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Opinion | Non-inclusive sex ed puts LGBTQ+ youth at risk

Opinion | Non-inclusive sex ed puts LGBTQ+ youth at risk

By Julia Kreutzer, Staff Columnist

February 14, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

To decrease the number of LGBTQ+ individuals put at risk, inclusive education is needed to keep students safe and encourage security in their sexual and gender identities.

Slaying the Pittsburgh drag scene

Slaying the Pittsburgh drag scene

By Alexa Marzina, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Art, Culture, Top Stories

While drag seems to have a very sexualized culture in mainstream media, it is just another form of performing arts, and it is popular in Pittsburgh.

Opinion | Leave vaginas out of feminism

Opinion | Leave vaginas out of feminism

By Leah Mensch, Staff Columnist

February 14, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

The vagina has become a symbol of resistance against female oppression, but the female gender is much more complicated than a body part.

Around the bases: defining hookup euphemisms

Around the bases: defining hookup euphemisms

By The Pitt News Staff

February 14, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized, Video, Visual

First base, second base, third base, home. We've heard these euphemisms to describe varying levels of intimacy since grade school, but it seems no one can agree on exactly what they mean. Some of us at The Pitt News had strong opinions, but in the end, it's up to you to decide. Despite the stories w...

Sex in the ’60s: The more things change, the more they stay the same

Sex in the ’60s: The more things change, the more they stay the same

By Shawn Cooke / A&E Editor

February 13, 2015


Filed under Art, Culture

It’s natural to think of frank, unapologetic, casual sex as a modern creation. Since we’re always just a “right swipe” away from being matched with a potential partner, it may seem like we’ve reached the hook-up culture’s high-water mark.But sexual liberation dates back to long before Gener...

Athlete sees benefit of sex on the field

Athlete sees benefit of sex on the field

By Chris Puzia / Sports Editor

February 13, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Features

Prince Amukamara is getting action in more places than on the football field, and one of his teammates is making sure everybody knows it.The 2011 draft pick and New York Giants cornerback had not initially performed up to his first-round draft choice billing due to injuries and poor performance. But h...

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