COVID-19

CORONAVIRUS AND SEX: DOS AND DON’TS DURING SOCIAL DISTANCING.

Lately, the one topic the entire world is concerned about is the novel coronavirus. In line with that, as a sex positive neuroscience sex researcher, I am writing this article with a couple of goals: to inform readers how sex relates to the current pandemic, and to prevent the spread of myths and misinformation in…

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At-Home Workouts and How to Stay Motivated through COVID-19

Gyms and exercise classes have officially closed across America to stop the spread of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. With self-isolation being required, we are at home and needing to rearrange our lives based on the regulations in place. While we are at home, this doesn’t mean that our workout routines have to stop, though….

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The Extreme Vulnerability of LGBTQ Youth During the Pandemic

The emergence of COVID-19 has greatly exposed the fragility of the American economy and social safety nets established to support underserved communities. COVID-19 reveals to many that the United States and the world are severely underprepared when it comes to combating new and more virulent outbreaks of disease and other disasters. We’ve found that these…

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Queer People Ignoring Social Distancing to Hook-up

Around two in 10 queer people would consider hooking-up with someone even as measures to curb the coronavirus pandemic includes strict social distancing. The coronavirus pandemic has redefined day-to-day living for countless people as lockdowns and pleas to minimise contact with other people are enforced by world leaders. While the virus’ death toll bears down on all,…

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What Gyms and Fitness Centers Are Doing About Coronavirus

Gyms in Wuhan–the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak–were swiftly turned into makeshift hospitals as Chinese officials tried to cope with the outbreak. In other parts of China, group fitness studios and weight rooms sit empty by mandate or choice as gym goers fear the spread of the disease. Like schools and places of worship, fitness…

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