Category Archives: S.A.A. Extras

Celebrating Mapplethorpe

A great new resource capturing the life and work of the late Robert Mapplethorpe was recently unveiled by the art-via-internet access project, Artsy.  At Sex Across America, we are honored to support their mission of helping to make all art accessible to everyone through the web—and in particular by highlighting such an innovative pioneer for both the art world as well as for positive sexuality: Robert Mapplethorpe.

The online Mapplethorpe gallery can be viewed here.  We highly recommend sharing the resource far and wide throughout your social circles. Thank You.

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Some People’s Brains May Be “Wired” to Seek More Sex

A new study suggests that there may be a neurological connection between a person’s unique sexual history and how their brain’s are conditioned to respond to sexual stimuli.  According to Dr. Justin Lehmiller, the research found that participant’s responses to erotic imagery were directly dependent on how many sex partners they had in the last year.

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S.A.A. Extra: Senate Releases New Report on Campus Sexual Assaults

(7/11/14)  (From the U.S. Senate)  According to a report released this week by the United States Senate, approximately one in five undergraduate women has been the victim of sexual violence at U.S. colleges.  Missouri Senator, Claire McCaskill, also noted that many institutions are failing to meet their obligations under existing federal law regarding how they handle sexual violence among students.  The report is based on a survey of 440 four-year institutions of higher education, which includes a national sample and separate samples of the nation’s largest public and private institutions.

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S.A.A. Extra: Kentucky’s Ban on Same-sex Marriage Struck Down

(7/4/14)  (From U.S. News and World Report)  The latest in a continued winning streak of court rulings overturning state same-sex marriage bans belongs to the conservative state of Kentucky as a federal judge ruled the ban unconstitutional this week.  Kentucky’s governor, Steve Beshear, said that the state will appeal the decision.

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