sexting

Classic Episode: The Revenge Porn Wars

Sometimes termed "cyber rape," revenge porn refers to sexually explicit images and videos nonconsensually shared on the internet. Cristen and Caroline chart the horrifying rise of revenge porn, why it happens, how it affects the victims and how the digital laws are evolving to criminalize it.

Gender and Political Sex Scandals

A New York Times article that's been getting wide circulation asks one obvious question in light Rep. Anthony Weiner's sexting scandal: why aren't female politicians getting caught in sex scandals as well? Press conferences featuring male politicians apologizing to country and family for infidelities (the remorse only comes after the embarrassing reveal, of course) have become nearly routine events, which indicates that women are either way savvier at conducting illicit sexual activity, they aren't interested in taking the risk, or they just don't have the time.

Does sexting without physical contact constitute cheating?

Yesterday afternoon, as Rep. Anthony Weiner stood before a hoard of media and described his sexting relationships with "at least six women over the past three years," he emphasized that it never crossed the line into physical contact. "I've never had sex outside of my marriage," Weiner told the press.

Is sexting good or bad for relationships?

There are tons of stories about the horrors of sexting. But what role does sexting play in consenting, adult relationships? Join Molly and Cristen as they explore the positive -- and negative -- aspects of sexting.