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 October 12, 2012.
1. Check Your Sexts Before You Wreck Yourself
This guy just wanted to send a saucy text to his lover – but technological ineptitude landed him in jail for it instead.
2. Live Sex Exhibit Arouses Conversation
We’ve always been pro-sex and pro-porn. But when it enters the public galleries, should it be called fine art?
3. The One Time Condoms Don’t Make Sex Safer
Porn stars weigh in on why mandating condom use in the porn industry is both an invasion of civil liberties and a backwards approach to encouraging safe sex.
4. I Have Breast Cancer, Not A Pink Deficiency
That pink ribbon might actually be doing more harm than good, thanks to the increased commodification of breast cancer awareness campaigns.
5. Why So Hush About The Tush?
Taboos around anal sex have pushed important studies on anal pleasure to the backdoor of media attention.
6. Five Alternative Uses For ‘Gay Conversion Therapy’
Why waste your time trying to alter someone’s sexuality when you could be attempting one of these more productive brainwashing missions instead?