Everyone does it, and if they say they don't they're lying. It's a sacred thing. - Britney Spears

Monday, 28 February 2011

Masturbation Through the Ages - Artistic Renderings

In case you thought masturbation is a recent phenomenon, fomented mainly by the internet, this ought to put the record straight. Why our ancestors were also going at it like ravenous beasts and using art forms to depict it in all it's glory - and for all the world to see! For all we know, they were probably masturbating in Biblical times too.

Woman seated with thighs apart
by Gustav Klimt (1916)

Masturbation Mutuelle,
watercolour by Johann Nepomuk Geiger, 1840

Egon Schiele
self-portrait, 1911

19th Century Shunga print by Kunisada

A satyr masturbating.
Detail from a Greek krater from 6th century BC

Sculpture from a temple at Khajuraho
in Madhya Pradesh, India

copper engraving by Mihály Zichy, 1911

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

A Brief History of Masturbation

The secret history of masturbation is laid bare, in all its tattered glory, and narrated to us by a sexy blonde with a foreign accent who doesn't look like she needs to masturbate - but guess what? She does it anyway. And she seems to enjoy it too.

It is time to give Masturbation its own feast day? Or should we just feast on masturbation?

Monday, 14 February 2011

Masturbation is Perfectly Normal Part II: How Often Do You Masturbate?

Emphasising the point that masturbation is perfectly normal, various people (women and men) are asked how often they masturbate - quite a lot it would appear. Whether you've haven't gotten laid in months or you've been married for what seems like an eternity, there is one thing to be said:

Masturbation means never having to say you're sorry. 

Now watch the video.

Saturday, 5 February 2011

The Vagina Monologues: Women and Masturbation - Part I

If the internet is a reliable barometer then it would appear that women have felt somewhat marginalised where public discussion on masturbation is concerned. In a series beginning today we are giving a platform to bright, intelligent and articulate women who refuse to be silenced on the issue.

This is from the Young Turks channel on YouTube:

Masturbation vs Sex. Which of the following statements do you agree with?