Instead of celebrating male sexuality, fear-based debates over porn and rape are taking over and isolating men
A man can be both a male with very masculine desires and attitudes and a self-aware, responsible, and thoughtful person.
David Ley is a clinical psychologist working in the area of human sexuality. In this article he contends that the branding of male (and female) sexuality as “addiction” brings in big money for therapists pretending to fix it.
According to many popular dialogues online and in the media today, looking at too much pornography can cause erectile dysfunction. Dr. David Ley responds to the hysteria.
There has been a tremendous amount of hyperbole about porn use, with many authors claiming that viewing porn triggers dangerous neurochemical changes in the brain. Dr, David Ley provides groundbreaking new research that proves it just ain’t so.
We live in an increasing culture of victimhood. Dr. David Ley reminds that our reactions to cries of victimization must be tempered with a belief in supporting their resiliency.
Women’s rape fantasies. Are they a symptom of “patriarchal culture?” Are they dangerous? No, they’re just fantasies, and those who have them shouldn’t be shamed, accordig to Dr. David Ley.
Sociology and women’s studies professor Mary Ann Layden makes some wildly unsubstantiated claims about women viewing porn, warning that the more pornography women witness, the more likely they are to be victims of rape. Dr. David Ley responds.
We often hear hand-wringing sermons by ‘experts’ claiming male interest in porn is a terrifying addiction. Psychologist Dr. David Ley takes a look at the recent film Don Jon and concludes the real problem is not that porn-watching is scary, but that it is free, convenient, and offers men a discounted option to the high cost of sex.