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Accidental incest is sexual activity or marriage between persons who were very aware of a family relationship between them which would be considered incestuous.
Adolescent sexuality is a stage of human development in which adolescents experience and explore sexual feelings.
According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in the year 2007, 35% of US high school students were currently sexually active and 47.8% of US high school students reported having had sexual intercourse.
The age of consent is the age below which a minor is considered to be legally incompetent to consent to sexual acts.
The American Institute of Bisexuality (AIB) is a charity founded on July 23, 1998, by sex researcher, psychiatrist and bisexual rights activist Fritz Klein M.D. to promote research and education about bisexuality.
Anal masturbation is an erotic stimulation focusing on the anus and rectum.
Anal sex or anal intercourse is generally the insertion and thrusting of the erect penis into a person's anus, or anus and rectum, for sexual pleasure.
Major male anarchist thinkers (except Proudhon) generally supported women's equality.
Andrology (from ἀνήρ, anēr, genitive ἀνδρός, andros, "man"; and -λογία, -logia) is the medical specialty that deals with male health, particularly relating to the problems of the male reproductive system and urological problems that are unique to men.
Anilingus (from the Latin anus + -lingus, from lingere, "to lick", variantly spelled "analingus") is the oral and anal sex act in which a person stimulates the anus of another by using the mouth, including lips, tongue, or teeth.
Animal sexual behaviour takes many different forms, including within the same species.
An anti-rape device is one of a variety of devices invented for the purpose of preventing or deterring rape.
An aphrodisiac or love drug is a substance that increases libido when consumed.
Arse Elektronika is an annual conference organized by the Austrian arts and philosophy collective monochrom, focused on sex and technology.
Asexuality is the lack of sexual attraction to others, or low or absent interest in or desire for sexual activity.
Autoeroticism is the practice of becoming sexually stimulated through internal stimuli.
Bareback sex is physical sexual activity, especially sexual penetration, without the use of a condom.
The relationship between biology and sexual orientation is a subject of research.
Birth control, also known as contraception and fertility control, is a method or device used to prevent pregnancy.
Bisexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction, or sexual behavior toward both males and females, or romantic or sexual attraction to people of any sex or gender identity; this latter aspect is sometimes alternatively termed pansexuality. The term bisexuality is mainly used in the context of human attraction to denote romantic or sexual feelings toward both men and women, and the concept is one of the three main classifications of sexual orientation along with heterosexuality and homosexuality, all of which exist on the heterosexual–homosexual continuum.
Body image is a person's perception of the aesthetics or sexual attractiveness of their own body.
Bondage is the practice of consensually tying, binding, or restraining a partner for erotic, aesthetic, or somatosensory stimulation.
The breast is one of two prominences located on the upper ventral region of the torso of primates.
A brothel or bordello is a place where people engage in sexual activity with prostitutes, who are sometimes referred to as sex workers.
The relationship between Buddhism and sexual orientation varies by tradition and teacher.
In the Buddha's first discourse he identifies craving (tanha) as the cause of suffering (dukkha).
is a sex act portrayed in pornographic films, in which several men ejaculate on a woman, or on another man.
Buttock cleavage is minor exposure of the buttocks and the intergluteal cleft between them, often because of low-rise pants.
This page documents Catholic Church sex abuse cases by country.
Cases of child sexual abuse by Catholic priests, nuns and members of religious orders, and subsequent cover-ups, in the 20th and 21st centuries have led to numerous allegations, investigations, trials and convictions.
Catholic theology of sexuality, like Catholic theology in general, is drawn from natural law, canonical scripture, divine revelation, and sacred tradition, as interpreted authoritatively by the magisterium of the Catholic Church.
Causes of sexual violence are debated and explanations of the cause include military conquest, socioeconomics, anger, power, sadism, sexual pleasure, psychopathy, ethical standards, laws, attitudes toward the victims and evolutionary pressures.
Child sex tourism (CST) is tourism for the purpose of engaging in the prostitution of children, which is commercially facilitated child sexual abuse.
Child sexual abuse, also called child molestation, is a form of child abuse in which an adult or older adolescent uses a child for sexual stimulation.
Development of sexuality is an integral part of the development and maturation of children.
Child-on-child sexual abuse is a form of child sexual abuse in which a prepubescent child is sexually abused by one or more other children or adolescents, and in which no adult is directly involved.
Christian denominations have a variety of beliefs about sexual orientation, including beliefs about same-sex sexual practices and asexuality.
A circle jerk is a sexual practice in which a group of men or boys form a circle and masturbate themselves or each other.
Clitoral erection is a physiological phenomenon where the clitoris becomes enlarged and firm.
The clitoris is a female sex organ present in mammals, ostriches and a limited number of other animals.
Cock and ball torture (CBT) is a sexual activity involving application of pain or constriction to the male genitals.
Coitus reservatus (coitus, "sexual intercourse, union" + reservatus, "reserved, saved"), also known as sexual continence, is a form of sexual intercourse in which the penetrative partner does not attempt to ejaculate within the receptive partner, but instead attempts to remain at the plateau phase of intercourse for as long as possible avoiding the seminal emission.
Cologne (Köln,, Kölle) is the largest city in the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the fourth most populated city in Germany (after Berlin, Hamburg, and Munich).
A condom is a sheath-shaped barrier device, used during sexual intercourse to reduce the probability of pregnancy or a sexually transmitted infection (STI).
Conventional sex, or vanilla sex, is sexual behavior that is within the range of normality for a culture or subculture, and typically involves sex which does not include elements of BDSM, kink, or fetishism.
Corrective rape is a hate crime in which one or more people are raped because of their perceived sexual orientation or gender identity.
Covert incest, also known as emotional incest, is a type of abuse in which a parent looks to their child for the emotional support that would be normally provided by another adult.
Creampie (also known as internal ejaculation and, in same-sex contexts, as breeding and seeding) is a sexual act, commonly featured in pornography, in which a male ejaculates inside his partner's vagina or anus without use of a condom, resulting in visible seeping or dripping of semen from the vagina or anus.
Criminal transmission of HIV is the intentional or reckless infection of a person with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
A cum shot is the depiction of human ejaculation, especially onto another person.
Cunnilingus is an oral sex act performed by a person on a female's genitalia (the clitoris, other parts of the vulva or the vagina).
The Curial response to Catholic sexual abuse cases was a significant part of the Church's response to Catholic sexual abuse cases.
Cybersex, also called computer sex, Internet sex, netsex and, colloquially, cyber or cybering, is a virtual sex encounter in which two or more people connected remotely via computer network send each other sexually explicit messages describing a sexual experience.
Date rape is a form of acquaintance rape.
The demographics of sexual orientation vary significantly, and estimates for the LGBT population are subject to controversy and ensuing debates.
A dental dam or rubber dam (sometimes termed "Kofferdam"—from German), designed in the United States in 1864 by Sanford Christie Barnum, is a thin, square sheet, usually latex or nitrile, used in dentistry to isolate the operative site (one or more teeth) from the rest of the mouth.
Discipline in BDSM is the practice where the dominant sets rules for the submissive that he/she is expected to obey.
Dominance and submission (also called D/s) is a set of behaviors, customs, and rituals involving the submission of one person to another in an erotic episode or lifestyle.
The ecclesiastical response to Catholic sexual abuse cases is a major aspect of the academic literature surrounding the Church's child sexual abuse scandal.
The effects and aftermath of rape can include both physical trauma and psychological trauma.
Ego-dystonic sexual orientation is an ego-dystonic mental disorder characterized by having a sexual orientation or an attraction that is at odds with one's idealized self-image, causing anxiety and a desire to change one's orientation or become more comfortable with one's sexual orientation.
Ejaculation is the discharge of semen (normally containing sperm) from the male reproductory tract, usually accompanied by orgasm.
This table includes a list of countries by emergency contraceptive availability.
The Encyclopedia of Motherhood is a comprehensive, specialized encyclopedia of all issues relevant to motherhood, to be published by SAGE Publications in three volumes (700 entries) in April 2010.
The Encyclopedia of Unusual Sex Practices is a reference book by Brenda Love, first published in 1992, and having since had various republications.
The study of the environment and sexual orientation is research into possible environmental influences on the development of human sexual orientation.
Erectile dysfunction (ED), also known as impotence, is a type of sexual dysfunction characterized by the inability to develop or maintain an erection of the penis during sexual activity.
An erection (clinically: penile erection or penile tumescence) is a physiological phenomenon in which the penis becomes firm, engorged, and enlarged.
An erogenous zone (from Greek ἔρως, érōs "love" and English -genous "producing" from Greek -γενής, -genḗs "born") is an area of the human body that has heightened sensitivity, the stimulation of which may generate a sexual response, such as relaxation, the production of sexual fantasies, sexual arousal and orgasm.
Erotic humiliation is consensual psychological humiliation in order to produce erotic excitement or sexual arousal.
Erotic massage or sensuous massage is the use of massage techniques by a person on another person's erogenous zones to achieve or enhance their sexual excitation or arousal and to achieve orgasm.
Erotic spanking is the act of spanking another person for the sexual arousal or gratification of either or both parties.
Erotic talk, also known as love talk, dirty talk or talking dirty is the practice of using explicit word imagery to heighten sexual excitement before and during (or instead of) physical sexual activity.
Erotica is any artistic work that deals substantively with erotically stimulating or sexually arousing subject matter.
Eroticism (from the Greek ἔρως, eros—"desire") is a quality that causes sexual feelings, as well as a philosophical contemplation concerning the aesthetics of sexual desire, sensuality and romantic love.
Eroto-comatose lucidity is a technique of sex magic known best by its formulation by English author and occultist Aleister Crowley in 1912, but which has several variations and is used in a number of ways by different spiritual communities.
Ethics or moral philosophy is a branch of philosophy that involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong conduct.
A facial is a sexual activity in which a man ejaculates semen onto the face of one or more sexual partners.
One of the most common forms of sexual violence around the world is that which is perpetrated by an intimate partner, leading to the conclusion that one of the most important risk factors for people in terms of their vulnerability to sexual assault is being married or cohabiting with a partner.
A false accusation of rape is the reporting of a rape where no rape has occurred.
Family planning services are defined as "educational, comprehensive medical or social activities which enable individuals, including minors, to determine freely the number and spacing of their children and to select the means by which this may be achieved".
Felching is a sexual practice involving the act of orally sucking semen out of the anus of one's partner.
Fellatio (also known as fellation, and in slang as blowjob, BJ, giving head, or sucking off) is an oral sex act involving the use of the mouth or throat, which is usually performed by a person on the penis of another person.
Female copulatory vocalizations, also called female copulation calls or coital vocalizations, are produced by female primates, including human females, and female non-primates.
Female ejaculation is characterized as an expulsion of fluid from or near the vagina during or before an orgasm.
Female sex tourism is sex tourism by women who travel intending to engage in sexual activities with a sex worker.
The feminist sex wars, also known as the lesbian sex wars, or simply the sex wars or porn wars, are terms used to refer to collective debates amongst feminists regarding a number of issues broadly relating to sexuality and sexual activity.
Fingering is the use of fingers or hands to sexually stimulate the vulva, vagina or the anus.
Fisting, handballing, fist-fucking, brachiovaginal, or brachioproctic insertion is a sexual activity that involves inserting a hand into the vagina or rectum.
A footjob is a non-penetrative sexual practice with the feet that involves one's feet being rubbed on a partner in order to induce sexual excitement, stimulation or orgasm.
In human sexual behavior, foreplay is a set of emotionally and physically intimate acts between two or more people meant to create sexual arousal and desire for sexual activity.
A correlation between fraternal birth order and male sexual orientation has been suggested by research.
Frot (slang for frottage; ult. from the French verb frotter, "to rub") is a non-penetrative form of male to male sexual activity that usually involves direct penis-to-penis contact.
Fuck for Forest (FFF) is a non-profit environmental organisation founded in 2004 in Norway by Leona Johansson and Tommy Hol Ellingsen.
A gang bang is a situation in which several people engage in physical sexual activity with one specific individual sequentially or at the same time.
Gang rape occurs when a group of people participate in the rape of a single victim.
Gender is the range of characteristics pertaining to, and differentiating between, masculinity and femininity.
Gender identity is one's personal experience of one's own gender.
Genital play is a common early childhood behavior of genital exploration distinct from autoerotic stimulation.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki_talk:Spam-whitelist/Archives/2018/01#Another_Worthy_Journal_Article_on_Wordpress ---> The Golden Age of Porn, or porno chic, refers to a 15-year period (around 1969–1984) in commercial American pornography, which spread internationally, in which sexually-explicit films experienced positive attention from mainstream cinemas, movie critics, and the general public.
Group sex is sexual behavior involving more than two participants.
Gynaecology or gynecology (see spelling differences) is the medical practice dealing with the health of the female reproductive systems (vagina, uterus, and ovaries) and the breasts.
Homosexuality in Haitian Vodou is religiously acceptable and homosexuals are allowed to participate in all religious activities.
A relationship between handedness and sexual orientation has been suggested by a number of researchers, who report that heterosexual individuals are somewhat more likely to be right-handed than are homosexual individuals.
A handjob is the manual stimulation of the penis or scrotum by another person to induce sexual pleasure, sometimes resulting in orgasm.
Hare Krishna views of homosexuality, and especially the view of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) towards LGBT issues, are similar to their views of heterosexual relationships, i.e. because the living entity is identifying with the body, any attraction based on the desire to gratify the body and its senses is symptomatic of illusion and can be purified by progressively elevating the consciousness.
Heterosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or sexual behavior between persons of the opposite sex or gender.
This is an article about the history of bisexuality.
The history of erotic depictions includes paintings, sculpture, photographs, dramatic arts, music and writings that show scenes of a sexual nature throughout time.
Societal attitudes towards same-sex relationships have varied over time and place, from expecting all males to engage in same-sex relationships, to casual integration, through acceptance, to seeing the practice as a minor sin, repressing it through law enforcement and judicial mechanisms, and to proscribing it under penalty of death.
The social construction of sexual behavior—its taboos, regulation, and social and political impact—has had a profound effect on the various cultures of the world since prehistoric times.
Lesbianism is the sexual and romantic desire between females.
The history of masturbation describes broad changes in society concerning the ethics, social attitudes, scientific study, and artistic depiction of masturbation over the history of human sexuality.
Prostitution has been practiced throughout ancient and modern culture.
The concept of rape, both as an abduction and in the sexual sense (not always distinguishable), makes its first historical appearance in early religious texts.
This is a history of same-sex unions in cultures around the world.
Multicultural India has developed its discourse on sexuality differently based on its distinct regions with their own unique cultures.
Homophobia in ethnic minority communities refers to any negative prejudice or form of discrimination within the ethnic minority communities worldwide towards people who identify as – or are perceived as being – lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT), known as homophobia.
Homosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or sexual behavior between members of the same sex or gender.
The subject of homosexual behavior and Judaism dates back to the Torah.
Homosexuality in ancient Rome often differs markedly from the contemporary West.
The human anus (from Latin anus meaning "ring", "circle") is the external opening of the rectum.
Human female sexuality encompasses a broad range of behaviors and processes, including female sexual identity and sexual behavior, the physiological, psychological, social, cultural, political, and spiritual or religious aspects of sexual activity.
Human male sexuality covers physiological, psychological, social, cultural, and political aspects of the human male sexual response and related phenomena.
In human anatomy, the mouth is the first portion of the alimentary canal that receives food and produces saliva.
The human penis is an external male intromittent organ that additionally serves as the urinal duct.
Human reproduction is any form of sexual reproduction resulting in human fertilization, typically involving sexual intercourse between a man and a woman.
Human sexual activity, human sexual practice or human sexual behaviour is the manner in which humans experience and express their sexuality.
Human sexuality is the way people experience and express themselves sexually.
The human teeth function to mechanically break down items of food by cutting and crushing them in preparation for swallowing and digesting.
Hypersexuality is a clinical diagnosis used by mental healthcare professionals to describe extremely frequent or suddenly increased libido.
Hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) or inhibited sexual desire (ISD) is considered a sexual dysfunction and is characterized as a lack or absence of sexual fantasies and desire for sexual activity, as judged by a clinician.
Incest is sexual activity between family members or close relatives.
Indecent exposure is the deliberate exposure in public or in view of the general public by a person of a portion or portions of his or her body, in circumstances where the exposure is contrary to local moral or other standards of appropriate behavior.
Human sexuality covers a broad range of topics, including the physiological, psychological, social, cultural, political, philosophical, ethical, moral, theological, legal and spiritual or religious aspects of sex and human sexual behavior.
Insemination is the deliberate introduction of sperm into a female animal or plant for the purpose of impregnating or fertilizing the female for sexual reproduction.
Intercrural sex (from inter- and Latin crura, "legs"), also known as femoral/interfemoral sex/intercourse, is a type of non-penetrative sex, in which a male places the penis between the receiving partner's thighs (often with lubrication) and thrusts to create friction.
The intergluteal cleft, also known medically by various synonyms and colloquially as the "butt crack" or "ass crack", is the groove between the buttocks that runs from just below the sacrum to the perineum, so named because it forms the visible border between the external rounded protrusions of the gluteus maximus muscles.
The International Encyclopedia of Sexuality is a four-volume reference work on human sexuality, organized by country.
Irrumatio is a form of oral sex where a man thrusts his penis into someone else's mouth, in contrast to fellatio where the penis is being actively orally excited by a fellator.
Islamic sexual jurisprudence concerns the Islamic laws of sexuality in Islam, as largely predicated on the Qur'an, the sayings of Muhammad (hadith) and the rulings of religious leaders' (fatwa) confining sexual activity to marital relationships between men and women.
The labia majora (singular: labium majus) are two prominent longitudinal cutaneous folds that extend downward and backward from the mons pubis to the perineum.
Laws against child sexual abuse vary by country based on the local definition of who a child is and what constitutes child sexual abuse.
Laws regarding incest (i.e. sexual activity between family members or close relatives) vary considerably between jurisdictions, and depend on the type of sexual activity and the nature of the family relationship of the parties involved, as well as the age and sex of the parties.
Rape is a type of sexual assault initiated by one or more persons against another person without that person's consent.
The legality of child pornography is explicitly addressed in 94 of the 187 Interpol member states as of 2008, according to research performed by the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) Koons Family Institute on International Law and Policy.
LGBT history dates back to the first recorded instances of same-sex love and sexuality of ancient civilizations, involving the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, and transgender (LGBT) peoples and cultures around the world.
LGBT in Islam is influenced by the religious, legal, social, and cultural history of the nations with a sizable Muslim population, along with specific passages in the Quran and hadith, statements attributed to the Islamic prophet Muhammad.
Discussions of LGBT rights at the United Nations have included resolutions and joint statements in the United Nations General Assembly and the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), attention by the expert led human rights mechanisms, such as the United Nations Treaty Bodies and Special Procedures, as well as by the UN Agencies.
Laws affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people vary greatly by country or territory; everything from the legal recognition of same-sex marriage to the death penalty as punishment for same-sex romantic/sexual activity or identity.
Libido, colloquially known as sex drive, is a person's overall sexual drive or desire for sexual activity.
Lips are a visible body part at the mouth of humans and many animals.
This is a list of BDSM equipment and restraints.
This is a list of educational, campaigning and community organizations related to BDSM.
This is a list of bondage positions and methods.
The following are Japanese authors and illustrators who are notable for their sexually explicit or pornographic manga and novels, referred to as hentai.
This is a list of pornographic magazines (or erotic magazine, adult magazine) — magazines that contain content of a sexual nature and are typically considered to be pornography.
This list of prostitutes and courtesans includes famous persons who have engaged in prostitution, pimping and courtesan work.
A sex museum is a museum that displays erotic art, historical sexual aids, and documents on the history of erotica.
Lust is a craving, it can take any form such as the lust for sexuality, lust for money or the lust for power.
Mammary intercourse is a sex act, performed as either foreplay or as non-penetrative sex, that involves the stimulation of the male penis by the female breasts and vice versa.
are comics created in Japan or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.
Marital rape (or spousal rape) is the act of sexual intercourse with one's spouse without the spouse's consent.
Marriage, also called matrimony or wedlock, is a socially or ritually recognised union between spouses that establishes rights and obligations between those spouses, as well as between them and any resulting biological or adopted children and affinity (in-laws and other family through marriage).
Masturbation is the sexual stimulation of one's own genitals for sexual arousal or other sexual pleasure, usually to the point of orgasm.
The mechanics of human sexuality or mechanics of sex, or more formally the biomechanics of human sexuality, is the study of the mechanics related to human sexual activity.
The media coverage of Catholic sex abuse cases is a major aspect of the academic literature surrounding the pederastic priest scandal.
Morality (from) is the differentiation of intentions, decisions and actions between those that are distinguished as proper and those that are improper.
Sexual orientation is an enduring pattern of romantic or sexual attraction (or a combination of these) to persons of the opposite sex or gender, the same sex or gender, or to both sexes or more than one gender.
Nipple stimulation or breast stimulation is a common human sexual practice, either by itself or as part of other sexual activities.
Non-penetrative sex or outercourse is sexual activity that usually does not include sexual penetration.
Nudity, or nakedness, is the state of wearing no clothing.
An obscenity is any utterance or act that strongly offends the prevalent morality of the time.
An oil is any nonpolar chemical substance that is a viscous liquid at ambient temperatures and is both hydrophobic (does not mix with water, literally "water fearing") and lipophilic (mixes with other oils, literally "fat loving").
OneTaste is a business dedicated to researching and teaching the practices of orgasmic meditation and slow sex.
Oral sex, sometimes referred to as oral intercourse, is sexual activity involving the stimulation of the genitalia of a person by another person using the mouth (including the lips, tongue or teeth) or throat.
Orgasm (from Greek ὀργασμός orgasmos "excitement, swelling"; also sexual climax) is the sudden discharge of accumulated sexual excitement during the sexual response cycle, resulting in rhythmic muscular contractions in the pelvic region characterized by sexual pleasure.
Orgasm control, also referred to as edging, peaking, or surfing,Extended Massive Orgasm, Steve and Vera Bodansky, (2000), pp.
An outline, also called a hierarchical outline, is a list arranged to show hierarchical relationships and is a type of tree structure.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to interpersonal relationships.
Pansexuality, or omnisexuality, is the sexual, romantic or emotional attraction towards people regardless of their sex or gender identity.
Paraphilia (previously known as sexual perversion and sexual deviation) is the experience of intense sexual arousal to atypical objects, situations, fantasies, behaviors, or individuals.
Perfume (parfum) is a mixture of fragrant essential oils or aroma compounds, fixatives and solvents, used to give the human body, animals, food, objects, and living-spaces an agreeable scent.
The perineum is the space between the anus and scrotum in the male and between the anus and the vulva in the female.
"Playing doctor" is a phrase used colloquially in the Western world to refer to children examining each other's genitals.
Polyamory (from Greek πολύ poly, "many, several", and Latin amor, "love") is the ability or capacity to love more than one person at a time.
Polysexuality is sexual attraction to multiple, but not all, genders.
Pompoir is a sexual technique in which the woman uses her vaginal muscles to stimulate the man's penis.
Pornography (often abbreviated porn) is the portrayal of sexual subject matter for the exclusive purpose of sexual arousal.
Postorgasmic illness syndrome (POIS) is a syndrome in which men have chronic physical and cognitive symptoms immediately following ejaculation in the absence of a local genital reaction.
Pregnancy, also known as gestation, is the time during which one or more offspring develops inside a woman.
The hormonal theory of sexuality holds that, just as exposure to certain hormones plays a role in fetal sex differentiation, such exposure also influences the sexual orientation that emerges later in the adult.
Prison rape or jail rape is rape occurring in prison.
Promiscuity is the practice of having casual sex frequently with different partners or being indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners.
Prostitution is the business or practice of engaging in sexual activity in exchange for payment.
Prostitution in ancient Rome was legal and licensed.
Prostitution law varies widely from country to country, and between jurisdictions within a country.
In Freudian psychology, psychosexual development is a central element of the psychoanalytic sexual drive theory, that human beings, from birth, possess an instinctual libido (sexual energy) that develops in five stages.
Queers in History is an encyclopedia written by Keith Stern of historically prominent people who were lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT).
A quickie refers to a brief or spontaneous episode of sexual activity, with the act finishing in a very short amount of time.
Rape is a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual penetration carried out against a person without that person's consent.
Rape and revenge films are a subgenre of exploitation film that was particularly popular in the 1970s.
Rape by deception is a crime in which the perpetrator has the victim's agreement and compliance, but gains it through deception or fraudulent statements or actions.
Rape by gender classifies types of rape by the sex or gender of both the rapist and the victim.
Rape crisis centers (RCCs) are community-based organizations affiliated with the anti-rape movement that work to help victims of rape, sexual abuse, and sexual violence.
Rape culture is a sociological concept for a setting in which rape is pervasive and normalized due to societal attitudes about gender and sexuality.
A rape fantasy (sometimes rape play) or a ravishment is a sexual fantasy involving imagining or pretending being coerced or coercing another into sexual activity.
Rape investigation is the procedure to gather facts about a suspected rape, including forensic identification of a perpetrator, type of rape and other details.
A rape kit—also known as a sexual assault kit (SAK), a sexual assault forensic evidence (SAFE) kit, a sexual assault evidence collection kit (SAECK), a sexual offense evidence collection (SOEC) kit, or a physical evidence recovery kit (PERK).
Rape pornography is a subgenre of pornography involving the description or depiction of rape.
A rape shield law is a law that limits a defendant's ability to introduce evidence or cross-examine rape complainants about their past sexual behavior.
Statistics on rape and other sexual assaults are commonly available in industrialized countries, and are becoming more common throughout the world.
Rape trauma syndrome (RTS) is the psychological trauma experienced by a rape victim that includes disruptions to normal physical, emotional, cognitive, and interpersonal behavior.
The rectum is the final straight portion of the large intestine in humans and some other mammals, and the gut in others.
Religion may be defined as a cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, world views, texts, sanctified places, prophecies, ethics, or organizations, that relates humanity to supernatural, transcendental, or spiritual elements.
Each major religion has developed moral codes covering issues of sexuality, morality, ethics etc.
Within the framework of the World Health Organization's (WHO) definition of health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, reproductive health, or sexual health/hygiene, addresses the reproductive processes, functions and system at all stages of life.
Reproductive medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with prevention, diagnosis and management of reproductive problems; goals include improving or maintaining reproductive health and allowing people to have children at a time of their choosing.
Romance is the expressive and generally pleasurable feeling from an emotional attraction towards another person.
Sadomasochism is the giving or receiving pleasure from acts involving the receipt or infliction of pain or humiliation.
Safe sex is sexual activity engaged in by people who have taken precautions to protect themselves against sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as HIV.
Scientology and its perspectives on sexual orientation are based on the writings of L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of the Church of Scientology.
A serial rapist is a rapist who rapes more than one person over a period of time.
Settlements and bankruptcies in Catholic sex abuse cases have affected several American dioceses, whose compensation payments have totaled in the billions of dollars.
Sex Addicts Anonymous (SAA) is a twelve-step program for people who want to stop their addictive sexual behavior.
Sex and gender roles in the Roman Catholic Church have been the subject of both intrigue and controversy throughout the Church's history.
Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (SLAA) is a twelve-step program for people recovering from sex addiction and love addiction.
The inclusion of sex and nudity in video games has been a controversial topic since the early days of the industry.
Sex and the law deals with the regulation by law of human sexual activity.
A sex doll (also love doll or blowup doll) is a type of sex toy in the size and shape of a sexual partner for aid in masturbation.
The sex industry (also called the sex trade) consists of businesses which either directly or indirectly provide sex-related products and services or adult entertainment.
Sex magic (sometimes spelled sex magick) is any type of sexual activity used in magical, ritualistic or otherwise religious and spiritual pursuits.
A sex shop (also called adult shop, erotic shop or adult book store) is a retailer that sells products related to adult sexual or erotic entertainment, such as vibrators, lingerie, clothing, pornography, and other related products.
Sex therapy is a strategy for the improvement of sexual function and treatment of sexual dysfunction.
Sex tourism is a phenomenon whereby a person travels away from his or her community to engage in sexual activity, particularly with prostitutes.
A sex toy is an object or device that is primarily used to facilitate human sexual pleasure, such as a dildo or vibrator.
Sexaholics Anonymous (SA) is one of several twelve-step programs for compulsive sexual acting-out based on the original Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous.
Sexology is the scientific study of human sexuality, including human sexual interests, behaviors and functions.
Sexual abstinence or sexual restraint is the practice of refraining from some or all aspects of sexual activity for medical, psychological, legal, social, financial, philosophical, moral, or religious reasons.
Sexual abuse, also referred to as molestation, is usually undesired sexual behavior by one person upon another.
Sexual addiction, also known as sex addiction, is a proposed state characterized by compulsive participation or engagement in sexual activity, particularly sexual intercourse, despite negative consequences.
Sexual arousal (also sexual excitement) is the arousal of sexual desire, during or in anticipation of sexual activity.
Sexual assault is an act in which a person coerces or physically forces a person to engage in a sexual act against their will.
Sexual attraction is attraction on the basis of sexual desire or the quality of arousing such interest.
Sexual capital or erotic capital is the social value an individual or group accrues, as a result of their sexual attractiveness.
Sexual Compulsives Anonymous (SCA) is a twelve-step program for people who want to stop having compulsive sex.
Sexual dysfunction (or sexual malfunction or sexual disorder) is difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity, including physical pleasure, desire, preference, arousal or orgasm.
Sexual ethics or sex ethics (also called sexual morality) is the study of human sexuality and the expression of human sexual behavior.
A sexual fantasy or erotic fantasy is a mental image or pattern of thought that stirs a person's sexuality and can create or enhance sexual arousal.
Sexual fetishism or erotic fetishism is a sexual fixation on a nonliving object or nongenital body part.
Sexual harassment is bullying or coercion of a sexual nature, or the unwelcome or inappropriate promise of rewards in exchange for sexual favors.
Sexual harassment in education is an unwelcome behavior of a sexual nature that interferes with a student’s ability to learn, study, work or participate in school activities.
Sexual identity is how one thinks of oneself in terms of to whom one is romantically or sexually attracted.
A sexual inhibition is a conscious or subconscious constraint or curtailment by a person of behavior relating to specific sexual matters or practices or of a discussion of sexual matters.
Sexual intercourse (or coitus or copulation) is principally the insertion and thrusting of the penis, usually when erect, into the vagina for sexual pleasure, reproduction, or both.
Sexual maturity is the capability of an organism to reproduce.
Sexual medicine is a medical specialty that deals with sexual health.
Sexual misconduct is an umbrella term for any misconduct of a sexual nature that is of lesser offense than felony sexual assault (such as rape and molestation), particularly where the situation is normally non-sexual and therefore unusual for sexual behavior, or where there is some aspect of personal power or authority that makes sexual behavior inappropriate.
Sexual objectification is the act of treating a person as a mere object of sexual desire.
Sexual orientation is an enduring pattern of romantic or sexual attraction (or a combination of these) to persons of the opposite sex or gender, the same sex or gender, or to both sexes or more than one gender.
LGBT personnel are able to serve in the armed forces of some countries around the world: the vast majority of industrialized, Western countries, in addition to Brazil, Chile, South Africa, Israel, and South Korea.
Sexual orientation and gender identity in the United States military may refer to.
Sexual orientation and medicine may refer to.
LGBT policy in the Canadian military has changed in the course of the 20th century from being socially repressive to being socially accepted.
In 1974, the Netherlands was the first country to ban discrimination against gays in the military.
Gay and lesbian citizens have been allowed to serve openly in the Her Majesty's Armed Forces since 2000.
Sexual orientation change efforts (SOCE) are methods used in attempts to change the sexual orientation of homosexual and bisexual people to heterosexuality.
The sexual orientation hypothesis is a hypothesis proposed by Donald McCreary in 1994 that attempts to explain the impact of gender stereotypes on judgments about sexual orientation.
Sexual penetration is the insertion of a body part or other object into a body orifice, such as the vagina, anus or mouth, as part of human sexual activity or animal sexual behavior.
The sexual revolution, also known as a time of sexual liberation, was a social movement that challenged traditional codes of behavior related to sexuality and interpersonal relationships throughout the United States and subsequently, the wider world, from the 1960s to the 1980s.
Sexual roleplay is roleplay that has a strong erotic element.
Sexual slang is a set of linguistic terms and phrases used to refer to sexual organs, processes, and activities; they are generally considered colloquial rather than formal or medical, and some may be seen as impolite or improper.
Sexual slavery and sexual exploitation is attaching the right of ownership over one or more persons with the intent of coercing or otherwise forcing them to engage in one or more sexual activities.
Sexual stimulation is any stimulus (including bodily contact) that leads to, enhances and maintains sexual arousal, and may lead to orgasm.
Sex surrogates, sometimes referred to as surrogate partners, are practitioners trained in addressing issues of intimacy and sexuality.
Sexual violence is any sexual act or attempt to obtain a sexual act by violence or coercion, acts to traffic a person or acts directed against a person's sexuality, regardless of the relationship to the victim.
Sexual violence by intimate partners deals with the incidence by country of physical abuse, forced sex, or marital rape within the context of domestic violence.
Sexuality in ancient Rome, and more broadly, sexual attitudes and behaviors in ancient Rome, are indicated by Roman art, literature and inscriptions, and to a lesser extent by archaeological remains such as erotic artifacts and architecture.
Sexuality in China has undergone revolutionary changes and this "sexual revolution" still continues today.
To Sumerians, Babylonians, Assyrians, and Jews there were male and female demons (Jewish demons were mostly male, although female examples such as Lilith exist).
Sexuality in Japan developed separately from that of mainland Asia, as Japan did not adopt the Confucian view of marriage, in which chastity is highly valued.
Sexuality in music videos has been evident since the 1980s.
Sexuality in older age concerns the sexual drive, sexual activity, interests, orientation, intimacy, self-esteem, behaviors, and overall sexuality of people in middle age and old age, and the social perceptions concerning sexuality in older age.
Sexuality in South Korea has been influenced by culture, religion, and westernization.
Sexuality has been a significant theme in the various Star Trek television and motion-picture series.
Sexuality in the Philippines encompasses sexual behavior, sexual practices, and sexual activities exhibited by men and women of the Philippines past and the present.
Sexually transmitted infections (STI), also referred to as sexually transmitted diseases (STD) or venereal diseases (VD), are infections that are commonly spread by sexual activity, especially vaginal intercourse, anal sex and oral sex.
Sikhism has no specific teachings about homosexuality and the Sikh holy scripture, the Guru Granth Sahib, does not explicitly mention heterosexuality, homosexuality or bisexuality.
Snowballing or snowdropping is the human sexual practice in which one person takes someone else's semen into his or her mouth and then passes it to the mouth of the other, usually through kissing.
Sociobiological theories of rape explore how evolutionary adaptation influences the psychology of rapists.
Sociosexual orientation, or sociosexuality, is the individual difference in the willingness to engage in sexual activity outside of a committed relationship.
Traditionally, spirituality refers to a religious process of re-formation which "aims to recover the original shape of man," oriented at "the image of God" as exemplified by the founders and sacred texts of the religions of the world.
In some common law jurisdictions, statutory rape is nonforcible sexual activity in which one of the individuals is below the age of consent (the age required to legally consent to the behavior).
Strip clubs are venues where strippers provide adult entertainment, predominantly in the form of striptease or other erotic or exotic dances.
In psychology, sublimation is a mature type of defense mechanism, in which socially unacceptable impulses or idealizations are unconsciously transformed into socially acceptable actions or behavior, possibly resulting in a long-term conversion of the initial impulse.
Survivors of Incest Anonymous (SIA) is a twelve-step fellowship for recovery from the consequences of childhood sexual abuse.
Taoist sexual practices (p), literally "the bedroom arts", are the ways Taoists may practice sexual activity.
Teabagging is a slang term for the sexual act of a man placing his scrotum in the mouth of his sexual partner for pleasure, or onto the face or head of another person, sometimes as a comedic device.
Theology is the critical study of the nature of the divine.
In vertebrate anatomy, the throat is the front part of the neck, positioned in front of the vertebra.
Timeline of events related to sexual orientation and medicine.
The tongue is a muscular organ in the mouth of most vertebrates that manipulates food for mastication, and is used in the act of swallowing.
Transgender people have a gender identity or gender expression that differs from their assigned sex.
Tribadism or tribbing, commonly known by its scissoring position, is a sex act in which a woman rubs her vulva against her partner's body for sexual stimulation, especially for ample stimulation of the clitoris.
Prostitution in modern Japan is made illegal by article 3 of the of 1956 However, the definition of prostitution is strictly limited to coitus.
Rape can be categorized in different ways: for example, by reference to the situation in which it occurs, by the identity or characteristics of the victim, and by the identity or characteristics of the perpetrator.
Unitarian Universalism and the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) have a long-standing tradition of welcoming LGBT people.
Unsimulated sex is the presentation in a film of sex scenes where the actors engage in an actual sex act, and are not just miming or simulating the actions.
Urology (from Greek οὖρον ouron "urine" and -λογία -logia "study of"), also known as genitourinary surgery, is the branch of medicine that focuses on surgical and medical diseases of the male and female urinary-tract system and the male reproductive organs.
In mammals, the vagina is the elastic, muscular part of the female genital tract.
Vaginal lubrication is a naturally produced fluid that lubricates a woman's vagina.
The Venus Butterfly is a term used for various sexual techniques, one of which being the subject of the 1988 book The One Hour Orgasm. It was first publicly mentioned in a 1986 episode of the American television drama L.A. Law, although a technique of the same name appears in the book The Sensuous Woman, which was first published in 1969.
A vibrator is a sex toy that is used on the body to produce pleasurable erotic stimulation.
The vulva (wrapper, covering, plural vulvae or vulvas) consists of the external female sex organs.
Wartime sexual violence is rape or other forms of sexual violence committed by combatants during armed conflict or war or military occupation often as spoils of war; but sometimes, particularly in ethnic conflict, the phenomenon has broader sociological motives.
Homosexuality in Zoroastrianism is, as in many other religions, a controversial topic.