These Folks Believe Having Sex With Nature Could Save It

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Since we’re killing earth more and more every single day, other people are doing their best to save it. And while those people are taking the usual routes by recycling and saving energy, the gals in this story are all about having sex with nature. Literally.

According to Vice, there is something called the “ecosexual bathhouse,” taking place at the Syndey LiveWorks Festival of experimental art. Essentially the bathhouse is an “interactive installation created by artists Loren Kronemyer and Ian Sinclair of Pony Express, who described the as a ‘no-holds-barred extravaganza meant to dissolve the barriers between species as we descend into oblivion’ as the result of our global environmental crisis.” So what does that mean? People are really, really going to get close to nature.

And the number of folks who are all about getting all touchy with nature has increased recently, at least according to PhD candidate in sociology at the University of Nevada, Jennifer Reed.


Amanda Morgan, a faculty member at the UNLV School of Community Health Sciences who is involved in the ecosexual movement, says that ecosexuality could be measured in a sense not unlike the Kinsey Scale: On one end, it encompasses people who try to use sustainable sex products, or who enjoy skinny dipping and naked hiking. On the other are “people who roll around in the dirt having an orgasm covered in potting soil,” she said. “There are people who fuck trees, or masturbate under a waterfall.”

You read that last quote correctly. Remember when people used to hook up with pies? Ah, simpler times.

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And these horny nature folks can thank Bay Area performance artists, activists and especially couple Annie Sprinkle and Elizabeth Stephens, who have made ecosexuality a personal crusade.

I’m all about improving the earth, but I’m not sure my personal crusade involves me dropping my pants in the woods.