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.

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.

HPV Vaccine Does Not Lead To Blood Clotting In Women

By | Tue, 07/08/2014 - 16:00

HPV vaccines, including Cervarix ad Gardasil, do not increase a woman's risk of blood clotting.

Freezing Testicular Tissue May Save Young Cancer Survivors' Sexual Futures

By | Mon, 07/07/2014 - 11:26

In an effort to avoid sexual side effects of cancer treatment on young boys, scientists have begun developing a way to preserve their healthy sperm — by freezing parts of their testicles.

This App Gives New Meaning To The Term 'Junk Mail'

By | Mon, 06/23/2014 - 18:55

First Derm app can identify over 90 skin conditions with the help of board-certified dermatologists.

Woman In Car Threesome Suffers Broken Legs After Accidental Handbrake Release [NSFW VIDEO]

By | Wed, 06/18/2014 - 14:14

A Chinese woman who was part of a threesome taking place in a car ended her night with a "bang," as the car crashed into a tree, breaking both of her legs.

Canada Allows 12-Year-Old Transgender Boy To Change Sex On Birth Certificate

By | Wed, 06/18/2014 - 13:48

Wren Kauffman became the first transgender youth in Alberta to be given a birth certificate with the gender changed. He hasn't even undergone sexual reassignment surgery.

6 Things Guys May Not Realize Are Destroying Their Sperm

By | Thu, 06/05/2014 - 08:00

Can pesticide exposure and your laptop’s Wi-Fi connection ruin the quality and production of your sperm? Find out what does.

Got A TV In Your Bedroom? Your Sex Life Is Probably Awesome

By | Tue, 06/03/2014 - 16:37

It could be time to get a TV in your bedroom. A survey found that people who had them also reported better sex lives.

Man With Inverted Penis And Watermelon-Sized Scrotum Seeks Surgery

By | Fri, 05/30/2014 - 13:20

An Australian man with an inverted penis and scrotum the size of a watermelon hopes to enlist the help of an American surgeon who has dealt with scrotal lymphedema.

Attention Fellas, Stress Could Be Killing Your Sperm

By | Fri, 05/30/2014 - 12:06

Oxidative stress and the release of steroid hormones may be causing male infertility by diminishing testosterone levels and semen quality.