While it is true that Republicans are attacking abortion rights at every turn, rhetorically, “abortion” is a dog whistle word to stir up conservative anxieties about sexual freedom.
This summer, the effort to pass the Women’s Equality Act in New York and the Supreme Court’s decision involving the anti-prostitution pledge that applied to global funding to fight HIV and AIDS had implications for sex workers’ rights.
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.
Anti-sodomy laws have been considered unconstitutional and unenforceable for a decade, but apparently no one told the sheriff of East Baton Rouge Parish, who has been setting up sting operations for years.
At World Youth Day in Brazil this year, I set out to get to know the audience Pope Francis would be addressing to find out their views on the Catholic Church’s teachings regarding sexuality, contraception, abortion, and homosexuality.
Without a smartphone and social media, the New York City mayoral candidate might well be riding the subway wearing nothing but a trench coat.
Among other things, the guidelines advise pediatricians’ offices to be teen-friendly and welcoming to all adolescents, regardless of sexual orientation and behavior; this includes training office staff and ensuring that office forms do not presume heterosexuality of patients (or parents).
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says his only motivation for seeking to reinstate a law banning oral and anal sex between consenting adults, which was found unconstitutional, is to protect children from sexual predators.
This week, a new study found that sex makes you look younger, 10 percent of adults admitted to using their phones during sex, some lubes became certified Kosher, and a conservative political group accidentally mailed a vibrator to Michele Bachmann.
Though no details have been released, San Diego Mayor Bob Filner recently acknowledged sexually harassing women and apologized for his behavior. It’s a good first step, but should he really be the one to headline an event for military victims of sexual assault?