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Mass. lawmakers say sex ed website 'disgusting'

Massachusetts public health officials said Tuesday they would be willing to consider changes in the content of a sexual education website aimed at teens, after critics in the Legislature complained that the site had graphic and "disgusting" descriptions of sex acts and downplayed the risks of aborti Full story

Americans reluctant to share sex and salaries on Web

Although many American workers have embraced social media sites such as Facebook or LinkedIn, they are uncomfortable about sharing information about their sex lives or salaries, according to a new survey. Full story

Former UN weapons inspector convicted in sex case

An eastern Pennsylvania jury has convicted a former U.N. weapons inspector nabbed in an online sex sting on all but one count. Full story

1st trial starts in Conn. doctor sex-abuse case

Middle-age men took the witness stand Tuesday and recounted how they were sexually abused when they were children by a late Connecticut doctor who police believe molested hundreds, if not thousands, of young victims over three decades. Full story

India furious over biography of "bisexual" Gandhi

India could bring in legislation to jail anyone who insults Mahatma Gandhi while state governments are moving to ban a biography that reviewers said showed the "Father of the Nation" was bisexual. Full story

Is Homosexuality Based on a Brain Chemical?

A male mouse's desire to mate with either a male or a female is determined by the brain chemical serotonin, scientists report in a new study. The finding demonstrates for the first time that a neurotransmitter governs sexual preference in mammals. Full story

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  Woman behind Apparel suit: Thought abuse was ‘normal’

Irene Morales, who is suing American Apparel executive Dov Charney for $250 million, says she thought everyone in the retail-fashion industry had to endure sexual abuse while trying to earn a paycheck.

  Apparel exec hit with $250 million sex suit

Former store employee Irene Morales accuses American Apparel CEO Dov Charney of being a “sexual predator” who held her captive in his apartment to perform sex acts. But, as NBC’s Peter Alexander reports, this is not the first time the Canadian entrepreneur has been accused of sexual harassment.

  Letourneau ‘not OK’ with daughters dating their teacher

Mary Kay Letourneau, the teacher who was jailed for having sexual relations with one of her students, Vili Fualaau, who is now her husband, tells TODAY’s Meredith Vieira that there are “physiological issues” between males and females having sexual relations with older partners.

  Is technology helping or hurting your sex life?

Dr. Belisa Vranich and Roy Johnson, of Men’s Fitness, discuss how the digital age is changing the way men and women interact, how soon people sleep with each other and more.

  When the KLG’s away, Fallon comes to play

TODAY’s Hoda Kotb welcomes her guest host, “Late Night’s” Jimmy Fallon, who delivers the laughs with his spoof on TV’s “The Real Housewives” and his take on rocker Sting’s sex life.

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