Sex News: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, antidepressants and sex, the small penis, pragmatic promiscuity

by Violet Blue on December 9, 2013

  • Antidepressants are one the most common forms of treatment for depression, but using antidepressants tends to have pretty noticeable side effects, especially sexual ones. These sexual side effects can be very unpleasant for people taking antidepressants but a new study has demonstrated the power of exercise in helping to counter the negative effects of this lifesaving medication.
    Antidepressants: Study Says Exercise Can Reduce Sexual Side Effects (Guardian LV)
  • The Top 100 Sex Bloggers of 2013 list from Between My Sheets is such a great list, and I’m even on it! Woo-hoo! Cherry-pick some new writers for your RSS reader.
    Top 100 Sex Bloggers of 2013 (Between My Sheets)
  • “Now comes word that at least one police agency is fairly routinely targeting suspects by attacking them with malware that can turn on the camera, while leaving the indicator LED off and as dark as your shifty little soul…”
    PSA: It’s Time To Tape Over Your Webcam Lens (ErosBlog: The Sex Blog)

  • Another HIV outbreak in the mainstream porn industry has been determined, and production at mainstream locations ceased over the weekend. This time it is a male performer from the straight industry.
    Adult Industry Calls for Production Moratorium (XBIZ)
  • Microsoft researchers have designed a smart bra that can detect stress. The prototype contains removable sensors that monitor heart and skin activity to provide an indication of mood levels.
    Microsoft designs stress-busting bra (BBC)

  • Bravo. “What you might not know is what it feels like to hear a joke like this, what it’s like to be triggered. To that end, let me tell you a story about a period of my life that I don’t often discuss.”
    Please Stop: The Trans Joke at the Spike Video Game Awards (BorderhouseBlog)

  • Private investigator Garth Bruen can’t reliably determine who owns and operates disturbing Web sites because of the cloak of anonymity enjoyed by many businesses online. Bruen says he thinks that sometimes privacy goes too far. (And the war on anonymity finds a new trigger to leverage in its favor…)
    How violent porn site operators disappear behind Internet privacy protections (Washington Post)
  • Brooke Scelza contends in Evolutionary Anthropology that not only do human females seek out multiple sexual partners as an evolutionary strategy, they opportunistically shift that strategy depending on the environmental context (more on that below). In other words, female sexuality is not so much blindly promiscuous as it is pragmatic.
    When Are Women Most Likely to Be Promiscuous? (Slate)

  • The media’s fascination with Winston’s career prospects was allegedly shared by the Tallahassee Police Department. Patricia Carroll, the lawyer for the woman who accused Winston of rape, said she was told by a detective that her client’s life would be “made miserable” if she went ahead with the investigation.
    The maddening familiarity of the Jameis Winston case (Salon)

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