Mystery of the female orgasm may be solved

Guardian, Monday 1 August 2016

The purpose of the euphoric sensation of the female orgasm has long perplexed scientists, as it is not necessary for conception, and is often not experienced by women during sex itself. Now researchers in the US say they might have found its evolutionary roots. Human female orgasm, they say, might be a spin-off from our evolutionary past, when the hormonal surges that accompany it were crucial for reproduction.

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Study shows teen girls’ sexual orientation not always a predictor of sexual behavior

Science Daily,

About one in five lesbian and four in five bisexual teen girls who are sexually active had a recent male sex partner, according to a new U.S. study of close to 3,000 adolescent girls that appears in the March issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health.

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How Well Do Condoms and PrEP Prevent HIV Among Gay and Bi Men?

POZ Magazine, February 4, 2015

CDC researchers have estimated how well condoms and PrEP, used independently or in combination, prevent HIV among gay and bisexual men. How much faith can individuals place in these figures?

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