Hindu views of homosexuality , and LGBT lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues more generally, are diverse and different Hindu groups have distinct views. Although a few Hindu texts contain injunctions against homosexuality, a number of Hindu texts have portrayed homosexual experience as natural and joyful,  the Kamasutra affirms and recognizes same-sex relations,  and there are several Hindu temples which have carvings that depict both men and women engaging in homosexual acts. In , the Delhi High Court legalised homosexuality in India , but the Supreme Court of India subsequently overturned the high court's decision. Sexuality is rarely discussed openly in contemporary Hindu society, especially in modern India where homosexuality was illegal until a brief period beginning in , due to colonial British laws. Furthermore, LGBT people are often subjected to torture, executions and fines by non-government affiliated vigilante groups.
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No matter what the Kama Sutra might say about the restorative powers of self-love, those who abuse their equipment might have a harder time reaching the peak of pleasure. Penile skin is sensitive, and men who are constantly handling the goods with dry, rough hands can do considerable damage, and experience an intense dip in penis sensitivity. Caring for the penis and trying the following masturbation techniques could help to bring back the sensory information that triggers feelings of pleasure during solo and mutual encounters. Adding a buffer between a man's hands and his penis could reduce harmful friction, and it might add a little spice in the process. These barriers spread one touch across a larger skin surface, awakening many sensory cells in the process. Good options to try include:. Water can be very erotic, and when it's allowed to flow freely, it can also be quite strong.
The relationship between Buddhism and sexual orientation varies by tradition and teacher. According to some scholars, early Buddhism appears to have placed no special stigma on homosexual relations, since the subject was not mentioned. In the early sutras of Buddhism, "accepted or unaccepted human sexual conduct" for laypersons "is not specifically mentioned. Early Buddhism appears to have been silent concerning homosexual relations.
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