Topic: sexuality

Mattress Ads Wake Up to Human Sexuality

Not so long ago, ads showing couples sharing a bed were taboo

The fact is largely forgotten, but first lady Eleanor Roosevelt used to host a weekly radio show sponsored by the Simmons mattress company—a cultural footnote immortalized by Cole Porter in…

CNN Anchor Comes Out

Don Lemon reveals in an interview that he is gay

"Do I want to be 'the gay anchor'?" CNN weekend anchor Don Lemon asked a reporter rhetorically. "Why the hell not?" Lemon—a 45-year-old African-American Baton Rouge, La., native—revealed publicly for the first…