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Two White Rats, a Dog, a Cat, another Dog and a Dad and the Meaning of Life and Death

Unpublished Essay, September 2016


Lost and Found in Borneo

Unpublished Essay, April 2014


Sorting Out Sex, Culture and Business in China and Cuba

Yin Rising: The Chinese Sexual Evolution, 2014


My Adventure as a Sext Researcher

My Life as a Sex Researcher, 2013


Engaging the Gender Divide in Morocco

My Life as a Sex Researcher, 2013


Researching Sex (and Drugs) at Burning Man

My Life as a Sex Researcher, 2013


Studying India’s New Found Courtship with Love and Marriage

My Life as a Sex Researcher, 2013


The Gringa Studies Machismo

My Life as a Sex Researcher, 2013


Reflections on the Ending of the World

Unpublished Essay, December 2012


Orgasm in America: Current Beliefs and Practices

Loveology University, February 2012

Chinese Sexology Journal, October 2013


“The Oral Sex Void: When There’s Not Enough at Home”

Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality, vol. 14. December 26, 2011


Sexual Boundaries: Who Pushes Them and Why?

Loveology University, November 2010


“Who Cheats and Why?”

Loveology University, March 2010


“On Kittens and the Very Invented Culture of Polyamory”
Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality, vol. 11. Fall 2008


“America’s Fidelity Crisis: Politics, Hypocrisy and Family Values”

Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality, Vol 9, October 2006

Loving More Magazine #20, Winter 2000,

Teaching Anthropology: SACC Notes, Vol. 6, No. 2, Fall-Winter 1999


Jealousy and Transformation in Polyamorous Relationships

[Literature Review]  [Research and Data Analysis]

PhD Dissertation, Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, 2003


The Implications of Gorilla, Chimpanzee, Orangutan and Bonobo Mating Patterns on the Sexual Behavior of Ancestral Humans, Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, 2003

The Oneida Community and it’s Impact on Human Sexuality,”  Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, 2003

"As The Other Shoe Drops: Unraveling a Relationship and a Story"

Teaching Anthropology: SACC Notes, Vol. 9, No. 1  

Loving More Magazine #31, Fall 2002


“When One Lover Isn’t Enough”

Loving More Magazine #22, Summer 2000

Teaching Anthropology: SACC Notes, Vol. 7, No.2, Fall-Winter 2000-2001


The Magic of Burning Man

The Los Angeles Free Press, vol. 36 # 16, October 1999

Southern Califronia Applied Anthropology Network Newsletter, December 1999


"Adding a Co-Wife"

Loving More Magazine #15, Fall 1998

Teaching Anthropology: SACC Notes, Vol 5, No 2, Fall-Winter, 1998

California Anthropologist, Vol. 26, No. 2, 1999

Annual Editions Anthropology 06/07, McGraw-Hill/Dushkin, 2006


Cupid’s Coupons, More Cupid’s Coupons and Cupid’s Romance Coupons, 1998

Formerly released as Love Coupons, More Love Coupons and Romance Coupons, 1994

Longstreet Press


Women Who May Never Marry: The Reasons, Realities, and Opportunities

November 1993 by Longstreet Press.  Reviewed in over 80 papers nationwide including USA Today, Los Angeles Times, and Copley & Gannett News Services.  Guest on 100 television and radio shows.   


Writing/Publications