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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.

(Re)producing the sexuality binary: on bisexual experiences in U.S. gay and heterosexual spaces

26 September 2020
This article finds that bisexuals experience the spatial (re)production of a sexuality binary (gay/straight) through three interrelated processes: passing, blending, and biphobia....

Between Mainstream and Marginality: The Case of Men and Women of Mixed-Orientation Relationships

25 September 2020
The findings show that individuals of MOR primarily encounter negative attitudes from people in society regarding themselves and the nature of their relationship....

The Impact of Bisexual Identity on Sexual and Relationship Satisfaction of Mixed Sex Couples

24 September 2020
Analyses indicated that feelings of illegitimacy of bisexuality and outness to family were negatively associated with sexual and relationship satisfaction of both partners whereas intimacy was positively associated with sexual satisfaction for both partners....

Young Bisexual People’s Experiences of Sexual Violence: A Mixed-Methods Study

23 September 2020
Both quantitative and qualitative results indicate that bisexual stigma significantly predicts a greater likelihood of reporting an experience of sexual violence....

Gender Nonconformity of Bisexual Men and Women

22 September 2020
Men and women with bisexual orientations appeared neither like heterosexual nor homosexual individuals, at least with respect to their gender-related traits....

Sexual Arousal Patterns of Mostly Heterosexual Men

21 September 2020
Results supported increased bisexual arousal with respect to self-report and genital arousal pattern among the mostly heterosexual men, compared with the completely heterosexual men....

Less Sex, but More Sexual Diversity: Changes in Sexual Behavior during the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic

16 September 2020
While nearly half of the sample reported a decline in their sex life, one in five participants reported expanding their sexual repertoire by incorporating new activities....

COVID-19 and the Gender Employment Gap among Parents of Young Children

14 September 2020
Authors show that gender employment gaps among parents of young children widened considerably between February and May 2020, net of differences in job and personal characteristics....

Racial and Ethnic Influence in Online Dating Perceptions

11 September 2020
The intention of casual, sexual relationships was found to have the most varied perception based on race/ethnicity and site. Perceptions of online daters was overall similar amongst racial/ethnic groups....

Exploratory study of erotic abilities in women's sexual practice

9 September 2020
In the sexuality practice, women who declare themselves satisfied practice more masturbation, report more diverse sexual behaviours, and are active (they use their pelvis and pelvic floor muscles)....

État des lieux de la vie sexuelle et affective des Français durant le confinement

16 June 2020
Since the beginning of the confinement announced last March, the French people have been forced to review their habits, whether in terms of sanitary rules, personal hygiene or even in terms of their life as a couple! ...

Perceptions of Dating Behaviors Among Individuals in the General Population with High and Low Autistic Traits

14 June 2020
Individuals who are autistic or have elevated autistic traits may be more receptive to romantic relationships with other autistic individuals and may have difficulty recognizing rude or inappropriate behaviours in a dating context....

The Disaggregated Repeated Measures Design: A Novel Approach to Assess Sexual Risk Behaviors

4 June 2020
This article introduces a more sensitive approach to assess how the relative characteristics of sex acts may determine the level of risk in which an individual chooses to engage....

Clinical Characteristics and Results of Semen Tests Among Men With Coronavirus Disease 2019

29 May 2020
This study shows that SARS-CoV-2 can be present in the semen of patients with COVID-19, and SARS-CoV-2 may still be detected in the semen of recovering patients....

Gender, sexual orientation and type of relationship influence individual differences in jealousy: A large Brazilian sample

28 May 2020
This study shows that specific individual (e.g., gender, sexual orientation) and social (e.g., status and type of relationship) factors influence the psychological trait of jealousy....

Bisexual Men’s Experiences with Discrimination, Internalized Binegativity, and Identity Affirmation

23 May 2020
Results indicate that bisexual men experience unique forms of prejudice based on the gender of their relationship and sexual partners....