A case in the United Kingdom is turning the usual concerns about HIV after rape on their head as the rapist learns his victim was HIV-positive and awaits his test results.
We applaud the California governor’s veto of AB 926, which would have permitted researchers to pay women for their eggs. His decision was based, in part, on the fact that the risks to women who provide eggs outweigh the potential scientific benefits.
This week, we have some news for returning college students: they’re not having as much casual sex as we thought, Penn State’s paper will have a sex column for the first time since the 2011 abuse scandal, and University of Michigan students can buy condoms in dorms.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn recently signed a law requiring all schools in the state that teach sex education to include accurate information about birth control and STDs. This is quite a change from the current state law, which emphasizes abstinence, still, many are saying that schools—even those who use abstinence-only curricula—will not have to change much.
Just a few days after a judge ruled Los Angeles’ on-set condom requirement constitutional, the industry had to deal with the news that one of its actresses tested positive for HIV.
If you want to know how to get pregnant fast, you need to understand that it happens when you have intercourse during your ovulation and when the egg connects with the sperm.
There’s only so much a biology class could teach me about sexuality, and it didn’t tell me about sexual urges, attraction, or needs.
“20 Condoms” is the first video in Sex Ed: the Saga, a video series created by Asian youth in Oakland to get young people, caregivers, teachers, and mentors to start conversations on topics like healthy decision making, sexual orientation, gender identity, and acceptance. ”20 Condoms” was written, produced, and filmed by Forward Together Youth, with Tani Ikeda of imMEDIAte Justice.
This week, a study tells us what new parents already know—your sex drive goes down with a newborn at home; new research suggests there is a lot more variation in the total number of days a woman is pregnant than we may have thought; and a woman in Paris offers male couples with infants her breastfeeding services.
Conservative talking heads Pat Robertson and Bill O’Reilly each took on the complicated subject of birth control and poverty last week.