Contractualizing human sexuality.

It’s strangely fascinating to see how the American puritan and contractualist cultural heritage seems to interact with well-meaning (mostly feminist) „consent activism“ and Christian/social conservatism. Here’s a great article from the NY Times outlining the extent and current legal status of prospective regulation. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/28/opinion/sunday/judith-shulevitz-regulating-sex.html Given the tendencies outlined in the NY Times article, I supppose […]

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The new feminism?

Given that really no one, including self-identified feminists, really knows what feminism actually is, or, rather, can agree upon a useful definition thereof, I find it strange that hardly any day passes in Germany these days without yet another public demand for a „new feminism (today featuring Thea Dorn, in the Parliamentary Publication „Aus Politik […]

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