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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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chloedee
by Bronze Member on Feb. 10, 2013 at 11:28 AM

Realistically, how would you ever know? I can understand a phone call telling them you'd prefer they not attend, but having a "say in" it seems pretty far fetched, especially since you'd have no idea. 

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.



NWP
by guerrilla girl on Feb. 10, 2013 at 11:44 AM
There is nothing requiring your permission or notification. How would you even know if your child doesn't tell you?

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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NWP
by guerrilla girl on Feb. 10, 2013 at 11:52 AM
My experience as a person who has spent my entire adult live either being a student or instructor at universities is that it is the most sheltered kids who lose their $hit and wind up dropping out from too much partying

Quoting Momniscient:

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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finnbar
by Bronze Member on Feb. 10, 2013 at 12:13 PM
Oh. I see. Around here we teach kids to do that in private. And then wash their hands.


Quoting Goodwoman614:




Quoting finnbar:

um, "hands on but not nude" what does that even MEAN??

...that you're allowed to stick your hands in your pants.




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TranquilMind
by Platinum Member on Feb. 10, 2013 at 12:15 PM

 

Pleasant as always, I see.  Watch out - your character is showing.

Apparently, you want your kids to attend sex seminars by strippers while on campus.  We just aim a little higher than that here, academically and morally. 

 


 

Quoting Momniscient:

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. 








 




 








 




 


 


 


 

Woodbabe
by Woodie on Feb. 10, 2013 at 12:17 PM

Sounds like a class I'd be first in line for back in college! LOL

Goodwoman614
by Satan on Feb. 10, 2013 at 12:17 PM



Quoting finnbar:

Oh. I see. Around here we teach kids to do that in private. And then wash their hands.


Quoting Goodwoman614:




Quoting finnbar:

um, "hands on but not nude" what does that even MEAN??

...that you're allowed to stick your hands in your pants.





Twirl, twirl, twirl, that stick...

coupon_ash_back
by on Feb. 10, 2013 at 12:46 PM

ick, I wouldn't attend. I have better things to do on campus

mehamil1
by Platinum Member on Feb. 10, 2013 at 1:11 PM

Answer me this, I am really curious. How would you stop them? Unless you knew EVERYTHING that happened on the campus and you had great communication with your kid and they told you they wanted to attend this thing, how would you even know? You wouldn't unless they told you. So no, you do not have a say in this unless they told you. And even if they did, how would you stop them from attending it? Say you'll pull financial support? That's a really mean thing to do. Take away your kids educational future just because you disagree with with a seminar they want to attend. That's petty and manipulative and controlling. I'm not saying you would do that, only assuming you would if your kid told you they wanted to go. 

And even then, even if you pull the funding, your kid could take out loans and/or work or apply for scholarships and fund their education that way and still do whatever they wanted without your input. 

You really do not have control over what happens on a college campus and what your child does while on that campus. You really truly don't. 

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.
mehamil1
by Platinum Member on Feb. 10, 2013 at 1:20 PM

Like your character is sparkling. You've said in the past that you are a Christian. Jesus said some stuff about splinters and logs...how did that go? Oh yes, don't point out the splinter in your brothers eye when there's a log in yours. Or in your case an entire forest of trees. 

I personally wouldn't give a flying rats ass if my son attended this kind of seminar. I would want him to have a well rounded education and not believe that sex and orgasms and the human body is something shameful. That sexuality should be hidden or whatever. That does not make me any more immoral than anyone else. 

As for academics, like I said in a previous post, too many people are ignorant of their own bodies and sexuality in general. I would love it if kids were taught that sex can feel good and teach about the emotions that come with it and how to deal with them. That orgasms are normal and healthy and should be expected in any healthy adult sexual/romantic relationship. 

You don't have any right to judge people for the choices they make. None. No one is perfect. You can raise your kids how ever you want but don't act like you are superior to anyone else who goes another way. You aren't superior. 

Quoting TranquilMind:

Pleasant as always, I see.  Watch out - your character is showing.

Apparently, you want your kids to attend sex seminars by strippers while on campus.  We just aim a little higher than that here, academically and morally. 

Quoting Momniscient:

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.


uoting 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 uck.  That's truly a disgusting use of time in college. 

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