Every Friday, The CSPH shares with you stories, reports, and headlines we’ve come across during the week focusing on sexuality, gender, sexual health, sexual politics, and more. These may be stories we found to be controversial, thought-provoking, or just plain interesting! Without further adieu, here is the roundup for the week of April 13, 2012!
1. The Cruelty… LGBT Ethnic Elder Abuse
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Disparities and Resilience among elders is a public health concern.
2. OMing into Wellbeing
Balancing the spirituality of doctors with their medical practices enables them to better connect with their individual religious beliefs and create more enthusiasm for their work.
3. Yes, Elderly Individuals Have Sex
A study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine examined the sex lives of heterosexual elderly people in Spain, finding that almost two-thirds of men and one-third of women over the age of 65 are sexually active.
4. Even Flies Need a Drink After Rejection
Deprived of sex and spurned by females, male fruit flies drink significantly more alcohol than usual, eventually spurning the advances of females to continue drinking.
5. Emergency Text App Sees Release
Circle 6, a free smartphone app, enables people to quickly send emergency texts to a circle of friends, while also providing information and access to rape and abuse hotlines.