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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.

Motivations behind catcalling: Exploring men’s engagement in street harassment behaviour

13 April 2021
Men who reported having engaged in catcalling demonstrated higher levels of hostile sexism, self-ascribed masculinity, social dominance orientation, and tolerance of sexual harassment....

Clitoral Reconstructive Surgery After Female Genital Mutilation: A Systematic Review

13 April 2021
Although clitoral reconstructive surgery appears safe and effective, caution is required to interpret available evidence due to significant limitations....

The Relationship Between Consumption of Pornography and Sexual Pleasure: Results of a Mixed-method Systematic Review

6 April 2021
Even in a sample of articles curated to understand pleasure, there is more research into satisfaction than pleasure and, in particular, relationship satisfaction....

An Exploration on the Public Stigma of Sexual Addiction

6 April 2021
This study explored the stigma toward individuals with sexual addiction and how it compared to gambling addiction, alcohol addiction, and depression....

How New Zealand Sex Workers and Their Allies Shaped Decriminalisation in New Zealand

1 April 2021
This article examines how and why sex workers and their allies have come to communicate and act on the momentum of sex work law reform....

Sexual and Gender Minorities: Reporting Sexual Assault to the Police

30 March 2021
Through the use of Sexual and Gender Script Theory, this review explores barriers that sexual and gender minorities may experience when reporting sexual assault to the police....

Fetishization and Sexualization of Transgender and Nonbinary Individuals

30 March 2021
The results demonstrated that, in most cases, fetishization was understood by transgender and nonbinary people as a negative experience of sexual objectification....

Disordered Eating and Body Dissatisfaction Associated with Sexual Concerns in Undergraduate Women

25 March 2021
Disordered eating symptoms were associated with sexual distress, sexual function problems, more cognitive distractions during sexual activity, and poorer sexual self-efficacy....

Between Rights on Paper and Capabilities on the Ground: Policy-Based Barriers to Marginalized Women’s Sexual Rights

18 March 2021
This article shows how policies limit the sexual capabilities of marginalized women....

Providing Sexuality Training for Psychologists: The Role of Predoctoral Internship Sites

16 March 2021
This article focuses on the integration of sexuality into the applied, fieldwork components of psychologists’ training....

COVID-19 and sexualities: The emergence of a new paradigm of sexualities

11 March 2021
This paper aims to propose a provisional assessment of the research developed in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic since the beginning of 2020....

The Mediating Role of Internalizing Problems Between Peer Victimization and Dating Violence Victimization: A Test of the Stress Generation Hypothesis

4 March 2021
This study offers to practitioners in the area of prevention and intervention for peer victimization and dating violence a different way of tackling the problem of revictimization....

Care in late life, end of life and in bereavement for the oldest LGBT generations around the globe

1 March 2021
This special issue focuses on care in late life and at the end of life for people with diverse sexual orientations and gender identities, from an international perspective....

Let’s Talk About Sexual Health Education: Youth Perspectives on their Learning Experiences in Canada

25 February 2021
Study findings highlight the need for youth perspectives when developing, implementing and evaluating sexual health education....

Becoming a Sexademic: Reflections on a ‘Dirty’ Research Project

20 February 2021
This article contributes to knowledge about the challenges involved in doing sex and sexuality research, through reflexively examining the author experiences....

Individuals in Same-Sex Relationships Maintain Relational Well-Being Despite the Frequency and Severity of Heterosexism

18 February 2021
Findings of this study suggest that those who experience strong relational well-being may be resilient to distal minority stressors like heterosexism....