Gender

hard data
hard data

Married Women Orgasm Less Often Than Their Husbands Think They Do

A new study of 1,700 married couples reveals that if we want to close the orgasm gap, we first need to close the orgasm perception gap.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
8.8.18
LGBTQ health
LGBTQ health

Here's What Being LGBTQ Can Do to Your Health

Being gay in 2018 means dealing with the health repercussions of old school discrimination plus new, startling research about heart health and cancer.
Joanne Spataro
7.19.18
mental health
mental health

Sexism Affects the Way People Are Diagnosed With ADHD

Female stereotypes like the “chatty Cathy” or the ditzy girl who’s disorganized and forgetful can dissuade proper diagnosis.
Kalah Siegel
6.18.18
Sex
Sex

Trying Not to Think About Sex Just Makes You Think About Sex More

Teaching people their sexual thoughts are “dirty” or “impure” has problematic consequences.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
6.14.18
mind
mind

What it Means if You Have a Horrible Sense of Direction

A number of factors—including anxiety and confidence—play a role.
Jessica Dore
6.13.18
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

Men Should Work Out More Like Women, and Vice Versa

Here's what we can learn from each other at the gym.
Grant Stoddard
5.23.18
hard data
hard data

There Are Six Types of Straight People Who Have Same-Sex Hookups

Our sexual identity and sexual behavior don't always line up.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
5.8.18
The Hardest Conversations
The Hardest Conversations

A Therapist’s Script for Telling People About Your New Pronoun

Coming out as trans or gender non-conforming might mean hammering your new pronoun into people's vocabulary until they get it right.
Liz Lazzara
5.4.18
Race
Race

Women and Black Doctors Still Make Far Less Than White Male Doctors

The pay gap is similar to that found in other professions.
Jesse Hicks
4.11.18
hard data
hard data

Men Who Make Less Than Their Partners Have Less Sex

And a shocking number of Americans aren’t getting laid at all.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
3.23.18
LGBTQ health
LGBTQ health

Shortages of Injectable Estrogen Are Screwing Over Trans Women

"If they’re not compelled to serve us with this thing we need, what are we going to do?”
Steven Blum
3.23.18
healthcare
healthcare

Doctors Learn to be Sexist In Med School, and Female Patients Pay

"Your symptoms are assumed to be all in your head."
Nicole Wetsman
2.23.18