Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality

Articles from Vol. 14, Annual

A Rose by Any Other Name: Scent Preferences, Gender, and Sexual Orientation
Introduction "I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon. Come, let us take our fill of love until the morning" (Proverbs, 7:17-18). Humans have used fragrances to attract romantic partners and to induce romance throughout recorded...
Condom and Safer Sex Product Availability among U.S. College Health Centers
Introduction Research and epidemiological data have revealed public health, medical, and economic impacts of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unintended pregnancy among adolescents and young adults (CDC, 2009; Chesson, Blanford, Gift,...
Demographic Differences in Adolescents' Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors, Parent Communication about Sex, and School Sex Education
Introduction Many studies have focused on the correlates of adolescent sexual behavior in order to gain a better understanding of the factors that influence the initiation of sexual behaviors. For instance, Jerman and Constantine (2010) found that...
Intergenerational Attitude Change regarding Female Genital Cutting in Yoruba Speaking Ethnic Group of Southwest Nigeria: A Qualitative and Quantitative Enquiry
Introduction Female genital cutting (FGC) is recognized internationally as a violation of the human rights of girls and women. It reflects deep-rooted inequality between sexes, and constitutes an extreme form of discrimination against women. The...
Interview with Osmo Kontula
Osmo Kontula is Research Professor at The Population Research Institute, Family Federation of Finland since 1998. Professor Kontula is also Secretary General of the European Federation of Sexology (EFS). Dr. Kontula is a member of Scientific Committee...
Le'ale'a O Na Poe Kahiko-Joy of the People of Old Hawai'i
INTRODUCTION Prior to European contact, the islands of Hawai'i nourished a vibrant, sexually joyous culture which supported the development of competent skills for healthy and pleasurable sex. Na poe kahiko (the people of old) experienced intimacy...
Negotiation in Teenage Girls' Sexually Motivated Situations: Achievement of Intentions Using Different Negotiation Strategies
Introduction Adolescence is a period of complex and multidimensional transition between childhood and adulthood that involves many biological, cognitive, and socio-emotional changes. The developmental process of early adolescence corresponds roughly...
Obscenity Trial Tarnishes America
Last week I traveled 14 hours to Staunton, Virginia to testify in an obscenity trial. A guy was accused of selling DVDs in his shop that showed adults having sex with each other--which, of course, he had. Staunton is the kind of small town in which...
Queering Paradigms
Queering Paradigms edited by Burkhard Scherer Oxford et al.: Peter Lang. 2010. (pbk.). 350 pp. Queering Paradigms II: Interrogating Agendas edited by Burkhard Scherer and Matthew Ball Oxford et al.: Peter Lang. 2011. (pbk.). 355...
There's No Such Thing as Polyamory
An attempt to reframe polyamory and place it in the context of larger social issues in a way that retains all of its power yet makes it culturally acceptable in terms even John Wayne could support. What Polyamory Isn't, What Polyamory Is It's...

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