Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality

Articles from Vol. 13, Annual

Beyond Monogamy:lessons from Long-Term Male Couples in Non-Monogamous Relationships
Study Overview Although non-monogamous relationships are very common in the gay community, little research has been conducted and information about how couples navigate this terrain is surprisingly lacking As a long-term couple (34 years), this...
Beyond P (less than) .05 : Propositions for Improving How Sexuality Research Findings Can Be More Effectively Portrayed
Introduction In 1713 Jakob Bernoulli formulated the Law of Large Numbers (LLN) (Huygens, 1970). This concept generally proposed that as the size of a researchers observations increased over time the probability also increased that the final result...
Body Image and Sexual Identity: An Interview Study with Lesbian, Bisexual and Heterosexual College Age-Women
Literature Review Sexual Identity Identity involves a process of "self-definition" (Yarhouse, 2001, p. 334). Sexual identity is a broad term that is partially constituted by gender identity and sexual orientation. Sexual identity and gender identity...
Early Sexual Initiation among Urban African American Male Middle School Youth in Baltimore City
Introduction For decades research findings have shown, across measures of well-being that youth reared in disadvantaged neighborhoods fare worse (Brooks-Gunn et al., 1997) from problem behavior and negative peer affiliations to emotional and school-based...
Impact of Recreational Sex on Sexual Satisfaction and Leisure Satisfaction
Introduction Premarital sexual intercourse among college-age adults continues to be a public health concern, as risks for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unintended pregnancies are not uniformly spread among the population. College is...
Love among the Objectum Sexuals
INTRODUCTION Objectum sexuals or objectophiles experience a range of emotional, romantic and/or sexual attractions to objects, often forgoing or dispensing with human romantic or sexual intimacy. Thanks to a glut of media coverage but a dearth of...
Men's Success in Online Cruising for Male Sexual Partners
Introduction Studies of anonymous (or casual) sexual relations among men who have sex with men have traditionally focused on identifying locations where men seek sexual partners (whether sex occurs onsite subsequently or not), characteristics of...
Priming Effects upon Memory for Double Entendre Words
Introduction This paper reports a study that examines the effect of priming upon memory for double entendre (DE) words. There is significant literature demonstrating that emotional stimuli are better remembered than are nonemotional stimuli (Kensinger...
Sexuality Education in Greek Schools: Student Experience and Recommendations
Introduction In reviewing the practices regarding sexuality education across 26 European Union member countries, Greece included, Parker, Wellings, and Lazarus (2009) report on the great diversity observed across and within countries, on almost...
Sexual Practices and Levirate Marriages in Mansa District of Zambia
INTRODUCTION In June 2000, the National AIDS Council estimated that 830,000 Zambians over the age of 15 were living with HIV and AIDS. Over 54% of these were women, demonstrating a well-established pandemic across the population. An estimated 14%...
The Effects of a Human Sexuality Course on College Students' Sexual Attitudes and Perceived Course Outcomes
Introduction While students enrolled in a human sexuality course would certainly be expected to show increased sexuality knowledge at the end of the course, educators and researchers are also finding encouraging, positive changes in student attitudes...
The Loveologist Guide to Cheating: Secrets to Why People Cheat and How to Prevent Cheating
Table of Contents The Loveologist Guide to Cheating Introduction to the Loveologist's Guide to Cheating Section One--Cheating Defined 10 Quick Tips to Catch a Cheater Who Cheats And Why? Overview of Respondents The Definition of Cheating ...
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