and effective shots have really outdone themselves this time. → Read More

The Shady Site That Shows Anti-Vaxxers Will Believe Anything

Experts say it distorts data to advance the bonkers and baseless theory that red states are receiving toxic doses, while others get placebos. → Read More