January 13, 2013

ARE “SEX TIPS FOR GIRLS” RUINING ACTUAL SEX? “Women’s magazines are especially to blame in this regard. . . . There’s a crucial difference between encouraging sexual experimentation amongst women as a form of empowerment, and telling us that we should be re-enacting a strip club in our bedrooms every night. The former involves an element of truth-seeking, of body confidence building and laying positive foundations for relationships in the future – what is it that I want, and, equally, what doesn’t work for me at all? – while the latter is basically a group of mainly female journalists trying desperately to second guess what men want.”