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  • Ron Jeremy opens swingers sex club in Portland

    06/22/2009 3:56:16 PM PDT · by pissant · 67 replies · 8,042+ views
    NW Cable News ^ | 6/20/09 | Amanda Burden
    PORTLAND, Ore., -- There’s a new nightclub opening in Portland for people who like to swing. And it's not the tree-tire variety, community park child's activity or mid 1950s dance style. Club Sesso opens Friday to Portland couples who like to have sex with other couples -- or singles who enjoy having sex with other couples. And iconic porn film star Ron Jeremy has lent his name and prestige to downtown's newest destination. Club Sesso is located on SW 1st Avenue. Paul Smith, its owner, is relocating from Clackamas and expects a lot of business. Portland just doesn't have a...
  • Don't fall for the panoply of lies about homosexuality

    05/26/2009 9:48:50 AM PDT · by DesertRenegade · 48 replies · 1,925+ views
    Kalamazoo Gazette ^ | May 26, 2009 | Cheryl Post
    Does it take a published scientific paper to prove that those who practice homosexual behavior can change? For those who doubt that change can or even should be a goal, but are still open-minded enough to consider the possibility that homosexuals can indeed come out from a lifestyle of habitual self-destructive obsessive-compulsive behavior, please consider the following information. The 65 or so TV characters, who portray friendly, sympathetic, clean-cut, and sanitized homosexuals, work hard to persuade us that accepting homosexuality as an alternative lifestyle is necessary to our well-being as a civil society. However, without knowing the truth about homosexuality,...
  • The GOP Doesn't Understand Sex [Meghan McCain on Bristol Palin, abortion, abstinence]

    05/07/2009 1:19:25 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 64 replies · 7,063+ views
    The Daily Beast ^ | 2009-05-07
    Bristol Palin's new abstinence campaign shines a light on the Republican Party's unhealthy attitude about sex and desire. BY MEGHAN MCCAIN The first time I ever heard about oral sex was during the Lewinsky scandal. Mostly, I remember being confused by President Clinton’s response—“it depends on what the meaning of ‘is’ is”. When it comes to sex, politicians face all sorts of double standards: who is allowed to have sex with whom, what constitutes sex, and whether it’s appropriate, to name a few. Candie’s Foundation’s announcement that they were partnering with Bristol Palin to promote an abstinence-only campaign has caused...
  • Gay Sex is Downright Dangerous and Abstinence Won't Kill You: I Should Know

    03/11/2009 6:19:54 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 11 replies · 1,298+ views
    Virtue Online ^ | 3-10-09 | David MacDonald
    (Note: David MacDonald is a Christian singer/artist who recently revealed that prior to his conversion he had been heavily involved in the gay lifestyle. Read his testimony here: www.GayTestimony.com) I hate to quote statistics, but Canada's largest gay paper XTRA recently reported that, "A group of six Canadian queers is taking on homophobia in Canada's healthcare system by filing a complaint with the Canadian Human Rights Commission." Gens Hellquist, one of the complainants, is the executive director of the Canadian Rainbow Health Coalition. She explained at length her concerns about the health status of homosexual men and women in Canada,...
  • AIDS

    04/07/2009 4:16:16 AM PDT · by ShraveaKumar · 7 replies · 418+ views
    Shravea Kumar
    AIDS AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). HIV is a virus that is mainly transmitted by having sex with an infected partner. HIV also is spread through contact with infected blood, which frequently occurs among injection drug users who share needles or syringes contaminated with blood from someone infected with the virus. Women with HIV can transmit the virus to their babies during pregnancy, birth, or breast-feeding. For HIV infections borne by blood, reducing the extent of sharing of needle and injecting equipment among drug users, and sterilizing equipment used in blood transfusions and medical procedures, are...
  • Circumcision reduces risk of herpes and HPV infection

    03/31/2009 9:51:01 AM PDT · by Chet 99 · 25 replies · 740+ views
    Men who are circumcised are less likely to get sexually transmitted infections such as genital herpes and human papillomavirus (HPV), but not syphilis, according to a study of adult African men published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine. The finding adds to the evidence that there are health benefits to circumcision. It was already known that circumcision can reduce the risk of penile cancer, a relatively rare disease. In a previous study, the same research team found that adult circumcision could reduce the risk of HIV infection. Efforts to increase the practice of male circumcision in areas...
  • STDs a growing trend among America's youth

    03/22/2009 9:19:09 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 7 replies · 645+ views
    OneNewsNow.com ^ | 3/22/09 | Charlie Butts
    A government report reveals a strong need for more attention to abstinence education. Janice Crouse of Concerned Women for America has seen the report on sexually transmitted diseases which comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "It's just very appalling because the sexually transmitted diseases syphilis and Chlamydia now are continuing to rise," she notes. "And Chlamydia is at an all-time high, an historical high, with over a million new cases a year, which is an increase over last year of some seven percent." Since many of the new reports involve young people, Crouse says the figures suggest...
  • Spreading AIDS could be felony

    03/21/2009 7:14:15 AM PDT · by stan_sipple · 33 replies · 1,192+ views
    Journalstar.com ^ | 3-20-2009 | Anna Jo Bratton
    Some people worry that Nebraska’s gay community is unfairly targeted by a bill meant to punish those who knowingly spread a deadly disease like AIDS. The Legislature’s Judiciary Committee heard public testimony Friday afternoon on a measure (LB625) that would make it illegal to intentionally or knowingly spread a deadly disease through sex. It would also be illegal to sell or donate organs, blood, semen and other bodily fluids, or share hypodermic needles with the same purpose. “I’m concerned that this will be a witch hunt against the gay community of Nebraska,” Lucas Peterson of Lincoln said after the hearing....
  • Europe’s War on Free Speech

    01/30/2009 7:32:18 AM PST · by AJKauf · 7 replies · 561+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | January 30 | Soeren Kern
    Muslims aren't the only ones trying to restrict free speech in Europe. In Britain, for example, the government is facing pressure from homosexual rights activists to overturn a free speech protection amendment added to a controversial “gay hate” law. The free speech protection clause, which states that criticizing homosexual practice or urging people to refrain from such conduct will not, in itself, be a crime, was added to the new offense of “incitement to homophobic hatred.” But now the government wants to remove that protection. The crime of inciting homophobic hatred includes any words or behavior which is threatening and...
  • "Stimulus" Bill Still Includes $335 Million Handout for Condoms, Sex-Ed Programs

    01/29/2009 9:27:46 AM PST · by GonzoII · 18 replies · 1,079+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | WASHINGTON, D.C., January 28, 2009 | Kathleen Gilbert
    Wednesday January 28, 2009 "Stimulus" Bill Still Includes $335 Million Handout for Condoms, Sex-Ed Programs By Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., January 28, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Just one day after millions of dollars in contraception and abortion handouts in Obama's nearly $1 trillion economic stimulus package were made public and immediately discarded, news has come to light of another $335 million set aside for condoms and sexually explicit "STD prevention" programs. The Drudge Report headlined the discovery of another chunk of stimulus money headed primarily for promoting sexually-transmitted disease (STD) prevention programs, via the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
  • After Hookups, E-Cards That Warn (Homosexuals), ‘Get Checked’ (for diseases)

    01/20/2009 4:59:03 PM PST · by reaganaut1 · 26 replies · 1,230+ views
    New York Times ^ | January 20, 2009 | David Tuller
    SAN FRANCISCO — Steve, a health care worker in his 30s, had been told more than once that he had been exposed to a sexually transmitted infection. So when it happened again, he was not upset — even though this time he learned about it through an anonymous online postcard, e-mailed by a man with whom he had had sex. “What was important was that I was being notified that there was a possibility that I may have been exposed to syphilis,” said Steve, who asked that his last name be withheld to protect his privacy. The Internet has made...
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease Rates Soar: CDC (CDC: Homosexuals & Bisexuals Are Causing This

    01/13/2009 3:41:16 PM PST · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 68 replies · 2,980+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 1/13/2009 | Will Dunham
    U.S. syphillis rates rose for a seventh year in 2007, driven by gay and bisexual men, while chlamydia reached record numbers and gonorrhea remained at alarming levels -- especially among blacks, health officials said on Tuesday. Blacks make up 12 percent of the U.S. population, but account for about 70 percent of gonorrhea cases and almost half of chlamydia and syphillis cases, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said...
  • The Demise of Dating

    12/13/2008 4:13:29 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 166 replies · 5,423+ views
    New York Times ^ | December 13, 2008 | Charles M. Blow
    The paradigm has shifted. Dating is dated. Hooking up is here to stay. ... To help me understand this phenomenon, I called Kathleen Bogle, a professor at La Salle University in Philadelphia who has studied hooking up among college students and is the author of the 2008 book, “Hooking Up: Sex, Dating and Relationships on Campus.” It turns out that everything is the opposite of what I remember. Under the old model, you dated a few times and, if you really liked the person, you might consider having sex. Under the new model, you hook up a few times and,...
  • Paris Hilton to spend New Year's Eve in Sydney (Oh, the Humanity!!!)

    11/12/2008 3:47:29 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 28 replies · 860+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 13 November 2008
    PROFESSIONAL socialite Paris Hilton has confirmed she and rocker boyfriend Benji Madden will host a New Year's eve party at a secret Sydney location. "I can't wait to be partying with the Aussies and Benji DJ-ing by my side," Hilton said from Los Angeles. The billionaire hotel heiress is paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to attend parties around the globe, and was last down under when advertising magnate John Singleton reportedly paid her $5 million for a six-day promotional visit almost two years ago. This year's party will be streamed live over The Bongo Virus - a platform similar...
  • American Sexpress Card: Don't jump in bed without it, founder says

    08/01/2008 8:57:33 AM PDT · by Stoat · 26 replies · 165+ views
    The New York Daily News ^ | August 1, 2008 | CAITLIN MILLAT
    American Sexpress Card: Don't jump in bed without it, founder says BY CAITLIN MILLAT DAILY NEWS WRITER Friday, August 1st 2008, 12:26 AM Monaster/NewsSTFree Certificates founder Eli Dancy is one of 15,000 cardholders. Monaster/NewsDancy displays a card. Monaster/News Call it a license to thrill.Sexually active New Yorkers looking to wise up before turning the lights down can verify their partners' sexual health status with a simple glance in their wallet. Manhattan-based company STFree Certifications provides its health-conscious customers a sexual history "license" with a phone number on the back that enables them to prove their testing backgrounds to potential...
  • Birth of a Number

    06/03/2008 1:39:05 PM PDT · by forkinsocket · 18 replies · 117+ views
    National Journal ^ | May 31, 2008 | Neil Munro
    Does one of every four American teenagers really have a sexually transmitted disease? No, despite headlines given to a recent federal study. On March 11, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that one in four teenage girls has a sexually transmitted disease. This eye-opening statistic landed like a dead rat on the doorsteps of America’s 37 million households and 30 million teenagers. The New York Times, among other papers, put the news on the front page. CBS news anchor Katie Couric told her viewers that “at least one in four teenage girls in America has a sexually transmitted...
  • Just Roommates (MA Libs outlaw chosing your college roommate to eliminate 'bigotry')

    04/03/2008 11:27:43 AM PDT · by pabianice · 87 replies · 606+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | 4/2/08 | Schworm
    Colleges' final frontier: mixed-gender housing Jason Carmignani hung out with his roommate, Yael Bassal, at Clark University. "We're both pretty mellow," he said. (Dominic Chavez/Globe Staff) Email|Print|Single Page| Text size – + By Peter Schworm Globe Staff / April 2, 2008 In the Woodstock era, the advent of coed dorms caused a stir, with Life magazine proclaiming the development "an intimate revolution on campus." Coed floors came along over the next two decades, giving college students immediate proximity to each other. The next step, coed suites and bathrooms, brought the sexes even closer together. Now, some colleges are crossing the...
  • STD Data Come as No Surprise, Area Teenagers Say

    03/12/2008 11:09:36 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 12 replies · 861+ views
    Washington Post via www.HerpesLifeLine.com ^ | March 13, 2008 | Washington Post Staff Writers Laura Sessions Stepp and Katherine Shaver
    Elizabeth Alderman, adolescent specialist at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center in New York, was astounded by a federal report this week showing that two out of five teenage girls who have had sex have experienced at least one sexually transmitted infection. Lorena Granados, a junior at W.T. Woodson High School in Fairfax County, was not the least bit surprised. "A lot of girls fall in love, and it doesn't seem they care about protection," she said yesterday. "It's 'What am I going to enjoy right now?' Or they'll say, 'I know he hasn't been with anybody. . ....
  • STD study sends message to teens: You're vulnerable

    03/12/2008 1:11:39 AM PDT · by NoLibZone · 12 replies · 640+ views
    AP ^ | 3-12-08 | Lindsey Tanner AP
    CHICAGO - Startling government research on teenage girls and sexually transmitted diseases sends a blunt message to kids who think they're immune: It's liable to happen to you or someone you know. In the first study of its kind, researchers at the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found at least 1 in 4 teenage American girls has a sexually transmitted disease. The most common one, HPV, is a virus that can cause cervical cancer, and the second most common, chlamydia, can cause infertility. Nearly half of the Black teens in the study had at least one sexually transmitted...
  • Study finds 1 in 4 US teens has a STD

    03/12/2008 12:33:34 AM PDT · by neverdem · 11 replies · 553+ views
    San Luis Obispo Tribune ^ | Mar. 11, 2008 | LINDSEY TANNER
    At least one in four teenage American girls has a sexually transmitted disease, suggests a first-of-its-kind federal study that startled some adolescent-health experts. Some doctors said the numbers might be a reflection of both abstinence-only sex education and teens' own sense of invulnerabilty. Because some sexually transmitted infections can cause infertility and cancer, U.S. health officials called for better screening, vaccination and prevention. Only about half of the girls in the study acknowledged having sex. Some teens define sex as only intercourse, yet other types of intimate behavior including oral sex can spread some diseases. Among those who admitted having...