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Sex, dogs, and science.

Susan Walsh at “Hooking Up Smart” recently wrote about a study on adolescent dating, Terms of Endearment.  According to the study, many girls will endure sex they don’t want to find relationships, and boys will endure relationships to find sex.  … Continue reading

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If sex is outlawed, only outlaws will have sex.

One criticism of abstinence education is that it increases the chance of unplanned pregnancy.  The idea is, teenagers who believe in abstinence will feel badly if they prepare for sex by arranging birth control, but feel less culpable if sex … Continue reading

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Supply side sexuality.

In July, Jaclyn Friedman posted an essay on Feministe entitled “My Sluthood, Myself.”  Among the responses was a piece by Susan Walsh, the gist of which seemed to be that Ms. Friedman’s search for sexual novelty would be harmful to … Continue reading

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