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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.

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 ...

Concerns of Female Adolescents About Menarche and First Sexual Intercourse: Mixed Methods Analysis of Social Media Questions

16 September 2019
By analyzing 1226 questions on the Yahoo Answers website, this article shows that adolescent girls' issues on the topics of menarche and first ...

Faculty Perceptions of Consensual Sexual Relationships Between University Faculty and Students

11 September 2019
Based on 166 responses from faculty members, this article shows that these persons share differing opinions about consensual sexual relationships (CSR) ...

Type and timing of menopausal hormone therapy and breast cancer risk: individual participant meta-analysis

11 September 2019
5 years of menopausal hormone therapy, starting at age 50 years, would increase breast cancer incidence at ages 50–69 years by about one in every 50 users of ...

#MeToo and Google Inquiries Into Sexual Violence • A Hashtag Campaign Can Sustain Information Seeking

1 September 2019
The #MeToo movement sparked public interest regarding sexual assault and sexual harassment - as evidenced by Google searches....

A Rapid Review of Sexual Wellbeing Definitions and Measures • Should We Now Include Sexual Wellbeing Freedom ?

30 August 2019
Based on the study of 162 articles, 10 of which provided a definition of sexual well-being, this article focuses on the definition of this well-being ...

Single Bisexual Men’s and Women’s Perceptions of Acceptance in the LGBTQ Community

18 June 2019
While many bisexual people feel they need to hide their sexual identity in most contexts, the majority of bisexual men and women feel “mostly” to “near total acceptance” in the LGBTQ community....

Consistency between individuals' past and current romantic partners' own reports of their personalities

18 June 2019
Do people have a “type” when it comes to their romantic partners’ personalities ? This study suggest that this is the case, despite best intentions to date outside that type, in particular after a bad relation. However, this type is weaker for people high......

Autism and Intellectual Disability: A Systematic Review of Sexuality and Relationship Education

11 June 2019
People with autism or intellectual disability have sexual desires and form intimate relationships, but sex education programs for these populations do not emphasize personal sexuality or relationships....

The Influence of Parent and Parent-Adolescent Relationship Characteristics on Sexual Trajectories into Adulthood

11 June 2019
By analyzing data from a nationally representative sample of adolescents followed over 13 years through young adulthood, the authors of this study show the effects that family structure and communication on ......

Girls’ perceptions of boys with violent attitudes and behaviours, and of sexual attraction

3 June 2019
Through a study of 100 female adolescent aged 13 to 16 in four European countries, the authors show that while many female adolescents would not want a stable relationship with a male peer who has violent traits, they may still consider him for hooking up....