SUMMARY FOR POLITICS OF PLEASURE

In this module, we’ve discussed the linkage between female sex organs and reproduction and focused on the history of the clitoris as an organ of sexual pleasure. The assigned resources engage with the ways in which sexual pleasure is culturally scripted along heteronormative lines and circulated in ways that emphasize certain “truths.” Indeed, a politics of ignorance privileges certain knowledge and ignores or actively represses other aspects. It is time that all bodies, not just female bodies, explore pleasure for its own sake and find new forms of (a)sexual expression.

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