[Text reads: Hey girl. Donna Haraway suggested in the Cyborg Manifesto that once we embrace a cyborg existence which freely combines the organic and the machine, the divisions of “man” and “woman” which structure heterosexual sex will seem trite. So, yeah, I totally understand if you get turned on when I’m driving a car.]
Great question! I apologize that a lot of my human sexuality knowledge doesn’t come from the original sources — a lot of it I’ve gathered second-hand through reading single essays in larger texts, other people applying critical frameworks from various thinkers, citing others in their own work, etc.
I’d like to invite any followers who have *must read* human sexuality texts on their bookshelves to please submit recommendations! I’ll certainly post the list if there are enough submissions.
[Text reads: Hey girl. While I’ve got no problem with people who fuck in public and semi-public spaces for the sake of personal pleasure, let’s not forget that the seemingly apolitical non-sexualized “public sphere” always inscribes a particular, normative, and disciplinary sexuality which can be challenged by these displays. That makes it even hotter, doesn’t it?]
[Text reads: Hey guy. Bisexuals, pansexuals, and queers often suffer from an erasure — or even community ostracism — when they engage in behaviour or enter into relationships that are or appear to be heterosexual. But I’ve got no problem with your girlfriend joining us.]
Thanks for your input. A very good point! Please find the original image now after the “Read More” cut on the post “Critical Race Fail.”
[Text reads: Hey girl. Some people think sex workers can’t genuinely care about or like their clients because their relationship is based on a service-based financial transaction. Yet, we accept teachers and profs can like the students they’re paid to teach and doctors can like the patients they’re paid to treat. We don’t always stop relating to other people just because we’re working.]
[Text reads: Hey girl. People who are HIV+ often get treated like dangerous monsters simply because they want to have sex lives like the rest of us do. I think the real monsters are those who treat HIV+ people with anything other than respect and compassion.]
[Text reads: Hey guy. Many men who have sex with men nevertheless prefer to refer to themselves as “straight-acting” to imply masculinity or machismo — regardless as to their homo-, bi-, or heterosexual preferences. But I think there’s nothing hotter than a guy who’s not afraid of being called flaming every now and then.]