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“Multi-Person Sex among a Sample of Adolescent Female Urban Health Clinic Patients”

Posted on November 21, 2016, in Research, Sexual Violence, Teens, Women

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Title: "Multi-Person Sex among a Sample of Adolescent Female Urban Health Clinic Patients"
Publication: Journal of Urban Health 89.1
Author: Rothman, Emily F., et al.
Date: 12/09/2011

Abstract Adolescent sexual activity involving three or more people is an emerging public health concern. The goal of this exploratory, cross-sectional study was to describe the prevalence, correlates, and context of multiple-person sex among a sample of adolescent females seeking health care from an urban clinic. Because sex involving multiple people may either be consensual […]

“The paradoxical portrayal of the risk of sexually transmitted infections and sexuality in US magazines ‘Glamour’ and ‘Cosmopolitan’ 2000-2007”

Posted on November 21, 2016, in Research, Societal, STD, Women

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Title: "The paradoxical portrayal of the risk of sexually transmitted infections and sexuality in US magazines 'Glamour' and 'Cosmopolitan' 2000-2007"
Publication: Health, Risk & Society 12.6
Author: Clarke, Juanne N.
Date: 08/12/2009

Abstract This paper reports on an exploratory, qualitative content analysis of the portrayal of the risk of sexually transmitted infections or diseases (STIs or STDs) and sexuality in the United States (US) versions of the most popular women’s magazines in the world, the English language magazines for young women Cosmopolitan (Cosmo) and Glamour from 2000–2007. […]

“X-Rated: Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors Associated with U.S. Early Adolescents’ Exposure to Sexually Explicit Media”

Posted on November 21, 2016, in Men, Statistics, Teens, Women

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Title: "X-Rated: Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors Associated with U.S. Early Adolescents' Exposure to Sexually Explicit Media"
Publication: Communication Research 36.1
Author: Brown, Jane D., and Kelly L. L'Engle.
Date: 01/29/2009

Abstract Correlates of use and subsequent sexual attitudes and behaviors predicted by exposure to sexually explicit content (i.e., pornography and erotica) in adult magazines, X-rated movies, and the Internet were examined in a prospective survey of a diverse sample of early adolescents (average age at baseline = 13.6 years; N = 967). Two-thirds (66%) of […]

“Prevalence and Characteristics of Sexual Functioning among Sexually Experienced Middle to Late Adolescents”

Posted on November 21, 2016, in Men, Physiological, Statistics, Women

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Title: "Prevalence and Characteristics of Sexual Functioning among Sexually Experienced Middle to Late Adolescents"
Publication: The journal of sexual medicine 11.3
Author: O'Sullivan, Lucia F., et al.
Date: 01/14/2014

Abstract Introduction Little is known about problems in sexual functioning among young people, despite the high rates found in adult samples. It is unclear which problems are most prevalent or how common sexual distress is for young people experiencing problems. Aims This study aims to assess the prevalence, range, and correlates of sexual problems and […]

“Women’s Attitudes and Fantasies about Rape as a Function of Early Exposure to Pornography”

Posted on November 16, 2016, in Psychological, Research, Sexual Violence, Women

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Title: "Women's Attitudes and Fantasies about Rape as a Function of Early Exposure to Pornography"
Publication: Journal of Interpersonal Violence 7.4
Author: Corne, Shawn, John Briere, and Lillian M. Esses
Date: 12/17/1992

Abstract Although much has been learned about how social forces such as pornography can shape or direct men’s sexual violence against women, few empirical data exist on how these forces impinge on women’s attitudes and behavior. In the present study, 187 female university students responded to a questionnaire regarding childhood exposure to pornography, current sexual […]

“Boxing Helena and Corseting Eunice: Sexual Rhetoric in Cosmopolitan and Playboy Magazines”

Posted on November 16, 2016, in Relationships, Societal, Women

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Title: "Boxing Helena and Corseting Eunice: Sexual Rhetoric in Cosmopolitan and Playboy Magazines"
Publication: Sex Roles
Author: Krassas, Nicole R., Joan M. Blauwkamp, and Peggy Wesselink.
Date: 06/08/2001

Summary This paper analyzes the sexual rhetorics of Cosmopolitan and Playboy magazines to consider how sexuality is constructed in similar ways by sources directed to men and women. We use Goffman’s classifications of gender in advertisements to compare how each magazine uses its pictures to provide cues to readers about sexuality and sexual relationships and […]

“Sexual Harassment of Women Working as Room Attendants within 5-Star Hotels”

Posted on November 9, 2016, in Personal Experiences, Research, Sexual Violence, Women

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Title: "Sexual Harassment of Women Working as Room Attendants within 5-Star Hotels"
Publication: Gender, Work & Organization
Author: Kensbock, Sandra, et al.
Date: 10/08/2014

Abstract Given the gendered power relations and the isolated nature of women hotel room attendants’ working environments, guest-initiated sexual harassment experienced by room attendants is a significant, under-investigated problem. This study of women attendants’ experiences of sexual harassment was conducted in 5-star hotels located on the Gold Coast — a notable tourism destination — of […]

“Adult Victimization in Female Survivors of Childhood Violence and Abuse: The Contribution of Multiple Types of Violence”

Posted on November 9, 2016, in Children, Research, Sexual Violence, Women

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Title: "Adult Victimization in Female Survivors of Childhood Violence and Abuse: The Contribution of Multiple Types of Violence"
Publication: Violence Against Women
Author: Aakvaag, HF, et al.
Date: 08/10/2016

Abstract Child sexual abuse (CSA) is a well-established risk factor for adult victimization in women, but little is known about the importance of relationship to perpetrator and exposure to other violence types. This study interviewed 2,437 Norwegian women (response rate = 45.0%) about their experiences with violence. Logistic regression analyses were employed to estimate associations […]

“Adult Pornography and Violence against Women in the Heartland: Results from a Rural Southeast Ohio Study”

Posted on November 2, 2016, in Relationships, Research, Sexual Violence, Societal, Women

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Title: "Adult Pornography and Violence Against Women in the Heartland Results From a Rural Southeast Ohio Study"
Publication: Violence Against Women
Author: DeKeseredy, Walter S., et al.
Date: 05/22/2016

Abstract Many rural parts of the United States are now “pornified.” There is growing quantitative evidence revealing that rural women are at higher risk of being victimized by intimate violence than their urban and suburban counterparts. In-depth interviews with 55 rural southeast Ohio women who wanted to leave, were trying to leave, or were in […]

“Adolescent’s Exposure to Sexualized Media Environment and Their Notions of Women as Sex Objects”

Posted on November 2, 2016, in Research, Statistics, Teens, Women

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Title: "Adolescents’ exposure to a sexualized media environment and their notions of women as sex objects"
Publication: Sex Roles
Author: Peter, Jochen, et al.
Date: 02/28/2007

Abstract This study was designed to investigate whether adolescents’ exposure to a sexualized media environment is associated with stronger beliefs that women are sex objects. More specifically, we studied whether the association between notions of women as sex objects and exposure to sexual content of varied explicitness (i.e., sexually non-explicit, semi-explicit, or explicit) and in […]