Maite Zubiaurre ducked inside an antique shop to escape the heat of a sweltering August day in Madrid. There, she found a treasure trove of pictures featuring naked men and women engaging in a variety of sex acts. But perhaps the most surprising images were photos and sketches of nuns and priests frolicking together on consecrated ground.
Us westerners might think ourselves as sexually liberated—or at least headed in that direction. And that may be the case, but there are some cultures who make us look like repressed prudes. It’s impossible to list all of the strange sexual customs and adulthood rites around the world, but here’s a fascinating look at some of the craziest sex rituals we have found.
Boldy go where you have never gone before with these out-of-this-world positions in honor of Star Trek’s 50th anniversary.
Leonard Nimoy was a true believer in Joseph Cambell’s ‘find your bliss.” His photography is a reflection of someone willing to follow their own passion without compromise. Acting may have fulfilled Nimoy, but it was photography that touched his soul.
My eyes popped open to see someone had opened the door. He was standing with the ambient light behind him, highlighting his large frame as it filled the doorway. The intruder’s chest heaved with every exhale, and I could feel his eyes boring into me from the shadows of his face. I closed my eyes again thinking this was all a dream. There was a rush going through my ears, and all I could hear was the beating of my heart.
For some people, it’s about the struggle to get free, while others enjoy the sense of surrender. However, the one thing that is most loved about rope bondage is that it is multi-functional. Not only does it keep someone immobilized, it can also be a beautifully captivating body adornment or it can be used to create pleasurable pressure points.
With daring models positioned in all types of alluring situations, some may think they are the centerpiece of erotic images. However, if one were to look closer—they would see a consistent theme throughout; precisely executed Shibari (Japanese Rope Bondage).