Month: April 2011

Weekly WANT: Kohler Bidet Toilet, New Jimmyjane, Flexi Cock Cage, Kitty Blindfold, Sex Candles

No, we will never ever be able to afford the Kohler Numi Bidet Toilet ($6400) but damn, the commercial makes it look sexy. (YouTube) The brand-new Jimmyjane Form 4 ($145) was high on my want list – and then they sent me one. I can objectively state that despite that disclosure, it is well worth…

Wednesday Nibbles: Dating Secrets of Cougars and Cubs, Hollie Stevens Breast Cancer Fund, A Porn Star In The Family

Black Eyed Pea will.i.am tells Elle that women who have condoms on hand are basically tacky hos – putting forth a view about women taking care of their sexual health that is neither ‘cute’ or ‘old fashioned’ but is in reality demeaning and devaluing: Master Pea (Elle) With all the hate directed at porn performers…

Photos by Rae Threat: “The Industry”

Two small pages of arresting portraits that I want to call ‘beautiful pictures of beautiful people’ – because they are. Rae Threat‘s galleries on Behance, comprised of right now’s top cult porn stars, include The Industry: Textured and The Industry: Select Works. In them you’ll find achingly romantic photos of April Flores, classics like the…

Real-Life Superheroes Offer Sex Workers Protection From the Long Island Serial Killer

The Long Island Serial Killer has dismembered and murdered possibly up to ten women, and all of the victims are sex workers. Many feel that because they are sex workers the victims (and any potential victims) have not been treated respectfully (or seriously) by the press – and some say, the police as well. Real…

Sunday Nibbles: McDonalds Victim Speaks, BDSM Massage Therapy, Anti-Porn Feminist Confronted, Much Ado About Semen

Raging on the social internets since the incident broke Friday morning – warning, this is very painful to parse. Trans girl is beaten until she has a seizure in a McDonald’s restroom, its employees film and post to YouTube (with sickening commentary), media picks it up. Kudos to the Baltimore Sun for reaching out to…

I recently had the honor of being asked to moderate a Commonwealth Club panel, The State of Sex and Dating in San Francisco. On March 31, I arrived to a standing-room-only event (with people waiting outside for possible openings), and moderated a panel that consisted of Ethan Watters (Urban Tribes, Grotto); Nicole Daedone (OneTaste; Slow…

Now in its fifth year, the Feminist Porn Awards are making history, getting recognition from the mainstream porn industry, and becoming legendary. (They didn’t need anything from Big Porn, but I think it’s great to see more bridges built.) No narrow stereotypes of porn, of feminism, or anything else here – just hot porn. I…