| Dec 30, 2012
Ten years ago, a Chicago gynecologist began to notice a pattern among her patients.
Many of the women who came to Dr. Lauren Streicher for a second opinion after another doctor recommended a hysterectomy, or removal of the uterus, didn't need the...
| Dec 24, 2012
People who work with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youths in Chicago have long known that their clients face more health problems than the area's heterosexual youths.
But a new study from the IMPACT LGBT Health and Development Program at the...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 5:41 PM
On Monday the New York Observer ran a sensational story about BDSM sex clubs popping up in the Ivy League. They can be found at Harvard, Columbia and Yale -- all Ivies -- as well as Tufts, MIT and the University of Chicago. The group at Harvard is...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The Religious Institute calls on the nation's clergy to speak out in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender teens and young adults in recognition of National Coming Out Day on Oct. 11 Jamey Rodemeyer, a 14-year-old boy who was subjected to ...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 3:47 PM
A woman's sexual satisfaction does not require high levels of sexual desire--and in fact, does not require sexual activity at all, according to a new study that finds rates of sexual satisfaction highest among the youngest and oldest women it surveyed.
| Oct 13, 2010
Recently, I was reviewing an alarming study in an issue of Pediatrics. The statistics only corroborated what I've seen in my own pediatric practice, where I take care of many adolescents.
Despite our parental and societal "admonitions" not to have sex...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 4:22 PM
For many, Steamworks is more than just a gay bathhouse, it’s a long-standing champion of sexual health advocacy with a long history of community outreach. We find out why....
| Nov 9, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Mobile phones and computers may soon be used as on-the-go testing stations for sexually transmitted diseases and infections, thanks to efforts in the United Kingdom to curb the rising rate of herpes, chlamydia and gonorrhoea among young people,...
| Sep 21, 2010
| 4:35 PM
With a vote in the U.S. SenateÂ scheduled for this afternoon this afternoon on the repeal of the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy in the military, a group of religious leaders have endorced the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell and theÂ Defense of Marriage A...
| Jul 29, 2010
| 4:35 PM
According to a poll published earlier this year by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, seven in 10 pregnancies in the 18-to-29-year-old age group are unintended, and men and women in their 20s have among the highest rates of...
| Oct 4, 2010
| 3:27 PM
The male-female orgasm gap. The sex lives of 14-year-olds. An intriguing breakdown of condom usage rates, by age and ethnicity, with teens emerging as more safe-sex-conscious than boomers.
That's just a tiny sampling of the data being unveiled Monday...
| Oct 4, 2010
| 4:33 PM
LOS ANGELES - The male-female orgasm gap...The sex lives of 14-year-olds... An intriguing breakdown of condom usage rates, by age and ethnicity, with teens emerging as more safe-sex-conscious than boomers...
That's just a tiny sampling of the data...