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MEL Magazine

MEL Magazine



The State of Drugs 

Keeping Up With Dr. Miami

Is Jeff Sessions Really Going To Be Able To Take Our Weed Away?

Ketamine Could Be The New Depression Treatment of Choice

A Conversation With Conner Habib, the Syrian-American Gay Porn Performer and Radical Philosopher

A Conversation with a Heterosexuality Studies Professor

The State of Work

How I Built a Fetish Empire of ‘Car Stuck Girls’ 

I Found Out My Birth Dad Was a Famous Neo-Nazi

“Sex is Never The Problem; Sex is Always the Symptom”

Brontez Purnell Is the Legendary Queer Punk Rocker and Hysterical Author Whose Book You Need to Read

My Son Is Gender Creative

I Spent Sunday at a Weed Farmer's Market

The State of Male Body Image

This Teen Curator is the Future of the Art World 

The Sex Educator Helping Couples Use Weed as the Ultimate Aphrodisiac

Sex Researcher David Ley Wants You to Consume Porn Ethically, Like Fair-Trade Coffee

In an Ideal World, Your Sex Life Actually Would Be ‘Vanilla’

I’m a Non-Binary Greek Model and Queer Activist

I Went to a Famous Car Museum With My Dad and Now I’m (Almost) a Gearhead, Too

The Multitasking MILF Who Is Taking the Term ‘Physical Therapy’ in New Directions

Fellas, Is It Gay to Love the ‘Fellas, Is It Gay’ Meme?

Why Didn't My Parents Just Tell Me They Smoke Weed? 

M. Lamar Sings the Modern Day Blues

The Guy Who's Made a Career of Documenting Celebs Getting Stoned

Crystal Sex Toys for Men

An Oral History of My Family's College Football Obsession

The Black Documentarian Grappling With the Murder of His Brother

Three Trans Americans on Trump’s Military Ban (aka Those Tweets)

Manly Man Things: Pinky Rings 

Requiem for a DJ Superstar

Casual Sex Can Still Feel Intimate

Airbnb—For Dungeons, Whips and Sex Saws

Why Virtual Reality Strip Clubs Will Still Make You Wait In Line  

10 Mind-Fuck Moments from the AVNs

That’s My Fetish: Cake Sitting

That’s My Fetish: Cigarette Smoking

That’s My Fetish: Pedal Pushing

That's My Fetish: Sticky Feet

Why We Leave Condoms by the Wayside When We Get Turned On 

Bad Condoms Are So American



Getting Brain: Why Your Dick Isn’t Always Ready for Round Two

Trust a Scientist: Sex Addiction Is a Myth

Animals Give Head, Too

BDSM Keeps Me Sober

Straight Guy, Queer Fantasies

Families Transition, Too

How A Free-Speech Advocate Accidentally Became the Face of Censorship in Porn