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Madonna Calls Out Gay Men’s Misogyny In Out Interview

Long Ring Finger Traits Similar Between Men & Women In Business

Jennifer Lawrence Calls Photo Hack A Sex Crime | $100 Million Lawsuit Threat Finally Prompts Google Action

Anais Mali Pays Tribute To Warrior Women in ‘Amazon’ By Urivaldo Lopes For French Revue de Modes #25

jd Forte’s ‘The Up and Comers’ & A September 11 Women’s Rights Reflection

Lea Seydoux Seduces In Lui Magazine Relaunch, Lensed By Mario Sorrenti

Anne Rethinks ‘Flawless’, Third-Tier Male Photographers & Values That Matter


Victoria’s Secret Angels have Appeared Often In GQ & Esquire

Marilyn Monroe Photographer Bert Stern Looks To Kate Upton As Next Muse

The ‘50 Shades of Grey’ BDSM Devil Seduces in the Eternal Submission Collection
Red Genitals Not Arousing In Recent Study, But Men Do Tip Red Shirt Waitresses Better

Sexual Politics & Fashion, 50 Shades of Grey Meets YVVY’s Nude Edition

Islam, Western Guilt, Original Sin & Sensuality | Koray Birand’s Alyssa Miller Images Celebrate Female Eroticism

Loving Relationships | 32 Health Benefits of Sex

American Culture Promotes Female Sexual Dysfunction

For Sister Margaret Farley Responsible Pleasure Is Not a Sin

Strong American Results in Female Sexual Desire Drug

Self Love Is Saying ‘No’ to Fashion Body Images You Hate

Saint Shakira Calls Libido the “Engine of the World”

Male Ego, Women Faking Orgasms & Sensual Chaos in Our Bedrooms

‘Pretty Boy’ Andrej Pejic Talks Sex, Love & Leaving His Gender to ‘Artistic Interpretation’

Find Your Sensual, Sovereign Self with Lone Morch in Paris


Tara, Candice & Robyn | Steven Meisel | Vogue Italia June 2011 | ‘Belle vere’

Franca Sozzani on Curvy Girls, Sensuality & More Body Types in Fashion

Givenchy Transgender Model Lea T Stars in French Vogue (2010)

Tom Ford Embraces Natural Breasts, Not Bombshells

Orgasmic Female Brain in ‘La Petite Mort’

Ever Woman Should Own Jordan Matters’ ‘Uncovered’

Men More Likely Than Women To First Look at Face in Porn Films

Selita Ebanks | Kanye West ‘Runaway’ Full Video Embedded

The Great Wall of Vagina | Learning to Love Our Genitalia

Body Talk | Owning Vulvas, Clits & G-Spots

Mysteries of the Garden of Eden’ | History Channel | In Latin Apple Means Evil

Sexy Doublespeak | American Women & Sexual Honesty

Statistics Say Conservatives Buy More Porn


Women As Muses: What Is Our Place in the Modern World? Or Are We Just ‘Slut Girls’ Today?



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Strong 8-Yr Drop in American Opposition to Gay Marriage

Writing about the results of Gallup’s new poll yesterday, with 50% of all Americans supporting gay marriage, we had no idea that President Obama would make today’s announcement, as the first American president to endorse gay marriage.

Pew Research shared this view of American attitudes on gay marriage in late April, with a smaller group of Americans opposed (43%) than yesterday’s Gallup results (48%).

The decision by President Obama to make today’s announcement does come with political risk, especially in swing states like Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio and North Carolina — which last night voted for a state constitutional amendment against gay marriage and also legal rights and benefits for cohabiting couples.

Age, Gender & Religious Gaps on Gay Marriage Attitudes

There is a gender gap in the Pew Research results, with women consistently being more receptive to gay marriage. Similarly, the age gap is very visible with only 30% of 19-29 year olds opposed to gay marriage, versus 56% over 65.

The decline in opposition to gay marriage is intense, even among the oldest of Americans. In 2004 74% of Americans 65 and older were opposed, compared to 56% just eight years later.

Also worth noting are Catholic attitudes about gay marriage, with only 42% opposed.

In New York, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, called Obama’s decision “deeply saddening.”

“I pray for the President every day, and will continue to pray that he and his administration act justly to uphold and protect marriage as the union of one man and one woman,” Dolan said in a statement.

Given the verbal assault on President Obama by Catholic bishops over the contraception mandate compromise, Cardinal Dolan’s remarks are amazingly circumspect. Those of us who follow Catholic Church politics daily know that Catholic bishops may be overplaying their hand the last few months.

Before activists like me start protesting outside Catholic Churches in the coming months, Catholics are leading the way. Read Marian Ronan’s Religious Dispatches Only 5 Million “Real” Catholics in the US?; and also Methodists Vote to Keep Homosexuality ‘Incompatible” at Religion Dispatches.

Track all our AOC front page news about Catholic bishops.

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