Sex in the News
In this week's sex roundup, we look at the precarious future of abstinence education and how estradiol can lead to friskier behavior.
Abstaining from premarital sex is the only way to achieve your dreams. At least that’s what a man with a degree from a clown school is telling children. Is this the sex education you want to see in your schools? (Amplify Your Voice)
Speaking of abstinence only education, the future of its funding is in limbo. Obama gets what’s wrong with the system, even if states like Georgia say they’ll keep on abstaining. (The AP)
And since we've had the big inauguration day, here’s a look back at some other big, but not so big days, in the White House. It’s IFC’s 10 Most Scandalous Presidential Sex Scandals. Something tells me Obama won’t be making this list.
If you are, or know, a women with wandering loins, researchers are betting you can blame it on estrogen, or more accurately estradiol. Dr. Kristina Durante of The University of Texas at Austin found that women who feel pretty have higher levels of estradiol, and are therefore more likely to share themselves, and their prettiness, with the world. (Yahoo)
I grew up a hair-metal girl, one who loved Steven Tyler, Sebastian Bach, Bret Michaels (before Rock of Love) and Axl Rose (before 1996). So, when Steven Tyler talked to Elle Magazine about his thing for twins, sex on a plane, marriage and how competing for women gave him crabs, I thought it was a must-read. It’s probably not a must-read, but it’s a fun-read if you’ve got two minutes. (Elle)
Read more at Waxman's blog.
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