Men Are Brutes, & Other Myths
Sex educator Jessi Fischer on why and how we vilify male sexuality: "The falsehood that men are brutes who can't control their sex drive is harmful to everyone."
Sex educator Jessi Fischer looks at why and how we vilify male sexuality: "The falsehood that men are brutes who can't control their sex drive is harmful to everyone. The only sexual aggression I see from men is culturally encouraged, not biologically inherent. We raise them on this idea that a defining character of their masculinity is uncontrollable sexual behavior and that man points can be had with every (female) orifice their penis enters." Three myths: testosterone makes men aggressive, plentiful and easy sperm production encourages promiscuous behavior in men, risk of pregnancy mitigates sexual desire and behavior.
We're more dependent on them than we realize.
- Scientists says our survival depends on biodiversity.
- A natural climate strategy we often forget.
- Seeing our place among the Earth's living creatures.
There's a high social cost that comes with lighting up.
While short-term results are positive, there is mounting evidence against staying in ketosis for too long.
- Recent studies showed volunteers lost equal or more weight on high-carb, calorie-restricted diets than low-carb, calorie restricted diets.
- There might be positive benefits to short-term usage of a ketogenic diet.
- One dietician warns that the ketogenic diet could put diabetics at risk for diabetic ketoacidosis.
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