Archive for Spain

Yet another naked anti-fur protest

Posted in Activism with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on November 30, 2009 by Chase

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For the record, I love pouring buckets of blood on shivering naked girls as much as anyone else does. But these naked anti-fur protests are getting played out. Yes, it gets you some press, but it’s been done for years and so far the gain for animal welfare has been slim to nil. Read more

Can’t we all just go back to getting naked for fun and/or money?

 

Hands-on approach to sex ed

Posted in Politics and Sex, Sex Ed with tags , , , , on November 19, 2009 by girlonpiano

“Officials in Spain launch campaign to teach young people about ‘sexual self-exploration and discovery of self-pleasure’

It is a subject that would make most governments blush, but officials in the Spanish region of Extremadura have launched a major programme to encourage what could be described as a more hands-on approach to sexuality.

The region’s socialist government has launched a €14,000 (£12,600) campaign aimed at teaching young people how best to set about “sexual self-exploration and the discovery of self-pleasure” – or to put it less delicately: masturbation.

“Pleasure is in your own hands” is the slogan of a campaign that has sparked political controversy and challenges traditional Roman Catholic views on people having sex, even on their own, for non-reproductive reasons.”  Read More

Trans Virgin Mary

Posted in Feminist Sex, Gender Issues, Religion, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on November 6, 2009 by finickymuse

Transgender

An HIV prevention group in Spain–the LGBT Collective of Madrid–recently released a calendar that featured trans women posed as the Virgin Mary. Read more