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Getting sex straight: Advice for gay men

Getting sex straight: Advice for 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

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

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 ...

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...

Virgins: not just for sacrifice

Virgins: not just for sacrifice

MIRANDA HANSEN | Evergreen observation columnist

February 6, 2015

Historically speaking, an individual classified as a virgin was often revered, as well as ceremoniously killed to appease various otherworldly beings.Virgins in the modern age are fortunately in far less danger of being shoved into volcanoes or unearthly monsters’ mouths. However, they do run grea...

America the sexualized

SHANE MICHARD | Evergreen reporter

February 6, 2015

Sex has not always played a large role in the media, but that has changed in obvious ways; hugely busty, mostly naked women advertising hamburgers is a relatively new concept.Today, images of scantily-clad men and women are used to sell products, promote ideas and attract attention. According to Niels...

Religion isn’t the only factor

BROOKELYNN GRADITI | Evergreen reporter

February 6, 2015

If your partner is holding out on you, don’t assume their decision stems from religion. There are numerous reasons some students choose to be celibate.College students don’t have a reputation for celibacy. Most students might assume that everyone around them is having sex, but this isn’t true.H...

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