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Sex by Numbers: A Last Hurrah

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. It’s a great week for attractive opportunists looking to make a little money off the internet. Whether you’re looking to become a globetrotting escort or just sexually harass Tim Tebow. Just make sure you give Egypt a miss on your […]

Sex By Numbers: On the Brain

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. The human brain—comprising 3% of our body weight yet using 20% of our energy—is our body’s most complex organ. When it comes to the brain and sex though, things are pretty straightforward: we want it. This week’s Sex By Numbers […]

Sex By Numbers: What You Don’t Know Will Kill You Edition

Column Facts are facts. Sex facts have been piling up like rabbits this week. If you didn’t get enough information last time, then get ready for some more statistic-based intrigue. Slip into your comfiest bathrobe, dilute your vodka tonic, and let the numbers carry you away.

Sex by Numbers: Legal Troubles

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. Maybe it’s been a rough week for you. Maybe your dating spreadsheet wound up on the Internet and you had to give up your Match.com profile. Maybe you were discriminated against by the casting director for The Bachelor. Well, cheer […]

Sex by Numbers: 6 Reasons to Love Being Single

ColumnSix reasons it’s hot to be single right now. American women are marrying later in life than ever before – the Pew Research Center just released a report indicating the average marrying age is now 28. Coupling-up and exchanging wedding bands used to be considered the gateway into adulthood. Now, […]

Sex by Numbers: An Ounce of Prevention

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. $900k: Amount awarded to a woman in Oregon after suing her partner for lying about condom use and giving her a case of genital herpes $29: Cost of a 50 Shades of Grey book-and-bondage set at Babeland in NYC 1: […]

Sex by Numbers: Guilty as Charged Edition

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. What a week it’s been for the Ecosalon Sex by Numberettes. We’ve had gay sex outlaws, yoga orgasms and Canadian divorces (and it’s only Thursday). Look out, weekend. 21 percent: respondents who claimed they would be willing to give up […]

Sex by Numbers: The Big Easy

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. What better way to celebrate SCOTUS’ preservation of Obamacare than a new installment of Sex by Numbers? 35: Percentage of survey respondents who believed more than a quarter of Americans are LGBT <5: Percentage of Americans who are actually LGBT

Sex By Numbers: El Amor en España: Seven Lovers, One Weekend

ColumnSeven innocent Barcelona bystanders talk about love and sex. I just returned from a four-day weekend in Barcelona, where my girlfriend and I sunned on the beach, hit up the best dance scenes, and generally went looking for trouble in a city that doesn’t have a bedtime and, por supuesto, […]

Sex by Numbers: Groundhog Day

Column Facts are facts. It’s Groundhog Day, which, if nothing else, means you have a legitimate excuse to watch what is inarguably the last great film Harold Ramis ever directed. It also provides a thin and tired narrative frame for us to hang an assortment of sex facts from, and […]

Sex By Numbers: Good for a Man, Good For a Woman?

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. The differences that distinguish males from females are often the same things that attract us to each other. However, that’s not to say that what’s good for one gender is always good for the other. From oxytocin-laced semen to walnuts […]

Sex by Numbers: At-Home Dinner Date

ColumnEating in is a league apart during the getting-to-know-you phase of dating. The term summer love connotes a carefree, casual relationship in which sex is sweet and simple – questions of long-term companionship are less relevant than good, old-fashioned animal attraction. But sometimes, that summer sweetheart turns out to be […]

Sex by Numbers: To Love My Friend

ColumnSometimes female friends are more than enough to stir your heart and juice-up your mojo. Like gravitates toward like, and in the realm of female friends, this means that my fairer-sex companions are exclusively women who inspire and encourage me to be a better version of me. I gravitate toward […]

Sex by Numbers: Dolphins Are Swingers Too Edition

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. I hope you’re ready to live on your own, because unless you’re a dolphin (it’ll make sense later, I promise), odds are you’re going to end up alone. With that out of the way, let’s get to our weekly batch […]

Sex by Numbers: Hot German Men in Cold Northern Climes

ColumnFour Northern European men offer insight into their culture’s subtle approach to love and loyalty. Stereotypes, however coarse and insensitive, can nonetheless serve as useful indicators about a culture’s biases and predilections. For instance, it’s not exactly going out on a limb to generalize that Mediterranean men are exhibitionists of […]

Sex by Numbers: A Little Something For Everybody

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. If you’re looking for reasons to feel better or worse about your own sex life (or the value of your home), you’ll find it in this week’s Sex by Numbers.In fact, there’s a little something for everybody. $9.65 million: asking […]

Sex by Numbers: 5 Ways Yoga Can Keep Men out of Bars

ColumnMen tired of looking for relationships at bars should consider a yoga class for a more healthy approach. Most of my columns are directed at the ladies, but I know plenty of men seek out Sex by Numbers to shore up on skills by which to shack up with the […]

Sex by Numbers: Hollywood Edition

Column Facts are facts. This week we’re taking a look at Los Angeles, because Angelenos know how to make headlines, if nothing else. 1: Number of sex-for-McNuggets-related arrests in a Los Angeles McDonald’s 9 to 1: Los Angeles court ruling requiring all pornographic actors to use condoms when performing Number […]

Sex by Numbers: Big Legal Troubles

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. 1 in 10: number of American inmates who claim to have experienced sexual assault from guards or other inmates while incarcerated 50%: Female farmworkers who reported sexual harassment and assault in a recent Human Rights Watch report 12: new age […]

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Sex By Numbers: Lady Gaga and Settling the Score

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. There are certain things we will always want: eternal youth, the upper hand with our ex, and—if you happen to be Lady Gaga this week—everyone to stop obsessing over bodily perfection. Even though we may never get these things, this […]

Sex By Numbers: We Love You Kate Middleton

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. If anyone has the right to be irritated this week, it’s Kate Middleton. Can’t a Duchess get a little uninterrupted tanning time in? In her royal honor, we’ve dedicated this week’s Sex By Numbers to every woman that just wants […]

Sex By Numbers: Mixed-Up Media

A weekly look and sex and culture, by the numbers. Messages of sexual innuendo in all forms of media is as American as apple pie. Though despite the vagina biographies, Tumblrs, mobile apps and pregnant teens in French cinema featured in this week’s Sex By Numbers, it appears we still […]

Sex By Numbers: I Saw it on TV!

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers  As a culture, we spend a lot of time watching TV. We also spend a lot of time thinking about sex, so it’s no surprise that the two go hand-in-hand. This week’s Sex By Numbers takes a look at this […]

Sex By Numbers: Stranger Than Fiction

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. When it comes to our sexual selves, we might as well learn to expect the unexpected. Never has that been more true than this week’s Sex By Numbers, in which Hugh Hefner is an outspoken feminist, a male worries that […]

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