Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality

Articles from Vol. 16, Annual

An Intimate Life Sex, Love, and My Journey as a Surrogate Partner
an intimate life sex, love, and my journey as a surrogate partner Cheryl T. Cohen Greeene with Lorna Garano Soft Scull Press 2012 233 pages of text plus bibliography $11.51 [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] This wonderful memior by Cheryl is a...
Correlates and Factor Replication of the Need for Sexual Intimacy Scale (NSIS)
When thinking of sexual intimacy, desires and motivations for sex are often first considered (e.g., Knox, Sturdivant, & Zusman, 2001; Motley & Reeder, 1995). Yet, sexual intimacy may be viewed as a broader concept beyond sexuality, incorporating...
Guide to Getting It on, 7th Ed
GUIDE TO GETTING IT ON, 7th ed. Paul Joannides Goofy Foot Press 2013 1184 pages including glossary and index. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] This is a birth announcement of the latest edition of the famous Guide To Getting It On. This baby checks...
Memorable Familial Messages about Sex: A Qualitative Content Analysis of College Student Narratives
For many, sexual activity starts in early adulthood (Goins, Garcia, & Barger, J., 2013; Mosher, Chandra & Jones, 2005). It is widely acknowledged that memorable experiences about sex shape and dictate one's sexual behaviors. Yet, it is a complex...
Misperceived Social Norms about Taboo Sexual Behaviors
Introduction There is often a striking divergence between our own behavior and our perception of other people's behavior. Despite the mathematical impossibility, almost everyone believes they are below average when it comes to risky or taboo behaviors....
Naked Truth: Strip Clubs, Democracy, and a Christian Right
Naked Truth: Strip Clubs, Democracy, and a Christian Right Judith Lynne Hanna 2012, University of Texas Press Let me tell you why you should care about strip clubs. Or rather, let me tell you about Judy Hanna's new book about why should...
Perceptions of Heterosexual Activities by Heterosexual Individuals
Introduction In sexual relationships, individuals rely on various sources for information about which acts their sexual partner(s) prefer. The cues about partners' sexual preferences may be apparent when individuals are interacting with their partners,...
Positive Implications for Sexual Sensation Seeking: An Exploratory Study
Introduction Published research on human sexuality has been and continues to focus predominantly on negatively valenced aspects of human sexuality. A content analysis of 606 sexuality research articles published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior,...
Re/developing Models for Understanding Sexuality with Disability within Rehabilitation Counselling
Introduction The relatively recent inclusion of sexuality in rehabilitation is based on the theory that all people have a right to sexual education, intimacy and intimate relationships (Parker, 2007). According to the World Health Organization (2012)...
Social Exchange and Social/physical Topography of One-Night Stands in College-Age Students
Introduction While traditional forms of dating have been facing a decline, casual physical acquaintance relationships have continued to become a prevalent practice among college students (Paul, McManus, & Hayes, 2000; Welsh, Grello, & Harper,...
The Jealousy Workbook: Exercises and Insights for Managing Open Relationships
The Jealousy Workbook: Exercises and Insights for Managing Open Relationships Kathy Labriola 2013, Greenery Press, 200 pages [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] This useful paperback has just arrived as part of the expanding literature on open relationships...
The Role of the Amygdala in the Development of Sexual Arousal
Introduction At the end of their childhood, youngsters experience a new sensation--sexual arousal. Some become sexually aroused by men, some by women, and some by both. Different people are aroused by different features of their arousers, but the...
Transactional Sex: A Client's Perspective from Peru
Introduction Social, political, and economic disenfranchisement has led to an increase in sex work for many women and men around the world (Roberts, Sanders, Myers, & Smith, 2012). While in many countries sex work is illegal, there are others,...
Understanding Sexual Identity Development of African American Male College Students
Introduction African Americans face the most severe burden of HIV among other racial and ethnic groups in the United States. Despite representing only 14% of the US population in 2009, African Americans accounted for 44% of all new HIV infections...
Women's Perspectives of BDSM Power Exchange
INTRODUCTION BDSM (bondage/discipline, dominant/submissive, sadist/masochist) power exchange relationships can be used to discuss the intersections of power and identity. Third wave feminism can also be used to discuss women's sexual identities...
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