Category Archives: Sexuality

Gay? It’s All in Your Mind.

Or, according to a new study, it’s all in your brain. Lesbians’ brains react differently to sex hormones than those of heterosexual women. An earlier study of gay men also showed their brain response was different from straight men — … Continue reading

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Protection Protected

What’s next? A lockdown on lube? This is another one that got a laugh out of me when it landed in my inbox this morning. Maybe that’s because it reads like something right out of a sitcom. (In fact, didn’t … Continue reading

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Weekend Book Review: Self-Made Man

Given my interest in the whole subject of gender, and how often I’ve written about it here, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that I picked up a copy of Norah Vincent’s Self-Made Man : One Woman’s Journey into Manhood … Continue reading

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Just Checking

Not that there was ever any doubt, but once I ran across the quiz over at Scientific American Mind, I took it as an opportunity to just check in. I was led to the quiz by a post at the … Continue reading

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Another “Cool Mom” Caught

In the same week that Silvia Johnson’s 30 year sentence for giving drugs and alcohol to teenage boys and having sex with them makes news, we now have the story of a 37 year old “cool mom” and her involvement … Continue reading

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“Cool Mom” Gets 30 in the Clink

I can’t remember if I blogged about Silvia Johnson — the 41 year old woman whose desire to be the “cool mom” lead her to host sex parties with teenage boys — though I did write a post about protecting … Continue reading

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Write Your Own Caption #17

Here’s your chance to write ad copy for those with bad cases of Mac lust. Via MetaFilter. Technorati Tags: humor, ipod, mac, sexuality, technology

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The Alpha Males Must Die

I come to bury the Alpha Males, not to praise them. Maybe that’s because I was never one of them. Not the strongest. Not the fastest. Not the bravest. Not the loudest. Leader of the pack? More like the runt … Continue reading

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Rashawn Brazell Memorial Scholarship

I’ve blogged previously about the murder of Rashawn Brazell, a 19-year-old gay man in New York City, and the special role that black gay bloggers — especially those in New York — have played in keeping the story alive and … Continue reading

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Does it Matter Why?

I’ve been trying to decide how to respond to this Boston Globe article about what makes people gay. For some reason, the whole notion of finding the "cause" of homosexuality has always made me nervous, because to me it implies … Continue reading

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Better Off In Iraq

Well, not Hassan Feiraz, who’s trapped in Baghdad’s burgeoning child sex trade. Hassan Feiraz, a 16-year-old boy, has started a desperate new life since being forced into the sex trade in Baghdad, joining a growing number of adolescents soliciting in … Continue reading

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Ohio Just Got Interesting

Warning: This is one of those stories that will make you spew coffee (or the morning beverage of your choice) all over your monitor. So, whatever you’re drinking, put it down for a minute. I blogged earlier about Paul Hackett’s … Continue reading

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