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Multiple factors explain why middle-aged heterosexuals with new sexual partners don’t use condoms

New strategies and approaches are needed to address the sexual health needs of middle-aged heterosexuals starting new relationships, research published in Sexually Transmitted Infections suggests. The UK study involved men and women aged between 40 and 59 years with, or considering, new sexual partners after the break-up of a long-term relationship. In-depth interviews showed that… Read More »

Same-sex sexual behavior in animals: Do we have it all wrong?

Many animals, from a range of phyla and species, display same-sex sexual behaviors. This has intrigued evolutionary biologists, but have they been looking at the subject all wrong? Share on PinterestResearchers suggest a new way of looking at same-sex sexual behavior in animals. Over the years, researchers have discovered that many animals sometimes engage in… Read More »

Even Female Bosses Face Sexual Harrassment: Study

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) — When most people think of sexual harassment of females on the job, they assume it’s happening to lower-level staffers. But surprisingly, women supervisors actually encounter more of it than other female workers, a new study finds. Researchers examined workplace sexual harassment in the… Read More »

The Madrid Declaration – a tool to improve sexual and reproductive health in Europe

The European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health (ESC) recently published a position paper on sexual and reproductive health issues (‘The Madrid Declaration: promoting evidence-based SRHR policies with respect for human rights’). We spoke to Dr Cristian Furau, a specialist in obstetrics and gynaecology in Arad, Romania, and member of the ESC board, about the… Read More »

Foot Fetish and Foot Job: Know More About This Sexual Desire That Is Very Popular on Porn Websites (Watch Video)

Foot Fetish (Photo Credits: PXhere) Foot fetishes and footjobs are a thing. People do get turned on by feet and it is more versatile than you are imagining it to be. Usually performed on men, footjob is basically a sexual practice involving women using their feet to stimulate the male genitalia instead of hands or… Read More »

Working for sexual and reproductive healthcare rights for displaced people in Europe

Refugee Rights Europe is an advocacy organisation defending the human rights of refugees and displaced people in Europe. The organisation’s advocacy work is grounded in the voices and lived experience of displaced people and first-hand evidence from grassroots and civil society actors throughout Europe. We spoke to Alice Lucas, Advocacy and Policy Manager at Refugee… Read More »

What is the mechanism behind compulsive sexual behavior?

Compulsive sexual behavior can have a serious negative impact on the well-being of the people it affects. But what are the biological factors behind it? What drives compulsive sexual behavior? A new study looks into the possible molecular mechanisms. Compulsive sexual behavior — which researchers also refer to as “hypersexuality” — is characterized by intrusive… Read More »