In this truly informative six-minute, six-part video about sex, Thomas Ridgewell (or theTomSka as he is known on Facebook and Twitter) goes through the ins and outs of everything from male and female genitalia to partner consent. [via Upworthy]
This week, design students want to revamp condom packaging to appeal to women, a sex toy company released new underwear, and sex researchers predict 2014 will mark the return of “vanilla” sex for couples—but we’re not so sure we agree.
A new study suggests that many doctors are not talking to their teenage patients about sexuality, and those who are spend an average of just over half a minute on this important topic.
Check out this new holiday video from Advocates for Youth that uses Christmas cheer to educate viewers on sexual health. Happy holidays!
This week, another shutdown in the adult film industry, a campaign in the UK suggests nobody wants chlamydia for Christmas, actress Geena Davis asks us to note the alarming lack of female characters in G-rated family moves, and carols to promote sex-positive health and wellness.
A group of parents in Princeton, New Jersey, has come together to protest their school district’s comprehensive sexuality ed program because they worry it promotes promiscuity and “alternative sexual activity.” The good news is even administrators seem to realize this is an old fight over settled issues.
This week, an update on meningitis outbreaks at Princeton and the University of California, Santa Barbara; new research suggests that the little blue pill for men may be able to stop menstrual cramps in women; and after making mice infertile, researchers in Australia think they may have the key to a male birth control pill.
Researchers in Boston announced last week that HIV had once again been detected in two patients who had previously been thought to be rid of the virus. The results suggest that HIV reservoirs, latent cells that have the genetic code of the virus, are more persistent and deeper in the body that scientists had thought.
When it comes to condom use, a new study finds that expectations of what alcohol might do and partner type have much more to do with women’s decisions than whether they were drinking or even how much they drank.
Four more adults were indicted Monday for what they did—or didn’t do—after the rape of a 16-year-old girl last August. It will be interesting to see if going after the adults who facilitate these situations will be the lesson that communities need to start paying attention to our nation’s rape problem.