History of human sexuality
The social construction of sexual behavior—its taboos, regulation, and social and political impact—has had a profound effect on the various cultures of the world since prehistoric times.
History of human sexuality - Wikipedia
Cecilia Bartoli - Son qual nave
Desde su nuevo tesoro maravilloso de un álbum, Sacrificium Cecilia Bartoli Farinelli Riccardo Broschi castrado castrati sacrificium napoles italia mezzo soprano coloratura Lyrics to Son Qual Nave : ...
Japan upholds law that requires transgender people to be sterilized before gender change
Activists have denounced a controversial ruling by Japan's Supreme Court to uphold a law that they argue violates LGBT human rights.
Memoirs of a Geisha: Chiyo's Geisha transformation
A clip from Memoirs of a Geisha: The montage of Chiyo's transformation into a geisha, Sayuri.
Birth Control Could Raise Depression Risk
If you’ve ever thought that your birth control might be messing with your mood, you may be right: The pill and other types of hormonal contraception may increase the risk of depression, suggests a Dan...
A Country That You Might Not Expect Is Undergoing A Sexual Revolution
Much like its politics and economics, Myanmar’s social conventions are evolving, pitting modern attitudes toward relationships and sexuality against traditional norms. Some women are challenging stric...
No more naked women in print Playboy
Times have changed at Playboy.Starting next year, the publication long known for showcasing the female physique will no longer feature models in the nude, according to a report in The New York Times
Scientists find DNA differences between gay men and their straight twin brothers
For men, new research suggests that clues to sexual orientation may lie not just in the genes, but in the spaces between the DNA, where molecular marks instruct genes when to turn on and off and how s...
Missouri Attorney General Finds No Evidence Planned Parenthood Mishandled Fetal Tissue
An investigation in Missouri found no evidence that Planned Parenthood's St. Louis clinic mishandled fetal tissue or engaged in unlawful activity, Attorney General Chris Koster's office said on Monday...
Artifacts That Prove Ancients Were Some Sick M'fers
If a woman so much as pops out a boob on prime-time TV, the government issues fines, and boycotts ensue. Decorate your child's crib with dildos, and somebody will call the cops. Civilization, we tell ...
Origins of 'Gospel of Jesus's Wife' Begin to Emerge
The truth may be finally emerging about the “Gospel of Jesus’s Wife,” a highly controversial papyrus suggesting that some people, in ancient times, believed Jesus was married to Mary Magdalene. New re...
Regularly Taking The Pill 'Helps Prevent Two Forms Of Cancer' Decades After Use
The pill not only prevents pregnancy but protects women from two forms of cancer for decades after they have stopped using it, say leading experts. Oxford University researchers say in the past 10 yea...
The Playboy centrefold at the centre of computer science
Is it appropriate that a Playboy centrefold from 1972 is still being used as a standard test image in image processing circles?
Is it true that the pill causes brain tumours?
Suzi Gage: Contraceptive use is very common, and brain tumours are very rare, so when a study finds an association between the two, understanding the risk is key
Sexuality in ancient Rome
Sexual attitudes and behaviors in ancient Rome are indicated by Roman art, literature and inscriptions, and to a lesser extent by archaeological remains such as erotic artifacts and architecture. It h...
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History of sex in India
The history of sex in India, especially human sexual behaviour in India, has been influenced by different attitudes and opinions over time.
The seeming contradictions of Indian attitudes towards s...
History of sex in India - Wikipedia
Kama Sutra
The Kama Sutra (Sanskrit: कामसूत्र  pronunciation , Kāmasūtra) is an ancient Indian Hindu text widely considered to be the standard work on human sexual behavior in Sanskrit literature ...
Kama Sutra - Wikipedia
Taoist sexual practices
Taoist sexual practices (Simplified Chinese: 房中术, Traditional Chinese: 房中術, pinyin: fángzhōngshù), literally "the bedroom arts", are the ways Taoists may practice sexual activity. These practices are ...
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Sexuality in Japan
Sexuality in Japan has developed separately from mainland Asia, as Japan did not adopt the Confucian view of marriage. Monogamy in marriage was not prized in Japan, and married men often sought pleasu...
Sexuality in Japan - Wikipedia
Geisha
Geisha (芸者), geiko (芸子) or geigi (芸妓) are traditional Japanese female entertainers who act as hostesses and whose skills include performing various Japanese arts such as classical music, dance, ga...
Mistresses & Courtesans
A courtesan was originally a courtier, which means a person who attends the court of a monarch or other powerful person.In feudal society, the court was the centre of government as well as the residen...
Courtly love
Courtly love (or fine amor) was a medieval European literary conception of love that emphasized nobility and chivalry. Medieval literature is filled with examples of knights setting out on adventures ...
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History of male circumcision
Various reasons have been given for the adoption of circumcision as a practice in different cultures around the world. The oldest documentary evidence for circumcision comes from ancient Egypt. Circum...
History of male circumcision - Wikipedia
Eunuch
A eunuch (/ˈjuːnək/; Greek: εὐνοῦχος) is a man who (by the common definition of the term) may have been castrated, typically early enough in his life for this change to have major hormonal consequ...
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Castrati
A castrato (Italian, plural: castrati) is a type of classical male singing voice equivalent to that of a soprano, mezzo-soprano, or contralto. The voice is produced by castration of the singer before ...
Castrati - Wikipedia
History of erotic depictions
The history of erotic depictions includes paintings, sculpture, photographs, dramatic arts, music and writings that show scenes of a sexual nature throughout time. They have been created by nearly eve...
History of erotic depictions - Wikipedia