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54 min ago | Medical News Today

A meta-analysis of 3 types of peer norms and their relation with adolescent sexual behavior

Researchers at Utrecht University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute collaborated on a meta-analysis of research on adolescent sexual behavior. The goal was to analyze how this behavior is related to adolescents' perceptions of three types of sexual peer norms, including how sexually active their peers are, how much their peers would approve of being sexually active, or how much they feel pressured by their peers to have sex.


Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Psychology, Science, Health

4 hrs ago | Aidsmap

Drug use strongly associated with sex, condomless sex and STIs in gay men living with HIV in England

A large survey of gay and bisexual men living with HIV and attending eight sexual health clinics in England has found that half of them had used recreational drugs in the last three months and 14% had used more than three drugs. The ASTRA study was conducted in sexual health clinics in central, north and east London, Sussex and Manchester in 2011 and 2012.


Related Topix: Drugs, HIV/AIDS, Health, Gay/Lesbian

7 hrs ago | International Business Times

University of Waterloo U Study Recommends Best Sex Positions To Ease Back Pain During Lovemaking

As people age, they feel different kinds of body pains, but yet they need to continue with their daily routine, including having sex. Since sexual activities normally involve pelvic or hip movements, some lovemaking positions that were easy to engage in during their younger days become more difficult and cause back pain.


Related Topix: Health, Back Pain

7 hrs ago |

Guilty Pleasures 2: I'm a straight man who is into anal sex

Q: I am absolutely 100% straight and have never had sex with a man; but, I enjoy anal sex , as both a giver and receiver, by either anilingus or penetration. In a past relationship, we were both uninhibited and free in our expression of our love.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Globe and Mail

My high-school sex ed featured worms, J.D. Salinger and Sister Emerentia

Facts & Arguments is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at .


Related Topix: Biology, Science

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Dear Abby: Husband's 'educational' DVDs get flunking grade from wife

Dear Abby : I am a full-time mother of three young children and have been married for nine years. Since the beginning, my husband has pushed to have things "his way."


ABC News

'Orange Is the New Black' Writer Files for Divorce, Dating a Star From the Show

A writer for the show " Orange Is the New Black " has made big changes in her life over the past few months. Lauren Morelli and her husband, Steve Basilone, have filed for divorce, ABC News confirmed.


Related Topix: Entertainment

Let's talk about sex - but not with 7-year-olds

Children as young as 7 are the new target for the birds-and-the-bees chat in British classrooms - but school leaders here say it is parents who need to take responsibility for sex education. The Liberal Democrats, who are part of Britain's governing coalition, are proposing all children in state schools get lessons about sex and relationships from the age of 7. New Zealand's Ministry of Education is reviewing sex education in the curriculum, but schools will continue to be responsible for when they decide to teach it.


Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News,

The Independent

David Bowie's 'uninhibited and voracious sexual appetite' explored in new biography

Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies David Bowie 's allegedly "adventurous sex life" included a four-foot-deep bed known as "the pit", which hosted the group sexual pursuits of the singer and his friends, a new biography claims.


Related Topix: Progressive-Rock, Iman

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

'Masters of Sex' recap: 'Below the Belt'

Take Libby, for instance. She's found a cause in CORE, but CORE-or at least Robert-isn't interested in her help, beyond sending her on lunch runs.


International Business Times

Latest Study on One Million Sex Toy Sales Find What Turn the British On

Jon Millward, a data analyst, conducted a research to look into what kind of sex toys do people prefer, and what turns them on. For this, he collected data from one of Britain's biggest online sex toy retailers, Lovehoney .


Sun Sep 14, 2014

Daily Mail

Rowan Pelling's sex column: Why is our sex life out of sync?

American who tore up tourist visa so he could be imprisoned 'to experience human rights abuses in North Korean prison' is sentenced to six-years hard labor Former U.S. air stewardess flying from New York to London for her honeymoon kicked cabin crew and shouted: 'F*** off.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Microsoft, Startups

Wall Street Journal

Teens and the Sex-Care Gap

Talking to teenagers about sex is tough-so tough that many pediatricians appear to be avoiding the topic all together. Health experts recommend that teens receive regular care relating to their sexual health, including screening and vaccination for sexually transmitted infections, but studies show that few pediatricians offer these services regularly.


Related Topix: Pediatrics, Medicine, Family, Teenagers, Vaccinations, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Education Etc.

It was a case of starve, or take a job in a brothel

Barbara McCarthy sounds a stark warning for the thousands of young Irish who think the streets of Australia are paved with gold Recent reports about young Irish struggling in Australia must have struck a chord at home with all those who have sons or daughters, brothers, sisters or even grandchildren, out there seeking a better life. Tales of unemployment cause a shudder with little reaction from the Government or even the main Opposition.


Related Topix: Sinn Fein, Australia, Oceania, World News

Pope defies doctrine in public wedding

Pope Francis on Sunday was celebrating marriage for 20 couples, including some who already have kids - a sin under Catholic Church teaching. The gesture, coming three weeks before a global meeting of bishops due to discuss family matters like premarital sex, was seen as a testimony of the pontiff's belief in a "merciful" church.


Related Topix: Wedding, Family, Kids

New York Daily News

New bio details David Bowie's versatile sex life

"Bowie," a new biography by Wendy Leigh, invites the question with its close examination of the singer's astonishing erotic journey over the decades. Ironically, Bowie has named his soon-to-drop musical compilation from the past 50 years "Nothing Has Changed."


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, David Bowie, Music, Entertainment

Cavalier Daily

Masters of Sex' becomes more masterful in second season

Showtime's provocative period drama "Masters of Sex" continues to follow the story of real-life sex researchers Bill Masters and Virginia Johnson . The show, now in its second season, affords these characters with less nudity and more character development than previous episodes allowed.


Sat Sep 13, 2014

Psychology Today

Can OCD Wreck Your Sex Life?

Most people don't connect obsessive-compulsive disorder and sex, but the sad fact is that many people with the disorder are having struggles in one of the most important and intimate areas of life. We are not talking about people who have sex over and over again, compelled by a need to achieve technical sexual perfection.

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WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Purdue offers cost-friendly program to keep students safe sexually

A lack of funding has forced the Purdue Student Wellness Center to end free condom distribution for students on a walk-in basis. However, a new sexual health program is offering students a way to keep themselves safe at a low cost.


Related Topix: Purdue University

Sydney Morning Herald

An unlikely union: Kathy Jackson and the controversial shock jock by her side

"I'm 100 per cent behind her": Kathy Jackson and former talkback host Mike Smith outside the royal commission hearings. Photo: AAP He is the controversial shock jock whose latest return to the radio was cut short after he labelled the prophet Muhammad a paedophile.


Related Topix: Public Relations


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