Why are so many cultures adverse to discussionsee about same gender sex and sexuality?
Why does the idea of gay men having sex freak so many people out? Lee Williscroft-Ferris discusses the issue of social desexualisation.
Last week, I wrote an article on the subject of the impending poppers ban. As always, I received a decent amount of feedback, overwhelmingly positive. Most people, it seems, agree that the idea of outlawing poppers is a blatant act of social conservatism. So far, so good.
Something fascinating happened after the piece was published and shared on my Facebook page; I began to haemorrhage subscribers, most of whom, admittedly, are family and friends. Around 100 people clicked ‘unlike’ in the 24 hours after the post was added.
Interestingly, one person, unknown to me, wrote ‘Gross!’ under the article, before indulging in an incoherent and contradictory rant, trotting out the tired old ‘Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve’ line before claiming to be ‘non-judgemental’. Yet, it was…
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