Equality Between The Sexes Means More Sex

According to a recent study, in countries with greater equality between the sexes, people have more sex. The hypothesis advanced is that in societies where women don’t have a lot of opportunities (education, career, independence), sex becomes the one asset that they can control, and thus sex is a commodity to be withheld or granted based on what it gets the woman. Yes, it’s a mercenary way of viewing things, but what else could you do given limited resources and freedoms? This is yet another great reason to support women’s rights!

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Jeana

Jeana Jorgensen, PhD recently completed her doctoral degree in folklore and gender studies at Indiana University. She studies fairy tales and other narratives, dance, body art, feminist theory, digital humanities, and gender identity.