TABLE OF CONTENTS
December 10, 2014
The Statement magazine presents its annual Sex Issue.
(c) The Michigan Daily
Magazine Editor: Carlina Duan
INFOGRAPHIC: The Sex Survey
What shows up in this slideshow is just the username, age and first photo. You have to click on their profile to see the other photos, their description, and because Tinder is linked to Facebook, what mutual friends and interests you have. Two people will match if both swipe right on another’s profiles. If two people match, they can then message each other.
In my rational, engineering-brained way of conceptualizing information, it doesn’t make sense. “Sex” is just a word, after all. I should be able to define it — as should anyone else. When someone asks me what I feel about sex, or whether sex would be appropriate in a particular situation, I should be able to give a clear-cut, no-nonsense “yes” or “no.”
by Mariam sheikh
Famous by Association: Everyone should want a beard
The past week marked two things: the beginning of the Christmas season and the unfortunate end to No Shave November. Now I realize that this sentiment may not resonate with everyone. I have been on Yik Yak enough to know that No Shave November is not everyone’s cup of tea. But can we take a moment to appreciate it?
Personal Statement: My real sex ed
I have a fragmented memory of my introduction to sex as a child. I remember hearing my parents having sex one time when I was probably 13 years old. At least I think so. I heard the rhythmic creaking of the bed, and somehow I knew automatically what that signified.
When I started having sex in high school, I used to last a minute on a good day. I was sixteen and simultaneously felt like the ten-year-old kid in Billy Madison who pissed his pants, and the 60-year-old impotent man in every Viagra commercial.
“It’s important to find someone who really likes you for who you are. I think you need that personality chemistry… so if you’re dorky, you need to find that dorky girl who you’re cool with.”