Today’s Solutions: June 13, 2024

LGBTQ rainbow flag flies against the sky, silhouette of a person making a heart with both their hands

France and New Zealand criminalize "conversion therapy"

Conversion therapy is the damaging and degrading practice that attempts to change a person’s sexual identity or gender identity, based on the idea that an individual’s sexual orientation is something that needs to be “cured.”  Late last year, we shared an article celebrating Canada’s Read More...

Sex advice from those who̵

Sex advice from those who've been "doing it" the longest

Why is it that many younger people out there get weirded out when it comes to sexual intimacy between seniors? The reality is that there is no age limit on sexuality or sexual activity. Humans are social creatures with a natural need for intimacy. Even though most seniors may not feel the urge Read More...

Vitality and Connection - A week of Love

Vitality and connection: A round-up of our week on Love…

“Life without love is like food without salt,” - Isabel Allende At the Optimist Daily, we work to put a spotlight on the solutions that abound around us. While much of what we tackle are the “big” issues like the environment, medicine, science and energy, some of the most salient Read More...

Buried pleasure

Buried pleasure

From The Intelligent Optimist Magazine Fall/Winter 2016 For centuries women’s sexual desire has been erased in favor of men’s. In her new book ‘Closer’ Sarah Barmak describes a “reawakening of sex-positive feminism” that is in line with other holistic trends like yoga, slow food and Read More...

Sexual love the divine way

Sexual love the divine way

From The Intelligent Optimist Magazine Fall/Winter 2016 Selfishness stands in the way of fulfilling sexual love. As long as man is only chasing his own excitement, woman chooses selfishness as well and love is neglected and ignored. Loveless sex and ongoing suffering is the result. There’s Read More...

Making love a meditation

Making love a meditation

From The Intelligent Optimist Magazine Fall/Winter 2016 A conversation with Diana Richardson By Jurriaan Kamp And Nancy Reed Years ago two Dutch comedians did a great sketch. Ridiculing people’s needs always to be competitive, they introduced a new version of ping pong, which they called fun Read More...

Education starts with the futu

Education starts with the future

[caption id="attachment_257135" align="alignleft" width="379"] Photo: Kyle Taylor via Flikr[/caption] Lessons about sexuality can be fun too. Karin Van Kooten | July/August 2012 Issue  Isaac Kiyaga likes to work with computers. So the 16-year-old student at the Bukomero School, in the central Read More...