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#Sex

# sex - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Sexual and aggressive impulses overlap in male animal brains, but not in females - study

The finding could help develop a drug that would suppress extreme aggression in humans.

# sex - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

A massive child sex abuse network was cracked by UK police who paid a child rapist to inform Newcastle This post contains videos

A massive child sex abuse network was cracked by UK police who paid a child rapist to inform

A total of 278 victims have been identified.

# sex - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Sleep or sex? The battle between the two could be wired into our brains

Research on the common fruit fly suggests they also have the same battle.

# sex - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

The number of teenage pregnancies in Ireland has fallen by 64% - but STIs are on the rise

Instances of chlamydia, gonorrhea and herpes have all increased among young people.

# sex - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Two Indonesian men caned in front of jeering crowd for having sex

The pair received 83 strokes of the cane each after being found guilty of breaking sharia rules.

# sex - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Sitdown Sunday: Why are people having less sex?

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

# sex - Monday 15 May, 2017

Decriminalisation of people with intellectual disabilities having sex welcomed

Instead, the status of a ‘protected person’ will be created for people who can’t give consent.

# sex - Sunday 7 May, 2017

'Umbrella shafts, bamboo and bicycle spokes': The illegal abortions killing Myanmar's women

Contraception is available in the country, but few women know how to use it and many young people are too ashamed to buy it.

# sex - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'We are suppressing obscene and dirty shows': Thai police say they're cleaning up Pattaya

Pattaya is home to tens of thousands of sex workers.

# sex - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Poll: Was your sex ed in school good enough? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Was your sex ed in school good enough?

It’s an important subject, but one that isn’t always well delivered.

# sex - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

A titanium ring stuck around a Dublin man's penis was removed using an angle grinder

One month on, the man reported no issues sexually.

# sex - Sunday 12 March, 2017

'Pick an apartment block in parts of Dublin and you'll find a brothel': The rise of the Irish vice industry

Children as young as 14 are being used for sex in Ireland.

Chinese 'comfort women' are fighting to have their history of sex slavery remembered

Around 200,000 women were forced to work in Japanese military brothels during WWII.

# sex - Sunday 26 February, 2017

There's a bid to let Swedish workers go home and have sex on their break

A councillor is proposing a paid sex break for workers to spend with their partners.

# sex - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Research reveals 'highly unusual' behaviour of male monkey trying to have sex with female deer

The study is only the second on the phenomenon of inter-species sex.

# sex - Sunday 18 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge 60 people in Ireland searched for 'Irish Mammy' on Pornhub last month MILF

60 people in Ireland searched for 'Irish Mammy' on Pornhub last month

And 371 searched for ‘Donegal’.

# sex - Friday 16 December, 2016

Taking the pill won't curb sex drive says a new study

Science on the issue is still mixed.

# sex - Monday 12 December, 2016

HPV vaccine will soon be available to gay men

The HSE vaccinates thousands of schoolgirls against the virus each year.

# sex - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

# sex - Friday 25 November, 2016

21% of Irish people think sex without consent is okay in certain situations

12% of Irish respondents to a survey also agreed that domestic violence is a private matter and should be handled within the family.

# sex - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Opinion: 'Rape culture does exist... I've witnessed it myself in Cork'

Journalist Jennifer Hough encountered two disturbing incidents on the city’s streets within weeks of each other.

# sex - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Uganda blames British colonialism for its anti-gay sex laws

It told the UN this week that it doesn’t tolerate such discrimination.

# sex - Friday 4 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge Everyone is losing it at this Buzzfeed video advising men to masturbate with a bar of soap Slip And Slide

# sex - Sunday 30 October, 2016

Opinion: 'I'll lend Enda one of my DVDs so he can see what's out there in the world of porn'

Porn is not sex education, but it’s where people look for information when faced with silence, writes scholar in sexuality studies Caroline Ryan.

# sex - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Poll: Is pornography damaging to young people? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is pornography damaging to young people?

The Taoiseach has called for a national conversation on the issue.

# sex - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Man who claims he had sex with friend while asleep is guilty if actions were caused by alcohol, jury told

The case of a man accused of raping his friend in 2008 has concluded at the Central Criminal Court.

# sex - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

'It's not working': Sex worker challenges new laws in court

Campaigners want to protect those who choose to be sex workers and not put them in harm’s way.

# sex - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Sex could be great for ageing women's health - but risky for older men

That’s according to researchers, who have analysed data from over 2000 people.

# sex - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Is sex after alcohol different to sex after cannabis? According to a study, yes

Researchers from NYU studied how alcohol and marijuana affected sexual experiences.

# sex - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Getting married? Here's what every couple should do to prepare themselves

Marriage counsellor Dr Ray O’Neill tells us how to avoid the pitfalls of being in a long-term relationship.

# sex - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Tinder shminder: Millennials are actually having less sex than at any point since the 1930s

It’s being blamed on a range of issue like attitudes and pornography.

# sex - Thursday 7 July, 2016

US archbishop says divorced Catholics should avoid sex, live 'as brother and sister'

Archbishop Charles Chaput issued a new set of pastoral guidelines for clergy and other leaders of the archdiocese.

# sex - Monday 27 June, 2016

Students at NUI Galway are getting an STI clinic

Rates of STIs in Ireland are highest among under-25s.

# sex - Thursday 28 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge 15 jokes about sex that will make you laugh every time Do Ya Think I'm Sexy

15 jokes about sex that will make you laugh every time

*immature laughter*

# sex - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Genes have a big influence on when you lose your virginity

That’s according to a study which looked at the lives of 380,000 people.

# sex - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Ever had sex with a stranger? Half of respondents to a new survey have

Additionally, 59% of people said they masturbated regularly and 1% said they never had.

# sex - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Tech startup has to tell staffers to stop having sex at work

Used condoms were found in the stairwells at the start-up’s office.

# sex - Thursday 4 February, 2016

We need to smash the silence that surrounds sexual violence

Compelling first year Trinity College students to attend mandatory classes on sexual consent has raised eyebrows, writes Ruairí McKiernan.

# sex - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Man who was acquitted of rape ordered to inform the authorities if he plans to have sex

The man is required to give police 24 hours notice should he be planning to have sex.

# sex - Friday 22 January, 2016

Man who forced boy to have sex with him when they were both minors pleads with judge not to jail him

The man says a jail term may make him suicidal. He has been convicted of forcing his friend to have sex at his home in 2011 when he was 15.

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