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Sex

# sex - Friday 11 April, 2014

Column: ‘Traditional’ marriage? It hasn’t always been between a man and a woman

Many opponents of marriage equality espouse the values of ‘tradition’ and believe sanctioned unions have always been between a man and a woman … but that’s not true, writes Peter Ferguson.

Vaginas ‘grown’ in 7 days successfully transplanted in four women

All the women who had the procedure are sexually active, report no pain, and are satisfied with their arousal and orgasms.

# sex - Friday 4 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Letterman’s top 10 Irish expressions for sex are outrageous O'humping

Letterman’s top 10 Irish expressions for sex are outrageous

OK, OK, you’ve had your laughs.

# sex - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge #AfterSexSelfies are officially a thing and they are awful Noooooooo
Video column: Have you ever been tested for an STI? Sex

Video column: Have you ever been tested for an STI?

Katie Varvos asks why young Irish people aren’t getting STI tests and she even takes one online.

# sex - Thursday 20 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Couple caught having Paddy’s Day sex beside bins wanted by police Wanted

Couple caught having Paddy’s Day sex beside bins wanted by police

The pair were captured on camera by several members of the public.

# sex - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Column: Relationship and sex education should be consistently provided in all schools

Early relationships and sexual adventures – or the choice to avoid them – can have a formative effect both on a personality and on a life. As such, young people need access to consistent sex education, writes Aaron McKenna.

# sex - Monday 24 February, 2014

Pure in Heart: “We don’t have a negative view of sex”

The group were responding after claims that at one of their sex education talks they taped two students together by their wrists.

# sex - Saturday 22 February, 2014

These 11 designs could be the condoms of the future

Bill Gates asked for it and these designers delivered.

# sex - Thursday 20 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Redditors describe their first sexual experience… with a SFW gif Let Down

# sex - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Students taped together by wrists in sex education talk by Catholic group

“We were told how ‘god loves sex’,” one student said. “However it was implied that is only after marriage.”

# sex - Thursday 13 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge This love song beautifully expresses your feelings about sleep True Love

Stress, finances and sexual issues…some of the things leading couples to counselling

During 2013, Accord delivered more than 50,000 marriage counselling hours to 9,890 people.

# sex - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Female ‘Viagra’ pill aimed at boosting a woman’s libido makes some sleepy

‘Flibanserin’ is believed to work on key neurotransmitters in the brain that affect sexual desire, excitement and inhibition.

# sex - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Column: ‘It was done one day without warning’ – a terrifying story of genital mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation involves partial or total removal of the external female genitalia with the aim of reducing a women’s enjoyment of sex. This abominable practise must be stopped, writes David Dalton.

# sex - Thursday 30 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge This condom ad is ‘The Talk’ you NEVER want to have The Talk

This condom ad is ‘The Talk’ you NEVER want to have

Sure you’d never be able to look daddy in the eye again after that. EVER.

# sex - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Column: We need to start talking about sexual dysfunction in an open way

It’s almost impossible to bring up the subject of premature ejaculation without provoking a cringe or a giggle, but it’s no joke for the one in five men (of all ages) who suffer from this common dysfunction, writes Trish Murphy.

# sex - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Young people believe alcohol facilitates the majority of ‘sexual hook ups’

New research into youth sexual behaviour, consent and alcohol finds that Irish young people believe sexual consent is largely ‘unspoken’.

# sex - Friday 24 January, 2014

Can a woman’s weight affect the success of the morning-after pill?

The EU is to investigate if emergency contraception is less effective in women weighing 80kg or more.

# sex - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Google Glass app allows you to see what your partner sees during sex Sex And Glass

# sex - Friday 17 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Villagers outraged by invasion of dogging men dressed in fairy wings and tutus Tutu

Villagers outraged by invasion of dogging men dressed in fairy wings and tutus

Police are cracking down on the ‘gatherings’ Badminton Estate in England.

# sex - Monday 6 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge A woman reenacted her 3 hour orgasm on TV and it was awful

A woman reenacted her 3 hour orgasm on TV and it was awful

How in the name of all that is good and holy do they find these people?

Indian judge says pre-marital sex is immoral

The judge made his remarks as he acquitted a man accused of rape.

Column: Having ‘the’ chat with your children… how to talk about sex and puberty

Parents are often unsure about how much to say to their children about sex – and at what age – but a little preparation goes a long way, writes Martina Newe.

# sex - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Poll: Should we lower the age of consent in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we lower the age of consent in Ireland?

Cabinet is expected to discuss lowering the age of consent to sex from 17 to 16. Do you agree with this?

# sex - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Column: An itch, a rash, warts – this makes people get an STI test, but often there are no symptoms

Many STIs are symptomless and can be transmitted through oral sex too, writes Tricia Purcell, who says young people need to be better educated about their sexual health.

# sex - Monday 9 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge This Australian condom ad was banned for being too raunchy Banned

This Australian condom ad was banned for being too raunchy

Watch it here – heads up, it’s quite unsafe for work.

# sex - Saturday 7 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 8 of the most sexy Irish aphrodisiacs Nobody Does It Better

# sex - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

The male contraceptive pill now a step closer

Scientists in Australia managed to make male mice infertile.

# sex - Thursday 28 November, 2013

“We hear of babies as young as five months being abducted and raped repeatedly” DRC

“We hear of babies as young as five months being abducted and raped repeatedly”

An Irish consortium highlighted the issue of gender based violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo at a seminar in Dublin yesterday.

# sex - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

More partners, but less frequent sex: Large-scale study shines a light on Britain’s bedrooms

15,000 people took part in the study, which shows that while people generally have more sexual partners than previous generations, the frequency of sexual encounters has declined.

# sex - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Johnny’s Back! The latest HSE ad for condoms is pretty funny

The message? Sometimes the sex doesn’t happen, but for when it does – Johnny’s got you covered. Watch the ad here.

# sex - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Swedish cinemas launch feminist film rating

The movies will be given an ‘A’ rating if they pass the Bechdel test.

# sex - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

7 scientific secrets to a happy marriage

Celebrate good news, keep your standards high, and have more sex.

# sex - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Column: Is it still taboo for a woman to carry condoms?

We have superficially become more ‘open’ about sex, but our core beliefs and attitudes haven’t really changed; female sexuality can induce a degree of fear in some people, writes Tony Moore.

# sex - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Reilly: Chlamydia screening programme ‘would not be cost-effective’

The minister said it would be difficult to achieve te necessary coverage levels to reduce the reservoir of infection in the Irish population.

# sex - Monday 7 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Punk band shoots porn film on the grounds of Westboro Baptist Church Punk Band Porn

Punk band shoots porn film on the grounds of Westboro Baptist Church

Westboro Baptist Church gets more than it bargained for…

# sex - Friday 4 October, 2013

Escort and ‘hook-up’ sites among attempts to access porn at Leinster House Exclusive

However, this does not include any attempts that might have been made by TDs, Senators or their staff.

# sex - Thursday 26 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Spencer from Made in Chelsea had a ‘sixsome” and slept with a prostitute  … it’s The Dredge World Of Celebs

# sex - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Column: The joys and challenges of raising a gender-creative child

Our little boy likes Barbies and dresses more than trucks and jeans. He says “likes girl stuff and wants to be treated like a girl”. We were confused at first, but now we know how many children don’t conform to traditional gender norms, writes Lori Duron.

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