The Art of Lust

Always dutiful, your faithful Pleasure Project reporter is here in Sydney attending the “Festival on the Art of Lust”. Its a celebration of creative sexuality with artists exploring lust and sexuality. Just to add to your envy , it’s being held in a dance centre overlooking a bay in Sydney. So as I attend workshops […]

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Writers on Pleasure and safety: Safer Sex in the Texts

Wrapping up our stint at Jaipur Literature Festival The Pleasure Project wanted to commend three people who have won our hearts this week.. We heart Candice Bushall, author of the “Sex in the City”  novel and many others since. She is not scared to tackle sexual taboos head on in her work and I told […]

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Delhi and Vaginas – the Monologues and the Great Wall

It was so exciting to go to performance in Delhi of  “The Vagina Monologues” performed as part of Breakthrough’s 10th anniversary this Thursday. It reminded me of just how revolutionary it can feel to shout “cunt” and “vagina” into the open air and how little we talk about the pleasure, fear and excitement vagina’s provoke […]

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Beyond the Pleasure Prinicple – we are getting great press

The Pleasure Project has got heaps of people talking…and made it into quite a few news channels… Here we are interviewed by AIDSChicago and talked about on Reuters and IRIN  news http://www.plusnews.org/Report.aspx?ReportId=89919 And some other people are talking about pleasure too now – the world is listening ! Young people need more pleasure http://www.sxmislandtime.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=11262:prevention-psas-need-more-pleasure-&catid=31:general&Itemid=76 http://news.caribseek.com/Global_Caribbean/printer_88169.shtml […]

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Huge gay sex, MTV and spanking

Last night we sipped, nibbled and talked pleasure at the Viacom (i.e., parent company of MTV) party in Vienna.

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Will you play with yourself tonight ?

That was the Pleasure Project’s opening line at Vienna 2010 -(the biggest global AIDS conference ever happening this week – with 25,000 people gathering from all over the world)   It was all part of our campaign to get public health people to put a bit more pleasure in their life and a bounce in […]

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Share your AIDS2010 Fantasies

Tell us a juicy story… you know, that one that you were thinking of during the plenary, when your mind wandered from multiple concurrent relationships in a faraway land to multiple concurrent relationships in the room next door. Just send a plain text email to fantasy@thepleasureproject.org. Don’t worry, it won’t even show your email address […]

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LIVE from the 4th African Conference: Days 3 & 4

Well, I must say, things have really picked up over here the past few days. I’ll try to give a quick recap now, and a more thorough account later, after today’s closing sessions. Wednesday By Wednesday, everything was running much more smoothly and the discussions were really getting going. We had a very nice Pleasure […]

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LIVE from the 4th African Conference: Day 2

Today was a bit of a rocky second day of the conference. It is understandable to open your conference with political statements about the importance of integration, health systems strengthening, and [insert other buzzword here]. But when you carry on this trend for the entire morning of the second day of the conference, it makes […]

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LIVE from the 4th Africa Conference on SRHR

Hey Pleasure-verse! I’m writing to you live from the 4th African Conference on Sexual Health & Rights: Sexuality, HIV & AIDS in Africa. The conference has just opened in Addis, and you can tell people are ready to get down to the real work in the coming days. Here’s a bit of a report from […]

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