October 28, 2013 - 3:38 pm
The American Academy of Pediatrics released a statement Monday arguing that all barriers to condom access for teens should be removed because increased availability increases use—but does not increase sexual activity.
October 25, 2013 - 3:59 pm
In this international edition of This Week in Sex, we look at the recent hubbub about sex in Japan, learn what makes an online sex store halal, and look at a program trying to overcome sexual taboos in Vietnam.
October 23, 2013 - 4:21 pm
New research suggests that today’s teenagers may be more susceptible to genital herpes than previous generations. Public health experts worry that this could mean more cases in the future.
October 22, 2013 - 2:13 pm
Some women who are unable to breastfeed turn to the Internet to buy breast milk from others who produce more than they need. While this may seem like a good use of modern technology to share a scarce and important resource, new research suggests it could be dangerous.
October 21, 2013 - 3:07 pm
New research found that low-income parents do not get their daughters vaccinated with the HPV vaccine for a variety of reasons, including inadequate explanations by health-care providers, distrust of the government and medicine, and beliefs about pre-marital sex.
October 18, 2013 - 4:02 pm
While New Jersey’s governor is still fighting same-sex marriage in court, ceremonies are set to begin on Monday and the state’s newly elected senator says he will be conducting some of them.
October 17, 2013 - 5:34 pm
Too many boys think it is OK to have sex with girls who have not consented. They think it is OK to have sex with girls who are so drunk they could not possibly consent. They think it is OK to have sex with girls who are completely unconscious. And we let them do it. It’s time to admit we have a problem.
October 16, 2013 - 9:23 am
Though kissing may be considered first base by some, new research says that this sexual activity has many functions in a relationship—but sexual arousal isn’t one of the more important ones.
October 15, 2013 - 5:15 pm
After being accused of sexual harassment by at least 18 women and being forced to resign, former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has pleaded guilty to false imprisonment and battery charges.
October 15, 2013 - 1:49 pm
A new survey from the American College of Nurse-Midwives found that women don’t feel confident in their own knowledge about contraception and, in fact, don’t know a lot about the methods that are available.