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Sex + Health

With summer right around the corner, many of you are thinking that it’s time to break out the bikinis and hit the beach. While that sounds fun, protecting your skin is what is most important. Slathering sunscreen all over your body is only part of what you need to do, especially if you decide to wear a lot of makeup....

Growing up, my parents never sat me down to give me the old “when a mommy and daddy love each other very much” speech. Neither of them bothered to do more than ask if I knew about the “sex stuff,” and then leave the nitty gritty to television and the Internet. In Catholic school, I was taught that it doesn’t matter if...

Great news, girls: the year is 2016, and sex-toy sales are topping their charts. Lady-centered sex tips are a real thing now and each new day brings us a step closer to denaturing the enigma that is the female orgasm. Maybe even better, women are shedding that role of passive receiver and becoming active participants...

So much goes into a person’s decision to have sex, and that decision is often influenced by religion, culture and country. Sex is personal and is nearly always influenced by the worldview of its practitioners. Before looking at how other societies view sexuality, it is important to understand our own culture. Western...

The experts agree: let’s talk about sex, baby — but let’s talk about gender and sexuality, too. “I just think that there has to be more focus on giving people permission to talk about what they like, what they don’t like,” Director of Counseling and Psychological Services Norma Ngo said. “I think there’s a lot of...

On any college campus, condoms are one of the many freebies available to students. But what other forms of birth control are available to students to ensure safe sex? At UH, internal and external condoms are available at the Women and Gender Resource Center and LBGT Resource Center on the second floor of the Student...