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WEEK 27 (AND A BIT OF 26)

Hi everyone, good morning. Hubby has woken me up early this morning, so I might as well just use the extra time and write a blog post. I need to work all day, so with the early start might be able to do more. I’ll merge 2 weeks in this post, as I’ve been extremely… Continue reading WEEK 27 (AND A BIT OF 26)

FASHION

ATTILA KASZ AND THE COUTURE4U

ENG: Finally a man, who loves fashion and is not afraid to wear it! I know, everyone is a fashion blogger these days, but give us some credit and hear me out, please. Attila Kasz and his Couture4U is the only (as far as I know, and believe me, I made my research) male fashion… Continue reading ATTILA KASZ AND THE COUTURE4U

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SEXUALITY AND POWER – part 6

Another approach to reveal the coherences linked to the subject can be observed in Bristow`s writing, Sexuality, where he lists several issues that have not been mentioned so far. One of them is the problem of pornography, which highly relates to the notion of sex shops, and how it is criticised by feminists. As pornography… Continue reading SEXUALITY AND POWER – part 6

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THE TRUE COLOUR OF THE KAMA SUTRA…

ENG: I was reading Deepak Chopra’s interpretation of the Kama Sutra, where he links sexuality and spirituality. It is a real soulfood with wonderful images and lots of high quality vibration. Tell me, what does LOVE mean to you? HU: A minap a kezembe került Deepak Chopra újraértelmezett Kama Sutrája, melyben a szexualitást a spiritualitással… Continue reading THE TRUE COLOUR OF THE KAMA SUTRA…

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SEXUALITY AND POWER – part 5

Judith Butler in Gender Trouble questions the category of woman, and claims that gender is constructed, it is ‘a free –floating artifice’ (Butler, 1990:6) and is more produced than natural. She also draws parallel between language and sexuality, how linguistic structures shape its perception and offer a platform for its reconstructed association. Many points of… Continue reading SEXUALITY AND POWER – part 5

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SEXUALITY AND POWER – part 4

Both social and cultural factors define how sexuality is perceived by the individual; therefore it is a complex phenomenon as Foucault claimed, rather than a simple biological fact. In Foucault’s History ‘he argues that the apparatus of sexuality is of central importance in the modern play of power’ (Weeks, 1981:6). Weeks observes how Foucault introduces… Continue reading SEXUALITY AND POWER – part 4

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SEXUALITY AND POWER – part 2

The contemporary understandings of sexuality can be traced back to the appearance of what Foucault calls the ‘scientia sexualis’ (Foucault, 1990), when the notion of sexuality turned into something that must be explored and, recorded in order to gain control over it. He argued that sexology was a new discourse of power. By discourse Foucault… Continue reading SEXUALITY AND POWER – part 2