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Porn use is up, thanks to the pandemic

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The Conversation, 8th April 2020 Not all businesses are experiencing a downturn. The world’s largest pornography website, Pornhub, has reported large increases in traffic. In many regions, these spikes in use have occurred immediately after social distancing measures have been implemented. Why are people viewing more pornography? I’m a professor of clinical psychology who researches pornography...

Thorne Harbour Health calls for community to stop having casual sex during COVID-19

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Thorne Harbour Health – media release, 26 March 2020 For the first time in its four-decade history, Thorne Harbour Health is calling on communities to stop having casual sex in the face of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Thorne Harbour Health, formerly the Victorian AIDS Council, is calling on LGBTI communities and people living with HIV to limit their risk of COVID-19 transmission...

What to know about bipolar disorder and sex

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Medical News Today,  Fri 1 March 2019 By Jon Johnson, Reviewed by Timothy J. Legg, PhD, CRNP Bipolar disorder causes a person to experience intense shifts in moods, sometimes from a manic state to a depressed state, for example. These shifts can occur with changes in sexual desire, confidence, or sexual function. Though the symptoms vary from person to person, bipolar disorder can disrupt several...

Survey of middle-aged Canadians finds more sex and pleasure, less condom use

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SIECCAN, June 2016 New research by Trojan condoms with the Sex Information and Education Council of Canada (SIECCAN) surveyed 2,400 Canadians between the ages of 40 and 59 about their sex lives. 63 per cent said they’re more sexually adventurous than they were a decade ago. 65 percent reported their last sexual encounter as being “very pleasurable.” Findings also showed that two...

Know your chances of contracting an STI

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British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Canada A common question people have is “What are my chances of getting an STI?”  While there is no simple answer, the charts below give an estimate of your chances, when your partner has that sexually transmitted infection (STI). These charts are based on research where possible, and have been reviewed by STI experts in British Columbia.  These charts...

Sex and Disability on SBS Insight next week

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SBS Insight Airdate: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 20:30 Channel: SBS Imagine: you’ve been married to your partner for 25  years. You live with them, love them, are sexually attracted to them, but physical intimacy? Almost impossible. This is the reality for David and Jenni Heckendorf, who both have profound cerebral palsy that greatly limits their mobility. In order to have sex, they must use the...

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