Sex News: The Elliot Rodger PUA murders and #YesAllWomen, Oculus Rift porn app


  • On Friday night, 22-year-old student Elliot Rodger killed six people and wounded seven more in Santa Barbara: Rodger shot himself before police caught him. According to his own videos before the murders, Rodger was an outraged “pick up artist” (PUA) who wanted to kill [sorority] girls for not fucking him. The PUA boards he was on have deleted his posts, and claim that proper use of game – manipulating girls into fucking him – would have “saved lives.”
    The Pick-Up Artist Community’s Predictable, Horrible Response to a Mass Murder (Slate)
  • “Talking with a good friend the other day about all the recent attention regarding sexual assault on college campuses… we quickly got around to an angle that cuts close to home: What would we tell our teenage sons, who themselves will go off to school in the next few years?”
    What I’m Telling My Son About Drunk Sex and Consent (TIME)


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  • SugarDVD is working on an app for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. It currently is working with motion-capture studios in Los Angeles to generate original, virtual reality-optimized content that will take full advantage of the Oculus Rift’s technology.
    SugarDVD Planning an App for Oculus Rift VR Headset (XBIZ)

  • A three-story Bushwick [New York] building is being converted into a judgement-free living space for polyamorous lovers. Leon Feingold (of Open Love NY), the real estate agent representing the free-love residence claims “It’s not a sex-fest. It’s not a place to come and get your freak on. It’s a place to come home to.”
    Brooklyn Based Apartment Building for Polyamorists (Observer)

  • The deep-necked T-shirt is a dangerous item of clothing for a man. There is only one thing it’s good for, and that is a visual hammer-blow to focus attention on a manly chest, a dead-aimed bull’s-eye boast for the breasts, an in-yer-face whoop for a studly rack.
    Jude Law and the Great Male ‘He-Vage’ Crisis (Daily Beast)
  • “As a sex worker of 10 years who has been involved in activism and policy work, I have heard the full gamut of assumptions people make about the industry… so let’s go over nine of the biggest lies told about sex work.”
    9 Lies We Have To Stop Telling About Sex Workers (Policy Mic)

  • Madonna and Katy Perry donned erotic accessories and posed in erotic shapes, but the whole shoot is remarkably sterile and unerotic. It’s a feat in and of itself.
    Madonna & Katy Perry by Steven Klein (Fashiontography)

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