Confidence and joy in your own body are the keys to healthy intimacy, says educator and author Emily Nagoski.

iO Tillett Wright is currently 5,519 portraits into a mission to point out that we’re all, at heart, the same. Her goal: to photograph 10,000 people around the United States who identify as being something other than 100% heterosexual. Here’s just a small sample of her powerful photographs.

Over the years, social change in the public sphere has led to abrupt shifts in private attitudes about sex. Call it a different kind of sex change.