University | 9:01 pm | December 11, 2012 | By Yale Daily News

Wednesday’s Buzz: 12.12.12

Sex Week 2012

THE NEWS Sex Week is returning to Yale this academic year. The weeklong series of events on sex-related topics usually takes place once every two years, but students decided to start hosting the event series annually in order to make Sex Week more institutionalized and familiar to students. Organizers decided to abridge the event series into »

University | 11:08 am | August 27, 2012 | By Julia Zorthian

New book critiques Yale’s sex culture

Nathan Harden '09 levels serious critiques of Yale and Sex Week in his new book.

Welcome to Yale, freshmen — now take off your pants. That’s what freshman orientation might be like at the Yale portrayed in “Sex and God at Yale: Porn, Political Correctness, and a Good Education Gone Bad,” a new book by Nathan Harden ’09 that slams the University for allegedly creating a sex-obsessed culture. “Sex and »

University | 4:08 pm | February 9, 2012 | By Caroline Tan

Sex Week puts out video promoting STI testing

Eli walks a thousand miles and learns all about STIs in a new promotional video.

As part of Sex Week 2012’s “Get Tested!” campaign, organizers have released a promotional video encouraging sexual health. The video features a typical Yale student named “Eli,” who rocks a Yale sweatshirt and backwards “Y” baseball cap. As Eli shuffles through the libraries of life, narrator Spencer Klavan ’13 tells viewers about sexually transmitted infections »

University | 12:06 am | February 7, 2012 | By Dan Stein

True Love Week interrupted by “kiss in”

A number of students staged a "kiss in" Monday night.

At the second event of True Love Week on Monday night, love was certainly in the air — especially for the group of Yalies who staged a “kiss in.” As Bijan Aboutorabi ’13, a member of Undergraduates for a Better Yale College, introduced the night’s featured speaker, Providence College Prof. Anthony Esolen, he said he »

University | 11:20 am | January 19, 2012 | By Tapley Stephenson

Yale scientist suggests “G-spot” isn’t real

Edouard Manet's "A Bar at the Folies-Bergère."

Yale urologist Amichai Kilchevsky published a study in the Jan. 12 issue of the Journal of Sexual Medicine suggesting that the fabled “G-spot,” the erogenous zone inside the vagina purported to provide intense pleasure during intercourse, does not exist. To find evidence of the G-spot, Kilchevsky ran a search of published work between 1950 and »