Our culture is sexually unwell. We can see it almost everywhere we look: in politics, entertainment, the educational system and even in our spiritual communities. The time has come for us to wake up, start a new conversation, and move into a new paradigm of truly conscious and evolved sexuality.
Around images, from the 70s onwards, are used to show how art and activism have existed alongside sex work. The exhibition also features film stills by gay film-maker Bruce LaBruce from his short film Refugees Welcome, alongside his photos of Canadian trans performance artist Nina Arsenault, as well as Hanky Panky, a painting by Patrick Angus fromshowing a group of men in a pornography cinema. His work is a sort of diary of memories, depicting gay life in New York, from burlesque shows to revues and scenes from Times Square bathhouses.
Thanks to the internet, different groups now enjoy the chance to express their dissent — some compatible with Catholic views, others not. Like so many niche political views, it begins with a powerful insight but tends to stretch that beyond its usefulness, sometimes combining it with unsavoury claims. These activists might call for the reform of family court practices and in the next breath claim domestic abuse is a fiction designed to slander men.
It is not done well; but you are surprised to find it done at all. I found the quote a strange choice. It was meant to convey transcendence: a moment when women moved into power.
As such, it's worth a conversation about how exponential technologies will change our relationship with sex. This blog Part 1 of 2 is a look at the future of sex, dating, and finding a mate. Next week, in Part 2, we'll dive one level deeper and discuss the future of human reproduction.
This weekend came jaw-dropping news: a clinic in Birmingham is offering women the chance to delay the menopausefor up to 20 years. They do it like this. A piece of ovary is removed through keyhole surgery and then frozen, to be re-implanted when the woman reaches menopause, kick-starting her usual rhythms of hormone production.
On Jan. We now look with interest to the next step in their sexual evolution—their search for rights and sexual happiness as they make their way onto the healthcare scene. At the same time, the healthcare industry is evolving, as it de-medicalizes to better fit the quality-of-life expectations of a more savvy, sexy and informed consumer.
Love, sex, and marriage are changing faster than ever before in human history. The current tidal wave of social changes will continue into the next century, and we will have to adapt our sexual values and relationships to these accelerating changes. These 22 honest, authentic stories tell of the unconventional paths pioneering church leaders and spiritually-aware women and men have taken in their quest to link their sexuality with their spiritual needs. Some might see in these unorthodox explorations only tales of promiscuous couplings.
With all due respect to Herr Doktor, some moments are so transparently situated at a cultural crossroad that they illuminate history even in real time. Improbably enough, the MeToo movement seems to be one. As anyone following events can see, the ongoing sex scandals that gave rise to MeToo are more than just placeholders in the news cycle.
When the actress Sophia Loren asked her grandmother Luisa when she lost interest in sex, the year-old is said to have replied: "I don't know, dear, you will have to ask someone older than me. Today, she would not be alone. The over-seventies are having better sex, and more of it, than ever before, a study has found. The Viagra generation is continuing to enjoy sexual intimacy in a way denied to their forebears.