Strand: Sexual revolutions
The past year's furore over #MeToo has given renewed profile to issues around sex today. In particular, the question of consent has become central to court cases, the shaming of high-profile figures and even to everyday relationships. Do we need to be taught consent? Should we install smartphone apps to prove we have received consent? More generally, we live in an era where pornography is more readily available than ever. But what are the consequences for society and morality? An even thornier issue is if we take human beings out of sexual relationships. What would be the impact of amorous androids?