Month: September 2012

Sex News: neuroscience and female desire, sex spyware, the sex psychic, After Pornified

UK ISPs have come out against default internet filtering of adult content, telling a government consultation that proposals to block content are neither necessary nor effective. UK ISPs dismiss calls for default porn blocks (PC Pro) A respected feminist pornographer reviews the new book After Pornified: How Women Are Transforming Pornography and Why It Matters…

PR is not news: The dot-XXX search engine

On September 17 (9 days ago) I got a cold-call email from an Account Executive at PR firm KCSA Strategic Communications. This is what it said: Hi Violet, Later this month, ICM Registry, the company that created and now operates .xxx domain names, is launching their very own search engine just for adult entertainment websites,…

Sex News: No rape kits at Burning Man, novelist Sasha Grey, Folsom 2012, sex doll rescue

My dear friend Jack Shamama brings us the above iPhone pic – a classic Folsom Street Fair moment in time (San Francisco, Sunday September 23). Best Folsom 2012 moment … (Jack Shamama | Twitter) Turkish rescue workers retrieved an inflatable sex doll from the Black Sea after police were notified by panicked residents who mistook…