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Study reveals scale of the sexual exploitation of boys

The sexual exploitation of boys and young men is a much bigger problem than previously thought according to a landmark study released ...

Women's Health and Fifty Shades: Increased Risks for Young Adult Readers?

New Rochelle, NY—Popular fiction that normalizes and glamorizes violence against women, such as the blockbuster Fifty Shades series, may be associated with ...

CAMH study highlights need to improve support for bisexual youth in Ontario

A new study led by the Re:searching for LGBTQ Health team at CAMH shows that bisexual youth in Ontario report higher rates of depression and suicidal ideation when compared to adults who are bisexual. ... Full story

Study: Orgasm rates for single women less predictable than men's, vary by sexual orientation

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- A new study of American singles found that during sex with a familiar partner, men have the highest orgasm rates. On average, men experience orgasm 85.1 percent of the time, with their sexual orientation making little difference. For women, however, orgasm occurrence is less predictable. On average, women experience orgasm 62.9 percent of the time during sex with a familiar partner -- and this pattern varies with women’s sexual orientation, with lesbian women experiencing orgasm more often than heterosexual or bisexual women. ... Full story

Studies explore sexual risk-taking among women travelers

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — What happens in Vegas – or on a beach in Cancun, a mountainside in Thailand or almost anywhere – doesn’t always stay there, especially in a Web-connected world. ... Full story

BU Researchers Find Provider and Parental Assumptions About Teenage Sexual Activity Yield “Missed Opportunities” For HPV Vaccination

(Boston)—Probing deeper into the complex decisions that parents and providers face regarding the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine, researchers found that though both parties appreciated importance of the HPV vaccine, their personal assumptions surrounding timing of administration relative to onset of sexual activity resulted in decreased vaccination rates. ... Full story

Virginity pledges for men can lead to sexual confusion — even after the wedding day

Bragging of sexual conquests, suggestive jokes and innuendo, and sexual one-upmanship can all be a part of demonstrating one’s manhood, especially for young men eager to exert their masculinity. ... Full story

Unhealthy culture around anal sex encouraging coercion and pain

Greater openness needed to challenge harmful attitudes and expectations about anal sex between men and women. ... Full story

Adults with autism at higher risk of sexual victimization: York U study

TORONTO - Adults with autism are at a higher risk of sexual victimization than adults without, due to lack of sex education, but with improved interventions that focus on sexual knowledge and skill building, the risk could be reduced, according to a recent study by York University researchers. ... Full story

What Drives Cybersex Addiction among Female Internet Pornography Users?

New Rochelle, NY —Women who visit Internet pornography sites are at risk of developing cybersex addiction. ... Full story

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