Sex News: Wank Champ, Love and Autism, Lady Gaga, Backpage Murders, Rihanna

by Violet Blue on December 27, 2011

  • UK tabloid The Sun has a great collection of sexy stills of Rihanna from her hot new video, You Da One. Rihanna’s new video is BAD (The Sun)
  • This is one of my favorite posts of 2011. “For anybody with an interest in cultural history — and especially, aspects of cultural history that have ever been covert or officially suppressed, like porn — it’s this “everything floats up to the surface and becomes visible, in time” aspect of the Internet that is most miraculous.” Bondage Sex And The Liberation Of Culture (Eros Blog)
  • Tantus is having a deep end of the year sale on their high quality silicone sex toys – don’t miss this one. Closeout Items (Tantus Toys)

  • 2011 saw so much boundary-breaking in pop that the lines seem forever pulled down. There were several underground rap hits unabashedly celebrating oral pleasures; Top 10 songs about sex addiction, the cowgirl position and extraterrestrial booty; country music’s embrace of the stripper pole (…) The Year In Pop And Profanity (NPR)
  • Ten bills stood out as particularly perturbing and far-reaching efforts to stymie women’s access to abortion services, birth control, and vital women’s health services like breast cancer screenings. Here are ThinkProgress’s nominations for the most extreme attacks on a woman’s right to choose… The GOP’s 10 Most Extreme Attacks On A Woman’s Right To Choose An Abortion (ThinkProgress)
  • This UK conference next year about sex writing looks really interesting: Eroticon 2012 (conference.eroticnotebook.co.uk)
  • Forced “virginity tests” on female detainees were ruled illegal in Egypt on Tuesday, after a court ordered an end to the practice. The decision may open door to financial compensation for women subjected to tests during anti-government protests. ‘Virginity tests’ on Egypt protesters are illegal, says judge (Guardian UK)
  • Corey Silverberg digs into the stats and dishes up the ten most popular sex questions of 2011, according to his (excellent) work at About.com: Sex. 2011 Top Ten Sex Questions (About: Sex)
  • Early reports suggested that companies and schools were snapping up .xxx domains to prevent them from being used for pornographic purposes. “There’s been a lot of news about people rushing to buy .xxx,” Bursztein told CNET today. “But after the dust settled, it turns out that the data don’t agree with the hype.” These .xxx domains are ready to hook up (CNET News)
  • For Masanobu Sato, his skill is jerking off. The Tokyo native holds the masturbation world record at San Francisco’s annual Masturbate-a-thon for the longest continuous time spent masturbating: 9 hours and 58 minutes. To prepare for the event, Sato swam twice weekly and gained five kilograms of muscle. Video: World Masturbation Champion Prefers Anime Girls to Real Girls (Kotaku)

  • “All these young Aspergians want to know how to succeed at dating,” John Robison told his son after his speaking engagements. And as a high school girlfriend broke up with Jack over the course of that year, Jack began to wonder more urgently about the same question. Love and Autism (NY Times)

  • The obscenity trial of a woman who was given a ticket for driving a truck displaying fake testicles was delayed again Wednesday, this time because not enough potential jurors showed up. Obscenity trial gets 3rd delay (The Post and Courier, image via)
  • Pointed out by a commenter at Techdirt, seven years ago Denmark got a child pornography filter on the Internet; since then it’s been used almost exclusively – actually, abused – by big businesses (recording industry) and government entities (Danish politicians) to silence websites that these entities don’t like. Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt (Techdirt)
  • Catholic Most Holy Redeemer Church in San Francisco was recently asked by the city’s Catholic archdiocese to rescind invitations to three gay-friendly clergy who had been invited to perform a series of pre-Christmas evening services. The reason? Christmas isn’t a time of year when the Catholic church thinks anyone should be discussing gay themes, even if the whole room is full of gay people.Gay-Friendly Castro Church Forced To Disinvite Gay-Friendly Clergy From Pre-Christmas Services (SFist)

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1 Bacchus December 28, 2011 at 6:34 am

Thanks, Violet!

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