2 July 2009
US documentary-maker Liz Canner takes on Big Pharma over the creation and marketing of a disease called ‘female sexual dysfunction’. She runs the gamut of ‘cures’ from pills to patches and pumps, all the way to cosmetic vaginal surgery as a means of ‘curing’ a disorder that supposedly ruins the sex lives of 43 per cent of women in the US. Big money is at stake and Canner is both outraged and highly entertaining in revealing the pseudo-science behind the corporate commodification of ordinary sex.
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