Apparently Alain de Botton knows exactly how everybody feels about sex (just like he does! how convenient!) while being blithely unaware of the sheer TMI factor. This review of his latest book How To Think More About Sex at sexandthe405.com is long, comprehensive and unfavourable.
But what do they do with their legs?
This is a Summer Slowdown Guest Post (thanks QoT!) – a repost of a blog post from earlier this year.
Clearly the media meme of the month is “won’t someone think of the children, and the imaginary innocence we ascribe to them in order to justify our lack of openness about basic anatomy because it’s ~icky~?”
Items of interest come across recently in my feed-reader. What did I miss? Leave your own interesting links in comments.
Something that’s been bugging me in the increased abortion talk after George Tiller’s assassination is the derail into talking about sex ed and contraceptive availability. Sex ed and contraceptive availability and looking after babies are extremely important things. They’re vital…. Read More ›
A couple of days ago I talked about John McCain’s vigorous opposition to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Now he has put out a lying attack ad against Barack Obama. The bill concerned included teaching… Read More ›
Ladies Handbook: ” The terrible results which follow the unlawful exercise of the reproductive function may be quite plainly pointed out…”
Another instalment in the Ladies’ Handbook series. The initial post is here. This instalment continues Chapter IV, “Sex Physiology and Hygiene“. Here you can see masturbation-aversion, awful advice on interfering with childrens’ genitals, the magical thinking of today’s abstinence-only education… Read More ›