Stories by Jodie Gummow

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Posted on: Oct 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Scientific study reveals the answer to the million-dollar climax question.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

New research shows older people are a lot more fussy than millennials when it comes to online dating.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

“A lot of sh*t in my life has been ruined because of sex,” laments the 19-year-old Duke porn star.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Oscar Pistorius, Ray Rice... when will the culture of impunity for violence against women end?

Posted on: Sep 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

You will never guess why she did it.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

New study reveals office break rooms, not restrooms, are the greatest ‘hot spots’ for contamination.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2014, Source: AlteNet

Researchers were able to reverse the addictive power of unhealthy food.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Think your nightmares are as frightening as it can get? Think again.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Yet they lack basic civil rights protections and face the daily threat of deportation.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Mother of boys frustrated that more age-appropriate punishments weren’t proposed.

Posted on: Sep 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

“I’m interested in having sex with someone tonight - I’m approaching you with that in mind.”

Posted on: Aug 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

As Earth’s resources fall into ecological deficit, it’s time to inspect our global green policies.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A whopping 71 percent think the recession’s impact has permanently dragged down the economy.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Gillibrand’s new book reveals despicable, ongoing sexism faced by women in politics

Posted on: Aug 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The delectable spice has amazing healing propensities you may not be aware of.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Good to see the starlet using her fame for something other than twerking!

Posted on: Aug 25, 2014, Source: AlterNet

“You can talk, so you can breathe," LA Cops told victim, Jorge Azucena.

Posted on: Aug 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The allegedly stolen communion wafer is set to be desecrated and “corrupted by sexual fluids.”

Posted on: Aug 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Activists petition White House to fire Brennan over spying on Senate and lying about civilian drone deaths.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Combatants for Peace movement is defying the status quo with its message of reconciliation in the Middle East.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Yet, the U.S. continues to send kids back.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

African Americans twice as likely than whites to say Michael Brown shooting raises racial issues.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet

New Economist report reveals the hourly rate of sex is in steady decline.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Reporters from Washington Post and Huff Post detained as riots intensify following Michael Brown shooting.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Randy Credico was arrested by two undercover transit cops on the subway.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The active ingredient in its toothpaste is none other than harmful chemical Triclosan.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Handle with care—these exotic edibles may actually kill you!

Posted on: Aug 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Strong4Life advocacy campaign says obesity can be tracked to childhood eating habits.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The demographic shift is fueled by strong growth in the number of Hispanic children.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Disturbingly, exposure to racial disparities in criminal justice makes the public less responsive to reform.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

New study finds daily aspirin intake reduces bowel and stomach cancer deaths.

Posted on: Aug 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Research shows kids benefit longterm from early sex health education.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The MRM may be known today for its radical, anti-feminist rhetoric, but it certainly didn’t start out that way.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Study: Single fathers have an online dating advantage over single mothers, regardless of location.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Vacation Equality Project has launched a White House petition calling for mandatory paid vacation time for all Americans.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

New study shows 74 percent are against lowering the drinking age to 18.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

There are far greater threats to our safety than drinking alcohol in public.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Hint: Its residents are willing to trade happiness for better wages and lower housing costs.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Anyone caught wearing low-hanging pants in Ocala faces a six-month jail sentence and $500 fine

Posted on: Jun 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

New York protesters deliver strong message to Koch brothers where they live.

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