This week, teens get health and sex information on the web, condom demonstrations are allowed in New York City public school health classes, and a British woman serves time for being too loud.
An FDA advisory panel recommended Thursday that the agency approve flibanserin, a drug that has often been called the female Viagra.
Amy Adele Hasinoff’s Sexting Panic: Rethinking Criminalization, Privacy, and Consent is a reasoned, if academic, look at the ways teens use social media and the Internet to flirt, seduce, and tease, often transmitting sexual images that are intended for private viewing.
This week, a survey shows many women are not taking precautions against STDs, Men’s Health determines the “sex-happiest” cities, and a Dutch designer designs a sex toy to hold human ashes.
Unlike what a recent Elle.com article suggests, I can’t think of anything with a sexier payoff than spending time discussing the logistics of mutual pleasure.
By respecting our daughter’s wishes when she asks us to stop tickling her, my husband and I are modeling other correct behavior as well: We’re establishing, early on, the need to give and obtain consent when it comes to control of one’s own body.
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?
Despite numerous bans on gay “conversion therapy” across the country, some organizations continue to provide discredited practices they say can “cure” same-sex attractions in their clients. In part one of Vice’s investigation into organizations that purport to “convert” gay people, Vice visits Journey Into Manhood, a weekend long retreat “designed specifically for men who are self-motivated and serious about resolving unwanted homosexual attractions.” [via Vice]
Former NFL player Wade Davis talks to Melissa Harris-Perry about the #ThisIsLuv campaign, a multimedia campaign that challenges the notion that the Black community is less likely than other communities to accept LGBTQ family and community members. [via MSNBC]
Valentine’s Day is a $19 billion holiday. How are folks spending that money?