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Excerpt: ‘Taking a Six for a Nine: Sexual imagery in the Trinidad Calypso’

Keith Warner explores the sensual pulse of calypso, focusing on the Mighty Sparrow, in an essay from the ‘Erotique Noire’ collection

From ‘academic boys’ to ‘sex-jaros’: What it means to be a black boy in a South African township

Toxic masculinities help drive everything from HIV infection rates to gender-based violence. But before we ask, what does it mean to be a ‘man’ in South Africa, should we wonder what it’s like to be a boy?

Eusebius McKaiser: A witness to Covid-19 stigma

Let us please not repeat the devastating Aids story where people died of shame rather than admit being infected by the virus

Keep sexual frustration in check during isolation

Don’t let your libido get the better of you and keep your sex extra safe, by staying home

Kegel exercises aren’t solely for people with vaginas

Often people think that kegels are targeted solely at women who want to increase the tightness of their vagina, whereas in fact the exercises are for everyone who wants to engage in better sex

Cyberflashing: Get your dick off my phone

It’s the tech version of the street corner flasher — or a man hoping you’ll reciprocate with a clit pic

If women behaved like men when it comes to sex, our society would fall apart

We seem not to consider this behaviour particularly remarkable. Indeed, we take it for granted

Claiming your climax is hard

And the Oscar for best orgasm depicted in a biopic goes to … Kagure Mugo

Tyrannosaurus rex, a sexy softie

You’d be forgiven for thinking that T rex was all bad. And Hollywood doesn’t help their image.

Does mixing sex and alcohol make it easier to get HIV?

How does your drinking affect your sex life? And can HIV infection be linked to alcohol consumption? Mia Malan gives you the facts.

​That awkward but vital sex chat with your kids

Parents and their offspring find it hard to talk openly about sex, but they should.

When is written sex ever any good?

The bad sex awards remind us that bonking in the pages of novels should be restrained.

WHO advises 8 weeks of safe sex after return from Zika areas

The World Health Organisation has recommended that people potentially exposed to the Zika virus should practice safe sex.

Sex exhibition is fair on representation but short on alternative heterosexual sex

The Sex exhibition, at Stevenson Gallery in Braamfontein, doesn’t go far enough to explain the problems specific to our generation.

Don’t dismiss sex toys out of hand

Once filled with socks and linen, our drawers are giving pride of place to interesting devices, writes Kagure Mugo.

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