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#Sex

# sex - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'Sex workers are seen as either criminal or victim, but we're just people trying to survive'
# Sex Work
# Sex Work

'Sex workers are seen as either criminal or victim, but we're just people trying to survive'

Apr 10th 2021, 8:00 PM 50,594 Views 0 Comments

Kate McGrew on how the Covid-19 pandemic, legislation and stigma are making life more difficult for sex workers in Ireland.

# sex - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Young people who talk to parents about relationships 'significantly more likely' to use contraception during sex
# Esri Report
# Esri Report

Young people who talk to parents about relationships 'significantly more likely' to use contraception during sex

Nov 10th 2020, 6:20 AM 16,880 Views 9 Comments

The findings are included in a report published today by the HSE and ESRI.

# sex - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about popes?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about popes?

Sep 12th 2020, 10:00 PM 48,335 Views 54 Comments

Test your knowledge.

# sex - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Pleasures of food and sex are 'simply divine', Pope Francis says
# The Vatican
# The Vatican

Pleasures of food and sex are 'simply divine', Pope Francis says

Sep 10th 2020, 7:07 AM 56,230 Views 65 Comments

“The Church has condemned inhuman, brutish, vulgar pleasure, but has on the other hand always accepted human, simple, moral pleasure,” he added.

# sex - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Before Normal People: A brief history of Irish TV sex controversies
# The Tube
# The Tube

Before Normal People: A brief history of Irish TV sex controversies

May 20th 2020, 9:49 PM 32,857 Views 30 Comments

Introducing The Tube: We’ll be taking a look at the good, the bad and the ugly of Ireland’s TV past every Wednesday evening.

# sex - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Why the conversation around Normal People's sex scenes shows how Ireland has changed
# Consent
# Consent

Why the conversation around Normal People's sex scenes shows how Ireland has changed

May 2nd 2020, 10:00 AM 50,413 Views 70 Comments

The issue of consent is to the forefront – and the complaints are at a minimum.

# sex - Thursday 9 January, 2020

'The tobacco industry targeting e-cigarettes at young people is cynical, sickening and dangerous'
# Simon Harris
# Simon Harris

'The tobacco industry targeting e-cigarettes at young people is cynical, sickening and dangerous'

Updated Jan 9th 2020, 12:05 PM 18,568 Views 31 Comments

A survey of over 15,500 schoolchildren in Ireland explored their relationship with alcohol, smoking, sex, food and exercise.

# sex - Saturday 4 January, 2020

'GHB is a killer, I know of eight men who died after taking it'
# Chemsex
# Chemsex

'GHB is a killer, I know of eight men who died after taking it'

Jan 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 69,123 Views 30 Comments

Concerns have also been raised about people being sexually assaulted while taking drugs such as GHB.

# sex - Monday 30 December, 2019

'I wasn’t brought up with any education in this area... Sex was rarely discussed'
# Issue
From The42
# Issue

'I wasn’t brought up with any education in this area... Sex was rarely discussed'

Dec 30th 2019, 8:00 AM 42,572 Views 20 Comments

In an extract from his award-winning book ‘Recovering,’ Richie Sadlier discusses the culture that existed among footballers as he was coming through the ranks.

# sex - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Scientists develop monthly contraceptive pill, but it's only been tested on pigs so far
# Research
# Research

Scientists develop monthly contraceptive pill, but it's only been tested on pigs so far

Dec 5th 2019, 8:56 AM 11,430 Views 39 Comments

The pill sits in the stomach and dissolves slowly, releasing the hormones required to prevent pregnancy.

# sex - Sunday 10 November, 2019

'Young people learn about sex through porn, many have no idea what a healthy relationship looks like'
# Smartphones
# Smartphones

'Young people learn about sex through porn, many have no idea what a healthy relationship looks like'

Nov 10th 2019, 7:30 AM 20,923 Views 23 Comments

Parents and teachers need to be better equipped to talk to young people about sex and relationships, Noeline Blackwell has said.

# sex - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Nine in 10 gay and bisexual men living with HIV are on treatment and cannot transmit the virus
# Msm
# Msm

Nine in 10 gay and bisexual men living with HIV are on treatment and cannot transmit the virus

Updated Oct 3rd 2019, 2:10 PM 24,468 Views 60 Comments

Men living in Ireland are more likely to take drugs than their European counterparts, according to a new survey.

# sex - Monday 23 September, 2019

FactFind: '1ml is euphoric, 2ml and you go under': Number of G overdoses increases by 75%
# Chemsex
# Chemsex

FactFind: '1ml is euphoric, 2ml and you go under': Number of G overdoses increases by 75%

Sep 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 50,809 Views 24 Comments

People can buy a hit of the highly addictive drug for as little as €1.

# sex - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

'Girls are forced to have sex in exchange for sanitary pads or 50 cents'
# Period Poverty
# Period Poverty

'Girls are forced to have sex in exchange for sanitary pads or 50 cents'

Jul 23rd 2019, 9:00 PM 78,211 Views 17 Comments

Young female activists are working to improve people’s lives in the largest urban slum in Africa, Kibera.

# sex - Friday 14 June, 2019

PrEP programme to reduce HIV rates to be rolled out later this year
# Sexual Health
# Sexual Health

PrEP programme to reduce HIV rates to be rolled out later this year

Updated Jun 14th 2019, 10:36 AM 14,558 Views 46 Comments

Rapid testing will be rolled out in Dublin, Cork, Galway and Limerick.

# sex - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Hundreds of couples livestreamed having sex in South Korea without their consent
# Love Motels
# Love Motels

Hundreds of couples livestreamed having sex in South Korea without their consent

Mar 21st 2019, 8:26 AM 76,543 Views 28 Comments

The footage was streamed 24 hours a day to a subscription website with about 4,000 members.

# sex - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Penetration, painful sex and panic: When sexual discomfort requires a doctor's appointment
# Painful Sex
From The Daily Edge
# Painful Sex

Penetration, painful sex and panic: When sexual discomfort requires a doctor's appointment

Feb 9th 2019, 3:00 PM 44,388 Views 1 Comment

We chatted with Dr McQuade of Dublin’s Well Woman Centre.

# sex - Saturday 5 January, 2019

No convictions secured against sex buyers since new laws introduced
# Escorts Ireland
# Escorts Ireland

No convictions secured against sex buyers since new laws introduced

Jan 5th 2019, 7:00 PM 81,916 Views 91 Comments

Websites advertising sex remain operational.

# sex - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Opinion: Let's talk about sex and pornography - like adults do
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Let's talk about sex and pornography - like adults do

Dec 18th 2018, 7:00 AM 28,789 Views 44 Comments

Now is the time for a mature and sensible discussion about sex and porn. We really need mandatory modern sex education introduced in schools too, writes Caroline West.

# sex - Saturday 29 September, 2018

First-born children more likely than younger siblings to learn about sex from parents
# Sex Education
# Sex Education

First-born children more likely than younger siblings to learn about sex from parents

Sep 29th 2018, 6:00 AM 6,786 Views 2 Comments

The order in which children are born may play a significant role in how they learn about sex, especially for boys.

# sex - Saturday 1 September, 2018

How much did our Grannies know about 'the birds and the bees'?
# Reeling In The Years
From The Daily Edge
# Reeling In The Years

How much did our Grannies know about 'the birds and the bees'?

Sep 1st 2018, 9:30 PM 7,844 Views 1 Comment

We’ve come a long way after years of secrecy and shame.

# sex - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Dear Fifi: Am I bad at sex?
# Dear Fifi
From The Daily Edge
# Dear Fifi

Dear Fifi: Am I bad at sex?

Aug 14th 2018, 7:03 PM 13,253 Views 0 Comments

The mo’ Fifi, the mo’ problems. Or something. Look, it’s hard coming up with a new subhead every single week.

# sex - Monday 6 August, 2018

Coming soon? Here's what our sex lives will look like in the future (with robots and personalised toys)
# Future Of Sex
# Future Of Sex

Coming soon? Here's what our sex lives will look like in the future (with robots and personalised toys)

Aug 6th 2018, 9:30 PM 55,339 Views 60 Comments

Technology is changing the way we experience sex. Here’s what it may look like in years to come.

# sex - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Why men say they've had more lifetime sexual partners than women
# Let's Talk About Sex
# Let's Talk About Sex

Why men say they've had more lifetime sexual partners than women

Jul 28th 2018, 10:00 PM 44,693 Views 62 Comments

Men in a new survey reported an average of 14 partners over their lifetime while women reported seven.

# sex - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Too much sex puts tiny marsupials on endangered list
# Australia
# Australia

Too much sex puts tiny marsupials on endangered list

May 19th 2018, 9:45 AM 18,949 Views 33 Comments

Males go from “prime health … to falling to pieces” within the short mating period.

# sex - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Researchers uncover 'dirty jokes' in Anne Frank's diary
# World War II
# World War II

Researchers uncover 'dirty jokes' in Anne Frank's diary

May 15th 2018, 10:54 PM 32,051 Views 42 Comments

Brown paper had been used to cover pages in her first diary.

# sex - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Sex, concentration and goals key to World Cup glory, Brazil legend tells Jesus
# Advice
From The42
# Advice

Sex, concentration and goals key to World Cup glory, Brazil legend tells Jesus

May 10th 2018, 8:58 PM 8,261 Views 4 Comments

Romario says that’s how he helped the country clinch the 1994 World Cup.

# sex - Monday 7 May, 2018

'The only thing I remember about sex education was STIs': Young people have their say on sex education
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

'The only thing I remember about sex education was STIs': Young people have their say on sex education

May 7th 2018, 8:00 PM 9,013 Views 34 Comments

Recent survey results from Youth Work Ireland have shown how recent events like the #MeToo movement have changed the conversation around sex.

# sex - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Stormy Daniels unveils sketch of man she says threatened her to stay quiet about Trump
# Artist Sketch
# Artist Sketch

Stormy Daniels unveils sketch of man she says threatened her to stay quiet about Trump

Apr 17th 2018, 6:29 PM 26,112 Views 53 Comments

Daniels says she was threatened by the man in 2011 to keep quiet about a 2006 tryst with Trump.

# sex - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education'
# Let's Talk About Sex
# Let's Talk About Sex

'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education'

Apr 4th 2018, 7:00 PM 18,763 Views 123 Comments

Proposed legislation seeks to remove religious ethos from sex education in schools.

# sex - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

New video emerges online showing 'garda' having sex with woman on motorway
# Pornography
# Pornography

New video emerges online showing 'garda' having sex with woman on motorway

Feb 21st 2018, 12:05 AM 212,846 Views 127 Comments

Gardaí said they would not be commenting.

# sex - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Serbs perturbed by dwindling numbers of babies being born in Balkan nation
# Don't Delay
# Don't Delay

Serbs perturbed by dwindling numbers of babies being born in Balkan nation

Feb 14th 2018, 8:15 PM 16,600 Views 29 Comments

In 2016, 100,834 people died while just 64,734 were born.

# sex - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Column: 'Sex resolutions for 2018 to advocate for your own sexual pleasure and health'
# New Year's Resolutions
# New Year's Resolutions

Column: 'Sex resolutions for 2018 to advocate for your own sexual pleasure and health'

Jan 14th 2018, 3:00 PM 57,424 Views 48 Comments

Every one of us needs to have a think about how we can make Ireland a more sexually awesome place for ourselves, and each other, writes Shawna Scott.

# sex - Friday 29 December, 2017

Better sex education and conversations with parents: Why the teen pregnancy rate keeps falling
# Contraception
# Contraception

Better sex education and conversations with parents: Why the teen pregnancy rate keeps falling

Dec 29th 2017, 11:00 PM 20,931 Views 74 Comments

The number of teenage pregnancies in Ireland has fallen by 64% in 15 years.

# sex - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

People are more interested in sex around Christmas (according to their web searches)
# 'tis The Season
# 'tis The Season

People are more interested in sex around Christmas (according to their web searches)

Dec 27th 2017, 6:24 PM 31,187 Views 31 Comments

The analysis shows that people are in a better mood around the holidays.

# sex - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Student sex survey: 8% of women have had non-consensual sexual contact in the last year
# Consent
# Consent

Student sex survey: 8% of women have had non-consensual sexual contact in the last year

Dec 20th 2017, 8:30 AM 23,940 Views 163 Comments

The study also focused on the role alcohol plays in young people’s sex lives.

# sex - Sunday 17 December, 2017

India bans condom advertisements from prime time television
# Contraception
# Contraception

India bans condom advertisements from prime time television

Dec 17th 2017, 9:45 AM 14,034 Views 31 Comments

An order issued Monday cited broadcasting regulations that prohibit vulgar or suggestive themes.

# sex - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Good news: Sexual activity is very rarely heart-stopping
# Heart Attack
# Heart Attack

Good news: Sexual activity is very rarely heart-stopping

Nov 12th 2017, 9:30 PM 26,934 Views 36 Comments

No matter how good.

# sex - Saturday 23 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 23rd 2017, 8:15 AM 17,426 Views 44 Comments

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
# Newcastle

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

Aug 9th 2017, 6:02 PM 29,351 Views 0 Comments

A total of 278 victims have been identified.

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