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.
This week, TLC’s latest gawkathon follows a man as he struggles with scrotal lymphedema, new evidence links breastfeeding (and how long you do it) to intelligence, and two women sue a dating site for revealing too much personal information.
The data suggest that 49 percent of adolescents who have been in a dating relationship have been victims of dating violence at least once in their lives and 46 percent have perpetrated it on a partner; emotional abuse seems to account for much of this.
Pointing out gender stereotypes in abstinence-only curricula got law professor Nina Pillard, who was nominated to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, in trouble with the Senate Judiciary Committee, but it’s something we should talk about more often.
This week, Virginia Johnson, half of the pioneering sex research team Masters and Johnson, died; it was reported that HPV vaccination rates have stalled; and new research said smoking during pregnancy causes behavioral issues in kids.