While AASECT members gathered in Minneapolis for the 47th annual conference, a different group of people gathered to discuss the fate of flibanserin, the pharmaceutical industry's answer to the question: when will women have their own version of Viagra?
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Advisory Panel Votes To Approve Flibanserin
Staying Sexually Active As You Age Can Sharpen Your Mind
The results of a study published in the March issue of the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry show that staying sexually active—and considering sexuality an important part of one's life—may be linked to higher cognitive functioning as people age. The study, conducted in the Netherlands, focused on 1,747 men and women who took part in a larger study o
How Social Media Networks Make It Harder To Promote Healthy Sexuality
This month, The Atlantic ran an article on how sexual health organizations are finding themselves censored by social media networks as they try to get the word out about healthy sexuality.
Ontario Updates Their Sex Ed Policy for the First Time Since 1998
Stories about Ontario's updated sex education curriculum have been all over the news for the past few weeks. Why?
Are Flibanserin's Problems a Sign That Female Sexuality Can't Be 'Fixed'?
Ever since the commercial success of Viagra, pharmaceutical companies have been scrambling to develop a version that works for women. After all, complaints about low libido, low arousal levels, painful sex, anorgasmia, and more are legion.
Men and Women Over the Age of 70 Are Still Having Sex
In a story that seems to have taken the Internet by storm, men and women over the age of 70 are still having sex.
Researchers Explore Women's Motivations for Engaging in Casual Sex
According to a new study published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior, women’s reasons for having sex depend partially on the type of sexual relationship they are in.
Mormon Church Announces Support of LGBT Legal Protections Without Actually Supporting LGBT Community
A week ago, Elders within the Mormon Church held a press conference announcing their provisional support of certain LGBT legal protections in areas such as housing and employment.
Study Shows Proof of Neurological Distinction Between Gender Identity and Biological Sex
Just last month, the Medical University of Vienna issued a press release announcing that "the very personal gender identity of every human being is reflected and verifiable in the cross-links between brain regions," with distinctions sp
Distinguishing Between the Various Types of Casual Sexual Relationships
According to a new study published in The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, young adults know what they are talking about when it comes to casual sex terminology.