Alice Dreger is an American bioethicist and professor of clinical medical humanities and bioethics at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. She is the author of Galileo’s Middle Finger: Heretics, Activists, and the Search for Justice in Science.
Even though I don't identify as a furry.
One mother makes up for the gaps in sex education.
Researchers of fraternal birth order effect argue that sexual orientation correlates with an individual’s number of older brothers. Could this help to explain the homophobia of some traditional religious societies?
Or, more specifically, what's wrong with taking a steroid, while you're pregnant, to try to increase the odds that your female fetus will someday grow up to be a straight woman who gives you grandchildren, and not a lesbian daughter more interested in puppies?
By intentionally taking a step back from a career she worked hard to start, Alice Dreger estimates she has cost her family $750,000. Was it worth it?
Sexuality is a fundamental component of the human experience, and it's one we need to have a better understanding of.
Of kinks, crimes, and kinds: A look behind the scenes at how the American Psychiatric Association's Paraphilias Sub-Work Group proposed revisions to the DSM for all manner of things relating to sexual arousal brought about by atypical objects, situations, or individuals.
The biggest issue is not surgery, nor hormonal treatments, nor even the criminal lack of psychological support. The biggest issue is shame, and how no one deals with it in a way that lets people know there is nothing to be ashamed of.
It does more harm than good.
We don’t need the state to adjudicate who is who, do we?
Acts of public sex typically represent a reversal of cultural norms.
To be mistaken for the oppressed is to momentarily become the oppressed.
The use of latex masks during sex could be an example of autogynephilila, an orientation in which a biological heterosexual male is aroused to the idea of being or becoming a woman.
Both involve underlying biological states, but it's the cultural setting that determines whether suffering will occur.
Are gay male couples a new thing, evolutionarily speaking?
Federal, state, and local health agencies are shutting down traditional lines of communication in increasing numbers, but public health, history shows, is profoundly affected by mainstream media.
Specialists have moved away from sex-changing baby males with small penises and recommending vaginoplasties in very young children as they become less phobic about sex atypical (but healthy) organs.
We have solid proof, based on penile blood flow, that it's actually heterosexual men who show greater sexual attraction to underage kids.