First, it was divorce. Now, researchers at National Health Service in Britain have decided that Facebook is behind the fourfold increase in cases of syphilis in Teesside, Durham and Sunderland. Director of Public Health Peter Kelly told the Telegraph that social networks are Ã¢â‚¬Å“making it easier for people to meet up for casual sex.Ã¢â‚¬Â Hence…continue reading.
Things are getting heated in Mississippi, where the American Civil Liberties Union is suing in the U.S. District Court to force the Itwamba County school district to sponsor a prom they canceled following the request of a lesbian teen who wants to take her girlfriend to prom. The teen, Constance McMillen, had requested permission to…continue reading.
Last year we told you about a couple in the UK that got into trouble with the authorities for having loud sex. The wife, Caroline Cartwright, avoided jail in January after a judge handed her a suspended sentence. She’d already spent eight weeks locked up. It’s only been two months, but the couple are all…continue reading.
A student over at the University of Hawaii-Manoa has made a splash in the national media over the week following a warning from the campus about the student’s “performance art.” Per Queerty: Since at least January, Tim, a gay 22-year-old senior at the University of Hawai’i-Manoa, has been recording himself masturbating, and uploading the videos…continue reading.
A study out of Germany this week indicates that erectile dysfunction may be a powerful indicator of cardiovascular disease in men. The study, which sampled 1,519 men from 13 countries with cardiovascular disease over a five-year period involved a questionnaire about erectile dysfunction that asked men to specify their degree of impotence. During the five…continue reading.
I had a boyfriend who told me I would never succeed, never be nominated for a Grammy, never have a hit song, and that he hoped I’d fail,” the 24-year-old award-winning pop icon tells readers in Cosmo‘s April issue (we read Cosmo so you don’t have to — see how much we love you guys?).…continue reading.
Talk about a story that just won’t die: John Edwrad’s mistress and baby momma Rielle Hunter is in GQ. The interview shows Hunter’s take on everything we’ve already heard a million times. But that’s not the best part. The best part is the slideshow: Oh, my. We’re all about the MILF here at Sex and…continue reading.
Angelo Balducci was arrested in early February, on suspicion of having steered public works contracts towards favored bidders. He hasn’t been charged. But during the investigation into these chargers, police found that Balducci, also a papal gentleman-in-waiting, was regularly arranging to have male sex workers brought to him. Here’s a transcript of a conversation recorded…continue reading.
A group of Canadian women are suing the makers of Bayer’s popular oral contraceptives Yaz and Yasmin, saying they were not adequately warned about the pills’ adverse side-effects. Some women using the popular contraceptives report racing hearts, strokes and, in some cases, serious gallbladder problems that require surgery. Christine Lovelace, one of the women involved…continue reading.
Porn — does it lead to sexual assault? The question continues to fascinate us. A recent piece in The Scientist puts the data together to show a picture few of us were expecting: that as pornography becomes more available sex crimes decrease — or, at least, stay the same. What follows is an excerpt: Despite…continue reading.