The 1990 Soviet edition of Playboy reveals the persistent tension between the United States and the Soviet Union.
1970s pornography included far more than Deep Throat (1972).
One man’s private collection of Victorian pornography is now an important historical source.
A college humor magazine, Shaft, documents Hugh Hefner’s first forays into commercializing sex.
What can pornography’s history tell us about its basic appeal?
Surrounded by death, Civil War soldiers found pleasure and fraternity in sharing erotic pictures and prints.
“Porno chic” culture of the 1970s provided an opportunity to embrace—or challenge—the sexual revolution.