Category Archives: sex education

Learning about Love

This post describes my sexual experiences as a child, which were primarily positive experiences. Telling my story is important to balance the popular convention of only reporting negative descriptions of children’s sexual experience. No mainstream publication is willing to publish … Continue reading

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Alfred Kinsey and the Sexual Revolution

After the Allied victory in World War Two there was a mood of optimism and boldness in the U.S. that might be difficult for later generations to imagine. The world seemed to be making progress. Kinsey was a zoologist at … Continue reading

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Nudity and Decency

Recently there has been a lot of public debate about what constitutes “decency.” The topic isn’t new, but it regains popularity now and then. In the past mothers exposed their breasts to feed their babies in public, even in church, … Continue reading

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Hugh Hefner, Playboy and the Limits of Heroism

The biographical documentary “Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist, Rebel” (Phase 4 Films, 2010) is a very long and complicated story about a great man. What Mr. Hefner accomplished in his life is amazing, and inspiring. He certainly deserves the praise of … Continue reading

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Clitoral Erectile Dysfunction

Public health is a highly political issue within nations, and is a frequent source of conflict in international relations. Although public health agencies are very concerned about infectious disease such as HIV and other STDs, and there is growing awareness … Continue reading

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The Courage to Heal? A Critical Review

Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) is a genuine problem that merits serious attention, but it is also a subject fraught with nonsense and hysteria, an emotional issue exploited for personal and political gain. Ellen Bass and Laura Davis’ book “The Courage … Continue reading

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Sex Play, Sex Acts, and Sex Abuse

Political correctness mandates that parents should express grave concern if children learn about sex “too early.” But the current epidemic of relationship problems between men and women indicates the opposite: parents should express grave concern if children learn about sex … Continue reading

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Breast Shame: Tradition, Deception and the Money Trail

Breast shame is a complex problem. It has been around a long time. Some of the most powerful multinational corporations profit from it. Instead of reasonably wondering why some people are ashamed of breasts, such discomfort is commonly taken for … Continue reading

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Sexual Inhibition and Mental Castration

Traditionalists and feminists complain about the “sexualization” of children, which implies belief in the old myth that kids are born asexual. But the evidence is clear that we are all born highly sexual: every parent goes through considerable effort to … Continue reading

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