Another Positive HIV Test, Another Porn Production Moratorium

According to reports coming out of the adult film industry, a second porn performer has tested positive for HIV, prompting the Free Speech Coalition/PASS, a trade organization for the industry, to call for yet another moratorium on all production until further notice. » 9/07/13 12:30pm 9/07/13 12:30pm

Twins Get Perfect SAT Scores, Share Stick of Doublemint Gum to Celebrate

According to the San Diego Union Tribune, less than 0.025 percent of U.S. high school seniors who take the SAT every year get a perfect score. Twins Marie and Tina Vachovsky majorly beat the odds by both bringing home a 2400, the highest a person can earn. Go on, girls. » 10/28/12 9:15pm 10/28/12 9:15pm

Now Teens Need To Get Tested For HIV, Too

As if the SAT's, ACT's, PSAT's, Driver's License Exam, and that weird scoliosis test where you have to stand topless behind a screen in the locker room wasn't enough, American teenagers have one more test to add to their to-do list: an HIV test. » 10/31/11 11:35am 10/31/11 11:35am

Couples Who Test Together, Stay Together • Survey Says: Tina Fey…

• After questioning 1,000 young adults, researchers determined that discussing STDs is the best indicator of whether a budding relationship will last. Talking about sexual health has become the new milestone for couples, surpassing even meeting the 'rents. » 3/05/10 5:40pm 3/05/10 5:40pm

SATs, College, And "Books That Make You Dumb": The Politics Of Academic…

Sonia Sotomayor didn't do very well on the SATs, but she did really well at Princeton. Walter Kirn, whose experience was the opposite, wonders what this says about the way we measure "merit." » 7/07/09 5:40pm 7/07/09 5:40pm

Planned Parenthood Brings Sex Ed To Hipsters • Number Of Child Brides…

Planned Parenthood has launched » 9/04/08 5:30pm 9/04/08 5:30pm a new sex education website called that spreads the message about sexual health with hipsters in t-shirts. • The number of in poor countries who marry before the age of 18 will double to 100 million in the next decade, putting them at risk of AIDS, death in childbirth, poverty, and…

How Bad a Wife Would I Really Be?

I always figured I wasn't exactly destined to be a "wife," with all the socially-constructed patriarchal crap that seemed to entail. I was the girl in college that called her boyfriend her "partner" and didn't care if people (including her family) thought she was a lesbian, I was the one who asked my now-ex-boyfriend… » 6/10/08 1:30pm 6/10/08 1:30pm