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Pride And Prejudice: Race Tinges LGBTQ+ Celebrations..

Gay pride marches in New York City, San Francisco and in between this weekend will have plenty of participants — and also protests directed at them from other members of the LGBT community, speaking out against what they see as

What It’s Like To Have A Phobia Of Semen..

Apparently a repulsion at semen is a common feature of OCD, and is called spermatophobia. I admit, I was relieved to discover that it’s an actual thing, and that it has a name. Though I can’t help thinking I’d rather

In North Carolina Women Can’t Withdraw Consent Once Sex Begins..

North Carolina is the only state in which a woman can’t withdraw consent after sexual intercourse has already begun. But a state lawmaker is now trying to change that, sponsoring legislation that would upend a decades-old state Supreme Court ruling

Sex Makes You Smarter – Study Finds..

We’ve all been there: you want to have sex but you also feel like you probably ought to do some sudokus to improve your cognitive function instead. It’s quite the dilemma. But feel conflicted no more, because a new study

Most Americans Think Religious-Based LGBTQ Discrimination Should Be Unlawful..

Last week, the governor of Texas signed into law a bill that allows faith-based adoption groups to deny services “under circumstances that conflict with the provider’s sincerely held religious beliefs.” Critics, including the ACLU of Texas, say the new law

Nearly 50% Of Americans Have Had Sex By 18 – And That’s Low..

American teens may be becoming more conservative about sex. According to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report reflecting data from 2011 to 2015, about 42 percent of girls and about 44 percent of boys ages 15-19 reported

Church Of England Head Says ‘It Colluded’ With Sex Abuse..

The Church of England “colluded” with and helped to hide the long-term sexual abuse of young men by one of its former bishops, the head of the church said Thursday. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby apologized to the victims who

Cardinals Press Pope On Divorce-Remarriage Stance..

Four conservative cardinals who publicly questioned Pope Francis’ opening to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics are pressing their case and arguing that the issue is dividing the Catholic Church. In a new letter, the cardinals ask Francis for an audience,

Russia’s ‘Gay Propaganda’ Laws Are Illegal European Court Rules..

Russia’s prohibition of what it considers the promotion of homosexuality is discriminatory and violates freedom of expression, Europe’s top human rights court ruled on Tuesday, in a strong rejection of laws that rights groups say have been routinely used as

One In Five Men Don’t Consider Anal Or Oral Sex To be Cheating..

A recent study on what counts as cheating suggested 15 per cent of women and nearly 20 per cent of fellas think vaginal sex with someone who isn’t your partner doesn’t even count as playing away. And around the same