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Nov. 12th, 2007 @ 08:52 pm (no subject)
Hi!

I'm posting this to all of my communities, I know it might be off topic, and I'll remove it if it's a problem. However, I am trying to get as much information as possible, from all around the world.

I'm a senior in college and I'm doing research for a project for school, and polling people will help me with this. (For the record - this is going above and beyond what I need for the project, I don't need anyone to 'do my homework for me.' I really already have all of the information I need, this will just be additional statistics.) I would greatly appreciate any input! You can pass this on to your friends if you think they would be interested in participating.

The project has to do with the age of sexual consent in the United States compared to that of other countries.

All comments are screened. If anonymous posting does not work here, go to petite_tadpole and reply on my post there, it is definitely anonymous capable. Answer as many or few of the questions as you feel comfortable.


This is what I want to know from you:
1) Biologically: Male or female
1b) Psycho-sexually how do you identify?

2) Sexual Orientation?

3) Where did you grow up (or where did you spend the majority of your adolescent and teen years)?

4) Describe in general the type of sexual education you received. (Did you mostly learn from friends? Parents? School? Did they teach about condoms, birth control, STDs? Did they just tell you sex is bad, don't do it!? Did you have access to condoms and other birth control/protective devices etc...)

5) How old were you the first time you engaged in sexual activities willingly?
5a) If you have not engaged in such activities, what influenced your decision? Religious values, parents, just haven't found the right person?

6) How old are you now?

7) Anything else you would like to add :)

Thanks!!

cross-posted everywhere, sorry!
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petite_tadpole:
Jun. 14th, 2007 @ 04:38 am Polite Request

Hi, I've been a long time lurker of this community, mostly because I like reading, but never really had anything major to post.

I'm working to set up an online sex-toy shop, but, one of the key things in doing any shop/business etc, is making sure you have what people want, don't have what people don't want etc. Obviously I can't please all the people all the time, but I'd like to try to get some "majority opinions".
I'm trying to round up as many "willing volunteers" to answer some polls/market research type things, but I don't want to spam lots of communities with polls on a regular basis. This is an "alt" journal for me, and in a rare moment of madness, I'm going to link my alt to my main journal, because thats where I've stuck the poll.

If there's anybody out there, who can spare 5 minutes or so to go to the poll and fill it in, I'd be forever grateful. It doesn't matter if you're British, American, from elsewhere, the great thing about the internet is it brings everybody together into one amalgamated heap! :)

This is the only time I'm going to bug the community on this, bar perhaps a brief plug when the site is up and running (Mod: Would this be ok?), so if you're willing to continue answering polls for me, offering input etc, then please leave a comment on the post and I'll keep you in the loop.
The only person who can see the actual answers given is me, although obviously for vote type things the number of answers are shown, you do need to be signed in to answer it tho (much to my annoyance, I'd far rather offer it as an entirely anonymous poll).


The Poll can be found here


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ulciscor:
Jan. 30th, 2007 @ 10:23 pm (no subject)
I was diagnosed with Trichomoniasis on Jan. 25th. I took the anti-bacterial medication that was prescribed to me, but I still have a lot of vaginal irritation and itching. I haven't had sex since I have been diagnosed.

Does anyone have experiance with this disease?
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plant
_d76:
Dec. 23rd, 2006 @ 07:18 pm 411 on Anal Sex
Current Mood: curiouscurious
Could someone please share their knowledge about anal sex. My husband is very interested in this and the few times that we have tried we were unsuccessful in the sense that I cannot relax enough and it was very uncomfortable.

I am always willing to try new things but in this case I am not understanding how this is suppose to be pleasurable.

Are there certain things that can be done in preparation for anal sex?
What lubes or condoms are recommended?
Are there particular positions that work best?
How can one train their anus to receive?

Any input you could offer would be truly appreciated.
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Favorite Passtime
eternallysacred:
Dec. 4th, 2006 @ 08:32 pm (no subject)
Okay, so, I got a new sex toy. This is cool. However, it smells funny. Not like USED funny, but like... packaged funny. It has this plasticy yucky smell. I've washed it in soap, special sex toy cleaning stuff, and rinsed it forEVER in hot water. It still smells.

Any suggestions?
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hung like a moose
petite_tadpole:
Jan. 18th, 2006 @ 09:54 pm for the sake of research
All you ladies out there...for the sake of research:

Men's Health Magazine Survey
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calvin and hobbes
sqeeter:
Dec. 29th, 2005 @ 09:35 am (no subject)
Question:

Do you make sex a priority in your life, or is it a nice little side bonus?
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me
athenagrace:
Dec. 22nd, 2005 @ 08:27 pm Help?
My significant other just bought some KY Warming Lube for us to use (we're both still virgins) and I was just wondering if it was safe for vaginal use? The warming sounds nice, but I'm afraid it might also cause irritation. If anyone has an experience with this, I'd love to hear about it.
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ymir x christa
seraphicideals:
Dec. 8th, 2005 @ 08:52 pm Guys Flush Those Ducts!
According to an article in BBC News, you are less likely to acquire prostate cancer if you masturbate regularly...

read more here.
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calvin and hobbes
sqeeter:
Nov. 25th, 2005 @ 09:26 am Hope everyone had a Happy T-day
I hope everyone is sufficiently stuffed with Holiday foods and is now lazing on the couch :)

Now for my quick little bit:

If you are sexually active -- and I hope most people are -- make it a goal this year to get tested. If you're in a monogamous relationship where ya both started out as virgins, I'm not talking to you, go back to eating your pumpking pie.

For everyone else . . . get tested. Yeah, yeah, it's not the most fun thing in the world, I know, but it's the responsible thing to do. There are so many nasty little bugs out there that are easily treated by a good dose of antibiotics, but if left untreated can lead to serious infertility problems plus just general uckiness (do I NEED to go into what happens if you leave the syph untreated?)

So yeah, start the new year off healthy.

And now for my more entertaining little bit:

Masturbation.

How often do you do it?
What are your thoughts?


Me, two times a week, sometimes more if I'm not getting any sack action with my partner.
I am a huge proponent of masturbation, for several reasons:
1. Safe sex. Safe sex. Safe sex.
2. If you don't know what turns YOU on, how are you supposed to communicate it to a partner.

I don't know too many guys who haven't masturbated, but I'm continually shocked by the number of women I still hear say "Oh GOD no -- it's so icky and . . . gross."

To me, there is nothing icky or gross about it. While many guys can get off in the normal way (up, down, up, down, wash, rinse, repeat) the female orgasm can be a wily and tricky affair. So practice at it, and practice alot.

I think it's a damn shame that Joycelyn Elders, former Surgeon General, actually LOST HER JOB for being a proponent for masturbation.

So let's get it out in the open, try it (if you aren't actually doing it already), and have a little safe fun.
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me
athenagrace: