Skip to comments.‘Ecosexual’ professor spurs movement: Have sex with Earth to save it
Posted on 09/13/2017 12:37:57 PM PDT by RedMonqey
WILLIAM NARDI - UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS BOSTON SEPTEMBER 5, 2017
Earth as lover, not mother
Four years ago, when art Professor Elizabeth Stephens filmed the documentary Ecosexual Love Story, in which she and her partner licked trees, played with mud, and made love with the environment while naked, the term ecosexuality was still somewhat unknown.
But a lot has happened since then, and ecosexuality isnt such a mystery anymore Google trends show interest in the term has increased exponentially over the last 12 months, seemingly exploding.
That interest can be traced in part back to Stephens, a UC Santa Cruz professor and one leader in the movement that melds art, sex and environmentalism, a la having sex with a tree or marrying the ocean.
Stephens, chair of the art department at the public university, is set to debut her latest documentary Water Makes Us Wet. Its premiere is slated for this week in Germany as part of a large art exhibition.
Over the summer, Stephens also co-led an Ecosex Walking Tour in Germany that offered 25 ways to make love to the Earth, raise awareness of environmental issues, learn ecosexercises, find E-spots, and climax with the planetary clitoris, according to a description of the event on UC Santa Cruzs website.
In May, she helped lead a two-day Ecosex Symposium at the public university. The event included workshops given by professors such as Decolonizing Settler Sexuality and Academic Freedom In An Ecosexphobic World.
Earlier this year, she also co-authored the book The Explorers Guide to Planet Orgasm: for every body, which explores various types of orgasms and how to discover them, its online description states.
All this has not gone unnoticed. The concept was recently featured in Teen Vogue, for example, which told its young readers about a concept called Grassilingus, which was accompanied by a description of a musician laying facedown in grass and licking it.
Whether its masturbating with water pressure, using eco-friendly lubricant, or literally having sex with a tree a person of any sexual proclivity who finds eroticism in nature, or believes that making environmentalism sexy will slow the planets destruction, can be ecosexual, the magazine explained in its June article.
A feature published in August in Womens Health Magazine added to the description.
We chatted with Annie Sprinkle, Ph.D., and Beth Stephens, Ph.D., performance artists, ecosexual experts, and the authors of The Explorers Guide to Planet Orgasm to get the scoop on this trend. They describe being ecosexual as this: you dont look at the Earth as your mother, you look at it as your lover. You also experience nature as sensual, erotic, or sexy. This could mean anything getting off while writhing around naked in the mud to simply getting joy out of doing it in a hot tub or going on a naked hike, the magazine reported.
Last November, a report it Breitbart also spotted the emerging trend. It cites part of Sprinkles and Stephens self-described manifesto.
The document states: We make love with the Earth. We are aquaphiles, teraphiles, pyrophiles and aerophiles. We shamelessly hug trees, massage the earth with our feet and talk erotically to plants. We are skinny dippers, sun worshippers, and stargazers. We caress rocks, are pleasured by waterfalls, and admire the Earths curves often. We make love with the Earth through our senses. We celebrate our E-spots. We are very dirty.
In an email to The College Fix, Stephens said she is inspired by living and working in Santa Cruz as well as growing up in West Virginia.
I grew up around farmers, hunters, fishermen and miners. They all loved the earth and in fact, their health and livelihoods depended on loving the earth, she told The Fix.
Ecosexual art is an art project, she added. It really depends on the audiences reception as to whether it is cultural or political form of art.
An ecosexual is someone who loves the earth.
Insane and sickening.
These are but the beginnings of birth pangs! Things will really get crazy over the next week or so.
This goes beyond Onion.
It’s National Lampoon worthy.
How many times have we heard how we’re f%$#ing the Earth??
Now it’s cool?
Love hearing stories about the Left going insane. Still have reservations about the Left killing its offspring.
Annie Sprinkle, the porn star has a PhD??!?! Tell me this is satire, well. ..isn’t it? We’re f***ed!
Her dad already did and she came up a blooming idiot.
In a sane world this would be recognized for the insanity that it is.
What happens when the gopher bites it off?
And the late night comedians are so desperate for material that all they can make jokes about is Trump?? I mean, I’m no expert but even I could write jokes about what the left does every day. There’s new material all the time!!
is the earth consenting to this?
-—find E-spots, and climax with the planetary clitoris,-—
You cannot make this stuff up...
They used to insitutionize people like this...
I confess that sometimes I will go off the fairway, stand next to a tree, and give it and the earth beneath a golden shower.
Yes, as we edge closer to the Tribulation (whenever that is) the craziness will intensify. We definitely have some crazy folks in the USA right now with Antifa terrorists, BLM terrorists, Lying MSM, lying politicians, etc.)
Apparently you've never bleeped a tree. If you had, you'd never say that.
.....”They used to insitutionize people like this”....
They need to do so today as well!..
Puts new meaning to the phrase..get your rocks off.
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