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    Bad Chart Thursday: Sex, Gender, and Venns for Bigots

    Got a point you want to make but you can’t back it up? Itching to express your bigoted opinions in a way that gives them a false sense of legitimacy? Want to chuckle smugly with friends and colleagues who are equally divorced from reality? The Venn diagram can do all this and more! (Reality not included.) Need a demonstration? Look…

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  • Science

    Clove oil in your sexual lubricant?

    I am a big fan of do-it-yourself (DIY) personal care products. Body scrubs, hair conditioners, face masks – just a few things I’ve whipped up at home on the cheap.  Why? Perhaps because I’m a chemist. Definitely because I’m cheap.  I’m always on the look-out for recipes to review and try.  Enter Good‘s tweet from last night… How to make…

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    Skepchick Sundaylies: “Free Gifts,” Hedy LaMarr, Google Classroom, and Mother’s Day

    Teen Skepchick Sex and Sexuality: Masturbation Alice makes the case for masturbation. Do Your Research: Campus Sexual Assault Olivia encourages would-be college freshmen to look into how their choice in university handles sexual assault. If Proselytizing Speech Were Held to the Standards of Advertising Speech When you’re promised a “free gift” that seems too good to be true, be sure…

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  • Parenting

    Sex LifeHacks for Parents

    Recently, on the Grounded Parents backchannel, we got to discussing sex. And how much we have it. How parenting makes sex near impossible… and I happened to drop in, a little concerned that maybe I’m parenting wrong because I have a TON of sex. Average more than once a day… usually at least 2-3 times and sometimes with people who…

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    Sexual Assault Awareness, an interview with Red My Lips Founder, Danielle Tansino

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. And all month I will be participating in Red My Lips, a campaign against sexual violence. I learned about the campaign just a couple of days ago on Twitter. A friend of mine, Miranda Radik, posted on her blog about Portland State University’s “Stop Sexual Assault” campaign advising students on staying safe. I got…

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  • Feminism

    Doctors vs Orgasms

    Doctors, hey, can I talk to you for a minute? As a patient? Because I think it’s time we had a chat. See, docs (is it okay if I call you “docs”? I’d like to think we’re all friends here.), I’ve been having some trouble with one of your own. I mean, overall she’s great, but on this one thing,…

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    Bad Chart Thursday: Valentine Edition

    It’s that time of year again, when writers across the Internet tell the romantic tale of two unlikely lovers coming together at last: Correlation and Causation. Over on The Normal Bar blog, these star-crossed lovers teach us all a few lessons about love. And by love, I mean sex. Because it turns out, they are pretty much the same thing.…

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    Is Sexual Orientation a Biological Sex Trait?

    In a recent article on Neurologica, Steven Novella made the following claim: Biologically there are three aspects of sex – primary sexual characteristics (genitalia and reproductive organs) secondary sexual characteristics (distribution of hair and body fat), and sexual orientation. This is a claim I have encountered before, so I want to take this opportunity to debunk the notion that sexual…

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