Posts tagged as sexual pleasure

Sexual pleasure isn’t the sole key to women’s freedom

By Ryaihanny Sahrom on Thursday, February 13, 2020

Some of us are already battling people who want to ‘rescue’ us. Putting emphasis on sex in liberation movements ignores that we all have different relationships with it The message that you can’t have women’s liberation without sexual liberation is practically forced down women’s throats by society, patronising men and even feminists these days. But what was originally meant to give women space for political liberation, has transformed into a…

‘Orgasm faces’ are different around the world: Western cultures favor wide-eyed expressions while Eastern cultures keep their eyes closed

Saturday, October 13, 2018

A person’s idea of what an orgasm looks like may depend on where they live. Researchers have found Western and Eastern cultures generally agree on what our face looks like when we’re in pain. But when it comes to what our faces look like during an orgasm, that’s where the two cultures differ. For the study, which was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers modeled…