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category: Sexual Studies

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 […]

Sexual Studies: Amniotic Fluid and HIV

November 25, 2013

Every Saturday, The CSPH highlights news or recent research in the field of human sexuality. This week we’re discussing this article about the effects of amniotic fluid on HIV that was published earlier this year in a journal entitled AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. Over the years, HIV has tested the patience of the American […]