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Porn star teaches sex seminar at residence halls at the University of Illinois

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Porn star teaches sex seminar at the University of Illinois

A University of Illinois residence hall reportedly brought in a former porn star to educate student residents in a week-long sex education seminar.

The program, which began Feb. 3, featured former porn star Annie Sprinkle and ended Thursday with an "orgasm workshop," according to a blog post by campusreform.org.

The program, hosted by resident community Unit One, included speeches by Sprinkle about life as a porn star, a presentation on "Eco-sexology," a free sidewalk sex Clinic, and a screening of "Annie Sprinkle's Amazing World of Orgasm."

The week reportedly involved hands-on, but not nude, participation from University of Illinois students and was funded with student fees paid by residents of the community, the blog reported.

Sprinkle, an internationally known artist, visits colleges around the country to teach sex education and her work is frequently used in educational programs and equal rights campaigns.

This seminar is not the first time she has presented at the university, as she spoke at the school nearly two years ago. But as she expanded her sex talks to the campus' Allen Hall at the end of the week, community members and students had mixed reactions to the racy films and clips, the Daily Illini reported.

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North West Passage

by on Feb. 9, 2013 at 8:24 PM
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talia-mom
by Gold Member on Feb. 10, 2013 at 10:53 AM

Not all students have parents paying their tuition, board, and fees.

Just saying.


Quoting TranquilMind:


The university is not printing money to put on this filth; funding or parental money is being used.  As a parent, this has no place on a college campus. 

Quoting NWP:

I was just pointing out that no tuition money was used for this.

Quoting TranquilMind:

 I know.  Outrageous tuitions are still supporting such ridiculous and appalling activities. 

College founders would turn over in their graves. 


Quoting NWP:

It isn't a course offered through the university.

It is a residence hall seminar, an optional "enrichment" offered through the dorms. Kind of like intramural vs. collegiate sports.

Quoting TranquilMind:

I'm sure a lot of parents are thrilled that their tuition is going to support garbage like this.

Just yuck.  That's truly a disgusting use of time in college. 









TranquilMind
by Platinum Member on Feb. 10, 2013 at 10:54 AM

 

I have the financial input, and it won't be going to places that do this sort of sordid thing, if I have anything to say about it.

"Adults" only in the sense that they are in their late teens.  They have not developed adult judgment, which doesn't come until the early to mid-twenties when the brain is finished.  They are generally not self-supporting either.

I stand by my statement that this is a crappy thing to do to teens. 

Quoting Momniscient:

Lol.

You have zero input as a parent when it comes to college and your kids.

Deal with it.



College is for adults. So yeah... This kind of thing is perfectly acceptable on a college campus.


Quoting TranquilMind:

 



The university is not printing money to put on this filth; funding or parental money is being used.  As a parent, this has no place on a college campus. 



Quoting NWP:



I was just pointing out that no tuition money was used for this.



Quoting TranquilMind:



 I know.  Outrageous tuitions are still supporting such ridiculous and appalling activities. 



College founders would turn over in their graves. 



 



Quoting NWP:



It isn't a course offered through the university.



It is a residence hall seminar, an optional "enrichment" offered through the dorms. Kind of like intramural vs. collegiate sports.



Quoting TranquilMind:



I'm sure a lot of parents are thrilled that their tuition is going to support garbage like this.



Just yuck.  That's truly a disgusting use of time in college. 






 



 






 



 


 

TranquilMind
by Platinum Member on Feb. 10, 2013 at 10:56 AM

 I know.  I didn't, that's for sure.  My children are more fortunate in that we planned early, and didn't have a financially devastating illness. 

Still, this kind of stuff didn't happen on my college campus. 


Quoting talia-mom:

Not all students have parents paying their tuition, board, and fees.

Just saying.

 

Quoting TranquilMind:

 

The university is not printing money to put on this filth; funding or parental money is being used.  As a parent, this has no place on a college campus. 

Quoting NWP:

I was just pointing out that no tuition money was used for this.

Quoting TranquilMind:

 I know.  Outrageous tuitions are still supporting such ridiculous and appalling activities. 

College founders would turn over in their graves. 

 

Quoting NWP:

It isn't a course offered through the university.

It is a residence hall seminar, an optional "enrichment" offered through the dorms. Kind of like intramural vs. collegiate sports.

Quoting TranquilMind:

I'm sure a lot of parents are thrilled that their tuition is going to support garbage like this.

Just yuck.  That's truly a disgusting use of time in college. 


 

 


 

 

 

 


 

talia-mom
by Gold Member on Feb. 10, 2013 at 10:56 AM

And your kids would never have to attend something like this.    If they are adults, they can make these choices not to go if it would offend them or even you.


Quoting TranquilMind:

 I know.  I didn't, that's for sure.  My children are more fortunate in that we planned early, and didn't have a financially devastating illness. 

Still, this kind of stuff didn't happen on my college campus. 


Quoting talia-mom:

Not all students have parents paying their tuition, board, and fees.

Just saying.


Quoting TranquilMind:


The university is not printing money to put on this filth; funding or parental money is being used.  As a parent, this has no place on a college campus. 

Quoting NWP:

I was just pointing out that no tuition money was used for this.

Quoting TranquilMind:

 I know.  Outrageous tuitions are still supporting such ridiculous and appalling activities. 

College founders would turn over in their graves. 


Quoting NWP:

It isn't a course offered through the university.

It is a residence hall seminar, an optional "enrichment" offered through the dorms. Kind of like intramural vs. collegiate sports.

Quoting TranquilMind:

I'm sure a lot of parents are thrilled that their tuition is going to support garbage like this.

Just yuck.  That's truly a disgusting use of time in college. 













Momniscient
by Ruby Member on Feb. 10, 2013 at 10:59 AM
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Guess you should teach your kids better. Sounds like you are highly insecure in your own children and your ability to parent them.

Like I said: deal with it cause you don't have control over college kids.

It is very telling indeed that you find access to information to be so threatening. And it doesn't matte on little bit if you find it crappy. Because you don't have any say in the matter.


Quoting TranquilMind:

 


I have the financial input, and it won't be going to places that do this sort of sordid thing, if I have anything to say about it.


"Adults" only in the sense that they are in their late teens.  They have not developed adult judgment, which doesn't come until the early to mid-twenties when the brain is finished.  They are generally not self-supporting either.


I stand by my statement that this is a crappy thing to do to teens. 


Quoting Momniscient:

Lol.

You have zero input as a parent when it comes to college and your kids.

Deal with it.



College is for adults. So yeah... This kind of thing is perfectly acceptable on a college campus.



Quoting TranquilMind:


 




The university is not printing money to put on this filth; funding or parental money is being used.  As a parent, this has no place on a college campus. 




Quoting NWP:




I was just pointing out that no tuition money was used for this.




Quoting TranquilMind:




 I know.  Outrageous tuitions are still supporting such ridiculous and appalling activities. 




College founders would turn over in their graves. 




 




Quoting NWP:




It isn't a course offered through the university.




It is a residence hall seminar, an optional "enrichment" offered through the dorms. Kind of like intramural vs. collegiate sports.




Quoting TranquilMind:




I'm sure a lot of parents are thrilled that their tuition is going to support garbage like this.




Just yuck.  That's truly a disgusting use of time in college. 








 




 








 




 




 

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chloedee
by Bronze Member on Feb. 10, 2013 at 11:07 AM
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Many students pay for their own fees, giving their parents absolutely zero input in any way. If you're so concerned about the activities that go on in dorms, tell your children that they won't be paid for or that they need to go to a very conservative college to get your financial support. Other than that, it's ridiculous to think you can control the actions of an adult living away from your home.

No one is doing anything to these teen adults besides extending an invitation to go. At 18, there's nothing stopping them from hiring a stripper with absolutely no educational component, while it sounds like this event has one. As well, at 18 they could get married, sign up for the military or do any number of things with a lot more life long impact than attending an optional event about sex. 

Quoting TranquilMind:


I have the financial input, and it won't be going to places that do this sort of sordid thing, if I have anything to say about it.

"Adults" only in the sense that they are in their late teens.  They have not developed adult judgment, which doesn't come until the early to mid-twenties when the brain is finished.  They are generally not self-supporting either.

I stand by my statement that this is a crappy thing to do to teens. 

Quoting Momniscient:

Lol.

You have zero input as a parent when it comes to college and your kids.

Deal with it.



College is for adults. So yeah... This kind of thing is perfectly acceptable on a college campus.


Quoting TranquilMind:




The university is not printing money to put on this filth; funding or parental money is being used.  As a parent, this has no place on a college campus. 



Quoting NWP:



I was just pointing out that no tuition money was used for this.



Quoting TranquilMind:



 I know.  Outrageous tuitions are still supporting such ridiculous and appalling activities. 



College founders would turn over in their graves. 






Quoting NWP:



It isn't a course offered through the university.



It is a residence hall seminar, an optional "enrichment" offered through the dorms. Kind of like intramural vs. collegiate sports.



Quoting TranquilMind:



I'm sure a lot of parents are thrilled that their tuition is going to support garbage like this.



Just yuck.  That's truly a disgusting use of time in college. 























Whaaaaaa....O.o
by on Feb. 10, 2013 at 11:20 AM
Quoting Momniscient:




If I am providing my child with the money, I have a LOT of say in how they spend it.

If they got a job and paid their own way is a different story.
Momniscient
by Ruby Member on Feb. 10, 2013 at 11:21 AM
You WANT say.

The college doesn't care.


Quoting Whaaaaaa....O.o:

Quoting Momniscient:






If I am providing my child with the money, I have a LOT of say in how they spend it.



If they got a job and paid their own way is a different story.
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Whaaaaaa....O.o
by on Feb. 10, 2013 at 11:23 AM
Quoting Momniscient:




I have a say in whether or not my child attends such a seminar.
Otherwise they will be finding another way to pay for their college if they just want to go crazy.
Momniscient
by Ruby Member on Feb. 10, 2013 at 11:27 AM
If you think so. How are you going to stop them if they want to go?

College is for adults. Your children are going to encounter all kinds of things in the world you don't like. You can't control it. All you can do is teach them your values and then they get to decide for themselves.

There is a reason why people 'go crazy' at college...


Quoting Whaaaaaa....O.o:

Quoting Momniscient:






I have a say in whether or not my child attends such a seminar.

Otherwise they will be finding another way to pay for their college if they just want to go crazy.
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