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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.

How WEIRD and Androcentric Is Sex Research? Global Inequities in Study Populations

13 May 2021
Results indicated that Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, and Democratic populations dominate the published findings in sex research....

Sexual Communication in the Digital Age

7 May 2021
This study examine the extent to which a sample of high school adolescents are discussing digital sexual topics with their parents and best friends....

Sexuality During the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Importance of Internet

6 May 2021
The purpose of this article is to provide recommendations to help people facing their sexual life in this critical period....

Will Men Use Novel Male Contraceptive Methods and Will Women Trust Them? A Systematic Review

28 April 2021
There is consistent interest among both men and women in novel male contraceptive methods and willingness to use them....

The Attribution of Parental Competence to Lesbian, Gay, and Heterosexual Couples: Experimental and Correlational Results

23 April 2021
Participants who had personal contact with lesbians and gay men rated their parenting skills higher....

Attitudes Towards Sexual Health Education in Schools: A National Survey of Parents in Canada

23 April 2021
Significantly fewer parents in Ontario and Quebec supported school-based sexual health education compared to other regions....

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....