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Rethinking sex and intimacy

May 12, 2023 17:00
  • film
  • intimacy

Join Amnesty International Twente for an insightful and thought-provoking discussion on the topic of sex and intimacy, as we explore three compelling videos that shed light on this complex and important area of human experience.

The first video, "Has the Sexual Revolution Backfired?" by Louise Perry, explores the unintended consequences of the sexual revolution and its impact on modern relationships. Perry argues that the liberation of sex has led to a paradoxical increase in sexual dissatisfaction and loneliness. Through her insightful analysis, we'll examine how the current cultural norms around sex and relationships may be contributing to these challenges.

The second video, "Good Sex Explained in 9 Minutes" by Dr. Emily Nagoski, provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of the key factors that contribute to good sex. Nagoski delves into the science of human sexuality, exploring topics such as arousal, desire, and intimacy. Through her engaging and informative presentation, we'll gain a deeper understanding of what constitutes healthy, fulfilling sexual experiences.

Finally, "Our Primordial Drive for Sex and Love" by Helen Fisher takes a more evolutionary perspective on the topic of sex and intimacy. Fisher argues that our desire for sex and love is deeply rooted in our biology and has been shaped by millions of years of human evolution. Through her fascinating insights, we'll explore the underlying forces that drive our sexual and romantic behaviors.

Together, these three videos offer a multifaceted exploration of the complex and often misunderstood topic of sex and intimacy. Through a collective discussion, we'll delve into the implications of these perspectives and explore ways to rethink our attitudes towards sex and relationships.

Entrance is free, doors open at 19.00 and the screening starts at 19.30