Relationship Advantages

Reasons to Engage in Intimacy with Those You Desire by Lisa

Let’s ⁢be frank, the mechanics of sex are ​straightforward. Insert‌ the male organ into a⁤ hole,⁤ move it back ‌and forth, and voila! However, our complex human ⁣minds tend to overcomplicate ⁢even the simplest of actions.

Historically, we’ve imposed⁤ rules on our sexual behaviour and then began to categorise these behaviours ⁢as identities. Suddenly, engaging in sexual activity with a man ⁤made you “homosexual” or “bisexual”. Today, we have a multitude of identities related to sexual activities, and‌ we‌ define⁢ and judge each other based on these arbitrary labels. With the ‌growing acceptance that sexuality is fluid, when will‍ we finally stop trying to label others and ourselves? Let’s explore‌ different attitudes towards sexual identities around the world​ to try and understand…

The Kama Sutra Perspective

In India, many‌ Hindu sects view what are often labelled as homosexual acts ‌as just one of the many diverse ⁢ways that love can be expressed to achieve “moksha”, ​a state of mind required to break the cycle of reincarnation. The Hindu‌ texts mention that ⁣sex⁣ acts can occur between ‌men or women who are‌ friends and trust each other. Oral sex is emphasised, and‍ penetration with⁤ artificial phalluses is also suggested. ⁢These acts do not define the practitioners as ⁤homosexual⁤ or as ⁢defying the order of nature,⁣ they are carried out between people as friends rather ⁢than homosexuals. Ancient Greek​ scholars had a beautiful catch-all phrase for ⁤such unions – “lover”.

Despite ‍this, homosexuality was made‌ illegal in India​ in ⁢2009, a country where 80 per‌ cent ​of the population ⁢identify themselves as ‌Hindu, a⁢ religion where homosexual⁢ acts‍ are not necessarily problematic. The specific act ‌is Section 377 of India’s penal code, which forbids “sex against the order of ⁢nature”, which is interpreted as gay sex, with a possible sentence of 10 years in⁤ prison. The law dates back to the days of British colonial‌ rule in India. Unsurprisingly, Section 377 has been met with‍ strong opposition.

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