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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Sex workers offer intimacy and connection for disabled clients in the age of the dating app

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By Sarah Matthews Oliver Morton-Evans has sought the services of sex workers over the years, because dating can be especially tough for anyone with a disability. Despite having tried “every dating app out there”, Oliver, 39, has never been in a long-term relationship. The Sydneysider, now a successful tech entrepreneur, said despite looking for a …

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‘Compulsive sexual behaviour’ is a real mental disorder, says WHO, but might not be an addiction

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Global health body not yet ready to acknowledge ‘sex addiction’, saying more research is needed The World Health Organisation has recognised “compulsive sexual behaviour” as a mental disorder, but said on Saturday it was unclear whether it was an addiction on a par with gambling or drug abuse.  The contentious term “sex addiction” has been …

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