1500, BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
The drug-fuelled sexual practices of some gay men have increasingly become a matter of heated public debate – but there are problems with the way it is presented.
The physiological response to sex is similar to that of exercise.
Sex can often be a pleasurable experience. But it also has benefits some reports have compared to those of exercise. So can sex really count as a workout?
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Asking patients about sexual matters is universally recognized as an important part of collecting a patient’s medical history. But many physicians don't take sexual histories from their patients.
The difficult thing is how to measure it, because people will probably over-estimate.
If you're a non-scientist, you might have once asked yourself, propped against the bedhead after disappointingly quick intercourse, how long does sex "normally" last?
It's old-fashioned, out of date and varies massively from school to school.
When it comes to forming relationships it turns out opposites certainly don't attract, that love is blind and we tend to love our neighbours.
Inspired by the French strike, sex workers around the world continue to protest for better rights and conditions.
It’s been more than 40 years since a French sex workers strike kicked off a lively global human rights movement, but their legacy lives on.
There's long been a lack of evidence for why sex has become so much more common than asexual reproduction across nearly all species. Thankfully, this is now slowly changing.
A male African jacana bird mounts a female, but who takes the lead in caring for the young?.
Sex roles in nature don't always follow the same script. In fact, some females have genitals that resemble a penis. How can this be? Evolution has the answers.
Five years ago, we would actually be having a conversation.
This Valentine's day, try something different. It's your best bet for reigniting the passion in your relationship.
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Why it's harder to find love with a learning difficulty.
Ready to pop.
By not only "outing" himself as a poppers user but emphasising their necessity, the Conservative MP for Reigate took a bold step.
Sexual consent is not a one-off “yes” or “no”.
Young people need to learn how to discuss, negotiate and articulate their own sexual desires and boundaries, and to respect those of others.
There was a time when virginity was a disease, and sex (preferably marital) was the only lasting solution.
A very different nativity scene.
You might be surprised to hear that virgin births are possible - just not in humans. By the reason why remains an evolutionary mystery.
The alleged sexual incompatibility of the heterosexual couple is not actually new.
Surveys of sexual practice conducted between 1921 and 1995 found that women tend not to have orgasms during penile-vaginal sex. And yet men's and women's magazines continue to offer 'lessons'.
Breasts ‘barrel-rolling across Ezra’s howling mouth’? That joke isn’t funny anymore.
Kandarya Mahadeva Temple, India. David Tubau
Yesterday, the British Literary Review awarded the 2015 Bad Sex in Fiction award to Morrissey. So what is it about sex writing that's so difficult – and what's the secret of writers who know how to seduce?
Time to have the conversation.
Young people with muscular and genetic disorders are living longer and should have good sex education too.
The defloration rite, 1484.
The Anglo-Saxons can teach us plenty about sex and the labels we assign to ourselves today.
It’s normal for young people to want to learn about sex and relationships.
The stash of hidden magazines you might remember from your youth is vastly different from the sexually explicit content children are exposed to today.