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July 16, 2012

How to differentiate between a healthy sex life and a sex addiction that is out of control

Gay men have a fairly well-deserved reputation for generally being pre-occupied with sex. While saunas, sex-on-premises venues and sex parties are still the go-to option for many guys looking for a sexual release, the rapid growth of location-based dating apps such as Grindr have, for some guys, elevated the search for sex to a 24-7 occupation.

For some people, a constant need for sex can become a compulsion, an all-consuming obsession that health professionals describe as a ‘sex addiction’.

December 15, 2011

Why Michael Fassbender's predominantly heterosexual character in Shame ends up in a gay bath house

Michael Fassbender was nominated for a Golden Globe Award on Thursday and finds himself competing in a most handsome leading man field that also includes George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling and Leonardo DiCaprio.

Fassbender's nod came for his performance as a sex addict living in New York City in the film Shame.

His character of Brandon is addicted to sex and has no emotional connection to any of the women he picks up or the female prostitutes he pays for. In one scene, he even has sex with a man he meets when he goes to a gay bathhouse.