A survey of sex workers in New York City finds that 83% of prostitutes have a Facebook page, which accounted for 25% of their regular clientele in 2008.
A new Stanford University study looks at the connection between hyper-sexualized gaming characters and the way female players view rape and their own bodies.
Thinking about death, fearing the unknown and worrying about the future aren’t traditionally considered sources of physical pain, but they may be susceptible to the same pain-killing treatments.
Some celebrities bounce back from scandal; some never do. Armstrong looks like a longshot
Voters want actors in adult films to wear condoms, but the industry is threatening to sue and shift production elsewhere.
Three of the five hospitals treating the 58 surviving victims of the Colorado movie-theater massacre will waive some or all of the medical fees involved in their care, the AP reported yesterday. The other two hospitals, which are …
Desperate times often call for desperate measures, and for students with mounting education debt, that apparently means selling themselves.
Studies suggesting that the practice of yoga arouses the libido have been cited to explain why so many gurus are embroiled in sex scandals. But is that really what’s going on?
It was an all too familiar story to those who study HIV. Kimberly Page, an epidemiologist at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), had just returned from Cambodia, where she had been conducting research on how to protect people from getting infected with the AIDS-causing virus.
On Sept. 8, the U.K. Dept. of Health announced it would lift its lifetime ban on blood donation by men who have sex with other men, a policy that gay activists have long criticized as unfair.
As the Manhattan District Attorney’s office weighs whether or not to prosecute the sexual assault case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn, his accuser has stepped forward to tell her side of the story.
We have slavery in the United States, not that it’s usually described that way. Occasionally, a story surfaces about an undocumented immigrant worker, held against her will in appalling conditions.
Some of the most harrowing cases of psychological and medical malpractice involve attempts to change a child’s gender or sexual identity. Not only have such misguided “therapies” often resulted in patients’ suicides, but they …