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The 29th Carnival of Feminists is up on The imponderabilia of actual life containing posts by several of my favourite bloggers, including Zuska who has her own pick of favourites there. Speaking of Zuska, she also has a cool article in the inaugural issue of the new science-culture Inkling Magazine, the brainchild of the magnificent…

Why do we have sex?

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

A new meaning of ‘having a buzz’

This strange November 09, 2005 post should really be posted on Friday as part of the Friday Weird Sex Blogging….

After hearing Lynn Ponton on the radio and subsequently writing this, I read her book and wrote a brief comment about it (originally on June 14, 2005): I recently finished reading The Sex Lives of Teenagers by Lynn Ponton. This interview is probably the best introduction to the book. As parent of soon-to-be teens, I…

Another case of Evo-Psych abuse…

Have you heard about the stupid German study that uses evo-psych Just-So-Stories about, supposedly, women losing interest in sex shortly after marriage? I wanted to dissect it when it first came out but Real Life and time-constraints prevented me. In the meantime, Dr.Petra, Shakespeare’s Sister, Amanda and Echidne ably debunked and destroyed the study and…

Plan B Prevents Abortion!

First, go to Well-timed Period and Pharyngula to get all the neccessary information about Plan B, what it is, what it isn’t, and how it works. Then go to Bitch PhD and buy a T-shirt (for which you need to know what you are talking about because you WILL be asked).

Plan B

Connect The Dots. Will they ever do anything if not for political reasons? Health? They don’t care… Approval of a Bush appointee? Sure, let’s sign what needs to be signed….

What happens in bed, stays in bed

Men’s sleep apnea found alongside erectile problems: Men who are sound sleepers have better sex lives. A study published in a recent edition of Urology says men who suffer from sleep apnea syndrome also suffer a high rate of erectile dysfunction. ———————–snip——————— One theory, Dr. Atwood said, suggests that sleep apnea disrupts rapid-eye-movement or REM…

Sexsomnia Revisited

The article I linked to in my previous post on the topic of having sex while asleep (or is it ‘being sleep while having sex’?), e.g., the one I got pointed to by someone (e-mail?), is actually, quite terrible. So, instead, if you are interested in the topic, you should check out a much more…