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Thank God It’s Friday: Rundown for Week of August 11, 2014

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Every Friday, The CSPH highlights stories, reports, and headlines from the worlds of sexuality, gender, sexual health and politics, sex geekery, and beyond. Read up on the week in sexuality with these links that made us laugh, blush, think, or scratch our chins—here’s the roundup! 1. We Are All Ferguson: Why Mike Brown's Murder is a Reproductive Justice Issue (via The Nation) Dani McClain … [Read more...]

Website Redesign

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Pause!   We're putting our blog content on hold while we get ready for some new exciting web design changes.   Thank you for your patience! … [Read more...]

Thank God It’s Friday: Rundown for Week of August 4, 2014

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Every Friday, The CSPH highlights stories, reports, and headlines from the worlds of sexuality, gender, sexual health and politics, sex geekery, and beyond. Read up on the week in sexuality with these links that made us laugh, blush, think, or scratch our chins—here’s the roundup!   1. Need Some Lovin? NYU to Advertise Free Sex Therapy (via DNAinfo) As more young people seek … [Read more...]

Center Stage Sexual Aide: The VI-BO Hand Orb by Tenga

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Every week, The CSPH takes a look at a sexual aid that can be just so helpful for some people, that it needs to be highlighted. This week we take a look at the VI-BO Hand Orb by Tenga. How Does It Work? One of five VI-BO vibrators that are produced in a spectrum of vibrant colors with teletubbie-like extensions to create varying sensations, the Hand Orb comes in one color, pink, and is … [Read more...]

Thank God It’s Friday! Roundup for Week of July 28, 2014

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Every Friday, The CSPH highlights stories, reports, and headlines from the worlds of sexuality, gender, sexual health and politics, sex geekery, and beyond. Read up on the week in sexuality with these links that made us laugh, blush, think, or scratch our chins—here’s the roundup! 1. Sad Good News: Dr. Willie Parker Gives Abortions in God’s Name (via Esquire) This riveting profile follows a … [Read more...]

Thank God It’s Friday: Rundown for Week of July 21, 2014

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Every Friday, The CSPH highlights stories, reports, and headlines from the worlds of sexuality, gender, sexual health and politics, sex geekery, and beyond. Read up on the week in sexuality with these links that made us laugh, blush, think, or scratch our chins—here’s the roundup! 1. No ENDA in Sight: Obama’s LGBT Order Provides More Protection for Fewer Workers (via Washington Post) The new … [Read more...]

Center Stage Sexual Aide: The Tenga Iroha Mini

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Every week, The CSPH takes a look at a sexual aid that can be just so helpful for some people, that it needs to be highlighted. This week we take a look at iroha mini by Tenga. Retailing for about $25 at most distributors, this little vibrator surely gives a good bang for your buck!   How Does It Work? A portable “palm-sized” vibrator that works underwater (up to 20” or 50cm beneath … [Read more...]

Thank God It’s Friday: Rundown for Week of July 14, 2014

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Every Friday, The CSPH highlights stories, reports, and headlines from the worlds of sexuality, gender, sexual health and politics, sex geekery, and beyond. Read up on the week in sexuality with these links that made us laugh, blush, think, or scratch our chins—here’s the roundup! 1. Truvada Whore: How the HIV-Prevention Drug is Changing Gay Sex (via NY Mag) The revolutionary drug is … [Read more...]

Center Stage Sexual Aid: Simply Slick Personal Lubricant

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Every week, The CSPH takes a look at a sexual aid that can be just so helpful for some people, that it needs to be highlighted. This week we take a look at Simply Slick Personal Lubricant by Simple Solutions, LLC! How Does It Work? Simply Slick Personal Lubricant is an oil-based lubricant designed to keep your sexual adventures, well, simply slick. Advertised as the first anti-microbial lube … [Read more...]

Does the ‘Extreme Male Brain Theory’ Of Autism Spectrum Disorder Extend to Sexuality and Gender?

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Every Saturday, The CSPH highlights news or recent research in the field of human sexuality. This week we’re looking at “Sexuality and Gender Role in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Case Control Study.” This study was featured in the January 2014 issue of the Public Library of Science and wanted to find out if the “Extreme Male Brain Theory” of cognitive function is consistent with gender and … [Read more...]