Allison Yates

Allison Yates

Allison Yates received a B.A. from Indiana University in International Studies. She is interested in researching cross-cultural relationships, sexual education, and violence prevention.

Recent Posts by Allison:

  • Hostels And Hookups: How Common Is It, And Why?

    Research shows that tourist destinations are frequent places for casual sex. Guest blogger Allison Yates discusses key factors for hostel hookups.

  • Contraception In The Top 10 Study Abroad Destinations

    Guest blogger Allison Yates provides an overview of contraceptive options in the top 10 study abroad destinations for U.S. university students.

  • That’s So Gay: How To Handle Abusive Language

    Allison Yates discusses how language can be problematic and provides suggestions for how to tactfully confront those who are using it.

  • Preventing Teen Dating Violence: Comprehensive Education Needed

    Teen dating violence prevention education should be prioritized, and involve all sectors of society.

  • Microbicides: New Research To Prevent STI Transmission

    In the last decade, significant research has been done to test using microbicides to prevent the transmission of STIs, especially HIV.

  • Exercise Improves Sexual Function for Women on Antidepressants

    Researchers show that in women experiencing sexual side effects of antidepressants, exercise improved sexual function.

  • Mannequins: Foreshadowing The Return Of The Retro Bush?

    In preparation for Valentine's Day, American Apparel debuted lingerie-wearing mannequins with pubic hair. Is this a new era in female pubic hair grooming?

  • Are You Part Of The “Pull Out Generation?”

    Withdrawal may be the right form of birth control for you. Do you know the pros and cons and have a trusted partner?

  • Cross-Cultural Relationships: Sex and Dating Abroad

    When preparing for your study abroad, you have everything ready; what you may not be able to prepare for is how your love life could change

  • What They’re Reading: Allison Yates

    Book recommendations from experts in the fields of sexuality, gender, health, science and relationships