Listening to Sexual Minority Women

In the late 1990s, researchers began to find evidence that women could acquire STDs from other women. However, this early work was scant, it was primarily quantitative and it offered little insight into how women who have sex with women could reduce their risk for STDs. In 2005, Perspectives...

February in [email protected]

It’s February, and February means Valentine’s Day. And for many people, Valentine’s Day means love, chocolates, flowers and…sex. So our focus this month is sexuality and sexual behavior. For sexual and reproductive health researchers, the study of sexuality and sexual...

The Pleasure Deficit

One of the foundational experiences in Jenny Higgins’s career was reading a 1993 article by sociologist Ruth Dixon-Mueller, who posited that a visitor from another planet who relied on demographic and family planning journals for information would be “mystified about sexual behavior...

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Cover illustrations of Margaret Sanger © Matthew and Eve Levine