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You might have questions about obesity and sex that you don't want to ask your doctor. Like does having sex make you gain weight? Or is sex good for weight loss?
Despite the easing of taboos and the rise of hookup apps, Americans are in the midst of a sex recession. New cases of HIV are at an all-time low. Most women can—at last—get birth control for free, and the morning-after pill without a prescription. If hookups are your thing, Grindr and Tinder offer the prospect of casual sex within the hour.
Ever wondered how a sex coach decides to make sex their job? Athena Mae found her unlikely calling as a teenager, when friends came to her with their questions. Then she started teaching body-positive sex education.
Detectives are determined to find a fat man with bulging blue eyes who raped a young Queensland girl with the help of her mother more than a decade ago. Peta Butler was a teenager when her mother, Therese Butler, arranged for her to be raped by an obese, well-dressed man. Butler drove her daughter from Brisbane to a Toowoomba hotel, and sat outside the room smoking while the man attacked her.
There have been excuses misses his ex, etc but, mostly, men just vanish. I had a lovely date who told me his daughters had made him more empathic. This was two weeks after I went on the pill at his request.
A systematic review of qualitative studies was undertaken to understand the barriers to physical activity experienced by adolescents who were overweight or obese. Two reviewers appraised study quality. Thirty-five barriers were identified, 13 of which occurred in physical activity situations in the school setting, 18 were not linked to a specific setting, and the remainder were common across both contexts.
Franks is 19, weighs kg 18 stone and, at 1. Mockery at school has left her anxious and sad, and going out is a torment: the fear of being stared at keeps her virtually housebound. With her health failing, she no longer has anything resembling a normal life.