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Nest Egg

Asian women command a high price for egg donation, but is it worth the risk?

Assisted reproductive technology is largely devoid of government regulation, standardized protocols and risk information for many participants — including, increasingly, Asian women.

Teresa Chin | Feature, Issue 27: Sex - Summer 2013
Permission to Marry

Mr. and Mrs. Shin were discussing whether or not to obtain permission to cut a neighbor’s tree branch hanging over the property line when the gardener said, “It’s better to ask for...

Christine Hyung... | Fiction, Issue 28: The R/Evolution Issue - Fall 2014
Two Robot Love Poems

"This is How You Make Love to a Robot" and "Beam, Robot"

 

This Is How You Make Love to a Robot

Lesson 1: Don’t watch porn to learn. Robot porn is never any good. A robot would never...

Margaret Rhee | Poetry, Issue 28: The R/Evolution Issue - Fall 2014
Online Exclusive: Audio Excerpt and Q&A with Christine Hyung-Oak Lee

While Christine Hyung-Oak Lee's story "Permission to Marry" doesn't seem obviously linked to the theme of "R/Evolution," a closer read of the story sees the many ways in which the parents -- and...

Karissa Chen | Online Exclusive, Issue 28: The R/Evolution Issue - Fall 2014
Online Exclusive: Audio Reading and Q&A with Margaret Rhee

Margaret Rhee's robot poems are quirky, lovely, and full of humanity. They're just strange enough to make the reader consider our connections from a new angle, but suffused with enough longing and...

Karissa Chen | Online Exclusive, Issue 28: The R/Evolution Issue - Fall 2014
Long Live Raja

A drag superstar finds his, and her, confidence

The RuPaul's Drag Race winner talks sex, drag and what it’s like to be your own power couple.

Lauren Kawana | Issue 27: Sex - Summer 2013, Q+A
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The Herb Is the Word

Ancient aphrodisiacs for the modern woman

I wanted to bring back the fire — and a warm body to bed — so when I moved to San Francisco’s Chinatown, I turned to traditional Chinese medicine to help get my groove back.

Valerie Luu | Featurette, Issue 27: Sex - Summer 2013
Scarlet Letters

Student Sex Columnists Under Fire

It’s no secret — college students have sex, and in recent years, more college newspapers and student bloggers have been writing about their experiences between the sheets. For three Asian American...

Samantha Masunaga | Featurette, Issue 27: Sex - Summer 2013
Yeah, She Went There

Sex Nerd Sandra wants to school you in the bedroom

“Hello, naughty monkeys,” Sandra Daugherty says into her microphone at the start of her show, the wildly popular sex education podcast Sex Nerd Sandra.

Over the next hour, she details how...

Michele Carlson | Featurette, Issue 27: Sex - Summer 2013
The ABCs of Hmong

A Sacramento school learns the value of Hmong language immersion

At Sacramento’s Susan B. Anthony Elementary, Sao Vue’s kindergarteners sit on a brightly colored carpet, looking up at him and repeating alphabet sounds. “Ahhh, aaay, eeeh,” they sing.

The...

Momo Chang | Feature, Issue 27: Sex - Summer 2013
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