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Apr
14

How does promiscuity in females impact evolution? – Genetic Literacy Project


Genetic Literacy Project

How does promiscuity in females impact evolution?
Genetic Literacy Project
But when females are promiscuous, sexual selection gets even more interesting. If a female mates with different males in quick succession then the sperm of those males compete for the female's eggs. This is one of the reasons that the males of many

Apr
11

Promiscuous birds challenge the idea that more sexual partners speeds up evolution – The Independent


The Independent

Promiscuous birds challenge the idea that more sexual partners speeds up evolution
The Independent
The traditional thinking is that promiscuity intensifies sexual selection, an evolutionary process whereby individuals develop traits that help them gain more mates and offspring. This should speed up evolution, leading to the rapid formation of new

Apr
11

Sexual promiscuity may slow down a species’ evolution, study finds … – The Independent


The Independent

Sexual promiscuity may slow down a species' evolution, study finds …
The Independent
Tinder fans beware: a new study suggests promiscuity may be slowing down the evolution of species. Sexual reproduction, in which organisms choose a mate …
Sleeping around makes it hard to speciate around by mixing genes …ZME Science

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Apr
11

Promiscuity slows down evolution of new species – Science Daily


Science Daily

Promiscuity slows down evolution of new species
Science Daily
However new research in birds, published in the leading academic journal Evolution, overturns the conventional wisdom and suggests that promiscuity actually slows down the evolution of new species. A research team led by the University of Bath, Cardiff …

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Apr
7

A gay president – Philippine Star

A gay president
Philippine Star
and my friend said: 'Because gays are said to be promiscuous. They salivate at the sight of flesh. They're predators. They prey on young boys.' I said, 'Excuse me. Some gays are promiscuous. Some women are promiscuous. Some men are promiscuous.

Mar
24

Grindr’s ‘gaymoji’ play to stereotypes of promiscuity – The Guardian

Grindr's 'gaymoji' play to stereotypes of promiscuity
The Guardian
Grindr's “gaymoji” (Pass notes, G2, 22 March) serve as an unfortunate reminder of the widespread conflation of being gay and being promiscuous – one that causes thousands of gay people, particularly men, across the world to believe that their …

Mar
22

What to Do If Your Teenager Is Promiscuous – LifeZette


LifeZette

What to Do If Your Teenager Is Promiscuous
LifeZette
I've watched parents raise children for 30 years (and raised four of my own), so I know how challenging it can be. Here, I share a question that came to me as a pediatrician, as well as my answer to this parent. I hope that this will be helpful for

Mar
16

Party unable to curb immoral activities in Kelantan, says MCA leader … – The Star Online


The Star Online

Party unable to curb immoral activities in Kelantan, says MCA leader …
The Star Online
KOTA BARU: PAS should be ashamed for failing to address social ills in Kelantan despite its tight religious policing.
PAS' moral policing a failure, says Kelantan MCA – MalaysiakiniMalaysiakini (subscription)

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Mar
7

Parents ‘assaulted teen after she posted promiscuous pictures on Facebook’, court hears – Irish Independent


Irish Independent

Parents 'assaulted teen after she posted promiscuous pictures on Facebook', court hears
Irish Independent
THE parents of a 15-year-old girl have appeared in court accused of assaulting her after she posted promiscuous pictures of herself on Facebook. The teen's father was was before Cork District Court yesterday, while her mother was also in court facing …
Girl assaulted by parents after posting photos online | Irish ExaminerIrish Examiner

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Feb
10

Sex on ‘arrest’ as churches battle Val’s Day promiscuity – GhanaWeb


GhanaWeb

Sex on 'arrest' as churches battle Val's Day promiscuity
GhanaWeb
Valentine's Day is barely four days from today and the churches are working hard to engage the youth with series of godly programmes so they do not have the opportunity to involve in promiscuous activities. Instead of taking their partners to hotels

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