Oxford University Press, 1986 I have just read Gerda Lerner's The Creation of Patriarchy and am most impressed by this well-structured and documented book. With overwhelming material she shows how the patriarchal model of society has been built up over a period of nearly 2500 years from appr. 3100 to 600 BC in the Mesopotamian... Continue Reading →
Handy Sentences for Too-Kind People
Always be nice to others? We all know that most women have been conditioned to be kind to other people all the time. Even to people who are not all kind to them or who cross their boundaries. Many men deal with the same issue. Yet what do you do about this when you, like... Continue Reading →
Sex, Tea and the King-Servant Game
About that it is dangerous having routines in sexuality using the comparison of your wish of a cup of tea. Proposing the Yin-Yang game or King-Servant game as a way og practising uttering your sexual wishes.
Your body is YOUR body
Recently I read that Emperor Joseph II of the Austrian empire abolished serfdom `by royal decision' in 1781. Serfdom; I thought, what is that exactly? In Dutch it is called lijfeigenschap,in German Leibeigenschaft,in Spanish servidumbre and in French bondage servage. It means according to Wikipedia: `the situation that someone's body is considered as the property... Continue Reading →