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Can you have sex during the coronavirus pandemic?

Can you have sex during the coronavirus pandemic? It’s a question many of us are asking ourselves, and Google, at the moment. Here’s what we know.

<em>Crikey</em>'s correspondent-at-large traces the history of Western sexual liberation.

Rundle: a tale of civilisation, repression and the joy of S&M

Crikey's correspondent-at-large traces the history of Western sexual liberation.

A reliance on digital technology is destroyed our ability to feel empathy, according to new research. And as empathy disintegrates, so does trust and close personal relationships.

How email destroys relationships

A reliance on digital technology is destroyed our ability to feel empathy, according to new research. And as empathy disintegrates, so does trust and close personal relationships.

Last week, NSW Labor MP Greg Donnelly <a href="http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/mp-slams-lady-gaga-in-bizarre-sexually-explicit-speech-to-parliament/story-e6freuy9-1225843219258l">remarked</a> that singers like Beyonce and Lady Gaga are encouraging sexual violence against women with their raunchy attitudes. Um, that's not quite how rape occurs, writes <b>lauredhel</b>.

The day Lady Gaga made it into Australian parliament

Last week, NSW Labor MP Greg Donnelly remarked that singers like Beyonce and Lady Gaga are encouraging sexual violence against women with their raunchy attitudes. Um, that's not quite how rape occurs, writes lauredhel.

From Genghis Khan -- a direct ancestor of 8% of Central Asia -- to the LA basketballer who claims to have slept with <em>20,000</em> women, <em>Nerve</em> uncovers the most influential sex lives in history.

History’s greatest sex lives

From Genghis Khan -- a direct ancestor of 8% of Central Asia -- to the LA basketballer who claims to have slept with 20,000 women, Nerve uncovers the most influential sex lives in history.

Press a button and a woman's boobs will grow and she'll fetch you a beer. Yes, such a product exists! And as lawyer Katie Robertson learnt this week, you can just press a button and create a little media storm as well.

The media on Borders’ Control a Woman

Press a button and a woman's boobs will grow and she'll fetch you a beer. Yes, such a product exists! And as lawyer Katie Robertson learnt this week, you can just press a button and create a little media storm as well.

Apparently young folk don't use the word "gay" anymore -- it's "same sex attracted males" and "same sex attracted females". Should we now saw SSAM and SSAF? asks <b>W.H. Chong</b>. And will they have ssaf sex?

Wordwatch: gay, or ssam and ssaf?

Apparently young folk don't use the word "gay" anymore -- it's "same sex attracted males" and "same sex attracted females". Should we now saw SSAM and SSAF? asks W.H. Chong. And will they have ssaf sex?

Lara Bingle may have given the AFL a free kick in standing by its pin-up boy Brendan Fevola -- but her "dubious scruples" don't justify the AFL in taking it, says <b>Caroline Wilson</b>.

Wilson: Bingle is not fair game

Lara Bingle may have given the AFL a free kick in standing by its pin-up boy Brendan Fevola -- but her "dubious scruples" don't justify the AFL in taking it, says Caroline Wilson.

In a bizarre piece, <b>Mandy Sayer</b> -- wife of Louis Nowra, author of the <a href="http://www.crikey.com.au/2010/03/08/razer-the-monthlys-louis-nowra-needs-a-good-vajazzling/">controversial</a> Germaine Greer piece in <em>The Monthly</em> -- fights the criticism of her husband in the media. Yes, he's a woman-hating jerk who does all the cooking, cleaning and shopping at home. Ahem.

Louis Nowra’s wife: Yep, my husband is a misogynist jerk

In a bizarre piece, Mandy Sayer -- wife of Louis Nowra, author of the controversial Germaine Greer piece in The Monthly -- fights the criticism of her husband in the media. Yes, he's a woman-hating jerk who does all the cooking, cleaning and shopping at home. Ahem.

Tony Abbott's comments on homosexuality -- saying he felt "threatened" by gays -- have been roundly attacked as homophobic. Now Tony has a chance to repent, resplendent in the latest designer speedos. Will he accept?

‘Threatened’ Tony has opportunity to repent — in budgies

Tony Abbott's comments on homosexuality -- saying he felt "threatened" by gays -- have been roundly attacked as homophobic. Now Tony has a chance to repent, resplendent in the latest designer speedos. Will he accept?

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