Women are turned off by sexually explicit images in advertisements. Unless, that is, the item being advertised is very precious. And valuable. And rare. Like, maybe, a once a year type gift.
Social Attitudes About Sexual Orientation May Not Be As Open As Previously Thought
We like to think we’re a progressive society that is accepting of all sexual orientations, but the latest survey shows anti-gay sentiment is higher than we think, and current methods for assessing attitudes about sexuality are …
12 Shocking Sex Facts
Masters and Johnson revolutionized sex research in the 1950s, 60s and 70s. Here what we’re learning about sex now.
“I Am Chelsea Manning”: Why Gender Isn’t So Easy to Identify
Bradley Manning’s decision to live as a woman highlights how complex gender identity is.
Why Anthony Weiner Can’t Move Past His Past
He wants to move on, and believes that he’s moved on, but can Weiner really push past his sexual misconduct? The science isn’t encouraging.
Identity Crisis: Changing Legal Documents No Easy Task for Transgender Individuals
Cecilia Gentili couldn’t stand the looks on their faces. The looks waiting room patients would give her when a nurse called a man’s name and she stood up instead. The looks nurses would give her when they said they were …
Viewpoint: Drugs to Boost Female Sex Drive: That’s a Good Thing, Right?
In the past, women who lacked sexual desire were stigmatized as “frigid” — today, psychiatry’s diagnostic manual labels them with hypoactive-sexual-desire disorder. Big Pharma is betting that many such women will want to …
‘Bright Young Things’: Victoria’s Secret’s Line Under Fire
Sex sells, but are suggestive-marketing campaigns right for tweens and teens?
Pediatric Group Supports Same-Sex Marriage
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says it’s “in the best interests” of the children.
A 6-Year-Old Boy Becomes a Girl: Do Schools Need New Rules for Transgender Students?
Parents of a transgender girl complained when their daughter, born a boy, was told to use the boys’ bathroom
Bullying: For Gay and Lesbian Teens, Does Life Get Better After School?
How long does bullying over sexual orientation continue?
New Insight into the (Epi)Genetic Roots of Homosexuality
Sexual preference may not be written in our genes, but rather in how our genes are expressed
Early Puberty in Boys: When Should Dads Start Talking with Their Sons About Sex?
With growing evidence that boys, like girls, are maturing at ever younger ages, who’s ready with helpful advice?