Category Archives: Our Educated Opinion (not “advice”)

Hump Train – Episode 6: The Big Gay Episode

This week’s episode of Hump Train, aptly titled “The Big Gay Episode”, features University of Minnesota School of Public Health grad student, Emily Shor. In the Daily Hump segment, the trio discusses: Boystown’s exclusion of women, why couples fight in … Continue reading

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Compassionate Care for LGBTQ Individuals: A Doctor’s Guide

I recently participated in a panel at the University of Nevada-Reno where I, along with a few lawyers and a Community Health Sciences Student, discussed the ways in medical professionals can be attentive and compassionate to the needs of Lesbian, … Continue reading

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Birth Control Soon Available for Men, But Will They Use It?

When I first started out as a sexual health educator, the idea of male birth control seemed a distant reality.   When I broached the subject with males in my groups they seemed uncomfortable with the idea and many outright stated that they would not take … Continue reading

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Should Everyone Have the Right to Masturbate?

It seems overtly simplistic. Had the founding fathers perhaps been a bit more progressive, they might have amended the Declaration of Independence to read “Life, Liberty, Happiness, and the pursuit of healthy masturbatory habits.” The right to some self-love seems … Continue reading

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Is Oral Sex the Cause of Increased Rates of Throat Cancer?

Yesterday, the blog Jezebel, posted a dubious, fear-producing, and slightly insulting article entitled “Oral Sex More Dangerous for Dudes”. Typically, I enjoy Jezebel and appreciate their contributors’ points of view, though sometimes – like today – i find their pieces critical … Continue reading

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