Opinion: What rape culture says about masculinity

The phrase "rape culture" elicits strong responses. Prominent among them are confusion, scoffs, anger and even anonymous vitriol from internet "haters." When I posted on Facebook that I was seeking pro-feminist men to participate ...

Conflict between the sexes maintains diversity in brain hormones

Men are from mars and women are from venus? Whiles this stereotype is extreme and controversial, gender differences in behaviour nonetheless are common in nature. Much variation in animal, including human, behaviour is regulated ...

Oh deer: monkey caught in flagrante delict-doe

Scientists on Tuesday revealed the "highly unusual" behaviour of a male monkey filmed trying to have sex with female deer in Japan—a rare case of inter-species nookie.

The mysterious sexual life of the most primitive dragonfly

The dragonfly considered the most primitive in the world lives in Australia and Tasmania, and was believed to be extinct four decades ago. But it is far from being so. A Spanish researcher has observed thousands of these ...

Stay or stray? Study delves into sexual behaviour

Scientists said Wednesday they had amassed the first evidence to back theories that people fall into two broad categories—promiscuity or faithfulness—when it comes to sex.

Sexual selection in the sea

Biologists have uncovered new insights into how the male sexual behaviour of the peculiar southern bottletail squid is primed to produce the greatest number of offspring.

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