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 19, 2012.
1. Don’t Ask, Don’t Ever Tell
[TW: rape] The sobering account of a cadet and his boyfriend who were sexually assaulted by a superior and left with no recourse.
2. Queer Year For The Straight Guy
Devout homophobe ‘goes gay’ and writes a book about how it changed him. Great, but is he hogging the spotlight?
3. Did You Know Semen Can Help You Get Pregnant?
And we’re actually not being snarky. Could semen not only provide sperm, but also jump start ovulation?
4. First Comes Lunchables, Then Comes Gay Marriage
Apparently the gay agenda has now spread to the horrifying cause of…anti-bullying? Wait, lets try that one again.
5. No Such Thing As Normal Sex
Ten lessons on breaking down flawed sexual assumptions from a pro-domme, which apply equally well to non-professional play.
6. Periods Aren’t Blue…Nor Are They Happy
Bodyform creates a hilarious bit of self-referential satire as they debunk overly cheery ads for tampons and pads.