Articles about Sex and Relationships

25 Burning Questions

Holly Combe answers the questions men are "too embarrassed to ask"

Holly Combe // 16 April 2003

Categories: Men, Sex and Relationships

Dysfunctional, moi? The Myth of Female Sexual Dysfunction and its Medicalisation

Jennifer Drew tears apart the the myth of 'female sexual dysfunction', and looks at how female sexuality is becoming increasingly medicalised.

Jennifer Drew //

Categories: Body and Health, Sex and Relationships

Smug Intentions: Richard and Judy on Chivalry

Holly Combe examines the hidden motives behind the calls for a return to chivalry. When Richard and Judy joined the debate recently, did they really have anything constructive to add?

Holly Combe // 16 February 2003

Categories: Men, Sex and Relationships

What’s Up Baby?

Missmogga explains why she objects to the commercial sex industry and modern culture's representation of black women.

Missmogga // 16 October 2002

Categories: Culture and Media, Sex and Relationships

More responses to ‘Whose Slut?’

Natasha Forrest's article "Whose Slut?" in The F-Word in July prompted many responses - probably the most on one specific article this site has ever had. Here are the latest comments received during August-October.

Various Authors //

Categories: Sex and Relationships

Bend Over Girls – he’s in Freak Mode

Society needs to stop thinking of men as slaves to their sexual urges, argues Holly Combe. She examines the damaging common idea that, once aroused, men become an unstoppable force that it would be rude - even immoral - to try to stop.

Holly Combe // 16 September 2002

Categories: Men, Sex and Relationships, Violence

Response to ‘Whose Slut?’

Natasha Forrest's article "Whose Slut?" in The F-Word in July prompted many responses - probably the most on one specific article this site has ever had. Here are the comments received and below, Natasha responds.

Various Authors // 16 August 2002

Categories: Sex and Relationships

Whose Slut?

The female body has always been associated with sex, ensuring that even straight women find images of women sexy. Natasha Forrest explains why censorship is not the answer and how objectification is not necessarily a bad thing

Natasha Forrest // 16 July 2002

Categories: Sex and Relationships

Big Brother, Virgins, and Female Singleness

Kristin Aune looks at society's attitudes to virginity and celibacy

Kristin Aune // 16 June 2002

Categories: Culture and Media, Sex and Relationships

Pornography

Rearrange the words "worms", "can", and "of" into a well known phrase or saying...

Catherine Redfern // 16 January 2002

Categories: Sex and Relationships, Soundbites

Why Irma Kurtz is wrong about rape

In the June 2001 issue of British Cosmopolitan, the agony aunt Irma Kurtz replied to a reader's letter about rape. I think Irma's advice was irresponsible, insensitive, and re-iterates all the old myths about rape that we have tried so hard to break down over 30 years of feminism

Catherine Redfern // 13 July 2001

Categories: Culture and Media, Sex and Relationships, Violence

The Morning After

In January Baroness Young tried to stop emergency contraception being sold over the counter in chemists. Here's why the House of Lords were right to reject her arguments, says Catherine Redfern.

Catherine Redfern // 18 March 2001

Categories: Body and Health, Sex and Relationships

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