Sexual Health

Sexual health is a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being in relation to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction or infirmity. Sexual health requires a positive and respectful approach to sexuality and sexual relationships, as well as the possibility of having pleasurable and safe sexual experiences, free of coercion, discrimination and violence.

Sexually Assaulted College Women Can Expect It To Happen Again, Unless They Do Something About It

By | Wed, 09/10/2014 - 17:49

More than 50 percent of sexual assaults on college campuses occur during freshman year between the first week of school and Thanksgiving. Unfortunately, once it's happened, it's likely to happen again.

What Men Really Think About Sex Therapy

By | Tue, 09/09/2014 - 12:01 finds 62 percent of its member respondents answered “yes” when asked if it's acceptable to see a sex therapist.

Getting Kinky Like 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Isn't The Way To Do BDSM

By | Wed, 09/03/2014 - 13:23

"Fifty Shades of Grey" may inspire some to try BDSM with their partners. But if they do, they can't take the book or film's portrayal at face value.

People In Love May Be Having Better Sex

By | Sun, 08/24/2014 - 19:18

A new study shows how love and sex go hand in hand, with more women saying that the two combined are more fulfilling.

What Does A Porn Star's Sex-A-Thon Say About Society?

By | Sat, 08/23/2014 - 10:55

A porn star decided to put on a sex stunt to pay for her boob job. But now under contract, she can't back out even if she wanted to.

Man Dies Because He Was Too Embarrassed To Get Sex Toy Removed From Body

By | Tue, 08/12/2014 - 15:15

A diabetic's sexual adventures led to his death after he got a vibrator stuck "in too deep" and was too ashamed to seek medical attention.

California Schools Will Teach About Vibrators And Bondage — Parents Protest

By | Sun, 08/10/2014 - 12:30

Parents are not happy about the new sex education textbook that will be used in high school freshmen health classrooms this fall.

These Are The Average American's Most Bizarre Sexual Fantasies

By | Mon, 08/04/2014 - 12:52

A fantasy vs. reality orgasm experience survey revealed what sexual fantasies are running through the minds of most Americans.

HPV-Related Cancer Can Be Easily Identified In Blood And Saliva

By | Thu, 07/31/2014 - 16:00

A new test can accurately predict recurrences of HPV-related oral cancer, using DNA from blood and saliva samples.

Tweens Are Ignoring STI Vaccination Recommendations

By | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 17:24

Boys and girls around the age of 11 and 12 are ignoring the CDC's recommendation on receiving the three-dose HPV vaccination.

'How Many Holes?' Women Explain Their Childhood Misconceptions About Sex [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:16

A group of women explain the common misconceptions about sex they had before "the birds and the bees" talk.

This Is What You'll Find In A Rape Kit [VIDEO]

By | Mon, 07/21/2014 - 18:43

Rape kits contain various tools to help identify a woman's rapist. Sometimes, the exam can take as long as seven hours.

Underage Girl Baits Planned Parenthood Staffer For Info On S&M, And It Works [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 07/16/2014 - 15:17

A video from the pro-life group Live Action shows a Planned Parenthood employee giving advice about violent types of sexual behavior to an underage girl. Was she wrong for it?

School Teaches Abstinence-Only Sex Ed, Teenage Girl Files Human Rights Complaint [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 07/15/2014 - 18:00

A teenager at a high school in Edmonton, Canada filed a human rights complaint after experiencing a sex education workshop that claimed condoms were ineffective.

If Prostitution Were Legal, It Could Lower Rape And STD Rates

By | Tue, 07/15/2014 - 14:27

Rape cases in Rhode Island decreased when a change in state law legalized indoor prostitution between 2003 and 2009.