Category: Gender and Relationships

It is interesting to note how our own cultural biases change and sometimes impede the scientific research. That is the case in fertilization, as Emily Martin studied: In fact, biologists could have figured out a hundred years ago that sperm …

Gender and imagery in science Read More »

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And, just as with the like the eightfold path or the pirates’ code, these are rather like guidelines. 1. Stories matter. Numbers were inserted here and there to make a point when talking about dire need or how a person …

The five reasons of successful blogging Read More »

And thanks to Gwen, for pointing this out; check the interview here: I just don’t think that way, see, about guarding against. I’m thinking about plunging ahead. All right, I think you guard against decay, in general, and stagnation, by …

From Mary Daly Read More »

Power is the better aphrodisiac, but, as Maureen Dowd discovers, it only works for men: I’d been noticing a trend along these lines, as famous and powerful men took up with young women whose job it was was to care …

Power Sex Read More »

– The truth is that every time, I see you, there is a weight on me. I feel a weight every time I talk; every time I look, I have to check myself for how I behave, how I move, …

A conversation Read More »

bazima gives a perfect account of the people that have shared her very personal space. I am shocked that only two guys suggested a threesome; on the other hand, I am reactivating my account on nerve: Number of guys I …

Life Statistics Read More »

She Spread Her Legs and Flew Away. That’s her.

This relationship thing is complex, and as somebody used to say, it gets more complicated with time: soon, we substitute politics for sex, games for passion, convenience for desire. The perfect partner, be it a woman, a man or a …

Beginner Read More »

I have been weak lately. As of this afternoon.

It started Wednesday: she called at 11:35, to meet her at a restaurant where some of her friends were evidently taking advantage of the gullibility of the waiters. When I showed up it was ohh so complicated to show any …

The worst date ever Read More »