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Current scientific articles are compiled by our team. This section is a non-exhaustive collection of the latest news in sexology research and in related fields. It does not present reviews of the articles, but rather an overview, through abstracts, to help the community stay informed about the state of current research.

Egyptian Female Genital “Norm” and Female Genital Self-image

16 June 2021
This study determined whether female genital mutilation/cutting is still a “norm” and to assess its impact on genital self-image....

Marriage and Masculinity: Male-Breadwinner Culture, Unemployment, and Separation Risk in 29 Countries

10 June 2021
Male-breadwinner norms are a key driver of the association between men’s unemployment and the risk of separation....

An Analysis of the Attitudes of the General Public Towards the Sexuality of Individuals with Disabilities Through a Systematic Literature Review

9 June 2021
Thirty-four articles were included in this systematic review, representing attitudes toward people with disabilities....

What Drives the Dehumanization of Consensual Non-Monogamous Partners?

4 June 2021
This study provides a deeper understanding of why people are stigmatized in non-monogamous consensual relationships....

Pornography and Romantic Relationships: A Qualitative Examination of Individual Experiences

2 June 2021
The most common responses indicated that the participants reported no effects of pornography use on their relationship....

Adolescent Sexual Development: A Family Perspective

26 May 2021
This review demonstrates that diverse, intersectional family structures and transitions may affect adolescent sexual development by influencing family processes....

Motivations for Engaging in Consensually Non-Monogamous Relationships

25 May 2021
Individuals reported diverse reasons for engaging in CNM relationships; reasons addressed both individual and relational needs and well-being....

(De)Politicizing Polyamory: Social Media Comments on Media Representations of Consensual Non-Monogamies

19 May 2021
Results show that the recognition of the validity of polyamory is not the same as the realization that relationship orientation is a political issue in itself....

‘Why is it so Different Now I’m Bisexual?’: Young Bisexual People’s Experiences of Identity, Belonging, Self-injury, and COVID19

18 May 2021
Lack of access to positive bisexual representation contributed to feelings of self-loathing....

Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Rates by Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Among 18–44-Year-Olds in the U.S.

14 May 2021
This research sought to explore HPV vaccination disparities by age with subgroup analysis by gender identity and sexual orientation groups....

How WEIRD and Androcentric Is Sex Research? Global Inequities in Study Populations

13 May 2021
Results indicated that Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, and Democratic populations dominate the published findings in sex research....

Sexual Communication in the Digital Age

7 May 2021
This study examine the extent to which a sample of high school adolescents are discussing digital sexual topics with their parents and best friends....

Sexuality During the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Importance of Internet

6 May 2021
The purpose of this article is to provide recommendations to help people facing their sexual life in this critical period....

Will Men Use Novel Male Contraceptive Methods and Will Women Trust Them? A Systematic Review

28 April 2021
There is consistent interest among both men and women in novel male contraceptive methods and willingness to use them....

The Attribution of Parental Competence to Lesbian, Gay, and Heterosexual Couples: Experimental and Correlational Results

23 April 2021
Participants who had personal contact with lesbians and gay men rated their parenting skills higher....

Attitudes Towards Sexual Health Education in Schools: A National Survey of Parents in Canada

23 April 2021
Significantly fewer parents in Ontario and Quebec supported school-based sexual health education compared to other regions....