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Transcending Taboos: Exploring the curious world of Bhutanese Phallus Worship

Beyond the well-known monasteries and prayer flags of Bhutan, an intriguing custom thrives – the practice of Phallus Worship. Embracing these intricate symbols, the Bhutanese showcase a unique belief system – one that treats a symbol considered to be vulgar as a sign of luck and fertility. Read on to discover how this unique tradition can inspire conversations on transcending taboos and embracing sex positivity.

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In Conversation With Atumita Modie: Being A Sex-Educator

Female pleasure can be influenced by various factors. To overcome taboos and stigmas, we need to educate and empower women, promote open communication, challenge patriarchal attitudes, and address cultural biases. Embracing and celebrating female pleasure can lead to a more equitable and fulfilling sexual landscape for all. Let’s discuss this further with Atumita, a sex educator.

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From taboo to talk-of-the-town: How Agents of Ishq is revolutionising sex education in India

From using Bollywood to make sex education more engaging, to tackling sensitive issues in a conservative society, Debasmita, the Creative Associate at Agents of Ishq and her team are breaking down barriers and making progress towards a more open and inclusive society. Don’t miss this exclusive interview and learn how Agents of Ishq is revolutionising sex education in India.

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Sex in the Media

A child’s perception of sex is tarnished by media exposure, which also fosters the notion that it is evil and filthy. Young adults base their concept of sex in a world that is far from reality because of the comfortable taboo that surrounds sex in our society. Many factors make the connection between sex and the media quite problematic. However, media has also been the only source of information for people whose households rule sex out as filthy and uncultured. Media, therefore, plays a very important role in influencing how sex is portrayed in society and in people’s eyes

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