Statistics rarely make me fall off the chair. But this time I literally fell on my bottom! Turns out that the Center For Disease Control’s (CDC) latest figures on sexuality show that a once-upon-a-time taboo – called anal sex – is now commonplace. From a just a decade ago, anal sex is up 12 per cent to 38.2 per cent among men in the 20 to 39-age category. In women, its up by 11 per cent to 32.6 per cent in the same age category. Read more
Many years ago, after attending a conference on sexual diversity, I found myself sitting in a gay bar in Colaba (the first of its kind in India I was told) – sharing a drink with some of the speakers. One of them (who had just started a movement urging homosexuals not to get into heterosexual marriages) was telling me how he thought a large percentage of men in India were bisexual. Read more
What do you say when someone tells you conversationally: “”It’s not that I don’t believe in monogamy. It’s that I don’t think that monogamy is the only possible expression of human needs and desires,”" Well if you’re a woman you roll your eyes and look at him in disgust thinking “what a sleazebag”. If you’re man, you snigger as if something very naughty has just been said. At least that’s what happened at a recent do I went to. But it got me thinking…are we really suited for monogamous relationships? Read more
In one of his blogs, Vir Sanghvi, while rating political spokesmen, discerningly rates BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu as a fool and then wonders what kind of party would make this fellow its president. I have to completely concur. For, Mr. Naidu, in his new avatar as head of a Parliamentary Standing Committee, has ruled in its report that there should be no sex education in schools. Why? Oh, mainly because it’s against our social ethos and Indian values! Read more
Check out the new PETA video.
It involves beautiful women undressing down to skimpy lingerie and then…..well…..touching themselves intimately with broccoli and other such “sexy” vegetables. The tag line at the end says: ”Studies show: Vegetarians have better sex.” Read more
What is it with Indian men and their maids?
Did you know that your average kamwali bai is one of the biggest sex symbols for Indian men? Don’t believe me….. then just maybe you’ve been out of sync with popular pornography. Go online and check out the videos, the websites or the erotic stories — you’ll quickly realise this isn’t some subterranean sub category but a well-established mainstream kink. Apparently, your average next-door maid, swabbing away at the floor on her haunches, in a low-cut blouse and rolled-up crushed sari, is a major turn on. Read more