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category: Sexual Studies

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Sexual Science: E-Tegrity Endometriosis Test

March 12, 2016

We at The CSPH work to improve both individual and community sexual health, by doing education and advocacy to reduce sexual shame and challenge misinformation. We want to highlight an important recent development in the field of reproductive technology that has the potential to greatly improve diagnosis and treatment of a serious sexual health topic: […]

Sexual Studies: “I Don’t Know What a Proper Woman Means” — What Women with Intellectual Disabilities Think About Sex, Sexuality, and Themselves

June 28, 2014

Every Saturday, The CSPH highlights news or recent research in the field of human sexuality. This week we’re looking at intellectual disabilities and sexual identity. The study, featured in issue 41 of the British Journal of Learning Disabilities, sought to find out what women with intellectual disabilities thought of their own sexuality, sex in general, […]

Sexual Studies: Ciprofloxacin and Gonorrhea Incidence Rates

April 13, 2014

Every Saturday, The CSPH highlights news or recent research in the field of human sexuality. This week we’re discussing this study, published in 2014, by Chesson on Gonorrhea incidence and its resistance to the drug Ciprofloxacin. Background Gonorrhea is a STI that can be transmitted through vaginal, anal, and oral sex. There are an estimated […]

Sexual Studies: Models of Sexual Arousal

December 22, 2013

Every Saturday, The CSPH highlights news or recent research in the field of human sexuality. This week we’re discussing this article about a new model for sexual arousal that was published in The Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality this year. According to a 2011 paper published by Y. Salu from Howard University, there is a […]

Sexual Studies: Kink Among Lesbians and Bisexual Women

December 14, 2013

Every Saturday, The CSPH highlights news or recent research in the field of human sexuality. This week we’re discussing this article about kink among lesbians and bisexual women that was published in The Journal of Sex Research in 2009. Over the years, women have become more open about incorporating kinky behaviors into their sexual practices. […]

Sexual Studies: The Status of Women of Color in the United States

November 30, 2013

Every Saturday, The CSPH highlights news or recent research in the field of human sexuality. This week we’re discussing this report about the status of women of color in the United States that was published on the Center for American Progress’ website in October. Over the years, women have made great strides towards gaining equal […]