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Rethinking gender, heterosexual men, and women's vulnerability to HIV/AIDS.
Most HIV prevention literature portrays women as especially vulnerable to HIV infection because of biological susceptibility and men's sexual power and privilege. Conversely, heterosexual men areExpand
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Sexual satisfaction and sexual health among university students in the United States.
Despite the World Health Organization's definition of sexual health as a state of well-being, virtually no public health research has examined sexual well-being outcomes, including sexualExpand
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Behavioral, Biological, and Demographic Risk and Protective Factors for New HIV Infections Among Youth in Rakai, Uganda
Background:Prevalence of HIV infection is considerable among youth, although data on risk factors for new (incident) infections are limited. We examined incidence of HIV infection and risk andExpand
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Virginity Lost, Satisfaction Gained? Physiological and Psychological Sexual Satisfaction at Heterosexual Debut
Despite the literature's focus on (hetero)sexual initiation, little is known about the degree to which young people are satisfied by their first vaginal intercourse experience, let alone the factorsExpand
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Attitudes toward unprotected intercourse and risk of pregnancy among women seeking abortion.
BACKGROUND Despite the high prevalence of unintended pregnancies caused by lack of contraceptive use, little is known about women's reasons for or attitudes toward unprotected intercourse (UI). Expand
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The Sexual Acceptability of Contraception: Reviewing the Literature and Building a New Concept
How contraceptives affect women’s sexual well-being is critically understudied. Fortunately, a growing literature focuses on sexual aspects of contraception, especially hormonal contraception’sExpand
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RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN MEN'S GENDER ATTITUDES AND FERTILITY: Response to Puur, et al.'s "Men's childbearing desires and views of the male role in Europe at the dawn of the 21st century", Demographic
An analysis published in a recent edition of this journal (Puur, Olah, Tazi-Preve, and Dorbritz 2008) reported that, in eight European countries, men with egalitarian gender attitudes both desiredExpand
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Pleasure, power, and inequality: incorporating sexuality into research on contraceptive use.
We know surprisingly little about how contraception affects sexual enjoyment and functioning (and vice versa), particularly for women. What do people seek from sex, and how do sexual experiencesExpand
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Arousal loss related to safer sex and risk of pregnancy: implications for women's and men's sexual health.
CONTEXT Few studies have examined arousal loss associated with safer-sex practices or the perceived risk of unintended pregnancy, let alone its associations with sexual risk practices. METHODS AnExpand
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Celebration meets caution: LARC's boons, potential busts, and the benefits of a reproductive justice approach.
Few developments have received as much attention or palpable enthusiasm in the reproductive field in recent decades as long-acting reversible contraception (LARC). Though the term may be changing,Expand
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