Thirteen months of social distancing and masks, and it’s no wonder people are having less sex.
But with protocols loosening, infections stabilizing and vaccinations on the rise, many are ready for some sexual healing.
In fact, some experts and publications are predicting a Hot Vax Summer, a new Roaring 20s, a modern-day Summer of Love -- however you want to call it.
But after a year of Zoom calls and kids being home, is everyone ready to bring sexy back? Or, could have people changed their perspective on sex?
Joshua Corum is a UNLV instructor and Ph.D. candidate who studies sociology, sex and hook-up culture. He also co-hosts a podcast called Sex Nerd.
He told KNPR's State of Nevada that there will likely be two responses to the easing of restrictions and a return to a more normal life.
"I think you'll have people who are ready to get out there and ready to have their fun, but I think you're going to see a lot of people coming into this way more cautious and slower than perhaps they could have done in previous pandemics," he said.
Markie Twist, adjunct faculty member, UNLV Department of Environmental and Occupational Health; Joshua Corum, instructor and sociology graduate student, UNLV; Cheryl Radeloff, senior health educator, Southern Nevada Health District; Alice Little, legal sex worker
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