They’re an integral part of all of our lives, yet the treatment of love and sex can vary wildly between individuals, not to mention between cultures. In this series, we travel across the continents to discover the differing attitudes to love and sex.
In China, the one-child policy has led to a surplus of male singles, and a new market has spread up around dating, while in Japan, women are growing tired of waiting for a man, and choosing to marry themselves instead. In India, we hear the story of the country’s first openly – and illegally – gay prince, and witness huge and elaborate weddings. And in the USA, we meet the three-person polyamourous ‘thruple’ raising four children.
From sex scandals with global repercussions to promoting a national chastity movement, American views on sex veer from one extreme to the other. We travel across the country to find out more.More info
It's the birthplace of the Kama Sutra and Bollywood romances but in real life, kissing in the street or just talking about sex in India is considered obscene.More info
We travel across the continents to discover the differing attitudes to love and sex.More info