Oral Sex cause of Throat Cancer rise

Posted On: September 3, 2009

Changing sexual practices have led to a dramatic rise in throat cancer in the United States over the past two decades. Increasing rates of HPV infection, spread through oral sex, is largely driving the rapid rise in oropharyngeal cancers, which include tumors of the throat, tonsils, and base of the tongue. Safer sex doesn’t just […]

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Would you change your last name?

Posted On: September 2, 2009

Back in 2007, an USA Today article reported that more men were now taking their wives’ last names upon marriage. Recently the same newspaper now reports that about 70% of Americans believe that it is beneficial for a woman to take her husband’s last name when they marry, and, more surprisingly, about 50% of Americans […]

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Teens turn to Internet for sex ed

Posted On: September 1, 2009

The USA Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that one in three teens say they’ve never received information about birth control. Sex ed classes are happening on the Internet.It can teach safe sex MTV style or less raucous sites like Scarleteen.com and even YouTube.com. For more, visit here.

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Airbrushed Cover of Kelly Clarkson

Posted On: August 29, 2009

First American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson appeared on the cover of the September issue of Self, but her cover image was massively photoshopped before it hit the stands and has garnered negative attention. Half of Kelly’s left arm was cropped out, her white pants blend into the background, making her appear slimmer, and a yellow […]

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13m Abortions Each Year in China

Posted On: August 27, 2009

According to newly published research, there are 13 million abortions each year, compared to 20 million births in China. Authorities in China have highlighted inadequate knowledge of contraception and poor sex education as major factors in the high number of abortions there. Many women who have abortions are single and aged between 20 and 29. […]

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Gay football players forced in the closet?

Posted On: August 26, 2009

Amid a fanfare of publicity in 2007, Football Association announced that changes to the ground rules and the players’ code of conduct would mean homophobic abuse was treated as seriously as racism, on both the terraces and the pitch. Yet a YouGov survey of more than 2,000 football supporters, shows that anti-gay abuse is rife […]

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Turn off that TV!

Posted On: August 25, 2009

Researchers at the University of Washington Medical School equipped 330 children, two months to four years old, with digital recorders that captured everything the children heard and said during the day. The recorders were worn one day per month for up to two years. The study found that TV is: • Associated with significant reductions […]

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Sleep or sex?

Posted On: August 24, 2009

Sleep apparently. No surprise there. The study of about 12,500 recent travelers in a dozen countries commissioned by the hotel chain in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of Westin’s Heavenly Bed, backs up headlines that say Americans don’t get enough sleep. For more, click here.

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Are you a OS?

Posted On: August 22, 2009

Not operating system. Objectum sexuals. These are people who experience intense emotional connections with everyday things – bridges, stereos, the Eiffel Tower. It’s not a fetish but a sexual orientation. Meet Erika LaBrie who married the Eiffel Tower on April 8, 2007. There is Amy Wolfe who plans to marry a thrill ride at Knoebels […]

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The ‘Perfect’ Vulva

Posted On: August 21, 2009

Vulvas come in different colours, shapes and sizes. Yet there is a myth that there such a thing as a perfect vulva. And by whose standards? Who decided for you that your vulva isn’t perfect the way you were born with it? Women are going under the knife and endangering their sexual health for this […]

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The Cosmo Sex Poll: 6,000 men tell!

Posted On: August 20, 2009

It’s not easy to get men to spill their guts. Yet somehow for Cosmopolitan and AskMen.com managed to get 6,000 men between the ages of 18 and 35 to confess what they want in bed. Is hotter sex possible? The men were asked:• What is your no-fail move that immediately gets you ready for sex?• […]

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Violence towards women

Posted On: August 16, 2009

On Aug 4, a Pennsylvania man walked into a gym aerobics class and opened fire, killing three women and wounding nine before turning the gun on himself. George Sodini, 48, brought four handguns into the LA Fitness gym outside Pittsburgh and used three of them, firing at least 36 times around 8 p.m. Tuesday. An […]

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