Sex and Aging

Podcast: A Sexual Awakening at 70

Podcast: A Sexual Awakening at 70

October 30, 2015

Gather round, gather round for tales of sexual exploration, pleasure, and a sense of freedom, fulfillment and finding oneself. This episode of ASHA’s Sex+Health podcast features a chat with Lynn Brown Rosenberg, author of My Sexual Awakening at 70: And What Led Me Here. Here’s a tease (see what we did there?), the author herself […]

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Celebrating Boomer Sexuality

Celebrating Boomer Sexuality

September 30, 2014

By Walker Thornton [This article originally appeared on www.kinkly.com and is republished with permission] September is World Sexual Health month, a global initiative to draw attention to the issue of sexuality in a sex-positive way. The American Sexual Health Association is spearheading the American efforts with a particular focus on Boomer Sexuality. The World Association […]

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Dildos to the Dump!

Dildos to the Dump!

September 26, 2014

I recently celebrated my 55th birthday. As time has gone by, I find myself enjoying my birthdays more now than when I was younger. I have none of that: “let’s pretend it’s not happening” feeling that many of my friends have. I love cake and presents and if nothing else, my birthday allows me to […]

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Sexual Health Month

Sexual Health Month

September 26, 2014

The World Association for Sexual Health (WAS) is launching its fifth annual World Sexual Health Day observance on September 4th, and in support ASHA will offer expanded sexual health resources that include fact sheets, interviews, questions and answers from our panel of experts, and perspectives on sexual health from a diverse group of voices in […]

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Sexual Rights for Seniors

Sexual Rights for Seniors

September 26, 2014

Sexual Intimacy: A Human Right. That’s a bold statement. When I think of rights typically those of the civil/legal variety are what come to mind. A right to have sex, though? While it may not be enshrined in the Constitution, it does make sense that humans should be free to pursue what nature obviously intended […]

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Baby Boomers Getting Older But Not Giving Up on Sex

Baby Boomers Getting Older But Not Giving Up on Sex

August 1, 2014

This essay from Dr. Pepper Schwartz , featured in ASHA’s newest book Creating a Sexually Healthy Nation, gives the scoop on Baby Boomers and navigating the sexual landscape as they age. Like other Baby Boomers, I have become exquisitely expert at denial. I am not sure how it came to pass that those of us […]

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