One study found that, on average, couples suffered 50% more sleep disturbances if they shared a bed. Sleep specialist Dr Neil Stanley told the British Science Festival how bed sharing can cause rows over snoring and duvet-hogging and robs precious sleep. As such, couples should consider sleeping apart for the good of their health and […]
German AIDS awareness group, Regenbogen (German for rainbow) has come under fire for posting an online video that starts off with a young couple having sex in an apartment before revealing the male to be a grinning Adolf Hitler. Its closing message: “AIDS is a mass murderer.” This video has drawn criticisms of being little […]
In an unprecedented move for Latin America, Uruguay lawmakers Wednesday adopted a trailblazing law allowing gay and lesbian couples to adopt children. I applaud the move. Gay and lesbian couples are no better or worse parents than the rest of us. And homosexuality is not contagious. Read it here.
In Queensland, Australia, abortion is only legal if the life of the mother is in jeopardy, A Cairns teenager,Tegan Simone Leach, 19, and her 21-year-old partner, Sergie Brennan, became the first Queenslanders in nearly 25 years to be sent to trial under the state’s controversial abortion law. If convicted, the young woman faces up to […]
Online dating website, OkCupid shared that• 16% of all first messages are over 2000 characters, or about 400 words.• First messages sent by guys are only half as likely to get a reply as ones sent from women.• The average first message is 743 characters long. Although longer messages will increase your chances of getting […]
According to a new study, talking to an attractive woman really can make a man lose his mind. Temporarily, that is. He is thinking of reproducing with the lady i.e. sex? Talking to an attractive man doesn’t make a woman lose her mind because besides looks, a woman also looks for signs of other attributes, […]
Sexsomnia refers to a wide range of sleep related sexual behaviors that includes masturbation, fondling, sexual intercourse with climax, and sexual assault/rape. There are three possibilities why this happens: 1) Confusional arousals during which complex behaviors may occur when a sleeping person is suddenly aroused out of deep sleep. 2) Co-existing sleep disorders: other factors […]
Denise Simmons, the first black lesbian mayor in America, has announced she is to marry her partner next weekend. She was elected as mayor of the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts, in January 2008. The state was the first in the US to legalise gay marriage. For more, click here.
Hypnosis has been used to help with sexual anxiety and in treatments. Now functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) show that brain activity is different under hypnosis. The study concludes that hypnosis induces a disconnection of motor commands from normal voluntary processes under the influence of brain circuits involved in executive control and self-imagery. Read more […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.