Welcome to the weekly Lashings links round up! Sorry it's a bit late this week -it's been a busy week! Feel free to add your own links in the comments, with a brief description and trigger warnings if appropriate.
Lesley at Two Whole Cakes advises on How Not To Be A Boorish, Body-Policing Jerk
Gender Differences and Casual Sex: The New Research. Discusses new findings re: straight women's vs. straight men's participation in casual sex:
And, for once the science reporting wasn’t awful, and the paper really did conclude what the press report says it does: that most of the gender difference in women’s and men’s propensity to agree to a broad-daylight, out-of-nowhere proposition for casual sex is driven by women’s perception that their risks are higher, and their likely enjoyment is lower from the proposer.
Mr Fry, I hope you're listening!
Word Cloud: How Toy Ad Vocabulary Reinforces Gender Stereotypes A graphic representation of the most commonly used words in advertising directed at boys and girls.