Sex in the News
This week you can find out about a sex chip that can whip your libido into shape, what your cell phone can teach you about safer sex, and screw the virginity pledge as a form of abstinence-only education, it’s just not working.
A sex chip to make you horny. Loads of artificial sex. An out of this world sexual experience. Violet Blue predicts how sexy times will take shape in the not too distant future. (SF Gate)
Teenage love isn’t all chocolate and roses, especially when we’re talking about dating abuse. Texas and Rhode Island have laws around dating violence. New York has made it easier for teens (and adults) in violent relationships to get a restraining order. And Loveisrespect.org is a national teen dating abuse hotline. While this is all well and good, a survey by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene showed that dating violence had risen by more than 40 percent since 1999. Whether it’s mentally, physically or emotionally, dating violence is a major problem. (The NY Times)
Your cell phone can now remind you to practice safer sex. (The Associated Press)
And if you’re in New Hampshire, it’s now legal for you to get paid to practice that safer sex on camera. (Sexual Intelligence)
Research shows us (once again) the lunacy behind the “effective” virginity pledge. (About.com)
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