March 24, 2015 - 10:12 am
Some California lawmakers want to make sure that students learn about sexual assault before they graduate high school. At the least, affirmative-consent education can be a good catalyst for making people think about the way rape culture permeates our daily lives.
March 20, 2015 - 5:09 pm
A cluster of cases on the West Coast in which syphilis has infected patients’ eyes, and in some instances caused blindness, should serve to remind us that even curable STDs can cause serious complications.
March 17, 2015 - 1:08 pm
A 21-year-old man now has full urinary and reproductive function in a donor penis that was transplanted in December, making this the first successful surgery of its kind.
March 13, 2015 - 3:48 pm
Liletta, an IUD just approved by the FDA, is being marketed in the United States through a unique partnership between manufacturers who hope to bring the device to more people at a lower cost. However, it is still unclear whether those savings will be felt by all women.
March 6, 2015 - 10:46 am
This week, we examine a rise in sex toy injuries, the careful marketing sex toy retailers in India must employ to dodge the country’s restrictive laws, and the “wankband,” which harnesses the power of masturbation to create energy.
March 5, 2015 - 10:49 am
Our newest potential presidential candidate, Ben Carson, apparently believes that inmates having sex with each other in prison is proof that homosexuality is a choice—and that it’s OK to discriminate against those who supposedly made that decision.
March 5, 2015 - 9:26 am
Results from more than 15,000 men show that the average penis is about five inches when erect.
February 27, 2015 - 4:43 pm
Some advocates are calling the Food and Drug Administration’s historical hesitation to approve a drug that would treat low sex drive in women sexist; others are saying the development of the medication itself is sexist. Who’s in the right?
February 24, 2015 - 6:07 pm
As much as we may want to laugh about the possibility that Idaho state Rep. Vito Barbieri did not know that the uterus is not part of the digestive system, a lack of understanding of basic anatomy can have enormous consequences on both a personal and legislative level.
February 24, 2015 - 10:17 am
Most states have rescinded their requirements that brides and grooms be tested for STDs, but one Oklahoma lawmaker would like to reverse this trend.