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  Ms. Magazine | Opposite of Sex
In her latest book, Sex Is Not a Natural Act, (Westview Press) she points out that Western industrialized society is in love with the scientific method--to the detriment of our sex lives.
In Tiefer's view, sex can be ecstatic or boring, but it can also be something in the middle: a way to comfort others, to find relief from the drudgeries of our lives; an affirmation of our ability to please someone else, as well as an affirmation of our own desirability.
The visibility of sex in the media and its influence on how we understand sex is only 30 or 40 years old.
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 Opposite sex - Uncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Opposite Sex, 'fake sex', or 'the other white sex' as it is sometimes called, is when a man inserts his mouth into a woman's mouth.
As the famous fl person / president of America William J. Clinton most notably said of it, "I did not have sexual relations with that woman.
I merely engaged in opposite sexual relations with her.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Opposite_sex   (98 words)

 #5: The Opposite of Sex
Sex was the topic on every American's lips in 1998, a year when even our President weighed in on what counted as "sex," pending whose lips were where.
Homosexuality is prime fodder for many of Opposite's jokes, but Bill himself is not a joke, and the world he inhabits, pastel-colored and unmetropolitan as it is, accepts his sexuality almost casually, at least until their sympathies are manipulated by the entropic forces of farce.
All this, but for the interventions of The Opposite of Sex's final major protagonist, and she is not just Roos' crowning achievement, she is a front-line candidate as the year's most indelible character.
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 Film: The Opposite Of Sex
Roos is getting nothing short of critical raves for The Opposite of Sex, his hilarious take on the effect one sexually precocious 16 year old (played by Christina Ricci) has on a gay household.
Part of the charm of The Opposite of Sex is Roos' ability to meld so many different styles: the film is equal parts soap opera, screwball comedy, romance and sitcom, with more plot twists than Sleuth and Deathtrap combined.
What it's saying is that sex matters, it's also saying that it counts who you sleep with, it's a life-changing act.
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 The Opposite of Sex DVD Review
As a result, The Opposite of Sex is the opposite of boring.
The Opposite of Sex, (a Christina Ricci showcase), pulls off an almost impossible trick - it's a gleefully irreverent piece of political incorrectness that is never mean-spirited - indeed, as much as it would pain Dede, (the Ricci character), to admit it, the movie has heart.
On the surface, "The Opposite of Sex" has the standard love story movie elements with characters engaged in the process of discovery and revelation.
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 DVD REVIEW: THE OPPOSITE OF SEX   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
There's also a heart beating in "The Opposite of Sex," but it might be hard to get a pulse when you're laughing so hard at the clever dialogue and bodacious situations.
What really endeared me to "The Opposite of Sex" was Roos' ability to toss political correctness out the window and deliver a film that is both entertaining and challenging.
I'll probably add "The Opposite of Sex" to my top ten list at the end of the year, it's that good.
www.lightviews.com /oppositeofsex.htm   (1230 words)

 Cranky Critic® Movie Reviews: The Opposite of Sex
Ah, sometimes I really enjoy being a thick skinned liberal, and The Opposite of Sex, which slanders almost everybody in one way or another, is one of those times.
and though the opposite of sex promises, in its advertising, to offend, it is a very funny an ribald flick.
So, unless you're a thin skinned PC fanatic, or a homosexual or born again Christian or Kinko's employee or teacher or single straight girl or Jew or Southern White trash type the odds that you'll be offended are slight.
www.crankycritic.com /archive98/oppositeofsex.html   (659 words)

 Lively "The Opposite of Sex" is the opposite of boring   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Because "The Opposite of Sex" begins on familiar angst-ridden teenager ground at first, it may take awhile for audiences to realize just how unusual a movie they are seeing.
Unlike most stock sex comedies, "The Opposite of Sex" allows its characters to have strong human desires and needs that go beyond sex to what just might be the opposite of sex.
"The Opposite of Sex" is rated R for strong language and open sexuality.
web.nmsu.edu /~jearley/opposite.html   (546 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: The Opposite Of Sex [1999]: DVD: Christina Ricci,Martin Donovan (II),Lisa Kudrow,Lyle Lovett,Johnny ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Opposite Of Sex has to be one of the best films of the 90's.
The Opposite Of Sex didn't exactly set the Box Office alight, but its distinctive tone will stay with us for years as one of the best films in quite a while.
The Opposite Of Sex is a film you will either love or hate because it's full of sex and swearing.
www.amazon.co.uk /Opposite-Sex-Christina-Ricci/dp/B00004CZ55   (1478 words)

 The Opposite of Sex - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Opposite of Sex is a 1998 film directed by Don Roos.
Narrating the ending, Dede sarcastically concludes that sex is precisely the opposite of what people should want, leading as it does to kids, disease, or worst of all, relationships.
At the end of the film, the vignettes of the various caring relationships among the characters shows the Opposite of superficial sexual gratification.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Opposite_of_Sex   (311 words)

 The Shrubbery -- Movie Review -- The Opposite of Sex   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It was a rental (came to your local indie screen in May of '98), so don't go looking at the box office for it.
The Opposite of Sex stars Ricci as a white-trashy "punk" teen from Louisiana, who runs away to her gay half-brother's house (Martin Donovan) in Indiana when her step father dies.
Also, it's not a chick-flick, it's more of a "GenXer," which means you and all your buddies can watch and giggle all you want at the skimpy outfits Ricci wears and no one will think you're a unsensitive pig.
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 The Opposite of Sex   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This week, in Don Roos's insufferable The Opposite of Sex, we're harangued throughout its smarmy, pseudo-hip shenanigans by the smug asides of Christina Ricci, who's fast becoming the Monica Lewinsky of indie cinema.
In short order she seduces Bill's dumb but studly lover Matt (Ivan Sergei) and sets off a series of misadventures whose contrivance is exceeded only by their bad taste.
Incapable even of maintaining its fl-comic, anarchic pose without slipping into hypocritical sentimentality, this film proves the opposite not only of sex but of everything else that is passionate, spontaneous, human, and fun.
www.bostonphoenix.com /archive/movies/98/06/18/THE_OPPOSITE_OF_SEX.html   (194 words)

 The Opposite of Sex
Christina Ricci gets all tarted up and says nasty things about gay men in The Opposite of Sex, a self-consciously scabrous comedy from Don Roos, the guy who wrote Single White Female, Boys on the Side, and the ill-advised Diabolique remake.
From square one, The Opposite of Sex is absolutely infatuated with itself, having 16-year-old DeDee Truitt (Ricci) comment on everything that happens in voiceover.
In the end, The Opposite of Sex is a reasonably well-made, good-natured romp, with a refreshingly unstereotypical gay character at the center of the action and some pointed social commentary.
www.deep-focus.com /flicker/opposite.html   (763 words)

Which one quality of your sex do you think first catches the attention of the opposite sex?
Do you relate to your friends of the opposite sex the same way you relate to your same-sex friends?
No Think of the most recent time a friend of the opposite sex started dating someone.
www.usaweekend.com /classroom/teen_survey2002qs.html   (1016 words)

 The Opposite of Sex   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
I've wanted to see The Opposite of Sex for a few years now, ever since a videocassette trailer gave me a taste of its hysterically witty sexual hijinks.
Well, the trailer misrepresented the movie, making it seem more of a comedy than it really is. Still, I'm glad I was enticed into watching it; the movie, while oftentimes more serious than I expected, is good storytelling indeed.
However, anyone with a reasonably open mind should have a treat with this dark comedy and sexual psychodrama, which is certainly one of the more unique films I've seen in a while.
www.rambles.net /opposite_sex98.html   (312 words)

 the opposite of sex
Now the talented young actor has turned his energies to films and has several features in the can in addition to The Opposite of Sex.
Theater born and bread, Galecki by age 7 began performing in such prestigious theater productions as Fiddler on the Roof, Pippin and Galileo, opposite Brian Dennehy at The Goodman Theater in Chicago.
At the age of 11, he received a Joseph Jefferson citation nomination for his critically-acclaimed performance as John Henry in The Member of the Wedding.
www.sonyclassics.com /oppositeofsex/cast/jg.html   (213 words)

 The Opposite Sex - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Opposite Sex (1956) is a musical remake of the 1939 classic comedy The Women.
This film was directed by David Miller and stars June Allyson, Joan Collins, Dolores Gray, Ann Sheridan, Ann Miller, Leslie Nielsen, Jeff Richards, Agnes Moorehead, Charlotte Greenwood, Joan Blondell, Sam Levene, and Bill Goodwin.
This alters the structure and tone of the base storyline significantly.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Opposite_Sex   (170 words)

 About understanding the opposite sex: male, female gender in relationships. (via CobWeb/3.1 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
About understanding the opposite sex: male, female gender in relationships.
Men, women, mars, Venus, or whatever, men and women should look at the opposite sex as individuals, not stereotypes.
Understanding the opposite gender means understanding that gender differences, gender conceit, and gender correctness are magnified by relationships.
www.cyberparent.com.cob-web.org:8888 /gender   (342 words)

 Free Relationship Advice for Man | Love Relationship Advice for Woman (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab-2.cs.princeton.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
If you are a person who just wants to take advantage of the opposite sex then read no further.
Knowing what it takes to make you attractive to the opposite sex is the key to getting and keeping that special someone in your life.
As I have already stated there are a lot of relationship advice books out there that deal with what the opposite sex likes but that's not going to get you that special someone in your life.
www.3secrets.net.cob-web.org:8888   (2609 words)

 Opposite of Sex
THE OPPOSITE OF SEX is the story of Dedee Truitt (Christina Ricci), a sixteen-year-old girl who runs away from her troubled Louisiana home one summer to live with her rich half brother Bill (Martin Donovan).
She soon wreaks havoc in the lives of everyone she encounters, from Bill's new boyfriend Matt (Ivan Sergei) to his sexually repressed best friend Lucia (Lisa Kudrow).
THE OPPOSITE OF SEX takes a humorous look at life and sex in the '90s, while telling a serious story about human values.
pridefilmfest.com /film98/opposite.htm   (109 words)

 The Opposite of Sex Biographies
Ian Scott McGregor is thrilled to be joining the cast of The Opposite of Sex.
Donna Vivino* is thrilled to be working in the Magic's premiere of The Opposite of Sex.
Patricia Fields (Costume Consultant) is a film and television costume designer and a boutique owner with her own clothing label, who has been active in the fashion world since 1966.
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 Amazon.com: The Opposite of Sex: DVD: Christina Ricci,Martin Donovan (II),Lisa Kudrow,Lyle Lovett,Johnny ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Amazon.com: The Opposite of Sex: DVD: Christina Ricci,Martin Donovan (II),Lisa Kudrow,Lyle Lovett,Johnny Galecki,William Lee Scott,Ivan Sergei,Megan Blake,Colin Ferguson,Dan Bucatinsky,Chauncey Leopardi,Rodney Eastman,Heather Fairfield,Amy Atkins,Leslie Grossman,Emily Newman,Harrison Young,Pancho Demmings,Terry L. Rose,Richard Moore (VIII),Don Roos
For fans of independent, offbeat, dark comedies, The Opposite of Sex is a surefire winner.
Don Roos writes & directs Christina Ricci (Buffalo '66), Lisa Kudrow (Friends), Martin Donovan, and Lyle Lovett (the dude who was married to Julia Roberts) in "The Opposite of Sex" which tackles almost every subject having to do with sex including AIDs, homosexuality, relationships, why we like sex, you name it.
www.amazon.com /Opposite-Sex-Christina-Ricci/dp/0767821009   (2249 words)

 The Opposite of Sex --- Friends @ the Flicks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Opposite of Sex --- Friends @ the Flicks
Just saw "The Opposite of Sex" with Christina Ricci, Lyle Lovett and Lisa Kudrow (there are other people in it, of course, but these are the only ones I recognized).
It was wonderfully written and there were appropriately nasty, evil characters, and kind, gentle characters none of whom are innocent!
www.doublefeature.com /flicks/oppositeofsex.html   (157 words)

 Grosse Pointe: Opposite of Sex - TV.com
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The 'Kim Dies' episode was the highest-rated show ever.
Tell the world what you think of Opposite of Sex, write a review for this episode.
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 The Opposite of Sex
Sixteen-year-old Deedee runs away from Louisiana to live with her half-brother Bill, an English teacher who happens to be gay.
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 "Opposite Sex" (2000)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
So far, about 10 minutes have gone by, but there've already been at least 5 sex jokes.
I have seen this movie and would like to comment on it
Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for "Opposite Sex" (2000)
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 the opposite of sex
She also co-starred in Now and Then, a coming-of-age story produced by Demi Moore.
Ricci will next be featured in Ang Lee's Ice Storm, opposite Kevin Klein, Sigourney Weaver, Joan Allen and Elijah Wood; Last of the High Kings, with Gabriel Byrne and Jared Leto; and Buffalo 66, Vincent Gallo's directorial debut.
Please mail us with any questions or comments.
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 The Opposite Sex Graphic Novel
Sometimes I'd give myself a simple storyline to see if I could solve it visually.
While working on a video for MTV, I started a short story that inspired me to create this large body of work I came to call "The Opposite Sex."
Michael Chandler, former little league superstar, suddenly stopped playing baseball about 4 years ago, and took a profound interest in the Sciences.
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 the opposite of sex: synopsis (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab-2.cs.princeton.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Sheriff Carl Tippett (Lyle Lovett) follows them, trying to help his friends Bill and Lucia find the runaways and keep them out of trouble, all while he finds himself falling in love with Lucia.
Lessons of life and love are learned as they all confront and explore their own sexuality, learn to let go of their traditional beliefs and ultimately discover that what they really want is what Dedee calls the opposite of sex - lasting, committed and loving relationships.
Visit MovieLink, America's source for movie information, showtimes, previews, and even tickets.
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 My Crazy Life : The Opposite of Sex Fanlisting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
My Crazy Life : The Opposite of Sex Fanlisting
Welcome to the My Crazy Life, a fanlisting for the movie The Opposite of Sex.
This site was last updated on June 05, 2006.
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