Cheryl Cohen Green says job is to help people who are confused about sexuality
Greene also helps clients with severe disabilities
A new movie based on the life of sex surrogate Cheryl Cohen Greene premiered at the Sundance Film Festival this week and received rave reviews.
Greene has intercourse with clients for therapy. She explained to Dr. Drew Thursday night exactly what her profession entails.
“My job is to help people who are confused and have a lot of misinformation about sexuality,” she said. “We don’t live in a very sex-positive culture. [I] help them understand themselves — not try to have them fit into what they see in the media … [I] help them to understand how to relax — how to know more about their own bodies — how to share that with a partner.”
Dr. Drew then asked Greene about her work with people who have severe disabilities or medical problems that may have no other way to engage in sex.
“Those people have just as much of a sex drive and interest in finding out what they can or cannot do,” she responded.
Dr. Drew added, “So [it’s] not about changing a culture or changing people’s thinking about sexuality.”
Egypt’s banned Muslim Brotherhood movement has unveiled its plans to scrap a peace treaty with Israel if it comes to power, a deputy leader said in an interview with NHK TV.
Rashad al-Bayoumi said the peace treaty with Israel will be abolished after a provisional government is formed by the movement and other Egypt’s opposition parties.
“After President Mubarak steps down and a provisional government is formed, there is a need to dissolve the peace treaty with Israel,” al-Bayoumi said.
Egypt was the first Arab country to officially recognize Israel and sign a peace agreement with the Israeli government in 1979. It is also a major mediator of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The Muslim Brotherhood has recently come to light amid mass anti-government protests in Egypt. Some media voiced concerns that the banned Islamic movement could eventually take power in the riot-hit Arab country.
The deeply conservative Islamic movement, which wants to move Egypt from secularism and return to the rules of the Quran, failed to win a single seat in the 2010 Egyptian parliamentary election.
The Muslim Brotherhood joined the anti-government protests in Egypt last week. The unrest, seen by many analysts as a major threat to repressive governments in the region, has already claimed the lives of at least 300 people and injured several thousand.