Sex in Space

Posted On: July 28, 2009

Sex in space is possible but the reality is that it is nowhere as romantic as one might envision. The downside of weightless sex in outer space include spacesickness, difficulty in choreographing movement, lowered blood pressure resulting in reduced anatomy and sensation as well as for sweat and other bodily fluids getting in the way. […]

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How do Sexologists work?

Posted On: July 27, 2009

The PLISSIT Model of Sex Therapy developed by Jack Annon and is the basic format for used by Clinical Sexologists. PLISSIT is an acronym for a model of sex therapy. It stands for permission, limited information, specific suggestions, and intensive therapy. It represents a specific model designed for treatment in sex therapy by Jack Annon […]

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Common sexological concerns

Posted On: July 26, 2009

This is a list of common sexological concerns: • Body image and sex-negative conditioning • Sexual desire • Courtship concerns • Obstacles to Intimacy • Sexual development, maturation and aging • Sexual communication and negotiation • Medical considerations affecting sexuality • Atypical sexual behaviours • Sexual trauma including assault and childhood exploitation • Gender identity […]

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What is Anal Cancer?

Posted On: July 25, 2009

Farrah Fawcett , the feathered-hair star of Charlie’s Angels, had a private funeral on 30 June at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels in Los Angeles. Fawcett was diagnosed with anal cancer in late 2006. Anal cancer is a relatively rare cancer that occurs in the anus. The anal canal is a small section, […]

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What are Kegel Exercises?

Posted On: July 24, 2009

What Are Kegel Exercises? The pubococcygeus muscle or PC muscle is a hammock-like muscle, found in both sexes, that stretches from the public bone to the coccyx (tail bone) forming the floor of the pelvic cavity and supporting the pelvic organs. Kegel exercises strengthen and give voluntary control over these muscles. Why Do Kegel Exercises? […]

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India Decriminalizes Gay Sex

Posted On: July 20, 2009

On 2 July, New Delhi High Court decriminalized homosexual intercourse between consenting adults, by striking down section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. This law labels gay sex to be an “unnatural offense”, punishable with up to ten years in prison. Human Rights Watch and other groups urged the Government not to appeal against the […]

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FDA Approves Plan B

Posted On: July 19, 2009

On 10 July, U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Plan B One-Step, single-pill over-the-counter emergency contraceptive. Plan B works by giving the body a short, high, burst of synthetic hormones. This disrupts hormone patterns needed for pregnancy. It affects the ovaries and the development of the uterine lining, making pregnancy less likely. Depending upon where […]

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Want baby? Sex everyday!

Posted On: July 18, 2009

Australian research has shown that daily sex can improve the genetic quality of a man’s sperm and could raise his chances of fathering a child. This is because when men go without ejaculating, the number of sperm stored in the epididymis at the top of the testicle increases. The longer that sperm sits in the […]

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Death by Breathplay?

Posted On: July 17, 2009

When David Carradine was found dead in a locked hotel room in Bangkok, Thailand on 3 June 2009, suicide was suspected. However on closer look, David had an intricate web of ropes – one around his neck, another around his genitals and the two tied together. Auto-erotic asphyxia brought to mind. One of the greatest […]

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Against Marital Rape

Posted On: July 16, 2009

Afghanistan’s government has revised a law that drew international condemnation for condoning marital rape but the reformed version still requires a woman to satisfy her husband’s desires. Read article here. Closer to home in Singapore, a ‘No To Rape‘ online petition is being coordinated by a team of concerned Singaporeans who have come together for […]

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Calvin Klein does it again

Posted On: July 15, 2009

Calvin Klein’s ads are known for being titillating and pushing sexual boundaries. The latest is a five-story mural in lower Manhattan of three hunky guys and a young woman who appear to be taking a languid break from an intimate foursome. This ad triggered far reaching ripples in USA. Absolutely everybody had something to say […]

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What is the Secret to Great Sex?

Posted On: July 11, 2009

When Peggy Kleinplatz of the faculty of medicine at the University of Ottawa put out a call for “great lovers” across Canada and the United States, she and her team were deluged with old married people. Through long interviews with 30 men and women over the age of 60 who had been in relationships of […]

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