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Study to explore cancer survivorship, sexuality

Nov. 9, 2017—Amid the intense discussions around head and neck cancer (HNC) treatment and survivorship planning, sexuality — an important quality of life issue — may understandably not be discussed. When and in what manner do patients with HNC want to talk about the impact the disease may have on their sexuality?

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Expert: Stop complaining about the moral decline of Western society

Apr. 3, 2015—Morality is not declining in the modern world, says Edward Rubin, University Professor of Law and Political Science, in a new book. Instead, a new morality is replacing the previous one.

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LGBTQI Life offering Safe Zone workshop Nov. 13

Nov. 7, 2013—The Safe Zone workshop is a three-hour interactive workshop that encourages student, faculty and staff to explore their personal identities, cultural identities, privilege and what it means to be an Ally.

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Gender, Sexuality and Race

Oct. 8, 2013—Moderator Charles E. Scott, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus; Director of the Warren Center, 1987-1993 Jean Feerick, English, John Carroll University; Warren Center Fellow, 2005-2006 Gilbert Herdt, Sexuality Studies, San Francisco State University; Warren Center Fellow 1997-1998 Richard King, History, University of Nottingham; Warren Center Fellow 2001-2002 Benita Roth, Sociology, Binghamton University; Warren Center Fellow...

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VanDIY: Talking with your children and teens about sexuality

Oct. 16, 2012—VanDIY will present “Beyond the Birds and the Bees: How to Talk With Your Children and Teens About Sexuality” from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at the Student Life Center, lower level rooms 1 and 2. At some point, parents will face a time when they have to address sexuality topics with their...

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Spelling out HIV risk in urban China

Jun. 27, 2012—Research reveals clues to HIV risk in Chinese men who have sex with other men.

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Sex for Life

Mar. 1, 2012—Sociologist Laura Carpenter examines the evolution of intimacy over the lifespan Did you know that sexually transmitted infections are on the rise in retirement homes? How about that some gay men who get the right to marry are apparently more likely to indulge in affairs, with the knowledge and consent of their partners? This is...

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Sociologist Laura Carpenter delves into the intricacies of intimacy

Feb. 14, 2012—Meet sociology professor Laura Carpenter, Vanderbilt's resident "sexpert." Her research interests include virginity loss and how chronic illness affects the sex lives of patients.

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TIPSHEET: Vanderbilt University expert on homosexuality and the black church available to media

Sep. 29, 2010—In light of the charges against Bishop Eddie Long, Vanderbilt sociologist Richard Pitt is available for comment to media. Pitt’s research interests include the intersection of sexual identity and religion. He looks specifically at homosexuality and the black church in his papers “Killing the Messenger: Gay Black Men’s Negotiation of Anti-Gay Religious Messages,” and “Still...

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