NCSH Sexual Health in the News: Apr 1 - Apr 7

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NCSH in the News
NCSH's Beverly Whipple was interviewed for this article discussing
the different approaches and attitudes to treating male and female sexual dysfunction.
This Week
The Graying of HIV: 1 in 6 New U.S. Cases Are People Older Than 50 - Washington Post
Thousands of people 50 and older are diagnosed with HIV each year in the United States. This has significant consequences for the health care and social support required and those who provide it.

Targeting Social Media May Increase HIV Testing Among Gay Men - Reuters
Promoting HIV testing on some of the social media sites that men who have sex with men and transgender people use can raise testing rates in these communities, according to results of a U.S. trial.
 
Are Bad Sleep Habits Ruining Your Sex Life? - Huffington Post
A recent study by the National Sleep Foundation found that about one in every four married or cohabitating Americans claimed they were routinely too tired to have sex with their partner.
 
Why So Many States Are Fighting Over LGBT Rights in 2016 - Time
States across the nation have been divided by a raft of new legislation. More than 200 bills advocates consider anti-LGBT have been introduced so far this year, according to the Human Rights Campaign.

How Long Does Vasalgel Last? Here's How the Male Birth Control Works - Bustle
Vasalgel, the male birth control that's due out in 2018, will begin studies in human males later this year, and expand its studies next year. This article explores how Vasalgel works.

Going Down: Gender Inequality Exists When It Comes to Attitudes About Oral Sex
- Medical Daily
According to recent research, men and women both view cunnilingus as a "bigger deal" than fellatio - a finding reflective of the widespread negative attitudes both genders have towards female genitalia.

This Video Showing the Differences Between Sex Ed in Europe And Sex Ed in the U.S. Has Gone Crazy Viral - Self
In Europe, sex education programs are mandatory by law in most countries, and a new video making the rounds on Facebook compares sex education in the U.S. to European programs. The difference is significant. 
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For general media inquiries about sexual health topics and/or to schedule an interview with one of our experts, please contact Susan Gilbert, NCSH Co-Director, at susan.gilbert@altarum.org