A Sexuality Researcher Explains a Big Unanswered Question in Sex Studies

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By Cari Romm Most of the time, the people who ask how you’re doing will be satisfied by the rote, two-word reply: I’m fine. I’m good. Really, it was the question that mattered, not the answer. Every so often, though, you’ll encounter someone who truly wants to know about the state of your emotional/physical/spiritual existence, …

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Here’s why having sex gives you meaning in life, according to scientific research

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Just another reason why sex is wonderful…  By Rosie Fitzmaurice There are a number of health benefits that have been associated with having sex, both physical and mental. And new research suggests having sex could also give you a greater sense of meaning in life. A team of researchers at the George Mason University set out to …

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You’re probably not ‘totally straight,’ according to new research

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Society tends to be less accepting of men who are sexually fluid. By Sara Hendricks There is a new type of sexual orientation called “mostly straight,” according to new research. This sexuality entails identifying as straight but occasionally experiencing same-sex attraction and arousal. Men have a harder time coming out as mostly straight because society …

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Researchers Reveal an Evolutionary Basis for the Female Orgasm

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by Philip Perry [F]ew things are as magical as the female orgasm, whether you are experiencing it, inducing it, or just a casual observer. It is essentially pure art in motion. Yet, there are many things we don’t know about the phenomenon, scientifically speaking, such as, why it exists. Scientists have been pondering this for …

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Why Sex Is Beneficial To Social And Mental Health; Research Shows

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By Dante Noe Raquel II [T]he act of intimate sex has been evolving over millions of years as an apparatus to deliver sperm to eggs and initiate pregnancy. Currently, we look at the social and mental aspects of health benefits that are a importance of consenting sexual relationships, or the pursuit of them. Sex Brings …

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Research finds that older people’s sexual problems are being dismissed

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Older people’s sexual activity problems and desires are being dismissed by health practitioners due to their age, a new study has suggested. Research by The University of Manchester’s MICRA (Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing) and Manchester Metropolitan University highlighted the obstacles some older couples face in maintaining fulfilling sexual lives, and how they …

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Is Sex Good For You? Researchers Say Active Sexual Life Is Good For Your Brain, General Well-Being

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By Clark Mindock Here’s some potential good news: Scientific evidence shows that sex can be pretty good for your well-being. Don’t count on it to replace your daily exercise routine, but sexual health experts say that consensual, positive sexual experiences are likely to release hormones like endorphins and oxytocin — both feel-good chemicals — into your brain. …

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French Researcher Wants to Make Sex Education More Accurate With 3D Printed Clitoris

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by Clare Scott Sex education varies greatly from school to school, location to location – some places don’t teach it at all, while others teach abstinence only; some schools are much more thorough in terms of discussing safe sex and birth control. I went to Catholic elementary school, and I remember getting a textbook called …

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This Sex Researcher Says Scientists Are Scared of Criticizing Monogamy

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Monogamous people catch STDs just as often as swingers, but use condoms and get tested less often, a new survey suggests. Some sex researchers say a scholarly bias toward monogamy makes studies like this all too rare. By Dan Vergano People in monogamous relationships catch sexually transmitted diseases just as often as those in open …

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Large testicles mean greater infidelity, research finds

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A study by scientists at the University of Oslo found that larger testicles make less faithful couples There is a correlation between infidelity and the size of a male’s testicles, researchers have found. A study by scientists at the University of Oslo found that primates with bigger testicles were more likely to be unfaithful. Petter …

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This cooking staple is scientifically proven to boost your sexual performance

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Apparently it’s ‘better than Viagra’. By Anna Lavdaras Forget sex toys and oysters, apparently the secret to boosting a man’s performance in the bedroom is good weekly dousing of olive oil. That’s right, just 9 tablespoons of your kitchen cooking staple is enough to reduce impotence by around 40 per cent by keeping blood vessels …

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Sex, technology and disability – it’s complicated

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By Phillippa Carnemolla People living with disability are largely excluded from conversations about sexuality, and face overlapping barriers to sexual expression that are both social and physical. Media portrayals of sexuality often focus on a visual and verbal vocabulary that is young, white, cisgender, heterosexual and … not disabled. My research into inclusive design explores …

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