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Love & Sex

A study conducted by author Joan Sauers for her new book, Sex Lives of Australian Women, found that 20 percent of Australian women have admitted to having a sexual encounter in an internet chatroom. “As a society, we increasingly rely on technology to get the job done, whatever the job is,” she writes in the… READ MORE »


News

The Australian man who said he was going to auction off everything in his life, including a few friends, after a bad breakup opened up bids on eBay yesterday. The reserve price was $500,000, but bidding has gone as high as $2.2 million. This guy will probably make a huge profit on his possessions, and… READ MORE »


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Cougar, spinster, playgirl, bachelorette. So many slang terms all mean the same thing: a single gal who lives on her own and on her own terms, like Kylie Minogue (chart topping dance hits and spandex booty shorts not required). But a new word has been coined in the U.K. and Australia: “freemale”. A freemale… READ MORE »


Celebs

Kylie Minogue, who just turned the big 4-0 last week, has made women want to wear more spandex, sing at the top of their lungs, and dance like there’s no tomorrow. She’s beaten breast cancer and has also proved that Billboard hits aren’t the only charts she’s been affecting. Since openly talking about her battle… READ MORE »


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FHM magazine in Australia conducted an online poll of 57,000 men, and 28 percent of them said they hoped to marry a virgin, while 41 percent wanted to marry women who had five sexual partners or fewer. The survey respondents were mostly college-educated, employed men in their late 20s, which makes me wonder, if Australian… READ MORE »


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Australia has always seemed like a cool place to me, and now, in the gay community, it’s going to be a little bit more awesome (but just a little). The government said today that it plans to remove discrimination against same-sex couples from 100 or so laws. Under the proposed changes, gay couples in long-term… READ MORE »


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Last week, we saw that the less-populated West tends to be more man-filled than the East coast. Now, data from Australia is beginning to make us wonder whether highly populated areas, aka cities, are bad for relationships in general. According to census figures from Australia, in populations of more than 100,000 people, 12.5 percent of… READ MORE »


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On a list of things that gross us the eff out, incest falls somewhere between scalping and the word “cutlet”. That why the story of an Australian father and daughter who had two kids together (the first died, the second is healthy) is making us heave up our Au Bon Pain. But John and Jenny… READ MORE »


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A member of parliament in Australia is proposing that men should carry around sex contracts in their pocket, “next to their condoms.” Women would sign the contract saying they agree to have sex, hopefully decreasing the number of false rape allegations. Not only would women have to sign the contract, but they would also have… READ MORE »


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One in four young men and one in three young women in Northern Ireland said they were drunk the first time they had sex, according to a study. Happy St. Patrick’s Day! [BBC and Health Promotion Agency]
Men are subconsciously attracted to fairer skin because of its association with purity, innocence, modesty, and goodness, while… READ MORE »


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Sure the 50-Foot Woman can kick anyone’s butt, but now a new study has shown she’s at a higher risk to have to fight off skin cancer too. According to an Australian scientist, Dr. Catherine Olsen, from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research, the tallest quarter of the 5,000 women she studied were 30% more… READ MORE »


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In honor of Australia’s 30th Gay Mardi Gras, a website tallied votes to make a definitive list of The 50 Gayest Songs of All Time…and according to this catalogue, my iTunes makes me a bigger ‘mo than Harvey Fierstein! While dance floor divas Madonna, Gloria Gaynor, The Village People, Donna Summer, Diana Ross, and Cher… READ MORE »


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A rare colorless diamond — 101.27 carats — will be auctioned off in Hong Kong in late May and is expected to go for at least $6 million. Be sure to alert your boyfriend so that he can bid on what is sure to become your engagement ring. [AHN]

The Raelians, a cult-like group,… READ MORE »


Guys

“Your eyes are the same color as my Porsche.” While this pick-up line may have success in Germany, according to a Times Online article on international dating styles, all men find themselves constantly fumbling for a way to impress the ladies. From handling finances to feminism, guys around the globe chimed in with their whiny… READ MORE »


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There’s a new condom with a cutesy name in town. Proper Attire condoms, which are “Required for Entry” were inspired by the world of fashion—from the name and female-focused packaging to the fig-leaf logo (“clothing in its most primitive form,” according to the brand manager). The condoms will soon be available in boutiques, chic hotels,… READ MORE »


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