Sex Education - Human Sexuality

Sex Symbols Sex Education is best learned in age appropriate stages, starting with the easiest to understand information for the young, and then the more complex information for the more mature and older student. Everyone must be aware and fully understand that sex is not without risks. Sex will change you, and sometimes these changes will not be so beneficial. What might look like harmless pleasure, could have many lasting impacts on your personality, your behavior and your life. Sexual instincts will control you, your hormones will effect your behavior, and society will influence you in many different ways. So you need to be aware of all the physical influences and all the mental influences of sex, as well as be aware of all the physical changes and all the mental changes that you will experience. Sex has many responsibilities. You need to keep educating yourself and learn how to accurately understand your abilities as well as your vulnerabilities. The Sex Knowledge below is not in any particular order. The Information below is just the beginning of what kind of course material that might be included in sex education courses.

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Man on top of a Women in Bed while Naked What is Sex - The Facts of Life - Birds and the Bees

Human Sex Drive - Hormones

Gratification - Pleasure - Touch

Human Sexuality - Attraction

Consent - Permission - Maturity

Safe Sex - Contraception - Abstinence - Teen Pregnancies - Pro No Choice

Human Reproduction - why and when humans reproduce. Childbirth - Toxic Dangers - Pre-Mature Births - Pre-Natal Care

Women's Body - Men's Body

Gay - Lesbian - Sex Discrimination

Relationships - Friendships - Dating - Love - Marriage

Videos about Sex - Books about Sex - Great Sex - Positions

Sex Crimes - Dating Dangers - Fooling Around

Pornography - Public Displays - Fantasies

Women and Man Kissing Warning: Some sexual content may be disturbing or overwhelming for some people, especially for the young. This is why sex education is so extremely important. Everyone should be fully aware and knowledgeable of what sex is and understand the risks. Being un-educated about sex is a vulnerability. The more prepared you are and the more educated you are, the more enjoyable your experiences will be. It's easy to be seduced by the desire for sexual experiences. This is why you need to be more knowledgeable and more educated. You don't want your dream to turn into a living nightmare. So learn as much as you can first before making any decisions, especially decisions that are mostly based on assumptions instead of facts. Stay focused on what's important, like your education, your family, your friends, your goals. Most sexual experiences are not relevant to you and you will most likely never be exposed to certain sexual experiences. Sex education is learning about certain human behavior. And certain human behavior is not something that you want to experiment with. Being educated about sex is to make sure that you are not victimized or manipulated by your lack of knowledge, or by other peoples lack of knowledge. Everyone is on a need to know basis. So do not be alarmed, and do not get distracted. Just keep learning.

Sex and intimacy is one of our greatest gifts to experience, but sadly it can also be one of our greatest dangers. For young adults, the peer pressure to have sex is sometimes over whelming and hard to deal with, as well as the need to feel loved. Young adults also have a hard time understanding body image and the powerful influences of the human sex drive. So young adults have to learn about the dangers of peer pressure. Young adults also have to learn about love and friendship and the different ways to express their appreciation for others. Young adults also have to learn about the powerful influences of the human sex drive. Sex is not the problem. The problem is what happens to a persons understanding of themselves and what happens to their understanding of others after they have experienced sex. I would recommend that young adults wait to experiment with sex until they're over 16, including masturbation. This will allow their mental maturity to catch up with their sexual maturity, which should help kids to have a better chance of handling the changes they will experience. Kids should also be aware that their first time having sex might not be the best experience, which they should also be prepared for. Know what  infatuation and fixation is, and know what it's like to truly like someone for who they really are. It takes time to get to know someone, and then on top of that, a person can change, and so can you. So it's not always that easy finding the right kind of friend, or finding someone who you would like to share experiences with.

Know the meanings of physical attractiveness, body image, beauty, lust, obsessive love, dating abuse, sexual attraction, limerence, infatuation, fixation and having a crush on someone. Sex does not always mean love, and love does not always mean sex. And sex is not needed to confirm that you love someone, or needed to show that you care about someone. Love is sometimes blind. A lot of times you’ll find that some people just don’t feel the same way that you do, and also you’ll find that some people will never feel the same way that you do. You also have to be aware of other peoples beliefs, religion, traditions and culture, because they may not see things in the same way that you do. So it's always a good idea, and a proper thing to do, to ask before acting, don't assume. Communicating through sex is a part of life, but it shouldn’t be a big part of your life. There are much more meaningful aspects of a relationship to enjoy. Though sex and intimacy can be a great expression of love and appreciation between two people, it should never be the sole reason for wanting to be with someone. We should be aware of the power of sex to seduce, and also be aware of its addictive nature. Also be aware that your feelings before a relationship might not be the same after you have become intimate. Being open and honest is very important. Be responsible, have safe sex, and learn to be intimate unselfishly. 

Empathy - Temptation - Laws of Attraction - Attracted - Love - Dating Dangers - Criminals

You sometimes have to have sex more than once in order to reproduce. So if sex didn't feel good, we wouldn't do it again, thus humans would not have survived. But just because something feels good, this doesn't mean that you don't have control. Just like breathing, if you had to remember to breathe, you would forget to breathe and die. That is why breathing is automatic. But you can control your breathing, if you could not control your breathing, you would die underwater because you did not hold your breath. Humans have inherited automatic features. But humans also have a brain that can learn and acquire knowledge, which gives us control over our lives, control over our abilities and control over our automatic features.

Don't confuse sex with love and intimacy. One does not necessarily imply the other. Experiencing one does not necessarily satisfy our need for the other. While all three ideally come together at certain moments, each of them must be attended to and appreciated. And finally, do not forsake one for the other. You can have them all. 

How do you prepare kids for the onslaught of sexual imagery that is portrayed in today's society? No matter how subtle or how insignificant sex may seem, you should always be prepared for its interpretations.

"You should desire to know someone first, before you desire to touch someone."

Anything that can become obsessive or controlling will always leave you vulnerable to mistakes and cause you to make bad decisions. So avoiding these types of behaviors may save your life and may save the life of others."

Sex education is so extremely important. Educating our young on Sexuality and all of its pleasures, all of its understandings and all of its dangers, would give our young the ability to be much more comfortable and capable of making the right decisions. They would enjoy sex no matter what small inconveniences that there might be associated with having Safe Sex, or using Condoms.

Hormones - Signaling Molecules

Hormone is any member of a class of signaling molecules produced by glands in multicellular organisms that are transported by the circulatory system to target distant organs to regulate physiology and behavior. Hormones have diverse chemical structures, mainly of 3 classes: eicosanoids, steroids, and amino acid derivatives (amines, peptides, and proteins). The glands that secrete hormones comprise the endocrine signaling system. The term hormone is sometimes extended to include chemicals produced by cells that affect the same cell (autocrine or intracrine signalling) or nearby cells (paracrine signalling).

Reptilian Brain - Primal Brain - Brain Development - Mind Altering Drugs

The Body Effects the Mind. Everyone should be fully aware of the physical and mental effects that certain Hormones have on the mind and body, and also be fully aware of all the powerful influences that sex and intimacy has on the human psyche. The human body secretes and circulates some 50 different hormones. A wide variety of these chemical substances are produced by endocrine cells, most of which are in glands. The hormones then enter the blood system to circulate throughout the body and activate target cells. The human body is a chemical factory. In the future, people will learn how to control their bodies chemistry and their body will make most of the drugs they need.

Testosterone - Estrogen - Oxytocin - Dopamine - Norepinephrine - Endorphins - Adrenaline - Cortisol - Pheromones - Androgen - Vasopressin - Serotonin

Sex Steroid are steroid hormones that interact with vertebrate androgen or estrogen receptors. Their effects are mediated by slow genomic mechanisms through nuclear receptors as well as by fast nongenomic mechanisms through membrane-associated receptors and signaling cascades. The term sex hormone is nearly always synonymous with sex steroid. The polypeptide hormones luteinizing hormone, follicle-stimulating hormone and gonadotropin-releasing hormone are usually not regarded as sex hormones, although they play major sex-related roles. Horny.

Sex Hormones List (wiki)

Sexual Motivation and Hormones is influenced by hormones such as testosterone, estrogen, progesterone, oxytocin, and vasopressin. In most mammalian species, sex hormones control the ability to engage in sexual behaviours. However, sex hormones do not directly regulate the ability to copulate in primates (including humans). Rather, sex hormones in primates are only one influence on the motivation to engage in sexual behaviours. Orgasm.

Steroid Hormone is a steroid that acts as a hormone. Steroid hormones can be grouped into two classes: corticosteroids (typically made in the adrenal cortex, hence cortico-) and sex steroids (typically made in the gonads or placenta). Within those two classes are five types according to the receptors to which they bind: glucocorticoids, mineralocorticoids (corticosteroids), androgens, estrogens, and progestogens (sex steroids). Vitamin D derivatives are a sixth closely related hormone system with homologous receptors. They have some of the characteristics of true steroids as receptor ligands. Steroid hormones help control metabolism, inflammation, immune functions, salt and water balance, development of sexual characteristics, and the ability to withstand illness and injury. The term steroid describes both hormones produced by the body and artificially produced medications that duplicate the action for the naturally occurring steroids, which can have side effects like severe acne, oily skin and hair, hair loss, liver disease, such as liver tumors and cysts, kidney disease, heart disease, such as heart attack and stroke, altered mood, irritability, increased aggression, depression or suicidal tendencies. Sports and Steroids.

Steroid is an organic compound with four rings arranged in a specific molecular configuration. Steroids have two principal biological functions: certain steroids (such as cholesterol) are important components of cell membranes which alter membrane fluidity, and many steroids are signaling molecules which activate steroid hormone receptors. - Your

Hormones cause energy levels to rise, and hormones also creates changes in your Mind and Body, so you need to be prepared? Sleep Hormones.

Peptide Hormones and protein hormones are hormones whose molecules are peptides or proteins, respectively. The latter have longer amino acid chain lengths than the former. These hormones have an effect on the endocrine system of animals, including humans. Most hormones can be classified as either amino acid–based hormones (amine, peptide, or protein) or steroid hormones. The former are water-soluble and act on the surface of target cells via second messengers; the latter, being lipid-soluble, move through the plasma membranes of target cells (both cytoplasmic and nuclear) to act within their nuclei. Like all peptides and proteins, peptide hormones and protein hormones are synthesized in cells from amino acids according to mRNA transcripts, which are synthesized from DNA templates inside the cell nucleus. Preprohormones, peptide hormone precursors, are then processed in several stages, typically in the endoplasmic reticulum, including removal of the N-terminal signal sequence and sometimes glycosylation, resulting in prohormones. The prohormones are then packaged into membrane-bound secretory vesicles, which can be secreted from the cell by exocytosis in response to specific stimuli (e.g. --an increase in Ca2+ and cAMP concentration in cytoplasm). New bioresources for plant peptide hormones using gene editing technology.

Peptide are natural biological or artificially manufactured short chains of amino acid monomers linked by peptide (amide) bonds. Peptides are distinguished from proteins on the basis of size, and as an arbitrary benchmark can be understood to contain approximately 50 or fewer amino acids.

Orexin is a neuropeptide that regulates arousal, wakefulness, and appetite. Addictions.

Neuropeptide are small protein-like molecules (peptides) used by neurons to communicate with each other. They are neuronal signalling molecules that influence the activity of the brain and the body in specific ways. Different neuropeptides are involved in a wide range of brain functions, including analgesia, reward, food intake, metabolism, reproduction, social behaviors, learning and memory.

Somatostatin is a peptide hormone that regulates the endocrine system and affects neurotransmission and cell proliferation via interaction with G protein-coupled somatostatin receptors and inhibition of the release of numerous secondary hormones. Somatostatin inhibits insulin and glucagon secretion.

Neurohormone is any hormone produced and released by neuroendocrine cells (also called neurosecretory cells) into the blood. Neurohormones.

Neurochemical is an organic molecule, such as serotonin, dopamine, or nerve growth factor, that participates in neural activity.

Norepinephrine in the brain increases arousal and alertness, promotes vigilance, enhances formation and retrieval of memory, and focuses attention; it also increases restlessness and anxiety. In the rest of the body, norepinephrine increases heart rate and blood pressure, triggers the release of glucose from energy stores, increases blood flow to skeletal muscle, reduces blood flow to the gastrointestinal system, and inhibits voiding of the bladder and gastrointestinal motility. norepinephrine is to mobilize the brain and body for action. Norepinephrine release is lowest during sleep, rises during wakefulness, and reaches much higher levels during situations of stress or danger, in the so-called fight-or-flight response. Norepinephrine is an organic chemical in the catecholamine family that functions in the brain and body as a hormone and neurotransmitter.

Locus Coeruleus is a nucleus in the pons (part of the brainstem) involved with physiological responses to stress and panic.

Researchers use pioneering new method to unlock brain's noradrenaline system. The NA system originates in a small midbrain nucleus known as the locus coeruleus. Noradrenaline is a neurotransmitter of the brain that plays an essential role in the regulation of arousal, attention, cognitive function, and stress reactions. NA system has long been a focal point for developing medications aimed at addressing conditions like ADHD, depression, and anxiety. The electrodes were in the amygdala, a brain region deeply intertwined with emotional processing and profoundly influenced by NA signals.

Brain Knowledge - Limbic System

Oxytocin plays a role in social bonding, sexual reproduction in both sexes, and during and after childbirth. Oxytocin acts like a modulator in the brain, turning up the volume of certain stimuli while turning others down, helping the brain to make sense of the barrage for information it receives from one moment to the next. Processes a wide array of social signals involved in social interactions ranging from infant/parent bonding to monogamy. Oxytocin is sometimes known as the "cuddle hormone" or the "love hormone," because it is released when people snuggle up or bond socially. Oxytocin helps to reduce cortisol

Attachment Theory - Love - Touch - Scientists find clue to 'maternal instinct'Pheromone Signals - Amygdala - Plasticity

Oxytocin receptor is not required for social attachment in prairie voles.

Serotonin thought to be a contributor to feelings of well-being and happiness, regulation of mood, appetite, and sleep, and also has some cognitive functions, including memory and learning.

Scientists reveal regions of the brain where serotonin promotes patience.

Depleted Serotonin can cause brain fog. Cytokine, a type 1 interferon, is a signaling protein driving inflammation and interfering with serotonin levels in the bloodstream in several ways. The gut produces 90% of serotonin in the body. The amino acid tryptophan is critical to this task — it's a precursor to serotonin and gets absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract from the food we eat. Except, this inflammatory response in the gut actually impaired the absorption of tryptophan. less tryptophan, there's less serotonin production. reduction in serotonin impairs communication between the vagus nerve and the brain, which then reduces some activity in a region of the brain known as the hippocampus.

Good and bad feelings for brain stem serotonin.

Endorphins are naturally produced in response to pain, but their production can also be triggered by various human activities. Vigorous aerobic exercise can stimulate the release of endorphins in the bloodstream, leading to an effect known as a "runner's high". Laughter may also stimulate endorphin production; a 2011 study showed that attendees at a comedy club showed increased resistance to pain.

Adrenalin is a hormone that stimulates autonomic nerve action by releasing chemicals including epinephrine and norepinephrine that are produced in the medulla of the adrenal gland. When released into the bloodstream it causes an increase in heart rate, muscle strength, blood pressure, expanding the air passages of the lungs, enlarging the pupil in the eye and an increase in sugar metabolism so as to maximize blood glucose levels primarily for the brain. Adrenalin plays an important role in the fight-or-flight response by increasing blood flow to muscles, output of the heart, pupil dilation, and blood sugar. Epinephrine does this by its effects on alpha and beta receptors. Norepinephrine helps you to be more awake and alert, but it can also make you feel anxious.

Adrenal Gland are endocrine glands that produce and release a variety of hormones including adrenaline and the steroids aldosterone and cortisol. two adrenal glands are found attached to the top of each kidney. Each gland has an outer cortex which produces steroid hormones and an inner medulla. The adrenal cortex itself is divided into three zones: zona glomerulosa, the zona fasciculata and the zona reticularis. Adrenal glands can become either overactive or underactive.

Aldosterone is the main mineralocorticoid hormone, is a steroid hormone produced by the zona glomerulosa of the adrenal cortex in the adrenal gland. It is essential for sodium conservation in the kidney, salivary glands, sweat glands and colon. It plays a central role in the regulation of the plasma sodium (Na+), the extracellular potassium (K+) and arterial blood pressure. It does so mainly by acting on the mineralocorticoid receptors in the distal tubules and collecting ducts of the nephron. It influences the reabsorption of sodium and excretion of potassium (from and into the tubular fluids, respectively) of the kidney, thereby indirectly influencing water retention or loss, blood pressure and blood volume. When dysregulated, aldosterone is pathogenic and contributes to the development and progression of cardiovascular and renal disease. Aldosterone has exactly the opposite function of the atrial natriuretic hormone secreted by the heart.

Adrenal Cortex mediates the stress response through the production of mineralocorticoids and glucocorticoids, such as aldosterone and cortisol, respectively. It is also a secondary site of androgen synthesis. Recent data suggest that adrenocortical cells under pathological as well as under physiological conditions show neuroendocrine properties; within the normal adrenal, this neuroendocrine differentiation seems to be restricted to cells of the zona glomerulosa and might be important for an autocrine regulation of adrenocortical function.

Mineralocorticoid influence salt and water balances (electrolyte balance and fluid balance). The primary mineralocorticoid is aldosterone, notable for an aldehyde group at the 18 position. A class of Steroid Hormones.

Glucocorticoid role in regulation of glucose metabolism, synthesis in the adrenal cortex, and its steroidal structure. A less common synonym is glucocorticosteroid. A class of steroid hormones.

Cortisol is released in response to stress and low blood-glucose concentration. It functions to increase blood sugar through gluconeogenesis, to suppress the immune system, and to aid in the metabolism of fat, protein, and carbohydrates. It also decreases bone formation. Cortisol is a Steroid Hormone, in the glucocorticoid class of hormones. When used as a medication, it is known as hydrocortisone. Sleep Cycles - Caffeine.

Pheromone are chemicals capable of acting outside the body of the secreting individual to impact the behavior of the receiving individual. Scents.

Vasopressin two primary functions are to retain water in the body and to constrict blood vessels. Vasopressin regulates the body's retention of water by acting to increase water reabsorption in the kidney's collecting ducts, the tubules which receive the very dilute urine produced by the functional unit of the kidney, the nephrons.

Endocrine System is the collection of glands of an organism that secrete hormones directly into the circulatory system to be carried towards distant target organs. A chemical messenger system comprising feedback loops of the hormones released by internal glands of an organism directly into the circulatory system, regulating distant target organs. The phenomenon of biochemical processes' serving to regulate distant tissues by means of secretions directly into the circulatory system is called endocrine signaling. The major endocrine glands include the pineal gland, pituitary gland, pancreas, ovaries, testes, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, and adrenal glands. The endocrine system is in contrast to the exocrine system, which secretes its hormones to the outside of the body using ducts. The endocrine system is an information signal system like the nervous system, yet its effects and mechanism are classifiably different. The endocrine system's effects are slow to initiate, and prolonged in their response, lasting from a few hours up to weeks. The nervous system sends information very quickly, and responses are generally short lived. In vertebrates, the hypothalamus is the neural control center for all endocrine systems. Peptides - Obesity.

Endocrinology is a branch of biology and medicine dealing with the endocrine system, its diseases, and its specific secretions known as hormones. Endocrine Society - Endocrine.

Endocrine Gland are glands of the endocrine system that secrete their products, hormones, directly into the blood rather than through a duct. The major glands of the endocrine system include the pineal gland, pituitary gland, pancreas, ovaries, testes, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, hypothalamus and adrenal glands. The hypothalamus and pituitary gland are neuroendocrine organs. Endocannabinoid System.

Exocrine Gland are glands that produce and secrete substances onto an epithelial surface by way of a duct. Examples of exocrine glands include sweat, salivary, mammary, ceruminous, lacrimal, sebaceous, and mucous. Exocrine glands are one of two types of glands in the human body, the other being endocrine glands, which secrete their products directly into the bloodstream. The liver and pancreas are both exocrine and endocrine glands; they are exocrine glands because they secrete products—bile and pancreatic juice—into the gastrointestinal tract through a series of ducts, and endocrine because they secrete other substances directly into the bloodstream.

Thyroid is an endocrine gland in the neck, consisting of two lobes connected by an isthmus. It is found at the front of the neck, below the Adam's apple. Thyroid hormones are important for normal development. They increase the growth rate of young people, and cells of the developing brain are a major target for the thyroid hormones T3 and T4. Thyroid hormones play a particularly crucial role in brain maturation during fetal development. The thyroid hormones also play a role in maintaining normal function of sleep and thought patterns. Increased levels are associated with increased speed of thought generation but decreased focus. Sexual function, including libido and the maintenance of a normal menstrual cycle, are influenced by thyroid hormones. The hormones increase the rate and strength of the heartbeat. They increase the rate of breathing, intake and consumption of oxygen, and increase the activity of mitochondria. Combined, these factors increase blood flow and the body's temperature. Thyroid Hormones increase the basal metabolic rate and have effects on almost all body tissues. Appetite, the absorption of substances, and gut motility are all influenced by thyroid hormones. They increase the absorption in the gut, generation, uptake by cells, and breakdown of glucose. They stimulate the breakdown of fats, and increase the number of free fatty acids. Despite increasing free fatty acids, thyroid hormones decrease cholesterol levels, perhaps by increasing the rate of secretion of cholesterol in bile. The thyroid gland secretes thyroid hormones, which primarily influence the metabolic rate and protein synthesis. The hormones also have many other effects including those on development. The thyroid hormones triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4) are created from iodine and tyrosine. The thyroid also produces the hormone calcitonin, which plays a role in calcium homeostasis. Hormonal output from the thyroid is regulated by thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) secreted from the anterior pituitary gland, which itself is regulated by thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) produced by the hypothalamus. The thyroid may be affected by several diseases. Hyperthyroidism occurs when the gland produces excessive amounts of thyroid hormones, the most common cause being Graves' disease — an autoimmune disorder. In contrast, hypothyroidism is a state of insufficient thyroid hormone production. Worldwide, the most common cause is iodine deficiency. Thyroid hormones are important for development, and hypothyroidism secondary to iodine deficiency remains the leading cause of preventable intellectual disability. In iodine-sufficient regions, the most common cause of hypothyroidism is Hashimoto's thyroiditis—also an autoimmune disease. In addition, the thyroid gland may also develop several types of nodules and cancer. Effects of Toxins on Thyroid Gland.

Pineal Gland secretes melatonin and neuroactive peptides, which are associated with circadian rhythms.

Neurohypophysis or posterior pituitary releases neurohormones like oxytocin and vasopressin into the blood.

Area postrema is the vomiting center when a toxic substance enters the bloodstream it will get to the area postrema and may cause the animal to throw up. In this way, the animal protects itself by eliminating the toxic substance from its stomach before more harm can be done.

Subfornical organ is important for the regulation of body fluids.

Vascular organ of the lamina terminalis is a chemosensory area that detects peptides and other molecules.

is the perception of chemical signals by the senses.

Olfactory System (sense of smell)

Median eminence regulates anterior pituitary through release of neurohormones.

Pituitary Gland is an endocrine gland about the size of a pea and weighing 0.5 grams (0.018 oz) in humans. It is a protrusion off the bottom of the hypothalamus at the base of the brain. Regulates several physiological processes (including stress, growth, reproduction, and lactation). Hormones secreted from the pituitary gland help control: growth, blood pressure, certain functions of the sex organs, thyroid glands and metabolism as well as some aspects of pregnancy, childbirth, nursing, water/salt concentration and the kidneys, temperature regulation and pain relief. 

Arousal - Libido - Horney

Sexual Arousal is the arousal of sexual desire, during or in anticipation of sexual activity. A number of physiological responses occur in the body and mind as preparation for sexual intercourse and continue during it. Genital responses are not the only changes, but noticeable and necessary for consensual and comfortable intercourse. Male arousal will lead to an erection, and in female arousal the body's response is engorged sexual tissues such as nipples, vulva, clitoris, vaginal walls and vaginal lubrication. Mental stimuli and physical stimuli such as touching or kissing, and the internal fluctuation of hormones, can influence sexual arousal.

is to call forth emotions, feelings, and responses. Cause to be alert and energetic. Cause to become awake or conscious. Stimulate sexually. Awakening from sleep.

Gratification - Desire - Attraction - Good Sex - Reward System - Body Chemistry - Memory - Hormones - Reptilian Brain - Primal Brain

Libido is a person's overall sexual drive or desire for sexual activity. Sex drive is influenced by biological, psychological and social factors. Biologically, the sex hormones and associated neurotransmitters that act upon the nucleus accumbens such as testosterone and dopamine, regulate libido in humans. Social factors, such as work and family, and internal psychological factors, like personality and stress , can affect libido. Sex drive can also be affected by medical conditions, medications, lifestyle, relationship issues, microbial balance, lack of sleep, bad food, fatigue, lack of exercise and age or puberty. A person who has extremely frequent or a suddenly increased sex drive may be experiencing hypersexuality, while the opposite condition is hyposexuality.

Hypersexuality is extremely frequent or suddenly increased libido. Public Display.

Hypoactive sexual desire disorder is considered a sexual dysfunction and is characterized as a lack or absence of sexual fantasies and desire for sexual activity, as judged by a clinician.

Hormones Related to Over Eating - Steroids

Attraction - Turned On

Interpersonal Attraction is the attraction between people which leads to friendships and to platonic or romantic relationships. Interpersonal attraction, the process, is distinct from perceptions of physical attractiveness, which involves views of what is and is not considered beautiful or attractive.

Laws of Attraction - Gravitate

Physical Attractiveness is the degree to which a person's physical features are considered aesthetically pleasing or beautiful.

Sexual Attraction is attraction on the basis of sexual desire or the quality of arousing such interest. Sexual attractiveness or sex appeal is an individual's ability to attract the sexual or erotic interest of another person, and is a factor in sexual selection or mate choice. The attraction can be to the physical or other qualities or traits of a person, or to such qualities in the context in which they appear. The attraction may be to a person's aesthetics or movements or to their voice or smell, besides other factors. The attraction may be enhanced by a person's adornments, clothing, perfume or style. It can also be influenced by individual genetic, psychological, or cultural factors, or to other, more amorphous qualities of the person. Sexual attraction is also a response to another person that depends on a combination of the person possessing the traits and also on the criteria of the person who is attracted.

Self-Discipline - Self-Respect - Friendships

Horny is a feeling great sexual desire. Aroused, Turned On, Excited, Energetic or Stimulated. Emotion.

Turned On means that you are really attracted to someone or you feel sexually excited, aroused and interested in someone.

Turn it On means to be alert, awake and energetic. Enlightened.

Lust is a strong sexual desire. Self-indulgent sexual desire.

Sexual Desire is a motivational state and an interest in “sexual objects or activities, or as a wish, need, or drive to seek out sexual objects or to engage in sexual activities”. Synonyms for sexual desire are libido, sexual attraction, and lust. Sexual desire is an aspect of a person's sexuality, which varies significantly from one person to another, and also varies depending on circumstances at a particular time.

Physiological Arousal involves activation of the reticular activating system in the brainstem, the autonomic nervous system, and the endocrine system, leading to increased heart rate and blood pressure and a condition of sensory alertness, mobility, and readiness to respond. Arousal.

Allosexuality means feeling sexual attraction towards others.

You need to know the difference between love and infatuation.

Kama means "sex" "or" "desire, wish, longing" in Indian literature. Kama often connotes sexual desire and longing in contemporary literature, but the concept more broadly refers to any desire, wish, passion, longing, pleasure of the senses, the aesthetic enjoyment of life, affection, or love, with or without sexual connotations.

Sensation are stages of processing of the senses in human and animal systems, such as vision, auditory, vestibular, and pain senses. Included in this topic is the study of illusions such as motion aftereffect, color constancy, auditory illusions, and depth perception.

Sexual Stimulation is any stimulus or bodily contact that leads to, enhances and maintains sexual arousal, and may lead to orgasm. Although sexual arousal may arise without physical stimulation, achieving orgasm usually requires physical sexual stimulation. The term sexual stimulation often implies stimulation of the genitals, but may also include stimulation of other areas of the body, stimulation of the senses (such as sight or hearing) and mental stimulation (i.e. from reading or fantasizing). Sufficient stimulation of the penis in males and the clitoris in females usually results in an orgasm. Stimulation can be by self (e.g., masturbation) or by a sexual partner (sexual intercourse or other sexual activity), by use of objects or tools, or by some combination of these methods. Some people practice orgasm control, whereby a person or their sexual partner controls the level of sexual stimulation to delay orgasm, and to prolong the sexual experience leading up to orgasm.

Human Sexual Response Cycle is a four-stage model of physiological responses to sexual stimulation, which, in order of their occurrence, are the excitement phase, plateau phase, orgasmic phase, and resolution phase.

Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder results in a spontaneous, persistent, and uncontrollable genital arousal, with or without orgasm or genital engorgement, unrelated to any feelings of sexual desire. Physical arousal caused by this syndrome can be very intense and persist for extended periods, days or weeks at a time. Orgasm can sometimes provide temporary relief, but within hours the symptoms return. Failure or refusal to relieve the symptoms often results in waves of spontaneous orgasms in women and ejaculation in men.

Orgasm - Casual Sex - Hedonism

Dionysus was the ancient Greek god of wine, winemaking, grape cultivation, fertility, ritual madness, theater, and religious ecstasy. His wine, music and ecstatic dance freed his followers from self-conscious fear and care, and subvert the oppressive restraints of the powerful. Those who partake of his mysteries are believed to become possessed and empowered by the god himself.

Brain Stimulation Reward is a phenomenon in which direct stimulation of regions of the brain through either electrical or chemical means is rewarding and can serve as an operant reinforcer. The stimulation activates the reward system and establishes response habits similar to those established by natural rewards such as food and water.

Behavioral Addiction is a form of addiction that involves a compulsion to engage in a rewarding non-drug-related behavior – sometimes called a natural reward, despite any negative consequences to the person's physical, mental, social or financial well-being.

Anticipation being enthusiastic, is an emotion involving pleasure, excitement, and sometimes anxiety in considering some expected or longed-for good event.

Psychophysics quantitatively investigates the relationship between physical stimuli and the sensations and perceptions they produce.

Nucleus Accumbens area of the brain has a significant role in the cognitive processing of aversion, motivation, pleasure, reward and reinforcement learning; hence, it has a significant role in addiction.

Dopamine plays a major role in reward-motivated behavior. Most types of reward increase the level of dopamine in the brain, and many addictive drugs increase dopamine neuronal activity. Other brain dopamine pathways are involved in motor control and in controlling the release of various hormones. These pathways and cell groups form a dopamine system which is neuromodulatory. Dopamine is often called the “motivation molecule,” dopamine provides the drive and focus we all need in order to be productive. It is heavily involved with our attention span, focus, follow-through, motivation, and the ability to experience pleasure. Study identifies the molecular machinery responsible for dopamine release in the brain by focusing on dopamine-producing neurons in the midbrain active zones—specialized neurotransmitter release sites located at synapses, the junctions that connect one neuron to the another found that dopamine neurons contained proteins that mark the presence of active zones. Getting enough sleep, exercising, listening to music, meditating, and spending time in the sun can all boost dopamine levels. A balanced diet that contains adequate protein, vitamins, minerals, and probiotics and a moderate amount of saturated fat can help your body produce the dopamine it needs. Sexual intimacy can also help reduce feelings of anxiety and depression as it triggers the release of three mood-boosting chemicals — dopamine, endorphins and oxytocin. Endocannabinoid System. Your perception and your thinking can also affect dopamine levels. The neurochemicals dopamine and serotonin are involved in perception, working at sub-second speeds to shape how people perceive the world and take action. Dopamine affects how brain decides whether a goal is worth the effort. Dopamine increases pleasure. This is why some people call dopamine the molecule of happiness, which can be subjective and hypocritical of reality.  Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that is produced in the substantia nigra, ventral tegmental area, and hypothalamus of the brain. Dysfunction of the dopamine system has been implicated in different nervous system diseases. Dopamine is formed by the decarboxylation of l-DOPA by aromatic l-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC). l-DOPA can be directly metabolized by catechol-O-methyl transferase to 3-O-methyldopa, and then further to vanillactic acid. Toxins - Body Burden - Sleeping Disease.

Mesolimbic Pathway or Reward Pathway releases dopamine into the nucleus accumbens, where it affects motivation for rewarding stimuli, the perception of pleasure, and reward-related motor function learning. It is the most significant neural pathway in the brain in which changes occur in all known forms of addiction.

Dopaminergic Pathways is sometimes called dopaminergic projections, are neural pathways in the brain that transmit the neurotransmitter Dopamine from one region of the brain to another. Dopaminergic pathways are involved in many functions such as executive function, learning, reward, motivation, and neuroendocrine control. Hormones.

Striatum is a subcortical part of the forebrain that coordinates multiple aspects of cognition, including motor and action planning, decision-making, motivation, reinforcement, and reward perception. Basal Ganglia (wiki).

Social Reward System or The Social Brain and Reward: Social Information Processing in the Human Striatum.

Functions of Dopamine in the dorsal and ventral striatum.

Human behavior guided by fast changes in dopamine levels. A new study shows that dopamine release in the human brain plays a crucial role in encoding both reward and punishment prediction errors. This means that dopamine is involved in the process of learning from both positive and negative experiences, allowing the brain to adjust and adapt its behavior based on the outcomes of these experiences. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter produced in the brain that serves as a chemical messenger, facilitating communication between nerve cells in the brain and the body. It is involved in functions such as movement, cognition and learning. While dopamine is most known for its association with positive emotions, scientists are also exploring its role in negative experiences.

Manipulations of dopamine levels in the dorsal and ventral striatum are shown to affect the activation of behavior in distinct, yet parallel ways, which depend upon the nature of the neocortical and limbic input to these structures. Whereas dopamine in the dorsal striatum contributes to the sensorimotor co-ordination of consummatory behaviour and the development of a ‘response set’ in motor preparatory processes for skilled responses, dopamine in the ventral striatum influences the impact of reward-related stimuli on appetitive aspects of behaviour. The circumstances under which the striatal dopamine projections are normally active to effect these functions are defined by studies which attempt to correlate firing in single units or neurochemical indices of dopamine activity with environmental conditions, internal states and behaviour.

Acetylcholine can trigger the firing of dopamine neurons by binding to parts of these neurons not previously known to initiate firing. Dopamine and acetylcholine are among the most important neurotransmitters in the body. They are involved in the regulation of vital functions including voluntary and involuntary movement, pain processing, pleasure, mood, smooth muscle contraction, and blood vessel dilation, among many others.

Could pretending that you're having a good time, or perceiving something to be pleasurable, manually release dopamine by tricking your reward system? You can trick yourself to be Grossed Out. Like changing one thought for another. People do know how to control their autonomic nervous system. And people do have the placebo effect.

What happens to our dopamine system when we experience aversive events? The researchers found that the release of dopamine gradually decreased during the exposure to white noise. It is well known that the dopamine system plays a crucial role in motivation, learning and movement. One of the main functions of dopamine is to predict the occurrence of rewarding experiences and the availability of rewards in our environment. In this context, the dopamine system informs our brains about so-called 'reward prediction errors' -- the difference between received and predicted rewards. Dopamine neurons become more active when a reward occurs unexpectedly or if it is bigger than expected, and they show depressed activity when we receive less reward than predicted. These error signals help us to learn from our mistakes and teach us how to achieve rewarding experiences.

Ventral Tegmental Area is a group of neurons located close to the midline on the floor of the midbrain. The VTA is the origin of the dopaminergic cell bodies of the mesocortico-limbic dopamine system and other dopamine pathways; it is widely implicated in the drug and natural reward circuitry of the brain. The VTA plays an important role in a number of processes, including cognition, motivation, orgasm, and intense emotions relating to love, as well as several psychiatric disorders. Neurons in the VTA project to numerous areas of the brain, ranging from the prefrontal cortex to the caudal brainstem and several regions in between.

Activation of the Ventral Tegmental Area or VTA and Mesolimbic Networks is essential to motivation, performance, and learning. So feeling good can be used to benefit us is a positive way, instead of controlling us in a negative way.

Cocaine addiction disrupts the dopamine neurons that govern how we perceive and learn from rewards. Perception--but not expectation--of reward is altered in people with cocaine addiction. Though people with cocaine addiction have similar expectations of rewards compared to controls, their dopamine neurons send out much weaker signals when these rewards are actually received. This dysregulation could make it more difficult for people with cocaine addiction to learn from their experiences and change addictive behavior.

Brain Games (education toys)

Can sex be a form of Classical Conditioning?

Learning Methods

Hypersexuality or Nymphomaniac, is a clinical diagnosis used by mental healthcare researchers and providers to describe extremely frequent or suddenly increased sexual urges or sexual activity.

What is arousal addiction?

Weakness of the Flesh is nothing new and has been around since the beginning. Sex can easily become an Addiction in many ways so be careful.

The Science of Lust (Docudrama) (youtube)

Sexual Obsessions are obsessions with sexual activity. In the context of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), these are extremely common, and can become extremely debilitating, making the person ashamed of the symptoms and reluctant to seek help. As preoccupation with sexual matters, however, does not only occur as a symptom of OCD, they may be enjoyable in other contexts (i.e. sexual fantasy).

Psychosexual Development is an instinctual libido (sexual energy) that develops in five stages. Each stage – the oral, the anal, the phallic, the latent, and the genital – is characterized by the erogenous zone that is the source of the libidinal drive.

Crime of Passion is when a perpetrator commits the act against someone because of sudden strong impulse such as sudden rage rather than as a premeditated crime. Is it just an excuse or a disease of the mind? Controls.

Compensation in psychology is a strategy whereby one covers up, consciously or unconsciously, weaknesses, frustrations, desires, or feelings of inadequacy or incompetence in one life area through the gratification or (drive towards) excellence in another area. Compensation can cover up either real or imagined deficiencies and personal or physical inferiority.

What are the similarities between sex and gambling?

What are the similarities between Sex Addiction and Drug Addiction?

Aphrodisiac is a substance that increases libido when consumed. Aphrodisiacs are distinct from substances that address fertility issues such as impotence or secondary sexual (dys)function such as erectile dysfunction.

Deep and beautiful. The reward prediction error hypothesis of dopamine.

How many sex addicts are there? We know the ones who actually admit sex addiction, but how many are actually unaware of their sex addiction?

Sexual Addiction is a state characterized by compulsive participation or engagement in sexual activity, particularly sexual intercourse, despite negative consequences.

Sexual Obsessions are persistent and unrelenting thoughts about sexual activity. In the context of obsessive-compulsive disorder these are extremely common. Sexual Control.

Pornography - Rape

"When the phone rings, you answer it and say hello, and then you find out what the reason is for the phone call? When a thought appears in your mind, you answer it and say 'what is your purpose, and what is your reason?' Mindfulness.

Fooling Around - Sexual Expression Policy (PDF)

River Spring Health Nursing Home.

Animals have sex without being taught what sex is, and without being taught how to have sex. Animals just have sex automatically at these right moments. That means that there is knowledge in human DNA that helps drive people to have sex. If animals did not have these instructions, animals and humans would not reproduce. So how do hormones communicate to the brain in a way that it produces the intended result and action? Does that mean you can think about sex without any language or words to describe what sex is, or without words to describe what you're feeling? Yes. Then language is the tool that we can use to control these automatic functions, but that's only if you have the necessary language and know how to use language effectively. Peoples desire for sex is innate, which is why so many people think about sex several times a day. This is why pornography is so popular. Instincts are mostly subconscious, which is why we are not always aware of our impulses. This is why sex education and improving education as a whole is so extremely important. We don't have to be autonomous robots running programs that a passive learning society has been incorporated into our psyche. We have the ability to be intelligent and aware. We just need access to the worlds most valuable knowledge and information that would allow someone to educate themselves and become more knowledgeable about themselves and the world around them. If we create education software that is self teaching and self testing, and also incentivize learning, we will solve every problem on earth that is related to our own ignorance.

Pleasure - Feeling Good - Desire - Gratification

Gratification is the pleasurable emotional reaction of happiness in response to a fulfillment of a desire or goal.

Pleasant is to cause pleasure or being in harmony with your taste or likings. Pleasant also means having pleasing manners or behavior. Good Experiences.

Pleasure describes the broad class of mental states that humans and other animals experience as positive, enjoyable, or worth seeking. It includes more specific mental states such as happiness, entertainment, enjoyment, ecstasy, and euphoria.

Addictions - Compulsive - Dopamine - Delayed Gratification - Ego - Love

Pleasure Principle is the instinctive seeking of pleasure and avoiding of pain to satisfy biological and psychological needs. Specifically, the pleasure principle is the animating force behind the id.

Euphoria is an affective state and a form of pleasure in which a person experiences intense feelings of well-being, happiness, and excitement.

Desire is an inclination to want things or to expect something or wish for something.

Responsive Desire occurs in reaction to sexual stimuli. Often, responsive desire is sparked by touch, physical closeness, or sexual contact. It's when mental interest in sex comes after external stimulus.

Spontaneous Desire is a spark of interest in sex that seems to come out of thin air. It's when the mental interest in sex arises before there's any external stimulus for it.

Passion is something that is desired intensely or a feeling of strong sexual desire. Any object of warm affection or devotion. The trait of being intensely emotional or having a A strong feeling or emotion. Passion is a feeling of intense enthusiasm towards or compelling desire for someone or something. Passion can range from eager interest in or admiration for an idea, proposal, or cause; to enthusiastic enjoyment of an interest or activity; to strong attraction, excitement, or emotion towards a person. It is particularly used in the context of romance or sexual desire, though it generally implies a deeper or more encompassing emotion than that implied by the term lust.

Crime of Passion refers to a violent crime, especially homicide, in which the perpetrator commits the act against someone because of sudden strong impulse such as anger or jealousy rather than as a premeditated crime. A person lost their mind because they can't control their emotions, now the use the excuse that their ignorance and their lack of self control is the reason why they committed a crime. That's like telling a judge, "I'm a moron your honor, and I'm sorry for the mistake I made due to the fact that I'm ignorant, so please have mercy on me." Judge answers, "How about we educate you as you repay your debt to society?" Insanity Defense.

Heat of Passion is a criminal defense excuse that states that a defendant was overwhelmed and had succumbed to intense provocation that caused them to defend themselves in a violent way, and that their judgment was obscured or disturbed by passion.

Ecstasy refers to any heightened state of consciousness or intensely pleasant experience. But also characterized by diminished awareness of other objects or the total lack of the awareness of surroundings and everything around the object.

Orgasms - Great Sex - Confidence

Fervor are feelings of great warmth and intensity. The state of being emotionally aroused and worked up.

Peak Experiences are moments of highest happiness and fulfillment that can range from simple activities to intense events; however, it is not necessarily about what the activity is, but the ecstatic, care-free feeling that is being experienced during it. It can be rare, exciting, oceanic, deeply moving, exhilarating, elevating experiences that generate an advanced form of perceiving reality, and are even mystic and magical in their effect upon the experimenter.

Sex has its rewards and dangers. So be careful what you wish for, there's two sides to every story. Don't get greedy for a few short term gains.

Temptation is a desire to engage in short-term urges for enjoyment, actions that may threaten long-term goals or behaviors that might not have any real benefit other than just satisfying an urge temporally. Temptation is the desire to have or do something that you know you should avoid. Something that seduces or has the quality to seduce. The act of influencing by exciting hope or desire.

Seduce is to lure or entice someone away from duty, principles, or proper conduct. Seduce can also mean to induce someone to have sex.

Power - Stimulus - Reward - Risk Management - Unable to Feel Pleasure

Reward System is a group of neural structures responsible for incentive salience (i.e., "wanting" or desire), pleasure (i.e., "liking" or hedonic value), and positive reinforcement. Reward is the attractive and motivational property of a stimulus that induces appetitive behavior – also known as approach behavior – and consummatory behavior.

Anticipation of Reward - Reward Signals - Rewards - Addictions - Self Control - Focus - Profit

Hedonism is the pursuit of pleasure or sensual self-indulgence, just as long as it defends moral rules and is in good moral judgment, and that it's also justified and not dependent on one's subjective viewpoints. Motivational hedonism claims that our behavior is determined by desires to increase pleasure and to decrease pain. Normative or ethical hedonism is not about how we actually act but how we ought to act. We should pursue pleasure and avoid pain just as long as we understand respect and responsibility. Hedonism is more of a matter of preference and not need. Hedonistic Pursuit of Pleasure.

Anhedonia is the inability to experience pleasure or a diminished motivation or interest in engaging in pleasurable activities. A reduced anticipatory pleasure (wanting), reduced consummatory pleasure (liking), and deficits in reinforcement learning.

Always wanting things is not good for you, especially when you are always wanting things that you don't really need. We spend too much time wishing for things that we do not have. If you spend all your time wishing for things, then when you finally do get something that you always wanted, you will have very little time to enjoy it, or you will realize that it was not something that you really didn't need. So the thing that you need most is knowledge, knowledge that will help you understand that you don't need all the things that you want or wish that you had. Once you have the knowledge you need, you will free yourself from the mental bondage of always wanting things, and you will start enjoying everything that you already have, and you will start working on and planning to acquire the the things that you really need.

Just because something feels good when you do it, this doesn't mean that you have to do it. This is why you have a brain. You either use it or lose it. And losing control of your life is extremely dangerous, as you can clearly see by looking at all the problems in the world. When people lose control it doesn't always end well, and mistakes are plentiful. So don't take awareness for granted. Use it or lose it. Just don't do something because it feels good, do it because it is good, and not just good for you, but good for everything.

is an inability to resist the gratification of whims and desires. Foolish or senseless behavior. A disposition to yield to the wishes of someone.

Yearning is a prolonged unfulfilled desire or need. Desire strongly or persistently. Have a desire for something or someone who is not present. Have affection for; feel tenderness for.

As a young man I always had a yearning for love, a yearning for change, a yearning for something new and exciting, a yearning to feel important like I belonged, a yearning to feel good, a yearning to feel normal and to feel happy. And all a long I never realized how much I had. So yearning was my own ignorance that I never knew I had. Now 30 years later, I finally started to educate myself, the yearning is gone. Now I live like I should have from the beginning. No regrets. Love, Live, Learn and Progress.

What is Sex - Sex Explained

Sexual Intercourse is the insertion of an erect penis into the vagina, usually for sexual pleasure, reproduction, or both. The act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur. (intercourse is also known as coitus, copulation, carnal knowledge or sexual relation).

Touching - Great SexOral Sex - Positions - Orgasm - Consent - Underage - Sex Ed - Safe Sex

Intimate Relationship is an interpersonal relationship that involves physical and/or emotional intimacy. Physical intimacy is characterized by friendship, platonic love, romantic love or sexual activity. While the term intimate relationship commonly implies the inclusion of a sexual relationship, the term is also used as a euphemism for a relationship that is strictly sexual.

Make Love or making love is having very romantic intimate sex with someone that you love and care about. Connecting your minds and souls through the act of sexual intercourse. Taking delight in exploring your partner's body, mind, and heart. Saying loving things to someone as you kiss them.

Intimate is having mutual interests or affections within an established friendship. Marked by close acquaintance, association, or familiarity. Having or fostering a warm or friendly and informal atmosphere. Someone to whom private matters are confided. Thoroughly acquainted through study or experience. Involved in a sexual relationship.

Human Sexuality is the capacity of humans to have erotic experiences and responses.

Sexology is the scientific study of human sexuality, including human sexual interests, behaviors and functions.

Human Body - Body Smart - Behavior - Human Nature

Dating Dangers - Rape is unwanted Sexual Intercourse that is forced on you.

Sex is part perception, it's part visualization, it's part human chemistry, it's part human biology, it’s a persons mood, it’s a persons desire, it’s a persons energy level, it’s the other persons touch, it’s the other persons past experiences, it’s your past experiences, it's a persons skill level, it’s a persons ability to trust, it’s a persons ability to relax, it’s a persons ability to explore, it’s how well a person knows themselves, it’s how well a person knows the other person, sex can be something more then you can understand, sex can be nothing at all, and sex can change your life, for better or for worse.

Everyone wants to be loved, but sex is not the most important way to feel loved.

Sex and intimacy should be a great benefit and a great pleasure in your life. Sex and intimacy should never control your life, or endanger your life, or drastically alter your life’s direction or your life’s goals. Sex and intimacy is a great thing and should never be a mistake. Everyone makes mistakes and everyone has had sex with someone they wish that they never had sex with. Learn from that experience, because if you don't, you will most likely repeat that same mistake. This is easier said then done and everyone is vulnerable. So please educate yourself. Learn about intrapersonal intelligence.

Sex Education

Sex education is not just learning about where baby's come from or how horrible venereal diseases are. Sex Education is more about knowing why something that is so beautiful and so natural could actually have so many problems and responsibilities associated with it. Should sex education be separated by gender? And when should you start teaching safe sex? And what is great sex?

Sex Education is instruction on issues relating to human sexuality, including emotional relations and responsibilities, human sexual anatomy, sexual activity, sexual reproduction, age of consent, reproductive health, reproductive rights, safe sex, birth control and sexual abstinence. Sex education that covers all of these aspects is known as comprehensive sex education. Common avenues for sex education are parents or caregivers, formal school programs, and public health campaigns.

Sex Positive - Sexism - Consent - Self Control - Education Reform

Sex and Relationships Education is a form of sex education taught in UK schools. SRE focuses on exploring the emotional, social and physical aspects of growing up, having relationships, engaging in sex, and learning about human sexuality and sexual health. Young people learn about the nature of marriage and its importance for family life and bringing up children. Young people are protected from teaching and materials which are inappropriate, having regard to the age and the religious and cultural background of the pupils concerned. School governing bodies have regard for the guidance. Parents have the right to withdraw their child from all or part of SRE provided outside national curriculum science.

Relationship Education promotes practices and principles of premarital education, relationship resources, relationship restoration, relationship maintenance, and evidence-based marriage education.

Sex Education Curriculum is a sex education program encompassing the methods, materials, and assessments exercised to inform individuals of the issues relating to human sexuality, including human sexual anatomy, sexual reproduction, sexual intercourse, reproductive health, emotional relations, reproductive rights and responsibilities, abstinence, Safe Sex, birth control, and other aspects of human sexual behavior. Common sex education curricula include an abstinence-only approach, as well as a comprehensive approach, implemented in academia via the Internet, peer education, visual media, games, health care organizations, and school instruction. Sex Education in the United States (wiki).

Comprehensive Sex Education is a sex education instruction method based on-curriculum that aims to give students the knowledge, attitudes, skills and values to make appropriate and healthy choices in their sexual lives. The intention is that this understanding will prevent students from contracting sexually transmitted infections in the future, including HIV and HPV. CSE is also designed with the intention of reducing unplanned and unwanted pregnancies, as well as lowering rates of domestic and sexual violence, thus contributing to a healthier society, both physically and mentally. Comprehensive sex education ultimately promotes sexual abstinence as the safest sexual choice for young people. However, CSE curriculums and teachers are still committed to teaching students about topics connected to future sexual activity, such as age of consent, safe sex, contraception such as: birth control, abortion, and use of condoms. This also includes discussions which promote safe behaviors, such as communicating with partners and seeking testing for sexually transmitted infections. Additionally, comprehensive sex education curricula may include discussions surrounding pregnancy outcomes such as parenting, adoption, and abortion. The most widely agreed benefit of using comprehensive sex education over abstinence-only sex education is that CSE acknowledges the student population will be sexually active in their future. By acknowledging this, CSE can encourage students to plan ahead to make the healthiest possible sexual decisions. This ideology of arming students to most successfully survive their future sexual experiences underlies the majority of topics within CSE, including condoms, contraception, and refusal skills. Studies have found that comprehensive sex education is more effective than receiving no instruction and/or those who receive abstinence-only instruction.

Mixed-Sex Education is a system of education where males and females are educated together. Whereas single-sex education was more common up to the 19th century, mixed-sex education has since become standard in many cultures, particularly in Western countries. Mixed-sex education is also known as mixed-gender education, co-education, or coeducation, abbreviated to co-ed or coed. Unisex.

Teaching young students about safe sex should not influence them to have sex, just like teaching a young person to wear their seatbelt in a car does not make them believe that they can now drive a car. They know that they have to be a certain age and also be tested, so that they can prove that they have the knowledge and skill and know how to drive a car, or drive the human body. And every person needs to remember that driving a car is still dangerous even when you're old enough and you know how to drive. Just knowing how to do something doesn't remove all the risks involved. Knowing how to effectively do something only increases your chances of making a good decision and being successful in the choices you make. The key is to always keep learning. The key to the car is like the key to your brain, they both require knowledge and skill to operate effectively and efficiently.

Single Sex Education - Sex Education Website

Advocates for Youth Sex Education - Sexology

Lack of State Sex Ed Regulation puts students in danger of receiving harmful lessons, report finds. More states are cutting back on sex education that includes LGBTQ issues. In April 2022, NPR reported that legislators in more than a dozen states proposed bills that seek to prohibit schools from using a curriculum or discussing topics of gender identity or sexual orientation.
Lesbian and bisexual youth or those with both male and female partners experience a higher rate of unintended pregnancies when compared to their heterosexual peers. Don't let shame or stigma prevent you from caring for your sexual health.

What do young people think about their school-based sex and relationship education? A qualitative synthesis of young people's views and experiences.

Study Finds Girls Feel Unprepared for Puberty - Teen Pregnancies

Impact of education on women's fertility. The results affirm existing literature that women with a higher level of education tend to have lower fertility rates and also tend to have children at a later age.

Among U.S. high school students surveyed in 2015 - 41% had sexual intercourse. So less than half of U.S. teenagers aged 15 to 19 are having sex, a rate dramatically lower than it was a quarter-century ago. 30% had sexual intercourse during the previous 3 months, and, of these, 43% did not use a condom the last time they had sex. 14% did not use any method to prevent pregnancy. 21% had drunk alcohol or used drugs before last sexual intercourse. Only 10% of sexually experienced students have ever been tested for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

The Love Competition (vimeo)

Sex-Ed - Future of Sex Ed - National Sexuality Education Standards (pdf)

Our Whole Lives Sexuality Education Curricula.

The case for starting sex ed in kindergarten.

Sex Ed Conference - I Wanna Know - Sex Ed Resources

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Sex Education (HBO) (youtube)

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health

Momentumme is committed to educating and supporting people to develop a healthy and positive understanding of human sexuality and to give tools to foster thriving relationships for people with intellectual disabilities.

Relate with Katy Park - Michael Gill

Disability Workshops Addressing Sexuality with People with Developmental Disabilities.

Sex will have a very strong influence on your life. So the more you understand about this influence the better you can control it and enjoy it.

Is sex an instinct? Instinctual, but you still have control.

Sex has 5 main reasons, reproduction, pleasure, fantasy, experience and love. Sex can be for one reason or for a combination of reasons. There is pleasure from other kinds of stimulus. And there are people who do things just because it feels good. And then there are people who understand that something feels good because someone else is giving them pleasure, most likely because someone loves them. But if you have to steal affection, then that's not love, that's animalistic, like a dog f*cking the air, there's nothing there except for your delusion. But if there is someone there and someone else is involved? Someone might not like what you are doing. What if you masturbated and you did not like how you were doing it? And what if you did not stop masturbating because you did not listen to yourself? How f*cked up would you be?

The Facts of Life - The Birds and the Bees

Sex Talk is when an adult tries to explain sex to a younger person. Usually it's about the basic physiological functions involved in sex and reproduction. Often includes the details of sexual behavior. A sex talk is something unavoidable that must be taken seriously. But most adults know very little about sex, and often don't have a good enough friendship with a younger person in order to explain sex in a meaningful and honest way. So it's best that everyone reads this entire page first, and then have an open and honest discussion, without any judgment. Learn from each other.

Child Sexuality is an integral part of the development and maturation of children. A range of sensational, emotional and consequent sexual activities that may occur before or during early puberty, but before full sexual maturity is established. The development of child sexuality is influenced by social and cultural aspects; the perception of developing child sexuality is even more heavily influenced by cultural aspects. The concept of child sexuality also played an important role in the classical psychoanalysis.

Consent - Age doesn't make you an Adult, so what does? Rated R?

Sexuality Education for Children and Adolescents. Sexuality education is defined as teaching about human sexuality, including intimate relationships, human sexual anatomy, sexual reproduction, sexually transmitted infections, sexual activity, sexual orientation, gender identity, abstinence, contraception, and reproductive rights and responsibilities.

Sexual health access, education and acceptance.

Beyond Birds & Bees. How we teach our children about bodies, sex, relationships and equality. The Birds and the Bees (wiki)

Mature - Old Enough

Maturity is the period of time in your life after your physical growth has almost completely stopped and that you're almost fully developed as an individual. The dorsolateral prefrontal cortex of the Human Brain takes 20 years to develop. So intelligence is a life long process.

Maturity of the mind is the ability to respond to the environment according to the circumstances and the culture of the society that one lives in, as well as being aware of the correct time and location to behave, and knowing when and how to act. Adult development and maturity theories include the purpose in life concept, in which maturity emphasizes a clear comprehension of life's purpose, directedness, and intentionality, which contributes to the feeling that life is meaningful.

Mental Age - Intelligence - Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex

Youthful Indiscretion is a minor mistake made by a young person. Indiscretion is lacking good judgment or showing a lack of judgment or discretion; unwise.

Discretion is the trait of judging wisely and objectively so as to avoid embarrassment or distress. The freedom to act or judge on one's own. The power of making free choices unconstrained by external agencies.

Sexual Maturity is the age or stage when an organism can reproduce. Consent.

Puberty is the process of physical changes through which a child's body matures into an adult body capable of sexual reproduction.

How sleeping mammary stem cells are awakened in puberty. Scientists have discovered how the growth of milk-producing mammary glands is triggered during puberty. Sleeping stem cells in the mammary gland are awoken by a protein dubbed FoxP1, according to the research.

Adolescence is a transitional stage of physical and psychological development that generally occurs during the period from puberty to legal adulthood.

Age of Majority is the threshold of adulthood as recognized or declared in law. It is the moment when minors cease to be considered such and assume legal control over their persons, actions, and decisions, thus terminating the control and legal responsibilities of their parents or guardian over them. Most countries set the age of majority at 18, but some jurisdictions have a higher age and others lower. The word majority here refers to having greater years and being of full age as opposed to minority, the state of being a minor. The law in a given jurisdiction may not actually use the term "age of majority". The term typically refers to a collection of laws bestowing the status of adulthood. Those under the age of majority are referred to as minors and may be legally denied certain privileges such as voting, buying and drinking alcoholic beverages, buying tobacco or cannabis products, gambling, marrying, buying or owning firearms, owning property, entering into binding contracts, or getting full driving privileges. Age of majority should not be confused with the age of maturity, age of sexual consent, marriageable age, school-leaving age, drinking age, driving age, voting age, smoking age, gambling age, etc., which each may be independent of and set at a different age from the age of majority.

Emancipation of Minors is a legal mechanism by which a child or minor before attaining the age of majority is freed from control by their parents or guardians, and the parents or guardians are freed from any and all responsibility toward the child. Children before that age are normally considered legally incompetent to enter into contracts and to handle their own affairs. Emancipation overrides that presumption and allows emancipated children legally to make certain decisions on their own behalf. Depending on jurisdiction, a child may be emancipated by acts such as marriage, attaining economic self-sufficiency, obtaining an educational degree or diploma, or military service. In the United States, all states have some form of emancipation of minors. Even without a court proceeding, some jurisdictions will find a minor to be emancipated for purposes of making a decision in the absence of the minor's parents or guardians. For example, a child in most jurisdictions can enter into a binding contract to procure their own basic needs. However, in such cases where a child's needs are not provided for by a parent, a child will often be deemed a ward of the state and have a court-appointed guardian placed in the role of the parent

Minor is a person under a certain age, or under 18 years old or 16 years old.

Immature is having a lack of maturity or not fully developed mentally and physically. Not behaving in a sensible or responsible way. Has poor emotional regulation and has outbursts frequently and act impulsively in difficult situations. Can not analyze a situation properly because of a lack of control and impatience. An immature person tends to blame others when things go wrong, and feels like they need to put themselves first and be the center of attention. They have trouble learning from their mistakes.

Man-Child is a male who is socially and emotionally immature or an adult man who does not behave in a calm or serious and sensible way that you would expect from an adult. A child in a mans body.

Adult is a human or other organism that has reached sexual maturity, but not always mental maturity. A legal adult is a person who has attained the age of 18 years old and is therefore regarded as independent, self-sufficient, and responsible, but this is not always the case. Criminals.

Manhood is the state or period of being a man rather than a child. The qualities traditionally associated with men, such as courage, strength, and sexual potency.

Womanhood are the qualities considered to be natural to women or characteristic of a woman. The state of being a woman rather than a girl.

Coming of Age is a young person's transition from being a child to being an adult. It continues through the teenage years of life. The certain age at which this transition takes place changes in society, as does the nature of the change. It can be a simple legal convention or can be part of a ritual or spiritual event as practiced by many societies. In the past, and in some societies today, such a change is associated with the age of sexual maturity (early adolescence), especially menarche and spermarche. In others, it is associated with an age of religious responsibility. Particularly in western societies, modern legal conventions which stipulate points in late adolescence or early adulthood (most commonly 18-21 when adolescents are generally no longer considered minors and are granted the full rights and responsibilities of an adult) are the focus of the transition. In either case, many cultures retain ceremonies to confirm the coming of age, and stories that are told in film are called coming-of-age films. And likewise there are also coming-of-age comics. Enlightenment.

Rite of Passage is a ceremony of the passage which occurs when an individual leaves one group to enter another.

Sexual Ritual is sexual intercourse as an interaction ritual or as a ritual of love. It both creates and recreates a social tie that symbolizes compassion and a union of wisdom that gives a sense of ceremony and celebration. A unique set of symbolic gestures that can help lovemakers transform their lovemaking into a special and sacred act and become a mystical experience within one's own body. When you are in love with someone, you can see them as a divine being and have a tremendous outpouring of psychic energy and have total devotion and worship for this other person.

In order to acquire mental maturity you should understand these subjects. Self Smart - People Smart - Relationships - Social Intelligence - Intelligence - Know Thyself - Physical Health - Mental Health - Information Literacy - Media Literacy.

What if your Under Age Child starts thinking about Sex

An adult must first explain to a young person that they will answer all their questions and that they're not here to censor them or impeded their learning, or predetermine their intelligence. Sex for anyone, young or old, can cause physical harm and mental harm if the person is not prepared mentally or physically. "So please don't rush this." Rushing it will not make you a better person, or make your life more meaningful, or make you look cool, or will it make you understand sex more just because you experience it. You might think that sex will make you popular, but popularity has it's own dangers. Sex is more than a biological function, it's emotional and complicated. And these complications and particular emotions are better experience when you are older and more mature and more educated and knowledgeable about sex and about relationships and all the vulnerabilities that are associated with them. Having sex when you are to young could confuse you, embarrass you and it could also be very traumatic, which could cause more harm than good and also have negative effects on future relationships. Sex is a Risk, but when you are 16 and older, sex can also be an amazing journey and very beautiful, but it's not safe for kids or young minds or young bodies. So hey, at least you got one good thing to look forward to when you get older, kidding of course, there are millions of things to look forward to. Don't waste your time thinking about sex like previous generations, focus on the important knowledge, you'll thank me later. In other words....Explain to them that Sex is for Fully developed Adults, and this is why. Sex is not for people under the age of 16. Mostly because a 16 year old person is not fully developed yet, mentally or physically. And mental maturity is needed to cope with the dangers of sex. Mental maturity is also needed to help minimize the risks that are associated with sex. Not to say that you can't have sex, or that you can't get pregnant or catch a disease, it's just saying that you need to be more prepared, which takes time and takes education. And being prepared is a responsibility that you will need to have your entire life. Young adults must also understand their vulnerabilities and their weaknesses when it comes to pressure from friends, biological urges, media influences, and Aggression from others that forces you to do things that you do not want to do, which is not your fault. You must learn what actions and behavior will protect you from these unwarranted influences. Sex is for reproduction, sex is for bonding with someone you love, and sex is also for pleasure. And this pleasure, reproduction and bonding is more suited for the adult mind, an adult mind that fully understands the vulnerabilities of human life, and the adult mind that fully understands the temptations in life that can easily exploit an uneducated mind. And sadly these uneducated minds are everywhere, and not just among the children, these uneducated minds are also among most adults. So please wait till you have learned everything that you need to know. If not, you will make mistakes, with some of those mistakes drastically effecting your life in the most awful way you could ever imagine. I want you to enjoy sex, I just don't want sex to ruin your life, like it has for a lot of people, just look around you. Please be careful, Life doesn't have an Undo Button. It's better when you are young to focus more on friendships and save the relationships for after 16 or older. Relationships are more complicated, more responsible, more emotional, more difficult and relationships can be devastating and painful when the relationship ends. So there's a lot to learn. Even though relationships are a lot of work, it's great to feel loved, and it's great to share life experiences with someone you love. You will soon understand how extremely important friendships are. So learn about Relationships, and learn what it takes to have good Friendships. Enjoy the roller-coaster.

You have to learn the right things at the right time. In order to understand something accurately enough you need to learn a few things first, if you don't learn a few things first, then you could easily misunderstand things and make big mistakes.

Just saying that something is bad, or wrong, or a sin, does not explain enough. And just knowing who says it is not important, whether you say your father says it, or your mother says it, or God says it, or the leader says it, or an expert says it, what's important is knowing why it was said. There is no replacement for knowledge. Either you know something or you don't know something. If you can't explain something in a way that it's understood, then you should learn more about it, you should know most of the benefits, and know most of the dangers, and be able to accurately see in a side by side comparison, what the best choice is, and know why it is the best choice, and be able to explain it. Trying to pretend that you know something, is dangerous, and it's also a very ineffective way of teaching and learning. This is not to say that you might get lucky from time to time giving advice, and that advice would save someone from making a bad mistake, but everyone knows, it's better to know then it is to depend on luck, because you are not always that lucky. Saying that Ignorance is bliss is a lie, Intelligence is bliss, and that can be proven, just like ignorance is proof that you're an idiot. Touching.

Sexualized Behavior in young people is definitely a concern, but you first need to define sexual behavior verses inappropriate behavior. It may not be sexual, but a more a confused reality.

Beware of the TV, Magazines, and the News, they are not your friends, they are more about Manipulation then they are about Education and keeping you informed.

No Pressure - Sexual Slang (profanity)

Human Sex Drive is a person's overall sexual drive or desire for sexual activity. Sex drive is influenced by biological, psychological and social factors..

A lot of things in life may appear to be innocent or harmless, but everything has risks evolved. So you either minimize the risks and increase your safety by learning everything that you can, or you just avoid doing the activity and thus avoid any risk that is associated with that particular action. Play it safe, play it smart, or play something else.

If you're a child and an adult asks you what do you think or know about sex? Just answer that you are too young and that you don't waste time thinking about things that you know you shouldn't be doing, or do things that are not beneficial to you at this time in your life, instead you spend your time thinking about the things that you can do, things that are important, valuable and known to be enjoyable. There's a time and place for everything, and this is not the time, or the place. Capisci?

When it comes to desire, if you give in, you may have to give something up. So the more educated and knowledgeable you are, the better your chances will be in making good decisions, and, the better your chances will be that you will never feel tormented, or feel guilty, or feel like you have no control over your life, because you do. It's only a mistake if you keep making the same mistake over and over again. Learning = Power, Power = Freedom, Freedom = Potential, Potential = Control, Control = Endless Possibilities.

The moment that you stop feeling insecure about not doing interesting things that would impress your friends, is one of the most liberating moments in your life. You have to live your life, just don't do things to impress others, or do things to feel important or do things just to be popular. Experiences are important to have, just don't let your pursuit of experiences control you, Some experiences you still have to plan and prepare for, you still have to do research, and you still have to learn more and do a Risk Assessment. You should not feel bad about saying no, just apologize for not being ready. Not feeling comfortable is not an answer, just explain why you are not ready. Because when we can explain ourselves, we learn and we also teach. You're not being selfish when you're saying no, you're just saying no at this moment. What does your gut say? What does your common sense say? Even though you are responsible for your actions, mistakes happen. So please be careful. No regrets and no blame. You'll be ok. Remember be true to yourself. Be fearless, but be responsible. Be Aware, but be compassionate and be sensible. You care about your friends needs, just don't feel guilty or feel insecure about not being ready to fulfill those needs. Be honest. If my absence makes this experience more dangerous, then we should all wait. Don't judge your friends, and tell your friends not to judge you, learn from each other.

Consent - Not Being Pressured - No means No - Yes means Maybe

Consent occurs when one person voluntarily agrees of their own free will to the proposal or desires of another, as long as they're mature enough and are totally aware of the situation and are in sound mind with the capacity to think and reason and the ability to understand and self-manage oneself.

Underage - Peer Pressure - Sex Ed - Safe Sex - Sexual Harassment - Dating Dangers - Control Freak

Informed Consent is a process for getting permission based upon a clear appreciation and understanding of the facts, implications, and consequences of an action. To give informed consent, the individual concerned must have adequate reasoning faculties and be in possession of all relevant facts.

Affirmative Consent is a knowing, voluntary, and mutual decision among all participants to engage in sexual activity. Consent can be given by words or actions, as long as those words or actions create clear permission regarding willingness to engage in the sexual activity. Silence or lack of resistance, in and of itself, does not demonstrate consent. The definition of consent does not vary based upon a participant’s sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Permissible is something that may be permitted but follows certain rules. Something that is accepted, safe or allowed.

Permissive is something not strict in discipline and thus not preventive. To grant permission by lack of control or oversight.

Permission is giving someone the approval or a formal written authorization to do something. Saying yes and agreeing.

Grant is to give the right or permission to someone and allow them the opportunity to control.

Principles of Consent: Consent to any sexual act or prior consensual sexual activity between or with any party does not necessarily constitute consent to any future or other sexual act. Consent may be initially given but withdrawn at any time. Consent must be free of any coercion, intimidation, force, or threat of harm. A person initiating sexual activity is still responsible to obtain consent even if the person is under the influence of drugs or alcohol. When consent is withdrawn or cannot be given, sexual activity must stop. Consent cannot be given when a person is incapacitated. Incapacitation occurs when an individual lacks the ability to knowingly choose to participate in sexual activity. Incapacitation may be caused by the lack of consciousness or being asleep, being involuntarily restrained, or if an individual otherwise cannot consent. Depending on the degree of intoxication, someone who is under the influence of alcohol, drugs or other intoxicants may be incapacitated and therefore unable to consent.

How do I avoid being coerced into having sex when I'm not ready or willing? Self Defense.

Succumbed is to consent unwillingly or reluctantly, or to be fatally overwhelmed. Heat of Passion.

What if I say yes but then I change my mind and say no or stop? You have the right to revoke consent once it's been given. But this may not stop the person. So make sure that the person understands the fact that you have the right to change your mind, and that you will apologize for any inconvenience that it causes, just as long as they respect your wishes. So I'm saying yes for now, but if something doesn't feel right, then I want to stop.

Just because something is popular does not mean that it is good or right. Conformity - Social Influences.

Age of Consent is the age at which a person is considered to be legally competent to consent to sexual acts, and is thus the minimum age of a person with whom another person is legally permitted to engage in sexual activity. The distinguishing aspect of the age of consent laws is that the person below the minimum age is regarded as the victim, and their sex partner as the offender.

Implied Consent not expressly granted by a person, but rather implicitly granted by a person's actions and the facts and circumstances of a particular situation (or in some cases, by a person's silence or inaction).

Unanimous Consent is a situation in which no one present objects to a proposal. Fear or Ignorance?

Sex must be Consensual, if not, then its most likely to be exploitive or possibly destructive. And this is not to confuse "not being in the mood" with not being "sexual attracted to someone" or not even 'liking someone'. A relationship solely based on sexual attraction is hardly ever sustainable, especially if you don't have a sincere and honest relationship. You have to feel comfortable with someone and enjoy their company. You should also have similar interests, enjoy the same activities, and have similar goals and similar dreams. If you lack these similarities then you're most likely to be two people living separate lives, but being together. Each person also needs to know how to communicate effectively without implications or expectations. You should be with someone you can trust, someone who knows how to touch you, someone who knows how to kiss you, someone who knows how to talk to you, before and after intimacy. And the talking after part is the most important aspect of a relationship. Because if a relationship is not sincere and honest it is most likely to fail and could possibly be dangerous or destructive. If you are not able to make it on your own, then your dependency on relationships could put you in danger, especially if you're not with the right person.

Not Consensual

Rape is the lack of consent. A type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual penetration perpetrated against a person without that person's consent. The act may be carried out by physical force, coercion, abuse of authority or against a person who is incapable of giving valid consent, such as one who is unconscious, incapacitated, has an intellectual disability or is below the legal age of consent. Prostitution.

Marital Rape is non-consensual sex (i.e., rape) in which the perpetrator is the victim's spouse. It is a form of partner rape, domestic violence and sexual abuse.

Groping is Touching or fondling another person in an unwelcome sexual way using the hands.

Unwelcome is not liking something or being uncomfortable with something that does not feel good.

Sex Crimes - Dating Dangers

Control Freak describes a person who attempts to dictate how everything is done around them. The phrase was first used in the 1970s, an era when stress was laid on the principle of 'doing one's own thing' and letting others do the same.

Toxic Leadership - Micro-Management - Obsessive Compulsive - Megalomania

Try not to go against the grain, or fight the natural flows of life's energy. Premonition is a sense that everyone should learn to pay attention to. When something feels wrong, or when something feels like it's not quite right, it may be because something is wrong or not quite right. This is when the importance of knowledge becomes clear. We must learn to master our natural born abilities in order to effectively utilize them.

You should only ask for things or search for things, you should never force things or take things. Stealing is more than wrong, stealing is a sign that ignorance has destroyed your awareness and your connection to life. Ignorance has made a fool of many. The true joy of a gift, its true greatness, is when a gift comes naturally, like when it comes from someone's heart, as if it was the will of God or the will of the Universe.

Depending where you live in the world, when you reach a certain physical age you are given some rights, and you also lose some rights too.
16 years of age you're allowed to drive a car, Get married or register a civil partnership with consent, Drive a moped or invalid carriage, You can consent to sexual activity with others aged 16 and over, Drink wine/beer with a meal if accompanied by someone over 18, Get a National Insurance number, Join a trade union.
17-year-olds are not that much different from 16-year-olds. But 17-year-olds can be defined as 'arrested juveniles' and treated the same as children in the eyes of the law. This means that, if a young person aged 10-17 commits a crime, they will be: Dealt with by youth courts, Given different sentences to adults, Sent to special secure centers for young people, rather than adult prisons.
18 year olds are allowed to vote, even for presidents, Open a bank account, Buy cigarettes, Gamble or buy a lottery tickets, Get a tattoo, Get a piercing, Enlist in the army (which means that you can legally move out of your parents house), and Drink alcohol in most European countries and in Canada.
19 and 20 year olds are not that different than 18 year olds.
21 year olds can now Drink alcohol and Go to nightclubs, Change your driver's license, Rent a car, Adopt a child, and stay on your parent's health insurance plan even though they are socially considered to be no longer dependent on their parents.

Platonic Love is a term used for a type of love, or close relationship that is non-sexual.

Platonic is free from physical desire. Friendship.

Let's Not, and Say we Did Let's Not, and Say we Did indicates that the speaker does not agree with a proposed action, and does not wish to participate, but offers an alternative, to pretend that the action did take place, but only happened only in our minds. "I don't think so" meaning, let's take time to think about this. This is not just about the experience, this is about the freedom of choice and human rights. Both parties have to agree, if not, then there is no agreement. So if this is not about saving lives, then forcing is a crime, which is not about Love. Don't confuse instincts with reality. Kiss and Tell?

This is not about rejection, this is about mutual respect and awareness. I would rather focus on long term gratification then the immediate gratification.

Media Literacy - Social Influences - Self-Control - Control Freak

The effects of sexualized virtual selves (PDF)

There's a big difference between self-control and repression. Self-Control is when you understand human instincts and human urges but learn to control these influences on your behavior and your actions. Repression is being forced to deny information and knowledge, which causes confusion and the inability to understand your behaviors and actions. Repression also makes you vulnerable to disinformation, with most of the disinformation being created within yourself and not just from other people and the world around you.

Sexual Attitude Reassessment is a process-oriented, structured group experience to promote participants' awareness of their attitudes and values related to sexuality, and to assist them in understanding how these attitudes and values affect them professionally and personally.

Arousal Non-Concordance exists when genital response and arousal, the subjective experience of enjoying/desiring a sexual activity, differ. It turns out that all genital response tells us is that the genitals are reacting to something they’ve been conditioned to perceive as sexually relevant. Genital response tells us absolutely nothing about whether we are enjoying the situation, because arousal takes place in the brain, not in the genitals. In other words, genital response is an autonomic, trained physiological reaction that is not necessarily related to what we find sexually appealing. And at times, we may find something very sexually appealing—and our genitals do not respond at all. Perversion.

Incel or involuntary celibates, are members of an online subculture who define themselves as unable to find a romantic or sexual partner despite desiring one, a state they describe as inceldom.

Sexual Tension is a social phenomenon that occurs when two individuals interact and one or both feel sexual desire, but the consummation is postponed or never happens. A common scenario is where the two individuals function in proximity, such as co-workers or in a group of friends, but do not have sex to avoid awkwardness or for other reasons. Sexual tension doesn't have anything to do with the actual act of sex but is everything that leads up to it. Sexual tension can also occur when two individuals have previously had sexual relations and still feel an attraction towards each other, but do not wish to have sex again for fear of its effect on their current social situation (such as maintaining a relationship with a different partner). It can also be felt in situations when two individuals have a relationship devoid of physical contact, as in a long-distance relationship. Sexual tension often occurs between individuals when the relationship is close and often flirtatious, yet the two people involved adamantly deny their feelings for each other. Meanwhile, it can appear extremely obvious to other friends or co-workers that such tension is present between the two individuals. When people give in to sexual tension, the relationship can become complicated and awkward if no new relationship level is established, as the relationship that existed before is no longer valid.

Sexual Frustration is a sense of dissatisfaction stemming from a discrepancy between a person's desired and achieved sexual activity. It may result from physical, mental, emotional, social, and religious or spiritual barriers. It may also derive from not being satisfied during sex, which may be due to issues such as anorgasmia, anaphrodisia, premature ejaculation, delayed ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, or an incompatibility or discrepancy in libido. Sexual frustration can result from an individual's lacking one or more of the organs needed for achieving sexual release. This may occur when a male is born without a penis or has it removed, or when a female's clitoris is removed for cultural or medical reasons.

The truth about unwanted arousal: Emily Nagoski (video and text). "My genitals do not tell you what I want or like. I do." Just because your wife isn’t wet, this doesn’t mean she’s not interested in sex. Sex Lubrication (K-Y). She does not feel sexually interested or aroused but discovers to her horror that her genitals are responding. You can be unaroused mentally, but show physical signs of arousal. Just because a man has an erection, this doesn’t mean something turned him on mentally. Many women have experienced lying in bed with their husband, going through foreplay, and being very lubricated, but mentally not being there at all. We automatically assume that wet = aroused, both physically and mentally, and when that doesn’t happen, we assume that something is wrong. Either they’re not interested in sex right now, or worse, they’re not interested in us. If a wife is giving her husband oral or manual sex, for example, and he loses his erection, the assumption is that she’s not doing a good job, or at least that he’s not enjoying it. But, I know for a fact that this happens to a lot of men and they are absolutely loving the attention…there’s just this arousal non-concordance. It doesn’t mean he’s not enjoying it, and it doesn’t mean you aren’t doing a good job. He may be extremely aroused mentally, but physically just need something different.

Why Does Having Sex Change You?

Why does having sex make you believe that your world is better? Why does having sex make you believe that you're better than others? Is it a false confidence that comes from having an experience? Or is it that you feel better about yourself because you have something to brag about to your friends? Or is it an ego trip, or a power trip, or just a feeling of privilege? Why is self-discipline and self-control considered to be unnecessary when it comes to sex? Is it the lack of experience or the lack of knowledge? Why do I have the urge to smoke tobacco and drink alcohol after sex? Am I celebrating the wrong way? Why does having sex with someone change the relationship? Is it the lack of experience or the lack of knowledge? What should I do when things start to get weird or become too complicated? Should I learn to communicate better or just be more careful with people I become intimate with? What is this new level of closeness that is created by having sex? Is it a false sense of security or is it love? Why does sex produce change in some people while others feel no change at all? And how would I know when things change? Why does sharing something so special become so complicated? Is it that my perception changes or is it drugs or something else? Does the relationship have to change after experiencing sex? It depends on what changes you mean? How do I explain and communicate to someone that "I" have changed? Does it have to be change or be nothing? Yes we improve ourselves, yes we grow up, and yes we mature, but how do we know if we are growing up right?

Safe Sex - Birth Control - Disease Control

Safe Sex is sexual activity engaged in by people who have taken precautions to protect themselves and others against sexually transmitted infections or STIs, such as HIV. It is also referred to as safer sex or protected sex, while unsafe or unprotected sex is sexual activity engaged in without precautions, especially forgoing condom use.

Risk Aversion - Teen Pregnancies

There's more then just cooties out there. People who are sexually active should be tested for STD once a year.

Can safe sex be fun? Why is safe sex believed to be unnatural? Religion?

How do I learn safe sex? Why is safe sex so difficult to talk about? Great Sex - Trust.

Avoiding Sexually Transmitted Disease or STD's, Aids, Herpes, Chlamydia, Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and the Human Papilloma Virus to name a few.

STD Testing at Home - Prostitution - Sex Education (does not influence sex)

The Most Sexually Diseased Cities in the USA.

Human Immunodeficiency Virus or HIV AIDS, is a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections and cancers to thrive. Without treatment, average survival time after infection with HIV is estimated to be 9 to 11 years, depending on the HIV subtype. Infection with HIV occurs by the transfer of blood, semen, vaginal fluid, pre-ejaculate, or breast milk. Within these bodily fluids, HIV is present as both free virus particles and virus within infected immune cells.

More cases of sexually transmitted diseases were reported in 2020 than ever before. More than 1.5 million people were reported with chlamydia, the most common sexually transmitted disease (STD). Gonorrhea infects an estimated 820,000 American's each year, and doctors are worried about the increasing number of gonorrhea cases with antibiotic-resistant bacteria. 19 percent increase in syphilis cases, a 13 percent rise in gonorrhea and a 6 percent increase in chlamydia. Gay and bisexual men account for many of the new cases, and the biggest numbers are among young adults, especially those in their late teens and early 20s. "Half of all STDs occur in youth under age 20".

Teen Birth Rates - Pro-Choice

Party and Play or chemsex is the consumption of drugs to facilitate sexual activity. Sociologically, both terms refer to a subculture of recreational drug users who engage in high-risk sexual activities under the influence of drugs within groups.

Sleep Sex is characterized by an individual engaging in sexual acts while in non rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep. Sexsomnia, also known as sleep sex, is a distinct form of parasomnia, or an abnormal activity that occurs while an individual is asleep.

Abuse of some prescription drugs can be risk for college sexual assaults, regretted sex Romantic Remorse - Hookup Regret.

Hooking Up - Gay Sex

Non-Penetrative Sex is sexual activity that usually does not include sexual penetration. It generally excludes the penetrative aspects of vaginal, anal, or oral sexual activity, but includes various forms of sexual and non-sexual activity, such as frottage, mutual masturbation, kissing, or cuddling. Some forms of non-penetrative sex, particularly when termed outercourse, include penetrative aspects, such as penetration that may result from forms of fingering or oral sex.

Girls who use other birth control methods without using condoms makes them more vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections or STI's.

Growing antibiotic resistance forces updates to recommended treatment for sexually transmitted infections.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Billions of dollars in healthcare costs for treating STD's.

HIV/AIDS killed .47m people in 2010 and viral hepatitis killed 1.44m, more people in 117 of the 187 countries tracked by the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation

Safe Sex is sexual activity engaged in by people who have taken precautions to protect themselves against sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as HIV. It is also referred to as safer sex or protected sex, while unsafe or unprotected sex is sexual activity engaged in without precautions, especially forgoing condom use.

Peer Pressure - Safer Sex Guide 

Globally, an estimated two-thirds of the population under 50 are infected with Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1. More than 3.7 billion people under the age of 50, or 67% of the population, are infected with herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1).

On July 21st 2022, 96% of republican politicians voted no to keep birth control legal and allow access to contraceptives.

Condom Nick Names - The Rubber, the C**k Sock, the Goalie, the Love Glove, the Salami Sling, the Raincoat, the Safety Tool, the Willie Hat. Cover your stump before you hump. Don't be silly, protect your willy. If you're not going to sack it, go home and whack it.

How to put on a Condom (youtube)

Female Condom Demonstration (youtube)

Condom Use Instructions.

Condom Depot - Condoms (amazon) - Lelo Hex-Condoms.

The fact that a man would rather have a vasectomy instead of wearing a condom, just shows you that condoms need to improve. Maybe men should have a different surgery were the sperm does not come from the hole on the penis tip but from an area above or below the penis near the base.

Galactic Cap Condom on just the Tip (youtube)

450 Million Condoms are sold annually in the United States. Americans spend a total of $202 million on condoms each year with a 42.8% profit margin. 33.44 million Americans used condoms in 2020. Nearly 60% reported using a male method of contraception at last intercourse. Male condoms were used by 45.2% of men at last intercourse. More than 5 billion condoms worldwide are sold every year, with sales of more than 35 billion units in 2020. Niger had the lowest prevalence of condom use among men worldwide. Only four percent of its male population aged 15-49 years used condoms. Research shows that every year there are more than three million unintended pregnancies, and approximately 20 million people will contract an STI (half of those are between 15-24 year olds.
Sexually active women who used condoms had larger colonies of beneficial microbes in their vaginas, which preserve the natural flora of the vagina, and also helps to avoid Bacterial Vaginosis.

Women (body knowledge) - Men

LELO HEX - The World's First Re-Engineered Condom (youtube)

L. Condoms are made from the highest grade materials on earth without the harmful additives. For every condom you purchase, one is distributed in a developing country in need. Get love, give love.

Condoms made from this Native Australian Grass would be as thin as a human hair, but as strong as latex.

Condoms may be uncomfortable sometimes, but so are diseases and raising a child.

Stealthing is the intentional removal of a condom during sex without a partner's consent.

Teen Pregnancies, Abortions Plummet With Free Contraception.

Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) - Choice Project

Why are condoms better then birth control pills? What are the side effects?

Birth Control Methods- What other birth control methods are Safe?

Birth Control Methods used by Countries.
Diaphragm (wiki)
Contraceptive Implant (wiki)
Nexplanon (wiki)
Contraceptive Patch (wiki)
NuvaRing (wiki)
Progestin (wiki)
Spermatogenesis Inhibitor ?
Intrauterine Device (IUD) What is an IUD
Levonorgestrel is a manufactured hormone used in a number of birth control methods.
What is Emergency Contraception? (wiki)
Teen Pregnancy Prevention.

In 2023, raising a child from birth to the age of 18 now costs an average of $237,482 before going to college.

Pulling out early does not always work because Semen still comes out before ejaculation. Coitus Interruptus is a method of birth control in which a man, during sexual intercourse, withdraws his penis from a woman's vagina prior to orgasm and ejaculation and then directs his ejaculate or semen away from the vagina in an effort to avoid insemination, or the introduction of semen into the genital tract of a female.

Butter your Muffin is a euphemism for when a man pulls the penis out of the vagina during intercourse and ejaculates onto the outside of a woman's vagina. Muffin is slang for vigina.

Sperm calcineurin inhibition prevents mouse Fertility with implications for Male Contraceptive.

And having sex on your period or menstrual cycle is not a guarantee that you won't get pregnant either.

6 million pregnancies annually in the United States with 3 million pregnancies being unintended or not planned. And those 3 million unintended pregnancies account for the vast majority of the more than 1 million abortions annually performed in the United States.

Family Planning services are defined as "educational, comprehensive medical or social activities which enable individuals, including minors, to determine freely the number and spacing of their children and to select the means by which this may be achieved". Family planning may involve consideration of the number of children a woman wishes to have, including the choice to have no children, as well as the age at which she wishes to have them. These matters are influenced by external factors such as marital situation, career considerations, financial position, and any disabilities that may affect their ability to have children and raise them. If sexually active, family planning may involve the use of contraception and other techniques to control the timing of reproduction. Other aspects of family planning include sex education, prevention and management of sexually transmitted infections, pre-conception counseling and management, and infertility management. Family planning, as defined by the United Nations and the World Health Organization, encompasses services leading up to conception. Abortion is not considered a component of family planning, although access to contraception and family planning reduces the need for abortion. Family planning is sometimes used as a synonym or euphemism for access to and the use of contraception. However, it often involves methods and practices in addition to contraception. Additionally, there are many who might wish to use contraception but are not, necessarily, planning a family (e.g., unmarried adolescents, young married couples delaying childbearing while building a career); family planning has become a catch-all phrase for much of the work undertaken in this realm. Contemporary notions of family planning, however, tend to place a woman and her childbearing decisions at the center of the discussion, as notions of women's empowerment and reproductive autonomy have gained traction in many parts of the world. It is most usually applied to a female-male couple who wish to limit the number of children they have and/or to control the timing of pregnancy (also known as spacing children).

Women's Health

Percentage of people who never had children. Percentage of childless women in the United States in 2018. 96.9% of 15 to 19 years old are childless. 78.6% of 20 to 24 years old are childless. 54.2% of 25 to 29 years old are childless. 33.6% of 30 to 34 years old women are childless. Of the 92.2 million adults ages 55 and older in 2018, 15.2 million or 16.5% are childless, defined here as having no biological children. Measurement focuses on a person's desire to have children, not their ability. Whether by choice or by circumstance, many older adults do not have children. About two-in-ten (19%) say it's due to medical reasons, 17% say it's for financial reasons and 15% say it's because they do not have a partner. Childless couples tend to develop strong social relationships such as with friends and family, including nieces and nephews. Adult men, 40.5 percent have no biological children, 37.5 percent have between one and two children, and 22.0 percent have three or more children.

Celebrities Who Never Had Kids - Betty White, Dolly Parton, Helen Mirren, Oprah Winfrey, Jay Leno, Lily Tomlin, Renée Zellweger.

DINKs are dual-income couples with no kids, including new couples, empty nesters, gay married couples, and other childless couples.

Couples without children divorce more often than couples that have at least one child. Being Single.

Population Control is the practice of artificially maintaining the size of any population. It typically refers to the act of limiting the size of an animal population so that it remains manageable, as opposed to the act of protecting a species from excessive rates of extinction, which is referred to as conservation biology.

Depopulation is the rapid destruction of a population of animals in response to urgent circumstances with as much consideration given to the welfare of the animals as practicable. It is required when urgent circumstances threaten animal populations with consideration given to human safety and/or the environment.
A Lack of Women in Asia | DW Documentary (youtube) - Asia is missing around 170 million women: 70 million in India, 50 million in China, 20 million in Vietnam, 10 million in Korea. The result of population control policies imposed by the West. The fight for women as tradable commodities takes on a new dimension. With the growing surplus of men, crime rates are rising and threatening the internal stability of these nations.

Human Population Planning is the practice of intentionally controlling the rate of growth of a human population. Historically, human population planning has been implemented with the goal of increasing the rate of human population growth. However, in the period from the 1950's to the 1980's, concerns about global population growth and its effects on poverty, environmental degradation and political stability led to efforts to reduce human population growth rates. More recently, some countries, such as China, Iran, and Spain, have begun efforts to increase their birth rates once again. While population planning can involve measures that improve people's lives by giving them greater control of their reproduction, a few programs, most notably the Chinese government's "one-child policy and two-child policy", have resorted to coercive measures. Ford Foundation: Founder of Modern Population Control - World Population Plan of Action.

Sterilization is any of a number of medical methods of birth control that intentionally leaves a person unable to reproduce. Sterilization methods include both surgical and non-surgical, and exist for both males and females. Sterilization procedures are intended to be permanent; reversal is generally difficult or impossible. Eugenics.

Vasectomy is a surgical procedure for male sterilization or permanent contraception. During the procedure, the male vasa deferentia are cut and tied or sealed so as to prevent sperm from entering into the urethra and thereby prevent fertilization of a female through sexual intercourse. Vasectomies are usually performed in a physician's office, medical clinic, or, when performed on an animal, in a veterinary clinic—hospitalization is not normally required as the procedure is not complicated, the incisions are small, and the necessary equipment routine. After a vasectomy, your sex drive and ability remains intact and there is no change in your erections or on the feeling and sensation you have during ejaculation. Neither you nor your partner will notice a change in the ejaculate and in the orgasms. Research found that men usually had slightly higher libido and better orgasmic function after a vasectomy.

Tubal Ligation is a surgical procedure for female sterilization in which the fallopian tubes are permanently blocked or removed. This prevents the fertilization of eggs by sperm and thus the implantation of a fertilized egg. Tubal ligation is considered a permanent method of sterilization and birth control.

Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus. It may also involve removal of the cervix, ovaries (oophorectomy), Fallopian tubes (salpingectomy), and other surrounding structures. Usually performed by a gynecologist, a hysterectomy may be total (removing the body, fundus, and cervix of the uterus; often called "complete") or partial (removal of the uterine body while leaving the cervix intact; also called "supracervical"). Removal of the uterus renders the patient unable to bear children (as does removal of ovaries and fallopian tubes) and has surgical risks as well as long-term effects, so the surgery is normally recommended only when other treatment options are not available or have failed. It is the second most commonly performed gynecological surgical procedure, after cesarean section, in the United States. Nearly 68 percent were performed for benign conditions such as endometriosis, irregular bleeding, and uterine fibroids. It is expected that the frequency of hysterectomies for non-malignant indications will continue to fall given the development of alternative treatment options.

Compulsory Sterilization also known as forced or coerced sterilization, is a term used for government-mandated programs which bring about sterilization of people. Several countries implemented sterilization programs in the early 20th century. Although such programs have been made illegal in most countries of the world, instances of forced or coerced sterilizations persist.

The most proven and effective way to control over population is education. People who are highly educated have smaller families. But sadly the rich and powerful don't want people to be more educated because educated people are harder to manipulate and educated people are less likely to believe the lies.

Ovulation is the release of egg from the ovaries. In humans, this event occurs when the de Graaf's follicles rupture and release the secondary oocyte ovarian cells. After ovulation, during the luteal phase, the egg will be available to be fertilized by sperm. In addition, the uterine lining (endometrium) is thickened to be able to receive a fertilized egg. If no conception occurs, the uterine lining as well as blood will be shed during menstruation.

When should you or even should you visit planned parenthood?

Adolescent Maternity Program

Fertility Awareness refers to a set of practices used to determine the fertile and infertile phases of a woman's menstrual cycle. Fertility awareness methods may be used to avoid pregnancy, to achieve pregnancy, or as a way to monitor gynecological health.

Is safe sex really that intrusive or am I just giving into pear pressure or the fact that I’m selfish and can only perform sex under certain narrow minded conditions? Is it just me or am I just being stubborn and spoiled? I can still enjoy driving a car wearing a seatbelt, I can still enjoy the beach wearing suntan lotion, so I should be able to enjoy sex even if I have to wear a condom. If you care about yourself and you care about the person you are with, then you wear a condom.

Can masturbating with a condom make you more at ease with using a condom?

If a women helps you to put on condom for you, will you be more at ease with using a condom? Would this make you want to use a condom more? 

Unplanned pregnancies, single parents and foster children. .......this is sex education.....

Birth - Giving Birth - Pre-Mature Births - Toxins and Dangers to Babies.

If you can't take responsibility for an outcome you know is possible, then you either don't do it, or you do everything possible to minimize the risk. No one is saying that you can't do it, we are just saying that "Don't be Stupid about it."  Try to avoid making your life more complicated then it needs to be. Learning = Power, Power = Freedom, Freedom = Potential, Potential = Control, Control = Endless Possibilities.

Abstinence - The Safest Sex is No Sex

Abstinence is a self-enforced restraint from indulging in bodily activities that are widely experienced as giving pleasure. Most frequently, the term refers to sexual abstinence, or abstinence from alcohol, drugs, or food. Because the regimen is intended to be a conscious act, freely chosen to enhance life, abstinence is sometimes distinguished from the psychological mechanism of repression. The latter is an unconscious state, having unhealthy consequences.

Program Yourself - Mindful - Self Control - Adaptation - Incentives - Addictions

Just Saying No to sex or just saying no to drugs is inadequate, it's also an extremely poor teaching method. You need to explain the dangers and the vulnerabilities of risky behavior without violating human rights and freedoms. Providing sex education and valuable knowledge will always be more effective and more productive than threats of retaliation or increased regulations.

Sexual Abstinence is the practice of refraining from some or all aspects of sexual activity. Abstinence may be coerced or voluntary when an individual chooses not to engage in sexual activity due to moral obligations, medical reasons, psychological reasons, legal reasons, financial reasons, health risks, disease, unplanned pregnancies, religious beliefs or philosophical reasons, to name a few. Asexuality is distinct from sexual abstinence; and celibacy is sexual abstinence generally motivated by factors such as an individual's personal beliefs or religious beliefs. Sexual abstinence before marriage is required in some societies by social norms, or, in some countries, even by laws, and is considered part of chastity.

Turning Japanese - The Vapors (youtube).

Platonic is being intimate and affectionate with someone but not sexual, or without having sexual or romantic feelings. Platonic love is a type of love that is distinctly nonsexual and nonromantic while still being deep, close, and meaningful. Beyond a simple friendship, platonic love describes a bond that's defined by heartfelt connection, intimacy, and care.

Abstinence-Only Sex Education is a form of sex education that teaches not having sex outside of marriage. It often excludes other types of sexual and reproductive health education, such as birth control and safe sex. Comprehensive sex education, by contrast, covers the use of birth control and sexual abstinence. Peer Pressure.

Virginity is the state of a person who has never engaged in sexual intercourse. There are cultural and religious traditions that place special value and significance on this state, predominantly towards unmarried females, associated with notions of personal purity, honor and worth. Like chastity, the concept of virginity has traditionally involved sexual abstinence. The concept of virginity usually involves moral or religious issues and can have consequences in terms of social status and in interpersonal relationships. Although virginity has social implications and had significant legal implications in some societies in the past, it has no legal consequences in most societies today. The term virgin originally only referred to sexually inexperienced women, but has evolved to encompass a range of definitions, as found in traditional, modern and ethical concepts. Heterosexual individuals may or may not consider loss of virginity to occur only through penile-vaginal penetration, while people of other sexual orientations often include oral sex, anal sex or mutual masturbation in their definitions of losing one's virginity. The social implications of virginity still remain in many societies and can have varying effects on an individual's social agency. Platonic Love.

Sexual Inhibition is a conscious or subconscious constraint or curtailment by a person of behavior relating to specific sexual matters or practices, a discussion of sexual matters or viewing certain sexual material. To some extent such inhibitions may arise from cultural and social influences and conditioning, as well as from personal factors, including sexual orientation. In most partner relationships, the level of inhibition tends to decrease the higher the level of trust that develops between the partners. Such inhibitions also tend to decrease with improvements in a person’s confidence in their sexuality. A person may take a drug, such as alcohol, to reduce their level of inhibition. Though a person can be regarded as being sexually inhibited if they irrationally fear of or are excessively averse to any sexual practice or discourse, the term is normally not applied to a person who refrains from certain sexual activities on moral and rational grounds (such as desire to avoid pregnancy or contracting a disease) or due to a psychological disorder. A person may also refrain from sexual activity with a particular person by choice or because of a simple disliking of that person, for whatever reason. The person whose advances are rejected may dismiss the rejection as being due to a sexual inhibition. On the other hand, a person may be regarded as having low sexual inhibitions when they welcome a variety of non-conventional erotic practices. Hypersexuality is typically associated with lowered sexual inhibitions, and alcohol and some drugs can affect a person's social and sexual inhibitions.

Celibacy is the state of voluntarily being unmarried, sexually abstinent, or both, usually for religious reasons. It is often in association with the role of a religious official or devotee. In its narrow sense, the term celibacy is applied only to those for whom the unmarried state is the result of a sacred vow, act of renunciation, or religious conviction. In a wider sense, it is commonly understood to only mean abstinence from sexual activity. Safe Sex.

Chastity is also known as purity, which is a virtue related to temperance or avoiding excesses. Someone who is chaste, refrains from sexual activity considered immoral or any sexual activity, according to their state of life. In some contexts, for example when making a vow of chastity, chastity would mean the same as celibacy.

Prolife - Prochoice

Prolife is someone who is against abortions and against a women's right to choose. Prochoice is someone who is for a women's right to choose. Pro-Education is someone who is for educating people enough so they are intelligent enough to make good decisions and be smart enough to avoid making costly mistakes. When schools have sex education programs and teach safe sex, it lowers abortion rates. When teens have access to the free birth control of their choice, abortion rates plummet. The analysis also found that abortion rates are down worldwide, from 40 per 1,000 women in 1994 to 35 per 1,000 women by 2014. However, the decrease is concentrated mostly in the developed world, where the rate declined from 46 abortions per 1,000 women to 27 per 1,000.

There has been an overall decline in the absolute number of abortions over the last 30 years, mostly because of more people having access to a better quality safe sex education. Another reason for the decline in the number of abortions is the increased access to contraception and longer-acting forms of birth control, such as IUDs or surgery. There has also been a decline in sexual activity overall, mostly because more people are more aware of the risks that are involved in having unprotected sex, with another reason being that it is difficult to find the right person to be with, which is why more people are single. On average, 57% of women getting abortions are in their 20s. Around 61% of women getting abortions are already parents and the majority have low incomes, according to the CDC.

64K women and girls became pregnant due to rape in states with abortion bans, study estimates. Texas teen birthrate rose for first time in 15 years after abortion ban, largely affecting Latinas.

Prochoice should not be about protecting irresponsible people, prochoice should be about protecting mothers, before and after and not just during. We should not increase mortality rates just because men don't want to wear a condom or because women don't use birth control. If we can be more focused on safe sex, then women would not be forced to make a choice. And sometimes women don't even have a right to choose when men make the choice for them, like with problem transference. The women decides what is best for her body and her baby, and not just for her life. Women who seek abortion did not choose to be pregnant. Their choice not to be pregnant was taken from them by a man who was irresponsible and by a society that is irresponsible when it comes to sex education. If a man or a women can't be responsible when having sex, then they will most likely not be a responsible parents.

Making abortion illegal does not stop women from having abortions, it stops women from having safe abortions. If a women does not want to give birth to a baby, its best that we let her make that decision. Society already has too many unwanted children, too many unloved children and too many dying children. But try to explain that to religious terrorists. These hypocrites are to busy being selfish and narrow minded to see reality as it really is. These lying scumbag republicans pass laws that reduce child care support and new mother support, but feel it necessary to force women to have children that republicans don't want or care about. So republicans want to force women to have babies just so that republicans can kill the babies themselves. The people who are against abortion are attacking the people who are doing the most to reduce the number of abortions, which makes anti-abortionists psychotic and contradictory. Pretending that prohibition works is like pretending that the death penalty stops murders. This is why improving education is so extremely important. Having ignorant people pretending to be prolife, when in reality they are increasing the death rate and reducing the quality of life for millions of people, is a total fraud. Your arguments are mostly based on lies. Your pathetic attempts to solve social problems is actually making things worse. You're more pro-death than pro-life.

Wyoming fails to ban abortion because they added an amendment to their state constitution saying that ‘competent adults can make their own healthcare decisions’ in response to Obamas Affordable Healthcare Act back in 2012.

No one should have to be forced to make a hard decision, it's not fair. But in order to avoid these life or death situations, we need to fix this problem where it starts, which is at the top. If governments make good decisions at the top, then people will not be forced to make hard decisions at the bottom. Politicians make bad decisions that kill thousands of people everyday. And one of those bad decisions is not making sex education mandatory and part of the standard curriculum in every school. We need sexually competent people who understand sex and understand all the responsibilities that surround sexual behavior. We should not have under-educated people who are a risk to themselves and a risk to other people. We have no need for sexual deviants or uncontrollable behaviors. Humans are born to be intelligent. But a human can't become intelligent unless they have access to the necessary resources, like a high quality education and valuable knowledge and information that is always available, and also shared throughout all media outlets. This way a person can educate themselves continually throughout their entire life. Sexual Intelligence 101.

One reason why education needs drastic improvements is abortion. My heart goes out to all women, because this is no doubt one of the hardest decisions a women has to make. I wish that men would be more responsible and respectable towards women and just wear a condom or practice safe sex, and I wish that women would be more responsible and respectable towards themselves and practice birth control and self-control, and ask the man to wear a condom, but of course it's not that simple, and blaming someone doesn't help. A women and the man should ask this question before having unprotected sex, "if I get pregnant, will I have the baby?" We need more education and less regulation. Because as history clearly shows, regulation and intimidation does not work, it does not solve our problems, it only makes our problems worse. So we need more education and less legislation because education has been clearly documented as being the greatest determining factor in improving life for everyone. I'm Prolife, as most Prochoice people are. But I'm not going to tell a women what she should do with her life, or would I back any law that would tell a women what she should do. People who hide behind the word pro-life in order to force their beliefs on women, or to intimidate women, are acting more like pro-idiots then they are pro-lifers. The hearts of pro-lifers may be in the right place but they are clearly not using their brains. If you are truly prolife then you should be helping to feed starving children, helping children with diseases, helping homeless children, helping abused children, helping children who have no parents, and you should also be helping to educate children so they learn to respect themselves and learn to respect others, and learn about the dangers of life so they can avoid having to make life or death decisions. Intimidating pregnant women is not going to help them. Women need our love and support, as all children do. Women should see pregnancy as a blessing as most women do. But if a women feels that her pregnancy is not a blessing, then she needs our help and our support, she does not need our guilt or our regrets. I see a future where all women will feel blessed to be pregnant, and they will give birth because they're educated, healthy and full of love. And if a women decides not to give birth, it will not be because she was threatened or coerced, it will be because it was thought to be the right decision for her and her baby at that time. Safe Sex solves this problem, but only when people are also educated to the highest degree.

Republicans love to blame other people for the problems they caused and use those same problems as their reasoning for being abusive, which is a total contradiction to the truth. Republicans are just lying to everyone because they don't have a valid argument. Republicans deny abortion rights to defraud gullible voters of their money and to win their votes. Republicans don't care about abortion, or care about the rights of people or care about mothers or care about women's health, or do they care about the millions of American children in poverty, or care about child abuse, or care about rape victims, or care about single moms, or do they care about families, or care about the millions without healthcare, or care about the millions without a place to live, or care about the millions without a jobs or care about the millions forced to work without a living wage, or care about democracy, or care about people with disabilities. Republicans don't care about people who suffer and die because of their greed and toxic leadership. Republicans don't want to help people, republicans just want to hurt people by spending all their time and energy stopping people from getting help. Making people suffer is what republicans do. They are religious charlatans who mostly pass laws that threaten peoples rights, instead of protecting peoples rights. Republicans don't solve problems, republicans make problems worse and then they blame other people for the damage they caused. Republicans want people to believe that being a ignorant scumbag is normal behavior, which it is not. These republican criminals only care about money and votes that keep them in power so they can protect wealthy criminals. Republicans love guns and love seeing children being murdered by guns. Republicans love pollution and love seeing people die and get injured from pollution. Republicans love slave labor and love seeing families struggle to feed their children and make ends meet. Republicans love unhealthy food and love seeing the deaths and health problems caused by unhealthy foods. Republicans love protecting corporate criminals and politicians but don't like protecting the victims of crimes. Republicans love dumbing down education but don't take any responsibility for the damage that ignorance does to America and to the rest of the world. Republicans love money and power, but they don't love people or love the world that we all share. Republican politicians are just taking advantage of people who don't know enough or understand certain things, things that politicians can exploit. Republicans lie and commit fraud as if they are above the law. Republicans have no morals, they are selfish, egotistical, narrow-minded psychopaths. And naive right-wing people allow republicans to be representatives by voting for them. They only thing that republicans represent is hate and abuse. Republicans show us how the lack of empathy can destroy everything that is good about being human. Republican voters have to stop being patsy's for wealthy criminals and start being responsible citizens, because we are all in this together. Everyone is good people, and most of the people I meet confirms this. But we do have a few bad apples, and we know that eating bad apples is not good for you, just ask Adam and Eve. Eating the fruit from the tree of knowledge of good and evil has its risks, because if you choose the evil fruit, or metaphorically go down the wrong path or make a bad decision, there will be consequences. So you need to be careful about what you do. This is why God forbid Adam and Eve from eating from the tree of knowledge, because God knew that they were too young and did not know enough in order to choose wisely, which is still the case today, even in our modern day society of 2022.

Restricting abortions is causing men and women to sterilize themselves. Another reason why teaching safe sex and teaching sex education is so extremely important.

When you pretend to take responsibility for an unborn child, but at the same time, you don't take responsibility for the women who gives birth to every child earth, then you are a liar and a fraudster. Disrespecting women is not pro-life, threats, harassment and slander is just basic terrorism. You can't pretend to be good, you have to prove that you are good by measuring the value of the good things you do. You can't make up your own math or create your own loopholes that only lead back to your fantasy world. Most people live in reality, and if you don't want to join that reality, then you can't force your contradictory fantasies on other people, especially when those people are not part of your fantasy world. It doesn't make sense. You need to have a meaningful conversation with the rest of society. You need to stop these attacks and start working on diplomacy. If you are good, then you should be capable of having a good conversation. God gave us the ability to communicate, its time to use this gift. Everyone has confessions to make, and we will forgive, just as long as everyone can work together and stop working against each other.

When it comes to certain religious people and certain people in power, you have to ask them, "what is your obsession with abuse and punishment?" When a child does something wrong, you just don't hit a child and scream at a child because they did something wrong, you explain to a child why something is wrong. It seems that religious people are on a power trip in the same way that people with authority can be a on a power trip. Power can corrupt the mind. This is why bad laws exist. These egomaniacs who are high on power get joy from telling people what to do by passing abusive laws instead of improving education. This behavior is sadistic and not godly in any way, shape or form. And religious people don't want to be held accountable or be responsible for the harm they cause. There are serious flaws in their reasoning. And these flaws come from ignorance and not just from misinterpretation of religious beliefs. Religious people pretend to know things instead of proving that they know things. And proving things is the reason why many people have rights and freedoms and have technologies and luxuries. The reason why humans have advanced and developed so much in the last 500 years is because people worked hard to make things better, and not just by believing that things will get better, but by proving that things can be better by making their ideas come to life. Dear religious people, "making things worse is not making things better. We are not supposed to go backwards, we need to keep moving forward." The present moment and the future has many difficult challenges, so we must learn how to solve our problems. We just can't naively believe that our problems will just go away if we just abuse and punish people more. That is just pure evil and psychotic and not religious at all.

Like with the republican controlled America, Japans government has struggled to make society more inclusive for children, women and minorities. Because of outdated social and legal systems surrounding family issues, younger Japanese are increasingly reluctant to get married and have children. The policies in Japan have been made as if there were no women or children. Male chauvinism has also contributed to the low birthrate. The gap between men and women in Japan is one of the world’s worst. The number of newborns last year was a record low 810,000, down from 2.7 million just after the end of World War II.

George Carlin- On abortion and pro life supporters (youtube)

Republican Politicians use prolife and prochoice to divide people and to keep people distracted. Republicans always have hidden agendas.

A 16 year old can't adopt a child because they are not mature enough or financially stable, but for some strange reason, a 16 girl can be forced to have a child if she becomes pregnant because abortion is not acceptable. Hypocrisy.

Threats and punishment or laws and fear mongering doesn't keep people from making mistakes, it never has. Prohibition was a failure. In 2016, 19 states passed more than 60 restrictions on abortion. And 2017 is starting to offer more of the same: Kentucky passed a bill banning abortion after 20 weeks and Arkansas just passed a law that allows a man to stop his wife from having an abortion if he is the father of the fetus. Restrictive laws don’t actually seem to reduce abortion rates. Instead, they are linked to unsafe abortions, which put women at risk of serious health problems and even death. States that emphasize abstinence-only programs have the highest rates of teen pregnancy and teen birth. Being prolife is being prochoice and being prochoice is being prolife. Shaming people, bullying people or threatening people will never cure people of their ignorance, so it will not help people or change people. Only a high quality education can help people and change people for the better. Punishment doesn't always teach people the difference between right from wrong, only a good education can teach people the difference between right from wrong. Pro-Life, but not Pro-Women's Life, and women are the reason why you're alive, so you're not really prolife, you're a contradiction. If prolifers don't care about the life of a women, how can they claim to be prolife? How many abandoned children have you helped? How many orphans have you helped? how many abused children have you helped? How many starving children have you helped? How many children with diseases have you helped? How many children born with deformities have you helped?

Abortion Doulas is someone who is trained to provide emotional support and information to women and non-binary people who are navigating abortion. That could mean holding someone's hand during the procedure or lending an ear as they talk through whether or not to terminate a pregnancy. An abortion doula provides support before, during, and after an abortion, from driving a client to the clinic. An abortion doula is someone who provides emotional, physical, and informational support during and after a surgical abortion. Abortion doulas aren't midwives or medical practitioners. Abortion doulas services can be available for free or on a sliding scale, and some can charge between $200 and $800.

If we can just teach a man how not to impregnate a women who does not want to get pregnant, then women wouldn't have to make a choice. Maybe instead of penalizing women for something that a man did, we should just make it against the law for a man to have sex without a condom. The Man must have a written "contract of consent and responsibility" from a women if he wants to have sex without a condom. If not, then they both risk getting a fine. The fines will be used to pay for sex education. If you cannot enjoy sex safely, then you should not have sex at all. And if you believe that a condom reduces the pleasure of a sexual experience, then you obviously don't know enough about sex, so don't have sex until you learn enough about sex and know how to enjoy sex fully and safely. And you should also know about the things that are risky and reckless. Knowing what to do is just as important as knowing what not to do. Awareness comes from knowledge. And education is your responsibility, no one else's. A mans decision not to wear a condom should not be more important than a women's decision about her life and about the life of her child. How a mans penis feels during sex is not more important than a woman's life or more important than a child's life. Men have choice to wear a condom. But when men don't wear a condom, they force women to make a choice. Men have choice to be a responsible father. But when men make the choice not be a responsible father, then they force women to make a choice. Men have choices, but hypocrites don't want women to have choices. A double standard that is so abusive to women and children, its criminal.

Planned Parenthood v. Casey in 1992 was a landmark United States Supreme Court case regarding abortion. In a plurality opinion, the Court upheld the constitutional right to have an abortion that was established in Roe v. Wade in 1973, but altered the standard for analyzing restrictions on that right, crafting the undue burden standard for abortion restrictions. (505 U.S. 833).

Roe v. Wade - Roe v. Wade Documentary (youtube)

Legal Precedent - Settled Law

Do Prolife Groups Really Protect the Unborn? - Assisted Suicide

Viability Standard or the viability of a fetus means having reached such a stage of development as to be capable of living, under normal conditions, outside the uterus. A viable pregnancy is one in which the baby can be born and have a reasonable chance of survival. By contrast, a nonviable pregnancy is one in which the fetus or baby has no chance of being born alive. Premature Birth.

Abortion Trigger Laws in the United States or pre-Roe bans on abortion, would make abortion illegal in the state if Roe v. Wade were overturned. In the United States, twelve states — Arkansas, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah have trigger laws that would automatically ban abortion in the first and second trimesters if the landmark case Roe v. Wade were overturned. Illinois formerly had a trigger law (enacted in 1975), but repealed it in 2017. Also, eight states — Alabama, Arizona, Michigan, West Virginia, and Wisconsin as well as the already mentioned Arkansas, Mississippi and Oklahoma, still have their unenforced pre-Roe abortion bans on the law books. Those laws are not currently enforceable due to Roe, but could be enforced if Roe were overturned.

Instead of the Mourning after Pill or Plan B, How about "The Day Before Pill", a pill in the form of knowledge and information that protects you from not being aware of choices, options and responsibilities. This way you make far fewer mistakes and not have to feel like an ignorant moron. So you wake up the next day, you will be extremely happy because you made no mistake the day before. We'll call the pill "Education Plan A Pill" and we will make it free to everyone. No side effects, no guilt and no problems. Just more happiness and more potential.

Women's Health

Ever since Texas passed HB2 in 2013, at least 100,000 Texas women—and as many as 240,000—between the ages of 18 and 49 have attempted to self-induce abortions, according to a report released today by the Texas Policy Evaluation Project (TxPEP).

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Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP Laws)

Study Finds Women Who Want Abortions Are Often Given Misleading Information (PDF)

Nearly half of all abortions worldwide are unsafe, and nearly all unsafe abortions (98%) occur in developing countries. In developing world, 56% of all abortions are unsafe, compared with just 6% in developed regions. In 2008, six million abortions were performed in developed countries and 38 million in developing countries, a disparity that largely reflects population distribution. Of the 55.7 million abortions that occurred worldwide each year between 2010–2014, the researchers estimated that 30.6 million (54.9%) were safe, 17.1 million (30.7%) were less safe and 8 million, (14.4%) were least safe.

1 in 5 American women won't be having a biological child -- some by choice, some by chance.

A Texas state-funded crisis pregnancy centers gave medical misinformation and false information in order to discourage women from getting abortions. Across the U.S., more than 2,500 crisis pregnancy centers or CPCs provide free services and counseling for women struggling with unplanned pregnancies. They outnumber abortion clinics 3 to 1 nationwide. When two NBC News producers visited state-funded CPCs in Texas to ask for counseling, counselors told them that abortions caused mental illness and implied abortions could also cause cancer and infertility. The centers, which are often faith-based, frequently get funding from religious groups and individual donors, but many also depend partly on taxpayer dollars. The Texas facilities are not licensed medical providers, though some women report believing they are.

Complications of Pregnancy are health problems that are related to pregnancy. Complications that occur primarily during childbirth are termed obstetric labor complications, and problems that occur primarily after childbirth are termed puerperal disorders. Severe complications of pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium are present in 1.6% of mothers in the US, and in 1.5% of mothers in Canada. In the immediate postpartum period (puerperium), 87% to 94% of women report at least one health problem. Long-term health problems (persisting after six months postpartum) are reported by 31% of women. In 2016, complications of pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium resulted globally in 230,600 deaths, down from 377,000 deaths in 1990. The most common causes of maternal mortality are maternal bleeding, postpartum infections including maternal sepsis, hypertensive diseases of pregnancy, obstructed labor, and pregnancy with abortive outcome, which includes miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, and elective abortion. There is no clear distinction between complications of pregnancy and symptoms and discomforts of pregnancy. However, the latter do not significantly interfere with activities of daily living or pose any significant threat to the health of the mother or baby. Still, in some cases, the same basic feature can manifest as either a discomfort or a complication depending on the severity. For example, mild nausea may merely be a discomfort (morning sickness), but if severe and with vomiting causing water-electrolyte imbalance it can be classified as a pregnancy complication (hyperemesis gravidarum).

Maternal Mortality jumped during COVID-19 pandemic. Analysis shows that Black and Hispanic mothers bore the greatest burden. Researchers compared maternal mortality data from 2018-March 2020, when the pandemic began, to April-December 2020. Overall, they found large increases in maternal death (33%) and late maternal deaths (41%) after March 2020 compared with before the pandemic, and conspicuous increases among Black and Hispanic mothers. The COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts have taken a disproportionate toll on American mothers who were pregnant or just gave birth. Maternal mortality (i.e., deaths during pregnancy or in the early postpartum period) increased by 18% in 2020, according to data from the National Center for Health Statistics, exceeding the ~16% increase in overall US mortality in 2020. Yet according to a new analysis from the University of Maryland and Boston University, the maternal death rate after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic was even higher, and disproportionately impacted Black and non-white Hispanic mothers.

Ectopic Pregnancy is a pregnancy in which the fetus develops outside the uterus, typically in a fallopian tube. The fertilized egg can't survive outside the uterus. If left to grow, it may damage nearby organs and cause life-threatening loss of blood. Symptoms include pelvic pain and vaginal bleeding. To prevent complications, treatment is needed. In the early stages, medications may be sufficient. Later stages require surgery.

Christen Reighter, from a young age, knew she didn't want kids, in spite of the insistence of many people (including her doctor) who told her she'd change her mind. In this powerful talk, she shares her story of seeking sterilization -- and makes the case that motherhood is an extension of womanhood, not the definition. Women reported that medical practitioners were often condescending and dismissive of their motivations.

Medical Paternalism is a set of attitudes and practices in medicine in which a physician determines that a patient's wishes or choices should not be honored. These practices which were current up to the early to mid 20th century, and were characterized by a paternalistic attitude, surrogate decision-making and a lack of respect for patient autonomy. It is almost exclusively undertaken with the intention of benefiting the patient, although this is not always the case. In the past, paternalism was considered an absolute medical necessity, as there was little to no public understanding of medical procedures and practices. However, in recent years, paternalism has become limited and blind faith in doctors' decisions has come to be frowned upon. By the end of the 20th century and into the 21st, paternalistic medicine was increasingly seen as inappropriate in the West with guidance from professional bodies such as the General Medical Council indicating that it is ethically unsupportable.

Compulsory Sterilization also known as forced or coerced sterilization, programs are government policies which attempt to force people to undergo surgical or other sterilization. The reasons governments implement sterilization programs vary in purpose and intent. In the first half of the 20th century, several such programs were instituted in countries around the world, usually as part of eugenics programs intended to prevent the reproduction of members of the population considered to be carriers of defective genetic traits. Epigenetics.

Intact Dilation and Extraction is a surgical procedure that removes an intact fetus from the uterus. The procedure is used both after late-term miscarriages and in late-term abortions. It is also known as intact dilation and evacuation, dilation and extraction (D&X, or DNX, disfavored term), and, in United States federal law, as partial-birth abortion.

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Birth Control Sabotage is threats or acts of violence against a partner's reproductive health or reproductive decision-making and is a collection of behaviors intended to pressure or coerce a partner into becoming a parent or ending a pregnancy. Reproductive coercion is a form of domestic violence, also known as intimate partner violence, where behavior concerning reproductive health is used to maintain power, control, and domination within a relationship and over a partner through an unwanted pregnancy. It is considered a serious public health issue. This reproductive control is highly correlated to unintended pregnancy. The three forms of reproductive coercion are pregnancy pressure, pregnancy coercion, and birth control sabotage; they can exist independently or occur simultaneously. If a woman does not comply with her partner's wishes, her partner may act out violently against her, which is a common response. Around 10% of U.S. men reported ever having an intimate partner who tried to get pregnant when they did not want to or stopped them from using birth control. Around 9% of U.S. women reported having an intimate partner who tried to get them pregnant when they did not want to or refused to use a condom. Catholicism (wiki).

Female Foeticide is the practice of terminating a pregnancy based upon the predicted sex of the infant.

Feticide is an act that causes the death of a fetus.

Infanticide is the intentional killing of infants.

Neonaticide is the deliberate act of a parent murdering their own child during the first 24 hours of life.

Familicide is a type of murder or murder-suicide in which a perpetrator kills multiple close family members in quick succession, most often children, relatives, spouse, siblings, or parents. In half the cases, the killer lastly kills themselves in a murder-suicide.

Sex-Selective Abortion is the practice of terminating a pregnancy based upon the predicted sex of the infant. The selective abortion of female fetuses is most common where male children are valued over female children, especially in parts of East Asia and South Asia (particularly in countries such as People's Republic of China, India and Pakistan), as well as in the Caucasus, and Western Balkans. Sex selective abortion was first documented in 1975, and became commonplace by the late 1980s in South Korea and China and around the same time or slightly later in India. Sex-selective abortion affects the human sex ratio—the relative number of males to females in a given age group, with China and India, the two most populous countries of the world, having unbalanced gender ratios. Studies and reports focusing on sex-selective abortion are predominantly statistical; they assume that birth sex ratio—the overall ratio of boys and girls at birth—for a regional population is an indicator of sex-selective abortion. This assumption has been questioned by some scholars. According to demographic scholarship, the expected birth sex ratio range is 103 to 107 males to 100 females at birth.

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American Civil Liberties Union's Reproductive Freedom Project.

One-Child Policy was part of a birth planning program designed to control the size of its population. Distinct from the family planning policies of most other countries (which focus on providing contraceptive options to help women have the number of children they want), it set a limit on the number of children parents could have, the world's most extreme example of population planning. It was introduced in 1979 (after a decade-long two-child policy), modified beginning in the mid 1980s to allow rural parents a second child if the first was a daughter, and then lasted three more decades before being eliminated at the end of 2015. The policy also allowed exceptions for some other groups, including ethnic minorities. Therefore, the term "one-child policy" is a misnomer, because for nearly 30 of the 37 years that it existed (1979–2015), about half of all parents in China were allowed to have a second child. 400 million births were prevented, starting from 1970. Besides forced abortions and families charged big fines, there is now 34 Million Men more than Chinese women in 2019.

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Safe-Haven Law is when a mother feels that she can not properly care for a new born child, she can then leave her unharmed infant at a hospital, Police station or other safe place where someone will definitely find the child. The mother can do this without being persecuted or criminally charged for abandonment. The child then becomes a ward of the state and the parent waives parental rights similar to adoption. "Safe-haven" laws typically let parents remain nameless to the court, often using a numbered bracelet system as the only means of linking the baby to the parent. Texas was the first state to enact a “Baby Moses Law” in 1999, although the Safe Place originates in Mobile, Alabama after a string of infanticides. All 50 states plus the District of Colombia and Puerto Rico have versions of the Safe Haven law. The goal of the laws are to protect newborns from abandonment and death.

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Miscarriage is the natural death of an embryo or fetus before it is able to survive independently. Some use the cutoff of 20 weeks of gestation after which fetal death is known as a stillbirth. The most common symptoms of a miscarriage is vaginal bleeding with or without pain. Sadness, anxiety and guilt may occur. Tissue or clot-like material may also come out of the vagina. (also known as spontaneous abortion and pregnancy loss).

Damage to Sperm DNA can lead to repeat miscarriages. Between 1 and 2 percent of couples have recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL), defined as the consecutive loss of three or more pregnancies before 20 weeks gestation.

There are about 4.4 million confirmed pregnancies in the U.S. every year. 900,000 to 1 million of those end in pregnancy losses EVERY year. Approximately 75% of all miscarriages occur in the first trimester. An estimated 80% of all miscarriages are single miscarriages. The vast majority of women suffering one miscarriage can expect to have a normal pregnancy next time. An estimated 19% of the adult population has experienced the death of a child (this includes miscarriages through adult-aged children).

Stillbirth is typically defined as fetal death at or after 20 to 28 weeks of pregnancy. It results in a baby born without signs of life. A stillbirth can result in the feeling of guilt in the mother. The term is in contrast to miscarriage which is an early pregnancy loss and live birth where the baby is born alive, even if it dies shortly after. PDF.

Sudden Infant Death is the sudden unexplained death of a child less than one year of age. Diagnosis requires that the death remains unexplained even after a thorough autopsy and detailed death scene investigation. SIDS usually occurs during sleep. Typically death occurs between the hours of 00:00 and 09:00. There is usually no evidence of struggle and no noise produced.

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Mizuko Kuyo is a Japanese ceremony for those who have had a miscarriage, stillbirth, or abortion. This practice has become particularly visible since the 1970s with the creation of shrines devoted solely to this ritual. Reasons for the performance of these rites can include parental grief, desire to comfort the soul of the fetus, guilt for an abortion, or even fear of retribution from a vengeful spirit.

300.000 Mothers die from complications from pregnancy and childbirth every year

WHO estimated 40-50 million abortions every year in the world. This corresponds to approximately 125,000 abortions per day. 1.72 billion abortions worldwide in the last 40 years. Population Still Rising.

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Hookup Culture is one that accepts and encourages casual sexual encounters, including one-night stands and other related activity, which focus on physical pleasure without necessarily including emotional bonding or long-term commitment. It is generally associated with Western late adolescent behavior and, in particular, American college culture. The term hookup has an ambiguous definition because it can indicate kissing or any form of physical sexual activity between sexual partners.

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Anonymous Sex is a form of one-night stand or casual sex between people who have very little or no history with each other, often engaging in sexual activity on the same day of their meeting and usually never seeing each other again afterwards.

Casual Sex is sexual activity that takes places outside a romantic relationship and implies an absence of commitment, emotional attachment, or familiarity between sexual partners. Examples are sexual activity while casually dating, one-night stands, extramarital sex, prostitution, or swinging.

Promiscuity is the practice of having casual sex frequently with different partners or being indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners. The term can carry a moral judgment if the social ideal for sexual activity is monogamous relationships. A common example of behavior viewed as promiscuous by many cultures is the one-night stand, and its frequency is used by researchers as a marker for promiscuity.

One-Night Stand is a single sexual encounter in which there is an expectation that there shall be no further relations between the sexual participants. The practice can be described as sexual activity without emotional commitment or future involvement, or to have sex with someone and then never contact them again.

Slang for One Night Stands. One-Nighter, Smash and Dash, Hit it and Quit it, Hit and Run, Pump and Dump, Cram and Scram, Fuck and Chuck, Wake and Make a Break, Walk of Shame, One Off, Road Gig, Drive By, One Night Engagement, Wham bam thank you Mam, Random Booty, Wife for the Night.

Sexual Slang - Smash, get some booty, bump uglies, do the nasty, get laid, get lucky, let's do it, let's go all the way, make woopie, pootie tang, quickie, afternoon delight, screw, schtupping, shag.

Tryst is a private romantic rendezvous between lovers.

"When I was young, I would have sex first and then get to know the person. Now its ask questions first and then maybe have sex later."

Womanizer is showing disapproval for a man who has sexual relationships with many women. (also known as philanderer or player).

Casanova is a man with a reputation for having many sexual partners.

Lothario is showing disapproval a man who has sexual relationships with many different women.

Don Juan is a man who has sexual relationships with many women.

Romeo is a man who tries to have sexual relationships with many different women.

Swinger is someone who exchanges sexual partners with other people.

Dirty Old Man is an older man who offends people by being sexually interested in someone younger than him.

Libertine is someone who behaves in an immoral way, especially someone who has a lot of sexual relationships.

Rake is old-fashioned for a man who behaves in an immoral way, for example by having sexual relationships with a lot of women.

Pity Sex happens when people have sex with other people because they feel sorry for them.

Charity Sex is when you love your partner, and while you don't feel like having sex at that moment, you do it anyway.

Expedient Sex is when people have sex with someone, not out of love or pity, but in order to derive some material benefit, such as money or status.

Friend Sex or "friends with benefits", is when mutual pleasure can be derived from a friendship, but it will test your friendship, so you still need to communicate.

Love Sex is the best circumstances to have sex are those of partners feeling profound love in which a pleasurable mood predominates before, during, and after sex.

Vacation sex, Hotel sex, Drunken sex, Morning sex, Makeup sex, Breakup sex, Shower sex, Car sex, Period sex, Tired sex, Drunk sex, First-time sex, Beach sex.

No matter what kind of sex you have, if you can't communicate with your partner, then sex will never be as good as it should be.

Humans have sex in all kinds of different ways, but we still have problems with communication. Learn to communicate before you fornicate, which means to have sex without being married.

Casual Dating is a physical and emotional relationship between two people who may have casual sex or a near-sexual relationship without necessarily demanding or expecting the extra commitments of a more formal romantic relationship.

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Conjugal Visit is a scheduled period in which an inmate of a prison or jail is permitted to spend several hours or days in private with a visitor, usually their legal spouse. The parties may engage in sexual activity. The generally recognized basis for permitting such visits in modern times is to preserve family bonds and increase the chances of success for a prisoner's eventual return to life after release from prison. Additionally, they serve as an incentive to motivate inmates to comply with the various day-to-day rules and regulations of the prison, and to avoid any infringement which might disqualify them from having a conjugal visit.

Sociosexual Orientation is the individual difference in the willingness to engage in sexual activity outside of a committed relationship. Individuals with a more restricted sociosexual orientation are less willing to engage in casual sex; they prefer greater love, commitment and emotional closeness before having sex with romantic partners. Individuals who have a more unrestricted sociosexual orientation are more willing to have casual sex and are more comfortable engaging in sex without love, commitment or closeness.

Sexting is sending, receiving, or forwarding sexually explicit messages, photographs or images, primarily between mobile phones. It may also include the use of a computer or any digital device. The term was first popularized in the early 21st century, and is a portmanteau of sex and texting, where the latter is meant in the wide sense of sending a text possibly with images.

Sex Addiction are obsessions with sexual activity. In the context of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), these are extremely common, and can become extremely debilitating, making the person ashamed of the symptoms and reluctant to seek help. As preoccupation with sexual matters, however, does not only occur as a symptom of OCD, they may be enjoyable in other contexts (i.e. sexual fantasy).

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Besides learning the joys of sex, we also have to be aware of the Obsessive influence of sex, the addictive nature of sex, the mind consuming and thought control of sex, The Sexual Triggers, the life changing moments that sex can create, the diseases that you can get from having sex and that Pregnancies happen because of sex. Just because you haven't personally experienced difficulties does not mean they don't exist. And just because you have personally experienced difficulties does not guarantee that you actually learned something important from the experience .....this is sex education....

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Over confidence and insecurity about sex will both have their share of vulnerabilities and ignorance. Both will cause you to make bad decisions. Because they are both based on emotions and not reality or logic. How do you tell the difference between having self-confidence and having a false sense of security? Is this sex education?

Are people delusional for thinking that their obsession with sex is normal and that they are not hurting anyone? If you believe that you can control yourself and control your compulsions does it mean that you don’t need sexual advice?

Does abstinence or refraining from sex make you more vulnerable to the influences of sex and more likely to experience sexual dysfunction?

It's not just that sex occupies your thoughts, sex also makes you do things and makes you say things that you are not fully aware of, what are they? What are these implications that you are unaware of and what are the effects that sex can have on yourself and the effects that sex can have on others?

Stronger Working Memory Reduces Sexual Risk Taking in Adolescents, Even After Controlling for Parental Influences.

Sex can consume a lot of time in your life. So if you are not aware of how much time is actually being consumed by this obsession with sex, then it will turn into more then just an obsession and most likely distort reality and cause you to have Irrational Behavior and may cause you to take irrational actions.

Sexual Dysfunction is difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity, including physical pleasure, desire, preference, arousal or orgasm.

You have to learn as soon as you can that if you don't know how to control obsessions with sex it will end up controlling you….this is sex education..

Why does sex affect the normal processes of the mind? Is this why teenagers make bad decisions?

How many psychological effects does sex have on the human mind? 

The Biology of Sexuality

Having seconds thoughts about something or discovering something about yourself is all part of the Journey.

Regret - Guilt - Shame - Remorse - Mental Health

Morality - Intrapersonal intelligence (self smart)

Am I with this person just for sex? Is this person with me just for sex? Can sex be the cause of a dysfunctional relationship? Can sex be used as a method of control? Can you still be friends without sex? What are the dangers of kiss and tell and bragging about sexual encounters? 

Sexism is prejudice or discrimination based on a person's sex or gender. Sexism can affect any gender, but it is particularly documented as affecting women and girls. It has been linked to stereotypes and gender roles, and may include the belief that one sex or gender is intrinsically superior to another. Extreme sexism may foster sexual harassment, rape, and other forms of sexual violence.

Do drugs make sex better or do they just make you think that the sex is better? If sex is already good to begin with why does changing the perception of good sex by using drugs thought to be fun?

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Monogamy is a form of relationship in which an individual has only one partner during his or her lifetime or at any one time (serial monogamy), as compared to polygyny, polyandry, or polyamory. The term is also applied to the social behavior of some animals, referring to the state of having only one mate at any one time.

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Polyamory is typically the practice or the desire for intimate relationships where individuals may have more than one partner, with the knowledge and consent of all partners, unlike an affair. It has been described as consensual, ethical, and responsible non-monogamy.

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Polyphilia is any of various practices involving relationships with multiple partners with the knowledge and consent of all involved. Polyamorous or polyamorist.

Polyphagia is a diet of many different kinds of food. Sometimes abnormal hunger or an insatiable appetite.

Polyphony is the style of simultaneously combining a number of parts, each forming an individual melody and harmonizing with each other. A composition written, played, or sung in harmony. Polyphony on an electronic keyboard or synthesizer is the number of notes or voices that can be played simultaneously without loss. Polymer.

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Polygyny is when a man marries several women or has several brides or wives. Mormons is the practice of plural marriage. A mixed marriage of a different type.

Polyandry is the practice of a woman having two or more husbands.

V-Structure or a vee relationship is made up of three partners. It gets its name from the letter “V,” in which one person acts as the “hinge” or “pivot” partner dating two people.

may also form when three very close friends begin dating each other at the same time. Trinity.

Couple Privilege is the advantage that an established couple has, which is especially pronounced when a new person is added to a relationship, whether the new person is dating one or both of them. There is no way out of couple privilege - it's just there, giving silent advantages that people consider normal. Couple privilege is awarded to you and your partner by society. It is related to romantic (and assumed sexual) coupling, and certain assumptions.

Polygyny in Animals is a mating system in which one male lives and mates with multiple females, but each female only mates with a single male. Systems where several females mate with several males are defined either as promiscuity or polygynandry. Lek mating is frequently regarded as a form of polygyny because one male mates with many females, but lek-based mating systems differ in that the male has no attachment to the females with whom he mates, and that mating females lack attachment to one another. Polygyny is typical of one-male, multi-female groups and can be found in many species including: gorilla, elephant seal, red-winged warbler, house wren, hamadryas baboon, common pheasant, red deer, Bengal tiger, Xylocopa varipuncta, Anthidium manicatum and elk. Oftentimes in polygynous systems, females will provide the majority of parental care. Some females willingly choose polygyny in order to gain access to the "best" resources available. An explanation for why polygynous systems persist is explained by the polygyny threshold model. This model demonstrates the link between female reproductive success and territory quality or the quality of a breeding situation. The polygyny threshold model also shows the effects of female reproductive success when multiple females in the same territory mate with one male. In this situation, the female has the option of breeding with an unmated male in a poor-quality territory or with an already-mated male in a high-quality territory. The second breeding female will receive fewer resources from the male than the first breeding female. However, if the bigamous threshold is higher than the second female's original resource threshold, the female will enter into a polygynous mating system, since she would still benefit from acquiring more resources. The polygyny threshold model can be applied to more than two females, provided there are enough resources to support them. Female choice, the act in which a female chooses her mate based on the attractiveness of his qualities, is very common in polygynous systems. In these cases, females will choose males based on secondary sexual characteristics, which may indicate access to better and more resources. From an evolutionary standpoint, the most predominant characteristic that is often found in polygynous mating systems is extreme sexual dimorphism. Sexual dimorphism, or the difference in size or appearance between males and females, gives males an advantage in fights against each other to demonstrate dominance and win over harems. Sexual dimorphism can present in larger body size and canine size. Polygyny is beneficial in particular to the male because he has a greater increase in fitness and reproductive success. This increase consequently reduces the genetic diversity of the community, often leading to increased inbreeding. However, polygyny is not a particularly beneficial mating system for females because their mate choice is limited to one male. Extra-pair copulations are a strategy used by females to avoid the sexual conflict caused by polygyny, allowing them access to better mate choice. Unlike in males, extra-pair copulations are advantageous for females because they present females with more mate choice as well as increase the genetic diversity of the community. Extra-pair copulations exemplify sexual conflict, a situation in which one behavior is advantageous for one sex, but disadvantageous for the other.

Lek Mating is an aggregation of male animals gathered to engage in competitive displays, lekking, to entice visiting females which are surveying prospective partners for copulation. Leks are commonly formed before or during the breeding season. A lekking species is characterised by male displays, strong female mate choice, and the conferring of male indirect benefits. Although most prevalent among birds such as black grouse, lekking is also found in insects including paper wasps, crustaceans, fishes, amphibians, reptiles and mammals. A classical lek consists of male territories in visual and auditory range of each other. An exploded lek, as seen in the kakapo (the owl parrot), has more widely separated territories, but still in auditory range. Lekking creates a paradox: strong sexual selection by females for specific male traits ought to erode genetic diversity by Fisherian runaway, but diversity is maintained and runaway does not occur. Many attempts have been made to explain it away, but the paradox remains.

Sexual Selection is a mode of natural selection where members of one biological sex choose mates of the other sex to mate with (intersexual selection), and compete with members of the same sex for access to members of the opposite sex (intrasexual selection). These two forms of selection mean that some individuals have better reproductive success than others within a population, either from being more attractive or preferring more attractive partners to produce offspring. For instance, in the breeding season, sexual selection in frogs occurs with the males first gathering at the water's edge and making their mating calls: croaking. The females then arrive and choose the males with the deepest croaks and best territories. Generalizing, males benefit from frequent mating and monopolizing access to a group of fertile females. Females have a limited number of offspring they can have and they maximize the return on the energy they invest in reproduction.

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Infidelity is referred to as cheating or adultery when married, or being unfaithful or having an affair, which is a violation of a couple's assumed or stated contract regarding emotional and/or sexual exclusivity. Other scholars define infidelity as a violation according to the subjective feeling that one's partner has violated a set of rules or relationship norms; this violation results in feelings of sexual jealousy and rivalry. Why is it called cheating? Everyone Has Secrets.

Adultery is extramarital sex that is considered objectionable on social, religious, moral, or legal grounds. Though what sexual activities constitute adultery varies, as well as the social, religious and legal consequences, the concept exists in many cultures and is similar in Islam, Christianity and Judaism. A single act of sexual intercourse is generally sufficient to constitute adultery, and a more long-term sexual relationship is sometimes referred to as an affair.

Affair is a sexual relationship, romantic friendship, or passionate attachment between two people without the attached person's significant other knowing.

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Adultery is extramarital sex that is considered objectionable on social, religious, moral, or legal grounds.

Mistress is a relatively long-term female lover and companion who is not married to her partner, especially when her partner is married to someone else.

Concubine is a woman who cohabits with an important man. Courtesan.

Paramour is a woman's lover. A woman who cohabits with an important man.

Cuck is a weak or servile man. A man whose wife is sexually unfaithful.

Cuckold is the husband of an adulterous wife. The wife of an adulterous husband is a cuckquean. The wife who enjoys cuckolding her husband is called a cuckoldress if the man is more submissive. The man engaging with the cuckold's wife is called a bull.

Rejection - Jealousy

Sexual incompatibility is when one person really doesn't like sex and the other person does. Or, one person wants to have sex more often than the other person.

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Alienation of Affections is a common law tort, abolished in many jurisdictions. Where it still exists, an action is brought by a deserted spouse against a third party alleged to be responsible for the failure of the marriage. The defendant in an alienation of affections suit is typically an adulterous spouse's lover, although family members, counselors and therapists or clergy members who have advised a spouse to seek divorce have also been sued for alienation of affections. As of 2016, six US states (Hawaii, North Carolina, Mississippi, New Mexico, South Dakota, and Utah) recognize this tort. The tort of alienation of affections is similar to the tort of criminal conversation.

Criminal Conversation is a tort arising from adultery, abolished in many jurisdictions. It is similar to breach of promise, a tort involving a broken engagement against the betrothed, and alienation of affection, a tort action brought by a deserted spouse against a third party.

Breach of Promise was also called breach of contract to marry, and the remedy awarded was known as heart balm. From at least the Middle Ages until the early 20th century, a man's promise of engagement to marry a woman was considered, in many jurisdictions, a legally binding contract. If the man were to subsequently change his mind, he would be said to be in "breach" of this promise and subject to litigation for damages. The converse of this was seldom true; the concept that "it's a woman's prerogative to change her mind" had at least some basis in law (though a woman might pay a high social price for exercising this privilege, as explained below)—and unless an actual dowry of money or property had changed hands or the woman could be shown to have become engaged to a man only to be able to use large amounts of his money, a man was only rarely able to recover in a "breach of promise" suit against a woman, were he even allowed to file one.

Philanderers is a man who readily or frequently enters into casual sexual relationships with women; a womanizer.

Promiscuity is the practice of having casual sex frequently with different partners or being indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners. The term can carry a moral judgment if the social ideal for sexual activity is monogamous relationships. A common example of behavior viewed as promiscuous by many cultures is the one-night stand, and its frequency is used by researchers as a marker for promiscuity.

Player is a male who is skilled at manipulating ("playing") others, and especially at seducing women by pretending to care about them, when in reality they are only interested in sex. "play him for a fool", or "play him like a violin".

Free Love is the idea or practice of having sexual relations according to choice, without being restricted by marriage or long-term relationships. Free Love is a social movement that accepts all forms of love. The movement's initial goal was to separate the state from sexual matters such as marriage, birth control, and adultery. It stated that such issues were the concern of the people involved, and no one else.

What is a Open Relationship? What is Love?

Limerence is a state of mind which results from a romantic attraction to another person and typically includes obsessive thoughts and fantasies and a desire to form or maintain a relationship with the object of love and have one's feelings reciprocated.

Evolution used same Genetic Formula to turn Animals Monogamous. According to a new study that looked at 10 species of vertebrates, evolution used a kind of universal formula for turning non-monogamous species into monogamous species -- turning up the activity of some genes and turning down others in the brain.

What is romance is the expressive and pleasurable feeling from an emotional attraction towards another person often associated with sexual attraction. It is eros rather than agape, philia, or storge.

Some of My Personal Experiences with Relationships (feeling boxed in)

Wanderlust is a strong desire for or impulse to wander or travel and explore the world.

Why can't you have an affair with the person your with? Acting and dressing up as other people could be fun. Breaking up sucks, and on top of that, you're always wondering what went wrong. It would be great if there was a last meeting between the two people ending a relationship, that would be used to discus why the friendship or relationship can not continue. Then at least you could have a chance to explain certain behaviors or changes. So at the least a person could learn from the experience, even if the friendship or relationship ends. Effective communication skills again become extremely important. Never under estimate the importance of effective communication skills. It's extremely important for everyone to learn effective communication skills, or have someone teach you effective communication skills. Communication is your vehicle for transferring knowledge and information, not just to others, but to yourself. To be a great learner, you have to be a good communicator. Because if you don't have the necessary vocabulary to tag information with proper labels, then remembering this information is extremely difficult. This is why we name things.

When I say your name, I'm saying that I remember you. Even though a name or label could never fully explain everything about the contents, names and labels do make our lives a lot easier.

Esther Perel: Rethinking infidelity a talk for anyone who has ever loved (video)

Promises found to reduce cheating in large study of adolescents. Adolescents who promised to be truthful were less likely to 'cheat' than those who did not, even when they could not be found out.

Don't Break my Heart - Why does a Broken Heart cause so much pain? - Rejection.

Broken Heart also known as a heartbreak or heartache) is a term metaphor for the intense emotional—and sometimes physical—stress or pain one feels at experiencing great longing. The concept is cross-cultural, often cited with reference to a desired or lost lover, and dates back at least 3,000 years. Emotional pain that is severe can cause 'broken heart syndrome', including physical damage to the Heart.

Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy is a type of non-ischemic cardiomyopathy in which there is a sudden temporary weakening of the muscular portion of the Heart. This weakening may be triggered by emotional stress, such as the death of a loved one, a break-up, or constant anxiety. This leads to one of the common names, Broken Heart Syndrome. Stress cardiomyopathy is now a well-recognized cause of acute heart failure, lethal ventricular arrhythmias, and ventricular rupture. The name "Takotsubo syndrome" comes from the Japanese word for a kind of octopus trap (ja), because the left ventricle takes on a shape resembling a fishing pot. Emotions (why we feel)

Sugar Daddy - For the Love of Money

Age Disparity in Sexual Relationships refers to differences in ages of individuals in all sexual relationships.

Sugar Baby is a slang term for a young female or male who is financially pampered/cared for by a 'sugar daddy' or 'sugar mama' in exchange for companionship. Prostitution.

Gold Digger is a person (usually female) who cultivates a personal relationship in order to attain money.

Cougar is a slang term referring to a woman who seeks sexual activity with significantly younger men.

Jailbait is slang for a person who is younger than the legal age of consent for sexual activity, with the implication that a person above the age of consent might find them sexually attractive.

Polyamory (hooking up) - Polygyny - Monogamy

Trophy Wife is an informal term for a wife, usually young and attractive, who is regarded as a status symbol for the husband, who is often older or unattractive, but usually wealthy. Such a gentleman may be referred to as a sugar daddy. The term is normally used in a derogatory or disparaging way. The term trophy husband is the male equivalent, although this is rarer. A trophy wife is usually a second or later marriage.

Exploring Sexuality

When do I get to fully explore my sexuality? You most likely will not get it right the first when will you get it right? How long does it take to know someone?

Sexual Surrogate are hired by individuals experiencing sexual dysfunction to provide direct sexual activity, with the goal of improving the quality of the client's future sexual experiences. Prostitution.

What is a Love and Intimacy Coach? - World Association of Sex Coaches - Great Sex Tips

You Better Shop Around - Smokey & The Miracles (youtube)

When will I know who is the right person to explore my sexuality with? Relationships.

Touching - Gentle Physical Contact

Touching is gentle and soothing physical contact with someone's skin that can help someone to feel better or free someone of fear and anxiety. Touching can also have an emotionally arousing affect. Oxytocin.

Touch is a complex system of nerve cells that responds to changes to the surface or internal state of the body.

Message - Acupressure - Tapping - Bonding

Caressing is touching or stroking someone gently or lovingly. Affectionate play.

Stroke is to move your hand slowly and gently over someone's skin in order to make them feel good. Giving a light touch with the hands.

Feelings - Nervous System - Senses - Tickle

Skin-to-Skin Contact is the practice where a baby is dried and laid directly on their mother's bare chest after birth, both of them covered in a warm blanket and left for at least an hour or until after the first feed. Researchers have shown that touch can reduce stress hormones like cortisol and lower heart rate, effectively calming babies when they are upset. Touch has also been shown to calm stress responses in the brains of adults.

Gentle is being kind showing a kindly or tender nature. Quiet and soothing.

Soothing is something that provides physical relief or freeing someone from fear and anxiety.

Kissing - Foreplay - Desire - Exploring - When Not to Touch - Phantom Limb

Havening Touch is an alternative touch therapy technique that incorporates distraction, touch, and eye movements. Its goal is to reduce anxiety and distress associated with negative memories. Havening involves a distinctive self-soothing motion with crossed arms, gently but noticeably stroking from shoulders to elbows. There are also versions which involve tapping your collar bone and stroking the palms of your hands and around your eyes. This is all to create a sense of wellbeing and safety. Havening relies on amygdala depotentiation that purportedly can help people with psychological problems, particularly those related to phobias, post-traumatic stress and anxiety. Havening, the transitive verb of the word haven, means to put into a safe place. Havening Touch is claimed to elicit delta brain waves and to act directly on receptors in the brain where trauma is believed to be stored, to down regulate the emotional charge, mostly while the client is distracted. This means the client does not have to stay in, or talk about, upsetting events or feelings. Havening shares features in common with another alternative therapy method, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing. Havening Touch involves a simple touch of the hands, upper arms and face. This touch generates a delta wave in the brain and as a consequence we also refer to havening techniques as delta techniques. There are certain circumstances where the practitioner or the client may not wish to touch or be touched.

Positive Affect Touches are used to signal liking, affection, and sexual interest. Examples are hugging loved ones, holding hands, but some cues are quite subtle, such as flirting with someone by lightly touching them on the arm, or touching knees. Playful Touches include any form of touching that is non-serious, and typically done to persons we like, such as tickling, mock fighting/punching, or shoving someone. Control Touches are touches to get someone to comply in some way, such as ushering a person out of a room, or trying to get their attention – grabbing their hand, or putting your finger to their lips to shut them up. Ritualistic Touches includes all forms of greetings – handshakes, fist bumps, kissing the cheek, etc. It also includes holding hands in prayer, contact during dancing, and touches that are used to say goodbye. Task-Oriented Touches are touches that have a specific task-related purpose, such as assisting an elderly person out of a seat, helping someone along a rocky path so that they don’t fall, or guiding another’s hands to show them how to perform some task or operation.

Our skin contains nerves especially equipped to detect a gentle, stroking caress. And these nerves are part of a system inside our skin devoted to triggering the warm, calm and peaceful feeling you have when you're with people who love you. Activating C-tactile fibers not only feels good, it reduces the perception of pain in adults and babies and lowers their heart beat rate, studies have found. There's evidence that activation of these nerves may also trigger the release of naturally occurring opioids in people's brains, such as endorphins. The rewarding sensation of touch in affiliative interactions is hypothesized to be underpinned by a specialized system of nerve fibers called C-Tactile afferents, which respond optimally to slowly moving, gentle touch, typical of a caress.

C Tactile Afferents are nerve receptors in mammalian skin that generally respond to nonpainful stimulation such as light touch. For this reason they are classified as ‘low-threshold mechanoreceptors’. As group C nerve fibers, they are unmyelinated and have slow conduction velocities. They are mostly associated with the sensation of pleasant touch, though they may also mediate some forms of pain. CT afferents were discovered by Åke Vallbo using the technique of microneurography.

Yakson is a Korean therapeutic touch given to neonates and infants by caressing their abdomen with one hand while the other hand is placed on the back of the neonate\infant either to relieve their pain or to calm them down.

Ishmail Abdus-Saboor studies how the sense of touch gives rise to pleasure and pain, with the aim of understanding how the brain reacts to what it experiences through the senses.

Touch neurons underlying dopaminergic pleasurable touch and sexual receptivity.

Golki Massage is an aesthetic bone setting massage. This Korean facial massage, specifically a bone massage, lifts and defines the face.

Pain reduction of heel stick in neonates: Yakson compared to non-nutritive sucking.

Hacer Piojito means to run your fingers through someone hair. Piojito as gently scratching the scalp of a child as if he were being relieved of the itching of imaginary lice — hence the name.

The role of touch in regulating inter-partner physiological coupling during empathy for pain. When an empathetic partner holds the hand of a woman in pain, their heart rate and respiratory rates sync and her pain dissipates. The more empathic the partner and the stronger the analgesic effect, the higher the synchronization between the two when they are touching. Brainwaves fall into a similar pattern.

Social Touching (PDF) - Touching - Body Smart

Brain-to-Brain coupling during handholding is associated with pain reduction.

Touch Starvation is a condition that happens when you don't get as much physical touch as you're used to -- or any at all. You crave contact but can't interact with others for some reason. It's also known as touch deprivation or skin hunger. Skin is the largest organ in your body and sends good and bad touch sensations to your brain. When you engage in pleasant touch, like a hug, your brain releases a hormone called oxytocin. This makes you feel good and firms up emotional and social bonds while lowering anxiety and fear. This reaction begins at birth. When babies are born, doctors suggest that mothers hold and comfort them often to promote healthy development. This human-to-human interaction keeps up throughout our lives. Even in adulthood, human touch helps regulate sleep and digestion, build your immune system, and fight infections.

A change in rigidity switches the function of protein condensates involved in sensing touch. A team of researchers describes the mechanism by which the MEC-2 protein condensates of the touch receptor neurons transition from fluid to solid-like states, switching their role in the transmission of mechanical forces. These findings pave the way for developing innovative therapies and treatments. Touch plays a fundamental role in our physical, emotional, and social well-being. From a primary way of conveying emotions to sensory integration, it is crucial for the complex growth of cognitive, emotional, social, and behavioral abilities especially during the early development of infants and children. Touch allows us to build connections with others, eases pain and stress, and helps us to understand the world around us giving crucial information such as the texture, temperature, and shape of objects. When sensing any stimuli, such as when the body is being touched, the mechanical signals are transformed into biological responses that help us to adapt to continuously changing environments. This transformation involves a variety of intracellular and molecular processes inside the cells that enable us to perceive and respond to tactile stimuli effectively converting the physical stimuli into electrical activity. The ability of cells to sense and transmit mechanical forces depends on the correct assembly, localization and mechanical properties of the protein complexes in the force transmission pathway. Often, large macromolecular protein complexes form liquid-like condensates in a process akin to phase separation. Such biomolecular condensates are found in many, if not all, eukaryotic cells, and play a vital role in various physiological and pathological processes, constituting a promising clinical target. Due to the liquid-like nature of these biomolecular condensates, their role in mechanotransduction, that is, any mechanism by which cells convert mechanical stimulus into electrochemical activity, is not clear. Although studies have shown that their material properties can change from liquid to solid over time, there is one remaining question: Can these condensates, with different material properties, have different biological functions? The focus of the study was the MEC-2 protein member of the Stomatin family, which is essential for the membrane mechanics and modulation of the ion channel activity. Sanfeliu and the team found that MEC-2 also forms condensates in the touch receptor neurons of the roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans, a model organism widely used for studying the structure and function of the nervous system.

Hug is a form of physical intimacy, universal in human communities, in which two or more people put their arms around the neck, back, or waist of one another and hold each other closely. If more than two persons are involved, this is informally referred to as a group hug.

Why are hugs important? Why is a hug more beneficial to a person than an orgasm? Oxytocin?

Sleeping Positions for Partners

Cuddle is to hold a person close, as for affection, comfort, or warmth. To move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position. A close and affectionate and sometimes a prolonged embrace. To snuggle, cozy up or to nestle.

Cuddle Party - What is cuddling? (youtube)

Holding Hands can sync brainwaves and ease pain, study shows.

I Want To Hold Your Hand - The Beatles (youtube) - Oh, yeah, I'll tell you somethin', I think you'll understand, When I say that somethin', I want to hold your hand, I want to hold your hand, I want to hold your hand. Oh, please, say to me, You'll let me be your man, And please, say to me, You'll let me hold your hand, You'll let me hold your hand, I want to hold your hand, And when I touch you, I feel happy inside, It's such a feelin' that my love, I can't hide, I can't hide, I can't hide.

Neural pathway key to sensation of pleasant touch identified. Similar to itch, pleasant touch transmitted by specific neuropeptide and neural circuit. A team found that when they bred mice without the neuropeptide, called prokinecticin 2 (PROK2), such mice could not sense pleasant touch signals but continued to react normally to itchy and other stimuli.

Why Can’t You Tickle Yourself?

Tickling is the act of touching a part of a body in a way that causes involuntary twitching movements or laughter. The word About this sound "tickle" evolved from the Middle English tikelen, perhaps frequentative of ticken, to touch lightly.

Why does a persons touch sometimes Tickle?

How our Brains distinguish between Self-Touch and Touch by Others.

How To Stop Yourself Being Ticklish - with Dr Emily Grossman (youtube)

Efference Copy is an internal copy of an outflowing (efferent), movement-producing signal generated by the motor system. It can be collated with the (reafferent) sensory input that results from the agent's movement, enabling a comparison of actual movement with desired movement, and a shielding of perception from particular self-induced effects on the sensory input to achieve perceptual stability. Together with internal models, efference copies can serve to enable the brain to predict the effects of an action. An equal term with a different history is corollary discharge. Efference copies are important in enabling motor adaptation such as to enhance gaze stability. They have a role in the perception of self and nonself electric fields in electric fish. They also underlie the phenomenon of tickling.

Frisson is a sensation somewhat like shivering, usually caused by stimuli other than cold. It is typically expressed as an overwhelming emotional response combined with piloerection, which is the erection or bristling of hairs due to the involuntary contraction of small muscles at the base of hair follicles that occurs as a reflexive response of the sympathetic nervous system especially to cold, shock, or fright. Stimuli that produce a response are specific to the individual.

Goose Bumps are the bumps on a person's skin at the base of body hairs which may involuntarily develop when a person is tickled, cold or experiencing strong emotions such as fear, euphoria or sexual arousal. Skin Orgasms.

Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (tingles)

The same cell types that cause goosebumps are responsible for controlling hair growth. Researchers have discovered that the cells that cause goose-bumps are also important for regulating the stem cells that regenerate hair. In the skin, the muscle that contracts to create goose bumps is necessary to bridge the sympathetic nerve's connection to hair follicle stem cells. The sympathetic nerve reacts to cold by contracting the muscle and causing goosebumps in the short term, and by driving stem cell activation and new hair growth over the long term.


Kiss is the touch or pressing of one's lips against another person or an object.

How to Kiss Creatively (youtube) - kissing - Master the Art of Kissing

Kissing Tradition involve kissing which can indicate joy or be used as part of a greeting. Kissing involves the touching of one's lips to the lips or other body part, such as the cheek, head, hand, of another person.

Humans have been romantically kissing for 4,500 years. Recent studies maintain that the first known record of human romantic-sexual kissing originates in a Bronze Age manuscript deriving from South Asia (India), tentatively dated to 1500 BCE. In a study investigating the transfer of the oral microbe Methanobrevibacter oralis, it has been hypothesized that Neanderthals could have engaged in lip kissing with modern humans more than 100,000 years ago. Colds.

Why people have Lateral Preferences when Kissing and Hugging. People tend to tilt their head to the right rather than to the left when kissing and initiate a hug with the right hand, and in emotional situations, the lateral preference shifts to the right. To cradle a baby in the left arm. The dominant hand is kept unoccupied when cradling a child so that it can be used to perform other tasks.

Gestures - Senses - Brail - Message

Air Kiss is a ritual or social gesture whose meaning is basically the same as that of many forms of kissing. The air kiss is a pretence of kissing: the lips are pursed as if kissing, but without actually touching the other person's body. Sometimes, the air kiss includes touching cheek-to-cheek. Also, the gesture may be accompanied by the mwah sound.

Spin the Bottle is a party game in which several players sit/stand/kneel in a circle. A bottle is placed on the floor in the center of the circle. A player spins the bottle, and must kiss the person to whom the bottle points when it stops spinning.

Making Out refers to kissing, petting, and necking, but may also refer to non-penetrative sex acts such as heavy petting. Snogging is a term with roughly the same meaning in British English and some related varieties of English, except in Hiberno-English (spoken in Ireland), where it is more commonly known as shifting. How to make out (youtube).

Hickey is a bruise or bruise-like mark caused by the kissing or sucking of the skin, usually on the neck or arm. While biting might be part of giving a hickey, sucking is sufficient to burst small superficial blood vessels under the skin. Be extremely careful because a young person died after receiving a hickey from his 24-year-old girlfriend. The suction was strong enough to cause a blood clot in the neck. The clot traveled to his brain and caused a fatal stroke. The stroke occurred hours after the hickey was given, when he began having convulsions while having dinner with his family.

What is a skin orgasm?

Paradise By The Dashboard Light - Meat Loaf (youtube)

Physical Intimacy is sensual proximity or touching. It is an act or reaction, such as an expression of feelings (including close friendship, love, or sexual attraction), between people. Examples of physical intimacy include being inside someone's personal space, holding hands, hugging, kissing, caressing, and sexual activity.

Foreplay is a set of emotionally and physically intimate acts between two or more people meant to create sexual arousal and desire for sexual activity. Either or any of the sexual partners may indicate sexual interest to initiate foreplay, and the initiator may not be the active partner during the sexual activity. Foreplay stimulates both partners' sexuality, lowers inhibitions and increases emotional intimacy between partners, and implies a certain level of confidence and trust between the partners. In animal sexual behavior, the loose equivalent is sometimes termed 'precoital activity'. Why is is foreplay important?

Sexual Arousal is the arousal of sexual desire, during or in anticipation of sexual activity. A number of physiological responses occur in the body and mind as preparation for sexual intercourse and continue during it. Libido.

Erogenous Zone is an area of the human body that has heightened sensitivity, the stimulation of which may generate a sexual response, such as relaxation, the production of sexual fantasies, sexual arousal and orgasm. Erogenous zones are located all over the human body, but the sensitivity of each varies, and depends on concentrations of nerve endings that can provide pleasurable sensations when stimulated. The touching of another person's erogenous zone is regarded as an act of physical intimacy. Some people may resent stimulation in this manner while others may find it pleasing, and this may also depend on the relationship between the persons involved. Erogenous zones may be classified by the type of sexual response that they generate. Many people are gently aroused when their eyelids, eyebrows, temples, shoulders, hands, arms and hair are subtly touched. Gently touching or stroking of these zones stimulates a partner during foreplay and increases the arousal level. Also, the gentle massage or stroke of the abdominal area along with kissing or simply touching the navel can be a type of stimulation.

Anterior Fornix Erogenous Zone is reportedly a female erogenous zone that when stimulated can lead to rapid vaginal lubrication and arousal, sometimes without any other form of stimulation, with continued stimulation resulting in an intense orgasm. Second G-Spot.

Prostate Massage is the massage or stimulation of the male prostate gland for medical purposes or sexual stimulation. The prostate takes part in the sexual response cycle, and is essential for the production of semen. Due to its proximity to the anterior rectal wall, it can be stimulated from the anterior wall of the rectum or externally via the perineum. Orgasm.

Great Sex - Great Lovers

There are many things that can contribute to having a great sexual experience. Great sex can happen when two people have experience with each other and are comfortable and relaxed with each other. Great sex can happen when two people can communicate openly and honestly with each other, and also have confidence in each others abilities. Great sex can happen when you're aware of your partners needs and can stay focused on fulfilling their needs. Great sex can happen when two people are madly in love. Great sex can happen when you're not hurrying towards an orgasm and that you're taking your time to explore the pleasures of the human body. Great sex can happen when you explore your imagination. Great sex is to mutually please each other simultaneously, or to please each other separately by taking turns where one person focuses on the other person in order to give them an orgasm. So great sex is about communication and not just about experience and learning. You want to avoid expectations and focus more on communicating. If you can openly communicate with someone without being unfairly judged, and without feeling insecure, then that's when sex can be incredible. You will need to know how to communicate effectively with yourself too, as well as, know how to communicate openly and honestly with your partner. In order to fully enjoy sex, you will need a lot more than just experience, skills, practice, knowledge, creativeness, passion and compassion. You will also need to accurately understand yourself and also understand the person you're with. This means that you will need to educate yourself about a lot of different subjects, and also promise to keep learning about yourself and promise to keep learning about your partner, because people can change over time, even you, so it's a good idea to be prepared for those changes. Great sex starts with a healthy mind, so you have to keep educating yourself. Great sex also starts with good hygiene, because you want to smell good and also taste good. Great sex also starts with a strong body, so exercise is very important. Great sex also starts with a nourished body, so you need to eat healthy. Great sex is a form of multitasking where you coordinate several body movements, or sometimes just focusing on one movement, and knowing when to change positions. The next important thing is, you will need to feel comfortable in your own skin, with no expectations, no awkwardness and no self doubt. Sex should happen without feeling any kind of guilt and without feeling any type of insecurity, because once you remove all self-conscious fears and doubts, that is when sex becomes truly amazing, like a spiritual awakening, but that's only if you're with the right person, because some people are not meant for each other and some people just don't want to learn. The next important thing is, you will need to make your lover feel sexy and feel beautiful, and make them feel loved, and make them feel comfortable and worry free. You have to make sure that the information that you're communicating to your lover is being interpreted correctly, this way the desired action is performed in the right way. Great sex happens when two people work together on achieving common goals. Sometimes the man will need to delay his own orgasm so that his partner can achieve an orgasm as well. Sometimes it's best that the man gives first before receiving, because a man could easily lose interest after an orgasm. Remember that the average women needs around 25 minutes of sexual activity in order to have an orgasm. Men on average are reaching orgasm in about 5 minutes, while women are taking about 17, if they even reach climax at all. According to one study, 91% of men always or usually orgasm during sexual encounters compared to just 39% of women. So please be aware of your partners needs. And also be aware that people may want to have sex at different times in the day, so if someone is not in the mood for sex or is not ready for sex, then you have to patient and understanding of each others ups and downs and each others energy levels. Being horney at different times than your partner is not that unusual. It's how you understand that moment and how you both agree what the appropriate rules should be at that moment. It starts with a question, but neither person can expect anything, only know yourself and know your partner. Know that people are sometimes not in the mood, and know that people can also change their minds. But the person needs to explain what they feel, effectively and accurately. If you have trust and communication, then you can have great sex. And the sex keeps getting better and better as time goes on, especially if you're with the right person. This is when you realize that learning is the best orgasm that you will ever have. And remember, if an orgasm is your only goal, then you will most likely never appreciate sex or understand the fantastic journey of having sex. A man needs to be able to focus, and be able to change his focus when needed. And a man also needs to be able to multitask at times, and also learn how to relax and let go when the time comes. Taking turns means that each person should have an equal amount of time playing the leader, someone who is in control and someone who gets to tell the other person what to do, and what to say. Great sex can happen when you know when you have to take the lead and knowing when you have to follow. Sex is about giving and receiving and reciprocation. And giving must be totally unselfish. It's my turn now, then it's your turn next, or it's your turn first and then my turn next. I want you to help me have an orgasm. I will show you how to stimulate me. This pleasure will take me to another place. So you will have to wait until I'm back before I can take you on the same type of journey that you took me on. Giving should be about the receiver and their needs, and their personal preferences. And when you're receiving, this is a great opportunity for you to really explore yourself and enjoy all the various sensations of sex. Role play if needed, but don't lose yourself in the character. Don't expect fireworks or mind-blowing orgasms every time you have sex. And try not to put so much emphasis on the first try with having sex, or expect things with your first experience with sex. The right techniques with the right person, in the right conditions and at the right time, can increase your odds of having a good sexual experience, but it's not a guarantee, so don't expect great sex to happen all the time. One bad experience could effect future experiences, and having a good experience may not be as good the next time that you do it. There are a lot of things that can alter your experience. So educating yourself about all the different things that can have an effect on your experience is necessary. The more you know, the greater your chances will be for having a good experience, and the more you know, the greater your chances will be for handling a bad experience. It's not the end of the world when bad sex happens, and just because you have good sex, this doesn't mean that your world is perfect. Sex is a privilege that you should not take for granted.

"Sex is an incredible journey where two people try to end up in the same place at the same time. Good lovers know that they may not always choose the same path, but they will always want to reach the same destination together."

Safe Sex - Trust - Sharing - Exploring - Message Techniques - "The Most Important Sex Organ is the Brain"

How many sexual experiences does a person need to have before they figure out what they like? How many sexual experiences does a person need to have before they become experienced? When is the right time to talk about sexual preferences with your partner? - Communication. If I feel uncomfortable doing a particular sex act do I still have to do it because my partner likes it? Can I find ways to enjoy something that I normally don’t like? How do I explain to my lover what I like and what I don't like?

Do I need a sex contract or a consensual sex agreement, or is this unnecessary and possibly dangerous? Relationship Contract.

When is having a good sense of humor about sex important? Why is it important to find a good lover, and to be a good lover?

Knowing how to effectively communicate to yourself is one thing, knowing how to communicate with others is another thing.

What is being in the mood? What are some of the things that help you get in the mood? Can you control your mood?

Sexual Frustration in humans is frustration caused by a discrepancy between a person's desired and achieved sexual activity. It can be a result of multiples issues such as obtaining less sex than desired. It may also derive from not being satisfied during sex, which may be due to issues such as anorgasmia, anaphrodisia, premature ejaculation, delayed ejaculation, erectile dysfunction or an incompatibility or discrepancy in libido.

Sexual Performance Anxiety Causes and Treatments - Anxieties

Sometimes men, in order to maintain an erection and to keep from having an orgasm to quickly, men must learn to stay focused continually for many minutes, and then be able to change focus back and fourth when needed. 

How do you handle rejection?

How do I talk to my partner about sex when I have little or no experience? Learn Together. Communication. Will having great sex make it more difficult to repeat a great sexual experience? Should I just settle for and except mediocre sex? How does body image effect my sexuality?  Feeling comfortable in your own skin.

Information Literacy - Problem Solving - Intelligence - Social Intelligence - Awareness - Confidence

Being able to say anything you want, is good and bad. A man would say things to his friend that he would not say to his wife or girlfriend. Most of the time it's out of respect and other times it's being submissive or censored. Some language is offensive, but that depends on who you talk to. Something's don't need to be said, but some people like to say certain things because they perceive them to be either funny or shocking. And most of the time people will never fully explain what we mean, or say if they were even trying to say something meaningful. Sometimes people are just shooting the sh*t, or just making conversation or small talk. But when we cannot communicate things to a person effectively, then understanding is lost. And if someone does not want to listen or understand, which is different than tolerate, then that person will stop learning and will never care about other people in the way they should.

To be Good in Bed you have to be good in the head, which means that you need to learn how to be a good lover in order to be a good lover. You want to get to a point where you know your partner really well so that you can take them on an amazing journey filled with pleasure without having to be told what to do or how to do it. Learn to empathize and feel joy in knowing that someone else is feeling joy too because of you. Compassion.

A person can have sex with one person their whole life. But that doesn't make them an expert on sex. It only means that they had sex, and not that they have learned enough for them to be an expert or sexpert. And just because you had sex with several different people, this too does not make you an sex expert. It mostly depends on who you're with, and that both of you had the time and knowledge to fully explore the world of intimacy. But just going to school does not make you a teacher. To be good in bed is to be good in the head. Meaning, it's what you know and not how well you blow. But for some people it's the opposite. Being good in bed might be enough for some people, but eventually, you will realize there is so much more to life then sex. And that is when you will enjoy sex even more. Sex is personal, and sex is an agreement between two people. And each person will experience sex in their own way, even when they have sex with the same person multiple times. When you can openly communicate with your partner about sex, that is when sex becomes its best. But, you can have a great relationship with someone but not have great sex with that someone. And, you can have great sex with someone, but not have a great relationship with that someone. And when you can have a great relationship with someone, and have great sex, and feel you're in love, that is when you get married. Unless of course your life takes you both in two different directions, which happens. You can have it all and still not have everything, which is the mistake that everyone makes. What we want is not necessarily what we need. And the only way to know exactly what we need is to keep learning. You can think about the "what ifs", or you can think about the "what now?" A "what if" is just a guess of where you might have been. A "what now" is knowing where you are at the present time, and where you think you are going to be in the future. Feminism.

To truly experience pleasure, and too really enjoy all the sensations of pleasure fully, you have to understand what pleasure is and also know yourself and be aware of yourself. Knowledge is the key to pleasure, the more you know, the more things in life you can enjoy. "It's kind of like helping each other masturbate."

5 Things You Should avoid Before Sex: Don't eat a heavy meal. Brush teeth for fresh breath. Don't drink too much. Don't worry about how you look. Don't forget the lube. Don't forget to pee, before and after.

To figure out what kind of mood someone is in, is not that easy. That is why communication is so valuable. You don't have to be able to read each others minds if you're both good at expressing yourselves using words, or using body language.

What do you think would be the Perfect Date? How many hours should a date be? How many activities should you do? Questions? What do you think would be the best sexual experience? How would the intimacy begin? How would it proceed? And how would it finish? How confident are you in accomplishing all these activities? Could you be spontaneous if plans change? Do you have a backup plan? Do you need practice?

Lighting - Aromas - Colors - Music or Silence - Sheets and Pillows - Temperature - Clothing - Script

Sexual Roleplay is role-play that has a strong erotic element. It may involve two or more people who act out roles in a sexual fantasy and may be a form of foreplay and be sexually arousing. "You can play the role, but just don't become the role you play. Everyone plays a role in life, and we sometimes like to imagine being someone else. But the roles we play in life can be false and not based on reality. So be careful not to blur the line between fantasy and reality, or blur the line between having fun and criminal perversion."

Uniform Fetishism is a sexual fetishism where an individual is obsessed and fixated by another or oneself wearing a uniform.

Live Action Role-Playing Game - LARP is a form of role-playing game where the participants physically portray their characters. The players pursue goals within a fictional setting represented by the real world while interacting with each other in character. The outcome of player actions may be mediated by game rules or determined by consensus among players. Event arrangers called gamemasters decide the setting and rules to be used and facilitate play.

More, More, More (Andrea True Connection - 1976) (youtube) - Oooh how do you like your love, More more more, How do you like it, how do you like it?

Any Way You Want It - Journey (youtube) - Any way you want it, That's the way you need it, Any way you want it, She loves to laugh, She loves to sing, She does everything, She loves to move, She loves to grove, She loves the lovin' things.

Sharing your Sexual Fantasies with your Partner

The Perfect Sexual Experience: Write the sex script and create the scene of how you want your sexual experience to be like. Share the script with your lover. The more details there are the more accuracy you will have in the performance. Two actors playing their parts, both knowing what the other is going to do. The main focus is making the other person feel loved, as well as making the other person feel beautiful attractive and sexy. You also want to make the other person feel comfortable, relax and worry free with no expectations and no awkwardness. Talk about your fears and any insecurities, hang-ups, or pet peeve's that you may have, so they don't distract you, or get in the way. And don't expect perfection or miracles to happen the first time. The sex script will need practice, rehearsing and editing. So eventually the experience will happen smoothly and natural, if not, it may become awkward at times and cause you to lose the passion or ruin the mood. But remember this is not a test, so put aside all judgments. This is a learning journey of discovery. Open your mind and open your heart. You also want to make sure that each person is well groomed, clean and smelling nice before you start. Don't make love to a body, make love to the person. Being good in bed is not just about being skilled with the mere mechanics of sex, it's about making a connection, it's seeing each other, touching each other, feeling each other, tasting each other, smelling each other, and listening to each other. It's sharing an intimate moment in life. Coming together is not just about cuming together. Coming together is making a connection. And it's not all about like and dislike, it's more about what you know and what you don't know. You come to learn, you don't cum to learn. There is so much that we can learn from each other, it would be a shame not to talk and cuddle. 

Stock Characters - Be Careful of Fantasies - Prostitution

Sex Script Example: They have dinner, they take a romantic walk, they return home, they sit close together, they look into each others eyes, they kiss softly, they whisper softly into each others ears, they gently touch each other, they slowly undress each other, softly caressing the skin as each item of clothes is removed. Both give each other oral sex on their knees (optional). The women then gets into her first sexual position and gently guides the penis into her vagina. The man goes deep as specified by the women, she also specifies the rhythm and the speed and any variation that would give her the most pleasure. After a few minutes they change position to one that is more comfortable to the man, after a few minutes they change into another position that they both feel comfortable in. Caressing the skin in areas the person likes to be touched and for how long. Speaking words that the person likes to hear and not speaking words they don't like to hear. During intercourse the kissing may get more passionate, but the kissing is done exactly they way each other likes it. " Orgasms "  Then they lie next to each other, softly caressing, quite, enjoying the rush of oxytocin, feel the breathing as your Heart Rate begins to return to normal, you can then after a few minutes fall asleep, talk, or take a shower, in any order you choose. So this is only one example, and of course people have different ideas, so there can be many variations. You may number them for quick reference, like variation number 12 or 44.

After Sex Effect: The experience after sex is just as important as the actual experience of sex itself. There is nothing worse then feeling guilty after an orgasm. You have to make sure that your lover has no bad feelings after sex. After sex you should feel extremely happy and relaxed. Sometimes people may feel a burst of energy and feel energetic, and some people become tired and just fall asleep. So it is a good idea to talk about the moments after sex. After an orgasm, a man’s brain releases a cocktail of different chemicals, and each man reacts a little differently. Some women like to cuddle after sex. So men need to be aware of a women's needs after sex, and not just during sex. What you say and how you act is very important, before, during and after.

"Fantasy's are hard to describe and even harder to reenact. So don't ever expect too much from a fantasy, for every fantasy is just an idea, and as we all know, not every idea is a good idea, so be careful what you wish for."

Timing is everything. When Breathing, taking drugs, eating food, saying certain words, and doing certain actions, all have to consider the timing and the place. Just like a movie director does with its actors. (Off Cue) Off timing can ruin a good experience, so we need to rehearse and to practice.

I will not judge you. You must be free to communicate no matter how crazy an idea might be. I may laugh at the idea at first, but I will not judge you for it. And my laugh is just the first impression, so I could be wrong. So I will always leave room for discussion. I will not deny you of your right to express yourself. I would be a fool not to listen to you, and I would be even more of a fool if I did not even try to understand you. That is my commitment to you, my promise to you. Though I am also only human, I make a mistakes too, so please forgive me, for I will always forgive you.

Intimately Connected: The Importance of Partner Responsiveness for Experiencing Sexual Desire.

Having confidence can be dangerous, especially when you don't have common sense. You want to feel comfortable in your own skin, but not so comfortable that you believe that you're better then others, and eventually stop paying attention to other peoples needs. Grand Funk Railroad - Some Kind of Wonderful (youtube).

A good and healthy sex life has both physical health benefits and mental health benefits.

Flattery is the act of giving excessive compliments, generally for the purpose of ingratiating oneself with the subject. Make sure the attention and generosity is sincere and honest, because it just may be a way to manipulate you in order to gain favors?

What are the differences between friendship, dating, courtship, cohabitation, concubine and marriage

Dating Tips (relationships)

Wingman is a role that a person may take when a friend needs support with approaching potential partners.

Maintenance Sex or scheduling times to have sex refers to making a conscious decision to be physically intimate with your partner with a degree of regularity and consistency. For some couples, this may mean literally penciling sex into their calendars once a week, or making a mental note to get it on at a particular time. The reality is that if you wait to have sex until you’re both magically in the mood at the same time, you may be waiting a very long time. Maintenance sex encourages you to prioritize intimacy as a couple by planning it in advance. If you’re going to choose a designated hour to get busy, make sure it’s a time when you both can relax and look forward to connecting. For example, if you know that you both won’t have any looming deadlines distracting you on a Saturday morning, that might be a better bet that a Wednesday night after a long workday. Take turns initiating or playing out a fantasy. Challenge yourselves to have sex in a new location of your home or at a different time of day every week. Make sure you’re both comfortable and relaxed.

Sex Positions

Sex Position is a position of the body that people use for sexual intercourse or other sexual activities. Sexual acts are generally described by the positions the participants adopt in order to perform those acts. Though sexual intercourse generally involves penetration of the body of one person by another, sex positions commonly involve penetrative or non-penetrative sexual activities. What Sex Positions do I need to know?

Sexual Intercourse Positions for Man and Women It's not just how you touch your lover, or where you touch your lover, it's more about how your lover reacts to your touch, which can vary depending on the time, the place and the mood. Communication.

Sex Positions for Female Orgasm (youtube) - Doggy Style, Cowgirl, Legs Over Shoulders.

Sex Positions for Female Orgasm.

Are certain Sex Acts that enhance your sexual experience all in your head or is this your real G-Spot? Why are there so many sexual positions?

Sex Info 101 - Orgasms

Should I learn sensual massage techniques?

Message - Masseuse

Kama Sutra is a guide to a virtuous and gracious living that discusses the nature of love, family life and other aspects pertaining to pleasure oriented faculties of human life. It is presumed or depicted as a synonym for creative sexual positions; in reality, only 20% of Kama Sutra is about sexual positions.

Tantric Sex is synonymous with "spiritual sex" or "sacred sexuality," a belief that sex should be recognized as a sacred act capable of elevating its participants to a higher spiritual plane. A catch-all phrase for "sacred sexuality", and may incorporate unorthodox practices. Seen as a "cult of ecstasy", combining sexuality and spirituality to correct Western repressive attitudes towards sex.

Tantric is any of a fairly recent class of Hindu or Buddhist religious literature concerned with ritual acts of body and speech and mind.

Tantra is the doctrine of enlightenment and the realization of the oneness of one's self and the visible world. Tantra combines elements of Hinduism and paganism, including magical and mystical elements like mantras and mudras and erotic rites; especially influential in Tibet.

Mindful Sex is having awareness and being relaxed, it's taking your time to learn and to explore your sexuality and your partners sexuality.

Sex Magic is any type of sexual activity used in magical, ritualistic or otherwise religious and spiritual pursuits. One practice of sex magic is using the energy of sexual arousal or orgasm with visualization of a desired result. A premise of sex magic is the concept that sexual energy is a potent force that can be harnessed to transcend one's normally perceived reality.

Wheelchair Sex Positions Wheelchair Sex - Wheel Chairs - Orgasms

Intimate Rider helps overcome physical challenges & disabilities, achieve a broader range of motion with minimal effort. More than 56 million Americans who have some kind of disability.

Disability Sex and Relationships

Mechanics of Human Sexuality. The mechanics of human sexuality or mechanics of sex, or more formally the Biomechanics of human sexuality, is the study of the mechanics related to human sexual activity. Examples of topics include the biomechanical study of the strength of vaginal tissues and the biomechanics of male erectile function. The mechanics of sex under limit circumstances, such as sexual activity at zero-gravity in outer space, are also being studied.

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Dangerous Sex Positions. According to UK-based surgeon Dr. Karan Raj, the Reverse Cowgirl position is when the receiver mounts the giver while facing away, and if there's any mismatch in movements, it can lead to penile fractures. Other positions pose risks, with Doggy-style being responsible for 41 percent of penile fracture cases, followed by Missionary and "woman on top." The key to avoiding injuries during sex is communication between partners about desires, needs and comfort.

Pioneering researchers studied the male and female genitals during coitus (penile-vaginal penetration) with ultrasound technology in 1992 and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in 1999, mapping the anatomy of the activity and taking images illustrating the fit of male and female genitals. In the research using MRI, researchers imaged couples performing coitus inside an MRI machine. The magnetic resonance images also showed that the penis has the shape of a boomerang, that one third of its length consists of the root of the penis, and that the vaginal walls wrap snugly around it. Moreover, MRI during coitus indicate that the internal part of the clitoris is stimulated by penile-vaginal movements. These studies highlight the role of the clitoris and indicate that what is termed the G-spot may only exist because the highly innervated clitoris is pulled closely to the anterior wall of the vagina when the woman is sexually aroused and during vaginal penetration.

Human Sexual Activity is the manner in which humans experience and express their sexuality. People engage in a variety of sexual acts, ranging from activities done alone (e.g., masturbation) to acts with another person (e.g., sexual intercourse, non-penetrative sex, oral sex, etc.) in varying patterns of frequency, for a wide variety of reasons. Sexual activity normally results in sexual arousal and physiological changes in the aroused person, some of which are pronounced while others are more subtle. Sexual activity may also include conduct and activities which are intended to arouse the sexual interest of another or enhance the sex life of another, such as strategies to find or attract partners (courtship and display behavior), or personal interactions between individuals (for instance, foreplay or BDSM). Sexual activity may follow sexual arousal. Human sexual activity has sociological, cognitive, emotional, behavioral and biological aspects; these include personal bonding, sharing emotions and the physiology of the reproductive system, sex drive, sexual intercourse and sexual behavior in all its forms. In some cultures, sexual activity is considered acceptable only within marriage, while premarital and extramarital sex are taboo. Some sexual activities are illegal either universally or in some countries or subnational jurisdictions, while some are considered contrary to the norms of certain societies or cultures. Two examples that are criminal offenses in most jurisdictions are sexual assault and sexual activity with a person below the local age of consent. - PDF.

Oral Sex - Using the Mouth

Oral Sex is sexual activity involving the stimulation of the genitalia of a person by another person using the mouth (including the lips, tongue or teeth) or throat. Cunnilingus is oral sex performed on a female, while fellatio is oral sex performed on a male. Anilingus, another form of oral sex, is oral stimulation of a person's anus. Oral stimulation of other parts of the body (as in kissing and licking) is usually not considered oral sex. Oral sex may be performed as foreplay to incite sexual arousal before other sexual activities (such as vaginal or anal intercourse), or as an erotic and physically intimate act in its own right. Like most forms of sexual activity, oral sex can pose a risk for contracting sexually transmitted infections (STIs/STDs). However, the transmission risk for oral sex, especially HIV transmission, is significantly lower than for vaginal or anal sex. Oral sex is often regarded as taboo, but most countries do not have laws which ban the practice. Commonly, people do not regard oral sex as affecting the virginity of either partner, though opinions on the matter vary. People may also have negative feelings or sexual inhibitions about giving or receiving oral sex, or may flatly refuse to engage in the practice.

Cunnilingus is an oral sex act performed by a person on a female's genitalia.

Eating Pussy Info-Graph (image)

Fellatio is an oral sex act involving the use of the mouth or throat, which is performed by a person on the penis of another person or oneself (autofellatio). Oral stimulation of the scrotum may also be termed fellatio or tea bagging. Fellatio can be sexually arousing for both participants, and may lead to orgasm for the receptive partner. It may be performed by a sexual partner as foreplay before other sexual activities (such as vaginal or anal intercourse), or as an erotic and physically intimate act in its own right. Like most forms of sexual activity, oral sex creates a risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections (STIs/STDs). However, the transmission risk for oral sex, especially HIV transmission, is significantly lower than for vaginal or anal sex.  Most countries do not have laws which ban the practice of oral sex, though some cultures may consider it taboo. People may also have negative feelings or sexual inhibitions about giving or receiving oral sex; they may refuse to engage in it of their own volition. Commonly, people do not regard forms of oral sex as affecting the virginity of either partner, though opinions on the matter vary. (also known as blowjob, BJ, giving head, or sucking off).

Motesex is when someone gives oral sex slowly and orderly.

Sex + Food: Auntie Angel (youtube) - #head #dome #becky #skull #scub.

Giving a Blow Job Info-Graph (image)

Is Oral Sex necessary? Why is Oral Sex so seductive and so significant, and then sometimes degrading? 

Orgasm - Climax - Happy Ending

Orgasm is the sudden discharge of accumulated sexual excitement during the sexual response cycle, resulting in rhythmic muscular contractions in the pelvic region characterized by sexual pleasure. Experienced by males and females, orgasms are controlled by the involuntary or autonomic nervous system. They are often associated with other involuntary actions, including muscular spasms in multiple areas of the body, a general euphoric sensation and, frequently, body movements and vocalizations. The period after orgasm (known as the refractory period) is often a relaxing experience, attributed to the release of the neurohormones oxytocin and prolactin as well as endorphins (or "endogenous morphine"). Human orgasms usually result from physical sexual stimulation of the penis in males (typically accompanying ejaculation), and the clitoris in females. Sexual stimulation can be by self-practice (masturbation) or with a sex partner (penetrative sex, non-penetrative sex, or other sexual activity). The health effects surrounding the human orgasm are diverse. There are many physiological responses during sexual activity, including a relaxed state created by prolactin, as well as changes in the central nervous system such as a temporary decrease in the metabolic activity of large parts of the cerebral cortex while there is no change or increased metabolic activity in the limbic (i.e., "bordering") areas of the brain. There is also a wide range of sexual dysfunctions, such as anorgasmia. These effects impact cultural views of orgasm, such as the beliefs that orgasm and the frequency/consistency of it are important or irrelevant for satisfaction in a sexual relationship, and theories about the biological and evolutionary functions of orgasm. Synesthesia.

Orgasmic is something very enjoyable or exciting that is characterized by feelings of pleasure. A climax of sexual excitement.

Why does touching feel good, while other times it does not feel good? Where does the Orgasm come from?

Do you have to have an orgasm in order to enjoy sex? - Temporary Gratification.

Orgasm Control - Great Sex Tips - Tantra - Sex Posistions

The average women needs around 25 minutes of sexual activity to have an orgasm. Men orgasm more than women, with a 52% Orgasm Gap. Lesbian women have significantly more orgasms than straight women. Women have more orgasms when they masturbate than when they are with a partner. Many women report that they experience an increase in the frequency and intensity of orgasms as they grow older, just as long as you eat healthy, exercise and stay mentally active.

Expanded Orgasm an full body orgasmic state which lasts 30 minutes or longer.

Feelings - Nervous System - Senses.

Brain Orgasm refers to a sensation of tingling or warmth that is triggered by specific sounds or visual scenarios. It generally originates in the crown of the head or back of the neck and can travel throughout the periphery of the body.

Energygasm is an orgasm triggered by the mind. It involves tantric stuff and uses elements of mindfulness.

Orgasmic Meditation is a unique wellness practice that combines mindfulness with the deeply felt experience of an orgasm. You tune into in your body and feel every sensation. You take the rushed focus off of “finishing” during sexual encounters, and facilitate an experience that allows you to feel the gentle, and sometimes electric, waves of pleasure that comes with slowing down or with having slow sex. OM helps you to feel yourself better and may also increase the chances of experiencing a powerful orgasm. It's being aware that other thoughts may come in, you watch thoughts arise and let them go without judgment, and moving them to one side and then going back into focusing purely on the sensation. The meditation aspect comes from being present in the moment. This can progress into mindful self-pleasure or mindful masturbation. It is important to understand that it is not a sexual practice but it does involve feeling every sensation and vibration in the body deeply. It is a method of unifying sexual partners both spiritually and physically. There is the possibility of an important link between sexuality and spirituality. Orgasmic meditation produces a distinct pattern of brain activity, researchers report. The practice alters activity in the frontal lobe and temporal lobe, an area of the brain associated with emotional processing. This is a unique spiritual practice that uses stimulation of a woman’s clitoris as its focus, which has been found to produce a distinctive pattern of brain function. The brain changes are also correlated with alterations in the autonomic nervous system that regulates basic body functions and is implicated in both intense meditation effects as well as sexual stimulation. In addition, some people reported profound spiritual experiences including intense feelings of oneness, unity and connectedness. There can be changes in the parietal lobe, an area of the brain involved in the spatial representation of the self, and associated with feelings of oneness and connectedness during spiritual practices. Parts of the temporal lobe can be also affected, including the emotional centers of the limbic system, which have been observed to be affected during meditation practices as well as sexual stimulation. Sexual Meditation or Mindfulness Meditation can help us enjoy better sex and even resolve sexual problems. It teaches you to focus on the present, leading to better orgasms. It's a way to heighten awareness of the body to increase pleasure during sex. You can become more aware and more attentive to emotional signals. Taoist Sexual Meditation is a form of meditation that focuses on you and your partner merging desires. You can start Taoist meditation by holding your partner and trying to merge your breathing, or match the pace of your inhaling and exhaling so that you and your partner are inhaling and exhaling at the same time. Keep going until you breathe as one. Hand pulsing is another form of Taoist sexual meditation. Gently open and close your partner's hand or squeeze your partner’s hand using a smooth, gentle rhythm. Your partner can also squeeze your hand. Eye gazing is maintaining eye contact with your partner while you have sex and as you climax as well. Alternating breaths is trying to alternate breaths with your partner. For example, you can breathe in as your partner breathes out and vice versa.

Ejaculation is the discharge of semen (normally containing sperm) from the male reproductory tract, usually accompanied by orgasm. It is the final stage and natural objective of male sexual stimulation, and an essential component of natural conception.

Climax is the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse. To reach a final end or climactic stage. The highest point of anything conceived of as growing, developing or unfolding. The decisive moment in a novel or play.

The Orgasm Gap. 95 percent of heterosexual men reported that they usually or always orgasmed during sex, while 65 percent of heterosexual women reported the same. That 30 percent difference is what has been commonly dubbed: “the orgasm gap. 86 percent of lesbian women reported that they usually or always orgasmed during sex. This means that there's a 21 percent gap between lesbians and straight women. Either straight men find it harder to make women come or, more generously, queer women are just really good at it. Create a relaxed and sexy environment in which you can both let yourself go, properly rather than performatively. Foreplay is also very important. Unless someone is insanely aroused. You're not going to make someone orgasm in a few seconds. There needs to be some build up. Not just physically, but psychologically as well. You can use toys, fingers, tongues, bodies. But it's all focused on pleasure: giving and receiving. Use your mouth and hands preferably simultaneously. Whether you're using your tongue, finger, dildo or dick – start off gentle. If you pick up the pace and they seem more turned on by that, then carry on. If they seem like they're into one rhythm, then continue. to make a woman come, you need to listen to their body at all times. all lesbians are anecdotally very good at: communication. Talking. Feeling things out. “Everyone gets turned on by different stuff. All women's bodies are different and unique and I think we all experience pleasure in different ways. Plenty of people find it hard or aren't able to orgasm for whatever reason, and that doesn't mean sex is any less satisfying or enjoyable. In fact, oftentimes, the best thing about orgasms is the build up – the stuff that happens beforehand.

Sex is not supposed to be a race to the finish line. While 75 percent of men always reach orgasm during sex, only 29 percent of women report the same. In addition, most women are unable to climax through vaginal intercourse, instead needing Clitoral Stimulation. Sex shouldn't be just about the orgasm but more about the exploration of the human body and the exploration of our senses, this way you learn something about yourself and the other person, thus sex becomes more enjoyable and more meaningful over time.

In what ways can a man make a women orgasm? (youtube)

Where is the G-Spot (youtube)

Internal Clitoris - How to Make Me Come, tumblr

G-Spot is characterized as an erogenous area of the vagina that, when stimulated, may lead to strong sexual arousal, powerful orgasms and potential female ejaculation. It is typically reported to be located 5–8 cm (2–3 in) up the front (anterior) vaginal wall between the vaginal opening and the urethra and is a sensitive area that may be part of the female prostate.

Erogenous Zone is an area of the human body that has heightened sensitivity, the stimulation of which may generate a sexual response, such as relaxation, the production of sexual fantasies, sexual arousal and orgasm. Erogenous zones are located all over the human body, but the sensitivity of each varies, and depends on concentrations of nerve endings that can provide pleasurable sensations when stimulated. The touching of another person's erogenous zone is regarded as an act of physical intimacy. Whether a person finds stimulation in these areas to be pleasurable or objectionable depends on a range of factors, including their level of arousal, the circumstances in which it takes place, cultural context, nature of the relationship between persons involved, and personal history. Erogenous zones may be classified by the type of sexual response that they generate. Many people are gently aroused when their eyelids, eyebrows, temples, shoulders, hands, arms and hair are subtly touched. Gently touching or stroking of these zones stimulates a partner during foreplay and increases the arousal level. Also, the gentle massage or stroke of the abdominal area along with kissing or simply touching the navel can be a type of stimulation.

Perineum is the space between the anus and scrotum in the male and between the anus and the vulva in the female. The perineum is the region of the body between the pubic symphysis (pubic arch) and the coccyx (tail bone), including the perineal body and surrounding structures. There is some variability in how the boundaries are defined. The perianal area (peri- and anal) is a subset of the perineum. The perineum is an erogenous zone for both males and females. Perineal tears and episiotomy often occur in childbirth with first-time deliveries, but the risk of these injuries can be reduced by preparing the perineum, often through massage.

Super Orgasms. Experts claim that the climaxing state is possible with a mix of relaxation, yoga and bonding. Those with the ability of being “super orgasmic” typically have greater blood flow to their genitals compared to “single orgasmic” women.

Blended Orgasm happens when both a clitoral and vaginal orgasm occur simultaneously.

Vaginal Orgasm is a G-Spot Orgasm. Touching.

Clitoral Orgasm is a direct stimulation of the clitoris.

Anyone could have a particular area of their body that can be sensitive to sexual stimulation.

Foreplay is a set of emotionally and physically intimate acts between two or more people meant to create sexual arousal and desire for sexual activity. Foreplay results in physiological and mental responses in both parties in anticipation of the expected sexual activity. Either or any of the sexual partners may indicate sexual interest and initiate foreplay, and the initiator may not be the active partner during the sexual activity. Foreplay stimulates both partners' sexuality, lowers inhibitions and increases emotional intimacy between partners, and implies a certain level of confidence and trust between the partners. In animal sexual behavior, the loose equivalent is sometimes termed 'precoital activity'.

Human Sexual Response Cycle is a four-stage model of physiological responses to sexual stimulation, which, in order of their occurrence, are the excitement phase, plateau phase, orgasmic phase and resolution phase.

Excitement Phase is also known as the arousal phase or initial excitement phase, which is the first stage of the human sexual response cycle, which occurs as a result of physical or mental erotic stimuli, such as kissing, petting, or viewing erotic images, that leads to sexual arousal. During this stage, the body prepares for sexual intercourse, initially leading to the plateau phase. There is wide socio-cultural variation regarding preferences for the length of foreplay and the stimulation methods used. Physical and emotional interaction and stimulation of the erogenous zones during foreplay usually establishes at least some initial arousal.

Why do females make more sounds than men during sex?

Female Copulatory Vocalization occur during sexual intercourse and are hence related to sexual activity. Vocalizations that occur before intercourse, for the purpose of attracting mates, are known as mating calls. In humans, coital vocalizations are linked to orgasm, hence occurring during copulation and serving as an expression of sexual pleasure. Vocalizations can be used intentionally by women in order to boost the self-esteem of their partner and to cause quicker ejaculation.

Meg Ryan's Fake Orgasm from "When Harry Met Sally" (youtube) - 1989 American Romantic Comedy Film.

Coregasm is an orgasm triggered by exercise.

Sexercises is physical exercise performed in preparation for sexual activity and designed to tone, build, and strengthen muscles. Sexercises are often performed as part of a sex diet lifestyle, which seeks to maximize the health benefits of regular sexual activity. Exercise is known to improve and quicken the flow of oxygenated blood, in higher and consistent amounts, along with other beneficial chemical compounds, to the genitalia, which is important for fertility and important during intercourse. Sexercises range from Kegel exercise to aerobic and cardiovascular routines. Flexibility for performing contortion specifically for erotic or sexual positions may also be practiced.

Exercise will immediately increase levels of neurotransmitters like dopamine, serotonin and noradrenaline, which will increase your mood right after that workout. Exercise also produces brand new brain cells in the hippocampus, that actually increase its volume, as well as improve your long-term memory. Effects of long-term exercise improves attention function dependent or your prefrontal cortex. You not only get better focus and attention, but the volume of the hippocampus increases as well.

Orgasms can help you sleep. When you orgasm you release a cocktail of hormones that actually promote good sleep. Oxytocin, a.k.a. the love hormone, counteracts stress hormones, which helps you fall asleep. And serotonin and norepinephrine help the body cycle through REM and deepnon-REM sleep cycles. An orgasm also releases a hormone called prolactin, which causes stem cells in the brain to develop new neurons in the brain’s olfactory bulb (or smell centre). In women, prolactin is known to surge after sex, during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Vasopressin is also released during orgasm, which is another chemical associated with sleep. Vasopressin increases the amount of solute-free water reabsorbed back into the circulation from the filtrate in the kidney tubules of the nephrons. Second, AVP constricts arterioles, which increases peripheral vascular resistance and raises arterial blood pressure. A third function is possible. Some AVP may be released directly into the brain from the hypothalamus, and may play an important role in social behavior, sexual motivation and pair bonding, and maternal responses to stress. It has a very short half-life, between 16–24 minutes.

Sex helps you sleep better, and better sleep helps you have sex.

Nocturnal Emission or wet dream is a spontaneous orgasm during sleep that includes ejaculation for a male, or vaginal lubrication and/or an orgasm for a female. Nocturnal emission is also known as a sex dream or sleep orgasm. Can sleeping on your stomach provoke sex dreams?

Sleep Sex is a condition in which a person will engage in sexual activities while asleep.

Why is a man's penis very sensitive after an orgasm? After an orgasm the head of the penis, the glans, is usually very sensitive. The most "over-sensitivity" is in the first few moments right after orgasm. Refractory period and is there to ensure you get out of the vagina as soon as you ejaculate. This is because evolution has shaped your glans as a scoop to get the sperm of your male competitors out before you deposit your own. "So sloppy seconds is not necessarily that bad from a reproduction point of view. Being first or dominate is not always a good thing."

Refractory Period is usually the recovery phase after orgasm during which it is physiologically impossible for a man to have additional orgasms. This phase begins immediately after ejaculation and lasts until the excitement phase of the human sexual response cycle begins anew with low level response. Although it is generally reported that women do not experience a refractory period and can thus experience an additional orgasm (or multiple orgasms) soon after the first one, some sources state that both men and women experience a refractory period because women may also experience a moment after orgasm in which further sexual stimulation does not produce excitement.

Refractory Period in Physiology is the fundamental property of any object of autowave nature (especially excitable medium) not to respond on stimuli, if the object stays in the specific refractory state. In common sense, refractory period is the characteristic recovery time, a period of time that is associated with the motion of the image point on the left branch of the isocline u ˙ = 0 {\displaystyle {\dot {u}}=0} \dot{u} = 0[B: 1] (for more details, see also Reaction-diffusion and Parabolic partial differential equation).

Psychological Refractory Period refers to the period of time during which the response to a second stimulus is significantly slowed because a first stimulus is still being processed. This delay in response time when one is required to divide attention can exhibit a negative effect that is evident in many fields of study. The PRP can be used to investigate many areas of research that study processes which require divided attention, such as reading aloud, language, or driving and talking on the phone. PRP effects related to personality, age, and level of alcohol or caffeine intake have also been investigated.

Ecstasy is a 1933 Czech erotic romantic drama film directed by Gustav Machatý and starring Hedy Lamarr (then Hedy Kiesler), Aribert Mog, and Zvonimir Rogoz. The film is about a young woman who marries a wealthy but much older man. After abandoning her brief passionless marriage, she meets a young virile engineer who becomes her lover. Ecstasy was filmed in three language versions – German, Czech, and French. It is perhaps the first non-pornographic movie to portray sexual intercourse and female orgasm, although never showing more than the actors' faces. The First Woman Orgasm in film history. Lamarr swims in the nude and runs through the countryside naked. Perhaps the first non-pornographic movie to portray sexual intercourse and female orgasm, although never showing more than the actors' faces. The film was wrongly celebrated as the first motion picture to include a nude scene, rather than the first to show sexual intercourse, for which it has a better claim. Hedy Lamarr was an Austrian-born American actress, inventor, and film producer. She appeared in 30 films over a 28-year career in Europe and the United States, and co-invented an early version of frequency-hopping spread spectrum communication, originally intended for torpedo guidance. Hedy was born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler; September or November 9, 1914 – January 19, 2000.

Fantasies about Sex - Dreaming of Sex

Sexual Fantasies is a mental image or pattern of thought that stirs a person's sexuality and can create or enhance sexual arousal. A sexual fantasy can be created by the person's imagination or memory, and may be triggered autonomously or by external stimulation such as erotic literature or pornography, a physical object, or sexual attraction to another person. Anything that may give rise to a sexual arousal may also produce a sexual fantasy, and sexual arousal may in turn give rise to fantasies.

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The link between sex and imagination (video and text) - The brain is the biggest sex organ, and everyone can benefit from expanding their sexual imagination. Sex is as much mental as it is physical -- and imagination is the most powerful tool we have to expand our personal agency and capacity for pleasure, says sexual wellness storyteller Gina Gutierrez. The founder of audio-erotica company Dipsea, Gutierrez creates immersive audio stories designed to open up space to explore your desires and fantasies on your terms. She shares some tips to inspire your sexual imagination and bring joy, confidence and empowerment into your life.

Succubus is a female demon believed to have sexual intercourse with sleeping men. Sleeping Erections.

Why most Sexual Fantasies should never be explored in real life? Why am I even having these types of fantasies to begin with? Why are some sexual fantasies considered healthy and why are some sexual fantasies considered not so healthy? What makes a particular sex act perverted? When does sex become a crime? What makes something kinky? Should I limit the amount of sexual fantasies that I have? Should I dream of sexual fantasies that are more reality based and limit the amount of sexual fantasies that should never happen or that will never happen?

Just because it feels good does not mean you have to do it. There’s a lot of things that feel good that a person can do. Choosing the right thing to enjoy, that has the least amount of negative side effects, is not that easy, but it can be done. There’s a difference between choosing and having a choice. Sex is awesome, just don't let sex control your life. Of course that is just one of many advices that are easier said then done.

Public Displays

Fetish is a form of sexual desire in which gratification depends to an abnormal degree on some object or item of clothing or part of the body. Excessive or irrational devotion to some activity. Sexual Fetishism is a sexual fixation on a nonliving object or nongenital body part. The object of interest is called the fetish; the person who has a fetish for that object is a fetishist. A sexual fetish may be regarded as a non-pathological aid to sexual excitement, or as a mental disorder if it causes significant psychosocial distress for the person or has detrimental effects on important areas of their life. Sexual arousal from a particular body part can be further classified as partialism. While medical definitions restrict the term sexual fetishism to objects or body parts, fetish can also refer to sexual interest in specific activities in common discourse. Safe Sex.

Disinhibition is not the same as having confidence.

Hang-Up is an emotional problem or a difficulty with an inhibition that causes a preoccupation, fixation, or a psychological block. Addictions.

Perversion is a type of human behavior that deviates from that which is understood to be orthodox or normal. Although the term perversion can refer to a variety of forms of deviation, it is most often used to describe sexual behaviors that are considered particularly abnormal, repulsive or obsessive. Perversion differs from deviant behavior, in that the latter covers areas of behavior (such as petty crime) for which perversion would be too strong a term. It is often considered derogatory, and, in psychological literature, the term paraphilia has been used as a replacement, though this term is controversial, and deviation is sometimes used in its place.

Kinky is any unconventional sexual practices, concepts or fantasies. The term derives from the idea of a "bend" (cf. a "kink") in one's sexual behaviour, to contrast such behavior with "straight" or "vanilla" sexual mores and proclivities. The term kink has been claimed by some who practice sexual fetishism as a term or synonym for their practices, indicating a range of sexual and sexualistic practices from playful to sexual objectification and certain paraphilias. Kink sexual practices go beyond what are considered conventional sexual practices as a means of heightening the intimacy between sexual partners. Some draw a distinction between kink and fetishism, defining the former as enhancing partner intimacy, and the latter as replacing it. Because of its relation to "normal" sexual boundaries, which themselves vary by time and place, the definition of what is and is not kink varies widely as well.

Taboo is a vehement prohibition of an action based on the belief that such behavior is either too sacred or too accursed for ordinary individuals to undertake. Such prohibitions are present in virtually all societies. The word has been somewhat expanded in the social sciences to strong prohibitions relating to any area of human activity or custom that is sacred or forbidden based on moral judgment and religious beliefs. "Breaking a taboo" is usually considered objectionable by society in general, not merely a subset of a culture.

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Lascivious is sexual behavior or conduct that is considered crude and offensive, or contrary to local moral or other standards of appropriate behavior. In this sense "lascivious" is similar in meaning to "lewd", "lustful", "indecent", "lecherous", "unchaste", "licentious" or "libidinous".

Dominatrix is a woman who takes the dominant role in BDSM activities. A dominatrix might be of any sexual orientation, but her orientation does not necessarily limit the genders of her submissive partners. The role of a dominatrix may not even involve physical pain toward the submissive; her domination can be verbal, involving humiliating tasks, or servitude. A dominatrix may be a paid professional ("pro-domme"), or may use the title of dominatrix in her personal sex life.

Dominance and Submission is a set of behaviors, customs, and rituals involving the submission of one person to another in an erotic episode or lifestyle. It is a subset of BDSM.

Masochism is sexual pleasure obtained from receiving punishment (physical or psychological).

Erotic Humiliation is consensual psychological humiliation in order to produce erotic excitement or sexual arousal. This can be for the person being humiliated and demeaned or for the person humiliating, or for some spectator. It may be part of BDSM and other sexual roleplay or accompanied by the sexual stimulation of one or both partners in the activity. Humiliation is a subjective issue, and is dependent on context. It does not need to be sexual in nature; as with many other sexual activities, it is the feelings that are obtained from the experience that are desired, regardless of the nature of the actual activity. Usually there is a feeling of submission for the person being humiliated, and dominance, for the person implementing the humiliation. Erotic humiliation can be done verbally and/or physically, and can take place privately or publicly. Some individuals assume an acting role and others prefer to be spoken to in a degrading way. A classic technique that can be used to put the submissive into a bottom mind space is to humiliate them while also providing them with sexual stimulation. Select individuals who desire this form of humiliation also use it to acquire emotional release. Humiliation can become ritualized, and unlike some sexual variations, it can also be easily carried out over a long distance (such as online). While fantasy and fascination with erotic humiliation is a prevalent part of BDSM and other sexual roleplay, relatively little has been written on it. Humiliation play can, however, be taken to a point where it becomes emotionally or psychologically distressing to one or the other partner, especially if it is public humiliation. Erotic humiliation can become extreme enough to be considered a form of edgeplay, which some consider may best be approached with advance negotiation and use of a safeword.

Safeword is a code word, series of code words or other signal used by a submissive or bottom to unambiguously communicate their physical or emotional state to a dominant or top, typically when approaching, or crossing, a physical, emotional, or moral boundary. Some safewords are used to stop the scene outright, while others can communicate a willingness to continue, but at a reduced level of intensity. Safewords are usually agreed upon before playing a scene by all participants, and many organized BDSM groups have standard safewords that all members agree to use to avoid confusion at organized play events. Safewords of BDSM fall under the guiding philosophy of safe, sane and consensual. Those who practise the more permissive philosophy of risk-aware consensual kink may abandon the use of safewords, especially those that practice forms of edgeplay or extreme forms of dominance and submission. In such cases, the choice to give up the use of safewords is a consensual act on the part of the bottom or submissive. (Stop or No).

Code Words and Meanings

Lower Back Tattoo or Tramp Stamp is tattoo that was popular among some women in the 2000s and gained a reputation for its feminine appeal. They are sometimes accentuated by low-rise jeans and crop tops, and are considered erotic by some.

Erotophilia is a personality trait which assesses an individual's disposition to respond to sexual cues in either a positive or negative manner. It is measured on a continuous scale, ranging from erotophobia to erotophilia. Erotophobes tend to score higher on authoritarianism and need for achievement, have more traditional sex roles, experience more sex guilt and have more negative reactions to masturbation and homosexuality than erotophiles. Erotophilic individuals tend to masturbate and fantasize more frequently, think about sex more often, have sexual intercourse for the first time at an earlier age, have more past sexual experiences and have a greater number of intercourse partners than erotophobic individuals. Erotophiles are also more likely to engage in breast self-examinations, schedule regular gynecological visits and engage in preventative behaviors regarding sexually transmitted diseases (e.g., more frequent condom use).

Air Sex is a performance activity invented in Japan; clothed men and women simulate sexual activity with an invisible partner, often in an exaggerated manner, set to music, and in a competition before an audience. This is somewhat akin to playing air guitar, explaining the name. The creator, J-Taro Sugisaku, says that it was invented in Tokyo in 2006 by a group of bored men without girlfriends.

Twerking is a type of dance in which an individual, usually female, moves to music in a sexually provocative manner involving thrusting hip movements and a low squatting stance. Twerking is also known as "booty shaking," "p-poppin" or "pussy-poppin", and "bounce" depending on the context.

Why does role playing make sex fun? Where do strong sexual desires come from?

Sexual Fetish Psychology (youtube) - What is considered risky sexual behavior?

Does experimenting with sex toys really help to enhance the sexual experience?

Sex Toy is an object or device that is primarily used to facilitate human sexual pleasure, such as a dildo or vibrator. Many popular sex toys are designed to resemble human genitals and may be vibrating or non-vibrating. The term sex toy can also include BDSM apparatus and sex furniture such as slings; however, it is not applied to items such as birth control, pornography, or condoms. Alternative expressions include adult toy and the dated euphemism marital aid, although "marital aid" has a broader sense and is applied to drugs and herbs marketed to supposedly enhance or prolong sex. Sex toys are most commonly sold at a sex shop, but they may also be sold in a pornographic DVD store or head shop. Today's sex toys are available in almost all countries for male and females.

Anal Sex is generally the insertion of the erect penis into a person's anus, or anus and rectum, for sexual pleasure. Other forms of anal sex include fingering, the use of sex toys for anal penetration, oral sex performed on the anus (anilingus), and pegging. Although the term anal sex most commonly means penile-anal penetration, sources sometimes use the term anal intercourse to refer exclusively to penile-anal penetration, and anal sex to refer to any form of anal sexual activity, especially between pairings as opposed to anal masturbation. What are the dangers of anal sex

Pegging is a sexual practice in which a woman performs anal sex on a man by penetrating his anus with a strap-on dildo. This practice may also involve stimulating the male genitalia.

Sexual Dysfunction

Sexual Dysfunction is difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity, including physical pleasure, desire, preference, arousal or orgasm.

Asexuality is the lack of sexual attraction to others, or low or absent interest in or desire for sexual activity.

Prude is a person who is or claims to be easily shocked by matters relating to sex or nudity. Being more uncomfortable than most with sexuality or nudity. A negative view of sexuality.

Erotophobia describes an irrational and potentially debilitating fear of some object, person or act that is related to sex. This fear either impairs a person's desire or ability to have sexual relationships, or completely prevents a person's ability to have sex. Erotophobia can also in some (but not all) individual cases, be a part of larger patterns of any of the following psychological problems—social phobia, avoidant personality disorder, body dysmorphic disorder, or general social anxiety problems. Erotophobia can also, for others, be very specific to love making with another person and not be related to any of these other social anxiety disorders. In the case of specific erotophobia, only the fear of something related to sex would be present without any other fears or syndromes.

Sexual Inhibition is a conscious or subconscious constraint or curtailment by a person of behavior relating to specific sexual matters or practices, a discussion of sexual matters or viewing certain sexual material. To some extent such inhibitions may arise from cultural and social influences and conditioning, as well as from personal factors, including sexual orientation. In most partner relationships, the level of inhibition tends to decrease the higher the level of trust that develops between the partners. Such inhibitions also tend to decrease with improvements in a person’s confidence in their sexuality. A person may take a drug, such as alcohol, to reduce their level of inhibition.

Antisexualism is opposition or hostility towards sexual behavior and sexuality.

Sexual Abstinence is the practice of refraining from some or all aspects of sexual activity for medical, psychological, legal, social, financial, philosophical, moral, or religious reasons.

Celibacy is the state of voluntarily being unmarried, sexually abstinent, or both, usually for religious reasons.

Sexless Marriage is a marital union in which little or no sexual activity occurs between the two spouses.

Marriage of Convenience is contracted for reasons other than that of relationship of love. Instead, such a marriage is entered into for personal gain or some other sort of strategic purpose, such as political marriage. Some cases in which those married do not intend to live together as a couple, typically marry only for one of them to gain the right to reside in a country.

Male Body - Men's Sex Organs

Male Reproductive System Male organism is the physiological sex that produces sperm.

Man is a male human. The term man is usually reserved for an adult male, with the term boy being the usual term for a male child or adolescent. Human Rights.

Males have one X chromosome and one Y Chromosome. Women have two X chromosomes.

Andrology is the medical specialty that deals with male health, particularly relating to the problems of the male reproductive system and urological problems that are unique to men. It is the counterpart to gynecology, which deals with medical issues which are specific to female health, especially reproductive and urologic health.

Testosterone is the primary male sex hormone and an anabolic steroid. In men, testosterone plays a key role in the development of male reproductive tissues such as the testis and prostate, as well as promoting secondary sexual characteristics such as increased muscle and bone mass, and the growth of body hair.

Testosterone Makes Men Less Likely to Question Their Impulses. Sex hormone connected with greater reliance on gut instincts and less self-reflection.

Men's testosterone levels are largely determined by their environment during childhood. Men who grow up in more challenging conditions where there are lots of infectious diseases, for example, are likely to have lower testosterone levels in later life than those who spend their childhood in healthier environments.

Longer index finger is a marker of higher levels of estrogen in women, and longer ring fingers is a marker of higher levels of testosterone in men.

Anabolic Steroid are steroidal androgens that include natural androgens like testosterone as well as synthetic androgens that are structurally related and have similar effects to testosterone. They are anabolic and increase protein within cells, especially in skeletal muscles, and also have varying degrees of androgenic and virilizing effects, including induction of the development and maintenance of masculine secondary sexual characteristics such as the growth of facial and body hair. The word anabolic, referring to anabolism, comes from the Greek anabole, "that which is thrown up, mound". Androgens or AAS are one of three types of sex hormone agonists, the others being estrogens like estradiol and progestogens like progesterone, which is a medication and naturally occurring steroid hormone. It is a progestogen and is used in combination with estrogens mainly in hormone therapy for menopausal symptoms and low sex hormone levels in women. It is also used in women to support pregnancy and fertility and to treat gynecological disorders. Steroids can Influenced Sex-Specific Behavior.

Androgen stimulates or controls the development and maintenance of male characteristics in vertebrates by binding to androgen receptors. This includes the activity of the primary male sex organs and development of male secondary sex characteristics.

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Weirdest Penises in the Animal Kingdom - Argentine lake duck has a corkscrew-shaped penis 17 inches long, which mirrors the female’s oppositely corkscrewed vagina. Echidnas have a four-headed penis, though only two heads are put to use at a time. Snakes have a Y-shaped hemipenis, and during sex they only use one-half of the organ, often alternating which half from sex act to sex act. The hemipenises are often grooved, hooked, or spined in order to grip the walls of the female's opening (known as a cloaca) and keep her from squirming away. Dolphins have particularly dexterous phalluses. Flatworm engages in penis fights. Blue whales have the largest penis in the animal kingdom—around eight to ten feet. Barnacles have penises nearly eight times their body length. Bean weevil penis is covered with hard, sharp spikes. Intromittent Organ (wiki)

Masculinity is a set of attributes, behaviors and roles generally associated with boys and men. Masculinity is socially constructed, but made up of both socially-defined and biologically-created factors, distinct from the definition of the male biological sex. Toxic Masculinity.

When determining to know if your penis is small, you have to ask what you are comparing it to? My penis is perfect, but it might not be so perfect for you. I might be small, but I'm still Big in Japan (Alphaville). "Does Size Matter?" The size of your vocabulary matters, but even then, it's the quality of the words that you know, and how effective you are at using the words you know. So the matter of size is relative. Does size matter? Matter to what? Does it matter to sex? Sex with who? Sex with a women? Which women?" It's not a one size fits all, it matters to some, and it doesn't matter to others. Enlargement Exercises (youtube).

"It's Not the Size of the Boat, nor the motion of the ocean, it's whether or not the captain can stay in port long enough for all the passengers to get off."  It Ain't the Meat, It's the Motion - Maria Muldaur (youtube).

Penis Names, love stick, holy-poker, schlong, joy-stick, twig and berries, skin flute.

Circumcision is the removal of the foreskin from the human penis. How do I Clean my Penis?

Foreskin is the double-layered fold of smooth muscle tissue, blood vessels, neurons, skin, and mucous membrane part of the penis that covers and protects the glans penis and the urinary meatus. It is also described as the prepuce, a technically broader term that also includes the clitoral hood in women, to which the foreskin is embryonically homologous. The highly innervated mucocutaneous zone of the penis occurs near the tip of the foreskin. The foreskin is mobile, fairly stretchable, and acts as a natural lubricant.

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Testicular Atrophy is a medical condition in which the male reproductive organs (the testes, which in humans are located in the scrotum) diminish in size and may be accompanied by loss of function. This does not refer to temporary changes, such as those brought on by cold.

Testicular Examination (info-Graph)

Erection is when the penis becomes firmer, engorged and enlarged. Penile erection is the result of a complex interaction of psychological, neural, vascular and endocrine factors, and is often associated with sexual arousal or sexual attraction, although erections can also be spontaneous. The shape, angle and direction of an erection varies considerably in humans.

The Science of 'Morning Wood' (youtube)

Morning glories, or nocturnal penile tumescence, are spontaneous erections that occur during sleep or while waking up. Hypothesizes that the noradrenergic neurons of the locus ceruleus are inhibitory to penile erection, and that the cessation of their discharge that occurs during REM sleep may allow testosterone-related excitatory actions to manifest as NPT. A full bladder can stimulate an erection has existed for some time and is characterized as a 'reflex erection".

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Penile Erections are usually classified as arising from "reflexogenic" or "psychogenic" causes. distinction between spinal vs. supraspinal mediation, pelvic vs. hypogastric neural mediation, and perineal somesthetic stimulation vs. stimulation of receptors innervated by the cranial nerves.

Reflexogenic is the area of the body stimulation of which causes a definite unconditioned reflex. Causing or being the point of origin of reflexes.

Psychogenic is having a psychological origin or cause rather than a physical one. Psychogenic effect is one that originates from the brain instead of other physical organs.

Sexuality after Spinal Cord Injury often causes sexual dysfunction, many people with SCI are able to have satisfying sex lives. Physical limitations acquired from SCI affect sexual function and sexuality in broader areas, which in turn has important effects on quality of life. Damage to the spinal cord impairs its ability to transmit messages between the brain and parts of the body below the level of the lesion. This results in lost or reduced sensation and muscle motion, and affects orgasm, erection, ejaculation, and vaginal lubrication.

Erectile Dysfunction is sexual dysfunction characterized by the inability to develop or maintain an erection of the penis during sexual activity in humans. A penile erection is the hydraulic effect of blood entering and being retained in sponge-like bodies within the penis. The process is most often initiated as a result of sexual arousal, when signals are transmitted from the brain to nerves in the penis. The most important organic causes of impotence are cardiovascular disease and diabetes, neurological problems (for example, trauma from prostatectomy surgery), hormonal insufficiencies (hypogonadism) and drug side effects.

Sexual Dysfunction is difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity, including physical pleasure, desire, preference, arousal or orgasm.

Sexual Dysfunction in the United States Prevalence and Predictors.

Impotence is the quality of lacking strength or power; being weak and feeble. An inability (usually of the male animal) to copulate, which means that you are unable to engage in sexual intercourse.

Yartsa Gunbu is an entomopathogenic fungus found in mountainous regions of Nepal and Tibet. It parasitizes larvae of ghost moths and produces a fruiting body which used to be valued as a herbal remedy.

Asexuality is the lack of sexual attraction to anyone, or low or absent interest in or desire for sexual activity.

Penile Fracture is rupture of one or both of the tunica albuginea, the fibrous coverings that envelop the penis's corpora cavernosa. It is caused by rapid blunt force to an erect penis, usually during vaginal intercourse, or aggressive masturbation. It sometimes also involves partial or complete rupture of the urethra or injury to the dorsal nerves, veins and arterie.

Penile Cancer is a malignant growth found on the skin or in the tissues of the penis. Around 95% of penile cancers are squamous cell carcinomas. Other types of penile cancer such as Merkel cell carcinoma, small cell carcinoma, melanoma and other are generally rare.

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Urology focuses on surgical and medical diseases of the male and female urinary tract system and the male reproductive organs.

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Stud is the practice of having casual sex frequently with different partners or being indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners.

Libido or sex drive, is a person's overall sexual drive or desire for sexual activity. Sex drive is influenced by biological, psychological and social factors. Biologically, the sex hormones and associated neurotransmitters that act upon the nucleus accumbens (primarily testosterone and dopamine, respectively) regulate libido in humans.

Being Horny is the arousal of sexual desire, during or in anticipation of sexual activity.

What's that Hard Disk behind My Nipple? Gynecomastia is a common disorder of the endocrine system in which there is a non-cancerous increase in the size of male breast tissue. Most adolescent boys, up to 70%, have some breast development during puberty. Newborn and adolescent males often experience temporary gynecomastia due to the influence of maternal hormones and hormonal changes during puberty, respectively. The development of gynecomastia is usually associated with benign pubertal changes; in adolescent boys, the condition is often a source of psychological distress. However, 75% of pubertal gynecomastia cases resolve within two years of onset without treatment. In rare cases, gynecomastia has been known to occur in association with certain disease states. Gynecomastia may be seen in individuals with Klinefelter syndrome or certain cancers, with disorders involving the endocrine system or metabolic dysfunction, with the use of certain medications, or in older males due to a natural decline in testosterone production.

Masturbation - Men

The combination of Fantasy and Self Stimulation. Make sure your hands are clean and be very careful with soaps, oils or creams. Be gentle, and Learn. How much should you masturbate? Should I masturbate? What are some the health concerns that a person should have when Masturbating? (a onesome, instead of a twosome or a threesome). Masturbating too much can cause you to have problems like low energy levels and weakness, which may be confused with depression. Masturbating too much can also cause you to experience certain dysfunctions like erection problems, premature ejaculation and intimacy issues. Masturbating too much can also cause you to experience neurological problems that are similar to addictions.

Safe Sex - Women Masturbation

Masturbation shouldn't be automatic, though it's sometimes unavoidable. You need to be aware of yourself. You should explore your own sexual abilities and sexual energy, and not just do it for a orgasm. And don't expect miracles or assume to be perfect. You need to respect yourself and understand your needs, and not just do what you want or feel. Use masturbation as a way to exercise your self control, and also as a way to learn how to understand all the mechanisms that helps you to maintain control over your mind and body. Stimulate, anticipate, levitate, rejuvenate, live, learn, love and progress.

Making Love to Yourself. Making love to yourself is safer, but it still has risks. And Knowing how to make love to yourself is not the same as making love to another person. Understanding your own sexuality takes a lot of time, so Understanding another persons sexuality will also take a lot of time. there are many benefits that comes from Understanding your own sexuality, but that does not guarantee that you will understand someone else's sexuality. You're not just exploring someone else's sexuality, you're exploring your own sexuality too, and sometimes you're exploring yourself and the other person at the same time. that is why communicating with an open mind is so extremely important. You have to learn how to understand body language as well as human language. You have to learn how to understand how the mind communicates with the body and how the body communicates to the mind. Then you can share this information and experience with another person who is also going through the same process of learning and exploring. Being able to learn together is one of the purest forms of love that there is.

Pre-Ejaculate is a clear, colorless, viscous fluid that is emitted from the urethra of the penis during sexual arousal. Pre-ejaculate is a fluid that is discharged from a penis when it's aroused and usually occurs right before ejaculation. The fluid acts as a natural lubricant during sex. It is similar in composition to semen but has distinct chemical differences. The presence of sperm in the fluid is variable from low to absent. Pre-ejaculate functions as a lubricant and an acid neutralizer. The fluid is discharged from the urethra of the penis during arousal, masturbation, foreplay or at an early stage during sexual intercourse, some time before the individual fully reaches orgasm and semen is ejaculated. It is primarily produced by the bulbourethral glands (Cowper's glands), with the glands of Littré (the mucus-secreting urethral glands) also contributing. The amount of fluid that is issued varies widely among individuals. Some individuals do not produce any pre-ejaculate fluid, while others emit as much as 5 ml (0.18 imp fl oz; 0.17 US fl oz). Pre-ejaculate fluid contains chemicals associated with semen, such as acid phosphatase, but other semen markers, such as gamma-glutamyltransferase, are absent. Pre-ejaculate neutralizes residual acidity in the urethra caused by urine, creating a more favorable environment for the passage of sperm. The vagina is normally acidic, so the deposit of pre-ejaculate before the emission of semen may change the vaginal environment to promote sperm survival. Pre-ejaculate also acts as a lubricant during sexual activity, and plays a role in semen coagulation. Low levels or no sperm exists in pre-ejaculate, although studies examined small samples of men. Two contrary studies found mixed evidence, including individual cases of a high sperm concentration. Popular belief – dating to a 1966 Masters and Johnson study – stated that pre-ejaculate may contain sperm that can cause pregnancy, which is a common basis of argument against the use of coitus interruptus (withdrawal) as a contraceptive method. However, pre-ejaculate is ineffectual at causing pregnancy. Studies have demonstrated the presence of HIV in most pre-ejaculate samples from infected men. Pre-ejaculate is also known as Precum, pre-seminal fluid, or Cowper's fluid.

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Orgasm Control

Orgasm Control is a sexual technique which may be practiced either alone or with a partner and involves the maintenance of a high level of sexual arousal for an extended period of time without reaching Orgasm. When practiced by males, orgasm control allows the practitioner to enjoy direct sexual stimulation without waiting through the refractory period common after orgasm. When the decision is made to allow orgasm, the physical sensations may be much greater and more pleasurable than if the orgasm were experienced conventionally. There are benefits to having sex, but balance is key.

For men, you should not always masturbate just to orgasm. Practice control, will power and delayed gratification. Use masturbation as a way to practice control. See how long you can maintain an erection without ejaculation. Try not get get near an orgasm, because once you are close to having an orgasm it's hard to control it and stop it from happening.

Erotic Sexual Denial is a sexual practice or sex play in which a person is kept in a heightened state of sexual arousal for an extended length of time without orgasm, and is commonly practiced in association with BDSM and sexual bondage. Erotic sexual denial can be another name for or variant of orgasm control. One form of erotic sexual denial is the reduction or deprivation of all genital stimulation. To ensure a complete absence of genital stimulation, a chastity device may be used as a physical barrier to genital touch or full erection. Temporary Satisfaction.

Edging is an orgasm control sexual technique that may be practiced either alone or with a partner and involves the maintenance of a high level of sexual arousal for an extended period of time without reaching climax. When practiced by males, orgasm control allows the practitioner to enjoy direct sexual stimulation without waiting through the refractory period common after orgasm. When the decision is made to allow orgasm, the physical sensations may be much greater and more pleasurable than if the orgasm were experienced conventionally.

Coitus Reservatus is a form of sexual intercourse in which the penetrative partner does not attempt to ejaculate within the receptive partner, but instead attempts to remain at the plateau phase of intercourse for as long as possible, avoiding the seminal emission. It is distinct from death grip syndrome wherein the male has no volition in his emissionless state.

Blue Balls is a slang term for the condition of temporary fluid congestion or vasocongestion in the testicles accompanied by testicular pain, caused by prolonged sexual arousal in the human male without ejaculation. Some urologists call the condition "epididymal hypertension". The condition is not experienced by all males.

Tantric Sex is a set of techniques for cultivating a more fulfilling sexual or loving relationship, combining breathing techniques, bio-energy, yoga, massage, sexuality and spirituality.

Life Force is what Taoists believe that a man loses when he ejaculates, so they like to avoid ejaculation in order to conserve life essence by minimizing the loss of body fluids.

Sexual Transmutation is taking the sexual energy that's building inside you and channeling it into something else, or transforming it into another form of energy with the goal of increasing success.

Sexual Energy is our life force energy that connects you to your soul point and to the cosmos. Open and strong sexual energy contributes toward our vitality, creativity and sense of well-being. While our sexual desires may be a natural part of who we are, our ability to express our sexuality is often learned.

"You're the giver and the receiver simultaneously, switching from women to women and from scene to scene seamlessly, not worrying about time, not thinking about the climax, not thinking about losing focus because my lover knows exactly when to stop and start, and my lover knows exactly where to touch me, so I just enjoy the ride, and I see where fantasy takes me. And when it's over, I think about what was learned from this journey, and then I talk to the lover within me, and ask, was it good for you? Was it good for me?"

Premature Ejaculation occurs when a man experiences orgasm and expels semen soon after sexual activity and with minimal penile stimulation. It has also been called early ejaculation, rapid ejaculation, rapid climax, premature climax, and (historically) ejaculatio praecox.

Ejaculation is the discharge of semen or sperm from the male reproductory tract, usually accompanied by orgasm. It is the final stage and natural objective of male sexual stimulation, and an essential component of natural conception.

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What is the difference between autoeroticism and thinking Off?

Autoeroticism is the practice of becoming sexually stimulated through internal stimuli. The term was popularized toward the end of the 19th century by British sexologist Havelock Ellis, who defined autoeroticism as "the phenomena of spontaneous sexual emotion generated in the absence of an external stimulus proceeding, directly or indirectly, from another person". The most common autoerotic practice is masturbation. Though the terms autoeroticism and masturbation are often used interchangeably, they are not synonymous as not all autoerotic behaviors are masturbatory. Nocturnal emissions, erotic daydreams, and sexual arousal to 'sexually-neutral' stimuli (music, scenery, art, risk, spiritual reverie, etc.) are also examples of autoeroticism.

Thinking Off results in a spontaneous, persistent, and uncontrollable genital arousal, with or without orgasm or genital engorgement, unrelated to any feelings of sexual desire. Also known as persistent genital arousal disorder (PGAD), originally called persistent sexual arousal syndrome (PSAS), Weiss Disease, and also known as restless genital syndrome (ReGS or RGS).

Sperm - Semen

Sperm is the male reproductive cell and is derived from the Greek word (σπέρμα) sperma (meaning "seed"). In the types of sexual reproduction known as anisogamy and its subtype oogamy, there is a marked difference in the size of the gametes with the smaller one being termed the "male" or sperm cell. A uniflagellar sperm cell that is motile is referred to as a spermatozoon, whereas a non-motile sperm cell is referred to as a spermatium. Sperm cells cannot divide and have a limited life span, but after fusion with egg cells during fertilization, a new organism begins developing, starting as a totipotent zygote. The human sperm cell is haploid, so that its 23 chromosomes can join the 23 chromosomes of the female egg to form a diploid cell. In mammals, sperm develops in the testicles and is released from the penis. It is also possible to extract sperm through TESE. Some sperm banks hold up to 170 litres (37 imp gal; 45 US gal) of sperm. Men make a thousand sperm every second. The body needs vitamin A to make sperm. Orgasm.

A fertile male human ejaculates between 2 and 5 mililiters(ml) of semen (on average about a teaspoon). In each ml there are normally about 100 million sperm, but only one or two sperm cells out of 100 million sperm cells makes it.

Semen components: Testes, 2–5% Approximately 200- to 500-million spermatozoa (also called sperm or spermatozoans), produced in the testes, are released per ejaculation. If a man has undergone a vasectomy, he will have no sperm in the ejaculation. Seminal vesicles (65–75%) amino acids, citrate, enzymes, flavins, fructose (2–5 mg per mL semen, the main energy source of sperm cells, which rely entirely on sugars from the seminal plasma for energy), phosphorylcholine, prostaglandins (involved in suppressing an immune response by the female against the foreign semen), proteins, vitamin C. Prostate (25–30%) acid phosphatase, citric acid, fibrinolysin, prostate specific antigen, proteolytic enzymes, zinc (the zinc level is about 135±40 micrograms/ml for healthy men. Zinc serves to help to stabilize the DNA-containing chromatin in the sperm cells. A zinc deficiency may result in lowered fertility because of increased sperm fragility. Zinc deficiency can also adversely affect spermatogenesis.) Bulbourethral glands < 1% galactose, mucus (serve to increase the mobility of sperm cells in the vagina and cervix by creating a less viscous channel for the sperm cells to swim through, and preventing their diffusion out of the semen. Contributes to the cohesive jelly-like texture of semen.), pre-ejaculate, sialic acid.

Sperm Count evaluates certain characteristics of a male's semen and the sperm contained therein. It is done to help evaluate male fertility, whether for those seeking pregnancy or verifying the success of vasectomy. Reported declines in sperm counts. Temporal trends in sperm count: a systematic review and meta-regression analysis. Low Sperm Count not just a problem for fertility. New research links sperm count to other health problems and increased risk of illness. Phthalates that leach out of plastics into water and food are linked to lower testosterone in Men and Women, especially pregnant women. Exposure to Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Male Reproductive Health - Body Burden. Between 1973 and 2013, sperm counts dropped by more than 50 percent around the world, with the most significant declines seen in North.

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Breakthrough into the cause of male infertility. Scientists have identified a new genetic mechanism that can cause severe forms of male infertility. This breakthrough in understanding the underlying cause of male infertility offers hope of better treatment options for patients in the future.

Male Infertility refers to a sexually mature male's inability to impregnate a fertile female. In humans it accounts for 40–50% of infertility. It affects approximately 7% of all men. Male infertility is commonly due to deficiencies in the semen, and semen quality is used as a surrogate measure of male fecundity. More recently, advance sperm analyses that examine intracellular sperm components are being developed.

Breakthrough into the cause of male infertility. Scientists have identified a new genetic mechanism that can cause severe forms of male infertility. This breakthrough in understanding the underlying cause of male infertility offers hope of better treatment options for patients in the future.

Semen Analysis evaluates certain characteristics of a male's semen and the sperm contained therein. It is done to help evaluate male fertility, whether for those seeking pregnancy or verifying the success of vasectomy.

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Spermatogenesis is the process by which haploid spermatozoa develop from germ cells in the seminiferous tubules of the testis. This process starts with the mitotic division of the stem cells located close to the basement membrane of the tubules. These cells are called spermatogonial stem cells. The mitotic division of these produces two types of cells. Type A cells replenish the stem cells, and type B cells differentiate into primary spermatocytes. The primary spermatocyte divides meiotically (Meiosis I) into two secondary spermatocytes; each secondary spermatocyte divides into two equal haploid spermatids by Meiosis II. The spermatids are transformed into spermatozoa (sperm) by the process of spermiogenesis. These develop into mature spermatozoa, also known as sperm cells. Thus, the primary spermatocyte gives rise to two cells, the secondary spermatocytes, and the two secondary spermatocytes by their subdivision produce four spermatozoa and four haploid cells.

Hyperactivation is a type of sperm motility. Hyperactivated sperm motility is characterised by a high amplitude, asymmetrical beating pattern of the sperm tail (flagellum). This type of motility may aid in sperm penetration of the zona pellucida, which encloses the ovum. Hyperactivation could then be followed by the acrosome reaction where the cap-like structure on the head of the cell releases the enzymes it contains. This facilitates the penetration of the ovum and fertilisation.

Motility is the ability of an organism to move independently, using metabolic energy. This is in contrast to mobility, which describes the ability of an object to be moved.

How Human Sperm really Swim. Sperm tail wiggles on one side. But human sperm also roll as they swim, like corkscrewing through water, their one-sided stoke would average itself out, and they would swim forwards. The sperm head spins at the same time that the sperm tail rotates around the swimming direction. This is known in physics as precession, much like when the orbits of Earth and Mars precess around the sun. Sperm were recorded using a high-speed camera capable of recording over 55,000 frames in one second, and a microscope stage with a piezoelectric device to move the sample up and down at an incredibly high rate, they were able to scan the sperm swimming freely in 3D.

Sperm are influenced by diet, and the effects arise rapidly. Sperm quality can be harmed by several environmental and lifestyle factors, of which obesity and related diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, are well-known risk factors for poor sperm quality. In a previous study, the scientists showed that male fruit flies which had consumed excess sugar shortly before mating more often produced offspring who became overweight.

Flagellum is a lash-like appendage that protrudes from the cell body of certain bacteria and eukaryotic cells termed as flagellates. A flagellate can have one or several flagella. The primary function of a flagellum is that of locomotion, but it also often functions as a sensory organelle, being sensitive to chemicals and temperatures outside the cell. The similar structure in the archaea functions in the same way but is structurally different and has been termed the archaellum.

Retrograde Ejaculation occurs when semen, which would, in most cases, be ejaculated via the urethra, is redirected to the urinary bladder. Normally, the sphincter of the bladder contracts before ejaculation forcing the semen to exit via the urethra, the path of least resistance. When the bladder sphincter does not function properly, retrograde ejaculation may occur. It can also be induced deliberately by a male as a primitive form of male birth control (known as coitus saxonicus) or as part of certain alternative medicine practices.

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Stimming is the repetition of physical movements, sounds, or repetitive movement of objects common in individuals with developmental disabilities, but most prevalent in people with autism spectrum disorders.

Balanitis is inflammation of the glans penis. When the foreskin is also affected, it is termed balanoposthitis.

Fordyce Spots are visible sebaceous glands that are present in most individuals. They appear on the genitals and/or on the face and in the mouth. They appear as small, painless, raised, pale, red or white spots or bumps 1 to 3 mm in diameter that may appear on the scrotum, shaft of the penis or on the labia, as well as the inner surface (retromolar mucosa) and vermilion border of the lips of the face. They are not associated with any disease or illness, nor are they infectious but rather they represent a natural occurrence on the body. No treatment is therefore required, unless the individual has cosmetic concerns. Persons with this condition sometimes consult a dermatologist because they are worried they may have a sexually transmitted disease (especially genital warts) or some form of cancer.

Hirsuties Coronae Glandis are small protuberances that may form on the ridge of the glans of the human penis. They are a harmless anatomical variation. Though sometimes confused with HPV infection, the papules are not a sexually transmitted infection and are not contagious.

Candidiasis is a fungal infection due to any type of Candida (a type of yeast). When it affects the mouth, it is commonly called thrush. Signs and symptoms include white patches on the tongue or other areas of the mouth and throat. Other symptoms may include soreness and problems swallowing. When it affects the vagina, it is commonly called a yeast infection. Signs and symptoms include genital itching, burning, and sometimes a white "cottage cheese-like" discharge from the vagina. Less commonly the penis may be affected, resulting in itchiness. Very rarely, the infection may becoming invasive, spreading to other parts of the body. This may result in fevers along with other symptoms depending on the parts involved

Urinary Tract Infection is an infection that affects part of the urinary tract. When it affects the lower urinary tract it is known as a bladder infection (cystitis) and when it affects the upper urinary tract it is known as kidney infection (pyelonephritis). Symptoms from a lower urinary tract include pain with urination, frequent urination, and feeling the need to urinate despite having an empty bladder. Symptoms of a kidney infection include fever and flank pain usually in addition to the symptoms of a lower UTI. Rarely the urine may appear bloody. In the very old and the very young, symptoms may be vague or non-specific.

Hematospermia is the presence of blood in semen, is most often a benign symptom. Among men age 40 or older, hematospermia is a slight predictor of cancer, typically prostate cancer. No specific cause is found in up to 70% of cases.

Congestive Prostatitis is a condition which is characterized by inflammation of the prostate gland and affects males who suffer from prostate enlargement.

Postorgasmic illness syndrome is a syndrome in which men have severe cognitive and physical symptoms immediately following ejaculation in the absence of a local genital reaction. The symptoms last for up to a week. The cause and prevalence are unknown; it is considered a rare disease.

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Female Body - Women's Sex Organs

Female is the sex of an organism, or a part of an organism, that produces non-mobile ova or egg cells.

Woman is a female human; that is, of the species homo sapiens. The term woman is usually reserved for an adult, with the term girl being the usual term for a female child or adolescent.

Woman have 2 X chromosomes. Men have 1 X and 1 Y chromosomes.

Femininity is a set of attributes, behaviors, and roles generally associated with girls and women. Femininity is socially constructed, but made up of both socially-defined and biologically-created factors. This makes it distinct from the definition of the biological female sex, as both males and females can exhibit feminine traits. People who exhibit a combination of both masculine and feminine characteristics are considered androgynous, and feminist philosophers have argued that gender ambiguity may blur gender classification. Modern conceptualizations of femininity also rely not just upon social constructions, but upon the individualized choices made by women. Traits traditionally cited as feminine include gentleness, empathy, and sensitivity, though traits associated with femininity vary depending on location and context, and are influenced by a variety of social and cultural factors. In some non-English speaking cultures, certain concepts or inanimate objects are considered feminine or masculine, which is the counterpart to feminine or girlishness, womanliness or womanhood.

Estrogen is the primary female sex hormone. It is responsible for the development and regulation of the female reproductive system and secondary sex characteristics.

Progesterone is an endogenous steroid and progestogen sex hormone involved in the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, and embryogenesis of humans and other species. It belongs to a group of steroid hormones called the progestogens, and is the major progestogen in the body. Progesterone is also a crucial metabolic intermediate in the production of other endogenous steroids, including the sex hormones and the corticosteroids, and plays an important role in brain function as a neurosteroid. Progesterone modulates multiple brain functions implicated in the pathogenesis of drug addiction, and can also cause depression.

Hot Flash are a form of flushing due to reduced levels of estradiol. Hot flashes are a symptom which may have several other causes, but which is often caused by the changing hormone levels that are characteristic of menopause. They are typically experienced as a feeling of intense heat with sweating and rapid heartbeat, and may typically last from 2 to 30 minutes for each occurrence.

Study finds women have more brain changes after menopause. Women who have gone through menopause may have more of a brain biomarker called white matter hyperintensities than premenopausal women or men of the same age, according to a new study. White matter hyperintensities are tiny lesions visible on brain scans that become more common with age or with uncontrolled high blood pressure. These brain biomarkers have been linked in some studies to an increased risk of stroke, Alzheimer's disease and cognitive decline.

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Vagina is a muscular and tubular part of the female genital tract, which in humans extends from the vulva to the cervix. The outer vaginal opening may be partly covered by a membrane called the hymen. At the deep end, the cervix (neck of the uterus) bulges into the vagina. The vagina allows for sexual intercourse and childbirth, and channels menstrual flow, which occurs periodically as part of the menstrual cycle.

Gynaecology is the medical practice dealing with the health of the female reproductive systems (vagina, uterus, and ovaries) and the breasts. Literally, outside medicine, the term means "the science of women". Its counterpart is andrology, which deals with medical issues specific to the male reproductive system. Almost all modern gynaecologists are also obstetricians (see obstetrics and gynaecology). In many areas, the specialities of gynaecology and obstetrics overlap.

Pelvic Examination is a doctor's visual and physical examination of a woman's reproductive organs. During the exam, the doctor inspects the vagina, cervix, fallopian tubes, vulva, ovaries, and uterus. A pelvic examination is the physical examination of the external and internal female pelvic organs. It is frequently used in gynecology for the evaluation of symptoms affecting the female reproductive and urinary tract, such as pain, bleeding, discharge, urinary incontinence, or trauma. Unnecessary Tests.

Pelvis is either the lower part of the trunk of the human body between the abdomen and the thighs (sometimes also called pelvic region of the trunk) or the skeleton embedded in it (sometimes also called bony pelvis, or pelvic skeleton). The pelvic region of the trunk includes the bony pelvis, the pelvic cavity (the space enclosed by the bony pelvis), the pelvic floor, below the pelvic cavity, and the perineum, below the pelvic floor. The pelvic skeleton is formed in the area of the back, by the sacrum and the coccyx and anteriorly and to the left and right sides, by a pair of hip bones. The two hip bones connect the spine with the lower limbs. They are attached to the sacrum posteriorly, connected to each other anteriorly, and joined with the two femurs at the hip joints. The gap enclosed by the bony pelvis, called the pelvic cavity, is the section of the body underneath the abdomen and mainly consists of the reproductive organs (sex organs) and the rectum, while the pelvic floor at the base of the cavity assists in supporting the organs of the abdomen. In mammals, the bony pelvis has a gap in the middle, significantly larger in females than in males. Their young pass through this gap when they are born. Pelvic Floor s composed of muscle fibers of the levator ani, the coccygeus muscle, and associated connective tissue which span the area underneath the pelvis. The pelvic diaphragm is a muscular partition formed by the levatores ani and coccygei, with which may be included the parietal pelvic fascia on their upper and lower aspects. The pelvic floor separates the pelvic cavity above from the perineal region (including perineum) below. Because, to accommodate the birth canal, a female's pelvic cavity is larger than a male's, the pelvic floor tends to be considered a part of female anatomy, but males have an equivalent pelvic floor.

Virginity Test is the practice and process of determining whether a person, usually a girl or woman is a virgin; i.e., whether she has never engaged in sexual intercourse. The test typically involves a check for the presence of an intact hymen, on the assumption that it can only be torn as a result of sexual intercourse.

The Virginity Fraud: Nina Dølvik Brochmann and Ellen Støkken Dahl (video and text) - Talks about how virginity tests or hymen examinations are mostly fraudulent and also abusive towards women. The hymen does not always bleed or get damaged the first time a woman has vaginal sex, and the hymen is not lost forever, hymens are elastic and the size and shape varies from women to women. This type of discrimination against women also makes women afraid of ruining themselves, either through sport, play, tampon use or a sexual activity. The Wonder Down Under: A User’s Guide to the Vagina (book on amazon).

Hymen is a membrane that surrounds or partially covers the external vaginal opening. It forms part of the vulva, or external genitalia, and is similar in structure to the vagina. The hymen does not seem to have a specific physiological function or purpose.

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Prolactin is a protein that in humans is best known for its role in enabling mammals, usually females, to produce milk.

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Vaginal Yeast Infection is excessive growth of yeast in the vagina that results in irritation. The most common symptom is vaginal itching, which may be severe. Other symptoms include burning with urination, white and thick vaginal discharge that typically does not smell bad, pain with sex, and redness around the vagina. Symptoms often worsen just before a woman's period. Vaginal yeast infections are due to excessive growth of Candida. These yeast are normally present in the vagina in small numbers. It is not classified as a sexually transmitted infection; however, it may occur more often in those who are frequently sexually active. Risk factors include taking antibiotics, pregnancy, diabetes, and HIV/AIDS. Eating a diet high in simple sugar may also play a role. Tight clothing, type of underwear, and personal hygiene do not appear to be factors. Diagnosis is by testing a sample of vaginal discharge. As symptoms are similar to that of the sexually transmitted infections, chlamydia and gonorrhea, testing may be recommended. Despite the lack of evidence, wearing cotton underwear and loose fitting clothing is often recommended as a preventative measure. Avoiding douching and scented hygiene products is also recommended. Treatment is with an antifungal medication. This may be either as a cream such as clotrimazole or with oral medications such as fluconazole. Probiotics have not been found to be useful for active infections. About 75% of women have at least one vaginal yeast infection at some point in their lives while nearly half have at least two. About 5% have more than three infections in a single year. It is the second most common cause of vaginal inflammation after bacterial vaginosis.

Venus Symbol Dyspareunia is painful sexual intercourse due to medical or psychological causes.

PMS refers to physical and emotional symptoms that occur in the one to two weeks before a woman's period.

Menstrual Cycles is the regular natural change that occurs in the female reproductive system (specifically the uterus and ovaries) that makes pregnancy possible. The cycle is required for the production of ovocytes, and for the preparation of the uterus for pregnancy. Up to 80% of women report having some symptoms during the one to two weeks prior to menstruation. Common symptoms include acne, tender breasts, bloating, feeling tired, irritability and mood changes. These symptoms interfere with normal life and therefore qualify as premenstrual syndrome in 20 to 30% of women. In 3 to 8%, they are severe.

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Menopause is the time in most women's lives when menstrual periods stop permanently, and they are no longer able to bear children. Menopause typically occurs between 49 and 52 years of age.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a hormonal disorder common among women of reproductive age. Women with PCOS may have infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods or excess male hormone (androgen) levels. The ovaries may develop numerous small collections of fluid (follicles) and fail to regularly release eggs. Signs and symptoms of PCOS include irregular or no menstrual periods, heavy periods, excess body and facial hair, acne, pelvic pain, difficulty getting pregnant, and patches of thick, darker, velvety skin. Associated conditions include type 2 diabetes, obesity, obstructive sleep apnea, heart disease, mood disorders, and endometrial cancer.

Menstrual Cup is made of medical grade silicone, shaped like a bell and is flexible. It is worn inside the vagina during menstruation to catch menstrual fluid (blood). About every 4–12 hours (depending on the amount of flow), the menstruating woman removes the menstrual cup from her vagina, empties the collected menstrual blood into a toilet or sink, washes the cup under running water and inserts it again. At the end of the monthly period, the cup can be sterilized, usually by boiling in water. Unlike tampons and pads, the cup collects menstrual fluid rather than absorbing it.

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Female Athletes and their Periods. Does the Menstrual Cycle affect Sporting Performance? An elite athlete or some women who exercise a lot may have their periods stop, which is called hypothalamic amenorrhea, which is a condition in which menstruation stops for several months due to a problem involving the hypothalamus. The hypothalamus is in the center of the brain and controls reproduction. It produces gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH). Signal hormones that are produced in the ovary are not produced. Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone is a releasing hormone responsible for the release of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH) from the anterior pituitary. GnRH triggers the follicular stimulating hormone, and the luteinizing hormone that are produced in the ovary, that signal does not translate to production of estrogen and progesterone, so the woman loses her periods. They may become irregular initially and then they may stop completely. It is reversible once the women decreases the intensity of her workouts or when other changes occur. The typical menstrual cycle is 28 days long, with the first five days of bleeding on average. Then, the first 14 days are considered the follicular phase. That’s when the little egg is getting built up. And, then there is the second half, which, again, is about 14 days is when the lining gets really lush and ready to accept a fertilized egg. Generally the luteal phase is considered less favorable for athletic performance because of the extra estrogen that gets made in there. So to compensate for that, studies suggest that women need to carb-load more during the second half of their menstrual cycle if they’re going to have an endurance event. However, there are just as many women athletes who set personal records during their luteal phase, during their menstrual cycle, during their follicular phase, whatever. So it’s very different in every woman. Many studies that say that performance does not vary throughout the menstrual cycle and there are studies that say it does.

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Labiaplasty is a plastic surgery procedure for altering the labia minora (inner labia) and the labia majora (outer labia), the folds of skin surrounding the human vulva.

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Labia Minora are two flaps of skin on either side of the human vaginal opening in the vulva, situated between the labia majora (the Latin for big lips; also called outer labia, or outer lips). Inner lips vary widely in size, color, and shape from individual to individual.

Bikini Waxing is the removal of pubic hair using a special wax, which can be hot or cold, that adheres to hairs and pulls them out when the wax is removed quickly from the skin, usually with a cloth strip. While the practice is mainly associated with women, men remove pubic hair at times as well.

Photos of different Vaginas (image)

Vagina Names, furburger, pleasure-pit, cherry pit, joy-hole, lady bits, beaver, fanny, man in canoe, rosebud, joy buzzer, lentils, chick pea, love button, bald man in a boat.

Labia (PDF) - Vulva (PDF)

Clitoris is designed to bring a woman pleasure. That is its sole purpose. Not reproduction.

Skene's Gland

Clitoris contains 8,000 sensitive nerve endings, double the nerve endings in the glans of a penis. The word "Clitoris" is from the Greek work for "key"? Understanding and getting to know the clitoris may unlock your sex. Only one quarter of the clitoris is partially visible to the naked eye. The rest of it is inside the women's body. The clitoris is actually close to four inches in length (kind of like the average non-erect penis), but three-fourths of it is hidden from view within a female's body. Besides the clitoris being made up the clitoral head, the hood and the clitoral shaft, it is also composed of the urethral sponge, erectile tissue, glands, vestibular bulbs and the clitoral legs. Only the clitoral head and the hood are located outside the body. Some sex experts believe that the G Spot is actually a part of the clitoris.

The clitoris varies in size and shape on different women. Some are hidden under the hood, and some stick out. Some like to be touched softly and others like a lot of pressure. It takes time to get to know a woman's clitoris. Don't assume that you know what it likes. Take your time and get to know each unique clitoris, just like you would take the time to get to know the woman it is attached to. Fifty to 75 percent of women who have Climaxes (Orgasms) need to have their clitoris touched (clitoral stimulation). Most women are unable to have an orgasm through intercourse alone. There are all kinds of orgasms. Vaginal, Cervical and G Spot Orgasms do exist, but they are much harder for most women to achieve than a clitoral orgasm. Very few women are able to achieve an orgasm without any kind of clitoral involvement. There is nothing immature about women having orgasms through their clitoris. A clitoral orgasm can bring about anywhere between three and 16 contractions and can last from 10 to 30 seconds. But that doesn't exclude the fact that many women have multiple orgasms that can include pelvic contractions. Some sex educators have compared and contrasted male and female orgasm and have concluded that even the most average clitoral orgasm lasts longer than even the best ever most fantastic male orgasm.

The clitoris grows throughout a woman's life. After menopause, the clitoris can become 2.5 times larger than it was when the same woman was a teenager. I don't think that there has been an actually study about clitoris size in relation to pleasure. And I don't think that women have a size thing about their clitoris, the way men do around penis size. I have never ever met a woman who has measured her clitoris, but I have met men who have measured their penis. 

Heterosexual women report reaching orgasm during sex only 65 percent of the time, versus 95 percent for straight men. Orgasm starts with the genital sensory cortex and then spreads to areas in the limbic system, including the amygdala (emotional processing) and hippocampus (memory, fantasy) along with the insula and anterior cingulate cortex (visceral sensation and internal feelings). Woman climaxes more easily when she’s relaxed and able to fantasize freely without any worries. Pleasure was something to sink into, not race toward.

Feminism is a range of political movements, ideologies, and social movements that share a common goal: to define, establish, and achieve political, economic, personal, and social rights for women This includes seeking to establish equal opportunities for women in education and employment. News about Women (women's news) - Human Rights.

Body Image - Shyness - Introvert - Being Horny - Oral Sex

Prude meaning honorable woman, is a person who is described as (or would describe themselves as) being concerned with decorum or propriety, significantly in excess of normal prevailing standards. They may be perceived as being more uncomfortable than most with sexuality or nudity.

Slut is generally a term for a woman or girl who is considered to have loose sexual morals or who is sexually promiscuous. It is usually used as an insult, sexual slur or offensive term of disparagement (slut shaming). It originally meant "a dirty, slovenly woman", and is rarely used to refer to men, generally requiring clarification by use of the terms male slut or man whore. Slander.

Slut-Shaming is a form of social stigma applied to people, especially women and girls, who are perceived to violate traditional expectations for sexual behaviors. Some examples of circumstances wherein women are "slut-shamed" include violating dress code policies by dressing in perceived sexually provocative ways, requesting access to birth control, having premarital, casual, or promiscuous sex, engaging in prostitution, or when being victim blamed for being raped or otherwise sexually assaulted.

Masturbation - Women

Clitoris is a female sex organ visible button-like portion is near the front junction of the labia minora (inner lips), above the opening of the urethra. Unlike the penis, the male homologue (equivalent) to the clitoris, it usually does not contain the distal portion (or opening) of the urethra and is therefore not used for urination. Internal Clitoris.

G-Spot is characterized as an erogenous area of the vagina that, when stimulated, may lead to strong sexual arousal, powerful orgasms and potential female ejaculation. It is typically reported to be located 5–8 cm (2–3 in) up the front (anterior) vaginal wall between the vaginal opening and the urethra and is a sensitive area that may be part of the female prostate.

Vaginal Lubrication is a naturally produced fluid that lubricates a woman's vagina. Vaginal lubrication is always present, but production increases significantly near ovulation and during sexual arousal in anticipation of sexual intercourse. Vaginal dryness is the condition in which this lubrication is insufficient, and sometimes artificial lubricants are used to augment it. Without sufficient lubrication, sexual intercourse can be painful. The vaginal lining has no glands, and therefore the vagina must rely on other methods of lubrication. Plasma from vaginal walls due to vascular engorgement is considered to be the chief lubrication source, and the Bartholin's glands, located slightly below and to the left and right of the introitus (vaginal opening), also secrete mucus to augment vaginal-wall secretions. Near ovulation, cervical mucus provides additional lubrication.

Masturbation Facts - Female Masturbation: 5 things to know (webMD) - Masturbation Fun

A Woman's Guide To Mind-Blowing Masturbation - Learning to Masturbate

Learning How To Masturbate (youtube)

It doesn’t have to be quick, or end with an Orgasm.

Vibrator is a sex toy that is used on the body to produce pleasurable erotic stimulation. Most 2010-era vibrators contain an electric-powered device which pulsates or throbs, which is used to stimulate erogenous zones such as the clitoris, rest of the vulva or vagina, penis, scrotum or anus. There are many different shapes and models of vibrators. Some vibrators designed for women stimulate both the clitoris and the vagina. Some vibrators designed for couples stimulate the genitals of both partners.

Divinyls - I Touch Myself (youtube)

Touching (human touch)

Male Masturbation

When women masturbate, 95% of women have an orgasm. In 1st time hookups with other women, they orgasm 64% of the time. In 1st time hookups with men, women orgasm only 7% of the time.

Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder or restless genital syndrome, is spontaneous, persistent, unwanted and uncontrollable genital arousal in the absence of sexual stimulation or sexual desire, and is typically not relieved by orgasm. Instead, multiple orgasms over hours or days may be required for relief.

Safe Sex

Dorsal Nerve Cord is one of the embryonic features unique to chordates. The dorsal nerve cord is a hollow cord dorsal to the notochord. It is formed from a part of the Ectoderm that rolls, forming the hollow tube, compared to other animal phyla, which have solid, ventral tubes. The dorsal nerve cord is later modified in vertebrates into the central nervous system which is composed of the brain and spinal cord. A dorsal nerve cord is mainly found in subphylum Vertebrata. Chordates also usually have a notochord, a post-anal tail, an endostyle, and pharyngeal slits. Dorsal means the "back" side, as opposed to Ventral which is the "belly" side of an organism. In bipedal organisms dorsal is the back and ventral is the front. In organisms which walk on four limbs the dorsal surface is the top (back) and the ventral surface is the bottom (belly).

Grow a Vigina
She's kidding of course. She's just making a point about how sensitive our private areas are, especially testicles.

Public Displays - Sexualization of Women

Exhibitionism is the act of exposing in a public or semi-public context those parts of one's body that are not normally exposed – for example, the breasts, genitals or buttocks. The practice may arise from a desire or compulsion to expose themselves in such a manner to groups of friends or acquaintances, or to strangers for their amusement or sexual satisfaction or to shock the bystander. Exposing oneself only to an intimate partner is normally not regarded as exhibitionism. In law, the act of exhibitionism may be called indecent exposure, "exposing one's person", or other expressions.

Flaunting - "Better to be Sexy and Racy than Sexist and Racist." Stephen Fry (wiki).

Fame Dangers - Too Much Attention

is marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest, Exciting sexual desire.

Provocative Clothing or Just Clothes Why are Certain Clothes too Sexy for Wearing in Public? You need to be aware of your body language. Ignoring the fact that there are ignorant people in the world is not a good way to protect yourself. You have the right to wear what ever you want, but you should dress responsibly and be ready to defend yourself, physically and mentally. No person has the right to judge you by your appearance. And no person has the right to use your appearance as a reason or as an excuse to be an as*hole or a criminal towards you. But you need to understand the risks. Be beautiful, but please be careful. Remember that power corrupts, even the power of beauty.

Provocative is tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate. Exciting sexual desire.

Provocative Clothing (amazon) - Clothes - Body Image - Indecent Exposure - Kinky

Titillation is the arousal of interest or excitement, especially through sexually suggestive images or words. A tingling feeling of excitement as from teasing or tickling.

Tantalizing is to excite the senses or desires of someone. To torment or tease someone with the sight or promise of something that is unobtainable.

Seductive is tending to entice someone into a desired action or state. Seduction is an act of winning the love or sexual favor of someone.

Romance Scams - Fantasies - Role Playing - Sugar Daddy - Hooking Up

Teasing comes in three major forms, playful, hurtful, and educative. When teasing is playful and friendly, and especially when it is reciprocal, teasing can be regarded as flirting. When teasing is unwelcome, it may be regarded as harassment or mobbing, especially in the work place and school, or as a form of bullying or emotional abuse. If done in public, it may be regarded as humiliation. Teasing can also be regarded as educative when it is used as a way of Informal learning. Adults in some of the Indigenous American Communities often tease children to playfully illustrate and teach them how their behavior negatively affects the community. Children in many Indigenous American Communities also learn by observing what others do in addition to collaborating with them. Along with teasing, this form of informal learning is different from the ways that Western American children learn. Informal ways of child learning include mutual responsibility, as well as active collaboration with adults and peers. This differentiates from the more formal way of learning because it is not adult-oriented.

Jeggings (video)

Flirting is playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest. Talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions. Behave as though attracted to or trying to attract someone, but for amusement rather than with serious intentions. Behave carelessly or indifferently. Flirting is a social and sexual behavior involving spoken or written communication, as well as body language, by one person to another, either to suggest interest in a deeper relationship with the other person, or if done playfully, for amusement. Flirting usually involves speaking and behaving in a way that suggests a mildly greater intimacy than the actual relationship between the parties would justify, though within the rules of social etiquette, which generally disapproves of a direct expression of sexual interest in the given setting. This may be accomplished by communicating a sense of playfulness or irony. Double entendres (where one meaning is more formally appropriate, and another more suggestive) may be used. Body language can include flicking the hair, eye contact, brief touching, open stances, proximity, and other gestures. Flirting may be done in an under-exaggerated, shy or frivolous style. Vocal communication of interest can include, for example, alterations in vocal tone (such as pace, volume, and intonation), challenges (including teasing, questions, qualifying, and feigned disinterest), which may serve to increase tension, and to test intention and congruity, and adoration which includes offers, approval and tact, knowledge and demonstration of poise, self-assurance, smart and stylish, a commanding attitude. Flirting behavior varies across cultures due to different modes of social etiquette, such as how closely people should stand (proxemics), how long to hold eye contact, how much touching is appropriate and so forth. Nonetheless, some behaviors may be more universal. For example, ethologist Irenäus Eibl-Eibesfeldt found that in places as different as Africa and North America, women exhibit similar flirting behavior, such as a prolonged stare followed by a head tilt away with a little smile, as seen in the accompanying image associated with a Hollywood film. Flirtatious is behaving in such a way as to suggest a playful sexual attraction to someone.

We need freedom of expression without discrimination or bias, but we also need respect for each other?

Bullying - Sextortion - Sex CrimesRevengeCriminal Behavior - Misconduct - Peer Pressure

Modesty is a mode of dress and deportment which intends to avoid encouraging of sexual attraction in others. Modest behavior.

Disinhibition is not the same as having confidence.

Groping is touching or fondling another person in an unwelcome sexual way using the hands.

Public Displays of Affection are acts of physical intimacy in the view of others. What is an acceptable display of affection varies with respect to culture and context. Displays of affection in a public place, such as the street, are more likely to be objected to, than similar practices in a private place with only people from a similar cultural background present. Some organizations have rules limiting or prohibiting public displays of affection.

When are public displays of affection proper or not proper? Do you really need this type of attention?

Grinding is a type of close partner dance where two or more dancers rub or bump their bodies against each other, this is generally with a female dancer rubbing her buttocks against a male dancer's crotch area.

Safe Sex - Body Language - Body Image

Twerking is a type of dancing in which an individual, often female, moves to music in a sexually provocative manner involving thrusting hip movements and a low squatting stance.

Gallivant is to wander aimlessly in search of pleasure. To go around from one place to another in the pursuit of pleasure or entertainment.

Sexting - Sex From a Distance

I Know What Boys Like - The Waitresses (youtube)

Why is certain makeup too sexy for wearing in public?

Social Impact of Thong Underwear (wiki)

What's the difference between feeling sexy and looking sexy? Do you have to look sexy in order to feel sexy?

Sexy Boudoir Body Positions Boudoir Photography is a photographic style featuring intimate, romantic, and sometimes erotic images of its subjects, primarily intended for the private enjoyment of the subject and their romantic partners. It is distinct from glamour and art nude photography in that it is usually more suggestive rather than explicit in its approach to nudity and sexuality, features subjects who do not regularly model, and produces images which are not intended to be seen by a wide audience, but rather to remain under the control of the subject. 

Pinterest Sexy Photography Ideas (pinterest) 

Striptease is an erotic or exotic dance in which the performer gradually undresses, either partly or completely, in a seductive and sexually suggestive manner. The person who performs a striptease is commonly known as a "stripper" or exotic dancer.

Straight Pride a term used to describe as a response to gay pride adopted by various LGBT groups in the early 1970s or to the accommodations provided to gay pride initiatives.

Sexualization - Objectifying

Sexualization is to make something sexual in character or quality, or to become aware of sexuality, especially in relation to men and women. Sexualization is linked to sexual objectification.

Hypersexualization is to make someone extremely sexual or to accentuate their sexuality in order to make the person exhibit unusual or excessive concern with or indulgence in sexual activity.

What does it mean to be treated like an object?

Sexual Objectification is the act of treating a person as a mere object of sexual desire, or treating a person as an instrument of sexual pleasure. Objectification more broadly means treating a person as a commodity or as an object without regard to their personality or dignity. Objectification is most commonly examined at the level of a society, but can also refer to the behavior of individuals and is a type of dehumanization.

Sex Object is a person regarded primarily as a source of sexual gratification. A person viewed primarily in terms of sexual appeal or as a source of sexual gratification.

Dehumanization - Attractiveness - Social Dangers - Dating Dangers

Hyperfemininity is defined as exaggerated adherence to a feminine gender in a role as it relates to heterosexual relationships. Hyperfeminine women believe that their success is determined by maintaining a romantic relationship with a man, and that their sexuality can be used to maintain this relationship. Hyper-femininity is a response to the social change challenging traditional femininity through the adoption of exaggerated stereotypical traits.

Sexualization of Women in Video Games. Female role models in video games are rare, and if they are present, they are often heavily sexualized. Objectification theory suggests that exposure to sexualized media characters increases self-objectification and decreases body satisfaction in female users. Gender Representation in video games. The portrayal of men and women in video games, as in other media, is a subject of research in gender studies and is discussed in the context of sexism in video gaming. Although women make up about half of video game players, they are significantly underrepresented as characters in mainstream games, despite the prominence of iconic heroines such as Samus Aran or Lara Croft. The portrayal of women in games often reflects traditional gender roles, sexual objectification, or stereotypes such as that of the "damsel in distress". Male characters are often stereotypically depicted as big and muscular, and LGBT characters have been slow to appear in video games as a result of the heteronormativity of the medium. Research indicates that how genders are portrayed in games can influence players' perception of gender roles, and that young girls prefer to play a character of their own gender much more than boys do. On average, female-led games sell fewer copies than male-led ones, but also have lower marketing budgets. Women at Temple who play video games feel that the over-sexualized portrayal of female characters in video games is sexist and damaging to their own self image. They hope to see fewer sexualized designs and more authentic female representation in the future. Video game design teams often sexualize female characters to make them look appealing to men rather than giving the female characters a more practical design, The camera in video games often lingers over women’s bodies and frames them in ways that draw attention to their butts and breasts. Study tracks 31-year history of female sexualization in video games. Sexualization rose to a peak in the 1995 and then declined, but games still objectify female characters more than male characters and feature them more often in secondary roles.

Sex and Nudity in Video Games uses scantily clad images or characters to sell or enhance games. some go further, using sex acts or nudity as a character motivation (that is, the reason for a character's behaviors and actions), in-game reward, or simply as a gameplay element. Portrayal of Women (wiki).

Sex in Advertising is the use of sex appeal in advertising to help sell a particular product or service. Sexually appealing imagery may or may not pertain to the product or service in question. Examples of sexually appealing imagery include nudity, pin-up models, and muscular men. Sexual Attraction.

Shock Advertising is a type of advertising that "deliberately, rather than inadvertently, startles and offends its audience by violating norms for social values and personal ideals". It is the employment in advertising or public relations of "graphic imagery and blunt slogans to highlight".

Exploitation of Women in Mass Media is the use or portrayal of women in mass media (such as television, film and advertising) to increase the appeal of media or a product to the detriment of, or without regard to, the interests of the women portrayed, or women in general.

Bechdel Test is a way of evaluating whether or not a film or other work of fiction portrays women in a way that is sexist or characterized by gender stereotyping. To pass the Bechdel test a work must feature at least two women, these women must talk to each other, and their conversation must concern something other than a man. Bechdel Test is a measure of the representation of women in fiction. It asks whether a work features at least two women who talk to each other about something other than a man. The requirement that the two women be named is sometimes added.

Sexuality in Music Videos is when women and men are portrayed differently. impacts young adults' perceptions of appropriate societal behavior. Female adolescents are more likely to use music to reflect their emotional state. Men are more likely to use music as a source of energy or create a more positive image of themselves. Many artists include references to sex, drugs, violence, etc. in their music and portray these in their music videos. As more adolescents watch these videos, there has been an increase in negative behaviors. The human sexuality in music videos, as well as the behaviors portrayed by the artists, can give both positive and negative impressions to the viewing audience.  A survey found that 72.2% of black, 68.0% of white, and 69.2% of Hispanic youths agree with the suggestion that rap music videos contain 'too many' references to sex.

Sexploitation Film is a vehicle for the exhibition of non-explicit sexual situations and gratuitous nudity. Film Types.

Sexual Capital or erotic capital is the social value an individual or group accrues as a result of their sexual attractiveness. As with other forms of capital, sexual capital is convertible, and may be useful in acquiring other forms of capital, including social capital and economic capital.

Harper Valley PTA is a country song written by Tom T. Hall which became, in 1968, a major international hit single for country singer Jeannie C. Riley. "you've been wearing your dresses way too high".

Pornography - Sex Films - Sexual Images

Porn is a catch all phrase that describes many different kinds of sexual behavior that has been recorded on film. Some of the sex scenes seem natural, but some of the sex scenes can be unnatural and perverted, so the viewer should be warned, and also be very aware that all media can be misinterpreted, and that almost anything can be confusing to an immature mind. So it is not just the untimely exposure, it's mostly the ignorance of the user, or the ignorance of the victim. Even if you're watching a certified educational video, you have to understand that the people making the film do not take any responsibility for how someone interprets the film, and film makers are not held accountable for any negative influences that a film may have on a persons behavior. Pornography that has no instructions or explanations and has no educational benefit, should carry a warning label that says, "Pornography is mostly for adult entertainment purposes. Pornography should not be seen as sex education, unless a sex education course used part of a film as an example for a particular type of behavior. Most porn films are like a soap opera with sex scenes, it does not accurately depict normal behavior or express sexual behavior accurately enough so that the sexual behavior is accurately understood. Pornography is not a documentary. Poron can be more fiction than fact. Viewers must be aware that some pornography material can be disturbing and traumatic, and some images can be very misleading, which could mess with your mind and cause you to have a reality that is extremely distorted, which could happen with many beliefs such as certain religious beliefs or political beliefs or social beliefs. This is why learning the right things at the right time is just as important as seeing the right things things at the right time. Confusion can cause serious mistakes to happen, which is another good reason why education needs to improve and why educating yourself needs to be one of your top priorities and part of your daily routine. Thank you and enjoy the film, or not enjoy the film, after all, it's entertainment, and not all entertainment is entertaining because everything is relative to the viewer. And remember, freedom of speech is not a certification, it is a right, but it's not a right to be irresponsible, threatening or abusive. Everyone must fully understand the responsibility that comes with having a freedom. We grant you this right, but it is your responsibility to educate yourself, because schools will not teach you everything that you need to know, and the media is not always a reliable source for the truth. So you need to be a scientist in your life, because there's a lot of things going on that you may not know about."

Pornography is a recorded human activity that is usually performed naked with clothes off. Sexual intercourse between a man and a women is the reason why you are here, and pornography
may give you an idea what your conception may have looked like. Sex in Film (wiki).

Pornographic Films are films that present sexually explicit subject matter for the purpose of sexual arousal and erotic satisfaction of the viewer. Pornographic films present sexual fantasies and usually include erotically stimulating material such as nudity and depictions of sexual intercourse. A distinction is sometimes made between "erotic" films and "pornographic" films on the basis that the latter contain more explicit sexuality, and focus more on arousal than storytelling, but the distinction is highly subjective.

Erotica is any artistic work that deals substantively with erotically stimulating or sexually arousing subject matter. All forms of art may depict erotic content, including painting, sculpture, photography, drama, film, music or literature. Erotica has high-art aspirations, differentiating it from commercial pornography. It's not just images of sex, but words that describe sexual behavior that can influence a persons perception of sex. So novels or any written words about sex can have an effect on a person. Do warnings or film ratings help someone determine if something is inappropriate or dangerous? Is censorship biased?

Hollywood movies are entertainment and are not meant to be factual. Soap Opera TV shows are not made to help you understand relationships, because they are extremely exaggerated. Just because a movie depicts something that could happen in life, it doesn't mean that it should happen in your life. Sexualization.

What is the difference between sexual content on TV and Pornography? Why does explicit sexual images have the same effect as suggestive sexual undertones that show no nudity? Why is sexual content OK for advertisers while Pornography is frowned upon even though pornography is prevalent throughout the world?

Rule 34 states that pornography or sexually related material exists for almost any conceivable subject. The concept is commonly depicted as fan art of normally non-erotic subjects engaging in sexual behavior. Deepfake pornography is a type of synthetic porn that is created via altering an already-existing pornographic publication by applying deepfake technology to the faces of the actor or actress. Animated pornography is the portrayal of illustrated or animated fictional cartoon characters in erotic or sexual situations. Animated cartoon pornography or erotic animation, is a subset of the larger field of adult animation, not all of which is sexually explicit. Ratings.

Let’s Talk Porn | Maria Ahlin | TEDxGöteborg Jun 21, 2019 (video) - We have to talk about porn! We have to talk about what message porn is sending and what it teaches our children! More and more extreme content found in mainstream porn, making people less sensitive to sexual aggression. Despite these alarming facts, porn is still one of our biggest taboos. Today, most children are first exposed to pornography at a worryingly young age, in fact, porn is the number one sex educator among young teenagers. Porn is a drug, but why isn’t it treated as an addiction? In addition to being a public speaker, author and educator Maria is also head of youth organization 'Changing attitudes'. As an expert on issues concerning pornography and sex-buying she has given more than 400 public talks. In her research, she has met with more than 500 people in prostitution, as well as thousands of sex-offenders. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

Technology addiction or just addiction?

Pornography is the portrayal of sexual subject matter for the purpose of sexual arousal. Pornography may be presented in a variety of media, including books, magazines, postcards, photographs, sculpture, drawing, painting, animation, sound recording, film, video, and video games. The term applies to the depiction of the act rather than the act itself, and so does not include live exhibitions like sex shows and striptease. The primary subjects of pornographic depictions are pornographic models, who pose for still photographs, and pornographic actors or porn stars, who perform in pornographic films. If dramatic skills are not involved, a performer in a porn film may also be called a model.

Nudity is the state of wearing no clothing. Boudoir Photography.

Science of Pornography Addiction (SFW) (youtube)

"If it's in focus, it's pornography, if it's out of focus, it's art."  (Billy Kwan)

Type of Pornography that people watch the most by State (people sure love women, which is understandable)

Porn Info Graph (image)

Porn should be something like this video, DB-J#26, Eyes down finish your work. Have someone role playing out a sexual experience for you based on your education level and needs. And at the same time, the video should teach the person about communication, and also teach the person not to objectify the person they are with, which is one of the main problems with porn, is that it misleads you and fools you into believing a false reality. You don't personally know who those people are or what they are thinking. Like actors in a fantasy super hero movie, they are fictional characters and in a sense they are not real people, thus this is not reality, even though some aspects can be considered reality. But as a whole, it is not reality. And that is the danger of all films, which is the disconnection from reality, where nothing is learned, only fantasized. So when the person try's to combine fantasy with reality, they either hurt themselves or hurt others.

Naturism is a cultural and political movement practicing, advocating and defending personal and social nudity, most but not all of which takes place on private property. The term may also refer to a lifestyle based on personal, family and/or social nudism.

Kids need to see naked bodies as natural and uneventful, but the media wants kids to see nudity as sexual and provocative.

The human body is beautiful, it does not need perversion or any hyped up perception from people using nudity to sell you something. Nudity and sex is not bad, what's bad is how the ignorant and perverted people use sex and nudity to exploit peoples ignorance and exploit peoples lack of self-control. Sexual images and pornography can have damaging effects on the minds of young adults and older adults. And the mainstream media feeds these perversions as a way to distract and manipulate young minds and adults. This is why media literacy and sex education is so extremely important. Information and knowledge is the only protection against misinformation and ignorant perverted people who want to hurt you....Keep Learning My Friends.

History of Erotica Sexuality

Cindy Gallop: Make Love, Not Porn (youtube)

So you think you know what porn is?

No Porn - The only reliable porn filter is an effective sex education course. People need more education, not more regulation. When people become more educated they will be able to effectively regulate themselves.

The Teenage Brain on Porn (CBS youtube)

Philip Zimbardo: The Demise of Guys and Arousal Addiction (video)

Can watching pornography make you stupid? Instant Gratification.

Why do we let emotions and pleasures control our actions? Why are kids so insecure about sex? Why do kids become violent because of sex? Why do people become self-centered and conceited about sex?  What is narcissism? What is vanity? What is body image?

Are we brainwashed by the media or are we just some how vulnerable to these weaknesses?

The Communications Decency Act of 1996 (CDA) was the first notable attempt by the United States Congress to regulate pornographic material on the Internet. In 1997, in the landmark case of Reno v. ACLU, the United States Supreme Court struck the anti-indecency provisions of the Act. The Act was Title V of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. It was introduced to the Senate Committee of Commerce, Science, and Transportation by Senators James Exon (D-NE) and Slade Gorton (R-WA) in 1995. The amendment that became the CDA was added to the Telecommunications Act in the Senate by an 84–16 vote on June 14, 1995. As eventually passed by Congress, Title V affected the Internet (and online communications) in two significant ways. First, it attempted to regulate both indecency (when available to children) and obscenity in cyberspace. Second, Section 230 of the Act has been interpreted to say that operators of Internet services are not to be construed as publishers (and thus not legally liable for the words of third parties who use their services). Sex Crimes.

Prostitution - Sex Workers

Prostitution is the business or practice of engaging in sexual relations or sex acts in exchange for payment, or some other benefit, like rent, housing, food, car, college and anything else that usually costs money.

Sex Worker is a person who is employed in the sex industry. Consists of businesses which either directly or indirectly provide sex-related products and services or adult entertainment.

Soiled Doves were the names of prostitutes in the Early West.

Lot Lizard is a female prostitutes who frequent some truck-stop parking lots and rest areas at night.

Sacred Prostitution is a sexual ritual consisting of sexual intercourse or other sexual activity performed in the context of religious worship, perhaps as a form of fertility rite and divine marriage (hieros gamos).

Sexual Surrogate are practitioners trained in addressing issues of intimacy and sexuality. A surrogate partner works in collaboration with a therapist to meet the goals of their client. This triadic model is used to dually support the client: the client engages in experiential exercises and builds a relationship with their surrogate partner while processing and integrating their experiences with their therapist or clinician.

Guy proposes legal hand jobs by massage practitioners to Lawrence KS city commission (youtube)

Sex Industry includes activities involving direct provision of sex-related services, such as prostitution, strip clubs, Host and hostess clubs and sex-related pastimes, such as pornography, sex-oriented men's magazines, sex movies, sex toys and fetish and BDSM paraphernalia. Sex channels for television and pre-paid sex movies for on demand, are part of the sex industry, as are adult movie theaters, sex shops, and strip clubs.

Why are there more female prostitutes then male prostitutes?

Brothel is a place where people may come to engage in sexual activity with a prostitute, sometimes referred to as a sex worker.

Toni Mac, The Laws that Sex Workers really want (video and interactive text)

Consent between two adults can't be illegal. But when someone takes advantage of someone who is desperate, or if someone exploits someone because they are vulnerable, or if someone prays on someone because of their lack of knowledge or rights, then that is illegal. Like coercion. People have rights. People should not be forced or be victimized just because they are in a bad situation. But there are scumbags who are either ignorant or just plain criminal who will do just that, even to children. And this is not just about sexual exploitation, this is the entire system of wealth and power that controls and corrupts society to the core. Inciting prostitution is the same thing that a lot of corporations do. It's just that most people are so ignorant they don't see the connection.

Is prostitution necessary? Can you experience sex with someone just for fun? Can you experience sex with someone just to learn about sex? Why is prostitution illegal in some places while being legal in other places? 

Can robots replace prostitutes? Yes, but if only they teach a person how to have sex affectionately, safely and with compassion.

Intimacy Coordinator is a member of a film or television crew who ensures the well-being of actors and actresses who participate in sex scenes or other intimate scenes in theater, film and television production. Intimacy coordinators work closely with directors, movement directors, and choreographers to help plan out intimate scenes with the actors and other crew members. Intimacy coordinator is expected to ensure that all staff and actors are aware of the context of the intimacy as part of the story, communication about the intimacy takes place among participants and avenues for reporting harassment are available, actors continually consent to all scenes of intimacy, all scenes of intimacy are performed according to a previously agreed-to choreography, and actors are encouraged to mark the end of each intimate scene with a moment to signal the return to real-life interaction. The role of intimacy coordinator is not to be confused with that of an "intimacy choreographer", who specializes in the techniques of staging intimate scenes.

Remote Sex

Cybersex is a virtual sex encounter in which two or more people connected remotely via computer network send each other sexually explicit messages describing a sexual experience. Cybersex is virtual sex typed over the Internet, including IRC, e-mail, instant messaging, chat rooms, webcam, role-playing games, etc.

Virtual Sex is sexual activity where two or more people (or one person and a virtual character) gather together via some form of communications equipment to arouse each other, often by the means of transmitting sexually explicit messages. Virtual sex describes the phenomenon, no matter the communications equipment used. Digital remote stimulation involves the use of directed energy, biochips, and/or cybernetic implants to stimulate a man or woman in the genital area from a distance. Camming is virtual sex that is over video chat from services that provide it. Cybersex is virtual sex typed over the Internet, including IRC, e-mail, instant messaging, chat rooms, webcam, role-playing games, etc. Phone sex is virtual sex spoken over the telephone. Sexting is virtual sex sent via mobile phone network text messaging. The advent of cell phones with built-in digital cameras has undoubtedly added new dimensions to these activities. Modern consumer virtual reality headsets allow users to engage in virtual sex through simulated environments, either with other humans or with virtual characters. These terms and practices continuously evolve as technologies and methods of communication change. Increases in Internet connectivity, bandwidth availability, and the proliferation of webcams have also had implications for virtual sex enthusiasts. It's increasingly common for these activities to include the exchange of pictures or motion video. There are companies which allow paying customers to actually watch people have live sex or masturbate and at the same time allow themselves to be watched as well. Recently, devices have been introduced and marketed to allow remote-controlled stimulation.

Phone Sex is a conversation between two or more people by means of the telephone which is sexually explicit and is intended to provoke sexual arousal in one or more participants. All parties participate voluntarily; it is typically accompanied by masturbation. As a practice between individuals temporarily separated, it is as old as dial telephones, on which no operator could eavesdrop (1930s–1950s). In the later 20th century businesses emerged offering, for a fee, sexual conversations with a phone sex worker. The remainder of this article deals with these paid phone sex services.

Sexting is sending and receiving sexually explicit messages, primarily between mobile phones. The term was first popularized in the early 21st century, and is a portmanteau of sex and texting, where the latter is meant in the wide sense of sending a text possibly with images. Exchange of images solely between two romantic partners. Exchanges between partners that are shared with others outside the relationship. Exchanges between people who are not yet in a relationship, but where at least one person hopes to be. Sexting has become more common with the rise in camera phones and smartphones with Internet access, that can be used to send explicit photographs as well as messages victimization and humiliation.

Idle is not in action or at work. Without a basis in reason or fact. Not in active use. Lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility.

Extortion - Exploitation

Survival Sex is a form of prostitution engaged in by a person because of their extreme need. It describes the practice of people who are homeless or otherwise disadvantaged in society, trading sex for food, a place to sleep, or other basic needs, or for drugs. The term is used by sex trade, poverty researchers, and aid workers. Some thinkers suggest that people are motivated to prostitute themselves because it is familiar – specifically to victims of child sexual abuse. Other researchers state that, while some see it as a normal job, the vast majority want to get out of the industry given the potential for disease and dangerous clients.

Sugar-Daddy - Exploitation - Sextortion

Sex for Rent sounds like marriage. (for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, and for some sex too).

Comfort Women were women and girls who were forced into sex slavery by the Imperial Japanese Army in occupied territories before and during World War II. Arranged Marriage.

Inciting Prostitution is the aiding, abetting, or assisting in an enterprise for profit in which customers are charged a fee for services which include prostitution, regardless of what portion of the fee is actually for the prostitution services.

Sexual Predator is a person who stalks connives another person to obtain sexual contact in a abusive manner.

Connives is to secretly allow something considered immoral, illegal, wrong, or harmful to occur. conspire to do something considered immoral, illegal, or harmful.

Stalking is unwanted or repeated surveillance by an individual or group towards another person. Stalking behaviors are interrelated to harassment and intimidation and may include following the victim in person or monitoring them.

Predator a person or group that ruthlessly exploits others. Predation is an animal that kills and eats its prey.

Parasites - Sextortion

The Trap: the deadly sex-trafficking cycle in American prisons (youtube)

Pimp is a male or Madam is a female who sets up and facilitates or provides a prostitute or sex worker in the arrangement of a sex act with a customer. Pimp or madam is an agent for prostitutes who collects part of their earnings. The procurer may receive this money in return for advertising services, physical protection, or for providing, and possibly monopolizing, a location where the prostitute may engage clients. Like prostitution, the legality of certain actions of a madam or a pimp vary from one region to the next. Examples of procuring include: Trafficking a person into a country for the purpose of soliciting sex. Operating a prostitution business. Transporting a prostitute to the location of their arrangement. Deriving financial gain from the prostitution of another.

People are victimized by being undereducated, and victimized by being subjected to a corrupted system. So attacking the victims does not solve the problem of our inadequate and dysfunctional educational institutions, or does it solve the problem of a corrupted system. The only way out is to learn your way out. You can't demonize things just because something can be used improperly or just used differently. That violates a humans right to use something properly, differently or effectively without discrimination or retaliation. Anything can be used in the wrong way. That's why we have user instructions and warning labels. Perversion is an education problem that needs to be solved. You can not solve these problems just using beliefs or punishment, because that has always failed, thus it will never go away. You are not solving a problem by trying to cover it up and pretending that it doesn't exist. Treating a disease does not cure a disease, especially a disease such as ignorance. Suffering is not a teaching method. Only knowledge will set you free. And peace of mind only comes to those who learn and progress. Remember that Idle minds are the devils playground. So never stop learning.

Gay - Lesbian - Gender Identity

Human Body Organs Sexual Orientation is an enduring pattern of romantic or sexual attraction, or a combination of these, to persons of the opposite sex or gender, the same sex or gender, or to both sexes or more than one gender.

People Smart - Female - Male - Sexism

Gender Identity is one's personal experience of one's own gender.

Law of Gender is a universal law that exists throughout all of nature. It states that everything has its masculine and feminine qualities and that everything has a gestation period. A baby's sex is determined at the moment of fertilization. Out of the 46 chromosomes that make up a baby's genetic material, only 2 — 1 from the sperm and 1 from the egg — determine the baby's sex. These are known as the sex chromosomes. But during early development, the gonads of the fetus remain undifferentiated and all fetal genitalia are the same and are phenotypically female. After approximately 6 to 7 weeks of gestation, however, the expression of a gene on the Y chromosome induces changes that result in the development of the testes. Boys' and girls' genitals develop along the same path with no outward sign of gender until about nine weeks. It's at that point that the genital tubercle begins to develop into a penis or clitoris. However, it's not until 14 or 15 weeks that you can clearly begin to see the differentiated genitalia.

Laws of Nature - Normal

Gender Identity Law allows transgender people to be treated according to their gender identity and have their personal documents registered with the corresponding name and gender.

LGBT stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender. In use since the 1990s, the term is an adaptation of the initialism LGB, which began to replace the term gay in reference to the broader LGBT community beginning in the mid-to-late 1980s. The initialism, as well as some of its common variants, functions as an umbrella term for sexuality and gender identity. It may refer to anyone who is non-heterosexual or non-cisgender, instead of exclusively to people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. To recognize this inclusion, a popular variant adds the letter Q for those who identify as queer or are questioning their sexual identity; LGBTQ has been recorded since 1996. Those who add intersex people to LGBT groups or organizing may use the extended initialism LGBTI. These two initialisms are sometimes combined to form the terms LGBTIQ  or LGBT+ to encompass spectrums of sexuality and gender. Other, less common variants also exist, with some being rather extreme in length, resulting in an initialism over twice as long, which has prompted some criticism.

GLBT National Help Line: 1-888-843-4564. 

GLBT National Help Center for Youth: 1-800-246-7743.

GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project: 1-800-832-1901.

Homosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or sexual behavior between members of the same sex or gender. As a sexual orientation, homosexuality is "an enduring pattern of emotional, romantic, and/or sexual attractions" to people of the same sex. It "also refers to a person's sense of identity based on those attractions, related behaviors, and membership in a community of others who share those attractions.

Lesbian is a homosexual woman. The word lesbian is also used for women in relation to their sexual identity or sexual behavior regardless of sexual orientation, or as an adjective to characterize or associate nouns with female homosexuality or same-sex attraction. Femme a lesbian whose appearance and behavior are seen as traditionally feminine. Femme has been used among lesbians to distinguish traditionally feminine lesbians from their butch or masculine lesbian counterparts and partners.

Gay is a term that primarily refers to a homosexual person or the trait of being homosexual. The term was originally used to mean "carefree", "cheerful", or "bright and showy".

Non-Binary gender is a spectrum of gender identities that are not exclusively masculine or exclusively feminine?—? identities that are outside the gender binary.

Bisexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction, or sexual behavior toward both males and females, or romantic or sexual attraction to people of any sex or gender identity.

Pansexuality is the sexual attraction, romantic love, or emotional attraction toward people regardless of their sex or gender identity. Pansexual people may refer to themselves as gender-blind, asserting that gender and sex are insignificant or irrelevant in determining whether they will be sexually attracted to others.

Gender Bender is a person who disrupts, or "bends", expected gender roles.

Sexual Fluidity is one or more changes in sexuality or sexual identity, sometimes known as sexual orientation identity.

Gynesexuality or gynosexuality is a sexual orientation describing one's sexual attraction towards women, female individuals or to femininity, regardless of gender identity.

Androsexuality is a sexual orientation describing one's sexual attraction to men, males or masculinity, regardless of gender identity.

Transvestite or Transvestism is the practice of dressing in a manner traditionally associated with the opposite sex. In some cultures, transvestism is practiced for religious, traditional, or ceremonial reasons.

Transgender are people who have a gender identity, or gender expression, that differs from their assigned sex.

Transsexual relates to a transgender person, especially one whose bodily characteristics have been altered through surgery or hormone treatment to bring them into alignment with their gender identity. Transsexual people experience a gender identity that is inconsistent with their assigned sex and desire to permanently transition to the sex or gender with which they identify, usually seeking medical assistance (including sex reassignment therapies, such as hormone replacement therapy and sex reassignment surgery) to help them align their body with their identified sex or gender.

Muxe is a person whose birth sex is male but who identifies as female or as neither male nor female. Muxe is an assigned male at birth individual who dresses and behaves in ways otherwise associated with the female gender; they may be seen as a third gender. Some marry women and have children while others choose men as sexual or romantic partners.

Skoliosexual refers to sexual attraction to non-binary identified individuals or those who do not identify as cisgender. This does not generally describe an attraction to specific genitalia or birth assignments but rather is an inclusive term.

Two-Spirit refers to a person who identifies as having both a masculine and a feminine spirit. It describes Native people in their communities who fulfill a traditional third-gender, or other gender-variant ceremonial and social role in their cultures. Twospirited is a modern pan-Indian umbrella term used by some Indigenous North Americans.

Gender is the range of characteristics pertaining to, and differentiating between, masculinity and femininity. Depending on the context, these characteristics may include biological sex (i.e., the state of being male, female, or an intersex variation), sex-based social structures (i.e., gender roles), or gender identity. Typically, societies use a gender binary, having two genders, men and women; those who exist outside these groups fall under the umbrella term non-binary or genderqueer. Some societies have specific genders besides "man" and "woman", such as the hijras of South Asia; these are often referred to as third genders (and fourth genders, etc).

Gender Expression is a person's behavior, mannerisms, interests, and appearance that are associated with gender in a particular cultural context, specifically with the categories of femininity or masculinity. This also includes gender roles. These categories rely on stereotypes about gender. Gender expression refers to the way that a person uses appearance, mannerisms and other personal traits to communicate their gender. Gender expression can be any combination of masculine, feminine and androgynous traits.

Gender Identity Disorder is when a person experiences distress as a result of the sex and gender they were assigned at birth.

Gender Dysphoria is the distress a person feels due to their birth-assigned sex and gender not matching their gender identity. People who experience gender dysphoria are typically transgender. Evidence from studies of twins suggests that gender dysphoria not only has psychological causes, but may have biological causes as well.

Body Image - Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome - Chimera

Trans Hack is a collection of virtual classrooms designed specifically for collaboration, sharing and building for the trans* community.

Human Rights - Discrimination

Kentucky State Rep. Pamela Stevenson had words for her Republican colleagues over a bill that would ban gender-affirming care for youths.

Cisgender is a term used to describe a person whose gender identity corresponds to their sex assigned at birth. The word cisgender is the antonym of transgender. The prefix cis- is Latin and means 'on this side of'.

Sex Assignment is the discernment of an infant's sex, usually at birth. Based on an inspection of the baby's external genitalia by a relative, midwife, nurse, or physician, sex is assigned without ambiguity in 99.95% of births.

Being Straight or heterosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or sexual behavior between persons of the opposite sex or gender.

Straight people don't feel like they're straight because it's normal for them. Gay people don't feel that they're gay because being gay is normal for them. Gay is normal for gay people. Straight is normal for straight people. What's not normal is ignorance. You can fix ignorance with education, but you can't make a gay person be straight or make a straight person be gay. What ever your sexual preference is, you still have to deal with all the vulnerabilities of sex, and you still have to explore and learn. To Each His Own is a right that every person is entitled to his or her personal preferences and tastes. Someone can look gay but be straight, and someone can look straight but be gay. Straight people can have gay sex and gay people can gave straight sex. A gay person can act straight, and a straight person can act gay, so how do I tell the difference? I don't, because it doesn't matter. How do you know that someone is different? They're just like you, except they have a different perspective, which proves just how dangerous and illogical that racism is, or any kind of prejudice for that matter. To prejudge someone is like hating yourself for living, or worse, it's hating someone you don't even know, someone who could be a friend, someone who can benefit you and society. Bad Behavior is another way of saying that you are lacking valuable information and knowledge that would provide you with a better understanding of yourself and the world around you, so that your reactions to situations and events are more accurate and less destructive and abusive. Discrimination and the lack of empathy is a sign of a psychopath. If a man can't empathize with another man or a women, then they are neither a man or a women, they are simply a bad person or extremely ignorant.

If a gay person is just dating someone for the sex, and if a straight person is just dating someone for the sex, then this is not about being gay or straight, it's all about the influences of sex. And you wonder why sex education is so extremely important. Is gay sex really different from straight sex? To say that you are gay or straight does not say anything about who you are as a person, it only briefly describes your sexual preference. So who are you?

I'm Not Gay or could I ever be, not to say that there's anything wrong with it, it's just not me. I Love Women. And the fact that Women also love Women just proves and confirms that Women are awesome, so I'm not alone. So I guess that this also says that if a Man loves another Man then that is proof that Men are also lovable too, so everyone is lovable, which is awesome. Everyone has the right to be loved, so who am I to judge who gets to love who. But I still think that men are little gross when compared to women, which is kind of old fashion and stupid, so I'm not going to argue with you about that.

If I was attracted to women before I even knew what sex was, does that mean that homosexuality is not just about sexual attraction? The soul does not have a sexual orientation, for the soul can survive without a body. If reincarnation is real, then in past lives you could have been a women or a man. The essence of who you are is the most important thing.

What does it mean to be Male? What does it mean to be Female? Why do we have gender specific behavior? Gender Role. You should have the right to be who you feel you are, as long as it does not include stereotypical behaviors that are demoralizing to a particular sex. Being a man should not include the stupid things that men do, things that supposedly make a man feel more like a man. Being a woman should not include the stupid things that women do, things that supposedly make a woman feel more like a woman. Acquiring social norms is a form of discrimination towards yourself. Being yourself should not be about finding ways to fit in or conform. Being Yourself is about you exploring and discovering things about you and the world around you, and then sharing this knowledge with others. Women dress up like men and men dress up like women, so who cares? I'm certainly not going to be distracted by my own ignorance, that would be crazy.

Emasculating is to deprive a man of his male role or his male identity, or to make someone or something weaker or less effective. To deprive someone of virility or to be lacking virility, strength, or vigor. Unmanly is a man not possessing qualities befitting a man, or someone lacking in courage and manly strength and resolution. Having unsuitable feminine qualities. Someone contemptibly fearful, or marked by a temporary loss of courage, self-control, or the power to act. To make a man feel less male by taking away his power and confidence. To remove the testicles of a male animal. Emasculate is to take away something of value, while “masculinization” is adding qualities to something that lacks them.

Your sexual preference is only one detail and it's not relevant in determining what kind of person you are. Your sexual identity only defines a small percentage of all the things that make you the kind of person that you are. Are you honest? Are you compassionate? Are you tolerant? Are you intelligent? Are you a learner or are you an assumer? Your intellect will always be the most important part of who you are, everything else is just details. There's probably 100 things more important than just one particular private activity that a person likes to do. Just as long as no one is being exploited. Privacy is one thing, doing something that may be risky or abusive against someone's will or knowledge is another. Freedom is a responsibility. And freedom is a right just as long as your are right. So be good, and be good at it.

Identity - Acting - Around the Town - Saturday Night Live (youtube)

Gender Equality is the view that everyone should receive equal treatment and not be discriminated against based on their gender.

Gender Role is a set of societal norms dictating the types of behaviors which are generally considered acceptable, appropriate, or desirable for people based on their actual or perceived sex or sexuality. Gender roles are usually centered on conceptions of femininity and masculinity, although there are exceptions and variations. The specifics regarding these gendered expectations may vary substantially among cultures, while other characteristics may be common throughout a range of cultures. There is ongoing debate as to what extent gender roles and their variations are biologically determined, and to what extent they are socially constructed. Role (acting).

Principle of Gender embodies the idea that gender is manifested in everything. To procreate, to generate, to create, or to produce. Gender manifests itself on all planes as the Feminine and Masculine principles. The Kybalion (wiki).

David Reimer was a Canadian man born biologically male but reassigned as a girl and raised female following medical advice and intervention after his penis was accidentally destroyed during a botched circumcision in infancy.

Me My Sex And I - My Sex Life (youtube)

What it's like to be a Transgender Dad: LB Hannahs (video and text) "I identify as transgender and as a parent, that makes me a transparent."

Laura Jane Grace (born Thomas James Gabel, November 8, 1980) is an American musician best known as the founder, lead singer, songwriter and guitarist of the punk rock band Against Me! Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock's Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout. (amazon)

Intersex is one possessing any of several variations in sex characteristics including chromosomes, gonads, sex hormones, or genitals.

Cross Dressing is the act of wearing items of clothing and other accoutrements commonly associated with the opposite sex within a particular society. Cross-dressing has been used for purposes of disguise, comfort, and self-discovery in modern times and throughout history. Unisex.

Polari is a form of cant slang.

Sexual Script suggests the importance of meanings and symbols in human sexuality.

If sex is a personal preference, then why is gay, bisexual, straight and other forms of sexual preferences all judged differently?

Androgyny is the combination of masculine and feminine characteristics. (none of which define a persons character).

Perception of Sexual Orientation - Shy (introvert)

Yoga Pants Prank 2 (youtube) - This is a little embarrassing, but why?

Why we need Gender-Neutral Bathrooms (video and text)

Planet Fitness is committed to creating a non-intimidating, welcoming environment for our members. Our gender identity non-discrimination policy states that members and guests may use all gym facilities based on their sincere self-reported gender identity.

Sexual Attraction and Orientation Study Among Adults Aged 18–44 (PDF)

Romantic relationships buffer gay and lesbian youth from emotional distress. Bullying doesn't 'hurt' as much when you are in Love. Confidence.

Then what's the difference between sexual attraction and love?

Cooperative Marriage is when both parties are aware of the other’s status, and are marrying purely as a cover to hide existing same-sex relationships. Single Parenting.

If you're a man who opposes gay marriage, then don't marry a man and just say no when a guy asks you to marry him. If you're a women who opposes gay marriage, then don't marry a women and just say no when a women asks you to marry her. Same sex Marriage.

What if gay people were against straight marriage or nuclear families, you would think that they were crazy insane and tyrannical, well there you go. Discrimination of any kind, especially discrimination that is unfair and unfounded, is wrong. Parenting.

Deadnaming is the act of referring to a transgender or non-binary person by a name they used prior to transitioning, such as their birth name. or calling a transgender person by their birth name when they have changed their name as part of their gender transition. Deadnaming may be accidental, or an intentional attempt to deny, mock or invalidate a person's gender identity. Transgender and non-binary people seeking to avoid deadnaming may face administrative or bureaucratic obstacles to changing their names. Published authors who have later transitioned may be troubled by the appearance of their former name in bibliographic metadata records that are nearly impossible to update. Some social media platforms have implemented policies to avoid deadnaming, such as standardizing the use of preferred names rather than legal names or formally banning the practice of deadnaming.

Sir Ewan Forbes, 11th Baronet was a Scottish nobleman, general practitioner and farmer. Forbes was a trans man; he was christened Elizabeth Forbes-Sempill and officially registered as the youngest daughter of John, Lord Sempill. After an uncomfortable upbringing, he began presenting as a man in the 1930s, following a course of medical treatments in Germany. He formally re-registered his birth as male in 1952, changing his name to Ewan, and was married a month later. In 1965, he stood to inherit his elder brother's baronetcy, together with a large estate. This inheritance was challenged by his cousin, who argued that the re-registration was invalid; under this interpretation, Forbes would legally be considered a woman, and thus unable to inherit. The legal position was unclear, and it took three years before a ruling by the Court of Session, which held him to be intersex, finally led to the Home Secretary recognising his claim to the title. The case was heard in great secrecy, with the effect that it was unable to be considered in other judgments on the legal recognition of gender variance, but has become more widely known since his death in 1991. Ewan Forbes was born 6 September 1912 and died 12 September 1991.

Proud but not Flaunting

There is a big difference between flaunting and being proud, so whether you're straight or gay, the dangers are still the same.

Flaunting is intended to attract notice and impress others. Showing off or parading. Act ostentatiously or pretentiously. To exhibit ostentatiously or shamelessly.

Proud is feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; Having or displaying great dignity or nobility. Pride.

Informed Consent does not mean that you understand something fully or accurately. It's only a guideline.

Do lesbians and homosexuals have to practice safe sex?

Is coming out of the closet even necessary? Out - Is coming out necessary?

Promiscuity is not just related to being gay, it is just another indication of the powerful influences of sex.

Monogamy is a form of relationship in which an individual has only one partner during his or her lifetime or at any one time (serial monogamy), as compared to polygyny, polyandry, or polyamory. The term is also applied to the social behavior of some animals, referring to the state of having only one mate at any one time.

Polyamory is defined as the practice of, or desire for, intimate relationships where individuals may have more than one partner, with the knowledge and consent of all partners. It has been described as "consensual, ethical, and responsible non-monogamy".

How the Body Influences Sexual Identity

Can the amount of steroids that the neonatal brain was exposed to, profoundly influenced sex-specific behavior in later life? What about the toxins that babies in the womb are exposed to? The Body affects the Mind.

Sexual Dimorphism is the condition where the two sexes of the same species exhibit different characteristics beyond the differences in their sexual organs. The condition occurs in many animals and some plants. Differences may include secondary sex characteristics, size, color, markings, and may also include behavioral differences. These differences may be subtle or exaggerated, and may be subjected to sexual selection. The opposite of dimorphism is monomorphism.

Secondary Sex Characteristic are features that appear during puberty in humans, and at sexual maturity in other animals. These are particularly evident in the sexually dimorphic phenotypic traits that distinguish the sexes of a species, but unlike the sex organs, are not directly part of the reproductive system. They are believed to be the product of sexual selection for traits which display fitness, giving an individual an advantage over its rivals in courtship and aggressive interactions. They are distinguished from the primary sex characteristics, the sex organs, which are directly necessary for sexual reproduction to occur.

Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome is a condition that results in the partial or complete inability of the cell to respond to androgens, which is any natural or synthetic compound, usually a steroid hormone, that stimulates or controls the development and maintenance of male characteristics in vertebrates by binding to androgen receptors.

Male and female mice have different brain cells. Rare sex-specific neurons are present in the brains of male and female mice. These sex-specific cells were found in a region of the brain that governs both aggression and mating behaviors. Scientists discover that a brain region known to control sex and violence contains rare cell types that differ in male versus female mice. Neural Pruning.

Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia are any of several autosomal recessive diseases resulting from mutations of genes for enzymes mediating the biochemical steps of production of mineralocorticoids, glucocorticoids or sex steroids from cholesterol by the adrenal glands (steroidogenesis).

Stria Terminalis is a structure in the brain consisting of a band of fibers running along the lateral margin of the ventricular surface of the thalamus. Serving as a major output pathway of the amygdala, the stria terminalis runs from its centromedial division to the ventral medial nucleus of the hypothalamus.

Why do some people have homosexual tendencies and thoughts while on cocaine? Less Than Zero (film) (wiki).

Sexual Behavior, Sexual Identity, and substance abuse among Low-Income Bisexual and Non-Gay-Identifying African American Men Who Have Sex with Men.

Unexpected Link between Immune Cells and Male-Female Differences. Researchers find that these cells play a key role in determining sex differences in the brain.

Non-Coding DNA changes the Genitals you're Born With.

In the Womb - Identical Twins (youtube) One identical twin is gay the other is not. DNA.

Testosterone has effects on the hypothalamus.

Mom’s Dietary Fat Rewires Male And Female Brains Differently. Mom’s fat triggers immune cells to overeat serotonin in the brain of developing male mice, leading to depression-like behavior.

Penis Development needs more than just Testes and Testosterone. 'Backdoor' pathway to masculinity involves androsterone from multiple tissues, including the placenta. They found that Androsterone, a steroid from the backdoor pathway, which can be converted to DHT, was the principal androgen in the male fetal circulation, and that levels of both androsterone and testosterone were lower in the female fetal circulation. They also found that enzymes needed for the backdoor pathway were present primarily in non-gonadal tissue, including the liver and the placenta. Since androsterone can be made from progesterone, the authors suggest that placental progesterone or related compounds are the likely source of androsterone in the backdoor pathway. While it remains unclear why a sex difference in fetal androsterone levels exists, the authors found high expression in the male genital tubercle of enzymes required to convert androsterone to DHT. The male genital tubercle appears, therefore to be able to convert both testosterone and androsterone into DHT.

Neurosteroids or neuroactive steroids, are endogenous or exogenous steroids that rapidly alter neuronal excitability through interaction with ligand-gated ion channels and other cell surface receptors.

Endogenous substances and processes are those that originate from within a system such as an organism, tissue, or cell. Exogenous substances and processes contrast with endogenous ones, such as drugs, which originate from outside of the organism.

WNT4 is a secreted protein that in humans is encoded by the Wnt4 gene, found on chromosome 1. It promotes female sex development and represses male sex development. Loss of function can have serious consequences, such as female to male sex reversal.

Some women who are pregnant with boys develop antibodies that target a protein made by the Y chromosome. Our immune systems make antibodies to recognize foreign molecules, which have the potential to be from dangerous bacteria. But pregnant women sometimes also produce antibodies against fetal molecules – for example, if their fetus has a different blood group. Bogaert’s team wondered if maternal antibodies might play a role in shaping sexual orientation. They found that the mothers of gay sons with older brothers had the highest levels of antibodies against this protein, followed by the mothers of gay sons with no older brothers. Women who had straight sons had less of these antibodies, while women with no sons had the least. The team suggests these antibodies build up in some women’s bodies with every male baby they have. At higher concentrations, it is possible that the effect of these antibodies on the protein they target leads to changes in brain development that can have an influence on sexual orientation. The protein targeted by the antibodies, called NLGN4Y, is thought to play a role in how brain cells connect to each other.

Gene Hunters Sound Warning over Gay Link.

Homosexual Behavior in Animals is sexual behavior among non-human species that is interpreted as homosexual or bisexual. This may include same-sex sexual activity, courtship, affection, pair bonding, and parenting among same-sex animal pairs. Research indicates that various forms of this are found in every major geographic region and every major animal group. As of 1999, about 500 species, ranging from primates to gut worms, have been documented engaging in same-sex behaviors. According to the organizers of the 2006 Against Nature? exhibit, it has been observed in 1,500 species. List of Animals Displaying Homosexual Behavior (wiki).

Sex-determination System - Chromosomal Determination is a biological system that determines the development of sexual characteristics in an organism. Most organisms that create their offspring using sexual reproduction have two sexes. Occasionally, there are hermaphrodites in place of one or both sexes. There are also some species that are only one sex due to parthenogenesis, the act of a female reproducing without fertilization.

The astonishing village where little girls turn into boys aged 12. The rare genetic disorder occurs because of a missing enzyme which prevents the production of a specific form of the male sex hormone - dihydro-testosterone - in the womb. All babies in the womb, whether male or female, have internal glands known as gonads and a small bump between their legs called a tubercle. At around eight weeks, male babies who carry the Y chromosome start to produce dihydro-testosterone in large amounts, which turns the tubercle into a penis. For females, the tubercle becomes a clitoris. But some male babies are missing the enzyme 5-α-reductase which triggers the hormone surge, so they appear to be born female with no testes and what appears to be a vagina. It is not until puberty, when another huge surge of testosterone is produced, that the male reproductive organs emerge. What should have happened in the womb happens around 12 years later. Their voices deepen and they finally grow a penis.

Hermaphrodite is an organism that has complete or partial reproductive organs and produces gametes normally associated with both male and female sexes. Many taxonomic groups of animals (mostly invertebrates) do not have separate sexes. In these groups, hermaphroditism is a normal condition, enabling a form of sexual reproduction in which either partner can act as the "female" or "male." For example, the great majority of tunicates, pulmonate snails, opisthobranch snails, earthworms and slugs are hermaphrodites. Hermaphroditism is also found in some fish species and to a lesser degree in other vertebrates. Most plants are also hermaphrodites.

Most of us don't know that all babies have the exact same genital tissue when they are conceived. At about 12 weeks, each baby's genitalia begin to differentiate into a penis or labia. We are more alike than we are different. The clitoris and penis are the same materials assembled in a different way. The clitoris has glans, a foreskin (also known as the hood), erectile tissue and a very small shaft -- all the parts that a penis has. It even swells when it's aroused.

Puberty Blocker are a group of medications used to inhibit puberty. They were originally used to treat children with precocious puberty or other such early onset of puberty. Puberty blockers slow the growth of sexual organs and production of hormones. Other effects include the suppression of facial hair, deep voices, and Adam's apples for boys and the halting of breast growth and menstruation in girls.

Physically Changing ones Sexual Identity

Sex Change is something that needs a lot of research and learning. You should definitely wait until you are mentally and physically mature enough. You need more than a psychological evaluation, because regret can occur after sex reassignment surgery.

When Did You Choose to Be Straight? (youtube)

Sex Reassignment Surgery is the surgical procedure (or procedures) by which a transgender person's physical appearance and function of their existing sexual characteristics are altered to resemble that socially associated with their identified gender. It is part of a treatment for gender dysphoria in transgender people. Related genital surgeries may also be performed on intersex people, often in infancy. A 2013 statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture condemns the nonconsensual use of normalization surgery on intersex people. (Sex Reassignment Surgery is also known as gender reassignment surgery, gender confirmation surgery, genital reconstruction surgery, gender-affirming surgery, or sex realignment surgery, feminizing genitoplasty or penectomy, orchiectomy, and vaginoplasty, are used medically for trans women, with masculinizing genitoplasty, metoidioplasty or phalloplasty often similarly used for trans men).

Sex Reassignment Surgery male-to-female involves reshaping the male genitals into a form with the appearance of, and, as far as possible, the function of female genitalia. Before any surgery, patients usually undergo hormone replacement therapy (HRT), and, depending on the age at which HRT begins, facial hair removal. There are associated surgeries patients may elect to, including facial feminization surgery, breast augmentation, and various other procedures.

Sex Reassignment Surgery female-to-male includes a variety of surgical procedures that alter female anatomical traits to provide physical traits more appropriate to the trans man's male identity and functioning. Many trans men considering the option do not opt for genital reassignment surgery; more frequent surgical options include bilateral mastectomy (removal of the breasts) and chest contouring (providing a more typically male chest shape), and hysterectomy (the removal of internal sex organs). Sex reassignment surgery is usually preceded by beginning hormone treatment with testosterone.

Plastic Surgery is a surgical specialty involving the restoration, reconstruction, or alteration of the human body. It can be divided into two categories. The first is reconstructive surgery which includes craniofacial surgery, hand surgery, microsurgery, and the treatment of burns. The other is cosmetic or aesthetic surgery. While reconstructive surgery aims to reconstruct a part of the body or improve its functioning, cosmetic surgery aims at improving the appearance of it. Both of these techniques are used throughout the world. Body Image.

Castration is any action, surgical, chemical, or otherwise, by which an individual loses use of the testicles: the male gonad. Surgical castration is bilateral orchiectomy (excision of both testicles), and chemical castration uses pharmaceutical drugs to deactivate the testes. Castration causes sterilization (preventing the castrated person or animal from reproducing); it also greatly reduces the production of certain hormones, such as testosterone. Surgical castration in animals is often called neutering. The term castration is sometimes also used to refer to the removal of the ovaries in the female, otherwise known as an oophorectomy, or the removal of internal testes, otherwise known as gonadectomy. The equivalent of castration for female animals is spaying. Estrogen levels drop following oophorectomy, and long-term effects of the reduction of sex hormones are significant throughout the body. Castration of animals is intended to favor a desired development of the animal or of its habits, as an anaphrodisiac or to prevent overpopulation. As above, see neutering for more information on castration of animals. The term castration may also be sometimes used to refer to emasculation where both the testicles and the penis are removed together. In some cultures, and in some translations, no distinction is made between the two. This can cause confusion.

Eunuch is a man who has been castrated. Throughout history, castration often served a specific social function. The earliest records for intentional castration to produce eunuchs are from the Sumerian city of Lagash in the 21st century BC. Over the millennia since, they have performed a wide variety of functions in many different cultures: courtiers or equivalent domestics, treble singers, concubines, or sexual partners, religious specialists, soldiers, royal guards, government officials, and guardians of women or harem servants. Eunuchs would usually be servants or slaves who had been castrated to make them reliable servants of a royal court where physical access to the ruler could wield great influence. Seemingly lowly domestic functions—such as making the ruler's bed, bathing him, cutting his hair, carrying him in his litter, or even relaying messages—could, in theory, give a eunuch "the ruler's ear" and impart de facto power on the formally humble but trusted servant. Similar instances are reflected in the humble origins and etymology of many high offices. Eunuchs supposedly did not generally have loyalties to the military, the aristocracy, or a family of their own (having neither offspring nor in-laws, at the very least). They were thus seen as more trustworthy and less interested in establishing a private 'dynasty.' Because their condition usually lowered their social status, they could also be easily replaced or killed without repercussion. In cultures that had both harems and eunuchs, eunuchs were sometimes used as harem servants.

The brain is a sensory organ, but does not have all the senses it needs, so the brain relies on other sensory organs for feed back. The brain does not have pain receptors, the brain is more focused on management. So with or without you, systems need to be managed.

Sex Discrimination - Gender Equality

Sexism is prejudice or discrimination based on a person's sex or gender. Sexism can affect any gender, but it is particularly documented as affecting women and girls. It has been linked to stereotypes and gender roles, and may include the belief that one sex or gender is intrinsically superior to another. Extreme sexism may foster sexual harassment, rape, and other forms of sexual violence. Sex Discrimination is discrimination in employment and opportunity against a person (typically a woman) on grounds of sex.

Bias - Sex Education - Education Reform

Ambivalent Sexism is a theoretical framework which posits that sexism has two sub-components: "hostile sexism" and "benevolent sexism". Hostile sexism reflects overtly negative evaluations and stereotypes about a gender (e.g., the ideas that women are incompetent and inferior to men). Benevolent sexism represents evaluations of gender that may appear subjectively positive (subjective to the person who is evaluating), but are actually damaging to people and gender equality more broadly (e.g., the ideas that women need to be protected by men). For the most part, psychologists have studied hostile forms of sexism. However, theorists using the theoretical framework of ambivalent sexism have found extensive empirical evidence for both varieties. Sexism, like other forms of prejudice, is a type of bias about a group of people. Sexism is founded in conceptualizations of one gender as being superior or having higher status than the other gender in a particular domain, which can lead to discrimination.

Misogyny is the dislike or the hatred of women, or the contempt for women, or the prejudice against women or girls. It enforces sexism by punishing those who reject an inferior status for women and rewarding those who accept it. Misogyny manifests in numerous ways, including social exclusion, sex discrimination, hostility, androcentrism, patriarchy, male privilege, belittling of women, disenfranchisement of women, violence against women, and sexual objectification. Why do prolifers hate women?

Title IX is a federal civil rights law passed as part of the Education Amendments of 1972. This law protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities that receive Federal financial assistance.

Gender Equality is the state of equal ease of access to resources and opportunities regardless of gender, including economic participation and decision-making; and the state of valuing different behaviors, aspirations and needs equally, regardless of gender. Gender equality, equality between men and women, entails the concept that all human beings, both men and women, are free to develop their personal abilities and make choices without the limitations set by stereotypes, rigid gender roles and prejudices. Gender equality means that the different behavior, aspirations and needs of women and men are considered, valued and favoured equally. It does not mean that women and men have to become the same, but that their rights, responsibilities and opportunities will not depend on whether they are born male or female. Gender equity means fairness of treatment for women and men, according to their respective needs. This may include equal treatment or treatment that is different but which is considered equivalent in terms of rights, benefits, obligations and opportunities. (ABC Of Women Worker's Rights And Gender Equality, ILO, 2000. p. 48).

Equal Gender Law Repealed. Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a bill into law Wednesday to end a requirement for state and local government boards and commissions to have an equal number of men and women, which helped women get appointed to decision-making bodies and eventually run for office. The law has helped Iowa become the most successful state in achieving gender representation on state boards. But women still face discrimination. The equal gender law protects against discrimination based on sex (including sexual harassment). In addition, Title IX protects transgender students and students who do not conform to gender stereotypes. State law also prohibits discrimination based on gender (sex), gender expression, gender identity, and sexual orientation. Appointing the most qualified people who are engaged citizens with a genuine interest in serving their state and have valuable experience that directly relates to that position.

TERF is an acronym for trans-exclusionary radical feminist. A person whose views on gender identity are considered hostile to transgender people, or who opposes social and political policies designed to be inclusive of transgender people. First recorded in 2008, the term was originally used to distinguish transgender-inclusive feminists from a group of radical feminists who reject the assertion that trans women are women, the inclusion of trans women in women's spaces, and transgender rights legislation. Trans-inclusive feminists assert that these ideas are transphobic. The use of the term TERF has since broadened to include reference to people with trans-exclusionary views who are not necessarily involved with radical feminism.

Radical Feminism is a perspective within feminism that calls for a radical re-ordering of society in which male supremacy is eliminated in all social and economic contexts, while recognizing that women's experiences are also affected by other social divisions such as in race, class, and sexual orientation. The ideology and movement emerged in the 1960s.

Women-Only Space is an area where only women (and in some cases children) are allowed, thus providing a place where they do not have to interact with men. Historically and globally, many cultures had, and many still have, some form of female seclusion.

Unisex is something designed to be suitable for both sexes. Hair stylists and beauty salons that serve both men and women are often referred to as unisex. Unisex clothing is a style in which men and women look and dress in a similar way, includes garments like T-shirts; versions of other garments may be tailored for the different fits depending on one's sex, such as jeans. Unisex name is a given name that is not gender-specific. Epicene name is a gender-neutral name or an androgynous name. Cross Dressing.

Afghan girls live as boys until they hit puberty, as a temporary chance at freedom. In Afghanistan’s heavily patriarchal, male-dominated society, bacha posh, Dari for “dressed as a boy,” is the one tradition allowing girls access to the freer male world.

Social Stigma refers to extreme disapproval of (or discontent with) a person or group on socially characteristic grounds that are perceived, and serve to distinguish them, from other members of a society. Stigma may then be affixed to such a person, by the greater society, who differs from their cultural norms.

People have the right to dress and look in a way they feel comfortable with. If you are bothered by someone else's appearance, then you have a serious problem, a problem that needs to be fixed, maybe with therapy or education. People who appose gay marriage, are against love, and hate people who love each other, which is a clear sign of a psychopath. Empathy is more than just caring about other people. Empathy is a human sense that connects people.

Gender Role is a social role encompassing a range of behaviors and attitudes that are generally considered acceptable, appropriate, or desirable for people based on their actual or perceived sex. Gender roles are usually centered on conceptions of femininity and masculinity, although there are exceptions and variations.

Don't Ask, Don't Tell is an act that prohibits any homosexual or bisexual person from disclosing their sexual orientation or from speaking about any homosexual relationships, including marriages or other familial attributes, while serving in the United States armed forces. The act specified that service members who disclose that they are homosexual or engage in homosexual conduct should be separated (discharged) except when a service member's conduct was "for the purpose of avoiding or terminating military service" or when it "would not be in the best interest of the armed forces". The "don't ask" part of the DADT policy specified that superiors should not initiate investigation of a service member's orientation without witnessing disallowed behaviors, though credible evidence of homosexual behavior could be used to initiate an investigation. Unauthorized investigations and harassment of suspected servicemen and women led to an expansion of the policy to "don't ask, don't tell, don't pursue, don't harass". (Don't ask, don't learn, don't understand, don't care, don't progress).

Prejudice and Discrimination. There is no logical reasons why you would judge someone unfairly just by knowing their sexual orientation. Sexual orientation is just one detail of many details that make up a persons personality. You can not know a person just by knowing a couple of details about them, which is a fact of life and a reality. You can't Judge a book by it's cover, which is also a fact of life and a reality. Prejudice and Discrimination are products of ignorance. And ignorance is not peoples fault. We know now that education is extremely inadequate, and we also know that the media feeds on peoples ignorance and plays on their fears, which is another fact of life and a reality. Until we can improve education, and make the media more responsible, we will continue to suffer from peoples ignorance. Ignorance is where bad behaviors come from. Everyone perceives sex in their own personal way. Sometimes people's likes and dislikes are similar, and other times they are not, whether they are male or female. And if two people wanted to be close with each other consensually, then they are two consenting adults, and no one has the right to pry into their personal lives, no one. What people do in the privacy of their own home is not anyone's concern, especially when no one is being hurt, exploited or victimized. The problem is that some people are afraid of seeing gay couples openly, like that's some how promoting gay sex. If that was true then that's making the assumption that seeing a man and a women together is in a way promoting sex. That's a narrow minded view and incredibly presumptuous to say that everyone is a sex addict and that everyone can't control themselves, except for you, for some strange reason. That's also saying that gay sex is more of a threat then sex itself? Which is incredibly ignorant and illogical, especially when you look at rapes, pornography and all the other ways that people are victimized and exploited by so called straight sex or normal sex. So this is not about sexual freedom, this is clearly a behavior problem, and not the behavior of the accused, but the behavior of the accuser. To assume that other people are going to be influenced by other peoples behavior, is saying that you cannot control your own behavior, so you think that others must not be able to control their own behavior too, which is wrong and ridiculous. So the core of this issue is behavior. Behavior is something that you are supposed to control, and that the behavior of others should not control or influence your behavior in any way. But that doesn't always happen, so again, that's a behavior problem. We are not educating people enough to understand their own behaviors or understand the behaviors of others. And there are a lot of different behavior issues plaguing society, and the gay prejudice issue is not even an major issue if you compare it to all the other issues that are threatening society. And that's why the media and politicians want to make a big deal out of this issue. So they can distract people from the more dangerous issues, like corporate abuse, political corruption, the poisoning of water and land, spying, greed, creating jobs that make a difference, and so on and so on. Just give gay people their rights and stop wasting everyone's time, people, resources and money. We have more important problems to solve. So it seems that our government is the biggest threat to society. Our problems are getting worse and our government officials are doing less, you scumbags need to be fired. So the only people you need to worry about f**king you in the a** is your own government, and guess what, you're not a virgin anymore. Which doesn't make you Gay, it just means that you're gullible and that you need to be more informed. The government has no right to rape their citizens. So tell your government officials that they must register as sex offenders. After all, it's the "Law". 

Discrimination - Bias - Blind and Gay - Message Boards - Answers yahoo

Sexual Repression is a state in which a person is prevented from expressing their own sexuality. Sexual repression is often associated with feelings of guilt or shame, being associated with sexual impulses. What constitutes sexual repression is subjective and can vary greatly between cultures and moral systems.

A new NCAA report show the stark gap in funding for women's sports. The number of women competing at the highest level of college athletics continues to rise along with an increasing funding gap between men's and women's sports programs, according to an NCAA report examining the 50th anniversary of Title IX. Yet, amid that growth, men's programs received more than double that of women's programs in allocated resources in 2020 – and that gap was even more pronounced when looking at home of the most profitable revenue-generating sports: the Football Bowl Subdivision, the top tier within Division I that features the Alabamas, Ohio States and Southern California's of the sports world.

Biden's Title IX reforms would roll back Trump-era rules and expand victim protections. The Department of Education said June 23rd, 2022 that it plans to reinstate Title IX regulations tossed out by the Trump administration. Proposed changes would combat sexual discrimination in schools by boosting victim protections and modifying language to i nclude sexual orientation and gender identity for LGBTQI+ students. June 23rd, 2022 marked the 50th anniversary of the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, more commonly known as Title IX, which protects students from sexual discrimination in educational programs and activities.

Sexual Revolution also known as a time of sexual liberation, was a social movement that challenged traditional codes of behavior related to sexuality and interpersonal relationships throughout the United States and subsequently, the wider world, from the 1960s to the 1980s. Sexual liberation included increased acceptance of sex outside of traditional heterosexual, monogamous relationships (primarily marriage). The normalization of contraception and the pill, public nudity, pornography, premarital sex, homosexuality, masturbation, alternative forms of sexuality, and the legalization of abortion all followed.

Right to Sexuality incorporates the right to express one's sexuality and to be free from discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation. In specific, it relates to the human rights of people of diverse sexual orientations, including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender or LGBT people, and the protection of those rights, although it is equally applicable to heterosexuality. The right to sexuality and freedom from discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation is based on the universality of human rights and the inalienable nature of rights belonging to every person by virtue of being human. No right to sexuality exists explicitly in international human rights law; rather, it is found in a number of international human rights instruments including the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

Sex-Positive Movement is a social and philosophical movement that seeks to change cultural attitudes and norms around sexuality, promoting the recognition of sexuality (in the countless forms of expression) as a natural and healthy part of the human experience and emphasizing the importance of personal sovereignty, safer sex practices, and consensual sex that is free from violence or coercion. It covers every aspect of sexual identity including gender expression, orientation, relationship to the body (body-positivity, nudity, choice), relationship-style choice, and reproductive right. Sex-positivity is "an attitude towards human sexuality that regards all consensual sexual activities as fundamentally healthy and pleasurable, encouraging sexual pleasure and experimentation." It challenges societal taboos and aims to promote healthy and consensual sexual activities. The sex-positive movement also advocates for comprehensive sex education and safe sex as part of its campaign. The movement generally makes no moral distinctions among types of sexual activities, regarding these choices as matters of personal preference. The sex-positive movement is also concerned with the teaching of comprehensive and accurate sex education in schools. Sex-positive movement emphasizes and supports the importance of consent in sexual encounters. Affirmative consent describes the explicit, informed, and voluntary assent to engage in sexual behavior. Intersectionality within the sex-positive movement strives to recognize complex identities. The sex work industry encompasses pornography, prostitution (escort services, massage parlors, and brothels), cybersex services, exotic dancing, and online nude modeling. About 40 to 42 million women globally are involved in the sex work industry; however, estimates of the number of LGBT sex workers are often not accounted for. Feminist, queer, and human right scholars use the term sex work to emphasize the economic choices made when entering the sex labor industry, regardless of legal status and gender identity. The complexity of the sex work industry excludes the workers from protection provided by international, federal, and state regulations, making the rights of sex workers fundamental human rights.

Sexual Ethics is the study of ethics in relation to human sexuality, and sexual behavior. Sexual ethics seeks to understand, evaluate, and critique the conduct of interpersonal relationships and sexual activities from social, cultural, and philosophical perspectives. Sexual ethics involve issues such as gender identification, sexual orientation, consent, sexual relations, and procreation. Sex has historically been an issue of great importance to people in cultures all over the world, and as such is a pertinent topic of discussion and study. As sex is a social practice that varies widely in the ways that it is understood, performed, and discussed, there is much to be said for a critical and comprehensive study of sexual ethics and norms.

Reverse Sexism is sexism directed towards men and boys. This form of sexism includes any form of prejudice or discrimination against men and boys. This can include stereotyping that may negatively impact men.

Joy Oladokun is an American singer-songwriter. Oladokun's music spans the genres of folk, R&B, rock, and pop and is influenced by her identity as a queer woman of color. She has released three studio albums; Carry, In Defense of My Own Happiness, and In Defense of My Own Happiness.

Philadelphia - Neil Young (youtube) - Sometimes I think that I know, What love's all about, And when I see the light, I know I'll be all right, I've got my friends in the world, I had my friends, When we were boys and girls, And the secrets came unfurled. City of brotherly love, Place I call home, Don't turn your back on me, I don't want to be alone. Love lasts forever, Someone is talking to me, Calling my name, Tell me I'm not to blame, I won't be ashamed of love, Philadelphia. City of brotherly love, Brotherly love, Sometimes I think that I know, What love's all about, And when I see the light, I know I'll be all right, Philadelphia.

Philadelphia is a 1993 American legal drama film that shows the devastating effects of Aids and the devastating effects of discrimination, as well as a stark reminder for practicing safe sex.

Over the past two years starting in 2020, state lawmakers introduced at least 306 bills targeting trans people, more than in any previous period. A majority of this legislation, 86%, focuses on trans youth. About 15% of the bills have become law. Some of the new laws have been temporarily blocked by the courts. But legal challenges have done little to slow the pace of new proposals. Many of these proposals have sought to restrict anyone under the age of 18 from care that includes puberty blockers, hormone replacement therapy or transition-related surgery. In some of those states, health care providers now face the threat of jail time for offering gender-affirming care. Restrictions also have come by way of executive order or regulation rather than legislation. Many of the proposed laws have come despite what critics see as a drumbeat of misinformation about gender-affirming care. Trans-rights advocates say some bills have sought to ban procedures that are rarely available to young patients. Many medical organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Endocrine Society, the American Medical Association and the American Psychiatric Association, have publicly stated support for age-appropriate gender-affirming care and publish their own guidelines for care. Several have acknowledged the limited research into the potential long-term effects of puberty blockers, but still recommend it based on other research, especially studies that show positive improvements in mental health for patients. An estimated 300,000 American youth ages 13 to 17 identify as transgender. Advocates see as an increasingly hostile environment for LGBTQ rights in statehouses across the country and even some corners of Congress. A 2022 January poll from the Trevor Project, an organization that provides crisis support for the LGBTQ community, found that 85% of trans and nonbinary youth said their mental health was negatively affected by laws targeting trans people . A subsequent poll found that more than half of trans and nonbinary youth "seriously considered" suicide in the past year.

Slang - Words that can be Offensive

Queer is something that is beyond or deviating from the usual or expected. To hinder or prevent the efforts, plans, or desires of something or someone. To put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position. Queer can also mean a homosexual or arousing homosexual desires or an openly homosexual man. Pronouns.

is an openly homosexual man. Fagot can also mean a bundle of sticks and branches bound together. An ornament or join (fabric) by faggot stitch. To fasten together rods of iron in order to heat or weld them. Bind or tie up in or as if in a faggot.

Pansy is a large-flowered garden plant derived chiefly from the wild pansy of Europe and having velvety petals of various colors. Pansy can also mean a timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive. Pansy can also mean a openly homosexual man.

Sissy is having unsuitable feminine qualities. A timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive. Cautious.

Fairy is a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers. Fairy can also mean a openly homosexual man.

Queen is the only fertile female in a colony of social insects such as bees and ants and termites; its function is to lay eggs. Queen also means the wife or widow of a king or a female sovereign ruler. Something personified as a woman who is considered the best or most important of her kind. A competitor who holds a preeminent position. One of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a queen. In chess the queen is the most powerful piece. Queen can also mean an openly homosexual man.

Homo is someone who practices homosexuality or having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex. Homo also means any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage.

Sissy, Pansy, Pantywaist or Effeminate is having feminine qualities. A timid man or boy considered childish Indicating a lack of maturity or unassertive. Inclined to timidity or lack of self-confidence.

Resources for Sex Education

Kokopelli Symbol National Sex Study
American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists
Journal of Adolescent Health
Sexual Health
Teen Sexual Health
Sex Health
Sex Education Links
Institute for Sexual Wellness
Sexual Wellness
Your Sex Health
Institute for Sexuality
American Experience: The Kinsey Study (2005 Book)
Kinsey Institute
The Journal of Sexual Medicine (wiki)
Sexuality in Ancient Rome (wiki)
OK Cupid
Sexual Health (indiana edu)

Sex Education Books

The New Speaking of Sex: What Your Children Need to Know and When They Need to Know It. (amazon)
Teens, Sex and Health A Comprehensive Approach to Sexual Education. (amazon)
The Talk: What Your Kids Need to Hear from You About Sex (amazon)
Sex, Puberty and All That Stuff A Guide to Growing Up. (amazon)
S.E.X.: All-You-Need-To-Know Progressive Sexuality Guide to get you through High School and College (amazon)

Intrapersonal intelligence - Banned Books (censorship)

The Catcher in the Rye is a controversial novel originally published for adults, it has since become popular with adolescent readers for its themes of teenage angst and alienation. It has been translated into almost all of the world's major languages. Around 1 million copies are sold each year with total sales of more than 65 million books. The novel's protagonist Holden Caulfield has become an icon for teenage rebellion. The novel also deals with complex issues of innocence, identity, belonging, loss, and connection.

Videos about Sex

Brain Sex: Why We Fall in Love (youtube) 
The Surprising History of Sex and Love - Terry Jones (netflix)
Pure History Specials Ancient Inventions of Sex (hulu)
Season 1 Episode 115 | Aired on 03/02/2014 | TV-14 | 49:15
Esther Perel: The Secret to Desire in a Long Term Relationship (video)
Sex Talks on TED (videos) 
Christopher Ryan: Are we designed to be sexual omnivores? (video)
Boyfriend - Hunch n Munch (Rap Songs about Sex) (youtube)
Real Couples Playing Sexy Charades and Sex Positions (youtube)
Sex Factors, Sexual Health, Sexy Secrets for Great Sex, Sex Ed Video Dr. Vincent Bellonzi (youtube)
This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006 Film)
Indie-Sex (2007 Film) 

The Human Condition (human nature)

So this is education, and sex is just one of over a hundred other subjects that you will be studying in your lifetime..
And it's never been just about Sex, it's about Human Behavior, it's about the Human Body, it's about the Human Mind...
Learning about what it’s like to be a Human.

The Kiss - Rodin Sculpture Aphrodite is the Greek goddess of love, beauty, pleasure, and procreation. She is identified with the planet Venus, and her Roman equivalent is the goddess Venus.

Venus is the Roman goddess whose functions encompassed love, beauty, desire, sex, fertility, prosperity and victory. In Roman mythology, she was the mother of the Roman people through her son, Aeneas, who survived the fall of Troy and fled to Italy. Julius Caesar claimed her as his ancestor. Venus was central to many religious festivals, and was revered in Roman religion under numerous cult titles.

Eros was the Greek god of sexual attraction. Some myths make him a primordial god, while in other myths, he is the son of Aphrodite. He was one of the winged love gods, Erotes. The Greek ρως, meaning "desire," comes from ἔραμαι "to desire, love", of uncertain etymology.

Artemis is the Greek goddess of the hunt, the wilderness, wild animals, the Moon, and chastity. The goddess Diana is her Roman equivalent. Artemis is the daughter of Zeus and Leto, and the twin sister of Apollo. She was the patron and protector of young girls, and was believed to bring disease upon women and relieve them of it. Artemis was worshipped as one of the primary goddesses of childbirth and midwifery along with Eileithyia. Much like Athena and Hestia, Artemis preferred to remain a maiden and is sworn never to marry. Artemis was one of the most widely venerated of the Ancient Greek deities, and her temple at Ephesus was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Artemis' symbols included a bow and arrow, a quiver, and hunting knives, and the deer and the cypress were sacred to her. Diana, her Roman equivalent, was especially worshipped on the Aventine Hill in Rome, near Lake Nemi in the Alban Hills, and in Campania.

Sappho was an archaic Greek poet from the island of Lesbos. Sappho is known for her lyric poetry, written to be sung and accompanied by a lyre. Most of Sappho's poetry is now lost, and what is extant has survived only in fragmentary form, except for one complete poem – the "Ode to Aphrodite". As well as lyric poetry, ancient commentators claimed that Sappho wrote elegiac and iambic poetry. Three epigrams attributed to Sappho are extant, but these are actually Hellenistic imitations of Sappho's style. Little is known of Sappho's life. She was from a wealthy family from Lesbos, though the names of both of her parents are uncertain. Ancient sources say that she had three brothers; the names of two of them are mentioned in the Brothers Poem discovered in 2014. She was exiled to Sicily around 600 BC, and may have continued to work until around 570. Later legends surrounding Sappho's love for the ferryman Phaon and her death are unreliable. Sappho was a prolific poet, probably composing around 10,000 lines. Her poetry was well-known and greatly admired through much of antiquity, and she was among the canon of nine lyric poets most highly esteemed by scholars of Hellenistic Alexandria. Sappho's poetry is still considered extraordinary and her works continue to influence other writers. Beyond her poetry, she is well known as a symbol of love and desire between.

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