Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
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Topic: sex

Kerala’s sexual fantasies see a lot of couple ‘swapping’. But one case shows what it really is

Couples interested in 'swap' just turn to Messenger, Telegram, and Twitter DMs to find sexual partners. But in Kerala, it has reached a whole new level.

Many Indian men are okay with their partners’ sexual history as long as they don’t know details

In 'Dear Men', Prachi Gangwani looks at how Indian men across ages navigate romantic relationships in a country that is trying to be equal parts modern and traditional.

Netflix’s Sex Education is the closest we’ll get to ‘that’ conversation in India, for now

Conversations about sex make Indians uncomfortable. Even in school, where we are supposed to be educated, sexual health is a chapter best not taught.

Erection, signs of arousal not always ‘yes for sex’: Tinder wants users to understand consent

A new short film and a website explaining consent are part of Tinder's latest bid to stress on mutual consent as more Indians use the app, especially as Covid pandemic drags on.

Feminist men have more sex — new study

Feminist men help transcend sexual inequality by bridging the gender gap in orgasms. It’s a good sign.

Dr Mahinder Watsa — the man who brought sex education to the discussion table in India

Popular for his daily column on Mumbai Mirror, Dr Mahinder Watsa was the first to propose a sexual counselling and education programme in India.

Mumbai Mirror’s sexpert Mahinder Watsa dies at 96

Apart from his hugely popular column, Watsa also practiced as a gynaecologist and obstetrician and was a consultant for the Family Planning Association of India.

Wear mask during sex, skip kissing, masturbation is safest — Canada’s top doctor advises

Chief medical officer Dr Theresa Tam said the lowest risk sexual activity option is self-pleasure, and pointed out that activities with strangers increase the risk of infection.

‘Vagina’ is top search on Bhojpuri Wikipedia, bringing vulgar songs back under scanner

ThePrint speaks to experts about a recent analysis that revealed ‘vagina’ as top search on Bhojpuri Wikipedia. The analysis comes amid worries about increasingly vulgar content in Bhojpuri songs. 

A businesswoman from Jammu says let’s talk about sex and toys. And this is what she faced

The founder of Tickle.Life writes about India’s booming sexual wellbeing industry, what sells, and why marketing is the biggest challenge, especially for women.

On Camera

YourTurn

A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
Representational image | Reuters

India’s economic growth at 6.3% for second quarter, slower than previous months

Government capital spending increased more than 40% during the quarter as it stepped up expenditure on roads to railways, according to official data on Wednesday.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.