The pleasure project: global mapping of pleasure

The pleasure project: global mapping of pleasure

Putting pleasure first in AIDS prevention and sexual health promotion

The Pleasure Project mapped initiatives taken around the world which use pleasure as a primary motivation for promoting sexual health. This resource presents these initiatives, including:

  • sex-positive books for teenagers
  • meetings about sexual pleasure and safer sex
  • programmes which eroticise male and female condoms
  • work with Churches to improve sex among married couples
  • erotica designed for HIV-positive people
  • pleasure and harm-reduction counselling for sex workers
  • safe and sexy erotic films.

Twenty-seven initiatives are briefly outlined, along with contact details of the organisations involved.

Summary written in collaboration with BRIDGE and Siyanda

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