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Sexual Statistics Review Session

February 28, 2012
Sexual Statistics Review Session

From my perspective, the biggest challenge in grappling with hookup culture is not that everyone is doing it, but that everyone thinks everyone else is doing it. After Vox Day collected some stats from his readers about their sexual history and attitudes, reader Megaman linked to the most recent CDC data on sexual partners in […]

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89% of College Students Hate Hookup Culture

October 7, 2011
89% of College Students Hate Hookup Culture

Academic inquiry about the effects of the hookup script on the SMP is still in its relative infancy. To date, most research has focused on college students, although there is some evidence that as students accustomed to hookup culture graduate, they are taking these norms with them. The last vestiges of dating can be found […]

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A Young Feminist Speaks Out Against Hooking Up

September 20, 2011
A Young Feminist Speaks Out Against Hooking Up

I received the following email from a reader. The most gratifying testimonial everrrrr. It’s unique in my life as a blogger, and very meaningful. Whoo hoo, we flipped a feminist! Seriously, though, I give Steph enormous credit for seeing beyond the political to observe the very real personal costs to women who participate in hookup […]

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When Putting Out Means Losing Out

June 13, 2011
When Putting Out Means Losing Out

Hi Susan,   Last month, I was visiting my alma mater for a week, hanging out with friends, and I met this guy who is friends with some of my friends and who I’ve heard about for awhile – my friends have wanted me to meet him because they say we are “male/female versions of […]

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Who’s Really Having Sex in College?

April 28, 2011
Who’s Really Having Sex in College?

We talk an awful lot here about numbers. How many women are promiscuous, what percentage of women go for jerks, and whether there is a significant percentage of women exercising impulse control on college campuses, or even just avoiding the hookup scene altogether. What percentage of guys get laid in college? Are 20% of them […]

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