A surprising survey by Teenwise Minnesota found that bisexual females were five times more likely to have been pregnant than straight females. Questioning and gay males were four times more likely than straight males to report getting someone pregnant.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that teens were having less sex overall than in the past, so this interesting observation in Minnesota may stem from higher rates of risky behavior of from lack of information.
Erin Wilkins of Family Tree Clinic in St. Paul said:
For queer youth who are out, the information about pregnancy prevention is being overlooked for them because the adults in their lives think they don’t need it. Unintended pregnancy is huge in the LGBT youth world.
MedFetUK, a UK fetish company that deals in medical supplies and equipment for sex play has donated its supply of scrubs to a National Health Service hospital. “It was just a few sets, because we don’t carry large stocks, but they were desperate, so we sent them free of charge…” MedFetUK tweeted. “When we, a […]
An official memo from the New York City Department of Health offers guidance for sexual intercourse during social distancing. Among other things, it warns: We still have a lot to learn about COVID-19 and sex. COVID-19 has been found in feces of people who are infected with the virus. COVID-19 has not yet been found […]
Residents of the Ocean Park neighborhood in Santa Monica, California are angry that adult film performer Ellie Eilish and a colleague allegedly filmed a porn movie inside the local public library. The video apparently turned up on PornHub where, according to the Santa Monica Daily Press, “library porn is not uncommon.” From the SMDP: The […]
Have you ever had more time to hone in on fine details than right now? Sure, at first glance, this might not seem like the time to get tripped up on the nitty-gritty of minutia. But how often are you ever going to have this much time to really stop and think about hows and […]
There are plenty of productive ways to spend time while stuck indoors. While it’s undoubtedly fun to binge all 15 seasons of Supernatural or sink days of playtime into an Overwatch campaign, learning something new is definitely a more meaningful and long-term beneficial use of open hours. And if you’re going to invest time in […]
Yoga studios are closed nationwide. The irony is that between the anxieties of the outside world and those popping up inside your very own home with everyone trapped indoors, there’s probably never been a time where yoga’s calming zen was more vital and needed. Rather than just throwing in the yoga mat and subjecting family […]