H.L. Mencken is said to have defined fundamentalism as “a terrible, pervasive fear that someone, somewhere, is having fun.” With that in mind, Annie Sprinkle and her wife, Elizabeth Stephens, are giving fundamentalists and conservatives another reason to abhor the environmental movement (or, we hope, lighten up and get on board). They’ve started something they call SexEcology. It involves using sex and sexuality to raise awareness about environmental and sustainability issues. More than “doing it green,” they say, it’s a way to make the movement itself more sexy and fun. If people regarded the planet as a lush setting for sensual pleasure — a big spherical lover — rather than a storehouse of things to be consumed, they’d treat it with more care. At... More >>>