Home » NEWS » Banking & Finance » (BUSINESS VIDEO) Al Vernacchio: Sex needs a new metaphor. Here's one …

(BUSINESS VIDEO) Al Vernacchio: Sex needs a new metaphor. Here's one …

For some reason, says educator Al Vernacchio in this Ted Talk, the metaphors for talking about sex in the US all come from baseball — scoring, getting to first base, etc. The problem is, this frames sex as a competition, with a winner and a loser. Instead, he suggests a new metaphor, one that’s more about shared pleasure, open discussion, enjoyment. Let’s talk about … pizza.

In his 12th-grade Sexuality and Society class, Al Vernacchio speaks honestly and positively about human sexuality.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>