As a primary human experience and an important aspect of overall psychological health, a sexuality that is assumed and in congruence with the needs of the individual is essential for everyone. Several international organizations have even made sexuality, and in particular sexual education, a fundamental human right, especially when it concerns women. However, sexuality does not always rhyme with positivity. It is still too regularly divided between what is "normal" on the one hand and "abnormal" or "pathological" practices on the other. However, for several decades, the so-called sexpositivity approach has been gaining momentum. According to activist Allena Gabosch, sex positivity can be defined as "the attitude toward human sexuality that views all consensual sexual activity as fundamentally healthy and pleasurable, and that encourages sexual pleasure and sexual experimentation." In addition to being a political movement for sexual rights, sexpositivity is also a way for clinicians to approach sexuality in counseling, as well as a decidedly queer and feminist approach to intimacy. This scientific review will thus focus on showing the existing research on this subject.
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