Tag: Talk Nerdy To Me

Sports & Health

“People Shouldn’t be Afraid to be Tested.”

STIs, a primer exually transmitted infections (STIs) are spread through sexual contact, including vaginal, oral, and anal sex. Rita Isley, the Director of Community Health and Wellness at Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health, spoke with The Ontarion earlier this month to discuss STIs. According to Isley, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health sees all STIs […]

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Faking It

Each month, columnist Tasha Falconer answers your question on topics about sexual health Q: So… do women really fake orgasms? A: It’s likely that people of all genders fake orgasms… Unfortunately, we currently only have data on cis-men and cis-women, with most of the research being on cis-women. A study […]

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TALK NERDY TO ME: Health impacts of hypersexualizing women of colour

Research shows stereotypes are damaging to sexual and reproductive health Women of colour are often viewed as hypersexual; stereotypes associated to this can negatively impact their sexual health and reproduction. Researchers Lisa Rosenthal and Marci Lobel note that racial stereotypes “have a long history connected to the sexualized exploitation of […]