Females are four times more sensitive than males to economic status cues when rating opposite sex attractiveness, indicating that higher economic status can offset lower physical attractiveness in men much more easily than in women.
Students whose sex ed programs teach abstinence as the only way to protect sexual health have less favorable attitudes toward condoms and are more likely to have unprotected sex than students who learn safe sexual practices. Abstinence-only sex education programs do not stop minors from having sex.
"There's no sex in America...the sexual revolution is a thing of the past." Top Kremlin propagandist Dmitry Kiselyov sounded off by claiming that the sexual harassment scandals that have engulfed the U.S. entertainment industry are part of a campaign to desexualize the country.
Stephen King briefly talks about the controversial orgy scene in the 'IT' novel. 'It’s fascinating to me that there has been so much comment about that single sex scene and so little about the multiple child murders. That must mean something, but I’m not sure what.'
TIL monkeys can learn to use money. Capuchins that were taught to exchange silver discs for treats began budgeting for foods they liked, buying more of something when the price dropped, and started gambling. Eventually, rich monkeys even figured out they could pay each other for sex.
TIL While filming Mrs. Doubtfire, Robin Williams would walk through the streets of San Francisco in his full Mrs. Doubtfire makeup and costume, and on one occasion he visited a sex shop to buy a large dildo and other toys.
Children Of The Sex Trade (2014) - This exceptional film follows two young sisters in the Philippines who help former Australian police and Special Forces officers rescue underage girls from sex bars.
TIL English sailors on the HMS Dolphin in 1766 discovered that native women on islands would trade sex for iron, and began pulling nails out, causing loss of the ship's structural integrity.
TIL there was a global search to find a mate for Jeremy, a rare left-coiling snail. Because his shell coiled counterclockwise, the opposite direction of typical snails, his sex organs could not align with others. Two candidates were found but they proceeded to mate with each other instead of Jeremy.
Cologne police defend use of racial profiling on New Year's Eve: In a bid to prevent a repeat of last year's sex attacks, state police focused on men of North African descent on New Year's Eve. Police Chief Jürgen Mathies has faced criticism for praising the sucess of the practice
Study finds teaching teens only the "wait-until-marriage" kind of sex ed doesn't work. It not only fails to delay the age when teens first have sex, but also fails to reduce unintended pregnancies and the spread of sexually transmitted infections.
To recap: Today, a guy who has 5 children by 3 women, all of whom he cheated on, had sex with a porn star right after his baby was born, bragged about committing sexual assault, and said he’d date his own daughter if he weren’t her dad, lectured others about morality.
AI uses bitcoin trail to find and help sex-trafficking victim: It uses machine learning to spot common patterns in suspicious ads, and then uses publicly available information from the payment method used to pay for them – bitcoin – to help identify who placed them.
Toronto Muslim police chaplain says women commit 'major sin' if they refuse to have sex with husbands: Canadian Council of Muslim Women says comments are 'appalling' and 'really set us back'
Ron Paul: "Rights are not gifts from government, so the government cannot restrict them unless we engage in force or fraud. The bakery did not use force to stop any same-sex couple from getting a wedding cake. It simply exercised its right to decide who it would accept as a customer."
TIL The giant silverware company Oneida Limited started out as a 19th century free love comune. Both older men and women were chosen to be sexual mentors to adolescent members of the opposite sex. And they also made silverware.
Alaska cops defend their 'right' to sexual contact with sex workers before arresting them. “It's incredibly traumatic to be tricked into having sex with someone who stops in the middle and puts you in handcuffs and takes you against your will to be locked up in a jail cell."
Pope Francis has reactivated the lapsed sex abuse advisory commission and announced new members have been appointed, amid criticism over his handling of cases. Vatican said survivors of abuse had been included in the group.
TIL Gawker once published a video of a drunk college girl having sex in a bathroom stall at a sports bar. The woman begged them to remove it. The editor responded, "Best advice I can give you right now: do not make a big deal out of this"