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Porn Research: Does Porn Help or Hurt?

In my opinion, a good deal of the research that has been done on the effects of porn use is sex negative and doesn’t focus on the average user. Instead it focuses on the potential for harm related to pornography use. But how can you research harm without researching the average user? Pornography Research Online is trying to do a different kind of research by targeting a more diverse group of porn users to see how they use it, why they use it, and what it means to them. The survey takes about 20-30 minutes to complete and includes multiple choice and open ended questions. Continue Reading →

Searching For Sex Along The East Coast?

I recently stumbled upon an article on nymag.com and after I read the title, I was instantly sold: “New York Sex Heat Map: ‘The Deeper Into Brooklyn You Go, the Kinkier People Get’”. And let’s be honest, who could turn down a title that has ‘sex’ and ‘kinkier’ in the same line? Moving on past the ultra-catchy title, after reading the article, I thought I’d pass it along as a fun read for all the MSP viewers (especially those who may be taking a trip to New York in the near future… just kidding… or am I?)

Just a quick recap: the article discusses a map of New York which was generated by OkCupid, an online dating website that has over seven million monthly users (most which can be found in NY). Continue Reading →