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TikTok Sex Talk

TikTok Sex Talk is an Inverse column explaining (and sometimes debunking) the weirdest sexual health tips on TikTok.

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Why testicles have tastebuds

A viral TikTok video reveals the weird truth inside our testes.

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Let’s TikTok About Sex

Does coffee make your orgasms better?

A viral TikTok makes a new case for the benefits of caffeine.

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Spit or swallow

Why semen is good for your brain

A viral TikTok reveals the surprising answer to an oral sex mystery.

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TikTok Sex Talk

Why wearing socks during sex helps you have orgasms

The science behind a viral TikTok explained.

Mind and Body

Some dangerous — even banned — drugs lurk in dietary supplements

What are these hidden substances, and why do they matter?

Abortion Rights

Overturning Roe v. Wade will make the U.S.’s horrifying maternal mortality rates even worse

Maternal mortality rates have been increasing in the United States for decades.

Mind and Body

Study confirms the “orgasm gap” is more social than biological

This way of thinking isn’t new or isolated to the bedroom.

Man eater

Watch: Male spiders catapult themselves to avoid being eaten after sex

It’s just a fling!

Mind and Body

What causes morning erections? The science of “nocturnal penile tumescence” explained

The answer may come down to REM cycles.

Shots

The meningitis vaccine may protect against this dreaded STD, new studies show

A two for one special.

STD

The pandemic’s first year impeded S.T.D. screening, a new CDC report says

The report “reflects the realities of a strained public health infrastructure.”

Science

Watching snail sex could help scientists see evolution in real-time

Male rough periwinkles don’t last long, but they hang around for hours afterward.

Origins of Life

Scientists used a unique method to produce mice from unfertilized eggs

The researchers hope it could have future applications for fertility treatment.

PG-13

13 risqué Wordle starting words that will actually help you win

RAISE, SLATE, and CRANE are all BORING.

Let’s TikTok About Sex

Does coffee make your orgasms better?

A viral TikTok makes a new case for the benefits of caffeine.

Come and Go

Death during sex? It can happen — here's what causes it

There are many reasons why this happens to people.

Sex ed

7 ways to train your mind and body for better sex, according to experts

Sex Ed

Dolphin study could help us understand the evolution of female pleasure

Scientists suggest the dolphin clitoris plays an important role in sexual pleasure, helping us understand the evolution of this behavior.

Spit or swallow

Why semen is good for your brain

A viral TikTok reveals the surprising answer to an oral sex mystery.