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On SAGE Insight: Sexual desire enables the forming of relationship-initiating behaviors

Article title: Fueled by desire – Sexual activation facilitates the enactment of relationship-initiating behaviors From Journal of Social and Personal Relationships Evolutionary and attachment scholars have long theorized that sexual desire serves as a powerful motivational force that brings potential romantic … Continue reading

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Naughty or nice? Is the way we ‘perform’ Santa Claus under threat?

Article title: Recognition and the moral taint of sexuality: Threat, masculinity and Santa Claus From Human Relations. Santa Claus performers struggle with fulfilling the role of old St Nic due to an acute awareness of the sensitivities around interactions with … Continue reading

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Dementia, women and sexuality: How the intersection of ageing, gender and sexuality magnify dementia concerns among lesbian and bisexual women

From Dementia There is an emergent awareness that dementia is a gendered issue, disproportionately affecting women compared with men. However, so far very little attention has been given to the fact that this includes lesbian and bisexua1l women.  This paper … Continue reading

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Dementia, women and sexuality: How the intersection of ageing, gender and sexuality magnify dementia concerns among lesbian and bisexual women

From Dementia There is an emergent awareness that dementia is a gendered issue, disproportionately affecting women compared with men. However, so far very little attention has been given to the fact that this includes lesbian and bisexual women.  This paper … Continue reading

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Coming out during adolescence: Perceived parents’ reactions and internalized sexual stigma

From Journal of Health Psychology The coming out (CO) process is an important transition in lesbian and gay (LG) identity development. Revealing to others promotes self-integration and personal empowerment, and is a sign of self- and social acceptance CO may … Continue reading

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Empirical asexuality and the scientific study of sex

Producing facts: Empirical asexuality and the scientific study of sex From Feminism & Psychology  Asexuality, quickly becoming a growing sexual identity category and subject of academic inquiry, relies at this budding moment of identity demarcation on a series of scientific … Continue reading

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New study finds clients want real love from sex workers

The Intimacy prism: Emotion management among the clients of escorts From Men and Masculinities  While it is commonly believed that men who pay for sex are attempting to avoid emotional commitment, this study finds that men who become regular clients … Continue reading

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Misogyny in rap music

Misogyny in rap music: a content analysis of prevalence and meanings From Men and Masculinities Rap music is renowned for being misogynistic, but little research has investigated this dimension of the music. This study assesses the portrayal of women in … Continue reading

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