Category Archives: News & Notes

Armistead Maupin’s “Tales of the City”

Did you read “Tales of the City” in the San Francisco Chronicle between 1976 and 1983? Those were critical years for me personally (newly single in the times of Women’s Lib). If you did, a professor at U. of Wisconsin is doing a study and would like your participation. Contact Dr. Fawaz .http://www.english.wisc.edu/faculty-fawaz.htm.

New way of dealing with Infertility

A FERTILITY technique first used 100 years ago has been proven to be as effective at helping couples conceive as IVF treatment. A study by researchers from Australia and the Netherlands has demonstrated that the century-old procedure known as hysterosalpingography (HSG) was a significantly cheaper and less traumatic alternative for infertile couples. HSG involves the … Continue reading New way of dealing with Infertility

Americans are Having Less Sex than Americans Did in the 1930s:

Americans are Having Less Sex than Americans Did in the 1930s: Here’s Why Sex expert explains why our sexual activity is on the decline, and how to fix it It might seem like our culture is saturated with sex, but the reality is that Americans are actually having less sex than ever before. In fact, … Continue reading Americans are Having Less Sex than Americans Did in the 1930s:

Vanilla Sex

Vanilla sex—or “just” vanilla sex? “Vanilla sex” is slang for sex that is plain, or traditional, or unimaginative–not “kinky.” It generally doesn’t involve role-playing, games like BDSM, risk-taking like exhibitionism, or unusual locations. Most people don’t use “vanilla sex” as a neutral term; the implied term is frequently “just vanilla sex.” I beg to differ. … Continue reading Vanilla Sex