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Landmark study to track gay and bisexual men’s attitudes on body image

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ABC News Breakfast, 15/2/2019 Steroid use is on the rise as young men fuelled by social media lead a dangerous pursuit of muscle-bound perfection, researchers warn.  Now, for the first time, a global study run from Australia will look specifically at how gay and bisexual men are impacted and whether this could be leading to fatal outcomes. Starting today, 3.5 million men on the Grindr app in...

Call for Papers: Edited Collection on Sexuality and Sexual Identities in Literature for Young People

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Deakin University, October 2018 Acknowledging the capacity of literature to reflect and shape significant aspects of human development, this collection of essays takes as its central theme the representation of sexuality and sexual identities in texts for young people. Previous scholarship has established important connections between sexuality and gender, as well as sexuality and queerness, in...

Women’s Preferences for Pen1s Size: A New Research Method Using Selection among 3D Models

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(Note; some spelling has been changed in this post to avoid automatic spam filters for email subscribers) PLoS ONE 10(9): e0133079. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0133079 Abstract Women’s preferences for pen1s size may affect men’s comfort with their own bodies and may have implications for sexual health. Studies of women’s pen1s size preferences typically have relied on their abstract ratings or...

Does attractiveness influence condom use intentions in heterosexual men? An experimental study

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BMJ Open, 2016;6:e010883 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-01088, 17 June 2016 Abstract Objectives Judgements of attractiveness have been shown to influence the character of social interactions. The present study sought to better understand the relationship between perceived attractiveness, perceived sexual health status and condom use intentions in a heterosexual male population. Setting The study...

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...

Women on average are physiologically sexually aroused to both male and female sexual stimuli

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University of Essex, 05 November 2015 When it comes to what turns them on, women are either bisexual or gay, but never straight, according to a new study by the University of Essex. Whereas previous research has shown that women generally are sexually aroused by both men and women to varying degrees, it overlooked the differences between women who are straight or gay. Read more of press release...

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