Bats Perform Fellatio Too!

Posted On: November 21, 2009

Female Chinese fruit bats (Cynopterus sphinx) add oral sex to get the males to prolong the act. Oral sex, or fellatio, is often used in human foreplay, the researchers noted, but rarely seen in other animals. As such, there have been few evolutionary reasons given for oral sex to date, and fellatio is largely thought […]

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Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Rejected

Posted On: November 20, 2009

As we have heard time and again, abstinence-only sexual education doesn’t work. Now, a task force of public health experts has found no evidence that abstinence-only sexual education programs cut teens’ risk of sexually transmitted disease, HIV, or pregnancy. But the panel finds that sex ed that includes information about condoms and delaying sexual initiation […]

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Tuesday Draw – Week 2 of 4

Posted On: November 19, 2009

This is the second part of four of our workshop series called ‘Tuesday Draw’. It is being restricted to only ladies for additional comfort level. Next Tuesday 24 Nov, we are meeting to draw our vulvas. It is important that as women we celebrate the diversity of vulvas – different shapes, sizes, colours – because […]

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Young, Pregnant and Clueless

Posted On: November 19, 2009

In Singapore, person who has sex with a minor under 14 can be jailed up to 20 years with a fine or caning. Having sex with a girl under 16 can land a person in jail for up to five years and a fine of up to $10,000. Girls below 16 having sex: 310 cases […]

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Eating Partner Influences Women’s Food Choices

Posted On: November 18, 2009

Researchers at McMaster University say that what women choose to eat depends on if the person they are dining with is male or female. It was found that women who ate with a male companion chose foods of significantly lower caloric value than did women who were observed eating with another female. Furthermore, when women […]

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Number 1 Killer of Women?

Posted On: November 17, 2009

HIV. The World Health Organization has released its first study on women’s health worldwide. The United Nations agency found that the leading cause of death and disease among women between the ages of 15 and 44 is HIV/AIDS. The leading risk factor for HIV infection is unprotected sex, and in order to see a substantive […]

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Bonobos have sex for fun

Posted On: November 16, 2009

The Bonobos reside only in the rainforests of the Democratic Republic of Congo. These slender, graceful apes settle conflicts, such as food ownership, jealousy or who gets off the tree limb first, sexual interaction rather than with aggression. Bonobo sexual behavior is integrated into the day-to-day social relationships amongst all individuals within the tribe. Frequent […]

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Fiddler Crabs Exchange Sex for Survival

Posted On: November 15, 2009

In the world of fiddler crabs, the best form of protection for females is, apparently, having sex with the neighbors, according to an Australian study published Wednesday. Researchers from The Australian National University in Canberra found male fiddler crabs will happily defend a nearby female against intruders — partly because the females will dole out […]

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Arrested for Calling 911, Asking For Sex

Posted On: November 14, 2009

Florida police say a man arrested for repeatedly calling 911 looking for sex claimed it was the only number he could dial after running out of cell phone minutes. 29-year-old Joshua Basso made sexual comments to the 911 dispatcher and asked if he could come to her house. She hung up, but he called back […]

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London Commuters Baffled by Sex Broadcast

Posted On: November 13, 2009

London commuters listening out for the latest news about train services got a broadcast with a difference when the noise of a couple apparently having sex was blasted out over a station’s loudspeaker system. It seems that because the station’s public address system worked on radio waves and somebody must have been broadcasting on the […]

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Miss England Gives up Crown Over Brawl Reports

Posted On: November 11, 2009

Beauty pageant winner Miss England gave up her title on Friday after reports she had been involved in a nightclub brawl with another beauty queen. The story is here. Good girls aren’t supposed to fight? Not in public anyway?

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Passive Work, Less Activity

Posted On: November 10, 2009

If you have an unchallenging job with little control over what you do?, you may be more likely to be a couch potato in your leisure time, a new study shows. Apparently working in “passive jobs”-where the worker has little stress and little control-affected leisure time activity. Click here for more.

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