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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Splosh!
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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Retrospective

Stanley Kubrick’s Last Thriller Remains His Most Misunderstood

ByMark Hill

Mask up.

Movies

Emperor Palpatine Has Had Sex, But That’s Not How Rey Happened

ByDais Johnston

When a Sith and an alien love each other very much...

Science

The Bizarre Sex Lives Of These Marsupials Could Reveal Secrets About Sleep

ByElana Spivack

You’d probably give up sleep if you only got to mate once in your life, too.

Health

A New Non-Hormonal Male Birth Control Pill Just Entered Human Trials

ByElana Spivack

A new contraceptive called YCT-529 entered the clinical arena.

Detox

Is ‘No-Nut November’ Worth it? Experts Reveal Its Unexpected Impacts

ByElana Spivack

Turns out our research on masturbation’s benefits and drawbacks is still pretty sketchy.

Science

Bat Sex Is Vastly Different from Other Mammals, Researchers Discover

ByElana Spivack

We know a little bit more about bat sexy time.

Science

Scientists Identify The Surprising Secret Ingredients in Male Moth Pheromones

ByElana Spivack

A new compound identified in male moth pheromones is a familiar scent to humans.

Science

Some Humans Create This Temporary, Alien Organ Which Has Baffled Scientists Until Now

ByElana Spivack

The placenta is a sort of pop-up organ that is indeed mind-boggling.

Health

The FDA Just Approved OTC Hormonal Birth Control — Here’s When It Will Be Available

ByElana Spivack

Opill becomes the first hormonal birth control pill in the United States to be approved for over-the-counter sale.

Health

This Routine Antibiotic Could Prevent Three Common STIs, New Research Shows

ByElana Spivack

Doxy-PEP appears to lower rates of gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis among the highest-risk populations by two-thirds.