EVERY vigorous social movement needs a scapegoat, and Women's Liberation has accused Freud and psychoanalysis of chauvinist dogmas that have reduced women to crawling about on their hands and knees in kitchens and nurseries. Readers of. Kate Millett and Germaine Greer have learned how ridiculous and inaccurate are the psychosexual theoretical positions of Freud and the analysts who followed him, particularly Dr. The women's movement has actively challenged both the idea of feminine development based on the desire to have a penis and the compensating need to have a child, and the description of the woman as fulfilled in vaginal pleasure, childcarrying and caring. The status quo of a century ago must be finally cast away, Greer argues, if women are to find a truly fulfilling way of life, without masochism or passivity. It's not what you thought all along.
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Clitoris - Wikipedia
Her no BS approach pops throughout this conversation. This episode celebrates and demystifies the clitoris with the hopes to empower anyone who has one. Sophia and her work Cliteracy is one part of a larger conversation of sexual liberation and reclaiming the power of the clit. Remember to check out all the resources at the bottom of the show notes!
The Sexually Liberated Woman
Unlike the penis , the male homologue equivalent to the clitoris, it usually does not contain the distal portion or opening of the urethra and is therefore not used for urination. The clitoris also usually lacks a reproductive function. While few animals urinate through the clitoris or use it reproductively, the spotted hyena , which has an especially large clitoris, urinates, mates, and gives birth via the organ. Some other mammals, such as lemurs and spider monkeys , also have a large clitoris. The clitoris is the human female's most sensitive erogenous zone and generally the primary anatomical source of human female sexual pleasure.
Ev'Yan chats with conceptual artist Sophia Wallace, who is best known for her viral art project Cliteracy, to have a fiery talk about the clitoris. They touch on all the misconceptions around the clitoris, debunk some of the most stubborn myths about clits and pleasure, and call out our own internalized patriarchal biases surrounding this for-pleasure-only sexual network. Other things discussed: The actual true anatomy of the clitoris; the difference between vaginal and clitoral orgasms; the importance of clit-centered pleasure; and how we can all become more cliterate. The Sexually Liberated Woman. Are You Cliterate?