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Sexual Taboos

I'm A Widow. Why Shouldn't Sex Be Part Of My Life?

Teresa Marchesi | Posted 01.13.2016 | Women
Teresa Marchesi

What if your most pressing need was simply to bring your female body back to life? I need to be kissed, embraced, held the way a man holds a woman... I need to remember what it feels like.

Group Barrages Company With Sanitary Pads After It Harassed Workers For Menstruating

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 01.06.2015 | Impact

One group is gathering support online in protest of an Indian company that forced female workers to be strip-searched after a personal hygiene product...

Coming Out Isn't Just for Gay People

George Weinberg | Posted 04.10.2014 | Healthy Living
George Weinberg

A man who came to me for help with his sex life complained that even Viagra didn't help. He was in his mid-40s, an executive at an ad agency, divorced...

War of Words: Circumcision and the Internet

William M. O'Barr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
William M. O'Barr

Hippies were some of the first to want to keep their sons "natural" by not circumcising them at birth. In the last couple of decades, this idea of challenging accepted wisdom has gained considerable traction.

Shame Has No Place In The Bedroom

Jill Di Donato | Posted 04.17.2013 | TED Weekends
Jill Di Donato

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideoTaboos change with the times. And though they might bring excitement, they may come with shame. Shame has no place in the bedroom.

Is This The Last Female Sexual Taboo?

The Globe and Mail | Posted 10.12.2011 | Women

Gina Ogden remembers trying to cheer up a woman in her sex therapy practice with some Woody Allen. “Don’t knock masturbation,” Alvy Singer ha...

Sexual Taboos In Muslim World Challenged In New Book, With Help From The Quran

nytimes.com | ROBERT F. WORTH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WEDAD LOOTAH does not look like a sexual activist. A Muslim and a native Emirati, she wears a full-length black niqab -- with only her brown eyes show...