In South Korea, being gay is still taboo

Earlier this year, a video surfaced online of two male soldiers having sex. Military officials say they responded with a proper investigation into the incident. But Lim Tae-hoon, the head of a group called the Military Human Rights Center for Korea …

The 4 Craziest Places People Keep Having Sex

The idea of a sexual taboo is a broad one, and it changes a lot. Consider how any number of states had laws banning sodomy, which included oral sex in its definition. I would go out on a limb right now and say a solid majority of the sex-having public is …

The Taboo Boss: My Same-Sex Sexual Harassment Story

This week, Miki Agrawal, the co-founder of Thinx “period panties for modern women,” made headlines for being sued by former female employees for alleged sexual harassment. If you’ve had a job, chances are you’ve been a subordinate — you’ve had …

Child sex abuse: “We have not yet left the taboo zone”

A new study reveals that almost every seventh German has experienced sexual abuse during childhood. The German commissioner for child abuse says politicians must devote more resources to prevention. Experts had hoped that the numbers would drop, but a …

Sex Education Textbooks Spark Controversy

China has long been considered sex-shy, but some schools are breaking the taboo to properly teach children about sex. The textbook Ying’s son was reading was part of a series published by Beijing Normal University aimed at primary school students.

Debunking Taboos That Consider Sex Education “Paap” In India

What an irony! It is this taboo which leads the soft vulnerable innocent minds to gather information from wrong sources. Their curious minds lap up the misconceptions which in turn open a trap for them. Talking about sex isn’t uncomfortable, it is a life …

India busts taboos with new sex ed manual

It’s a groundbreaking and taboo-busting piece of official advice for teens in India … younger kids in an attempt to revolutionize how teenagers learn about health and sex. “It’s about changing behavior, changing thought and changing lifestyles…

Older People And Sex: A Taboo

Megan Barnett Writer and Social Media Manager for Jo Divine. Thanks to medical and scientific advances, people are living longer, healthier lives and are enjoying better sex in later life as a result. However, while attitudes towards sexuality and gender …