Far from the desexualized stereotype that some critics place on him, Lacan wanted people to experience the true movement and fluidity of their desire.
Sex shame in our lives and sex shaming in our cultural sphere are intimately tangled. Instead of telling you the right way to put a condom on or how to please your lover, this series will examine the lives and theories of thinkers who were interested in pushing sex forward in some cultural way.
Ask any novelist: a city is a character. The landscape and the history confer a personality. A city grows, matures, and dies. Like ant hills have a super-organismal self invisible to ants – and like, inversely, each of us is something of a moving city for our cells and germs – the categories “place” and “person” are ideas, not facts.