Nibbles: Male Pill Update, Gay “Treatments” Lawsuit Victory, Cloud Girlfriend, Blow-Drying One’s Balls

  • First proposed as a free social media dating simulator, Cloud Girlfriend still offers a faux “girlfriend experience” but leaves us wondering why we’d need to meet yet another fake profile – and why Cloud Girlfriend didn’t take their dating sim lessons from Japan. Cloud Girlfriend Open To All: Hard Lessons For Dating Sims (ZDNet)
  • They described her as “reckless”, “disrespectful”, “dogmatic” and “unprofessional”. They said she showed “no empathy” towards her client. Why? Psychotherapist Lesley Pilkington had tried to turn a gay person straight. In a landmark ruling this week, Pilkington, 60, was found guilty of “treating” a patient for his homosexuality. Conversion therapy: she tried to make me ‘pray away the gay’ (The Guardian, via Scarleteen)
  • So what’s happened to the ‘male pill‘? Is a reliable contraceptive for men in faithful long-term relationships just around the corner, or will men have to rely on the old methods — unsatisfactory or plain risky as they are — for the foreseeable future? Male pill: everything you need to know (
  • Vivid co-chairman Steven Hirsch said that Chyna approached him months ago to breathe life into her XXX career and wanted to work with the biggest male porn star in the business. Ex-Wrestling Star Chyna Returns to Porn (XBIZ Newswire)

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  1. It seems like that open-letter one could have made the point about respecting the comfort of the people around you without so much agist window-dressing. Or was that the point? :/

  2. Late 2001, early 2002 I participated in a male pill study here in Seattle.

    My wife said I became slightly more aggressive while on it but other than that, the vasectomy and the new TiVo we bought with the money I was paid, really didn’t notice anything.

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