This is the study the article mentions.
Does the study have those conclusions?
Not really. The experimental results could equally be explained by a simpler conclusion, that people are less likely to ask others out when they feel disappointed, deflated or embarrassed by something (in this case, the public revelation of a poor test result). The researchers ...
What the writings by Sullins say
Invisible Victims: Delayed Onset Depression among Adults with Same-Sex Parents is available online:
Retrospective questions at Waves III and IV asked about adult mistreatment during childhood, including whether a parent or caregiver had “slapped, hit or kicked you,” said “things that hurt your feelings or made you feel you ...
The invasive virginity test:
began at an unknown time but probably around 1965 (a retired police officer remembered having the test in 1965).
was exposed by Human Rights Watch in 2014. At this time, according to the HRW report, it was defended by the military.
was criticized by the Indonesian government's own Center for Political Studies in 2015 as a ...
I'd like to know if that scientific article existed
No, it seems that the Liebowitz study is completely made up.
The MSNBC Article
The link that is given doesn't work anymore. But using the wayback machine, it can be seen what article was hosted on that link in 2010. It is an article about Springsteen, not about rape.
It is fair to conclude that this ...
See Genital Anatomy in Pregnant Adolescents: “Normal” Does Not Mean “Nothing Happened” Pediatrics, January 2004, volume 113, pages e67-e69.
The purpose of this study was to summarize the medical history and genital examination findings in 36 adolescents who were pregnant at the time of, or shortly before, their sexual abuse examination. The medical ...
Here are excerpts from an article written for Psychology Today
The Rare Truth About "Tight" and "Loose" Women
Post published by Michael Castleman M.A. on Sep 16, 2011 in All About
Many women complain that their vaginas are "too tight" or "too loose,"
and many men raise the issue about lovers. Notions of vaginal
tightness and ...
The number originates from a Rolling Stone article titled Bug Chasers by Gregory Freeman:
Cabaj estimates that at least twenty-five percent of all newly infected gay men fall into that category.
Cabaj disputes having said this:
That's totally false. I never said that. And when the fact checker called me and asked me if I said that, I said no. I said ...
Is Idaho forcing pastors to conduct same-sex weddings or face penalties?
Yes and no:
It's a real (albeit recent) story
There is a lawsuit, and it is in Idaho
The people involved are "ordained Christian ministers"
It's a city (Coeur D'Alene) ordinance, not the state's (Idaho)
That the city "would" enforce the bylaw is the opinion of the Deputy ...
A google search for "All of these men have it" "Stay away from dance halls" mainly got web 2.0 user generated content websites such as reddit and pinterest. I came across a thesis, but it gave a different year, saying that it was 1942.
By contrast, doing a search on the image gave a New Hampshire government website, with the following poster, by Montgomery ...
Yes, according to statistics (2010):
Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) of all races and ethnicities remain the population most profoundly affected by HIV.
Although MSM represent about 4% of the male population in the United States, in 2010, MSM accounted for 78% of new HIV infections among males and 63% of all new infections. MSM ...
The data this claim seems to be based on is severely limited. I applaud their efforts to bring attention to this issue, but they do not appear to be using scientific counting methods, and their data only goes back a few years.
Although not explicitly stated in the claim, the claim appears to be specific to the United States.
This document published by the ...
From the report "JUSTITSMINISTERIETS FORSKNINGSKONTOR AUGUST 2011
MENNESKERS SEKSUELLE OMGANG MED DYR En undersøgelse af dyrlægers kendskab hertil" (PDF):
Table 1 shows how many of the veterinarians during their time as practicing veterinarians have suspected that animals they have examined have been subjected to sexual intercourse with ...
The source cited in the article comment (which has a anti-homosexual slant) references this article, which does in fact show that the life expectancy of gays and bisexuals in Vancouver in 1996 was 8-20 years shorter than all men (note the large confidence interval).
The article was intended to show the effects of HIV on the life expectancy of gay men. One ...
In addition to BobTheAverage's asnwer, the claim has other notable problems (hat/tip to commenters on the question for some of them):
The claim tries to imply (not just the cracked.com image, but HRC's document it's based on) that these victims were specifically victimized because of their transgender status. The report is misleadingly called "Addressing ...
The claim is true (that he said it, not what he said)
Here is a link from a Greek news website with the video and a full quote
«Οι gay γεννιούνται κατά την ώρα του πρωκτικού έρωτα ενός straight
ζευγαριού, και μόνο αν αρέσει στη γυναίκα. Τότε, ...
According to Manual of Forensic Emergency Medicine by Ralph Riviello at page 118:
There are many enduring myths and misconceptions about the hymen. It is essential to note that first coitus does not result in any hymenal injury in a significant percentage of patients. Tampon use, sports, and prior pelvic examination do not cause hymen injury
The book ...
In 2012 it was discussed to change the animal protection law, and "animal brothels" have been a topic in these discussions (also in 2010 and maybe even before).
2012-09 - Katharina Meyer (journalist of the Badische Zeitung) composed the article Gibt es Tierbordelle in Deutschland? (Do animal brothels exist in Germany?). She investigated where the statement (...
Properly conducted longitudinal studies have found that, if anything, the trend is in the opposite direction.
Only two longitudinal and prospective studies have examined changes in sexual identity over time, both of which were conducted among young women (Diamond, 2000; 2003; Sophie, 1986). Although no comparable studies exist on the sexual identity ...
Theoretically that is rough-ballpark-correct. But that is assuming that you would need only one sperm per woman, which is unrealistic.
Using the... erm... "normal" way, not every sperm finds its way to the ovum, if there is a (fertile) ovum to be found. That is why males produce so many of them. It's a shotgun approach by evolution; the most mobile, ...
From the article linked in the question itself, their army chief of staff basically admitted they had hymen "rupture" tests:
Andika Perkasa, the Indonesian army chief of staff, told reporters on Tuesday the controversial practice had ceased.
"Previously we looked at the abdomen, genitalia in detail with the examinations of the pelvis, vagina ...
Studies by Kohler et al in 2008, Blake et al. in 2003 and Kirby et.al.'s global study in 2007 have shown that efforts to improve teenagers’ access to contraception do not increase rates of sexual activity, and in turn also produces some positive outcomes.
Per Lawrence B. Finer in 2013, "the high rate of sexual coercion among young adolescents is certainly ...
FGM Classification and sexual pleasure
The WHO categorizes FGM in four classes:
Type 1: separated in Type 1a (removal of clitoral hood/prepuce), and Type 1b (removal of the clitoris)
Type 2: separated in Type 2a (removal of the labia minora), Type 2b (removal of the clitoris and labia minora), and Type 2c (removal of the clitoris, labia minora and labia ...
I can find plenty of evidence of the opposite to be true.
Before the 1966 law went into effect,
the Romanian maternal mortality rate was
similarto those ofother Eastern European
countries. Afterward, abortion-related
maternal mortality increased to a level 10
times that of any other European country
(Figures 2 and 3). For the decade 1980 to
NO, Egale is not calling for such changes to the law.
The LifeSiteNews article links to the Egale final report.
After some discussion, the recommendations appear on page 43.
TOWARD CONSENSUAL PARITY
Repeal the ban on anal intercourse and institute a uniform age of consent.
Add new provisions to S.490.012 that provide:
Judges must ...
Is it true or fake?
The research paper in question has passed peer review, suggesting that the methodology was deemed to be sound by other experts in the field. It is conceivable that the results were faked (as occasionally happens in research) but this is very unlikely given how easy it would be to reproduce and verify the findings. In fact, there's ...
TLDR: We don't know.
There really aren't any hard numbers on how many or few Danes have had sex with an animal.
The claim portrayed in the linked article most likely stems from a Danish television show called Danmark ifølge Bubber (Trans: "Denmark according to Bubber" Bubber is a Danish celebrity of sorts). In an interview, a veterinarian states in ...
There is a study by Ryan et al about this topic. They also discuss the results of the study in this post at Rochester as well as this NYT article:
Using this methodology we identified a subgroup of participants who, despite self-identifying as highly straight, indicated some level of same-sex attraction (that is, they associated “me” with gay-related words ...
Eve having Sex with the serpent
This is also called the serpent seed theory.
The idea is that the arch angel Samael was the serpent and used that form to have sex with Eve, which then resulted in the birth of Cain.
As for the reasoning for the claim, see for example this article by Howard Schwartz:
This myth is a response to the enigmatic verse in which Eve ...
The 20 million people in the United States at a given time figure is definitely too low.
According to Prevalence of Genital Human Papillomavirus Among Females in the United States, the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2003–2006 Journal of Infectious diseases (2011) vol. 204 pages 566-573.:
Overall prevalence of any HPV type as measured ...
The whole idea that prone masturbation is harmful started in 1998 when Dr. Lawrence I. Sank proposed a theory of sexual dysfunction called Traumatic Masturbatory Syndrome (TMS) (1) .
In his journal article, Dr. Sank speculated that the habit of masturbating prone (while lying face down — tending to rub penis against your hand, the surface of the floor, bed,...