Mar 19, 2015

U.S. student fraternities under fire after bad behavior

Racist chants. Nude photos of unconscious women. A criminal investigation into hazing. Fraternities, as social groups of male college students are known at American universities, seem to be coming under fire as never before. Despite a major push to reduce drinking and sexual assault ...

Inmate videos aim to reduce New York prison sexual assaults

Mar 9, 2015

Inmate videos aim to reduce New York prison sexual assaults

On his first day in a Michigan prison for robbing a photo store with a toy gun, 17-year-old T.J. Parsell was dragged into an empty cell and gang-raped. Now the 54-year-old activist and filmmaker has created videos instructing newcomers to New York state prisons ...

Feb 26, 2015

South Korea court says adultery law is unconstitutional

South Korea’s Constitutional Court on Thursday struck down a controversial law outlawing adultery and threatening violators with jail. It marked the fifth time in 25 years that the court had considered the constitutionality of a 1953 statute which made South Korea one of the ...

Sauna-goers may live longer: Finnish study

Feb 24, 2015

Sauna-goers may live longer: Finnish study

Men who regularly visit saunas live longer and are less likely to die of sudden heart attacks than men who did not visit as often, a Finnish study published Monday. In often frigid Finland, going to the sauna is a popular activity, and is ...

Feb 5, 2015

Stay or stray? First data on sexual types found

Scientists have amassed the first evidence to back theories that people fall into two broad sexual categories: faithful or promiscuous. Why humans seem to be an exception among mammals on the matter of sexual relationships has long been a puzzle. Other mammalian species are ...

Dec 30, 2014

Likely HIV porn set infection puts California on alert

California public health officials issued an alert Monday after finding “very strong evidence” that an adult film actor became infected with HIV as a result of unprotected sex on an out-of-state film shoot. The Department of Public Health said the male actor tested positive ...