Tuesday, 24 May, 2022

Topic: sex

Badhaai Ho exposes our prudishness about sex

Badhaai Ho holds a mirror to society that cringes at sex, especially when it is between a middle-aged, sweater-clad couple.

‘Consent has to be enthusiastic, you cannot be coerced, forced or intimidated into sex’

Uma Subramanian, founder of NGO Aarambh India, also says the onus of proving rape should lie solely with the accused.

Yes, parents have sex. Badhaai Ho shows something Indians rather not know

Finally, a new film, Badhaai Ho, that shows Indian middle-aged parents having sex.

Is sex more important than friendship in marriage?

Public intellectual Gurcharan Das writes about how dwindling desire in marriage can give way to another kind of love. 

Sex in the 21st century: Women are scared of Tinder and their own consent

If these apps are meant to sexually liberate the masses, why do so few women sign up? 

Does watching porn make us better lovers or shrink our brain?

Pornography viewership has sky-rocketed and is slowly distorting our experiences of intimacy without us even knowing it.

Veere Di Wedding: It’s been a terrible week for masturbation in India

A ridiculous depiction of masturbation does more damage than good. It tells young women that exploring and discovering their bodies is odious and absurd.

Even fungi have better sex lives than you

Sex: birds do it, bees do it - and fungi do it too. Here’s how, and why it matters.

कंडोम एड : बैन नहीं, बढ़ावा देने की है ज़रूरत

‘कामसूत्र’ कंडोम का पहला विवादास्पद विज्ञापन बनाने में प्रमुख भूमिका निभाने वाले शख्स का कहना है कि कंडोम के विज्ञापनों को बच्चों के लिए...

India bans condom ads because 50-year-olds still can’t deal with 15-year-olds having sex

The Advertising Standard Council of India, questioned us about the slogan in the Kama Sutra condom commercial: ‘For the pleasure of making love.’

On Camera


World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.