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sexual

(of reproduction) characterized by the union of male and female gametes
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Thus it is, as I believe, that when the males and females of any animal have the same general habits of life, but differ in structure, colour, or ornament, such differences have been mainly caused by sexual selection; that is, individual males have had, in successive generations, some slight advantage over other males, in their weapons, means of defence, or charms; and have transmitted these advantages to their male offspring.
Among the lower animals, up even to those first cousins of the vertebrated animals, the Tunicates, the two processes occur side by side, but finally the sexual method superseded its competitor altogether.
Sexual assault in the military is more likely to cause lasting sexual pain in female veterans than a history of childhood sexual abuse, according to an observational study involving interviews with more than 1,000 military women.
Taiwan has seen an eightfold increase in cases of sexual assault committed by teachers in the nation's schools, while sexual harassment cases have risen by 16 times over the past 10 years, according to the Ministry of Education (MOE).
He is charged with trafficking a female within the UK with a view to her sexual exploitation (x6), sexual touching, taking indecent images of a child and inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.
Does a right to sexual autonomy criminalize the embellished pick-up line?
Recent research has found associations between sexual desire, desire discrepancy, and satisfaction outcomes in individuals and couples on a broad level.
American Sexual Character: Sex, Gender, and national Identity in the Kinsey Reports.
The likelihood that Texas middle school students felt that sexual involvement should be postponed at least until after high school rose significantly after the youngsters took a sex education course designed by a team from an academic medical center.
As the above news report about MP Belinda Stronach affirms, the idea that sexual relations outside marriage are sinful (i.e., against God and the good of society) is publicly being mocked.
Artists and scientists express their understanding of sexual behavior differently.