Friday, 28 January, 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

Apple needs to break out of its comfort zone with bold mega deals à la Microsoft

Historically, large M&A hasn’t been Apple’s style. However, with its resources, the company can certainly take the risk to transform its business and expand its capabilities.

Google to pour Rs 7,500 crore in Bharti Airtel to boost India push, will buy 1.28% stake

Alphabet, which owns the Google search engine, will pay Rs 5,250 crore for a stake in Airtel. Another Rs 2,000 crore will go toward multi-year plans that will include devices.

Defence

Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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