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The Sex Problem at Yale

When the average person thinks of Yale University, sex probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. Nevertheless, in recent years Yale has positioned itself as a leader in a radical new form of sex education, complete with sex toy pageants, porn star lectures, sadomasochism seminars, and fellatio demonstrations. What does any of that have to do with the mission of Yale University? That’s the question I set out to answer in my new book, Sex & God at Yale: Porn, Political Correctness, and a Good Education Gone Bad. As a recent Yale grad, class of 2009, I can attest—it wasn’t as exciting as it sounds. And as Yale’s example proves—being obsessed with sex doesn’t necessarily make you sexy.

Everyone knows that power is sexy. And Yale has plenty of that. But you know what isn’t sexy? Turning the training ground for America’s political and cultural elite into an intellectual joke. For instance, Yale has hosted talks by countless members of the sex industry, as if they were top academic experts on human sexuality, with no real counterexamples. The way I see it, a porn producer is about as qualified to lecture me on human sexuality as the CEO of McDonald’s is to lecture me on healthy food choices.

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