Sex in Student Press Spotlight Again: This Time in India

From Kansas to Kerala, India, sex is stirring controversy within the college press.  As CMM previously reported, a Daily Kansan “sex issue” recently earned some naysaying and media rabble-rousing in greater Lawrence.  Now, a student magazine at a college in India is in the spotlight for a cover page deemed overly sexual.

 

 

As displayed above, the cover depicts the shadowed outlines of four children gazing at a poster of a nude couple engaging in some manner of sexual activity.  Magazine editors said the image symbolized the need for greater sexual awareness.  School officials and members of a government-backed students union are not amused.  According to the students union head:

 

The students have openly protested against such a magazine. They take it to their homes only after removing the cover page. Such a thing should not happen again.

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  1. […] January 5, 2009 by Dan Reimold Sex has been the story of the student press for the past decade, for better and worse. Sex columns and sex issues in college newspapers and full-blown campus sex magazines have appeared with increasing regularity and as increasingly risqué at or near campuses nationwide and into Canada (and even India!). […]