Sex News Round Up: Evelyn Hooker, Pimp Daddy Facebook & Valentine’s Day

- A look back at how Evelyn Hooker challenged the myth that homosexuality is a mental disorder [APA]
- Clarisse Thorn explores body issues, physical health and S&M [Clarisse Thorn]
- MSNBC explores upticks in Viagra use around Valentine’s Day and quotes me as well as Dr. Irwin Goldstein (editor of the Journal of Sexual Medicine) [MSNBC]
- Blisstree gives tips – again, courtesy of yours truly – for Valentine’s Day that are aimed at the “romantically timid” [Blisstree]
- Even owls use condoms! [YouTube]
- A colleague and I are interviewed about sex in America and condom use [Boston Globe]
- Home & Lifestyles magazine profiles me and my work [H&L]
- Can Facebook can replace pimps? [Jezebel]
- Sex books make good Valentine’s Day gifts. Like this one (biased, I know).

About Dr. Debby Herbenick

Dr. Debby Herbenick

Dr. Debby Herbenick is a sex researcher at Indiana University, sexual health educator at The Kinsey Institute, columnist, and author of five books about sex and love. Learn more about her work at www.sexualhealth.indiana.edu.