Tuesday, 17 May, 2022

Topic: sex

Most youths turn to porn to seek information about sex, says rights activist Vithika Yadav

At a Democracy Wall event, human rights activist Vithika Yadav says her website ‘Love Matters’ is blocked by most social media platforms as it talks about sex.

Is #MeToo casting a shadow on sexual pleasure?

Bodies and sexual pleasures have always been entangled in public, moralising discourses.

Male contraceptive pills — a step towards equality or will it make women cede reproductive rights again?

A new male contraceptive pill has passed the safety and tolerability test when tried on healthy males for a month, a recent US study showed.

Bears having sex with women: Folklore or fact, it catches the fancy of rural India’s imagination

Anthropologist Radhika Govindrajan explores why tales of bears having sex with women tell us more than just about feminine expressions of desire, in her book 'Animal Intimacies'.

Why people with good looks view sex differently than others

Good-looking people on average have more sexual opportunities and partners, enjoy larger benefits when it comes to romance.

Humility may be tricky to measure but could be key to your lasting romance

It’s probably a good idea to find someone who recognises that making mistakes is part of being human.

Sex is set to get intense, and unreal

Sex robots, virtual reality (VR) environments and feedback devices are being developed that could take the place of human partners.

In charts: India is getting richer, but still hoping for a boy

On top of 63 million missing women, a recent govt report reveals an even more pervasive pattern of sexism in recent demographic data.

10 apps to take you from casual sex to marriage vows

From Tinder to BharatMatrimony, Bumble to Gleeden, AI will get you whatever you're looking for. It is India's new matchmaker.

Indians are ready to fix their sex lives and are looking for the right sexologist

Indians are now queuing up to discuss infertility, low sperm count or just dissatisfaction.

On Camera


Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.