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Same-sex sexual behavior in animals: Do we have it all wrong?

Many animals, from a range of phyla and species, display same-sex sexual behaviors. This has intrigued evolutionary biologists, but have they been looking at the subject all wrong? Share on PinterestResearchers suggest a new way of looking at same-sex sexual behavior in animals. Over the years, researchers have discovered that many animals sometimes engage in… Read More »

Rosario Dawson says therapy allowed healing from sexual assault & strengthened bond with daughter

Rosario Dawson has spoken candidly about her sexual assault in the past, and now she’s opening up about how attending therapy sessions with her daughter has helped her heal from that trauma. In 2014, the actress adopted her daughter Isabella, and in a new interview with Women’s Health, she explains what it’s been like for both… Read More »

For 1 in 16 US women, their first experience with sexual intercourse was rape, study says

The study, published Monday in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine, notes the World Health Organization recognizes forced sexual initiation — “an unwanted first sexual intercourse that is physically forced or coerced” — as a distinct form of sexual violence. “We feel it is accurate to describe these events as rape,” said Dr. Laura Hawks,… Read More »