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Challenging the Medicalization of Sex




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Table of Contents:

2017 NVC Capstone Video

2017 Dr. Tiefer Lecture: The Beautiful Tension: Would M&J have said that sex is more like dancing or digestion?

2016 Dr. Tiefer lecture: Indiana University lecture: "The New 'Female Sexual Dysfunction' A Story of Medicalization, Disease-Mongering, and Resistance"

2015 "Throw that Pink Pill Away"

2015 TV interview about Addyi

2013 Dr. Tiefer lecture (together with Kim Witczak); National Grand Rounds at the National Physicians Alliance: "Challenging the Selling of Sickness: A New Partnership Movement of Professionals and Advocates"

2011 Dr. Vajayjay's! Privatize Those Privates!

2011 "Orgasm, Inc." trailer

2010 Las Vegas Conference

2009 Vulvagraphics

2007 Dr. Tiefer lecture

Recommended Videos

2017 NVC Capstone Video

2017 Dr. Tiefer Lecture "The Beautiful Tension: Would M&J have said that sex is more like dancing or digestion?"

Washington University Inaugural Masters and Johnson Lecture.

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2016 Indiana University lecture

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2015 "Throw that Pink Pill Away"

A song about rejecting flibanserin.

2011 Dr. Vajayjay's! Privatize Those Privates!

2015 TV interview about Addyi

The Misinformation Behind Female Viagra with Dr. Leonore Tiefer

Trailer for "Orgasm, Inc,"

a full-length documentary that features the New View

2010 Las Vegas Conference

Here are the presentations of five of the plenary speakers at our 2010 Las Vegas conference, "Framing the Vulva: Genital Cosmetic Surgery and Genital Diversity" - Virginia Braun, Leonore Tiefer, Fiona Green, Vanessa Schick and Lynn Comella.

Virginia Braun, PhD from New View.

Leonore Tiefer, PhD from New View.

Fiona Green, PhD from New View.

Vanessa Schick, PhD from New View.

Lynn Comella, PhD from New View.

VULVAGRAPHICS: October, 2009

Art and activism intervention by New View Campaign to celebrate Female Genital Diversity. For more information, click here. To view on YouTube click here.

Female Sexual Dysfunction, Marketing, and Disease-Mongering

2007 lecture by Dr. Leonore Tiefer

Click the Play button to play the first 10 minutes of the talk here.

Complete video coverage of the talk is located here.


Recommended Videos

Here is a 2010 Australian news expose of how graphic artists are censored from depicting female genitalia and inadvertently contribute to the female genital cosmetic surgery industry "Labiaplasty"

2010 Documentary on ethical and commercial abuses in the egg donor industry "Eggsploitation"

Here's a PODCAST (audio only) of a 2011 London Maudsley Hospital debate on the proposition "Female Sexual Dysfunction is pharmaceutical industry fabrication"

"Big Bucks, Big Pharma: Marketing Disease & Pushing Drugs" is an excellent documentary from the highly esteemed Media Education Foundation. Read the details, pricing, etc. here

A 5 minute video documentary, "Big Bucks, Big Pharma," posted on Google by Media Education Foundation, focuses on how the prescription drug industry markets disease to push drugs.

Here is a spoof about a new disease - motivational deficiency disorder - that perfectly illustrates "disease mongering." Click here to see it on You Tube. It was made in Australia.

Another hilarious spoof of medicalization: FDA approves depressant drug for the annoyingly cheerful. Click here.

Here's another one made by the health consumer group Prescription for Change. The ultimate pharma ad. Click here.