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Because the United States is celebrating its one year anniversary with the COVID-19 pandemic very soon, many Pitt students have encountered a wide array of relationship experiences, including being long distance, quarantining together, breaking up or “dating” around.

‘Can I hook up with this boy?’: Couples navigate relationships, sex and COVID-19 safety

By Millicent Watt, Staff Writer February 10, 2021
As the United States nears its one year anniversary with the COVID-19 pandemic, many Pitt students have encountered a wide array of relationship experiences, from being long distance, quarantining together, breaking up or “dating around.”
Adora and Catra from the show “She-Ra and the Princesses of Power.” (Netflix/TNS)

Staff Picks: Our favorite fictional couples

By The Pitt News Staff February 10, 2021
Why would we spend hours swiping through dating apps — only to have an awkward, socially distant date in a public park — when we can live vicariously through our favorite fictional characters?
Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks’ take on Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost” is showing this Thursday through Monday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m.

Falling in love with Shakespeare on Zoom

By Ananya Pathapadu, Staff Writer February 10, 2021
Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks is bringing you a modern take on Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost” this week.
Opinion | You don’t have to declare a sexuality

Opinion | You don’t have to declare a sexuality

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor February 9, 2021
You might never be exactly sure what your sexuality is. And you don’t have to be.
Opinion | Historical sex euphemisms we need to bring back

Opinion | Historical sex euphemisms we need to bring back

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist February 9, 2021
Slang and euphemisms have been around for as long as human beings were able to speak.
Opinion | All film productions need intimacy coordinators

Opinion | All film productions need intimacy coordinators

By Rachel Soloff, Staff Columnist February 9, 2021
Film and television productions need to ensure that actors are safe and comfortable while filming intimate scenes.
Opinion | Your penis still isn’t God

Opinion | Your penis still isn’t God

By Genna Edwards, Senior Staff Columnist February 9, 2021
Our culture’s lack of open discussion about sex leads to countless situations where men treat women like pornified sex dolls.
Satire | Top 5 best and worst ways to date during a pandemic

Satire | Top 5 best and worst ways to date during a pandemic

By Alex Dolinger, Senior Staff Columnist February 9, 2021
Here are the top five best and the top five worst ways to date while remaining socially distant, in order.

VIDEO: WOTS – Sex Edition

February 13, 2020

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, love is in the air, and our annual Sex Edition has finally hit the newsstands! This week's WOTS is equally as steamy. Tune in to see what students know about...

The Vagina Monoblogs: Nine stories from down under

The Vagina Monoblogs: Nine stories from down under

By The Pitt News Staff February 13, 2020
Whatever you want to call it, about half of us are working with some version of one. These are their stories.
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