• Porn

    by Sharan Abdul-Rahman, MD
    on Oct 14th, 2015

A recent article was published in the Economist regarding the presence and potential effects of porn seen on the Internet. (highly recommended read "Pornography A user's manual" .Economist.September 26, 2015)

In 1986, the federal commission concluded that pornography

thereby presenting a clear danger to American public health.

Since then for many young men porn has become a source of sex education. This was elucidated by Cindy Gallop as she began dating men in their 20's. Her Ted talk is below and well worth watching.

I agree with the Denmark approach of making sex education compulsory including the use of pornographic material so that our children will better understand the issues of gender equality, safe sex and the meaning of consent.

Author Sharan Abdul-Rahman, MD

You Might Also Enjoy...

Ways to avoid vaginal dryness

POST MENOPAUSE VAGINAL DRYNESS. More common than you might think.. affecting many women who are too embarrassed to speak about it.

What’s a Phthalate?

Phthalates are endocrine disruptive chemicals. They are present in our food, our beauty, health and home products. They are ubiquitous. They can pose health risks.

Updates on Female Sexual Health

Acknowledging that there is a need for a solution is the first step in solving the problem. Female sexual health is important. The following is an update as to what is currently available and what is needed..

ABORTION 2019

Recent changes at the state level are making the availability of having an abortion increasingly more difficult. Collectively, we need to consider if this makes sense for the well being of our society and not get entrenched in ideological battles.

WITH EACH MENSTRUAL CYCLE -- ARE YOU BLEEDING TOO MUCH?

Besides being embarrassing, excessive menstrual bleeding can lead to serious medical problems. Many women are having excessive menstrual flow and are unaware that their health issues such as fatigue, anemia are related to their heavy cycles.