In a recent article, I discussed how birth control pills alter the type of men that women find attractive, not to mention the quality of women’s sex lives. However, the sexual side effects of oral contraceptives don’t stop there. In fact, being on the pill even seems to impact … [Read more...] about Do Birth Control Pills Make Exotic Dancers Less “Titillating?”
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Most women know all too well that being on birth control means having to put up with a few side effects, including potential weight gain, nausea, and mood changes. However, fewer women are probably aware of the fact that the pill might also be affecting their sex lives. For … [Read more...] about Do Birth Control Pills Really Lead to Bad Sex?
Every year on Halloween, thousands of people around the world descend upon movie theaters to catch midnight screenings of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. The film tells the story of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a mad scientist and self-described “sweet transvestite” from the planet … [Read more...] about Cross-Dressing and Gender-Bending: Separating Science Fact from Fiction
By far, the most frequent thing students ask about in my Human Sexuality course is female orgasm. I get asked everything from “How come I’ve never had an orgasm?” to “What’s the easiest way for a woman to climax?” In some ways, people’s lack of knowledge on this topic is not … [Read more...] about Knowledge Is Pleasure: Everything You Should Know About Female Orgasm
Marriage and divorce alter our lives in a number of ways, and recent research suggests that our waistlines are among the first things to change in response to these events.1 However, men and women appear to respond differently to these relationship transitions, especially when … [Read more...] about Marriage and Divorce: A New Window to Weight Gain?