• female sex
  • This makes it distinct from the definition of the biological female sex, as both males and females can exhibit feminine traits. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, the prevalence rate masks a concentrated epidemic among at-risk populations such as female sex workers (FSWs), male sex workers (MSWs), injecting drug users (IDUs), men who have sex with men (MSM), Transgender Groups (TG), migrants and Male Labor Migrants(MLMs) as well as their spouses. (wikipedia.org)
  • As of 2007, HIV prevalence among female sex workers and their clients was less than 2 percent and 1 percent, respectively, and 3.3 percent among urban-based MSM. (wikipedia.org)
  • legalization
  • No model that involves full decriminalization or legalization will ever make prostitution a safe endeavour," MacKay said in Parliament. (maisonneuve.org)
  • How would same-sex 'marriage' legalization impact America? (typepad.com)
  • The legalization of same-sex marriage was part of a campaign which began in November 2008, called Six by Twelve, and was organized by the Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) to legalize same-sex marriage in all six New England states by 2012. (wikipedia.org)
  • There have been a number of opinions made on possible cultural factors that could have contributed to the strong legal support in New England: New Englanders outside Massachusetts share media markets and do not believe they have seen negative consequences from the state's legalization of same-sex marriage there. (wikipedia.org)
  • condom
  • If you are sharing sex toys, be sure to put a fresh condom on for each user AND when you are going from anus to vagina. (thebody.com)
  • epidemic
  • How to Have Sex in an Epidemic: One Approach is a 1983 nonfiction manual by Richard Berkowitz and Michael Callen, under the direction of Joseph Sonnabend, to advise men who have sex with men (MSM) about how to avoid contracting the infecting agent which causes AIDS. (wikipedia.org)
  • In May 1983, when How to Have Sex in an Epidemic was published, the AIDS epidemic in New York City has only recently begun and panic about the unknown causes, means of transmission and potential for treatment for AIDS was spreading rapidly. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the time when How to Have Sex in an Epidemic was written, there was no consensus on the cause of AIDS, but two main theories existed: the "new agent theory," which was increasingly the scientific consensus, and the "multifactorial theory," which Callen, Berkowitz and Sonnabend adopted as their basis for sexual education around AIDS transmission prevention. (wikipedia.org)
  • The authors of How to Have Sex in an Epidemic were aware of the political risks they took in creating the booklet: Berkowitz noted in his autobiography the possibility that their writing could be used as ammunition by homophobic institutions and leaders. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to UNAIDS, by the end of 2015, the number of people living with HIV was 39,000 [34,000 - 46,NCASC (2010) reports that estimated number of HIV infections by risk groups is 59,984 The epidemic in Nepal is driven by IDUs, migrants, sex workers and their clients, and MSM. (wikipedia.org)
  • STDs
  • It was among the first publications to recommend the use of condoms to prevent the transmission of STDs in men having sex with men, and has even been named, along with Play Fair! (wikipedia.org)
  • couples
  • however, with increased stress occurring in our everyday lives, more and more couples are experiencing sex less and less. (lifestyles55.net)
  • New England is the first region of the country where all states within it have granted marriage rights to same-sex couples. (wikipedia.org)
  • Same-sex couples have found more acceptance in New England for over a century, for instance "Boston marriages" between women in the 19th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • males
  • Second-wave feminists, influenced by de Beauvoir, believed that although biological differences between females and males were innate, the concepts of femininity and masculinity had been culturally constructed, with traits such as passivity and tenderness assigned to women and aggression and intelligence assigned to men. (wikipedia.org)
  • practices
  • Unsafe sex and drug injection practices, civil conflict, internal and external mobility, and limited adequate health care delivery multiply the difficulties of addressing HIV/AIDS. (wikipedia.org)
  • stigma
  • The misconception that there was something inherent in the lifestyle of all gay men that put them at risk for infection was common at the time and led to the development of a stigma surrounding both the disease and gay sex. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some of these cultural factors are related with social taboos which creates challenges for open discussions regarding sex and sexual habits, as do denial, stigma, and discrimination that surround HIV and AIDS. (wikipedia.org)
  • prostitution
  • Duval County Court records from 2012 to 2016 show 37 defendants were arrested and charged with crimes related to sex trafficking of adults or children including forcing another to become a prostitute, living off the earnings of prostitution, and coercing commercial sex activity by transporting an individual. (firstcoastnews.com)
  • Although prostitution itself was never illegal in Canada, Scott-along with sex workers Terri-Jean Bedford and Amy Lebovitch-challenged the constitutionality of three prostitution provisions, arguing that the laws violated sex workers' human right to security of the persons under Section 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. (maisonneuve.org)
  • and the "living off the avails of prostitution law," which meant anyone working for a sex worker, such as a driver or security guard, could face criminal charges. (maisonneuve.org)
  • Avoid
  • If all this wining and dining leads to some romantic physical activity in the bedroom, make sure you're prepared well ahead of time to avoid any disappointments. (lifestyles55.net)
  • transmit
  • If your partner has one of these he/she can transmit that to you if you are not practicing safe sex. (thebody.com)
  • So having an undetectable viral load does not make you or your partner less likely to transmit HIV. (thebody.com)
  • Effective treatment with these medications (antiretroviral therapy, or ART) may decrease the chance that an infected person will transmit HIV to others through sex. (thebody.com)
  • world's
  • With a volume of 148 cubic kilometers Lake Volta is the world's third largest man-made lake by volume, the largest being Lake Kariba which is located between Zimbabwe and Zambia in Southern Africa and contains 185 cubic kilometers of water. (wikipedia.org)
  • AIDS
  • Doctor Sonnabend wrote that "it may be impossible for those who did not directly experience the uncertainty and terror of the early years of AIDS to appreciate the circumstances under which these guidelines [for safe sex] were constructed. (wikipedia.org)
  • A large sector of LGBT community leadership worried that raising awareness about AIDS and gay sex would be off-putting to the straight majority and damage the image of the subculture as a whole. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nepal's first cases of HIV/AIDS were reported in 1988 and the disease has primarily been transmitted by intravenous drug use and unprotected sex. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cultural factors have also been shown to play a significant role in the spread of HIV and AIDS in Nepal. (wikipedia.org)
  • sexual
  • Under C-36, it is not illegal for sex workers to sell sex, but it is illegal for clients to purchase their sexual services-a catch-22 intended to end the cycle of demand. (maisonneuve.org)
  • And finally, the legislation prohibits third parties from advertising sexual services, but allows sex workers to do it themselves-another first in Canada. (maisonneuve.org)
  • 2357 Homosexuality refers to relations between men or between women who experience an exclusive or predominant sexual attraction toward persons of the same sex. (typepad.com)
  • They may regard it as an enhancing element of their sex lives or as their primary form of sexual activity. (wikipedia.org)
  • After the Sexual Revolution and the Gay Liberation in the 1960s and `70s, sex in urban gay epicenters was not only newly acceptable, but also often seen as key to gay identity and resistance to heteronormativity. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • 7 - 9 There is also increasing evidence of an association between venous thrombosis and subsequent atherothrombosis, 10 , 11 with both conditions sharing risk factors. (ahajournals.org)
  • At baseline, history of vascular disease and cardiovascular risk factors were assessed during the face-to-face interview. (ahajournals.org)
  • Elevated blood pressure is presumed one of the main risk factors, although data are almost exclusively derived from cross-sectional studies. (ahajournals.org)
  • Risk factors include doing work that involves focusing on close objects, greater time spent indoors, and a family history of the condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • Not only are all sex-workers at risk, but Nepalese sex workers are often isolated from peers due to language barriers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many sex workers are also IDUs, migrants, or both, increasing the spread of HIV among at-risk groups. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • Sex often takes a back seat to stress, and stress and sex are not good bed partners. (lifestyles55.net)
  • I've often heard positive women tell me, "Everyone thinks that because I am HIV+ I don't need or want to have sex. (thebody.com)
  • Often, R-factors code for more than one antibiotic resistance factor: genes that encode resistance to unrelated antibiotics may be carried on a single R-factor, sometimes up to 8 different resistances. (wikipedia.org)
  • This complex system (often referred to as the IGF "axis") consists of two cell-surface receptors (IGF1R and IGF2R), two ligands (Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) and Insulin-like growth factor 2 (IGF-2)), a family of six high-affinity IGF-binding proteins (IGFBP-1 to IGFBP-6), as well as associated IGFBP degrading enzymes, referred to collectively as proteases. (wikipedia.org)
  • infections
  • One important reason to practice safe sex is to prevent other infections such as herpes, or human pampilloma virus ( HPV ). (thebody.com)
  • According to Nepal's 2007 United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) report, labor migrants make up 41 percent of the total known HIV infections in Nepal, followed by clients of sex workers (15.5 percent) and IDUs (10.2 percent). (wikipedia.org)
  • although
  • The old communicating law was reintroduced, stating that sex workers can't communicate with clients in areas close to a school, daycare or playground-although the actual distances aren't specified. (maisonneuve.org)
  • I, for example, am very broad-shouldered and have a fairly large build, although I'm only 5'8', and I'm pretty athletic. (healthboards.com)
  • Also, R-factors can be taken up by "DNA pumps" in their membranes via transformation, or less commonly through viral mediated transduction, or via bacteriophage, although conjugation is the most common means of antibiotic resistance spread. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although the same-sex marriage movement started here nine years ago, when Massachusetts became the first state to legalize it, its growing foothold in the region was not a foregone conclusion. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • For the first time in history, the purchase of sex in Canada is criminalized. (maisonneuve.org)
  • It's no secret that men last a great deal longer the second time they have sex the exact same night. (viagraonlinewithoutprescription.com.au)
  • Suddenly in the national limelight following his win over Court, Riggs taunted all female tennis players, prompting King to accept a lucrative financial offer to play Riggs in a nationally televised match in prime time on ABC that the promoters dubbed the "Battle of the Sexes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Maine's first gay marriage law was repealed through a people's veto, but three years later, on November 6, 2012, the question was put to voters a second time, and Maine became one of three first US states to approve same-sex marriage at the ballot box, along with Washington and Maryland. (wikipedia.org)
  • safe
  • Few people want to talk about how to make sex safe and fun. (thebody.com)
  • However, the first step is knowing how and what can make sex fun and safe. (thebody.com)
  • Communication is key and if your partner is not ready to talk with you about safe sex, then maybe he/she is not ready for sex. (thebody.com)
  • Ninety percent surveyed said buying body-safe material is their highest priority, and almost 70 percent rated it the most important factor in making a sex toy purchase. (laweekly.com)
  • as one of the foundational publications in the advent of modern safe sex. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was this confusion that prompted the authors to create a safe sex manual that clearly outlined for men having sex with men the dangers of each type of contact and various methods to protect oneself from exposure. (wikipedia.org)
  • As such, the issue of safe sex was a contentious one, and any arguments criticizing frequent sex were poorly received by the majority of the community. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Traits traditionally cited as feminine include gentleness, empathy, and sensitivity, though traits associated with femininity vary depending on location and context, and are influenced by a variety of social and cultural factors. (wikipedia.org)
  • human
  • The National Human Trafficking Hotline ranks Jacksonville No. 48 on its national list of cities by the number of calls, with 320 calls made to the hotline about possible victims of sex trafficking in 2016. (firstcoastnews.com)
  • It is not possible to work towards complete equality in health, as there are some factors of health that are beyond human influence. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are also many cases of human trafficking for the sex trade. (wikipedia.org)
  • purchase
  • This investigator says buyers, commonly called Johns, come through the parking lots of hotels with their car windows down, ready to make a purchase. (firstcoastnews.com)
  • But the Canadian government opted to follow Sweden's so-called Nordic model of criminalizing the purchase of sex-a decision that left many sex workers feeling left out of the conversation. (maisonneuve.org)
  • A large portion of men who purchase sex are also married, making them potential conduits for HIV to bridge to the general population. (wikipedia.org)
  • California
  • Both Eckert and her graduate students from Stanford University created a study called "Voices of California", which examine English language variation in different parts of California. (wikipedia.org)
  • Before the 2012 election, California (2008), Iowa (2009), New York (2011) and the District of Columbia (2010) had been the only U.S. jurisdictions outside New England to have performed same-sex marriages, though same-sex marriages in California had been halted following the passage of Proposition 8. (wikipedia.org)
  • women
  • The investigator views the sex trade as a form of "genocide" for young girls and women who she worries will decide this is their profession after years of being forced into exploitation. (firstcoastnews.com)
  • Man this along with the semi-transgendered getting to use either gender's bathroom makes life pretty tough for women. (blogspot.com)
  • In tennis, "Battle of the Sexes" is a term that has been used to describe various exhibition matches played between a man and a woman (or, in one case, a doubles match between two men and two women). (wikipedia.org)
  • Modern conceptualizations of femininity also rely not just upon social constructions, but upon the individualized choices made by women. (wikipedia.org)
  • bone
  • Patient age, sex, race, and other factors affect bone thickness and porosity, making some examinations more difficult or even impossible. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is protective for cartilage cells, and is associated with activation of osteocytes, and thus may be an anabolic factor for bone. (wikipedia.org)
  • IGF1R
  • Its primary action is mediated by binding to its specific receptor, the insulin-like growth factor 1 receptor (IGF1R), which is present on many cell types in many tissues. (wikipedia.org)
  • among
  • It is actually among the numerous factors that can make it happen. (viagraonlinewithoutprescription.com.au)
  • Since many R-factors contain F-plasmids, antibiotic resistance can be easily spread among a population of bacteria. (wikipedia.org)
  • The New England region has been noted for being the nucleus of the same-sex marriage movement in the United States, with the region having among the most widespread and earliest legal support of any region. (wikipedia.org)
  • less
  • There is less information about how ART affects the chances of spreading HIV in men who have sex with men (MSM), which is the primary way HIV is transmitted in the United States. (thebody.com)
  • receptors
  • medical citation needed] Insulin-like growth factor 1 receptor (IGF-1R) and other tyrosine kinase growth factor receptors signal through multiple pathways. (wikipedia.org)
  • primary
  • Insulin-like growth factor 2 (IGF-2, or sometimes with Roman Numeral as IGF-II) is thought to be a primary growth factor required for early development while IGF-1 expression is required for achieving maximal growth. (wikipedia.org)
  • however
  • However, the average only takes age, height, and sex into account, not built or any other factors that could affect your own peak flow. (healthboards.com)
  • It is somewhat difficult to relate this finding to the mammals, however, because in the smaller organism there are many genes (at least 37 in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans) that are "insulin-like" or "IGF-1-like", whereas in the mammals insulin-like proteins comprise only seven members (insulin, IGFs, relaxins, EPIL, and relaxin-like factor)[citation needed]. (wikipedia.org)
  • possible
  • BACKGROUND: Advances in prenatal diagnosis make it possible to detect many fetal pathologies for which a termination of pregnancy (TOP) is possible in France. (biomedsearch.com)
  • It makes possible for you to increase your muscle mass. (viagraonlinewithoutprescription.com.au)
  • The equipment used for these tests is becoming increasingly portable, making it possible for a clinician to travel to a hospital, to a doctor's office, or to a nursing home for both inpatient and outpatient studies. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • In those buildings littering the skyline, countless people are having sex. (maisonneuve.org)
  • Bill C-36 was created with the purported purpose of protecting sex workers, but the very people it aims to protect say it will create a more dangerous and precarious working environment. (maisonneuve.org)
  • Sex has always been a topic that people shy away from talking about, whether HIV+ or negative. (thebody.com)
  • Under the rule being considered by the city's Board of Health, which is likely to be adopted soon, people born in the city would be able to change the documented sex on their birth certificates by providing affidavits from a doctor and a mental health professional laying out why their patients should be considered members of the opposite sex, and asserting that their proposed change would be permanent. (blogspot.com)
  • More people are bringing Mother Earth into their bedrooms (kinky) and sex toy companies have taken note, with recyclable packaging, products made from recycled and biodegradable materials, and rechargeable vibrating motors becoming the norm on sex shop shelves. (laweekly.com)
  • The flooding that created the Lake Volta reservoir displaced many people and had a significant impact on the environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • newly
  • The newly created glycerol is either transformed into glucose (gluconeogenesis) in the liver or later reesterified into triglycerides for fat storage. (anabolicminds.com)
  • citation needed
  • medical citation needed] Insulin-like growth factor 1 has been shown to bind and interact with all the IGF-1 binding proteins (IGFBPs), of which there are seven: IGFBP1, IGFBP2, IGFBP3, IGFBP4, IGFBP5, IGFBP6, and IGFBP7. (wikipedia.org)
  • world
  • It's clear that the American public -- at least those not afraid of a little dildo or two -- are allowing the green/organic trend to penetrate their lives and fortunately there are enough products from every corner of the sex world to cater to even the most persnickety. (laweekly.com)
  • Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life's great moments. (flipboard.com)
  • Myopia has been increasing rapidly throughout the developed world, suggesting environmental factors must be important. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lake Volta is the largest man-made lake in the world by surface area. (wikipedia.org)
  • considerable
  • Ann Oakley's sex/gender dichotomy has had a considerable influence on sociologists defining masculine and feminine behavior as regulated, policed, and reproduced in our society, as well as the power structures relating to the concepts. (wikipedia.org)
  • good
  • Sex is an important part of life and an activity that is good for our mental, spiritual and physical health. (thebody.com)
  • Boutique sex store Good Vibrations has released the results of a recent survey conducted to figure out how sex toy shoppers feel about going green. (laweekly.com)
  • workers
  • The government has shifted the focus to the johns and created a legislative regime that assumes two things: that all johns are predatory and that all sex workers are vulnerable and exploited. (maisonneuve.org)
  • Anyone who receives a material or financial benefitfrom sex workers can also be charged, except those who have a "legitimate living arrangement" with the worker. (maisonneuve.org)
  • marriage
  • Even before the Obergefell v. Hodges Supreme Court ruling making same-sex marriage legal across all the states of the United States, same-sex marriage was legal in all of the New England states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont, as well as in the neighboring states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2004, Massachusetts became the first state in the United States to legalize same-sex marriage, to be followed by three more states between October 2008 and June 2009. (wikipedia.org)
  • The region holds a number of firsts on same-sex marriage: Vermont was the first state to enact it through legislative means and not because of a judicial ruling, and Maine was the first state to have a governor sign a same-sex marriage bill that was not the result of a court decision. (wikipedia.org)
  • With Rhode Island legalizing same sex marriage, all New England states have same-sex marriage. (wikipedia.org)
  • In other parts of the country, while support for same-sex marriage had been gaining steadily, it was still a minority view. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, voters in most New England states cannot initiate constitutional amendments, which has been a common strategy in preventing same-sex marriage elsewhere. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are a number of demographics which worked to same-sex marriage proponents' favor: New England is regarded as the least religious region of the country, and religiosity has been tied in polls to opposition to same-sex marriage. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are a large number of Democrats in New England, and Democrats are more likely than Republicans and independents to support same-sex marriage. (wikipedia.org)
  • activity
  • IGF-1 has also been referred to as a "sulfation factor" and its effects were termed "nonsuppressible insulin-like activity" (NSILA) in the 1970s. (wikipedia.org)
  • levels
  • Other factors such as poverty, low levels of education and literacy, political instability combined with gender inequality make the tasks challenging. (wikipedia.org)
  • important
  • Rechargeable motors in lieu of battery-operated buzzers and products sold in (and made using) recyclable materials were important (in average) to about half of those surveyed. (laweekly.com)
  • Normally eye development is largely genetically controlled, but it has been shown that the visual environment is an important factor in determining ocular development. (wikipedia.org)
  • ready
  • For instance, the collection's 'Liz' leggings (from $152), look like well-worn skinny jeans but are made of a nylon-blend fabric that's yoga ready. (hollywoodreporter.com)
  • decision
  • Battery-powered, it would use an RF link to a portable computer running a spectral analysis routine together with input from an oximeter (monitoring the degree of blood oxygenation, which a stroke might impair) to make the automatic decision to administer the drug. (wikipedia.org)
  • stories
  • Bosses are furious about stories of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll behind the scenes on a show for a family audience," said a source close to the show, which offers behind-the-scenes footage of the contestants on two spin-off series. (upi.com)
  • found
  • It is only one of many factors that influence aggression and the effects of previous experience and environmental stimuli have been found to correlate more strongly. (viagraonlinewithoutprescription.com.au)
  • As sex-linked dwarf broiler breeder hens can bring about normal sized broiler chickens, sex-linked recessive dwarfism found application in poultry industry since the last decades of the 20th century. (wikipedia.org)