The Uses and Abuses of Sex - Part 2


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By Democracy at Work - Dr. Harriet Fraad and Julianna Forlano, Democracy at Work - Dr. Harriet Fraad, and Julianna Forlano. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Sexual interactions like all else in America are involved in an intimate dance with the capitalist system, our culture, religion and other social forcesSex can be an expression of love and intimacy. It can be an exploration among people interested and intrigued by their own sensations. It can be Rape a gender hate crime. It can also be a direct capitalist transaction of sex for money as in prostitution or a pimp’s protection. It can be an indirect transaction as in sex in a Sugar Arrangement or sex offered to a potential customer in the process of selling him expensive goods or sex to secure a potential job or job promotion. Sex can even be a pretext for men to get creature comfort. Social and economic forces shape what sex is now and what we can shape it to be in the future..

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