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This Week in Sex: Bisexual Men Have Unique Needs, Casual Sex Is Good for Some, Later Childbirth Linked to Longer Life

A new study suggests that reactions to casual sex are mostly about the individuals who are having it and how authentic they are being to their own sexual mores.

This week, new studies accuse the public health community of ignoring the unique needs of bisexual men, find that casual sex is good for some people’s self-esteem, and show that women who get pregnant naturally at older ages may live longer.

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Get Real! He’s Queer, I’m Straight, and It’s Great, Except…

"I know many people experience different romantic vs sexual attraction, and from talking to him, I feel like he is a little more sexually attracted to men, and a more romantically attracted to women."

Can a heterosexual woman have a healthy, happy sexual and romantic relationship with a queer man? You bet. But it might not be right for everyone.

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Morning Roundup: Arkansas Tries to Prevent Insurance Coverage of Abortion

Arkansas poised to prevent insurance coverage of abortion in new plans, Ted Haggard now says he’s bisexual, a woman in Brooklyn tricked another woman into taking misoprostol to induce an abortion, and the history of sodomy laws in the United States.

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Get Real! How Do I Come Out Without Losing My Friends?

A bisexual teenager asks about coming out to her friends when they’ve already express dislike of lesbians. Putting bisexuality into a different context may help a person who isn’t getting it to understand it better.

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Get Real! If I’m Bisexual, Why Don’t I Feel the Same About Men and Women?

There are bisexual people in the world who find that they have fairly equal levels of attraction to people of all genders, but I’d say it’s more common to find that we have differences in how we experience different genders and different relationships.

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Get Real! She Came Out, And Now I’m Questioning Myself

While some people will say they “just knew” if they were gay, straight or bi early on, others have a longer period of questioning. Sexual orientation is something it makes sense to take time to determine just by observing ourselves and our lives.

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