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Animal Sexuality

Meet The Marsupials That 'Mate Themselves To Death'

Posted 10.16.2013 | Green

By Douglas Main, LiveScience Staff Writer: The males of several species of insect-eating marsupials have a very unusual life history. They mature q...

Barbed Pricks, Scary Vaginas and Good Family Sex

Frank Browning | Posted 01.09.2013 | Arts
Frank Browning

"Sexy Beasts: Seduction in the Animal World" starts with snails, then moves along through herds of battering rams, frisky cats, aged spawning salmon, pudic ducks and, of course, bonobos, whose standard form of hospitality is to offer their guests a quick screw.

Why Are Rape Victims More -- Not Less -- Likely To Get Pregnant?

Hal Herzog | Posted 10.27.2012 | Science
Hal Herzog

So, sorry Rep. Akin... there is no evidence that human females have a biological mechanism that prevents pregnancy during rape. If anything, it appears that women who are sexually assaulted are MORE rather than less likely to conceive.

Cara Santa Maria

Is Monogamy Natural?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 01.10.2012 | Education

I fear that some of our discussions about human sexuality thus far have confused the term "natural" with the term "normal." Natural can be defined in many ways, but based upon its etymology, having some relationship with nature is a dominant theme.

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Are We Not Apes?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 01.08.2012 | Education

Although chimpanzees and bonobos are practically equivalent to humans in terms of our shared DNA compliment, they are not the same species by any stretch.

Immaculate Conception In The Animal Kingdom

Posted 12.18.2011 | Women

In complete disregard of some pretty significant biblical symbolism, the unthinkable has happened to a copperhead snake: She's become a virgin mother....

Omnigamy, anyone?

Jane Minogue | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jane Minogue

Stop debating whether or not gay marriage will open the door to polygamy and bestiality, and understand that marriage is an ever-changing arrangement to meet individual, social, cultural, and religious needs.

Traditional Marriage and the Straw-Horse Argument

Jane Minogue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Minogue

"If we change traditional marriage, it's a slippery slope," said the man at the table next to me. "Soon we'll have people marrying animals." I'm not aware of any man-horse association that's lobbying Congress or state governments to allow bestiality.