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Sex News: The unregulated sperm industry, Fort Hood prostitution, cucumber Fatwa

4 December 2013
Above: Terrific commercial from ACW Grey, Tel Aviv for Israeli lingerie brand Delta. Sperm donation has evolved from a practice of customized production to an industry that resembles mass manufacturing. Today, the supply of sperm in the United States is concentrated in a few large companies that maintain multiple offices around […]
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Sex News: Sex in the Middle East, Microsoft’s sexist Xbox One gimmick, white guys and Asian girls

28 November 2013
The data shown above come from the Facebook dating app, Are You Interested (AYI). All men except Asians preferred Asian women, while all except black women preferred white men. And both black men and black women got the lowest response rates for their respective genders. The uncomfortable racial preferences revealed by […]
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Sex News: new Apple censorship, being gay for pay, Nymphomaniac trailer, cow condoms

22 November 2013
To say the trailer for Lars von Trier’s upcoming sex epic Nymphomaniac was hotly anticipated would be an understatement. The rapidly-cut preview clip (above) doesn’t disappoint, packed as it is with graphic sex scenes. 'Nymphomaniac' Trailer: Lars Von Trier's Epic Gets Sex-Soaked Preview (Video) (Hollywood Reporter) The publisher and editor of New […]
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Sex News: Orgasm Wars, jailbait sexbots, latex allergies, rapist twins, Pinsex

17 November 2013
Meet today's two contestants: Ryou Sawai, a heterosexual Japanese porn star with a 90s boy band haircut, and Takuya, a gay man who owns a bar called Cholesterol. The challenge: Can Takuya bring Sawai to orgasm against his will within 40 minutes? If you thought Deal or No Deal was […]
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Sex News: Jon Hamm, Federal strip search assaults, PornIQ, Amazon censorship

9 November 2013
"Like all good stories, this one had a villain: “the girlfriend.” A sex-hating, man-foiling human barricade whose cruel, withholding ways sent armies of disconsolate men into the tender embrace of their “favorite” porn stars daily. I was taken aback. I was a girlfriend! I mean, I wasn’t that girlfriend. But […]
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Sex News: Penn Jillette, Girls Gone Bitcoin, Owen Wilson, Prosthetic Vaginas

1 November 2013
What Are We Doing After We Finish Masturbating? (The Onion) File under: is the APA crazy? Pedophilia is not a “sexual orientation,” and erroneous use of that phrase will be corrected soon in the American Psychiatric Association's newest edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, known as DSM-5 or […]
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Sex News: Public vasectomies, hackers and hookers, George R.R. Martin talks Game of Bones

26 October 2013
A new photo series from U.K. publication The Sun, called What Real Men Look Like in Pants Ads, shows regular blokes posing in their skivvies. Each real dude wears a designer brand like Dolce and Gabbana and Armani and strikes the same pose as a famous model like David Beckham, […]
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Sex News: Game of Bones, Nude Male Celebs, shutdown sex gimmicks, Rocco Siffredi’s TV show

12 October 2013
What do you do when Facebook compares you to a porn star? Well, if you're irreverent marketing consultant and author Erika Napoletano, you run with it. Napoletano recently realized (after receiving what she describes as "a metric fuckton" of emails from friends) that fans of her Facebook page, Redhead Writing, […]
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Sex News: Ethical Porn Partnership, harmful reporting, writing about sex, abusive polyamory

5 October 2013
Last month director Tristan Taormino announced she's condom-only in her porn productions from now on - this week, award-winning director Axel Braun is adding a new stipulation for adult performers who wish to appear in sexually explicit roles in any of his movies: effective immediately the minimum age requirement will […]
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Sex News: Animal orgasms, Bitcoin sex work, Limerick Larry, false sex reporting

26 September 2013
Gawker was wrong: no, it is not legal to walk around Sweden masturbating in public. But Gawker likely got their info from the Daily Mail, which cited a mistranslation as evidence to prove that, from now on, it will be totally fine to wander the streets of Sweden masturbating. Great […]
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Sex News: Tristan Taormino’s condom stand, breast weights, sexual jihad

22 September 2013
A Kiev-based agency has developed iron weights shaped like breasts. It’s a real product. Breast Weights: A Bro-tastic New Standard In Agency IP (Fastco Create) Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Welfare has blocked Looo.ch and added it into the Registry of Forbidden Sites. The site recently […]
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Sex News: Author Sasha Grey, Masters of Sex comes early, X-Art sanctioned, LELO’s legal trouble

17 September 2013
A federal court in Wisconsin has sanctioned a lawyer for adult film producer Malibu Media (also known as X-Art) for filing lists of "disturbing lewd, unusual and unredacted titles of pornographic films allegedly also downloaded by the defendant" but not produced by Malibu, in eleven lawsuits. Judge William Conley said […]
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Sex News: Yale’s nonconsensual sex, Eat24 porn marketing, Disney twerk, smiling penises

14 September 2013
What happens when a country renowned for its homophobic and extreme religious beliefs opens up about bedroom practices? An Englishwoman's Guide To Ugandan Sexual Customs & Marriage Rituals (Sabotage Times) In a push by the Federal Government, US universities are required to strengthen their policies and punishments with respect to sexual assault. […]
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Sex News: Arse Elektronika, Porna Awards, Google vs. F1′s Max Mosley

10 September 2013
Cool! HuffPo UK interviews director Petra Joy, whose film A Taste Of Joy just won a Porna award 2013 from Dusk!, the only adult TV channel for a female audience. Porn Film Director: 'The Revolution For Women Is Happening Right Now' (HuffPo UK) YAY! Our favorite sex/art/tech festival Arse Elektronika has posted […]
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Sex News: Terrible sex kits, Parliamentary porn requests, Jizz lube, Asia Adult Expo

4 September 2013
This is one of those 'hell of a post' posts, that isn't necessarily news, but you won't want to miss it. And as a journalist who writes about sex and porn, and also bare-knuckle boxes with tech's most influential PR departments, I think the PR reference is bracingly right on […]
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Sex News: Chelsea Manning, Kink under investigation, sex work drive-ins, Putin, Kim Jong Un

1 September 2013
MT @Wikipedia_Forum: Wikipedia moves #ChelseaManning back to Bradley Manning http://t.co/LSrksGvzcO http://t.co/CJSa15XX1A #girlslikeus— Cecilia C Chung (@cecilia_c_chung) August 31, 2013 If you read any post about Manning's gender, make it this one: "(...) Manning is a person whose imprisonment for half a lifetime tells us of the ethical failure of the world’s remaining […]
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Sex News: lapdance underwear for men, Alexander Skarsgard, cat sex, HIV porn halt, OkCupid security bug

24 August 2013
Southern users spend more time watching porn than any other region, and the term “creampie” is the most searched term in the U.S. These results were part of a new mid-year PornHub.com state-by-state study focusing on the country’s most porn-hungry web users as reported in Cosmopolitan Magazine. PornHub Reports Southern States […]
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Sex News: Uber for sex, Porn Filter Venn Diagram, porn webmaster AMA, #Slanegirl

20 August 2013
Above: Internet porn-filter Venn diagram (Paul Bernal) Two friends had an idea to break their sexual dry spells: Pure, an app set to release next week in iTunes, that supposedly brings the on-demand convenience of Uber or Seamless to the bedroom. On Pure, users designate their gender and the gender(s) of […]
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Sex News: Oculus Rift virtual sex, Avengers sex toys, copyright-free porn, Geek Squad

14 August 2013
Sex-simulation software developer ThriXXX announced it has integrated the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset into its soon-to-be released Chathouse3D product. It’s described as a peer-to-peer 3D chat client that lets adult-only users socialize in private virtual spaces, virtually date, and engage in multi-player sexual role play fantasies while plugged into […]
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Sex News: ‘Lovelace’ sued, NSA sex harassment, Boob Jam for coders, Database pr0n, sex and apps

9 August 2013
Image via Vitruvian Man in Socks (Design You Trust) How the pressures of the shipping industry have shaped everything about the maritime culture of Filipino Seafarers. Right down to their penile implants. The Strange Sexual Quirk of Filipino Seafarers (The Atlantic) An NSA recruit describes failing the polygraph test in a fit of […]
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