Want to read something that'll piss you off?

Want to read something that'll piss you off?

Postby Ava » Fri Apr 27, 2012 3:24 pm

This is article written by an NYU professor that should get your blood boiling -
http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2 ... asies.html

The ridiculous point in this article is that women biologically feel the need to be repressed or submissive, and because society is more feminist and empowers women more now, they now seek out submission sex in a way they didn't in the past. She doesn't even acknowledge that women now feel more psychologically sexually free to fantasize and take control of their own sex lives and that is more likely a reason why female erotica (both BDSM related and not) is becoming more popular. It isn't that women are rejecting feminization because biologically they feel the need to be beneath a man and submissive. Not to mention the article completely ignores lesbian female sexuality because it's all talked about in relation to men - which is another problem in and of itself. It's just a whole mess of broad and unfounded claims. Not to mention that she makes the claim that erotic imagination is biologically determined while ignoring how societal influences such as the media help shape sexual identity and fantasy.

Claiming that the rise of female erotica is due to women being overwhelmed by gains in power and standing in society and feeling the need to reject feminism through sexual submission just seems laughably ridiculous. She doesn't even humor the idea that the rise of female erotica, both of a "submissive" nature or not, can be attributed to women becoming more comfortable not just thinking sexually and forming sexual identity based on their own personal wants and desires (rather than those of a man), but also acting sexually. Women are exploring sex in a much more curious and open way today than they were even just 10 years ago. Some women are finding BDSM appealing, some do not. But this doesn't mean that women as a whole are rejecting feminism in favor of sexual submission.

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Re: Want to read something that'll piss you off?

Postby hwmnbn » Tue May 01, 2012 9:29 am

Ava wrote: She doesn't even humor the idea that the rise of female erotica, both of a "submissive" nature or not, can be attributed to women becoming more comfortable not just thinking sexually and forming sexual identity based on their own personal wants and desires (rather than those of a man), but also acting sexually.

And THAT is the motivating force driving the conservative backlash against female sexuality. Conservative men are freaked they may be becoming irrelevant. Rather than celebrating every woman's unique sexual inclinations, they try to maintain the patriachal fallacy that no woman can be truly fulfilled unless that fulfillment includes a man. To this end they will exert political and economic pressure and restrict reproductive rights to force women into that unequal, dependent power structure. These pervy, sexually insecure pricks have no shame. :evil:

They have not embraced the idea that a strong emancipated woman choosing her own destiny, including her sexual expression, enhances everyone's experience. They don't know that when a woman is encouraged to express her own inner desires freely, without judgment ... that's when the fun really starts. :dancelady:




Freud contends that EVERYTHING is sexual, including politics. I tend to agree. You can surmise a lot about a person's sexual development by the political policies he/she embraces. Guaranteed, a healthy attitude about sexual issues translates to a more tolerant, evolved, and open human being. It's always been that way. 8)
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Re: Want to read something that'll piss you off?

Postby Peacemonger » Thu Jun 28, 2012 11:34 pm

Ava, you are still young. The more you learn, the more revolting it gets. Women have been treated as second-class human beings by misogynists for centuries — no, not centuries, for millenniums. And for a woman, it must be especially painful to see women doing the bashing. If you really want to get a true insight of human sexuality, male, female, and other, look up Dr. Marty Klein, and his Sexual Intelligence blogs. http://www.sexualintelligence.org/

Sad to say, religions are among the worst offenders. Jews and muslims mutilate the sexual organs of their young. Xians teach falsehoods to their offspring. But then, if genital mutilation were the worst thing religions do, maybe I would be able to turn a blind eye.
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