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Posts made in September, 2010

Bye, Bye, Beavers

Posted on Sep 13, 2010 in Feminism, LGBTQ, Sexuality | 0 comments

I go to Burning Man because I love to witness people experiencing their attempts at complete self-expression. It's not always easy. Sometimes someone's self-expression means burning down someone else's art. Sometimes it means playing practical jokes that can occur to my sensitive midwestern self as cruel. Yet most of the time, it looks like a man imprisoned by heteronormative society allowing himself to feel pretty for the first time. Or someone who never considered herself an artist to play with paints and create something she is proud of. Sometimes, this self expression allows someone to explore sensuality with someone of the same (or different) sex for the first time, or for someone to explore how gender rules affect their lives and some ways of subverting them.

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Girl Sex, Trans Bodies

Posted on Sep 9, 2010 in Feminism, Gender, LGBTQ, Sexuality | 3 comments

My demo model was sweet and gracious and forthright. But best of all, my demo model for Girl Sex 101 was a man. Well, he was a man with a pussy, but he was most certainly a man.

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The Experimental Art of Ego Dissolution – Part 3

Posted on Sep 6, 2010 in Writing | 0 comments

Knowing what we do about the neurology of ecstatic experience, the anthropology of ecstatic ritual, and perhaps some of the purposes of ecstasy, what is the next step in this conscious evolution? It is possible to create the facility of movement into and out of ecstatic states, making us able to utilize the power of ecstatic experience as a transparent tool for our own means.

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The Experimental Art of Ego Dissolution – Part 2

Posted on Sep 2, 2010 in Writing | 0 comments

Ecstatic ritual has been used throughout time to strengthen tribal bonds and assure the efficacy of the group. Pleasure itself is a powerful tool of cohesion. Just as the pleasure of sex makes two individuals more likely to keep up the good work and reproduce for the good of their genes- the shared pleasure of a tribe celebrating to ecstatic states will carry through to the survival of their collective genes. A tribe that dances together, or dines together, or has sex together, or plays music together, or otherwise revels together- stays alive.

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