So Last Week 204

Happy Valentines Day. As I continue to adjust to life with baby, the schedule for Sex News You May Have Missed adjusts too. In this week’s news, hookup culture strikes twice. Japanese girls give new meaning to My Bloody Valentine. Body image liberated and what not to say to a transgender person. #solastweek

  • “People who are in consensual non-monogamous relationships use condoms more and use condoms more correctly than people who are secretly cheating on their partner.” This, and other interesting findings about hookup culture. (NYMag)
  • RIP Gloria Leonard. Pornographer and publicist. (NYT)
  • Menstrual blood, chocolate, pubic hair and love. The Japanese art of really weird gifts. (RocketNews24)
  • I don’t care if I look fat in these pictures. A liberating piece on body image. (ivillage.ca)
  • Michael Sam is the first openly gay NFL player and Texas sports anchor Dale Hansen sums up his coming out eloquently and beautifully. (People)
  • 10 things you may not have known about love and sex – although I believe it’s the four year itch and that men who understand their penis mechanics last longer in bed too.  (io9)
  • Jewish Grandma to Gay Grandson: Don’t Go Near Russia. (TabletMag)
  • Karl T. Wright and Wendy Miller a must-see marriage and an amazingly happy (and funny) couple. (LAWeekly)
  • What not to say to a Transgender person. (CNN)
  • So last year: When will it be okay for men to hook up with men, even if they’re not gay? (NYMag)
  • Releasing your inner naughty girl (cause naughty girls need love to). (atouchofflavor)

So Last Week 203

And we’re back. Or, I’m back, after receiving the best New Years gift ever (hint: a baby girl, cause yep, now I’m a mom), it’s time to start posting more So Last Week: Sex News You May Have Missed. In this week’s SLW, Woody Allen and Dylan Farrow and why we will never know the truth. The economics of being poly. A math genius hacks his way through OKCupid and Muslim love.

  • Woody Allen’s good name may not be so good. (TheNewInquiry)
  • The economics of polyamory. (NPR)
  • Sex and Football. (SocialWorkHelper)
  • Posing with mannequins, a “spinster” reenacts the American Dream. (FeatureShoot)
  • Muslim men and love. A new book tackles the emotional side of sex and intimacy.  (WashingtonPost)
  • How a math genius hacked OKCupid to find true love (and then wrote a book about it). (Wired)
  • Brooklyn, NY: A snag in gay marriage when it comes to adoption. (Gothamist)
  • True love never dies, it just gets buried nearby. (People)
  • A dating website for part-time love. (DailyMail)
  • Nude yoga. Good for the body, and easy on the eyes. (Nerve)

So Last Week 202

In this week’s Happy New Year, So Last Week: Sex News You May Have Missed, this year’s deaths in sex. Robin Roberts comes out. Odd “naked” people calendars for 2014 and free psychic breast readings.

  • Sexual losses 2013. (sexuality.about.com)
  • GMA’s Robin Roberts keeps it real by coming out. (Variety)
  • When it comes to sex, the pay off may be bigger if you’re elusive. (PsychologyToday)
  • My big polyamorous wedding. (xoJane)
  • Falling in love with Beyoncé. Sexuality, motherhood and liberation. (DirectLyrics)
  • Only in New York. Free psychic breast readings offers an easy way to cop a feel. (DailyDot)
  • How to orgasm from giving a blowjob. (Cosmo)
  • Pornstar Aurora Snow on her now sexless life. (TheDailyBeast)
  • 10 strange “naked” people calendars for 2014. (TheDailyEdge)
  • Love in a time of cancer. A beautiful reminder of what love is, and can be. (ZenPsychiatry)

So Last Week 201

In this week’s So Last Week: Sex News You May Have Missed queerness in Syria. Pope Francis likes babies and boobies. Topless Jihads and Pussy Riot is freed.

  • Syrian’s Queer Refuges. (Medium
  • Topless Jihads: Inside the World’s Most Radical Feminist Movement. (TheAtlantic)
  • Pope Francis encourages mother to breast-feed in public. (Independent)
  • R. Kelly. Not so sexy, now and never. (VillageVoice)
  • Canada’s Supreme Court strikes down its anti-prostitution laws. (CBC)
  • R.I.P. Al Goldstein, porn pioneer and grumpy old screwball. (NYT)
  • Obama sends gay delegates to the Sochi Olympics. (VancouverSun)
  • Pussy Riot, freed. (USAToday)
  • Why I got my tubes tied at 27. (Salon)
  • Santa Claus is naughty and nice. At least when Santa Claus is played by sex educator Kim Airs. (ArsenioHall)

So Last Week 200

In this week’s So Last Week: Sex News You May Have Missed, danger in the ring. Hot priests of the Vatican. Myths about pulling out and Beyoncé, still sexy after all these years.

  • Danger in the (nuva)ring. A must read for anyone thinking about, or on, this lethal contraceptive. (VanityFair)
  • The Vatican’s hottest priests pose for 2014. (InstinctMagazine)
  • Leaving the sex industry and losing your network. (Boinkology)
  • 5 myths about pulling out…busted. (Bedsider)
  • The top sexual health stories of 2013. (Everydayhealth)
  • The entrepreneur making condoms chic enough for women to buy. (Forbes)
  • Beyoncé: Sex, hype and the modern diva. (NeonTommy)
  • Beyoncé’s sexy album explained. (Cosmopolitan)
  • Still sexy after all these years. (CNN)
  • Surely, the craziest OK Cupid date ever. (Salon)
  • Milan removes the tree of pleasure from public view. (IBTimes)
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