Posts tagged Sex
Pleasure Cums First.

Carpe Diem. Be present. Live in the moment, they say! This way of living and thinking has been welcomed into many of our lives, but hasn’t quite made it’s way beneath the sheets.

It turns out, that we have an uncool obsession with sexual ‘performance’ and having sex only to have orgasms. This obsession has nurtured an environment where many of our sexual experiences can be disingenuous, pressure filled, and outcome fuelled.

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Hair. Down There.

Bush. Pubes. Tuft. Forbidden forest. Garden. Muff. All names we have used to refer to our ‘hair down there’. Over the course of human history, female pubic hair trends, have gone from ‘disco bush’ to ‘hardwood floors’, and many-a-variation in-between. But somewhere along the line, ‘balding your beaver’ has become more of an expectation, than a choice.

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Paying for Porn.

SIXTY FOUR MILLION. The number of visitors who stop by PornHub, every day. That’s 44,000 sets of eyeballs every minute. In 2016, PornHubbers watched a whopping 4,599,000,000 hours of content. And Pornhub is only the world wide webs fifth most visited porn site. It’s safe to say, we consume a hell-of-a-lot of porn!

Many of us, who have the means, are conscious of where our goods and services come from. We care about environmental impact, working conditions and the corporations that we cast our ‘consumer votes’ to. Yet, we don’t hold ourselves (or each other) to the same standards when it comes to consuming porn.

Perhaps this is because we are uncomfortable engaging in a public dialogue about our porn watching habits? Or perhaps it’s because our unjustified judgements of sex workers helps us turn a blind eye? Or perhaps we just didn’t realise there were any alternatives?

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