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 July 13, 2012.
1. Naked As They Came? Not Quite
Top athletes shed their clothes and their insecurities in a revealing photoshoot of their training. Turns out it’s true that no one’s born looking that toned.
2. This Year, I’m Voting Lesbian
Watch out, homophobes, your greatest fears may be about to be realized. Queers are looking for political control – in the form of the new lesbian super PAC.
3. Rape Culture Hurts Everyone: Male Privilege Doesn’t Mean Male Immunity
Why we need to stem rape culture not just for the sake of women, but for all people.
4. Hold It! Check Your Bike Before Bed
A new study shows how the height of your handlebars may actually be affecting the height of your sexual pleasure…
5. We Can Finally All Be ‘Facebook Official’
Now anyone looking to make their same-sex union public can enjoy timeline icons that match their gender orientations.
6. Gay At Google? Congrats On Your Raise!
Google is increasing salaries to cover domestic partnership health benefits. You go, Google! Four for you, Google.