Organic Sex?

Zuzu at Feministe comments on a site advocating “organic sex”, which turns out to be an apparent appropriation of the language of the organic food/healthy living movement in the service of religious anti-sex, anti-contraceptive goals. This sort of appropriation is clearly not new (e.g. “greenwashing” in the corporate world) but it is new for the anti-sex crowd, I think. While this sort of thing doesn’t post much threat to people with a solid background in sexual health, I agree with the final assessment offered in zuzu’s post — it makes the dissemination of accurate information that much more difficult when misinformation is passed on under seemingly well-intentioned health concerns. [Continue reading]