Thursday, 18 August, 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

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Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar with Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav | ANI File Photo

Operation Lantern fails to light up in Bihar. And BJP in search of a Brahmin face in UP

The no-fuss change of government in Bihar, without horse-trading or MLAs in resorts, has prompted a coalition partner to request the CM to make arrangements for a trip to a hill station.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

(From left) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken after the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, in Washington, 12 April, 2022 | Credit: ANI Photo/ PIB

USAF secy needs Pentagon escort but Indian attaché doesn’t — that’s how deep India-US ties are

Frank Kendall, Secretary of the US Air Force, says the unescorted access to Pentagon for Indian defence attaché 'is aligned with the trust and cooperation we share'.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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