The Daily Evergreen

Defining, investigating sexology research

LARS HANSON | Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2015

With a lack of education from kindergarten through high school, and an even greater misunderstanding of how to heal individuals affected, sexology, the study of sex, is a topic perpetually trying to be better understood.Dr. Roger W. Libby, an American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) cer...

Healthcare options limited for transgender persons on the Palouse

KELSEY BOWERS | Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2015

With nearly 20,000 students on campus, WSU holds significant and cherished diversity—each student brings their own ideas, values and lifestyles to Pullman.With so many individuals, it’d be impossible to provide only one healthcare option; this is particularly true for those that are in the proce...

Dating violence: Recognizing boundaries

REBECCA WHITE | Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2015

Boundaries, the physical and emotional safety barriers in a relationship, often drop to the floor when it comes to dating in college.“[Dating Violence] is, broadly, just harming an individual who you are in a romantic relationship with,” said Kimberly Anderson, WSU Title IX coordinator. “It’s ...

Fetishwiki: Let’s get freaky

JORDEN WILSON | Evergreen columnist

October 2, 2015

Warning: we will go from cheap vanilla to vomit suppression quicker than you can pound your next beer.I urge you to treat this column like an official adult contract. Instead of yelling a safe word at the top of your lungs and scaring the life out of the person sitting next to you, simply stop readin...

The Daily Evergreen guide to contraceptives

ALEX PAYTON | Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2015

Depo-Provera (Depo shot)-          99.7 percent effectiveness-          Prescription-          Long-term (One injection lasts 11 – 13 weeks)-          Possible side effects: irregular bleeding, weight gain, headaches, stomach pain, dizziness, decreased libido-    ...

Do the caring, responsible thing; get tested for STIs

LAURIE JEAN SMITH-NELSON| Clinical associate professor of psychology

October 2, 2015

Sex is something most college students think about and talk about. Listening to snippets of conversations as I walk around campus, it is clear that talking about sex isn’t reserved for the academic confines of “Dirty 230.”Some aspects of sexuality and relationships seem easier to talk about tha...

Getting sex straight: Advice for gay men

One columnist gives his insight into the world of dating gay men.

Tyler Laferriere | Evergreen columnist

October 2, 2015

Getting gay sex straight is hard, every pun intended. There are lots of things that can go right and wrong between the sheets when two men are involved.So, let me offer some sage and veteran advice on how to make male homosexual experiences easier, more fun and more orgasmic.First, search for quality...

Sexual healing; the benefits of sex

DENNIS FARRELL | Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2015

Marvin Gaye may have been on to more than just a classic song when he made “Sexual Healing,” as science has proved that there are actually many physical and psychological benefits that come from having healthy, consensual sex.Dr. Dennis J. Garcia, Senior Associate Medical Director for WSU Health and...

Being a Green Dot, bystander intervention is critical to stopping sexual assault

Incoming students are required to attend bystander intervention training through WSU’s Green Dot program.

CASIE MOE | Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2015

Cougs help Cougs. There are organizations on and off campus at Washington State that further this idea and implement codes of conduct, creating a safer and more secure community.Beginning this year, it is a requirement for all freshmen, transfers and those going through Greek recruitment to attend a ...

An ostentatious affair with food

PIROM PHADOMECHIT | Evergreen food and wine columnist

February 6, 2015

Sex and food are interconnected, exhausted topics in society and culture. Aphrodisiac is a popular buzzword, rich with the intriguing implication that foods with certain mystical potency can help a man or woman arouse their partners or prolong their longevity in the sack.It is humorous, the thought ...

Fifty shades of inspiration

By MINNA LEE | Evergreen columnist

February 6, 2015

From the pages of E.L James’ Fifty Shades of Grey is the world’s kinkiest billionaire, Christian Grey.When it comes to sex, Mr. Grey invests in only the highest quality of erotic equipment. The money could have easily gone to UNICEF to feed hungry children, but the man needs to satisfy his sexual appetit...

Covering up the real problem

CALLEY HAIR | Evergreen columnist

February 6, 2015

I remember what I wore on the last day of elementary school.I spent my final hours as a sixth-grader in a red tank top and navy cotton skort, running around the playfields and swinging from the rings on an unseasonably hot day in mid-June. I’d gotten the skort as a hand-me-down from my neighbor, and...

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