Sex News Square Down #18

In this weeks Sex News Square Down Barbie turns 50, but her boobs don’t look a day over 21. Conservatives likey likey their porney, porney and there’s a lot to learn about the biology of sex.

  • Barbie: Still Hollow at 50. A reflection on the doll that is Barbie on the anniversary of her 50th birthday. She got bendable legs in 1965, a bendable waist two years later, and she dumped Ken in 2004 (after 43 years together). What is Barbie thinking? (
  • The Biology of Sex. Women who enjoy it live longer (although my grandmother is 82 and she never seemed to enjoy it, hmmm). Human male balls are proportionally smaller than the rest of the animal kingdoms testes, and oxytocin travels in semen. Plus, what happens to the female prostate as a fetus evolves in the womb? Inquiring minds want to know all about it, and truth is, there’s a lot to know. (ABC News)
  • Conservatives prefer porn to their liberal brethren. According to a recent study in the Journal of Economic Perspectives, “Eight of the top 10 pornography consuming states gave their electoral votes to John McCain in last year’s presidential election - Florida and Hawaii were the exceptions. While six out of the lowest 10 favoured Barack Obama.” (New Scientist)
  • Is (one of my absolute favorite shows) Battlestar Galactica pure evil? Or is this article trying too hard? (io9)
  • Sex Education in Schools: The divide between public opinion and political views. (Newsweek)
  • Environmentally friendly condoms and eco-lingerie? More ways to keep your sex life greener. (Fox News)