When it comes to casual, uncommitted, non-emotional sex, there is a strong gender stereotype: men are more interested in doing it (literally) than women. We have covered research examining this phenomenon—on the surface, it appears as though men are much more excited about … [Read more...] about “Would You Go To Bed With Me Tonight?”: Stigma and the Sexual Double Standard
The average woman will have 500 menstrual cycles throughout her lifetime.1 Although menstruation typically doesn’t win the “favorite days of the month award,” the actual purpose of a woman’s cycle is to prepare her body for conception and procreation. Yet, the irony in Mother … [Read more...] about Under the Covers: Sexual Attitudes, Fertility, and Romantic Relationships
In a previous article, I mentioned that having sex dreams is associated with feelings of love and intimacy with romantic partners on the following day. This finding begs the question: What else do we know about sex dreams? Much has been theorized (beginning with some wacky ideas … [Read more...] about Sleep Tight…Will the Sex Dreams Bite?
Our daughter was barely 3 years old when she started asking about the birds and the bees. She wanted to know how mommies got babies inside their tummies and how babies came out of their tummies. Her curiosity has always kept us on our toes. Our son (now nearly 8 years old), in … [Read more...] about Sex Ed at Home (for Elementary-Aged Kids): Your Questions Answered
Do Russian same-sex couples with children need to begin seeking asylum in other countries? According to a Russian journalist and LGBTQ activist, that’s exactly what they need to do.1 Earlier this year, Russia made adoption, foreign and domestic, by same-sex parents illegal and … [Read more...] about Made in America: Russia’s Proposal to Remove Children from Same-Sex Parented Households