Sexology is the third in a trilogy of performances created and directed by Mel Gordon and sponsored by the Goethe-Institut (The Seven Addictions and Five Professions of Anita Berber and Hanussen: The True Story of Hitler's Jewish Clairvoyant were the first two). But where the prior productions ran only for a couple of days at Bimbo's 365 Club, Sexology has been given free rein (through Aug. 17) at the warehouse space owned by the head of the S.F. Art Commission, Stanlee Gatti. It makes all the difference.
"It really feels like we're in Germany in the 1920s," gushes a woman with waist-length blond hair and very pink cheeks. "It's too bad there's another show. I don't really want to leave." Looking at her, I wonder if she might not be the Winnie the Pooh masturbator. As Hirschfeld pointed out, it's just a mild form of bestiality -- nothing to be ashamed of.