Groundbreaking Legal News: Hopsital Sued For Surgery On An Intersex Child

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This is really amazing news. For the first time, a lawsuit has been filed because of a surgery performed on an intersex child. For many years, medical professionals have pressured parents of children with intersex conditions to consent to surgery to try to “fix” them. Not only do the surgeries not do what the doctors […]

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What’s Missing From The New Research On Anal Play

There’s some new research about women’s experiences of receiving anal play, and it’s worth taking a look at. About 2000 heterosexual women who experienced anal intercourse at least twice in the previous year were asked about the level and frequency of pain. Almost half (48.8%) had to discontinue the experience because of pain or discomfort, […]

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Free Event: An Open Conversation About Sex & Cancer

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I’m on the panel for this upcoming event. Help us get the word out!

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Come to the “XXXY” Screening 1/26/12

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Advocates for Informed Choice, an amazing organization that advocates for the civil rights of children who are born with variations of sex anatomy. It’s estimated that 1 in 2000 children are born with reproductive or sexual anatomy and/or chromosome patterns that don’t fit the usual definitions of male or female. And in most cases, the […]

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Arousal, Erection, and the Search for “Female Viagra”

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When Viagra was first discovered as an erection-enhancing medication, it was an accident. It was originally formulated as a blood pressure medication and during clinical trials, they discovered what else it could do. Since then, the market for erection medications has grown tremendously and the competition is stiff. (OK,┬áthat was unnecessary, but I needed to […]

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Call for Participants: Survey on Healthcare for Transgender Folks

I got the flyer below in my in-box today. While I don’t know this person myself, the person who sent it says that they’re an active supporter of and adviser to LGBTQ youth groups, as well as being dedicated to their own activism and education work. This study has the potential to become a tool […]

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New Research on Discrimination of Transgender & Genderqueer Folks

This post also appeared on the Good Vibrations Magazine. It isn’t news that people who step outside the gender binary face violence, prejudice, and discrimination. But for the first time, there’s a large-scale study that researchers, policy makers, and equality advocates can point to for proof. Injustice at Every Turn is an impressive accomplishment by […]

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