Apr 23, 2012
Today I came across a beautiful thought from author, blogger, and all-around amazing woman, Rebecca Walker:
“Sex could also stand to be liberated from p**** and d*** and f***ing, as well as from marriage and procreation. It can be more: more sensual, more spiritual, more about communication and healing. Women and men both must learn to explore sexuality by making love in ways that are different from what we see on television and in the movies. If sex is about communicating, let us think about what we want to
Apr 9, 2012
I have a hunch something huge is happening. Revolutionary-huge. Change-the-way-we-think-about-sex-huge. Shake-politics-huge.
Spin the globe and shift your attention to India. Probably not the first place that comes to mind when you think of birth-control innovation, but my friends, it should be.
Sujoy Guha, an Indian scientist, has spent the last 30 years working on a new form of birth control that could change everything, for Guha’s brainchild — if approved — would be the first major male birth control since, oh, I don’t know, the condom rolled out a few …
Mar 9, 2012
We need to clear something up here and now: women who want affordable contraception — and moreover, quite simply want contraception that’s wrapped in plastic, not judgement or condemnation — are not motivated by promiscuity.
This is the word that keeps coming up over and over in the debate. Here’s a snippet from a commentary on cultureimpact.org’s home page:
Like drinking, overeating, or smoking, promiscuity is an optional lifestyle habit–not a basic human need.
Here is the problem with promiscuity being ushered into the contraception dialogue: first of all, …
Jan 19, 2012
by Jamie Newton
Don’t get me wrong: I am elated that national sexuality standards have come to the table — and more excited that they amount to more than: “don’t do it or you’ll die.” As joyous as I was to read about the release of these all over the web last week and as awesome as it was to see a dialogue about sexuality spread through the public sphere, I couldn’t help but feel something is wrong.
Every article and blog I read seemed to be missing half …