Sex in the News
New research suggests that antidepressants might (I say do) ruin the sex drive of more than half of the people who take them. Not being able to orgasm and being numb to sex are two of the major problems with SSRI’s, and big reasons why I don’t ever want to pop the happy pills. (The Boston Globe)
What’s love got to do with it? Nothing, if you’re nine-year old Alec Greven. The fourth-grader from Colorado has become a pseudo-relationship expert, even though he claims he’s “a little too young” to date. His book, How to Talk to Girls quickly became a cult-like classic in his own school, and in late November a newer, edited version was published by HarperCollins. (NY Post)
In the indigenous communities around the town of Juchitán, Mexico, they don’t need Miss Vera’s School for Boy’s Who Want to be Girls. Nope. There the “muxes” (pronounced MOO-shays -- men who from boyhood have felt themselves drawn to living as a woman) grow up being accepted by their families and community. It’s beautiful to see gender being happily redefined, and I wish everywhere we lived could feel like this. (NY Times)
I Do Now I Don’t is the place for ex’s to sell the big rock that once held more meaning than the money they can milk from it. According to the blog post "Pawn That Engagement Ring," it’s the cool thing to do if you’re not feeling so hot after the breakup. (YourTango.com)
The always hysterical Mark Morford yearns for the days of classic porn. And then there’s the almost inconceivable question. “Can you believe Ron Jeremy used to be young and reasonably thin?” (SF Gate)
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