The Real Problem With a Story Like ‘Sex on Campus’ Is About Sources

New York Times reporter Kate Taylor's piece "Sex on Campus: She Can Play That Game, Too" caused quite a hubbub at this site and many others – so much so that the author is now doing the media circuit, arguing that she's "surprised" by the negative reaction to a story that we've seen time and time and time again. » 7/16/13 6:45pm 7/16/13 6:45pm

Pearl-Clutching Alert: Ambitious College Sluts Taking Over Campuses

Can you imagine ever reading a story about how guys have it so good while they are young men, only to discover too late the price they'll likely pay for fucking around in college and holding off on relationships until they have had some experiences? No? Me either. So why do we keep seeing this story about women?… » 7/15/13 5:31pm 7/15/13 5:31pm

Researchers Shocked to Find That Hookup Culture Is Bullshit

The terribly concerned folks who fret over so-called "hookup culture" usually a) believe that all college campuses resemble Animal House, b) think women should be passed from father to husband like a game of patriarchal "Hot Potato," and c) are researchers, apparently, because researchers loooooove studying the… » 11/09/12 12:50pm 11/09/12 12:50pm

University of Michigan Senior Wants to Protect All You 'Princesses'…

It's hard to be a nice guy in today's perilous world, what with all of the ladies — sorry, "princesses" — you gotta protect from the savage dragon that is "hook-up culture." Or at least that's what University of Michigan senior Jeffrey McMahon is arguing in his response to a recent Michigan Daily article about… » 10/10/12 7:15pm 10/10/12 7:15pm

Finally, Someone Says It: Hookup Culture Is Good For Women

When we talk about "hookup culture" — the oft-lamented outcome of the sexual revolution, scourge of our era, and sole reason why 7-year-old girls can now purchase padded bikini tops at Abercrombie & Fitch — we almost always talk about everything women have lost since the good ol' days when women were protected by… » 8/24/12 7:15pm 8/24/12 7:15pm

College Kids Are Judgmental Prudes, According to 'Hookup Culture' Study

A new study on "hookup" culture, obviously the most pressing issue of our time, found that both men and women on college campuses "lose respect" for people who sleep around. That's right, we said people — researchers found that students of both sexes were looked down upon for acting too slutty. Progress! (That's… » 8/20/12 4:00pm 8/20/12 4:00pm

Drinking Alcohol and Energy Drinks Leads to Casual Sex, Says Official…

Breaking news for anyone who has never tried alcohol or energy drinks, been to a bar or heard of sex before: A recent study by the nerds at the the University at Buffalo's Research Institute on Addictions has revealed that consuming alcohol with energy drinks (AmEDs) such as Red Bull can lead to more casual and risky… » 7/26/12 11:00am 7/26/12 11:00am

There's Casual Sex, And Then There's Casual Sex

Tracy Clark-Flory has an interesting piece on Salon today responding to the rash of pro-abstinence books hitting the bookshelves this summer. She defends what she calls her casual sex life against the hordes of abstinence-advocates who say you won't ever get a boyfriend if you sleep with men on the first date (in… » 8/01/08 3:20pm 8/01/08 3:20pm