Sex by Numbers: Ivy League Edition

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers.

Fear not, sex-havers of EcoSalon, for if you don’t get the chance to attend Sex Trivia Night at Harvard this year, there’s still plenty of time to get tickets for this summer’s Air Sex Championships. We’ve got you covered.

10,000,000,000: Comparisons made between Lena Dunham’s new HBO series Girls and Sex and the City in the last month

160: participants in a recent study suggesting that homophobia and same-sex desire may be linked, officially surprising nobody

3500: number of sex offenders booted from Xbox Live and other gaming services in New York

23%: men who reported having “2 to 5” sex partners over the course of their lives to Esquire

9: number of cities on the upcoming 2012 Air Sex Championship tour

18: Age at which sex is now legal between a teacher and student in Arkansas, after a law banning that type of sexual relationship was reversed

7: days Harvard is dedicating to its first annual Sex Week, with programming like “What What (In the Butt): Anal Pleasure 101”

2002: Year that Yale first hosted its own Sex Week

Mallory Ortberg

Mallory resides in San Francisco, California. You can catch her weekly Sex By Numbers column.