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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 sexual health resources we have on campus, and more!

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.

Pitt sports teams as past partners

Pitt sports teams as past partners

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

February 13, 2020

What if Pitt's athletes personified the teams they play for? Well, you might be in for the same disappointment felt as a fan.

Readers of erotic fan fiction get lost in a world of their own

Readers of erotic fan fiction get lost in a world of their own

By Delilah Bourque, Culture Editor

February 13, 2020

College students across the country are making these dreams a reality by taking the reigns of their favorite media and writing their own works, called fan fiction.

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

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

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 13, 2019

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

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

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

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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