Women, sex, and monkeys: what primatology can teach us about female desire


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"With primatology, science has refused to see that females are the aggressors, the rulers, the initiators of sex. For so long, almost to a humorous extent, we have looked right past the truth; which is that the females are leaving their young, they're objectifying their mates, they're the agents of desire. The psychologist had to… READ THE REST


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Harlots. Clearly we shall have to send forth evangelists to propagate St. Paul's Epistle to the Simians to curb the arboreal Jezebels of Apedom!


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Nice article. I was reminded of the film Natural Selection which I think is a good and humorous portrait of cultural expectations and actual inclinations.

I've heard a few women friends say they are like the male stereotype in that they don't get attached to lovers, almost as a point of pride or toughness.


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This just in: The idea that women have sexual appetites surprises some people.


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This dovetails nicely with the article When Women Wanted Sex Much More than Men which shows how for most of recorded history, "common wisdom" held that women had higher sex-drives than men, and it wasn't until the puritan movement that this changed.


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