Category: Gender and Relationships

Gender and imagery in science

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

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The five reasons of successful blogging

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

From Mary Daly

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

Power Sex

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

A conversation

– 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,

Life Statistics

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

Story

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

Beginner

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

Weak

I have been weak lately. As of this afternoon.

The worst date ever

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

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