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NCSH Sexual Health in the News: Mar 10 - Mar 16

Who Orgasms Most and Least, and Why - CNN 
More studies are shedding light on the "orgasm gap," which refers to how men orgasm during sex more frequently than women. But why does this gender gap exist, and what can be done to achieve orgasm equality?      

One Important Exception to Trump's Budget Cuts: Programs to Fights AIDS - Vox
Amid an 18 percent cut to the Department of Health and Human Services, it appears that the administration will preserve funding for the Ryan White HIV/AIDS program and PEPFAR.

In Conservative America, Small Cities Stand Up for LGBT Rights - Reuters 
Defying stereotypes, Wheeling, WV is among a recent wave of small cities, many of which voted for Donald Trump, to embrace legal protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.

The Still-Misunderstood Shape of the Clitoris - The Atlantic
Acknowledging the shape, size, or even existence of the clitoris has not always been par for the course - even in the medical profession. However, a new 3-D printed model is being used to change the public's view of female sexuality.

Hopkins-led Study Finds 'the Pill' Would Be Safe Without Prescription - The Baltimore Sun
A new study could fuel efforts to allow women to get birth control pills without seeing a doctor. The study found that oral contraceptives can be sold safely over the counter to all women, including teens.

St. Louis Schools Drop Religious Sex Ed Program - Teen Vogue
Schools in the St. Louis area are dropping a Christian sex-ed curriculum they've been using for years after parents started questioning its credibility.

Birth Control: 3 Different Types and How They Work - Allure
If your last primer on birth control was in a class that involved putting a condom on a banana, here's an update on three important options: the pill, IUDs, and emergency contraception.

You Work Out. You Eat Well. But How's Your Sex Life? - Men's Journal 
Chances are you've got something or someone monitoring your exercise, nutrition, and sleep habits. But you're forgetting about one crucial part of your health: your sex life. 

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