Northwestern Defends Sex Demonstration

March 3, 2011

Northwestern University officials are defending an explicit after-class event for a "Human Sexuality" course -- even though some students were offended, The Chicago Sun-Times reported. In the event, a naked woman was penetrated by a sex toy manipulated by her boyfriend and was brought to an orgasm. While students witnessed the demonstration (which was optional), they were not onstage. Exhibitionists from outside the university did the demonstration. A spokesman for the university said, “Northwestern University faculty members engage in teaching and research on a wide variety of topics, some of them controversial and at the leading edge of their respective disciplines. The university supports the efforts of its faculty to further the advancement of knowledge.”

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