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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.

Higher Rates of Unacknowledged Rape Among Men: The Role of Rape Myth Acceptance

13 January 2020
Men aren't as likely as women to think of their nonconsensual sexual experiences as rape....

The Clitoris—An Appraisal of its Reproductive Function During the Fertile Years

13 January 2020
Clitoris has both underestimated procreative (reproductive) and recreative (pleasure) functions of equal importance. Its ablation thus...

Bisexual individuals are at greater risk of poor mental health than lesbians and gay men: The mediating role of sexual identity stress at multiple levels

9 January 2020
Compared with lesbian women and gay men, bisexual people conceal their sexual orientation more often, are less certain of their identity, and have weaker ties to the LGBT community, ...

An Exploratory Study of Sexting Behaviors Among Heterosexual and Sexual Minority Early Adolescents

9 January 2020
Sexual minority early adolescents are more likely than their heterosexual peers to send, receive, and ask for sexually explicit pictures. They're also more likely to experience - but not perpetrate - ...

Bisexual men with bisexual and monosexual genital arousal patterns

1 December 2019
While bisexual men generally exhibit bisexual patterns of arousal, they tend to be more physiologically aroused by erotic films of men than those of women....

Sexual Precedent’s Effect on Sexual Consent Communication

28 November 2019
This article looks at the issue of sexuel consent and the effects of sexual precedents on it, showing that it is contextual and can not be assumed even after previous sexual encounters....

A systematic review and thematic synthesis of Canada’s LGBTQ2S+ employment, labour market and earnings literature

20 November 2019
Gay men and bisexual people tend to earn less than their heterosexual peers, while lesbian women earn more....

Role call: sex, gender roles, and intimate partner violence

19 November 2019
People tend to think that intimate partner violence is worst when perpetrated by a man against a woman, compared with a woman against a man,...

A Systematic Scoping Review of the Prevalence, Etiological, Psychological, and Interpersonal Factors Associated with BDSM

8 November 2019
Disregarding gender, 40-70% of people have fantasized about BDSM, and about 20% have engaged in BDSM....

Picking up good vibrations: Discrepant vibrator use, sexual functioning, and sexual well-being in women with male partners.

1 November 2019
The results of this study suggest that discrepant vibrator use is not related to sexual functioning but is related to sexual well-being in women with male partners....

Clitoris, the unknown: what do postgraduate students of educational sciences know about reproductive physiology and anatomy?

1 November 2019
Most graduate students are unable to name external female genitals, such as the clitoris and labia, even after being provided detailed pictures....

Facilitating and Inhibiting Factors for Self-Reports of Same-Gender Attraction in Cisgender Heterosexual-Identifying Women and Men.

28 October 2019
Both anti-gay attitudes and felt-pressure to conform to gender stereotypes appear to be reliably associated with same-gender attraction, especially among men....

Disclosing sexuality: Gay and bisexual men’s experiences of coming out, forced out, going back in and staying out of the ‘closet’ in prison

28 October 2019
Due to the hyper-masculine and heteronormative culture of prisons, incarcerated gay and bisexual men carefully navigate managing ...

Identifying Basic Classes of Sexual Orientation with Latent Profile Analysis

21 October 2019
Heterosexuals reported the highest levels of psychological functioning and lowest risk behaviors. Homosexuals showed similarly high levels...

Women’s Orgasm and Sexual Satisfaction in Committed Sex and Casual Sex: Relationship Between Sociosexuality and Sexual Outcomes in Different Sexual Contexts

14 October 2019
Women who have had both casual and committed sex in the past year report higher orgasmic function and sexual satisfaction in their committed relationships...

Sexual Consent Communication in Best-Selling Pornography Films : A Content Analysis

3 October 2019
By a content analysis of pornographic films, the authors show that consent is often described, nonverbal cues being more frequent than verbal cues ......