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Sex Issue 2017

Sex Issue 2017

What Does Sex Positivity Mean to You? Sex Education and the Transition to College Students May Not Be Hooked On Hookup Culture Debunking Common College Sex Myths The Truth Behind Sexually Transmitted Infections Contraception 101: Better Safe Than Sorry Toeing the Line: Free Speech and Sex on Campus Have a[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Sex Issue, The Guide
What Does Sex Positivity Mean to You?

What Does Sex Positivity Mean to You?

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ANNE STONECIPHER FOR THE HOYA

Sex Education and the Transition to College

Every Hoya has had a different experience with sex education in high school. Ranging from comprehensive high school programs to no sex education at all, these different forms of sex education have shaped students’ opinions on sex and sexuality. From abstinence-only advocates to pro-abortion rights supporters, Hoyas are constantly voicing[Read More…]

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STEPHANIE YUAN/THE HOYA

Students May Not Be Hooked on Hookup Culture

The start of college is an exhilarating time. Students enter their freshman year expecting to be challenged academically, to establish meaningful friendships and to develop the skills necessary for the “real world.” Despite these serious expectations, there is one facet of college that often seems to occupy a large role[Read More…]

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ALYSSA ALFONSO FOR THE HOYA

Debunking Common College Sex Myths

Sex is among the most talked-about subjects on college campuses. Yet myths and misconceptions pervade almost every discussion of sexual activity and sexuality, subtly infiltrating the beliefs of even the best-informed people. Sexually inexperienced young people are likely to become confused by the dizzying array of information and opinions that[Read More…]

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THEO SYMONDS FOR THE HOYA

The Truth Behind Sexually Transmitted Infections

The Georgetown University community is quite vigilant about staying fit and healthy. Walking between classes, it is not unusual to see people in gym clothes or overhear discussions about the ways they try to eat healthily. Although cura personalis, or care of the whole person, extends to these physical aspects[Read More…]

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Contraception 101: Better Safe Than Sorry

Contraception 101: Better Safe Than Sorry

Contraception: It is a word that invokes many different emotions. Some might feel uneasy, while others might feel empowered. Contraception is the use of artificial or behavioral methods to prevent pregnancy as a consequence of sexual intercourse. Contraception includes ingestives, like the birth control pill, devices, like male and female[Read More…]

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ALYSSA ALONSO FOR THE HOYA

Toeing the Line: Free Speech and Sex on Campus

When professor Derek Goldman was directing “In The Next Room, or the vibrator play” last spring, he was acutely aware that, to some on campus, the production would appear salacious at first blush. The play deals frankly with female sexuality, exploring how the invention of the vibrator permitted women to[Read More…]

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Sex Issue 2015

Sex Issue 2015

Georgetown’ Contraception Control Students explain their frustrations about the inability to buy contraception on campus and discuss the implications on their sex lives. Confronting Double Standards of Sexuality What makes a girl a “slut” and a guy a “player”? Why is the girl labelled a “bitch,” when the guy is[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 1 comment Sex Issue, The Guide

A Pee After Sex Keeps the Doctor at Rest

I remember the last piece of advice my high school journalism teacher gave me: always pee before and after sex. I’ve long since forgotten the probably awkward context of that conversation, but after last semester, I will always heed her words. It was around the time of study days, just[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 0 comments Sex Issue, The Guide