Let’s talk about sex: ‘C*bul’ puts spotlight on porn

All Things Books / Review

About C*bul: Perbincangan Serius Tentang Seksualitas Kontemporer,
Written by Desca Angelianawati, and was originally published in Jakarta Post,
Mar 11, 2020


Sex and pornography have been controversial topics in Indonesia for years and are often taboo simply because discussing them will always intersect with traditions, norms, religious beliefs and the law.

Hendri Yulius has no such qualms. The young Indonesian writer and lecturer of gender and sexuality studies breaks the boundaries with his new book titled C*abul: Perbincangan Serius Tentang Seksualitas Kontemporer (Pervert: A Serious Discourse on Contemporary Sexuality).

Released in late 2019 by Marjin Kiri Publisher, the book unveils contemporary sexuality from a pornographic point of view. It is noteworthy for the fact alone that nonfictional books on sexuality, pornography and eroticism are few and far between in Indonesia.

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