Research on pain during sex often excludes LGBTQ+ people, which limits ideas about the bodies and identities of people who have this type of pain to the experiences of cisgender individuals.
Pain during sex is common, but research on the topic focuses on a narrow heterosexual, cisgender definition of sex, excluding lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer people’s experiences.
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How perceptions of adultery in British society have changed might surprise you.
Sadly, the sexual desire of women over 50 is often unrepresented, misrepresented, and shown as comedic in culture – the new Australian film depicts a different reality.
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This brainy feminist romp of a novel, loved by Rachel Cusk and Maria Semple, is often compared to Brideshead Revisited. But Carol Lefevre says it’s more like a sexy, sweary version of Nancy Mitford in 1960s London.
New research suggests that for millennials and Generation Z, a lack of rules around love and dating brings both loss and liberation.
Until recently, most biomedical studies did not consider sex or gender.
Biomedical studies have traditionally used male animals and men as research subjects. That is a problem for everyone because for many diseases, there are sex differences in how they affect people.
One of the reigning myths that helps maintain the orgasm gap is that there are inherent gender differences for why men and women have sex.
Like other gender gaps, it is important to continue pushing past individual explanations and understand the gender gap in orgasms as a form of gender inequality.
Euphoria, which has aired on HBO since 2019, continues to be a popular hit.
Euphoria tackles the status quo head on with an esthetic that transgresses the codes of television, while criticizing several taboos and social issues.
The older Alana is smitten by Gary in ‘Licorice Pizza.’
Teen boys who date adult women tend to experience their relationships differently than girls who date older men.
In ‘Minx,’ a young feminist teams up with a pornographer to launch an erotic magazine with male nude centerfolds.
Often described as a sign of progressivism and gender equality, they’re neither.
The vagina is a muscular tube that can maintain itself and be beneficial to babies.
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As it debunks old myths and uncovers previously ignored facts, science is finding that the vagina is both complex and busy.
A part of the fresco “Triumph of Galatea,” created by Raphael around 1512 for the Villa Farnesina in Rome.
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A scholar of early Greek classics explains what the myth of the weapon-carrying god of love, Cupid, a child of the gods of love and war, conveys about the pleasures and dangers of desire.
Although the medical establishment is now recognizing that sex is not binary, society as a whole has been slow to embrace the concept.
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Millions of people do not fit neatly into male or female sex designations at birth, and wrong identification can set them up for a lifetime of physical and mental harm.
Academic and author Pumla Dineo Gqola in 2010.
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Female Fear Factory by Pumla Dineo Gqola sees gender violence as a sophisticated ecosystem kept alive by socially manufactured fear.
In more than half the cases of sudden cardiac death during sex, the heart was found to be structurally normal.
Warming the testicles using nanorods affects sperm production.
Growing applications of nanotechnology include using nanorods for male birth control. The technique has had some success in animals, and offers the potential of human male contraception.
‘Tis the season for summer lovin’. But make sure you’re clear about your expectations.
Dating apps should take part in curbing STI spread among all users, regardless of sexual orientation.
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Queer dating apps are leading the way when it comes to being more open about sexual health and health in general.
Some tools of the trade for sex workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Government support programs like CERB and EI provide a safety net. During COVID-19, sex workers accessed various financial support — future policy needs to address the rights and security of sex workers.
They call her The Wife of Willesden.
Zadie Smith’s first play delivers on what women want.