The Internet is abuzz with reports of the first intelligent sex toy.
Never before have so many Norwegian young men used potency-boosting medicine, the numbers from the Prescription Register indicate, something that has been ascribed to both stronger and more demanding women and an absence of father figures.
We should not sort athletes by what sex they are, but rather by their skill," Eileen McDonagh and Laura Pappano write in "Playing with the Boys: Why Separate Is Not Equal in Sports." At first glance, this book might seem one more example of gender equality gone wild, like coed bathrooms or pornography for women. Mixed-sex football? But give the authors a chance to make their argument and they begin to play with your head. Their book isn't well-written, and it's no fun to read, but start thinking about the issues they raise and you may never stop.
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When I zapped into the Olympics opening ceremony on Saturday, I had the doubtful pleasure to see the German sportspeople entering the stadium in ridiculously gendered jackets - pink for the girls, light blue for the boys. This renewed an admittedly rather old question in my mind: Should men and women be segregated in
Apart from mixed doubles tennis, there are virtually no sports in which men and women routinely compete as equals on the same playing field. Why do men and women choose same-sex competition over mixed sport?
I'm looking for examples of unexpected (and not widely known) practices of everyday life from bygone eras. I'll give a few examples of the type of information I seek.
Many Indian men are getting so dependent on digital sex and online pornography that they can't handle real relationships. And a new book says this is happening the world over. Prasun Chandhuri and Avijit Chatterjee turn the spotlight on the trend
Sperm banks and human cloning may not be the future. A study in beetles reveals that having two sexes boosts genetic quality.
One of music artist John Mayer's most signature songs is "Daughters," a sweet and simple tribute to the importance of parents' influence on their little girls. Here's the refrain:
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To other people, I was the embodiment of the empowered woman. But inside, I was gut-wrenchingly confused
(An old, but evergreen post from my old blog; reposting prompted in part by this excellent post by Calah Alexander on how modern beauty standards warp our perspective) L'Imparfaite is an erotic print magazine published by students at Sciences Po, the elite Parisian university. Since many friends are recent alumni,
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What happens to a country when its young people stop having sex? Japan is finding out Abigail Haworth investigates
God wired and designed our brains for a specific purpose: to bond ourselves with the person we marry.
Is letting someone lick Nutella off your nipples really so different from 'lie back and think of England'? Or are they just different ways of going through the motions?
My first sexual experience was with my ex-husband when I was 20 years old and he was 21. We had been dating for two and a half years, during which time we held hands, hugged a lot and kissed each other with a bruising ferocity. Night after night we would carry on this petting, discharging the hot passion we felt for each other on a half broken bench outside Mary Stuart Hall, the women's residence at Makerere University in Kampala. Miss Stanton, the prim Englishwoman who was the warden, would make sure she walked by a couple of times, just in case.