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“You Deserve Rape” sign draws controversy
April 30, 2013
"If you dress like a whore, act like a whore, you're probably going to get raped."
HumpDay calls for reform of sex education programs in Texas public schools
April 23, 2013
Medically accurate sex education — free of stereotypes and stigmas — that promotes healthy relationships, is something we all deserve.
Hey baby what’s your number?
April 16, 2013
Do college students ask, and do they care, about the number of previous sexual partners of a potential new sexual or romantic partner?
College Students, Condoms and Controversies
April 2, 2013
Statistically and realistically speaking, there are students having sex on every single college campus in America.
Social media, dating and Hookup Culture
March 26, 2013
Has social media, technology and “hookup culture” changed the way we date?
Steubenville rape case calls for discussion on consent, rape culture
March 19, 2013
Two high school students, Trent Mays and Ma’lik Richmond, were found guilty Sunday of raping a 16-year-old girl in a controversial case in Steubenville, Ohio.
This spring break, use the power of technology to “Spread the Love, Nothing Else”
March 5, 2013
Having fun this Spring Break? A new website allows users to verify and check someone's STI status.
Equality in Marriage
February 26, 2013
The Obama administration released a 67-page brief Friday arguing that the federal Defense of Marriage Act “violates the fundamental constitutional guarantee of equal protection.
Ongoing, severe epidemic of sexually transmitted infections in the U.S. costs $16 billion, report finds
February 19, 2013
Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released two analyses which “provide an in-depth look at the severe human and economic burden of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the United States.”
National Condom Week kicks off on Valentine's Day, get informed on safe sex practices
February 12, 2013
As Valentine's Day quickly approaches, make sure to have the necessary materials for a safe, fun time!
Study shows ex sex common
February 5, 2013
A new study found the cycle of getting back together with an ex and having sex with exes are both common behaviors among young adults.
Media attention focuses on reproductive coercion
January 29, 2013
It is crucial to remember that our sexual and reproductive health and rights must be respected and recognized, starting in our everyday relationships.
On Roe v. Wade fortieth anniversary, polls suggest America divided on abortion issue
January 22, 2013
On January 22, 1973, the 7-2 Supreme Court decision regarding Roe v. Wade established a nationwide right for a woman to be able to decide on the personal choice that is abortion.
Sexual violence continues to persist in our modern world
January 15, 2013
The fatal and tragic gang rape in New Delhi continues to draw worldwide awareness to the role governments, communities and individuals must play to end sexual violence.
California lawmakers continue to support ban on gay conversion therapy
December 4, 2012
Saturday, Rep. Mike Fleck (R-Huntingdon) publicly acknowledged that he is gay.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommend over-the-counter birth control
November 27, 2012
Taking charge of one’s sexual and reproductive health is imperative for anyone who is sexually active.
Steps taken toward equal rights in election
November 13, 2012
After the announcement of President Barack Obama’s win, he made history by acknowledging LGBTQ rights in his victory speech.
Sexual health report card places University Health Services in top 20
October 31, 2012
The University of Texas at Austin placed No. 15 out of 141 major universities in the seventh annual Trojan Sexual Health Report Card released last week.
Unleashing inspiration and fantasies from 'Fifty Shades of Grey'
October 23, 2012
Whether you see it in a park, a bus, a sandwich shop or in class, “Fifty Shades of Grey” continues its sexual revolution across America and the world, still arousing and creating fantasies in the minds of those who read it.
Distinguishing between fantasy and stark reality in porn
October 17, 2012
The many styles of pornography have the capability to enhance, scintillate and complicate our sex lives.
Sex, music, and Austin City Limits
October 9, 2012
From the first caveman gatherings and ancient Greek debates about music as a gateway to a person’s soul to today’s festivals, such as the Austin City Limits Music Festival, music has continually held an intoxicating power in society. As Victor Hugo said, “Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.”
Increased LGBTQ support from officials reflects sex-positive mindest
October 2, 2012
“Sex-positive” is a term that celebrates our sexualities, passions and private parts.