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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.

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....

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 ......

Men’s Preference for Women Who Like Women : The Effects of Desire for Sexual Variety and Willingness to Have Sex Without Commitment

28 September 2019
Using an online sample of 1,277 participants, the author finds that people who experience same-sex attractions were more likely to prefer attraction......

Are We Monogamous? A Review of the Evolution of Pair-Bonding in Humans and Its Contemporary Variation Cross-Culturally

25 September 2019
This article proposes a review of the literature on monogamy and non-monogamy in several human societies, demonstrating that monogamy is the result of an evolutionary process....

Reproductive Coercion and Relationship Abuse Among Adolescents and Young Women Seeking Care at School Health Centers

24 September 2019
By focusing on sexually active young women between 14 and 19 years old, the authors of this study show that almost one in eight women...

Torment Porn or Feminist Witch Hunt: Apprehensions About the #MeToo Movement on /r/AskReddit

24 September 2019
Interested in debates on the #MeToo movement within the Reddit community, this article shows that under the guise of inclusive rhetoric ...

Gender Differences in Parents' Communication With Their Adolescent Children about Sexual Risk and Sex-Positive Topics.

24 September 2019
Questioning 901 parents of adolescents aged 13 to 17, the authors of this article show that parents communicate more with ...

The use of sexually explicit material by Belgian sexologists

18 September 2019
By analyzing an online survey of 59 Belgian sexologists using sexually explicit material (SEM) in therapies, this article highlights ...