There is always a new frontier.
For sex, I mean.
Look at it this way: two centuries ago, interracial sex got people killed. Then it was same-sex sex, and then, after we entered the Light Cone, it was sex with aliens. And we've never looked back.
Do I think my job is the central to Earth's diplomatic success? No. I'm not that arrogant. But I do think that without people like me, we'd be dead in the water, or maybe just dead.
You see, people don't respect you unless they think you're a person, too. And they won't think you're a person unless you can have sex with them. That's basic instinct to anything with genetic material it wants to pas