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Thursday, May 20, 2010
One of the sexually transmitted infections that I get asked most about is Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Thanks to relentless advertising for Merck's Gardasil vaccine, many people are aware that some strains of HPV are linked to cervical cancer in women, and about 37% of teen girls have received the Gardasil vaccine in the U.S. since it was recommended for routine administration in young women in 2006...
Friday, Feb. 26, 2010
Last week, I facilitated a sexuality education workshop for a group of college students, which I ended, as usual, by collecting and answering anonymous questions. I asked students to write either a question or their favorite sex fact on an index card, with the goal being to collect a card from everyone regardless of whether...
Wednesday, May 6, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, May 7, D. Rider @ The Cactus Club, 9 p.m. Those who found U.S. Maple’s subverting of already subversive Jesus Lizard-styled noise-rock a touch too unnerving will take little solace in Todd Rittmann’s new project, D. Rider. Picking up where U.S. Maple left off on 2003’s ode-to-male-orgasm Purple on Time...
11.24.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
The women's team was in Ft. Myers, FL this week playing #3 UNH. I'm still not sure why they played there, but they swept UNH, taught a few hockey clincs, visited the Red Sox Spring Training facility and set records.Saturday's shutout was career #31 for goalie Jessie Vetter, breaking the NCAA record.Read about the games and a blog from one of the players here. ...
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008
In late October a few years ago I was teaching an undergraduate seminar on gender and sexuality. One of my female students stormed into class clutching a copy of the student newspaper, in which there was an article written by two male students that basically mocked women for dressing as sluts on Halloween. "Gone are the days when girls would dress as ghosts, ponies and princesses," they wrote. "In college, you have to be a slutty ghost...
Monday, Dec. 31, 2007

Success in the state Assembly—finally

It took six years, but advocates for sexual assault survivors scored a major victory last week when the state Assembly voted 56-41 in support of new hospital protocols for women who seek medical attention in emergency rooms.