Free Press Journal
  • When women have the choice to say ‘no’

    If there is a choice, and a woman takes the route of providing sexual favours for getting work, who can judge her for that? It is quid pro quo if the woman is going into it with her eyes open and using her sexuality to get what she wants.

  • Sex And The City: Porn, puberty, and parenting

    I am shocked that my teenage son watches porn. Will he get addicted? Do I need to be concerned? Will it make him dysfunctional physically or psychologically in his future man-woman relationships?

  • Reasons for not having sex are often curable

    New York: Sex is one of the most basic physiological needs. But millions of people spend at least some of their adulthood not having sex. People who have more sex report higher self-esteem, life satisfaction and quality of life. In contrast, lower frequency of sex and avoiding sex are linked to psychological distress, anxiety, depression and relationship problems, reports CNN. Researcher, Alfred Kinsey found that up to 19 percent of adults do

  • Young gays, bisexuals more prone to suicide

    London: Young gay and bisexual men under age 26 are six times more likely to attempt suicide and deliberately harm themselves compared to older men of the same sexuality, a significant study has found.According to researchers, they were also twice as likely to be depressed and anxious. “We know minority groups are at higher risk of poor mental health than the heterosexual majority, however the mental health differences within sexual minorities is

  • Onir

    Now showing: Rights agenda and sexuality on the big screen

    In this one-on-one, excerpted from Brave New Bollywood: In Conversation With Contemporary Hindi Filmmaker’ by Nirmal Kumar and Preeti Chaturvedi, Onir talks about making movies with crowd sourced funds and depicting pertinent issues like women’s rights, religious divide, child abuse across sexuality.

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    Sex, no longer a dirty word

    Vikram Phukan says that Indian sexuality mores have changed over the ages with many a twist and turns. From Debonair magazine of the 70s to pick-up mobile applications, Indian sexuality is on the roll. Despite the oft-cited antecedents of a thriving Indian sexuality — the Kamasutra, the temples of Khajuraho and the country’s exponentially expanding population — it’s only been recently that Indians have started shaking off the yoke of a Victorian morality