The word “slut” isn’t necessarily offensive. It’s a term that should be reclaimed by anyone who enjoys sex because it’s pleasurable, according to the authors of The Ethical Slut.
Traditional ideas about marriage date back to the agrarian era, when large families were necessary for survival. These same values are often seen today, even though there are many more ways to live.
Ethical sluts have an abundance of friends, flirtations, and affection—and feel free to follow their desires. In order to be free, it’s necessary to let go of judgment.
There are many pervasive and destructive myths we hear about relationships and sex. We must recognize them in order to destroy them. Find out more in our Instaread on The Ethical Slut.